Winter sun holidays to beat the winter blues!

Holiday accommodation for winter sun holidays from HomeAway


Winter Sun HolidaysThe wait for summer holidays can seem endless as the rain and cold of the miserable British winter drags on week after week. However, it doesn't have to be like this! Instead of enduring the bleak British weather, this year you could be sitting on a beach basking in glorious sunshine on a fantastic winter sun holiday. Truly indulgent and hugely enjoyable, winter sun breaks are the perfect way to beat the winter blues.

As the peak season comes to a close towards the end of September, the crowds disperse and prices go down which means that there are some fantastic bargain winter sun holidays to be found. With cheaper flights and great rates for holiday accommodation, the winter months are the best time to enjoy a great value holiday in the sun. Traditional holiday destinations can be far more pleasant to visit outside of peak season, as without the usual hoards of tourists you can truly enjoy the local attractions, allowing you and your family or friends the chance to truly relax and enjoy your holiday.

 

Top five winter sun holiday destinations


Portugal

Winter sun holidays in Portugal

The winter months are a fantastic time to visit Portugal, when the crowds have dispersed and the weather is still blissfully warm. With budget flights and an abundance of great value holiday homes, Portugal is a great destination for cheap winter sun holidays.

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Florida

Winter sun holidays in Florida

The Sunshine State of Florida is a perfect winter sun destination with endless activities to keep the whole family entertained, from the excitement of Disneyland or a day at a waterpark to the more natural wonders of hiking and canoeing though the Everglades.

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Canary Islands

Winter sun holidays in the Canary Islands

Just a short flight away and packed with inexpensive holiday accommodation, the Canary Islands are ideal for cheap winter sun holidays. Basking in glorious temperatures all year round, the Canaries are the perfect place to escape the bleak British winter.

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South Africa

Winter sun holidays in South Africa

South Africa offers one of the most diverse holiday destinations in the world, with the chance to experience an awe inspiring safari, trek through breathtaking scenery or scuba dive all in one day! With so much to do, South Africa is perfect for an exciting winter sun break.

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Caribbean

Winter sun holidays in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is the ultimate winter sun destination with white powder beaches, clear blue waters and tropical sunshine, where you can sit back, relax and indulge in the art of good living, watching a perfect sunset whilst sipping cocktails and dining on fresh fish.

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The further you're prepared to travel, the more exotic your winter sun holiday can be. Within eight hours of leaving the UK you could be sitting on the beach or relaxing by your own private pool, soaking in the rays and the atmosphere of Mayan Riviera in Mexico, renting a villa in Barbados or a self catering Orlando villa. Travel a little further and you could be experiencing the delights of a luxury accommodation in Phuket, enjoy the natural landscape of Queensland or visit Cape Town in South Africa.

However, if you wake up one morning with the burning desire to escape the bleak British weather, there are some great options for last minute winter sun holidays closer to home, and with an abundance of budget flights to great holiday destinations in Europe, it's never been easier to find a cheap winter sun holiday.

More great winter sun holiday properties

Villa with private pool, garden and sea views

Excellent villa with private pool, 4 bedrooms in Albufeira Marina air conditioning, satellite TV, games room outside table and chairs. 5 minutes to beach and 7 km to golf course. Location: Ground floor, in an accommodation of 1 floor(s). View of...

Typical Italian villa in Cap d'Ail near Monaco - in front of the sea

Villa in Cap d'Ail near Monaco- panoramic view- 12 persons- 2500 m2 park The villa Roc Fleury, 200 m2, of from the 20ies is situated on the border of Monaco in the commune of Cap d'Ail and on the border of the Mediterranean Sea. This exceptional s...

Walking distance to everything, great Calahonda apartment with pool

Apartment Calahonda Royale is located on the first floor in a complex of just 30 apartments. The apartment sleeps up to 6 people, plus a baby (free cot provided). Comprises of 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) and 2 bathrooms. There is a large livin...

Beautiful residence surrounded by greenery, with pool and breathtaking lake view

DOMASO: Domaso is a nice town located in the north part of the lake few miles from the Valtellina. The mild climate od Mediterranean type, even in winter, and the breeze blowing constantly in the summer with the famous name 'Breva' make this coun...

The charm of the Arade River passing in your window

The Vila Arade Condominium is new (2008), private and quiet, located 500 metres from the Portimao riverside area and 1.3 Km from Praia da Rocha. The condominium includes grounds with swimming pool for adults, splash pool for children and lawns. Th...
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