5 Great Winter Sun Getaways

24 Dec 2014

After all the turkey and tinsel some of us feel the need to get away from it all and recharge our batteries, What better way than to run your toes through the sand and feel the sunshine on your face.

1. Tenerife.

Although there are seven main islands that make up the Canaries, the main four - Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura offer the best value for money holidays. Tenerife has the most capacity from the UK and normally has the cheapest flight options with a wide variety of resorts, from the young and lively like Playa Las Americas and Los Christianos to the smaller fishing ports like Alcala.


2. Hurghada, Egypt

The golden sands of Hurghada on the Red Sea have always been a winter sun destination for UK holidaymakers with an exception al array of beach front hotels, this Egyptian paradise resort will please even the most discerning traveller.


3. Dubai.

Only mad dogs and Englishman go to Dubai during the summer months as it is extremely hot, but during the winter months Dubai is at its best. The hotels of Dubai have a reputation of their own with seven star luxury being the order of the day, true Arabian hospitality awaits you in this sun and sand utopia.


4. Goa.

Goa has been a winter sun attraction since the late 60's with full on beach parties in the North but on the other hand the chilling relaxing deserted beaches of the South are a great place to do your relaxing and recuperating.


5. Phuket, Thailand

Phuket is one of the oldest Thai beach resorts with a stunning coastline, to escape the hustle and bustle of the popular resorts close to the airport on the main island take a trip about an hour North to the more family friendly and remote resort of Khao Lak.