Warm December Getaways in the US

Winter is coming and while one might think we’d “keep better” in the frigid cold, there is nothing quite like warm and bright sunshine to make a girl feel good. If you’re looking for the perfect December escape, we’ve curated a list of the top 5 warm weather destinations in the US, complete with must-visit hotels, resorts, experiences and – of course – our recommended women’s travel clothes for warm weather. 

Prepare to soak up the sun, indulge in luxury, and showcase your impeccable style in these idyllic locations.


Must-Visit Resort: Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Immerse yourself in luxury at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, where pristine beaches and lush landscapes create a haven of tranquility. Indulge in world-class amenities and unparalleled service.

Must-Do Experience: Road to Hana

Embark on the iconic Road to Hana, a scenic drive showcasing waterfalls, rainforests, and breathtaking coastal views. Take your time to explore the beauty of Maui. You may also enjoy a shopping excursion at Sand People in Kauai, they carry Alembika!


  • Fun in the Sun: Guest Designer OZAI N KU SHIFT DRESS, ABSTRACT is a fun and flirty look to wear out for a day of shopping, sightseeing and sun. This boxy woven shift dress hits right at the knee and has a wide neckline, back cutout with twist detail, drop shoulder cap sleeves, silky black satin-feel panels. Abstract print placement will vary.
  • Island Romance: Getting ready for a romantic dinner by the beach? Our FORGET-ME-NOT SLEEVELESS MAXI DRESS, GARDEN is perfect for that occasion. Sleeveless smooth knit maxi dress in a relaxed A-line silhouette with in-seam side pockets. A glorious go-to option, perfect for warmer weather.


Must-Visit Hotel: The Marker Key West Harbor Resort

For a taste of tropical paradise, head to Key West, where the azure waters and vibrant culture create an unforgettable experience. The Marker Key West Harbor Resort offers a blend of luxury and comfort. Picture yourself lounging by the pool, sipping on a refreshing cocktail, and enjoying breathtaking sunset views.

Must-Do Experience: Sunset Cruise with Fury Water Adventures

Enhance your Key West experience with a sunset cruise by Fury Water Adventures. Sail along the coastline, feel the ocean breeze, and witness the sky explode with hues of orange and pink.



Must-Visit Resort: The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort

Escape in the desert oasis of Scottsdale where you can indulge in the lavish accommodations, breathtaking scenery and world-class amenities. It’s a truly rejuvenating experience.

Must-Do Experience: Art & Architecture Tour.

Did you know that Frank Lloyd Wright was so captivated by the Sonoran Desert’s natural beauty that he had a winter home and his architecture school situated in Scottsdale? There are many beautiful buildings and museums to take in between shopping excursions in Old Town Scottsdale and fine dining.  By the way, Diva Scottsdale carries Alembika so be sure to stop by.


  • Desert Glam: Throw on a muumuu style, like our OASIS CAFTAN DRESS, CREAM, to stay cool and casual in the warm Arizona sun. This stretchy jersey pullover midi caftan dress has a bell shape that cocoons in towards the bottom. Crew neck, in-seam side pockets, three-quarter length sleeves (one in contrasting color), contrast stripes at back hem, and side slits. 
  • Nightlife of the Party: RECREATION BUTTON DOWN TOP and PANTS, FUSCHIA Comfort meets elegance in these soft cotton gauze button down tops. Features a collar, long sleeves with button cuffs, front patch pockets, back pleat detail and shirttail hem. The pants feature an elastic all-around waistband, side pockets, and a casual crop, these soft cotton gauze pants were just made for festive nights out. 


Must-Visit Hotel: La Quinta Resort & Club

Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort & Club offers a tranquil escape in the heart of Palm Springs. The Spanish hacienda-style architecture and lush grounds create a serene atmosphere.

Must-Do Experience: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Take a journey on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to Mount San Jacinto State Park. Marvel at the panoramic views of the Coachella Valley and enjoy the cooler temperatures at the mountain’s peak. Also block out time to visit Earth Spirits which carries Alembika.


  • Antiquing Chic: Palm Springs has some of the best Antique & Vintage Shopping around and calls for a sophisticated classic look. We recommend our white RECREATION TUNIC TOP and RECREATION PANTS. This collared deep V tunic top has a wide boxy silhouette, three-quarter length sleeves, front pockets, and side slits. The pants feature an elastic all-around waistband, side pockets, and a casual ankle crop. This soft cotton gauze duo was just made for leisurely days.
  • Happy Hour: Choose a modern muumuu in black such as our OASIS T-SHIRT DRESS, BLACK for a classic, anytime style. This relaxed-yet-chic midi caftan dress is designed with a soft cotton gauze fabric that hits just below the knee. Also features a wide neckline, wide elbow length cuffed sleeves, side slits, in-seam side pockets, plus a front patch pocket. Pairs well with charcuterie and wine.


Must-Visit Hotel: Belmond Charleston Place

Experience southern charm at its finest at Belmond Charleston Place. This historic hotel exudes elegance and sophistication, providing a luxurious retreat in the heart of Charleston.

Must-Do Experience: Historic Walking Tour

Explore the cobblestone streets and antebellum architecture of Charleston on a historic walking tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history and charming ambiance of this southern gem.


  • Garden Party Glam: Opt for a muumuu top in a spring-inspired print for a day in the historic gardens. We recommend our CHERRY BLOSSOM TUNIC TOP, BLUSH This woven tunic top in a mix of chiffon and silky viscose fabrics has a drop waist, drop shoulders with elbow-length sleeves and sheer back. Layering is recommended. Pair it with our CHERRY BLOSSOM PANTS, BLUSH These high-waisted woven pants have a silky sheen, an all-around elastic waist, front pockets, and hemline that hits right above the ankle. 
  • Southern Belle Elegance: Choose a black muumuu for a touch of timeless elegance such as our DEBBIE MUUMUU DRESS, MONO. This full cut is a loose fitting and comfortable delight. Designed with a yoked bodice, Hagar’s signature oversized draped pocket and butterfly puff sleeves, this lightweight dress is carefree, chic and classic. Prints are random, each design is one of a kind.

Whether you prefer the laid-back vibes of Key West or the desert elegance of Scottsdale, these warm weather destinations offer a perfect escape from winter’s chill. Pack your bags, slip into your favorite muumuu styles or new resort outfits from Alembika and Guest Designer: Ozai N Ku. Then get ready to bask in the luxury of these idyllic retreats. Your winter vacation awaits, and it’s bound to be nothing short of extraordinary.

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