We're exploring the Top 5 places Canadians like to travel during the winter months. It's not that we don't love snow storms, icy roads, warm layers and less sunshine... okay nevermind. We're packing our bags and here's where we're going. Flight already booked? You can use The Canadian March Break Packing List to make sure you have everything you need.
1. Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos Islands are a favourite destination for Canadians fleeing the cold. You might even run into Drake as he often vacations there. It’s the ideal destination for divers and snorkelers; try exploring Smith’s Reef in Provo for an underwater experience you won’t forget. Fun fact, the island almost became one of the provinces of Canada.
2. Los Cabos, Mexico
Craving beautiful beaches, delicious food, and adventure? Then Los Cabos is the place for you! The two towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo located in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula offer a wide variety of activities and experiences, all of which include escaping the cold Canadian winter!
Currently the temperature in the Bahamas is 27 degrees, need we say more? The Bahamas are known for their rich and vibrant culture, with 700 islands there is no shortage of beaches and pristine ocean waters. For a truly unique experience visit the Exuma islands and swim with pigs - yes, pigs on a beach.
4. Whistler, BC
It wouldn’t be a list for Canadians, without at least one snowy destination. Whistler BC offers over 8,000 acres of mountainous terrain with more than 200 marked trails for all skill levels to explore. There are also tons of local shops and restaurants so you can get the authentic après-ski experience.
5. Saint Lucia
Take a break from the hustle and bustle and explore the island of Saint Lucia. This island has a unique landscape including; volcanos, beaches, oceans, and rainforests. For the golf-lovers, be sure to check out the luxurious Cabot Saint Lucia, from the creators of the #1 golf resort in Canada; Cabot Cape Breton.
Bonus: The Canada House
Looking for the perfect staycation? Look no further than The Canada House, our retreat residence in the heart of Prince Edward County. The interior of the house has been designed by the Province of Canada team for family and friends to share their holiday, getaway or work-cation, in comfort and relaxed luxury. High-end meets humble – a perfect place to bring the fam together. Book Stay →