With so many accommodation options out there, it's easy to get confused. We often find people asking us what is a full board holiday and how is it different to all inclusive? Full Board holidays include breakfast, lunch and dinner with the price of the room. That's all 3 meals taken care of so that you only have to splash out on treats, extra drinks and snacks.
If you’re looking for a hassle-free cheap holiday with breakfast, lunch and dinner included, then full board holidays in 2018 / 2019 are for you. With an astonishingly wide variety of destinations to choose from, cheap flights, and accommodation options to suit singles, couples, or the whole family, you can focus on relaxing and enjoying your break with all the big expenses taken care of.
If you’re looking for somewhere exotic, why not head to Marrakech? This beautiful desert city has an enticing historic Medina, an elegant modern quarter full of shops and restaurants, and you can escape into the desert for a truly unforgettable experience. For affordable fun in the sun, the Algarve ticks all the boxes: gorgeous coastline, vibrant resorts, and plenty of things to do. Cyprus is another excellent full board holiday choice, particularly the popular harbour town of Paphos, which combines beautiful beaches and fascinating history. Spain, which has acquired its expertise in caring for visitors over many decades, offers a wide choice of full board hotels options to suit all tastes and budgets, and the Greek Islands, each with their own character, provide an idyllic escape.
Check out our favourite full board holidays below, or, if you want everything included, check out our amazing all inclusive holidays.
When there are multiple mouths to feed, eating out at restaurants on holiday can get expensive and difficult. For a family holiday without that kind of hassle opt for one of our fantastic full board holidays, peace of mind for mum and dad, happy kids, and a fantastic choice of full board family holiday destinations. That sounds like a great break to us!
If you are looking to save some money on your next holiday, getting all 3 meals included in the price is a great place to start. With our cheap full board holidays you can save even more, without compensating on the quality of your hotel or the dreaminess of your location. Now that’s a holiday that ticks every box.
Booking a last minute holiday? Then full board is an excellent choice. Not only does it save you money on food, it saves you the hassle of planning, finding, vetting and paying for meals out. All of which leaves you free to relax by the pool and indulge in the extra treats you really want.
Puerto de la Cruz,
St Paul's Bay,
The Canary Islands are a hugely popular destination with visitors – who can argue with the allure of superb beaches, plenty to see and do, unique culture and spectacular landscapes? The largest of the Canaries is Tenerife, a perennial favourite thanks to its beautiful beach resorts, fabulous opportunities for water sports, exquisite towns and villages, and, of course, the awe-inspiring peak of Mount Teide. Popular resorts include the Costa Adeje, full of elegant bars and restaurants, relaxed Puerto de la Cruz, which is located in the greener north of the island, and lively Playa de las Américas. In Gran Canaria, you can swim, sunbathe and party along the coast at fun-filled resorts like Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés, and then escape into the magical, mountainous interior for some hiking and peace and quiet. Lanzarote is famous for its' lunar landscape and unique geological features, while Fuerteventura has developed an excellent family holiday reputation. There is so much choice among the Canaries you'll find yourself returning time and again, so start now and book your 2018/2019 full board holiday.
Few places can match the magical Greek Islands for pure tranquillity and relaxation. That doesn’t mean that you can’t party all night – several of the islands boast some exciting resorts packed with bars and clubs. Popular choices for full board holidays include Kefalonia, a blissful island with so many beaches that you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you, and lush, green Zante, covered in forest and olive groves, which is blessed with a stunning coastline. Corfu, where cricket and afternoon teas are a reminder of British influence, has long been a favourite with families, and enchanting Santorini, where windmills turn above whitewashed villages, encapsulates the Greek holiday idyll.
The Balearic Islands offer a fabulous choice of full board holidays, whether you’re looking for somewhere on the beach to take the family or want somewhere cheap and cheerful to enjoy with a group of friends. Majorca has everything from buzzy, nightlife-oriented resorts like Magaluf to family-friendly Puerto Pollensa, as well as the charming, historic capital of Palma, full of inviting tapas bars and cafés. Menorca is generally considered to be the quietest of the main Balearic Islands, the perfect place to spend your holiday if you like to mix up beach time with outdoor pursuits such as hiking and kayaking. Ibiza, long established as the biggest party capital of the Mediterranean, offers plenty more besides its world-famous clubs. Portinatx is a charming little resort on the north of the island, Santa Eulalia is great for families, and action-packed San Antonio is the place to head for glittering nightlife.
For an unforgettable holiday in the sun, why not jet off to beautiful Spain? Full of culture, beaches and tasty cuisine, what more could you ask for in a holiday? Spain is home to fascinating historical centres, making your visit adventurous as well as eye-opening. Thanks to our fantastic choice of full board holidays, the holiday of your dreams can be a reality. With so many major cities and resorts to visit, there is a huge variety of choice when it comes to a holiday in Spain. The country boasts a range of destinations, each with their own unique character, from chilled-out Malaga to the hustle and bustle of Barcelona and from the fun of Benidorm to the subdued Lloret de Mar. From luxury hotels to affordable resorts on the beach, we’ve got your full board holiday to Spain covered!
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