4 Cozy Stays To Warm You Up This Winter
Our 2020 travel plans have been subject to a lot of shifts and changes. As we look forward to traveling again when it’s safe to do so, many travelers will have their sight firmly set on a cozy winter break. Sitting in front of a warm crackling fire on a cold winter’s evening spells pure relaxation and cosy comfort. As the days are getting shorter and the temperature drops, Booking.com has delved into its more than 28 million listings, including over 6.5 million listings of homes, apartments and other unique places to stay in, in over 153,000 destinations and territories around the world to present four inviting stays for a little extra soul-warming heat. Perfect for the more than half (60%) of US travelers who will pick an accommodation with a view to spending more time there.* So snuggle into your winter woollies and head to these glowing spots while the wind blows and the snow falls outside.
And for those venturing on a trip who are keen to take extra health precautions, Booking.com ensures properties’ safety measures (such as hygiene, sanitization, physical distancing) are clearly visible on the property page, so travelers can have a peace of mind when booking their next trip. With over 14 million listings on Booking.com now having implemented health and safety measures, the platform is making it easier for everyone to experience the world, in the way that fits their needs.
Situated in the fortified medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio in Italy, this unique accommodation features rooms and suites in the original period buildings. Guests can hunker down next to the ancient fireplaces after visiting the ski slopes just a short drive from the ancient walls.
Offering panoramic views of the Bischofsmütze and Dachsteinmassiv mountains, these chalets in Austria can be reached on skis in good snow conditions. Beat the cold by relaxing by the roaring fire reading your favorite book, after using the luxurious Finnish sauna.
A mixture of alpine and contemporary design, this chic chalet offers stunning views of the slopes. Featuring 5 bedrooms, an outdoor Jacuzzi, a home cinema and a cosy fireplace, Chalet Makaluis in France is a great option for family and friends to gather on a cold winter's night.
You don’t always have to travel to the mountains to enjoy idyllic moments by a fireplace. This wine hotel, in the city of Porto, Portugal is a great choice for an unforgettable winter city break. Enjoy the luxury surrounds of the hotel before relaxing by the open fire.
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com is sharing travel offers for travelers to use on their next trip, as it’s safe to travel again. Whether planning ahead or booking last-minute, local options around the corner or further afield, discounts start at 15 percent.
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and conducted among a sample of adults who have traveled for business or leisure in the past 12 months, and must be planning to travel in the next 12 months (if/once travel restrictions are lifted). In total 20,934 respondents across 28 countries and territories were polled (including from 999 USA, 496 from Canada, 497 from Mexico, 997 from Colombia, 999 from Brazil, 499 from Argentina, 995 from Australia, 499 from New Zealand, 999 from Spain, 996 from Italy, 996 from France, 999 from UK, 996 from Germany, 498 from Netherlands, 499 from Denmark, 499 from Sweden, 498 from Croatia, 1001 from Russia, 498 from Israel, 997 from India, 994 from China, 499 from Hong Kong, 497 from Thailand, 496 from Singapore, 499 from Taiwan, 997 from South Korea, 500 from Vietnam and 995 from Japan). Respondents completed an online survey in July 2020.