Winter sun holiday deals & top destinations for 2018/2019

Holidays to

Check out the latest deals, discount codes and special offers on cheap holidays to in 2018/2019 right here. Browse savings from leading holiday providers to find the best fit for your next getaway:

  • Save up to £400 per person on holidays in summer 2018
  • Book worldwide holidays departing on selected dates
  • Travel between 1st Jun & 31st Aug 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Book 4 week holidays for the price of 3 weeks
  • Prices from just £36 per person per night
  • Holidays to destinations across Europe & the Med

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  • Save EXTRA £75 on Lakes & Mountains holidays in July 2018
  • Minimum spend of £1,100 per booking
  • Book holidays to Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland & more
  • Travel between 1st Jul & 31st Jul 2018 (inclusive)
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Expires at 23:59 on Thursday 31st May 2018 · View all TUI offers

  • Book early online & save up to 6% on summer 2019 holidays
  • 3% off Lakes & Mountains (otherwise 6%)
  • Travel between 1st May & 31st Oct 2019 (inclusive)

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  • Save extra £75 on holidays to Antalya, Turkey in 2018/2019
  • Enter Broadway Travel promo code on Payment page
  • No minimum spend
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  • Save £300 per couple on all inclusive holidays in summer 2018
  • Book online with First Choice to get discount offer
  • Travel before 31st October 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Save up to £300 on TUI FAMILY LIFE summer holidays
  • Book holidays to the Caribbean, Canaries & the Med
  • Travel before 31st July 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Save up to £250 per couple on holidays in summer 2018
  • Book holidays to Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe & Caribbean
  • Travel before 30th April 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Save £50 per person off summer holidays in 2018
  • Book online with the exclusive Mark Warner discount code
  • Travel before 31st October 2018 (inclusive)
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  • Save an extra £100 per person on all holidays in 2018/2019
  • Save £200 on holidays per couple (£400 per family of 4)
  • Pay just £60 deposit per person on holidays in 2018

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Escorted tours & adventure holidays to

Check out the latest deals, discount codes and special online discounts on cheap escorted tours and adventure holidays to . Browse offers from leading online travel agents and tour operators to find the best price for your next escape in 2018/2019:

  • Book river cruises & escorted tours early for 2019
  • Prices start from just £699 per person
  • Visit destinations in Europe, Africa, Americas, Asia & more
  • Save up to £500 on Wendy Wu holidays in 2018
  • Book holidays to China, Japan, Vietnam, India & more
  • Business class upgrades also available

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  • Save up to £700 per person on escorted tours & cruises
  • Celebrate 40 years of Titan Travel with 40 top offers
  • Holiday prices start from just £779 per person

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  • Upgrade to Business Class from just £299 per person
  • Available on tours to China, Japan & Southeast Asia
  • Travel dates & tours vary by destination

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  • Get FREE upgrade to Business Class on holidays to China
  • Available on selected tours with Wendy Wu & Tianjin Airline
  • Travel before 31st December 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Book escorted tours, river cruises & ocean cruises
  • Browse 2018 holidays under £1,000 per person
  • Check top offers or search for tours by criteria
  • Browse latest discount offers & deals from G Adventures
  • Save up to 40% on selected tours & adventure holidays
  • Book early with the latest G Adventure discount codes
  • Save up to £200 per person with last minute holiday deals
  • Wendy Wu Tours depart in the next few months
  • Book holidays to India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam & more
  • Get FREE upgrade to Premium Economy on India tours
  • Fly direct with British Airways. Save £1,200 per couple

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  • Explore cruises & escorted tours offered by Riviera Travel
  • Book late trips in 2018 & new holiday options for 2018/2019
  • City breaks, rail journeys & wildlife holidays also available

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Flights to

Check out the latest deals, discount codes and special online discounts on cheap flights to . Browse savings from leading airlines, online travel agents and comparison sites to find the best fit for your next getaway in 2018/2019:

