Only a few days to go before Christmas and you are still wondering how you are going to spend the holiday seasons? Why not leave snow or extreme heat for holidays in perfect conditions? Ever dreamt of exotic Christmas holidays? Why not spend those holidays sipping on a cocktail of a dream-like beach in the exotic sun of the Indian Ocean. Here is our list of top destinations for those Christmas Holidays!
Christmas in Mauritius
Mauritius discerns itself as a single large, volcanic island with uneven mountain peaks leading down to an azure lagoon enfolding the island. With its numerous high-class resorts raising the standards of luxury in Mauritius you will always come across greater levels of service and amenities at any time of the year, especially during Christmas period.
Mauritius is home to great culture and diversity. Influences from around the word melted to create a pot of cultures. This cultural diversity has brought about an awesome and unique cuisines along with an interesting culture.
Spending Christmas in Mauritius is a great experience. It’s definitely not a white Christmas awaiting for you there since Christmas occurs during summer in Mauritius. If you are planning on making some Xmas Shopping, then Mauritius is an ideal destination providing you with an array of shops where you will find all kind of products from clothing to jewelry. All cultures celebrate Christmas in the island and you will definitely enjoy a unique moment during the fireworks and fire crackers time both for Christmas and New year.
Christmas in Maldives
Maldives is a group of 1,200 small, flat, coral islands that offer outstanding beaches and memorable snorkeling and diving. There are no hills or mountains in the Maldives and the pristine islands are bordered by lagoons and coral reef. Maldives is mostly about beach, sun, water sports, restaurants, and relaxation.
Each resort in the Maldives is on its own island, which collectively boasts the world’s best over-water villas, innovative resort features, and first-class spa facilities. Some of the nicest, most creative, unique resorts in the World are in the Maldives: So If you want to spend unique Christmas holidays head towards the Maldives! Enjoy your turkey and Christmas pudding on the beach with an unforgettable Christmas holiday trip to the Maldives.
Christmas in Seychelles
The Seychelles striking tropical scenery is due to its unique granite-island group. Huge granite boulders lining white-sand beaches craft breathtaking views that you will find only in the Seychelles. In addition to splendid coastlines, island hopping will bring you to discover rare flora and fauna, pristine rain forests, and wonderful people.
The 3 main islands of the Seychelles each have luxury resorts while there are also a number of private islands. On this festive occasion, every family member usually hosts a lavish dinner which is then followed by gift-giving and evening parties. Discover the various corners of the islands and how Christmas is celebrated in your rented car. Enjoy the beaches, giant tortoises, Coco de Mer (World’s largest coconut), rare birds and vegetation amid the granite hill surroundings will make a perfect setting for a unique Christmas holiday in a beautiful hotel.
Christmas in Seychelles is the time for sumptuous feasts and family gatherings. With delicious food, games, and fun-filled activities, the celebrations in Seychelles are no less exciting than that in any other part of the world during this festival.
Christmas in Rodrigues
Rodrigues is a hilly island with a chain of valleys plunging to the 300 km2 lagoon, bringing an exciting feeling of lightness whilst meandering through the steep cliffs and terraced fields towards its 80-km coastline. One of the most distinctive features of this fascinating island is its relief.
If you are planning on a secluded and peaceful Christmas holidays then a trip to Rodrigues via Mauritius is a great way to enjoy tranquil festivities away from the usual bustle of cities.
Christmas in Reunion
As one of the Mascarenes jewels in the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island offers its extreme landscapes for extreme Christmas holidays. From its beaches and beautiful waterfalls to the sharp peaks and sometimes snowy summits, you will definitely enjoy a unique seasons holiday on Reunion Island.
If you want to keep that very essence of Christmas: Snow, you will be amazed by the scenery that is dominated by the Piton des Neiges, a 3071-meters-high extinct volcano that is sometimes covered by a snow cap. To feel more like spending Christmas on another planet, do not miss the lunar landscape of Plaine des Sables, a desert buffer zone before the enclosure to the Piton de la Fournaise. This active volcano attracts many specialists and visitors on each spontaneous eruption, with lava rivers flowing down its slopes.
Christmas in Sri Lanka
The Christian population in Sri Lanka is much less when compared to Buddhist and Hindus. Yet, the preparation for this great day begins several weeks prior to the festival, and celebration with great enthusiasm in true Sri Lankan style.
It all starts with sound of fire crackers at dawn of 1st December and is this is the first sign of intimation that Christmas in round the corner. Christmas spirit can be seen everywhere in Sri Lanka: the hotels and shopping malls wayside boutiques are decorated by Christmas trees bells, angels and Santa clauses statue lit up in most of the country sides.
Sri Lankan peoples consider Christmas the perfect time to sharing kind, loving compassion hearts with others. Christians invite relatives, friends to their Christmas parties and share with them seasonal cakes, wines and other Christmas foods. That engages hearts of one and all. No one can feel that Christmas is a minority in the nation .Other Sri Lankan people treats the Christmas festival as their own festival and spending wonderful Christmas holidays days there is a definite must for those looking for a magical Christmas!
Christmas on Christmas Island
Christmas Island is one of natures most impressive feats, an island full of natural wonders: from the unique annual red crab migration to rare and unusual birds and glorious deserted beaches where the only footprints in the sand are those made by nesting turtles.
With so many endemic species, the island is often referred to as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. Yet it also displays a curious amalgam of cultures, history and industry, emerging as a place where all these elements create a truly unusual travel experience.
Why not spend Christmas on one of the island discovered the very day this festival is celebrated around the world? With the various wonders you will come across on this beautiful island, you will without any doubt enjoy one of the most unique Christmas of you life.
Well, hope you have finally made a choice for your XMAS HOLIDAY DESTINATION and we wish you enjoy a wonderful Christmas in one of those dream destinations!
Merry Xmas Holidayers!!!!