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Extraordinary places to stay for Winter

Whether your seasonal survival strategy is to pull up the blanket or jet off to sunnier climes, we’ve got your holiday addresses covered
The view of Castara Beach from the cabins at Castara Retreats in Tobago. Tobago.OPPOSITE Fjordside comfort at Norway’s Storfjord Hotel

Embrace the Winter

Norway’s Storfjord Hotel (6) uses time-tested methods to keep its guests cosy, with its log walls, turf roofs, fireplaces and shaggy blankets. From its hillside position, it looks over the namesake fjord, a Viking longboat ride (or car trip) inland from the port of Ålesund (from £195; Cross the sea as Norse explorers did to get to Reykjavík (‘Smoky Bay’), and you’ll find another warm welcome at Kex Hostel (2), set just back from the seafront of the Icelandic capital. The public spaces have a more vintage appeal than the bland exterior suggests, and its restaurant-bar is a destination in itself (dorm from £45;

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