  • Save on flights in 2018/2019 with Virgin Atlantic sale offers
  • Book low fares on flights to destinations worldwide
  • Return fares to the USA from £312 per person

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  • Explore the best prices available from Emirates
  • Latest low fares for business & economy in the coming months
  • Return flights to Dubai from £369 & Bangkok from £479
  • Save on holidays & flights with latest BA limited-time offers
  • Book low fares on flights, beach holidays, city breaks & more
  • Visit destinations across Europe, Caribbean & worldwide

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  • Save on flights to worldwide destinations with KLM
  • Dubai from £272, New York from £278 & Beijing from £462
  • Plus more flights to Africa, Asia & the Middle East
  • Save on worldwide flights from the UK in the Qantas sale
  • Book flights o Australia, New Zealand, Dubai & more
  • Return flights from £323 including taxes/charges
  • Save on flights to the Middle East, Asia & the Pacific
  • Book return flights from £321 with Royal Brunei
  • Destinations include to Dubai, Brunei, Manila & Bali
  • Save on long haul low fares from Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Check lowest prices on Economy & Premium class by month
  • Book flights in 2017/2018 to the USA, Caribbean & Mexico
  • Browse the lowest fares on Oman Air flights in 2017/2018
  • Book flights to Oman, the Middle East & across Asia
  • Depart from London Heathrow & Manchester Airport
  • Explore the latest low fares for 2018/2019 from Finnair
  • Fly to destinations across Europe, Asia, Australia & more
  • Worldwide flights connect in Helsinki, Finland
  • Save on short haul low fares with Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Check lowest prices on Economy & Premium class by month
  • Book flights to Spain, Greece, Turkey, Canaries & more

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Hotels in

Check out the latest discount codes and online discount offers on cheap hotels in right now. Browse savings from leading hotel chains, online travel agents and hotel booking agents to find the best deal for your next holiday in 2018/2019:

  • Book half price all inclusive holidays to the Caribbean
  • Pay just £150 low deposits per person
  • With resorts in Jamaica, Bahamas, St Lucia, Barbados & more
  • Travel before 31st March 2020 (inclusive)

Expires at 23:59 on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 · View all Sandals offers

  • Save up to £100 per person on holidays with Broadway Travel
  • Book all inclusive deals, beach holidays & city breaks
  • Pay low deposits from £49 per person
  • Book half price family holidays to the Caribbean in 2018/2019
  • Resorts located in Jamaica and Turks & Caicos
  • Travel before 31st March 2020 (inclusive)

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  • Get a FREE night stay for every day it rains
  • Save up 20% on Iberostar hotels in Spain & Canaries
  • Travel before 21st June 2018 (inclusive)
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  • Save up to 80% on worldwide hotels with Agoda
  • Compare prices at over 2 million hotels & apartments
  • Book cheap accommodation, luxury hotels & more
  • Save an extra 10% on IHG hotels in the UK & Ireland
  • Book weekend stays at least 3 days in advance
  • 'Advance Saver' discount offer available online from IHG
  • Save 20% on Iberostar hotels in Spain & the Med
  • Minimum 6 nights stay. Book at least 30 days in advance
  • Travel between 1st Jun & 31st Dec 2018 (inclusive)
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  • Save up to 50% on worldwide hotels with Agoda Insider Deals
  • Simply register to receive top hotel offers
  • Save with hotel special offers & promotions
  • Save 50% on Sunday night on weekend stays
  • Arrive on Thursday, Friday or Saturday to get discount
  • Participating hotels in the Caribbean & Americas
  • Save on family stays where kids stay for FREE
  • Iberostar hotels in the Canaries and across the Med
  • Age and date restrictions apply for each resort

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Car hire for

Check out the latest special offers and discount codes on cheap car hire and airport transfers for . Browse savings from leading car hire companies, private transfer providers and comparison sites to find the best offer for your next trip in 2018/2019:

