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Exciting winter sports getaways

Plan your adventure packed winter sports getaway with our special flight or package offers to Korea, Japan and Europe.

Book through our website to receive a free travel bag and an exclusive HKD500 discount off your next Cathay Pacific Holidays package on a first come, first served basis.

Register an account and have a chance to get a Fitbit sports watch and receive the latest benefits and exclusive sporting offers from Cathay Pacific.

Winter sports

Experience the excitement of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea and then hit the slopes at some of the country’s best ski resorts conveniently located just outside of Seoul.

Japan offers some of Asia’s finest winter getaways, with a broad array of snowy activities to enjoy. Ski or snowboard the powdery slopes, go ice skating or snowshoeing and then unwind in one of the onsen (hot springs) hot spots.

Take to the pistes in Europe and discover some of the continent’s best winter sporting experiences. Zoom down the mountains in France, enjoy the superb slopes of Italy and zip through perfect snow in Switzerland – before hunkering down in your cosy Alpine chalet.

Want more? Check out our round-ups of the best winter activities in and .

family at the beach

Active family fun 

Scale new heights. From tot-friendly trails to more challenging mountain walks, Korea and Japan are home to many of Asia’s best hikes for families.

Make a splash. With beaches and water sports galore, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia make for the perfect wet’n’wild holiday for the kids – while you can relax on a sun lounger.

Explore a cyclist’s paradise. With its idyllic countryside routes, France is glorious to explore by bike, while closer to home, Taiwan has booming and easily accessible cycle culture ideal for families.

Water sports

Explore the lush islands of Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia: think aquamarine waters, sunny skies, and some world-class snorkeling and scuba diving spots.  

If you prefer to stay above sea level and still get an eyeful of native sea life – such as turtles and stingrays – go on a kayak tour of some of Indonesia’s breathtaking outlying islands. 

The ultimate honeymoon destination for you to mix an underwater adventure with blissful chillout is the Maldives, where you’ll be surrounded by glorious beaches, blue lagoons, and one-of-a-kind marine animals.

Marathons

After months of hard training, nothing is more satisfying than crossing a marathon's finish line – and competing abroad allows you to experience some stunning new terrains on the way.

Seasoned runners are signing up for the Chiang Mai Marathon in Thailand on 24 December, which opportunes gloriously scenic views, while newcomers might prefer to cut their teeth at the Sydney Running Festival on 17 September. 

We’ve picked out a variety of marathons happening around the world – including several in Japan – to help you decide where to go.