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Whether you’re looking to take a break during the holidays in December, or things simply work out best to travel during the last month of the year, December can be a great time to travel. For many, travelling before the year ends is the perfect time to bond with family and loved ones. With the kids off from school and the majority of people having a few days off, December is perfect to make new memories in some of the most stunning halal destinations the world has to offer. 

Depending on where you live, you may be suffering from the cold winter blues. Various countries around the globe have snow at this time of the year, while others suffer from cold icy winds and short dull days. If you’re not a fan of the winter season then you’ve got all the right reasons to book a holiday and fly off to somewhere more relaxing. The question is, however, where do you go? What are the best places to visit during December, and what can these destinations offer? We’ve had a look and found some of the most popular getaways that have and labelled as the ‘best’ places to visit in December. 

Sri Lanka

Probably one of the luckiest countries to have gorgeous weather all year round, Sri Lanka is the ideal getaway for Muslim families and couples. Clear of rain between the months of October to April, with a temperature of 30C known to cling on throughout the months, Sri Lanka is great if you want to get away from the cold and enjoy the everlasting sun. Full of must see’s and do’s, Sri Lanka has a ton of famous landmarks and activities to offer. Guests can enjoy wildlife and beaches, breathtaking sceneries, and the perfect selection of delicious halal cuisines.


Neighbour to the United Arab Emirates, Oman is also another part of the world lucky to enjoy lovely weather during this time of the year. Despite partially being part of a desert, Oman is the perfect getaway for those looking for a more private getaway where they can focus mainly on their family and loved ones. Perfect for Muslim travellers looking to relax, unwind, and reflect on the last year, Oman offers long coastlines, the  Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the Royal Opera House, a range of historical sites, and a lot more. There are also plenty of Museums and outdoor activities available to keep you on your feet before retreating to your halal resort to continue your exciting holiday. 


While Singapore is a known stop off point for many long-haul flights, the lively city-state is more than just a place to change planes. A popular holiday destination, Singapore is a must visit at least once in your lifetime. Offering a range of luxury hotels, conveniently located in the heart of the city next to everything you need, Singapore is perfect for travellers looking to enjoy the best of both worlds with leisure and comfort at their feet. While there are a ton of activities and places to visit in Singapore, it’s also the ideal place to get your year-end shopping done. Shoppers will love walking down the long retails avenue of Orchard Road where a ton of designer outlets and boutiques can be found alongside the shopping malls which are full of more shops, delicious places to eat, and activities to take part in. 


Situated in halal friendly Malaysia, the island of Langkawi is full of relaxing beaches that provide clear views of Thailand which is situated right next door. There are a handful of luxury resorts on Langkawi island, and with December to April being the dry season, you’ll enjoy your surroundings with many of the resorts being nestled between the relaxing plants and trees of Langkawi island. Nature here is truly stunning making it the perfect retreat for those looking for some peace and quiet away from the everyday hustle and bustle the busy city streets offer. 


Probably one of the most popular tourist destination the world has to offer, Thailand has become a must visit for travellers from all over the world. With many things being a lot cheaper in Thailand, a lot can go along way when staying in the Far Eastern country. If you’re looking to escape the cold winter winds and relax under the sun, Krabi is the ideal place to be. Situated in the Andaman Sea with views of another popular island, Phang Nga Bay, Krabi Town features stunning scenery, sugary white sand beaches, a large coastline with more than 150 islands nearby,  many which offer caves, waterfalls, exotic wildlife and a lot more. If you decide to visit Krabi for your December getaway you will be amazed at the number of discoveries you’ll come across. With a selection of adventurous and exciting activities available, your time in Krabi will be nothing less than extraordinary.

If you would like to find out more about the above destinations, please click on the country’s header and you’ll find yourself being redirected to the destination homepage. There you’ll find our featured luxury hotels and resorts that will provide you with the best of your chosen destination. For more information on the various offers Luxury Halal Travel has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll happily provide you with the information you seek.