Winter Sun Holidays

Luxury Winter Sun Holidays

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Escaping the wet, drizzly weather and flying to a warm, welcoming beach is always tempting, so why not make it a reality this year? A luxury winter sun holiday is just the ticket if you want to replace cold, dark nights with warm sunny days. Choose a faraway tropical paradise like the Caribbean for a beach break without a care in the world, explore Asia’s sensational cities and jungles or experience sun and safari in South Africa. Closer to home the Canary Islands are perfect for year-round sun so no matter your preference, the perfect winter sun escape is out there!

Where to go on a Winter Sun Holiday

There are plenty of destinations that can offer you enough winter sun to leave you tanned, refreshed and rejuvenated.

Your Guide

All of the Canary Islands are perfect for winter sun holidays, but technically the hottest Canary Island in winter is actually Fuerteventura which benefits from being in the path of trade winds which gives it a dry climate, making it nice and warm in winter.

Yes, Thailand is quite hot in the winter. The average temperature in Bangkok during this time of year is around 29 degrees Celsius (84 degrees Fahrenheit). However, there are also cooler areas in Thailand, such as Chiang Mai, which has an average temperature of only 21 degrees Celsius in winter.

There are plenty of options with the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii being great Christmas hotspots. Elsewhere, the Canaries and Spain are warm whilst also offering traditional Christmas experiences in some resorts.

The weather in Cyprus in December is usually mild and sunny, with temperatures averaging around 18-20 degrees Celsius. December is a great time to visit Cyprus if you’re looking for some winter sun. The days are shorter than in summer, but there are still plenty of hours of daylight.

The Canary Islands are a great option if looking for sunshine and warm temperatures. Tenerife and Lanzarote are popular choices. Spain’s Costa del Sol is a classic winter sun destination as is the Algarve in Portugal. This beautiful region has a lot to offer, from stunning beaches to golf courses.


Assuming you’re looking for a warm climate and good beach weather, the best months to book a winter sun holiday are December, January, and February. These months offer warm weather, and you avoid a lot of the crowds if you travel outside of the school holiday periods. The Christmas holidays can mean some places get busier.

There’s nothing quite like escaping the winter blues with a trip to a sunny destination. If you’re looking for someplace to enjoy some long-haul winter sun, then Dubai, the Maldives, and the Caribbean are all great options.

In Dubai, you can enjoy world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as plenty of sun and warmth. The Maldives is perfect for those who want to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the islands, while the Caribbean offers a wide variety of activities and attractions to enjoy on the beachfront.

So, whether you’re looking for a luxurious getaway or just a place to escape the cold, these three destinations are sure to please.