Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car hire together for the best deals
  • Choose from over 8,000 hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Earn bonus Avios
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are ATOL protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Beach holidays

Whether you want to wind down or fuel your passion for water sports it’s time to take a beach holiday. We have carefully selected a wide and varied choice of beach destinations across the globe, providing the perfect setting to do just that.

All of our beachfront hotels enjoy direct access to the beach, providing peace and privacy – perfect for couples on romantic holidays, or an endless choice of activities to keep everyone entertained on family holidays. Book early and secure your beach holiday with our low deposits starting from £150 per booking.


Save £50 per person on European beach holidays

Book a flight + hotel package in any one a range of fantastic European beach destinations this summer and you can save £50 per person. Offer is based on minimum 7 night stays and 2 adults sharing a room.

Search now

Our top 10 beach holidays as booked by you

Flight + 7 night holidays
DestinationPrices from 
FaroStar rating 3 out of 5£146 ppSelf cateringFind prices
TenerifeStar rating 3 out of 5£228 ppSelf cateringFind prices
PaphosStar rating 4 out of 5£313 ppContinental breakfastFind prices
DubaiStar rating 4 out of 5£439 ppFull breakfastFind prices
BarbadosStar rating 3 out of 5£575 ppRoom onlyFind prices
St LuciaStar rating 3 out of 5£593 ppRoom onlyFind prices
Dominican RepublicStar rating 4 out of 5£722 ppAll inclusiveFind prices
AntiguaStar rating 3 out of 5£752 ppAll inclusiveFind prices
CancunStar rating 4 out of 5£812 ppAll inclusiveFind prices
MauritiusStar rating 3 out of 5£908 ppHalf boardFind prices

Where we go to relax and unwind

Bikes by the beach.


Short flight times from the UK, golden beaches and a temperate climate grab the limelight on European beach holidays, yet it’s the history and diverse culture that steals the show.

Man holding a surf board.

North America

Epitomised by iconic lifeguards towers, beautiful people jogging along the boardwalk and surfers riding the waves - the laid-back beach life is never far away.

Snorkel on palm tree.

Caribbean and South America

Picture glittering azure waters and golden sands fringed with palm trees, when you stay at any of our beachfront hotels – all carefully selected to offer an affordable choice for all.

Ostrich by the sea.


Dramatic coastlines and castaway beaches, virtually deserted besides the wildlife, provide the perfect setting for relaxing in Africa – either before or after you’ve explored the city and beyond.

Beach in Dubai.

Middle East

Guaranteed year-round sunshine, and a shorter flight than most other long-haul destinations, ensures that the Middle East makes the top list for beach holidays.

Beach in the Maldives.

Indian Ocean

For a true sense of escapism there’s nowhere quite like this ­– the sandy shores and gentle surf provide both a bathing and diving paradise, particularly if you’re looking for some winter sun.

Man on beach.

Far East and Australia

Packed full of natural wonders, iconic beaches and bewildering experiences, beach holidays in the Far East & Australia are every bit as exotic.