The Best Places to Go on Holiday in January

Ready to set sail for adventure this winter? Check out our list of the best places to go on holiday in January with Le Collectionist!
The Best Places to Go on Holiday in January
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Are you longing for a winter getaway? January might be the perfect time for a luxury holiday! With Christmas and New Year behind you, it is an ideal time to escape. January is a great month for travel because its typically not as crowded as other months when people are taking their summer trips or celebrating holidays.  So, you wont have to worry about crowds at popular tourist attractions and you can really enjoy your holiday without feeling rushed or overwhelmed. Depending on where you want to go, there are plenty of luxury holiday destinations ready to be discovered in January!

If you’re looking for warm weather, South Africa and the Caribbean are great choices for sunshine in January. If skiing or snowboarding is more your style, head to the Alps to find excellent skiing conditions during this time of year. No matter where you decide to go in January, Le Collectionist is here to make sure that every aspect of your dream holiday is exactly how you like it. That's why we've curated this luxury travel guide to show you some of the best places to go on holiday in January! 

Explore our favourite destinations:

Cape Town

Cape Town is an amazing destination to visit in January! With stunning beaches, rich culture and incredible landscapes, it offers something for everyone to explore. January is a great time to explore the city’s many attractions and activities, from surfing at one of the world-famous beaches to exploring Table Mountain, there is no shortage of things to do outdoors. If you're looking for some retail therapy, then head over to V&A Waterfront where you can find plenty of shops selling souvenirs and local produce. Foodies will love the variety of restaurants serving up delicious seafood dishes alongside traditional African fare.

The weather in January is warm but not too hot, making it ideal for sightseeing. There are also plenty of festivals happening throughout the month including the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival which takes place on 2nd January and features colourful musical performances by locals dressed in bright costumes and lively parades! Those looking for an alternative way to enjoy their stay should check out what's playing at Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden, which hosts outdoor concerts throughout January. It's a great way to experience some live music while taking in beautiful views! Whether your thing is sightseeing or partying, there's something for everyone here; just don't forget your sunscreen!

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a tropical paradise with plenty of exciting opportunities for you to explore. January is one of the best times to visit as there are many outdoor activities available such as hiking, zip lining and bird watching. You can also enjoy taking part in wildlife tours at various national parks where you'll have the chance to see sloths, monkeys and even toucans! For those looking for an adrenaline rush, whitewater rafting on one of Costa Rica’s many rivers is also a popular activity. You can also spend your days lounging on some stunning beaches, perfect for sunbathing and relaxing on soft white sand. If you're looking for something more active than lying around on the beach then why not try your hand at surfing? The waves here can be pretty big, so if you're feeling brave, go ahead and give it a go!

For culture lovers visiting Costa Rica in January, you should definitely check out some of the colonial towns with beautiful churches from centuries past as well as traditional markets full of handmade souvenirs! There are also many cultural sites throughout Costa Rica that will immerse you in its history and local customs. No matter what type of traveller you might be, whether you want to relax or seek adventure, Costa Rica in January has something special waiting just for you!

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Are you an avid winter sports enthusiast looking for a great destination to explore this winter? If so, then look no further than the beautiful mountain resort of Meribel in the French Alps. In the famous ski area of Les Trois Vallées, Meribel has something to offer everyone from beginner skiers and snowboarders to experienced adventurers. 

When it comes to skiing, there are plenty of options available at Meribel. With over 600km of connected pistes throughout Les Trois Vallées, you won’t run out of terrain any time soon! Beginner skiers can enjoy some easy green runs while more experienced skiers have access to black diamonds and off-piste areas as well. There are also many other activities such as dog sledging and ice skating that can be enjoyed if skiing isn't your thing!


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Tignes, in the Savoie region of France, is an ideal ski destination for those looking to escape the winter blues. It offers plenty of snow and a wide range of activities during the month of January. The most popular activity is obviously skiing or snowboarding down one of Tignes' many slopes. With 140km of runs, there's something for everyone from beginner to expert skier. The resort also boasts snow parks with jumps and rails perfect for freestyle riders. Those looking for something a bit more relaxed can take a leisurely ride on one of the many chairlifts around the area or even take part in a husky safari tour across the frozen landscape.

Off-the-slopes activities are plentiful in Tignes as well, with a selection of bars, restaurants and shops to explore! Try traditional French cuisine with local wines or grab a slice from one of its many pizzerias–the choice is yours! Lastly, don't forget about après–ski activities which include hot tubs and spa treatments for relaxation after long days spent outdoors skiing a d exploring all that this beautiful area has to offer! So why not visit Meribel in January? It's not only one of France's most renowned ski resorts but offers unbeatable scenery and fantastic opportunities for outdoor fun all year round – whether it be hitting the slopes with family and friends or taking part in some après–ski revelry!

With Le Collectionist, planning your dream holiday has never been easier! If one of these best places to go on holiday in January sparks inspiration, then explore our collection of luxury villa rentals and choose the perfect home for you and your loved ones!

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