Is the thought of another cold winter in the UK just too much to bear? Would you rather trade in the winter chill for some revitalising sunshine? Well, whether you want to have the freedom to relax by the pool, lazily soaking up the rays as you forget about the frost, or get involved with numerous activities in a sea that hasn’t frozen over, you’ll be sure to find all you need on these winter sun holidays.
Swapping the gloves and scarves for a healthy dose of vitamin D is the perfect excuse to holiday in the winter months. We have a range of destinations on offer that provide all year sunshine, so when you have the chance to stay warm this winter, you know it’ll be in great locations amid sand, sea and plenty of attractions – whatever you decide to choose.
Escape the Cold on the Canary Islands
An eclectic hub of varied islands and, most importantly, warm temperatures provide the perfect selection of winter sun destinations, where you will be able to lay back on soft white sands that line the coasts, splash around in the vibrantly blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean and partake in many activities upon islands that never wind down on the summer fun. With average temperatures that barely drop below 20 degrees at the worst of times, you’ll undoubtedly be able to lap it up in Lanzarote, pick up a tan in Tenerife or gorge yourself on the winter rays in Gran Canaria. Don’t forget that the fun doesn’t stop in Fuerteventura, even in the winter months you’ll be able to enjoy the thriving atmosphere these islands are well known for.
Sunning it up in Mainland Spain
From the Canary Islands to Spain, this area of the world is known for all-year sunshine, whether it be on the blissful beaches of Costa Blanca, or in the culture crazy hub of Catalonia – with Barcelona sure to please the culture vultures and beach bums among you. Spain makes for ideal winter sun holidays, the varied landscape and historically rich cities will allow you to experience the laid-back lifestyle of this great country without trading in on the tan; you’ll also be pleased to hear that average temperatures rarely drop below 10 degrees in this part of sunny Spain. If you fancy something a little warmer, then a couple more hours on the plane will take you to Malta, a sun-splashed island averaging 17 degrees in November – and with so many great Malta hotels to choose from you’ll be spoiled for choice.
Further Afield for Winter Fun
You’re not limited to Europe in your hunt for winter sun holidays either, there are some great locations further afield if you don’t mind the extra air miles. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for family fun in the sun, a traveller’s paradise or just somewhere to kick back and pick up a winter tan for Christmas, you’ll be able to do this and much more over the horizon. Thailand has become more popular in recent years with backpackers who want to see the world, whereas Dubai will introduce you to luxury and interesting cuisines not found elsewhere in the world, however; if the kids are nagging you for a taste of Disney World, Florida, then pack the bags because, wherever you decide to go, you’ll be able to take advantage of some of our top special offers on all-inclusive holidays – ideal for those with the kids in tow.