We all know how long and dreary the UK winter can be. When the biting cold starts to take its toll, what could possibly be better than swapping the dark nights for pink pastel sunsets and a cocktail to stave off the last of the day’s heat? Recharge your batteries with a fly and flop beach break, or a sightseeing adventure to discover a new culture.
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Our top picks for Winter Sun in 2021 and 2022

Enjoy great savings and dine in the desert dunes at this luxury Dubai resort<place>Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa</place><fomo>59</fomo>
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Enjoy great savings and dine in the desert dunes at this luxury Dubai resort

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Dubai
5 nights from £3,295 per person
  • Save 10% on accommodation
  • Free floating breakfast each
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Full Board
Travel between 9 May 2022 and 30 Sep 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Retreat to Al Maha, located in the middle of the Dubai Conservation Reserve
  • Enjoy many activities including camel trekking, wildlife drives, archery, horse riding and guided desert and dune safaris
  • Relax at the Timeless Spa, where you can enjoy massages. body treatments and facials
  • Eat dinner under the stars in the dunes
Gaze out over the iconic limestone pinnacles from the horizon pool at this Phuket resort<place>Six Senses Yao Noi</place><fomo>71</fomo>
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Gaze out over the iconic limestone pinnacles from the horizon pool at this Phuket resort

Six Senses Yao Noi

Thailand
Phuket
7 nights from £3,169 per person
  • Save 25% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Set in Thailand's Phang Nga Bay with its famous rock outcrops, the resort boasts 56 villas with infinity pools.
  • Divers have the opportunity to gain wreck dive experience and see a whole host of under sea life.
  • Learn Muy Thay, the traditional Thai boxing martial art.
  • Journey out on a long-tail boat and savour amazing dining options including sunrise breakfast cruise and sunset castaway cocktails.
  • Pamper yourself and relax at the Six Senses Spa Village nestled in the lush tropical hillside of the resort.
Bask in some Winter Sun at this all-inclusive Antiguan retreat<place>Hermitage Bay</place><fomo>108</fomo>
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Bask in some Winter Sun at this all-inclusive Antiguan retreat

Hermitage Bay

Antigua
7 nights from £6,169 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • All-Inclusive
Travel between 5 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Secluded Hillside Pool Suites offer tranquility, privacy and incredible panoramic sea views
  • All-inclusive, organic à la carte dining features produce from the resort's kitchen garden
  • Complimentary daily yoga, Pilates and meditation classes
  • Exceptional, intuitive service from the dedicated staff
  • Weekly al fresco cooking demonstration showcasing authentic Caribbean cuisine
Escape for some Winter Sun at this charming resort on the white sands of Barbados’ west coast<place>Cobblers Cove</place><fomo>108</fomo>
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Escape for some Winter Sun at this charming resort on the white sands of Barbados’ west coast

Cobblers Cove

Barbados
7 nights from £3,499 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 2 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Gracious and charming all suite boutique hotel nestled on the West Coast of Barbados 
  • Signature Camelot and Collection Suites recently refurbished by Soane Britain
  • The hotel's own fisherman, Barker, supplies a daily fresh catch
  • The Camelot restaurant is a renowned destination dining experience in Barbados
  • One complimentary water-ski for each day of your stay
Enjoy the Maldivian village feel of this paradise resort<place>Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa</place><fomo>108</fomo>
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Enjoy the Maldivian village feel of this paradise resort

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

Maldives
7 nights from £4,799 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Enjoy the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village feel
  • The spa, located on its own private island, offers restorative mind and body therapies 
  • The night spa offers lunar rituals on a private, starlit beach
  • Arrange a candlelit dinner in a secluded gazebo on a deserted island
Huge savings at a luxury resort on one of the most dramtically beautiful isles in the Seychelles<place>Six Senses Zil Pasyon </place><fomo>18</fomo>
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Huge savings at a luxury resort on one of the most dramtically beautiful isles in the Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Seychelles
7 nights from £4,400 per person
  • Save 30% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Nov 2021 and 20 Dec 2021
More options available
Why you'll love it here...
  • Swim with turtles in the waters surrounding the resort
  • Take a cooking class with the talented chefs and learn the secrets of the local cuisine
  • Enjoy a private dining experience at Chef's Kitchen - the menu will be tailor-made with your favourite ingredients
  • Venture out on a scenic boat ride and visit the Unesco World Heritage Site Vallée de Mai
Enjoy great savings on this hotel in the heart of Rome which boasts classical splendour and stunning terraced gardens<place>Hotel De Russie</place><fomo>7</fomo>
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Enjoy great savings on this hotel in the heart of Rome which boasts classical splendour and stunning terraced gardens