  • Save up to 20% on worldwide car hire in the Avis sale
  • Discount & black out dates vary by destination
  • Travel before 30th June 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Save an extra 10% on cheap car hire worldwide
  • With this exclusive Holiday Autos discount code
  • Travel before 31st December 2018 (inclusive)
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Expires at 23:59 on Thursday 31st May 2018 · View all Holiday Autos offers

  • Book Alamo Gold+ on US car hire & get FREE GPS
  • Plus one tank of fuel & up to 3 additional drivers
  • Alamo Gold is only available to UK residents
  • Book car hire for a 3 day weekend for the price of 2 days
  • Rental period must include a Saturday
  • Offer available at locations across the UK & Europe
  • Get a 7 day hire car and pay for just 5 days
  • Available at participating locations across Europe
  • Book cars for Benelux, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, UK & more
  • Save up to 15% on Avis car hire for USA
  • Offer available at participating locations in the USA
  • Plus receive 25-65% discount on designer shopping
  • Travel before 28th February 2019 (inclusive)
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  • Save EXTRA 10% on Avis car hire for Italy + free GPS
  • Offer available at participating locations in Italy
  • Travel before 30th June 2018 (inclusive)
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  • Save up to 15% on car hire for Orlando, Florida
  • Official Car Rental Partner of Universal Orlando Resort
  • Receive coupon book with up to $150 of savings
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Expires at 23:59 on Tuesday 31st July 2018 · View all Avis offers

  • Save an extra 10% on worldwide car hire
  • Book with the exclusive Argus Car Hire discount code
  • Travel before 31st December 2018 (inclusive)
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  • Book 7 days car hire in France for the price of 5 with Europcar
  • Discount available for online prepaid bookings only
  • Offer cannot be combined with any other offer

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Holiday accommodation in

Check out the latest special offers and discount codes on cheap holiday accommodation for . Book villas, apartments, townhouses, cottages or shared holiday accommodation. Browse deals from villa & cottage providers, private holiday rental services and property exchange websites to find the best deal for your next break in 2018/2019:

  • Save EXTRA £100 on villas in France for 7 nights or more
  • Excludes: 26/5-2/6, 14/7-1/9, 20/10-27/10 & 22/12-5/1
  • Travel before 31st December 2018 (inclusive)
  • Save up to 50% on last minute summer holidays
  • Book villas in France, Greece, Italy, Spain & Portugal
  • Stay at luxury accommodation from villas to chateaux
  • Explore late deals on last minute skiing & sun holidays
  • Search for specific destinations or browse the map
  • Filter deals by TripAdvisor rating, facilities, activities & more
  • Explore offers on luxury villas with private pools
  • Filter by destination, party size & travel dates
  • View offers on a map to find the perfect location
  • Browse the latest special offers on villa holidays
  • Book villa only or villa+flight deals to destinations worldwide
  • Save on Holiday Resorts, shared & private villas in 2018/2019
  • Book villa holidays with low deposits from £60 per person
  • Get car hire & flights included in villa holiday bookings
  • Plus FREE kids places available in 2018/2019
  • Browse the latest special offers on villa & chateaux holidays
  • More than 2,000 handpicked villas & chateaux available
  • Offers include online discounts plus free nights & extras
  • Book privately-owned accommodation for less with Wimdu
  • Stay for up to 50% cheaper than hotels worldwide
  • Unique apartments & centrally located properties available
  • Save up to 50% on luxury villas & chateaux in France
  • Browse offers on French villas by property or by map
  • Filter villa holidays by amenities, location & price
  • Pay 25% deposit on villa holidays in 2017/2018
  • Final balance due 10 weeks before departure
  • Book villas in France, Spain & the Algarve

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Attractions & activities in

Check out the latest discount offers and promo codes on cheap tickets for tourist attractions, excursions and holiday activities for . Browse savings from leading tour operators, ticket providers and venues to find the best deals for your next trip in 2018/2019:

  • Get 14-day Walt Disney World ultimate ticket for price of 7
  • Plus get Disney FastPass+ & Memory Maker
  • Travel before 31st December 2018 (inclusive)

