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

5 Minutes To Private Beach + Pools. Apt for 4/5 studio for 2/3 (let separately or together)

2 bedroom "cottage" style apartment sleeps up to 5 and studio sleeps 2/3 in delightful garden residence, just a short walk to the beach. Prices are for the whole group not per person. Studio has a double & single sofa bed. The two bedroom apartmen...

Garden View all Ground Floor 2 Bdrm across from beach, new remodel.

This beautiful 1 bedroom plus den has a King Bed in the master plus 2 adult twins in the cozy sleeping den, and a brand new Queen sleeper sofa w 6' premium mattress 2 full baths. Living room is handsomely appointed with leather sofa & armchair, ...

2 Bedroom Apartment, Pitt Street

This brand new spacious serviced apartment is beautifully decorated. It has 2 double bedrooms, free Parking . close to all Edinburgh’s main attractions. Includes wireless internet, TV and is fully furnished, fully functioning amenities. Door to d...

Modern spacious house in chic resort of Cala d'Or 10 min stroll to Beaches

This modern spacious house which is furnished throughout to a high standard is part of a small select complex of only 8 houses located in the chic resort of Cala d'Or. It has a light and airy atmosphere having good sized rooms with patio doors op...

Wonderful Mediterranean villa just 150 meters from the sea with garden

The property is located on a hill facing the sea, with a lovely garden all around (1000 m2). With a truly amazing view, the place and its surroundings are very quiet and everything is immersed in absolute quiet and in an extraordinary natural envi...
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