If the chill of winter has you imagining jet-setting somewhere warm, chances are, you're not alone. Though the Lake of the Ozarks is a premier location for summer fun, the winter can leave its residents and vacationers looking to escape the cold weather by heading south for some warm sunshine. BomBay Boat Rental Company is counting down the days until summer when the lake-loving fun can begin again, but until then, we've got some wonderfully warm water destinations for you to check out...reserve...or simply dream about.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii
Flight time: 9 hrs
Experience the utmost in Hawaiian luxury and stellar beaches at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Nestled on the golden-sand crescent of Maui's southwest coast, this resort offers endless ways to make your dream vacation a reality. Engage the family in fun and culture, this water paradise boasts sand beaches, clear blue waters and impressive tropical gardens. From the sand and surf to the swimming and snorkeling, it's a water lover's paradise.
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Florida
Drive time: 20 hrs
Flight time: 2.5 hrs
Looking to escape to a world-class vacation water playground? Located on a private white sand beach along the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the JW marriott Marco Island Beach Resort provides everything water-loving travelers are looking for. From relaxation to family fun, you can soak up the sun and dive into the crystal clear waters lapping the white sand beaches.
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Mexico
Flight time: 1.5 hrs
The price of a family vacation at the beach doesn't have to break the bank. At Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, there's something for everyone. From kids' clubs to water sports in the pools or oceans, this resort offers a wide array of activities and accommodations. This tropical paradise is perfectly situated in the history-rich town of Tulum in the Riviera Maya. The sugar-white sand beach, coral reefs and under-the-sea life will satisfy anyone missing the warm waters of summer.
If you'd rather experience water from the warmth of an indoor environment, we have a couple of suggestions - you'll have no problem satisfying your craving for warm water and ensure a great vacation as well!
Drive time: 9 hrs
Flight time: 1 hr
If you'd rather experience indoor water fun, check out the Blue Harbor Resort. Right on the shores of Lake Michigan, this indoor water park, Breaker Bay, is a great winter attraction. Kids will love the giant interactive water activities and the Riptide double surf simulator, where the daring can ride the waves indoors. Blue Harbor offers a wide variety of accommodations and packages perfect for your water-loving family.
Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, Illinois
Drive time: 7 hr
Flight time: Less that 1 hr
Shedd Aquarium is a top-notch underwater oasis where you can explore the world's oceans, rivers and reefs and view 32,000 amazing animals - right in the heart of Chicago. You can immerse yourself in Shedd's many exhibits, be prepared to be entertained while you learn about the world's sea-life. From entertaining videos and interactive displays to learning experiences, you won't be disappointed. While you can't stay overnight at the aquarium, Chicago is home to some of the country's best and most unique hotels & accommodations - finding lodging will be a breeze.
While you're waiting for the weather in the Midwest to warm up, consider a trip to one of these amazing locations. Water-lovers won't be disappointed! BomBay Boat Rental Company is patiently awaiting spring when we will be re-opening for the 2017 season. Start planning your next excursion on the Lake of the Ozarks and don't forget - you'll find the best prices, best product and best service at BomBay Boat Rental Company!