As manatees can’t survive in water below 60 degrees, they migrate to Kings Bay and the adjacent rivers every winter, which are an average 72 degrees all year round. So from November through March, you can head to Crystal River, which is 70 miles north of Tampa, where it is the epicenter of manatee-watching, and go swim with these giant but affectionate creatures.
The Blue Lagoon, Iceland, is a geothermal spa. The outdoor bath remains 100-110°F year round. The natural ingredients of the warm water: mineral salts, white silica and blue green algae. These ingredients clean exfoliate, nourish & soften the skin while relaxing the body.
“In March, due to a natural phenomenon Siberia’s Lake Baikal is particularly amazing to photograph. The temperature, wind and sun cause the ice crust to crack and form beautiful turquoise blocks or ice hummocks on the lake’s surface.” Photograph by Alex El Barto.