Hotel De Russie

Italy
Rome And Surrounding Area
3 nights from £929 per person
  • Save 20% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 14 Nov 2021 and 20 Dec 2021
Why you'll love it here...
  • Enjoy a cocktail masterclass at Stravinskij Bar and create exceptional Italian cocktails
  • Perfect location for exploring Rome, between the Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps
  • Find tranquility in the city at the hotels stunning Mediterranean tiered Secret Garden
  • Try a city tour with a twist - jogging and cycling tours can be arranged
Free excursions on this epic New Zealand adventure<place>Grand New Zealand</place><fomo>43</fomo>
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Free excursions on this epic New Zealand adventure

Grand New Zealand

New Zealand
North Island
Auckland
+5 others
21 nights £5,299 per person
  • 6 free excursions including:
  • Guided walk through the Franz Josef valley
  • An exhilarating jet boat ride along the Dart River
  • Milford Sound cruise
  • Includes flights and transfers
Travel between 1 Feb 2022 and 22 Feb 2022
Why you'll love it here...
Discover Sri Lanka's highlights on this immersive tour<place>Highlights of Sri Lanka</place><fomo>50</fomo>
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Discover Sri Lanka's highlights on this immersive tour

Highlights of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Kandy
10 nights from £2,639 per person
  • 5 free excursions including:
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Dambulla Cave Temples
  • Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Feb 2022 and 11 Feb 2022
Why you'll love it here...
Sail the Caribbean on this incredible luxury cruise<place>Barbados Roundtrip<cruiseDates>5 - 15 February 2022</cruiseDates><cruiseLine>Regent Seven Seas</cruiseLine></place><fomo>50</fomo>
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Sail the Caribbean on this incredible luxury cruise

Barbados Roundtrip

15 nights from £7,595 per person
  • Free, unlimited shore excursions
  • 5 nights pre-cruise beachfront accommodation in Barbados
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • All-Inclusive
Travel between 1 Feb 2022 and 16 Feb 2022
Why you'll love it here...
Enjoy a luxury island escape at a peaceful Jamaican oasis<place>GoldenEye</place><fomo>176</fomo>
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Enjoy a luxury island escape at a peaceful Jamaican oasis

GoldenEye

Jamaica
7 nights from £2,165 per person
  • Two free nights
  • Welcome cocktail and flask of Blackwell Rum
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 4 Jan 2022 and 19 Dec 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Direct access to the water from the Lagoon cottages for swimming and kayaking
  • Explore the nearby coral reefs via snorkelling or a complimentary glass-bottom boat excursion
  • Stand-alone villas include the renowned Fleming Villa, of James Bond fame
  • Laidback and low-key al fresco dining in a distinctly Jamaican style
Relax in a world-renowned haven of tranquillity and eco-conscious luxury resort<place>Rosewood Little Dix Bay</place><fomo>4</fomo>
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Relax in a world-renowned haven of tranquillity and eco-conscious luxury resort

Rosewood Little Dix Bay

British Virgin Islands
7 nights from £4,055 per person
  • One free night
  • Guaranteed late check out
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 14 Oct 2021 and 17 Dec 2021
Why you'll love it here...
  • Situated on a pristine half-mile, white sand, crescent beach
  • A vibrant coral reef just off the shoreline provides excellent snorkelling
  • Children's activities inspired by Caribbean culture and the natural environment at Rosewood Explorers
  • Water taxi to one of seven secluded Virgin Gorda beaches with gourmet picnic and snorkelling gear
  • Choice of rooms, suites or the additional privacy and space of a beach or hillside villa
Escape the winter weather to bask in the Seychelles sunshine<place>Six Senses Zil Pasyon </place><fomo>22</fomo>
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Escape the winter weather to bask in the Seychelles sunshine

Six Senses Zil Pasyon

Seychelles
7 nights from £4,579 per person
  • Save 30% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 8 Jan 2022 and 28 Jan 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Swim with turtles in the waters surrounding the resort
  • Take a cooking class with the talented chefs and learn the secrets of the local cuisine
  • Enjoy a private dining experience at Chef's Kitchen - the menu will be tailor-made with your favourite ingredients
  • Venture out on a scenic boat ride and visit the Unesco World Heritage Site Vallée de Mai
Getaway in January to soak in the Mauritius sun<place>Constance Prince Maurice</place><fomo>349</fomo>
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Getaway in January to soak in the Mauritius sun

