One of the most exciting places to travel for a burst of sunshine and yet not a scorching heat overdose in winters, is the Arabian Gulf. For fabulous hotels, shopping, food and entertainment you cannot beat Dubai. There are many great places to stay in the city and you can escape to the desert for a few days relaxing at some of their uniquely designed, exquisite desert resorts.
If you want to experience the real Arabia with a mix of culture, luxury and adventure, we recommend Oman. Choose one of their beach hotels. Another fascinating new destination in the Gulf is Abu Dhabi, where you can stay at the amazing Yas Island. Luxury hotels along with full entertainment for the kids can be found here, if you are traveling with family or if you prefer a few thrill rides and water parks with your partner.
Weather in Tenerife is great. Temperatures year round average at 24ºC. For both couples and families we recommend that you check this destination out.
The beautiful island of Madeira is another great year-round destination. The rugged landscape is ideal for walking, or you can simply lie back and soak up the sunshine and fascinating local culture. You can stay at a resort hotel or one of the traditional stylish countryside retreats.
In Egypt you can expect lots of sunshine and warm temperatures- it is a great time for sightseeing. If you want to see the Pyramids, Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, go for a 10-night classic Egypt holiday which combines a Nile cruise and a few days in Cairo. Browse for the latest travel advice about Egypt.
In Morocco you can enjoy a family or group adventure, exploring cities, souks, deserts, mountains and remote villages with one of their adventure company groups.
The Caribbean is one of the best holiday destinations for winter. It is the start of the season and the weather is perfect. If you are looking for a cheap holiday in Nov/Dec, be sure to travel before the Christmas school holidays, when flight costs shoot up and high season hotel rates kick in. It could be ideal for couples who want a fully-pampered all-inclusive resort honeymoon.
South East Asia has so much to offer in terms of winter holidays. Immerse yourself in the history, culture and amazing food of Malaysia and Vietnam or the west coast islands of Thailand. Phuket is an excellent option.
It is the perfect weather to roam the ancient jungle-clad temples of Cambodia, witness the buzzing streets of the capital Phnom Penh and relax on its white-sand beaches. Pick from a selection of luxury tours or go tailor made.
This is a great time to explore India, a country so full of great places to visit that you barely know where to start.
Bali in Indonesia is perfect for beach holidays, with culture, warm seas and great value local cuisine. For a real cultural treat, take a private tour of Burma, one of the world’s unsung hidden gems.
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