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  • Get FREE dining & drinks on Walt Disney World 2019 holidays
  • Plus book 14-day pass for price of 7 + get $200 gift card
  • Travel between 1st Jan & 30th Nov 2019 (inclusive)

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  • Save 25% on Royal Horticultural Society membership
  • Annual RHS membership starts from just £45.75
  • Pay online by direct debit & save 25% in the first year
  • Save on activity days, weekend breaks & experiences
  • Book Red Letter Days special offers & exclusive deals
  • Filter offers by category, price, location & more
  • Save EXTRA 15% on English Heritage memberships
  • Get FREE unlimited access to over 400 historic attractions
  • Discount code applies to Annual & Gift memberships
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  • Book tickets for top tourist attractions, activities & tours
  • Choose from over 30,000 activities & attractions worldwide
  • Best price guaranteed or get the difference refunded
  • Browse latest offers on Orlando & Florida park tickets
  • Book Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens & more
  • Save with Combo tickets + FREE dining offers
  • Browse the latest deals on tours, sightseeing & things to do
  • Save on holiday activities in over 60 countries worldwide
  • Get multi-save discounts when you book more than one item
  • Explore current deals on Orlando theme park tickets
  • Book Orlando Combo tickets, FlexiTickets & Big Deal Card
  • Save with special offers & 3 for 2 deals
  • Check out the latest deals on Disney World tickets
  • Book official Walt Disney World tickets for all the parks
  • Save with combo tickets, FlexiTickets & more

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Winter sun holiday deals for 2018/2019 give you the chance to enjoy some much needed relief from the unpredictable British weather. Why not brighten up your diary with a cheap winter sun holiday to one of the many parts of the world which are particularly appealing at this time of year. Read on to find out more about leading winter sun holiday companies, and where in the world you can expect to find great weather during the winter months.

Winter sun holiday deals & discount codes for 2018/2019

Whether you're after a complete holiday or a more flexible flight and hotel package, you don't want to miss our pick of winter sun holiday deals, including discount codes and last minute offers. There's a wide variety of deals available to help save you money and enjoy your winter break even more.

  • Save on holidays & flights with latest BA limited-time offers
  • Book low fares on flights, beach holidays, city breaks & more
  • Visit destinations across Europe, Caribbean & worldwide

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  • Save £200 on holidays per couple (£400 per family of 4)
  • £100 off per person on ALL holidays before 31st October 2018
  • Jet2holidays promo code automatically applied

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  • Book online & save up to 8% on winter 2018/2019 holidays
  • 8% on long haul holiday destinations (otherwise 7%)
  • Travel between 1st Nov 2018 & 30th Apr 2019 (inclusive)

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  • Book a 1-week all-inclusive holiday and get 2nd week for free
  • Week 2 is room-only - upgrades to all-inclusive available
  • Destinations include Cyprus, Madeira, Mauritius & more.
  • Save up to 50% on beach holidays with Love Holidays
  • Book all-inclusive breaks, family holidays & romantic escapes
  • Pay just £49 low deposits on holidays
  • Check out the top winter sun holiday deals from On the Beach
  • Whether you head to the Canaries, Malta or further afield
  • Book winter sun holiday deals for 2018/2019
  • Book online & save up to 9% on 2018/2019 winter sun holidays
  • Save 9% on long haul destinations (otherwise 8%)
  • Travel between 1st Nov 2018 & 30th Apr 2019 (inclusive)

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  • Save on holidays & flights with the latest BA sale offers
  • Book BA holidays to Europe from £179 per person
  • Plus last minute holidays from £129 per person
  • Holidays to the Caribbean from £599 & Middle East from £379

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Las Terrenas Beach, Dominican Republic © donyanedomam - Fotolia.com

Winter sun holiday companies

Many companies promise winter sun holidays at great prices. If however, you want to ensure you book with an award winning and well respected company that is known for its service and affordability, you might want to consider some of the following names, which each offers a choice online winter sun deals as well as exciting destinations with warm sunny weather in the winter months.