Constance Prince Maurice

Mauritius
7 nights from £2,329 per person
  • Save 40% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Nov 2021 and 30 Apr 2022
More options available
Why you'll love it here...
  • Home to the largest wine cellar in Mauritius with over 25,000 bottles
  • Enjoy a luxurious stay over the lagoon in the suites or villas on stilts
  • Dine at La Barachois floating over the lagoon with views of the mountain range
  • Complimentary kitesurfing lessons held once a week
Escape to Mauritius for a relaxing getaway <place>Constance Belle Mare Plage</place><fomo>335</fomo>
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Escape to Mauritius for a relaxing getaway

Constance Belle Mare Plage

Mauritius
7 nights from £2,129 per person
  • Save 40% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Half Board
Travel between 1 Nov 2021 and 22 Dec 2021
More options available
Why you'll love it here...
  • Features 19 villas offering privacy yet plenty of resort facilities
  • Beach protected by a coral reef makes perfect swimming and snorkelling conditions
  • Complimentary green fees to two 18-hole golf courses
  • Choice of seven restaurants offering both buffets and fine dining
Stay at Waldorf Astoria Maldives with great savings and yacht transfers<place>Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi</place><fomo>9</fomo>
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Stay at Waldorf Astoria Maldives with great savings and yacht transfers

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Maldives
7 nights from £5,029 per person
  • Save 30% on accommodation
  • Complimentary yacht transfers
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 9 Jul 2021 and 20 Dec 2021
Why you'll love it here...
  • Amazing snorkelling destination with a drop-off in the house reef
  • Dine in one of seven treetop dining pods for a unique gastronomic experience
  • Excellent breakfasts at the Tasting Table catering to all dietary requirements
Escape to this luxury resort in the wine valleys of Portugal<place>Six Senses Douro Valley </place><fomo>108</fomo>
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Escape to this luxury resort in the wine valleys of Portugal

Six Senses Douro Valley

Portugal
Douro Valley
7 nights from £1,305 per person
  • Save 15% on accommodation
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Nov 2021 and 22 Dec 2021
More options available
Why you'll love it here...
  • 19th century manor house renovated to create a contemporary yet sustainable property
  • Set in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and wine region
  • The Six Senses spa offers speciality treatments and multi-day programmes
  • Enjoy wine-influenced activities including river cruises and winemaker days
Early Booking Discount for this boutique beachfront property<place>The Chedi Muscat</place><fomo>56</fomo>
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Early Booking Discount for this boutique beachfront property

The Chedi Muscat

Oman
5 nights from £1,790 per person
  • 30% early booking discount
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 3 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • The perfect base for exploring Muscat Old Town, located just 20 minutes away
  • Boasts Oman’s longest pool where guests can enjoy sushi and music every afternoon
  • Excellent spa with 11 suites, health club, exercise classes and two floodlit tennis courts
  • Four open kitchens in The Restaurant serving an array of cuisine styles
Fantastic offer valid at all 3 properties of this amazing resort<place>Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa</place><fomo>115</fomo>
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Fantastic offer valid at all 3 properties of this amazing resort

Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

Oman
5 nights from £1,650 per person
  • 30% early booking discount
  • Offer valid at Al Bandar, Al Husn and Al Waha
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 1 Nov 2021 and 31 Mar 2023
Why you'll love it here...
Explore Phuket and stay at this luxurious resort for Easter<place>Anantara Layan Phuket Resort</place><fomo>73</fomo>
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Explore Phuket and stay at this luxurious resort for Easter

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

Thailand
Phuket
7 nights from £4,399 per family
  • Save 40% on accommodation
  • Book 45 days in advance
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 2 Apr 2022 and 24 Apr 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • An island paradise, beachside retreat overlooking a lush National Park
  • A bright, spacious hideaway offering suites, pool villas and pool residences; perfect for couples, honeymooners and families
  • The resort offers plenty to keep you busy including Kids Club, cooking classes, watersports, tennis, fishing and diving
  • Indulge in culinary delights from Thai fine dining, succulent Mediterranean fare, breakfast with bubbly or delicious poolside snacks
Escape to a world of calm and tranquillity in Koh Samui, plus huge savings<place>SALA Samui Choengmon Beach</place><fomo>176</fomo>
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Escape to a world of calm and tranquillity in Koh Samui, plus huge savings

