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posted by: Haley's Motel on: November 26, 2019

We all know how fun Christmas can be, but it does seem to be over pretty quickly. There’s all that preparation, and then before we know it, it’s December 26, and that special time has passed. And then a few days later, it’s a new year! While most people get all of their fun out of their system at Christmas, there’s nothing to say it can’t go on after. Indeed, the new year is an especially good time to take a vacation, particularly to the sunny shores of Anna Maria Island. We take a look at three reasons why an after Christmas holiday is a good idea below.

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Source - Nathan Cowley

Start as you mean to go on

The great thing about the turnover to a new year is that it provides us with an opportunity to commit to making the forthcoming year a success! Whether success means making more money, getting a new job, learning a new language or maybe getting into shape, defining your goals is a good jumping-off point. If you’re going to have an awesome 2020, then you should start as you mean to go on. Enjoying a few memorable and relaxing days on Anna Maria Island will rejuvenate you and your efforts to achieving your goals and dreams.

Recovering from the festive period

Christmas be a lot of fun, but it sure can be stressful. There are just so many festive activities to partake in and commitments to keep! Indeed, it can often feel like after it’s over, we need another vacation just to recover. Let Anna Maria Island be the cure to what ails you! You’ll have everything you need here to unwind and relax, and rebuild your energy level. Get your daily dose of vitamin D by strolling on tranquil beaches. The slower pace of island life will do wonders for reducing your stress levels. Indeed there are many health benefits to going on a getaway after a major holiday like Christmas.

Keep the fun going 

Finally, it is beneficial to keep the fun going beyond the festive season. January can be dreary, boring and a bit of a letdown after the highs of Christmas and New Year's. Engaging in activities that motivate and stimulates you will go a long way to improving your psychological well being. Vacationing in a tropical paradise such as Anna Maria Island provides plenty of motivation to explore new locales, particularly when there are beautiful and colorful panoramic views to stimulate your senses. Look for opportunities to try something new such as meeting friendly local residents, going horseback riding on the beach, scuba diving, parasailing, visiting museums, aquariums, and craft breweries, and so much more. With 361 days of uninterrupted sunshine on Anna Maria Island, there are endless outdoor activities and opportunities for non-stop fun.

Make your after-the holidays trip to Anna Maria Island extra special by choosing spacious and affordable accommodations with charming rooms and cottages. Haley's Motel is centrally located near beautiful beaches, major attractions, and fine restaurants. Premium grade amenities such as a heated pool, sundeck, onsite tropical gardens, free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV and more, will make you feel well taken care of. Choose us and book your stay today!