When it comes to the holiday season, there are some who enjoy sunny beaches and sandy walks and then there are some who would much rather find the biggest snow pile and dive right in – welcome to the world of winter fun where sunshine may not be the priority but snowy fun and delights would be the ideal getaway for many!
If you have never before booked a snow holiday or if you are a seasoned pro trying to find tips to convince others to join you on this epic type of getaway, we have a list of reasons why choosing a snowy holiday destination may be the thing for you and them!
It doesn’t all have to be about sports
No, it really doesn’t because snow-filled holiday destinations are a great opportunity to get out and discover some amazing towns and cities that benefit from snow-capped homes and streets.
Think of places like Switzerland, Canada, Norway, and even Spain. Some communities are built around these extreme winter conditions, especially the nordic ones which means that the pace of life is different and the activities are totally different as well. From sledding to enjoy pastries and fine coffee; relax by log fires and go for fresh morning walks and even throw in some mountain hikes whilst you’re at it – it’s not all about sports but something physical is always a good idea!
Pick up a snow sport
It’s easy to lie on a beach and relax in warm sunshine but sometimes that can get boring – especially for the adventurous and energetic ones.
Skiing, snowboarding, kite-boarding and even ice-climbing can scratch that boredom itch very comfortably and, learning these new sports also becomes something that you can enjoy in friends or even by yourself. The best thing, once you learn, it’s like riding a bike, you’ll never forget.
It’s great value for everyone
You may think that the initial outlay of a snowy winter holiday may cost a lot but then, for many, especially those who do snow sports, it really doesn’t. Lots of accommodation cover skiing and mountain passes as well as you have nature on the doorstep to go out and do hikes and climbs with very little outlay to begin in this area.
When you rent cabins with family and friends, it can be cheaper than jetting off to some resorts around Europe and just think of all the different activities you’ll get to do as well. You can do a lot, especially in a few hours every day.
Make great memories
One of the best things about a snowy holiday destination is that you get to make some great memories. Think about the time you spend with friends, family, and even complete strangers in these activities or even just at a coffee house overlooking some of the most spectacular views – it can’t be recreated as easily in a cityscape or even a beach holiday when you really think about it!