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach

Thailand
Koh Samui
7 nights from £1,499 per person
  • Save 40% on accommodation
  • Two free nights
  • Book 90 days prior to arrival
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 8 Jan 2022 and 31 Aug 2022
Why you'll love it here...
  • Enjoy the best of both worlds situated near both quaint fishing villages and buzzing nightlife
  • Relax on 80m of pristine beachfront or enjoy a range of exciting watersports
  • Soak up the enchanting view while taking a dip in the two oceanfront swimming pools
  • Discover a luxurious spa featuring an extensive treatment menu administered by top local therapists
Escape for a romantic getaway to Koh Samui<place>Melati Beach Resort and Spa</place><fomo>56</fomo>
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Escape for a romantic getaway to Koh Samui

Melati Beach Resort and Spa

Thailand
Koh Samui
7 nights from £1,949 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • Daily Breakfast
Travel between 6 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2022
Why you'll love it here...
Travel to Bali for an all-inclusive stay at Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali<place>Grand Mirage Resort and Thalasso Bali</place><fomo>56</fomo>
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Travel to Bali for an all-inclusive stay at Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

Grand Mirage Resort and Thalasso Bali

Bali
Nusa Dua
7 nights from £1,899 per person
  • Includes flights and transfers
  • All-Inclusive
Travel between 5 Jan 2022 and 30 Apr 2022
Why you'll love it here...

Where are the best places to visit for winter sun?

Thailand

Average temperatures: Highs of 29°C
Time difference: 7 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +7 hours)
Flight duration: Approx. 11 hours 15 minutes direct
Rainfall: 3 days of rain per month on average November-January

Thailand is known as ‘The Land of Smiles’ and a winter trip here is guaranteed to melt away your winter blues and have you falling in love with majestic white sand beaches, immense jungles and unique cities where historic temples are the highlight of the skyline. With so much to see, a winter trip to Thailand is certain to inspire a return visit in the new year.

Seychelles

Average temperatures: Highs of 32°C
Time difference: 4 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +4 hours)
Flight duration: Approx. 10 hours direct
Rainfall: 18 days of rain on average per month November-January

There’s something extraordinary about the Seychelles that simply has to be seen to be believed. With a gorgeous climate all year round, verdant tropical jungles, majestic boulders, and incredible coast on all 115 islands that make up the Seychelles, there are enough unmissable sights to see you through a lifetime, let alone a winter.

Grenada

Average temperatures: Highs of 30°C
Time difference: 4 hours behind the UK (GMT -4 hours)
Flight duration: Approcx. 10 hours with a stop typically in St Lucia
Rainfall: 18 days of rain per month on average November-January

Winter is the perfect time of year to swap the dark, cold UK for the idyllic sun-drenched shores of Grenada. If you want to get in ahead of the winter sun crowds, we’d suggest packing up your suitcase and heading to Grenada in December. Many people take advantage of the island’s tropical beaches once the Christmas period is over, so travelling in early December will make for a more intimate holiday, with less people around to join you in the incredible activities that Grenada has to offer.

Antigua

Average temperatures: Highs of 28°C
Time difference: 4 hours behind the UK (GMT -4 hours)
Flight duration: Approx. 8 hours 40 minutes direct
Rainfall: 12 days of rain per month on average November-January

This Caribbean gem offers more than its fair share of winter sun, stunning beaches, and unique activities. Winter is high season and the perfect time to immerse yourself into bustling Antiguan culture while the climate is at its warmest and driest. And, if you’re that way inclined, you might want to visit the best rum bar in the Caribbean or try one of the incredible restaurants found on the island.

Maldives

Average temperatures: Highs of 29°C
Time difference: 4 hours ahead of the UK (GMT +5 hours)
Flight duration: Direct flights take between 10-11 hours. Flights with a connection are likely to take 12 or 13 hours, depending on transfer time.
Rainfall: 13 days of rain per month on average November-January

End (or start!) your year in style and opulent luxury on a once in a lifetime holiday to the Maldives. Made up 200 unique islands that are the doorway to a breathtaking underwater paradise of coral reefs and colourful schools of fish, this is the perfect place to unwind. Especially as you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to luxurious resorts and spas filled with products by the world’s leading brands.

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