FlyHalifax.com wants you to think of this cold winter season as an excuse for a warm, sunny getaway to the sun.
Leave your worries behind in exchange for a relaxing week (or two!) in gorgeous Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico, or Florida, USA. With non-stop service from Halifax throughout the winter season – and US customs pre-clearance – planning your vacation is a summer’s breeze.
Check out these special winter season non-stop flights.
Cayo Coco is gradually becoming one of Cuba’s principal tourist regions. A spectacular 17-km stretch of road runs through the marshes to Cayo Coco. In order to build the road in 1991, the swamps had to be filled with stones and dirt, and the local residents are very proud of their accomplishment. Along the way, visitors can take in the region’s abundant marine life and relish the impression of being on a pilgrimage to a natural paradise.
Flights from Halifax. 1x Weekly from Feb. 28 to May 8, 2016.
Located 54 km (34 mi) from Holguín, the two fine sandy beaches of Guardalavaca attract more and more travellers each year. Every day, novice divers plunge into sea from the beaches, and more experienced ones climb aboard a boat that takes them out to the coral reef. Come nightfall, a cocktail and a romantic stroll along the beaches will quickly chase all your worries and troubles away.
Flights from Halifax. 1x Weekly from March 11 to May 6, 2016.
Santa Clara is ideal for tourists who want to add a touch of culture to their beach vacation. This charming city offers a variety of museums as well as more than 13 kilometres of beaches in nearby Cayo Santa Maria. Any kind of traveller can find something to do.
Flights from Halifax. 2x Weekly from March 12 to May 8, 2016.
Varadero is a traveller’s ticket to a little piece of paradise. Located on a thin peninsula in the province of Matanzas and home to many of Cuba’s biggest resorts, this beloved city is famous for its clear blue waters and miles of unspoiled beaches. And, as one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, it benefits from easy flights from Canada.
Flights from Halifax. 1-2x Weekly from Feb. 27 to May 11, 2016.
More than anywhere else in the country, the development of tourism in the region has been particularly intense over the last 20 years, and many of its towns and villages have become major resort areas. Following the example of Puerto Plata, Sosúa and Cabarete, the superb beaches further east, have now been developed in the region of Río San Juan and Playa Grande.
Flights from Halifax. 1-2x Weekly from Feb. 29 to May 12, 2016.
Spanning over 40 kilometres of beach along the Coconut Coast, Punta Cana is coveted by many tourists and enjoyed by many time-share owners. In fact, with more than 50 hotels, as well as easy, affordable flights from Canada, it’s the Dominican Republic’s largest resort town and the top travel destination in the Caribbean.
Flights from Halifax. 2-3x Weekly from Feb. 26 to May 13, 2016.
Montego Bay, Jamaica’s main tourist town, is located on the Caribbean Sea. After a direct flight, visitors discover its white-sand beaches and its dream climate. The city is full of things to do and see, including a luminous lagoon surrounded by captivatingly coloured mangroves.
Flights from Halifax. 1x Weekly from March 12 to May 7, 2016.
Located on the Caribbean Sea, Cancun and the Riviera Maya boast beaches of fine white sand. What’s more, tourists can enjoy a variety of activities that athletic types and foodies love as much as would-be explorers who are thrilled by Tulum and its Mayan and Toltec ruins.
Flights from Halifax. 1-2x Weekly from Feb. 28 to May 12, 2016.
With so many regular flights to Orlando, enjoying a sunny vacation in Florida is a worry-free experience. Located in the centre of the sunshine state, Orlando has plenty to offer travellers seeking a memorable vacation filled with different kinds of activities.
Flights from Halifax. 2x Weekly from March 9 to May 11, 2016.
Flights may not be available on all days. Schedule subject to change.