How to keep the winter blues away
If you are looking for a break from the endless drizzle and gloom of the UK winter, there are amazing getaway deals available on even the most popular places - so give yourself a lift and grab some winter sunshine!
There are many advantages to taking an off-peak holiday away from hustle and bustle of the high season summer. With quieter airports and emptier beaches, the whole holiday can feel more at ease.
If you choose to take a winter break with reputable firms such as Direct Holidays, you can be assured that you will be cutting back on cost rather than comfort.
Cheap Benidorm holidays are one of the most popular choices for families all year round. The beautiful three-mile bay is lined with fantastic attractions such as the Water Park and SeaWorld. Open all year round, golf courses are also only a short distance away. And of course, the range of available accommodation means that there is something to suit all budgets.
If the guarantee of scorching sun is high on your agenda then the Canary Islands is a great destination for those true fans of a hot winter getaway. A Tenerife holiday means you have all the advantages of a familiar Spanish-run destination, with the added advantages of a location in the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Africa.
Cheap holidays to Gran Canaria allows you to sample the delights offered from the largest of the Canary Island chain. With over forty years history of welcoming tourists, famous resorts such as Playa Taurito and Playa Amadores offer top class modern accommodation with excellent nightlife to match.
Off course daytimes are well catered for too, with the sand dunes and beaches being some of the best around.
Just one of the things this small North African country has going for it at this time of year is an average of around six hours of sunshine throughout the winter. The temperatures are not bad either, remaining in the teens, although there can be a bit more rain during the winter season.
The good news is that the water remains a nice temperature too, which means you can take advantage of the wonderful family-friendly beaches and watersports, even during the colder months. From the largest resort, bohemian Hammamet, to the most popular, bustling Sousse, there is plenty of activities and entertainment on offer to banish the blues for at least a few weeks!