Holidays to Asia in January
There are some great options to get rid of the post Christmas blues in Asia.
At this time of year the west coast of Thailand is perfect, with Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Island all in the middle of the dry season, with long hot sunny days the prevailing feature.
Similarly the West Coast of Peninsula Malaysia is in the middle of the dry season, making Langkawi, Penang and Pangkor Islands great beach holiday destinations at this time of year.
January is high season for touring in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar with low rainfall and slightly lower temperatures prevailing.The south of Vietnam including Nha Trang, Mui Ne and Phu Quoc Island should be ideal at this time of year.
Most of the Philippines is in high season and January is one of the best times of year to visit much of the Philippines.
Holidays to The Indian Ocean in January
In the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka (with the exception of the east coast) is a great choice in January, as is the Maldives, which is a great Winter Sun destination.
Mauritius is a year-round destination but has higher rainfall in January.
Holidays to Arabia & the Near East in January
Oman and the UAE are perfect at this time of year as temperatures are much more reasonable than in the summer months.
January is an excellent time of year to visit the south of Egypt. Luxor is very pleasant at this time of year.
Holidays to Central America in January
January is an ideal time of year to visit Costa Rica as the country is lush and green after the seasonal rains.
Indeed January is an ideal time of year to visit most of Central America, including Belize, Panama, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The dry season brings long sunny days and pleasant temperatures.
Holidays to South America in January
January is the perfect time of year to head to much of South America, where the summer months are in swing. Northern Argentina, Brazil and Chile experience summer temperatures, making it a great time to hit the vineyards of Argentina or Brazil's beaches.
Patagonia experiences its warmest temperatures at this time of year, making it an ideal time to visit.
The Galapagos should be enjoying warmer weather, calm seas and clear skies at this time of year.