British Airways

British Airways has a tempting collection of winter sun holidays to choose from, both near and far from home. BA winter sun deals come in the form of flight plus accommodation packages with various star ratings and board levels available.

British Airways: Latest winter sun holiday deals for 2018/2019
British Airways: Latest winter sun holiday deals for 2018/2019

From five star breaks in Mauritius and Barbados to cultural sightings in Oman, family friendly escapes in Orlando and self catering holidays in the Canaries, British Airways really does cater to every budget.

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Mercury Holidays

Mercury holidays prides itself on offering memorable experiences in countries around the world. When it comes to finding winter sun, Mercury Holidays has a range of options from beach based luxury resorts in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean, to escorted tours that really squeeze the most out of your precious time away with trips to South America, Southeast Asia, Africa, New Zealand and more.

Mercury Holidays: Top winter sun holidays to the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Asia & more
Mercury Holidays: Top winter sun holidays to the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Asia & more

Mercury Holidays benefits from its diverse selection of winter sun holidays, and there are often great deals to be had such a getting your second or third week free.

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Sandals

If you're planning a winter sun escape to the Caribbean, then you can't beat a stay at a Sandals resort. With resorts in Jamaica, St Lucia, Bahamas, Antigua, Grenada and Barbados, you have plenty of choice when it comes to deciding where to go. Once you find your ideal residence, simply sit back and enjoy the all inclusive facilities, amenities and seemingly endless flow of cocktails that are guaranteed on any Sandals escape.

Sandals: Adults only winter sun holidays in 2018/2019
Sandals: Adults only winter sun holidays in 2018/2019

Families after some fun in the Caribbean sun should check out Beaches, the all singing, all dancing child friendly set of resorts in Jamaica and Turks & Caicos. If you're like to find out when to visit any of the Sandals or Beaches resort, don't miss our bespoke resort weather guide, which clearly shows you when to go for the best winter sun weather.

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Saga Holidays

From river and ocean cruises to escorted tours and luxury breaks, Saga has loads to offer those after a winter sun holiday with a difference. Fancy a tour of the Canary Islands? Perhaps you want to discover more about Mayan Mexico? Alternatively, you could give yoga in Thailand a go?

Saga Holidays: Over 50's winter sun holidays in 2018/2019
Saga Holidays: Over 50's winter sun holidays in 2018/2019

This award winning travel company has been showing people aged 50+ all corners of the globe for many years, and if you are planning your winter sun break, do check out the latest Saga deals online as you may well find some exclusive offers that aren't available if you book elsewhere.

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Hotel on the beach Sri Lanka © Michael Smith - Dreamstime.com

Other winter sun holiday companies

Of course, these are the tip of the winter sun iceberg with many other providers offering great money saving deals on seasonal breaks between November and April. Some of the other big names that have many sales and online deals for winter sun holidays that you might want to investigate include:

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Winter sun: short haul vs long haul

Working out where to go for your winter sun break is likely to come down to two deciding factors: how far you're willing to travel and what it is you want from your break. If you're looking for a beach holiday close to home, the closest you can realistically consider would be the likes of Egypt, Dubai, and - at a push - the Canaries (as long as you book a hotel with a heated pool!).

Read more: Top short haul winter sun destinations & Top long haul winter sun destinations

For beach holidays further afield, your options open up considerably with anywhere from the Caribbean and Indian Ocean to the sandy swathes of Thailand, Indonesia and Australia on the table.

Winter sun in the mountains of northern Thailand © nopphadon - Fotolia.com

If however, you're looking for some warming winter sun to get out and about exploring the local area then there are a few more options under five hours such as Cyprus, Majorca, and again, the Canaries. It really does depend on you: what you want to do and how far you want to travel.

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Popular winter sun destinations

The winter months see temperatures plummet across Europe leaving the Canary Islands as the only viable option for those hoping for some warm sunshine close to home.

