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Summer holidays

Best summer ever

What will you do this summer? Soak up the sun on spectacular golden-sand beaches, hike up mountains or cycle down them, go to a music festival with friends or just eat great food, relax and be happy.

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July holidays

London flights + 2 night holidays

From€259 pp

from Madrid, Jul 2018

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Dubai flights + 3 night holidays

From€820 pp

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Miami flights + 3 night holidays

From€1390 pp

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Orlando flights + 7 night holidays

From£884 pp

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August holidays

London flights + 2 night holidays

From€223 pp

from Madrid, Aug 2018

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Dubai flights + 3 night holidays

From€725 pp

from Madrid, Aug 2018

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Orlando flights + 7 night holidays

From€834 pp

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Miami flights + 3 night holidays

From€1021 pp

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What's your dream summer holiday?

All Inclusive summer holidays

Savour the ease of an All Inclusive holiday. Wake up for a beachside breakfast, sip drinks by the pool, take a leisurely lunch and enjoy a sunset dinner – all as part of the package. Check out on-land sporting facilities, water sports action and serene spa features. Stay at the Sandos San Blas Nature Resort & Golf for a taste of Tenerife. Go mountain biking, make a splash in a choice of eight pools, then unwind with a tipple on the beach before dining in the seafront restaurant. For an adults-only Barbados retreat, book The Club Barbados Resort & Spa by Elite. Head out water skiing, take to afternoon tea and slurp on rum punch. Enjoy tranquillity at the JA Palm Tree Court in Dubai. Play a spot of golf or cool off in the spa, then enjoy canapes and cocktails in the Signature Lounge between 6pm – 7pm.

Beach holidays

Sometimes a beach holiday is the only thing you need – sun, sea and sand. Unwind on a lounger with a good book, dive into the glistening ocean or glide across the skies on a parasailing experience. Stay in Lanzarote at the Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort. Enjoy access to the Papagayo beaches and paddle in the warm waters. Take part in Yoga on the beach to soothe the soul, then relax on the terrace with drinks and lookout to the shimmering horizon. Head to Barbados for pearl sands and cerulean waters, with a stay at the Hilton Barbados Resort. See the tropical underwater world with a snorkelling or scuba diving excursion. Feel the salt breeze on a sailing day out or bask by the beachfront infinity pool. Feel the heat of Dubai at the opulent Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Sun-seekers can enjoy the private beach or beautiful infinity pool for lazy days.

Summer holidays for the family

Take a holiday for the whole family. Relish a balance of quality-time all together, as well as a slice of you time. Play sports as a team or against each other, then make a splash in the pool. Children can join a few days of kids’ clubs and make new friends, whilst you relax. Venture to Spain and stay at the PortAventura Hotel PortAventura. Enjoy adventure days out with free unlimited use of the PortAventura park, for theme park thrills and a variety of entertainment day and night. The Sugar Bay Barbados offers a perfect sanctuary for the whole clan. Enjoy water sports, a sandy beach and paddle-worthy seas. Drop the little ones to either the crèche, kids club or teen club house, so you can pamper yourself with some spa time. Or Atlantis The Palm provides the ultimate place to stay, for everything you dream of on a family holiday.

Romantic summer holidays

Go on a romantic trip for two. Whether you want to kick back hand-in-hand on a poolside cabana, unwind with a couples’ spa treatment or feel sparks fly over a candlelit dinner – discover a couple’s holiday with us, to set your heart alight. Stay at the W Barcelona for a luxury Barcelona beach break. Take a dip in the sparkling pool and relax at the Wet Bar. Soak up the glowing sunset from the Eclipse rooftop bar, whilst you sip tantalising cocktails together. Book a couples-only sanctuary, at Sandals Barbados. Head out on a Hobie Cat adventure across the turquoise ocean of Barbados and come back to relax by the lagoon pool. Relish a mouth-watering dinner by candle light, before taking a romantic evening stroll to watch the stars in the sky. For a secluded luxury stay, Six Senses Zighy Bay offers an idyllic retreat for couples in Oman, to awaken your desires.

Where we go for summer holidays

Europe

Spend quality family time on beaches building sandcastles, relaxing in the sun or snorkelling in turquoise waters of Europe. Wander through city streets full of history and grab an ice cream on the way. Take a day to venture out on holiday excursions. Enjoy time together playing sports, laughing at each other ride the banana boat or lounge by the pool as the children make a splash.

North America

Take the family holiday of a lifetime and fly to the USA and Canada. With spectacular scenery, outstanding activities and plenty to see and do, love every moment. Enjoy time together exploring mountainous landscapes, or experience thrilling theme parks. Stay at one of our great family-friendly hotels, with views to go wild for or gigantic pools to make a splash in.

Caribbean

Make your family holiday a trip to a tropical haven, when you jet off to tantalising climates and sensational sunshine. With beautiful Caribbean beaches, snorkel-friendly surf, an array of water sports and outdoor activities, there is an abundance of fun for everyone. With a superb selection of family stays, enjoy copious amounts of ice cream by the swimming pool and dine beachside for evening meals together.

Middle East

Take the whole family away to the mesmerising Middle East. Enjoy the beating heat of the sun at our stunning resorts or take part in shaded activities. Dive into stunning pools, take part in water sports together or simply enjoy the blissful facilities on offer to you and the family. Enjoy day trips for shopping, theme parks and meet camels for fabulous family photos.

UK

Experience the best of British on a family holiday in the UK. There is plenty of choice to create special holiday memories – book theatre tickets, venture to pretty beaches and see the biggest sights of London by open top bus. Visit historical attractions or theme parks and book a table for afternoon tea. Enjoy British style in our hotel stays or tuck into a full English breakfast.

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