When summer is but a distant memory and the cold British winter is in full swing, we can’t help but find ourselves daydreaming about basking on a beach somewhere exotic. Whether you are looking for the best place to spend Christmas on a beach or want to know where is hot in December, January and February for a holiday, here are some of our favourite Winter Sun destinations to inspire your next trip….

Maldives Winter Sun 

Park Hyatt, Maldives Hadahaa beach winter sun destination
Flight Duration: 12 Hours
Average Temperature: 27°C

The Maldives is always a great idea, no matter what time of year it is. But if we had to narrow it down the British winter months are the best times to visit the Maldives. Each tiny picture-perfect coral island is pure castaway bliss, ringed by stretches of pristine white sand and surrounded by a lagoon of sapphire and indigo. Home to an underwater paradise of vibrant marine life and culinary delights to tantalise the taste buds, these stunning islands are the epitome of a secluded luxury.

Read more about a holiday in the Maldives.


Oman Winter Sun 

oman holiday winter sun destination
Flight Duration: 7 Hours
Average Temperature: 24°C

Holidays to Oman have been somewhat overlooked as a winter sun destination. However, it is becoming an increasingly popular alternative for a guaranteed sun-soaked winter getaway that is just a 7-hour flight away from London! Unlike its well-known neighbours, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman offers a combination of enthralling culture and rich heritage that embraces Arabia’s ancient soul. Stay in Oman’s capital Muscat, a city renowned for its refreshingly light architecture- the Royal Opera House Muscat and Grand Mosque are just aesthetic perfection! When you are done taking in the city’s sights enjoy the stunning scenery of majestic mountains, sun-kissed desserts and untouched coastline. Read more about a holiday to

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South Africa Winter Sun 

south africa cape town sunset winter sun destination
Flight Duration: 12 Hours
Average Temperature: 25 °C

For an instant burst of winter sun without the jet lag (horaayy!) Cape Town in South Africa is the place to be! A mix of sun-drenched vineyards, chic bars and restaurants, palm-lined beaches of the Atlantic Seaboard and a vibrant melting pot of cultures all add to the quirk and charm of Cape Town’s contemporary laid-back vibe. Alternatively, thrill-seekers can enjoy an array of adrenaline packed activities from bungee jumping, mountain biking, surfing, scuba and shark diving to abseiling off the mighty Table Mountain!

Read more about a holiday in Cape Town.


Thailand Winter Sun 

Flight Duration: 11 Hours
Average Temperature: 28 °C

Holidays to Thailand simply radiate golden hues with its juxtaposition of Buddhist temples, ancient ruins, cityscapes and pristine beaches. For maximum sunshine hours, the best time to visit Thailand is December to January, and with so many islands to choose from, there is something for everyone… from the charming beaches of Phuket and lush Koh Samui to hammock-swinging Koh Lanta and jungle-topped Ko Phangan. If you are looking for something off the beaten track and away from the crowds of Phuket, enjoy an idyllic retreat to Koh Yao Noi, this untouched island boasts stunning views of Phang Nga Bay, where dramatic limestone stacks scatter the tranquil waters.

Read more about a holiday to Thailand.


Antigua Winter Sun 

Antigua winter sun destination beach
Flight Duration: 9 Hours
Average Temperature: 28 °C

An explosion of vibrancy scattered with palm-trimmed beaches and soaked in rum, the Caribbean is an exuberant collection of islands beckoning all winter sun seekers! Dive into the postcard-perfect island of Antigua, with its powdery white beaches and luscious tropics that enjoys year round sunshine.

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To plan your perfect winter itinerary, talk to our team of specialists on 01494 678 400 or make an enquiry today!



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