October Travel Hotspots

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Its Fall, long gone are the lazy hazy days of summer, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t treat yourself to a great staycation or long weekend away. This time of year is perfect for city breaks, and venturing to exotic places. Here are our top travel hotspots for the month.

Lisbon

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Rarely too hot or cold, Lisbon is a year-round destination to visit. The sun shines here well into November. Set against a breathtaking backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, this pretty sun-kissed city lives in a Latin fairytale of  ancient traditions. There is so much to see and do. Stay at the stunning Four Seasons Ritz Hotel, and basque in the beauty of it’s interior design, and wonderful amenities, including its award winning spa.

Costa Rica

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Boasting white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, this country is definitely alluring this time of year. Lapped by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, it offers the perfect location to relax and unwind. Full of adventures to be explored, there are a plethora of exciting activities to do there also.

Stay at Oxygen Jungle Villas. This oasis in the mountains offers panoramic views of paradise and a calm relaxing getaway. Fun outings are whale watching, snorkeling, and many hiking trails to explore waterfalls.

Zanzibar

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Turquoise waters surround this place of remarkable discoveries. If you want a beach, the islands’ hot sands, 30C temperature and chic resorts will always delight. Stay at Matemwe Lodge. Zanzibar’s original eco-chic beach lodge, boasts 12 brightly furnished guest villas and two pools perched on the edge of a coral rag cliff. Just opposite is the Mnemba Island Marine Conservation area which is home to nesting green turtles and more than 600 species of coral reef fish.

 Cyprus

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The perfect autumn beach destination; Cyprus offers a rich history and eclectic culture, a blissful climate and wonderful beaches. For an active vacation, the lesser-explored Troodos mountains is a great place to explore  vineyards and hillside villages and friendly tavernas. Stay at Apokryfo. Located at the edge of the picturesque village of Lofou in the foothills of Mount Olmpus, Apokryfo enjoys remarkable vistas of the surrounding mountains and the village below.  Dive into the complete tranquillity of this unique rural setting.

For more picturesque travel locations check out this travel guide.

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