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Chase the sun across the globe in search of some winter sun. Soak up the Caribbean rays, warm up in the Indian Ocean, laze around in Europe, take a fly-drive across the states or indulge in an exotic Middle Eastern retreat.

Winter sun can be found all over the world, so have a look at our holiday finder to see where is hottest in October to January. Leave the cold behind and enjoy days lazing on the beach, exploring new cities and sipping cocktails by the pool. Our winter sun holidays will chase those seasonal blues away.

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European winter sun holidays

European winter sun holidays

DestinationPrices from 
Algarve (Faro)Flights + 7 nights hotel£118 pp Travel Nov 2017Search
MaltaFlights + 7 nights hotel£142 pp Travel Dec 2017Search
LarnacaFlights + 7 nights hotel£166 pp Travel Dec 2017Search
TenerifeFlights + 7 nights hotel£215 pp Travel Dec 2017Search
FuerteventuraFlights + 7 nights hotel£237 pp Travel Nov 2017Search

Take a look at our top winter sun destinations

From Europe to the Indian Ocean and Middle East, choose from our favourite places to get some winter sun.



Escape to the Caribbean. Whatever your budget, you can spoil everyone with an All Inclusive holiday. Learn to kitesurf on the long shores of the Dominican Republic or relax in beautiful Barbados.

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, far out of reach of bitter winter, enjoy paradisiacal beauty on island shores. Dive into the atolls of the Maldives or the lagoons of Mauritius.

Canary Islands

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands is a great choice for a winter break. Laze on the sun-drenched sands of Fuerteventura, discover the spectacular contrasts of Tenerife or combine relaxation with adventure in Lanzarote.


Middle East

Middle East

Visit the Middle East in winter, when the temperature falls to the twenties. Magnificent Muscat is a historic port on the edge of mountains and desert. Or discover the sparkle of Dubai.

All Inclusive winter sun holidays

All Inclusive.

Follow the sun and discover great value on an All Inclusive holiday, just about everything is paid upfront. Your flights, accommodation, meals, drinks and most activities are all part of our All Inclusive holiday package.

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A row of buildings at night in the Algarve.


While not as hot as other destinations, Europe still has some cities which give some great opportunities for winter sun. Pleasantly warm rather than scorching hot, they’ll be plenty of sunshine to enjoy.

Couple walking along beach in Hawaii.

North America

Less crowds, cheaper hotels and shorter queues at the attractions! The winter season is certainly the most desirable time to visit destinations like Hawaii and Las Vegas when temperatures are cooler.

Beach in Barbados.

Caribbean & South America

A tropical climate and laid back lifestyle is the perfect antidote to falling temperatures elsewhere – hovering in the high 20s, the sun blazes down for eight hours a day.

Swimming pool and chair in Cape Town.


This is a lovely time of year to explore the souks or sites and relax by the pool. Winter temperatures rarely fall below 20c and the nights in Africa are pleasantly cool.

Arab Women in the Great Mosque, Abu Dhabi.

Middle East

The Middle East has a near perfect winter-sun climate – you can expect daytime temperatures in the mid to high 20s, sunny skies and the very occasional burst of rain (if you’re lucky).

Hammock on the beach in the Maldives.

Indian Ocean

To experience the Indian Ocean at its best, you need to relax on soft white sands, snorkel in calm waters and take in the most colourful sunsets ­– the winter months are the perfect time to do just that.

Statue in Koh Samui, Thailand.

Far East & Australia

It’s not just the warmth of its people that’s particularly alluring at this time of year. A European winter is their summer – the rainy season is over, the temperatures are high and the sun shines for longer.

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