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Get Into The Holiday Spirit With These 5 Winter Getaways

The holidays are here, and it's time to get in the spirit by celebrating with family and friends.

1. Barcelona—Celebration Under The Stars

Barcelona

Celebrate the New Year while dining on the rooftop of the Majestic Hotel and Spa. Michelin-starred Chef Nandu Jubany will treat guests to culinary delights as the Dom Perignon flows. Enjoy spectacular views of Barcelona while an orchestra plays throughout dinner and as the DJ takes over later into the night. Guests will end 2015 with the best meal of the year.

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Call: +34.93.488.1717; Visit: http://www.hotelmajestic.es/en

 

2. Morocco—A Christmas Retreat

Morocco

Escape during the holidays to the Royal Mansour. Guests will spend three nights in a private one-bedroom riad with a plunge pool and courtyard, and get to experience a traditional hammam treatment. On Christmas, enjoy complimentary tea time before heading to La Table Restaurant led by Michelin-starred Chef Yannick Alleno, who will treat guests to a complimentary Christmas dinner. The special also includes one brunch at La Table Restaurant.

Call: +212.5.29.80.80.80; Visit: http://royalmansour.com/

 

3. Colorado—Winter Wonderland For The Holidays

Colorado

Spend Christmas and New Year's at Colorado's Home Ranch, a luxury dude ranch known for its stunning setting within the Elk River Valley. This all-inclusive Relais & Chateaux property offers exquisite holiday dining and festivity packages that include airport and valet ski shuttle service, endless guided backcountry skiing and snowshoeing trails within a million-acre forest, sledding, tubing, sleigh rides and more

Call: 970.879.1780; Visit: http://homeranch.com/

 

4. Jamaica—Take Time To Detox

Jamaica

Start the new year off right during the New Year's Revolution Retreat at GoldenEye resort in Jamaica. This five-night, health-focused retreat features Reggaelates workouts—Island Outpost's signature workout that blends Pilates and yoga with reggae music; paddleboard yoga in the aqua marine lagoon; sunset stretches; FieldSpa treatments; and an all-organic cleanse-focused menu with daily fresh-squeezed juices

Call: 876.6229.007; Visit: https://www.goldeneye.com/

 

5. Dublin—Eat, Drink and Be Merrion

Dublin

Bask in a warm Irish welcome during Christmas and New Year's at the elegant five-star Merrion Hotel. In the heart of Dublin, the hotel will be festively decorated with garland, wreaths, ornate Christmas trimmings and twinkling lights as horse-drawn carriages await guests. Guests can enjoy the historic Grafton Street shopping district, Christmas carols in the gardens, a New Year's Day brunch, a visit from Father Christmas for the kids and more

Call: +353.1.603.0600; Visit: http://merrionhotel.com/

 

Want An Escape Close To Home? Try Heading To Pompano Beach & Singer Island. 

The Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa

The Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa is offering a “Home Away From Home for the Holidays” package that includes a daily buffet breakfast at McCoy's Oceanfront, a gingerbread house kit for in-room family fun and a 15 percent discount on all treatments at SiSpa. Just a few miles north, perched on a stretch of palm-fringed sand on its own private beach, the all-suite Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island will offer a holiday retreat package that offers a luxurious getaway to Florida's famed Gold Coast. This package includes accommodations in a suite with full kitchens, a $50 gift certificate to SiSpa, complimentary beach set up and more. Both provide easy beach living with holiday spirit

Call: 954.682.0100; Visit: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fllpm-fort-lauderdale-marriott-pompano-beach-resort-and-spa/

Call: 561.340.1700; Visit: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbisg-palm-beach-marriott-singer-island-beach-resort-and-spa

Have travel suggestions? Contact Gloria Stuart at gloria@gulfstreammediagroup.com