Canary Islands sunshine away from the beach © Eric Gevaert - Dreamstime.com

If you're prepared to travel further however, your options greatly increase with hotspots across the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Indian Ocean enjoying beautifully warm and relatively settled conditions during this time.

  • Europe - there's a reason the Canary Islands are consistently celebrated as a year-round destination, and that's thanks largely to the amount of reliable sunshine it receives every month. Don a wetsuit and enjoy water sports in Fuerteventura, take a hike in Tenerife's national park, or head to Gran Canaria where boutiques, restaurants and numerous spas will ensure you find space to unwind and relax. You may catch the odd shower and the sea is definitely reserved for the hardy, but hotels with heated pools and the availability of other activities make it a winner with families, friends and couples in both summer and winter.
  • Africa & the Middle East - Egypt's Red Sea has long attracted winter sun hunters thanks to resorts such as Sharm el Sheikh offering plenty of opportunities to bask in the warm north African sun. If you're happy to travel that bit further, Dubai remains hot without the burn of the summer and is very pleasant at this time of year, while South Africa is a great place for those looking to explore more than just the beach with a bountiful supply of things to do, such as visiting vineyards and historic sites, walking and experiencing the local culture. The islands of Cape Verde are also a good option, although the sea can be a little rough at this time of year so a hotel with pool is advisable. Morocco, Jordan, Gambia and Kenya's stunning coast are also excellent destinations offering the chance to explore gems such as Wadi Rum, Petra, Marrakesh and more.
  • The Americas - a hop across the pond will take you to resorts on the Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean coasts in the likes of the USA, Belize, Guatemala, Venezuela, Honduras and Brazil. Covering such a vast area, each has its own diverse identity and character, giving you plenty of choice. Experience eco-Costa Rica at one of the country's many sustainable resorts, dance the night away in Miami or watch the moonlight flood the beaches of Bahia, Brazil. From city-side beaches to jungle resorts and remote islands, there really is something for everyone after a winter sun holiday in the Americas.
  • Caribbean - after waving goodbye to the hurricane season at the end of November, the Caribbean enjoys months of relatively settled, hot and sunny conditions, which explain its popularity at this time. Throw in the idyllic settings of Mexico's Cancun, Barbados, Jamaica, Antigua and more, thanks to glorious warm waters and beautiful beaches, and it's easy to see why the Caribbean continues to attract couples and families.
  • Indian Ocean - from the pearly white sands and turquoise waters of the Seychelles to the spectacular resorts in Mauritius, there's so much to choose from - enjoy diving in the Maldives, snorkeling in Sri Lanka or put your feet up in Kerala. As well as reveling in beach activities, don't forget to get tasting the local cuisine which varies from country to country but is guaranteed to ignite your taste buds and leave you wanting more.
  • Southeast Asia - Southeast Asia has plenty of great winter sun destinations thanks to its variety and, even with the chance of the odd shower in Indonesia, relatively dry and sunny conditions across the region. Thailand's always popular owing to the number of beach resorts in Phuket, Koh Samui and surrounding islands that offer competitive prices, while Langkawi, Bali and Lombok are also favoured destinations with beach lovers. There's so much to see and do across southeast Asia: those keen to explore some history will appreciate the sites dotted around Vietnam and Cambodia, while Burma and the Philippines offer plenty of opportunities to walk, see wildlife and swim in stunning waters.

Hopefully you're feeling thoroughly inspired about booking your winter sun holiday, and have seen a great value online deal for 2018/2019 to match. If you can't find what you're looking for, head over to our complete holiday deals section for even more offers, and remember to check out our weather guides to see what conditions are like in your chosen destination.

Winter sunshine, Costa Rica © Michel Van Loon - Dreamstime.com

Our weather comparison tool is very helpful if you find yourself stuck between two places offering tempting winter sunshine, while out guide to the best time to travel shows you when conditions are at their finest in any given location.

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