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The best winter sun holidays 2021

As summer fades away and the nights draw in, it’s only natural that we start to dream of sun-drenched shores and exotic landscapes. Well for winter this year, stop dreaming and get booking! We have some fantastic sunny holiday deals to your favourite destinations waiting to be snapped up. Go for tropical sunny breaks to the breath-taking Red Sea or the chilled, laid-back Caribbean. Perhaps closer-to-home beach holidays on the Costa Blanca or islands like Tenerife and Lanzarote will catch your eye instead. Wherever you choose, we’ll find you the perfect winter sun holiday, away from the UK’s dreary grey skies.

If you're looking for a cheap winter sun holiday in 2022, here at loveholidays, we make it super easy. With cheap flights from airports up and down the country and phenomenal hotels at bargain prices, there’s a deal for every kind of holidaymaker. Hop over to Portugal and enjoy the gorgeous Algarve coast without the crowds. Malta and Cyprus are also famous winter sun hotspots, plus they're not too far away. Or, perhaps luxury city breaks in Dubai are more up your street? We certainly love them!

The possibilities for a cheap winter sun holiday are endless, so there’s no excuse not to give yourself a break and end 2021 with a holiday. Or why not begin next year with a 2022 winter sun holiday in January. 

Why book Winter Sun holidays

Discover the best beaches

The perfect time for the white-sand beaches of the Caribbean 

Popular with couples

Luxury winter sun escapes to Dubai or Cancun are loved by couples after romantic days in the sunshine

Rest & relaxation

Winter sun hotspots like Marrakech and Punta Cana offer ample opportunity for undisturbed relaxation

Cheap Winter Sun Holidays

With grey skies and cold haunting much of the northern hemisphere, it can feel like affording a holiday in the warm sunshine is well out of reach. But with some fantastic deals in destinations like the eternally blue skied Canary Islands, Southern shores of Europe, and even further afield, a cheap winter sun holiday is within the reach of every budget.

All Inclusive Winter Sun Holidays

Looking for complete relaxation and peace of mind on your winter sun getaway? An all inclusive winter sun holiday takes care of every detail, meals, drinks, snacks, stay and flights, which can save you some money as well as guaranteeing a real break from those winter blues.

Family Winter Sun Holidays

Family winter holidays are an excellent way of keeping everyone’s spirits up during the chilly season. With some fantastic family deals towards the end of the year, it’s the perfect opportunity to make the most of a bargain and get some sunshine and smiles on the whole family’s faces.

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Canary Islands

Canary Islands

Eternal sunshine is the calling card of these island gems. Located just off the coast of Africa, the Canaries enjoy year-round sun as well as boasting striking landscapes, gorgeous coastlines, and a vibrant social scene. These winter sun holiday favourites are a perfect choice for anyone sick to death of grey skies and looking for an island paradise at bargain prices on flights.

Each island has a distinct personality and it’s worth going back to try them all! Tenerife, the biggest of the bunch, really does have something for everyone. Beautiful beaches, the famous Mount Teide national park and stunning nature, as well as a thriving nightlife, you really couldn’t ask for more. However, Tenerife isn’t your only choice for a fantastic midwinter holiday.

Famed for its lunar landscape, Lanzarote also has some fabulous beaches, like the three which make up the Playa Blanca resort - perfect for lounging in the sun and building a winter tan. Lanzarote also has an average high of 22 degrees, even in December. Talking of beaches, Fuerteventura has an amazing 150 of them, and with that Canaries sunshine keeping the temperature high, it would be rude not to exploit them for a winter break. We haven’t even mentioned the fabulous Gran Canaria, which will satisfy that craving for sun without breaking the bank.

The Caribbean and Mexico

The Caribbean and Mexico

There is a reason December and January are highpoints for holidays on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. When Europe is at its coldest and greyest, Mexico and the Caribbean enjoy their driest, sunniest, and most popular holiday period. UK winter is the perfect time to enjoy a sun holiday on a Caribbean island. Picture yourself sipping rum cocktails on the beach of the Dominican Republic, sunbathing on the sugar white sands of Barbados, dancing in the streets of Cuba, or embracing the laid-back vibe of Jamaica. Now that’s how we’d spend winter! With a fantastic array of all inclusive and half board hotels, there’s a resort catering towards every winter holiday preference.

If not a Caribbean Island then a winter break in Mexico is equally dreamy and we've got deals on flights and hotel packages, too. For relaxation in idyllic surroundings head to the stunning beaches of Tulum and the Riviera Maya. But if you’re looking to dance away those winter blues head to vibrant Cancun, where sun soaked days on the beach give way to throbbing nights of clubbing, live music, circus shows and so much more. With holidays to suit families as well as luxury adult-only resorts, whatever your budget and holiday style, you’ll find the perfect fit this winter.

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Where is best for winter sun?

 The best winter sun destinations include Mexico, the Dominican Republic, the UAE and Thailand.

Top Winter Sun Destinations

Would love to book a winter sun holiday but not sure where to? Check out some of our top destinations below for extra inspiration:

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