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3 Cheap Winter Sun Destinations

3 Cheap Winter Sun Destinations
October 29, 2014

In need of some Winter Sun but don’t have the budget to fly to the other side of the world for it?

We’ve picked three of the best destinations where you’re guaranteed good weather throughout our winter months, without having to take out a second mortgage to pay for it.


#1 - Dubai

Dubai Winter Sun HolidayFor scorching heat Dubai should be at the top of your list, with high average temperatures remaining in the mid-20s from November to February.

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, offering everything from underwater casinos to designer fashion shopping and of course, miles and miles of beaches.
Traditionally seen as a place for only the very wealthy, it’s become much more popular amongst us Brits and the cost of flights has dropped dramatically in recent years.

As a top Winter Sun destination, you should be guaranteed around 9 hours of sunshine each day in Dubai to help build up your tan.

Flights & Hotels:

Return flights start from around £330 per person, including luggage. Add a further £200 for a half decent hotel and you should be able to bag yourself a 7 week Winter Sun holiday in Dubai for £550-£600pp with



#2 - The Canary Islands

Canary Islands Winter Sun HolidaysThe Canary Islands (or Canaries) are a group of islands just 100 miles from Morocco, with the most popular including Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Tenerfie.

Millions of us Brits flock there each year, wooed by the all-year around holiday bargains on offer, especially for families.

Temperatures across the Canaries stay fairly consistent throughout the year, with average highs in the Summer months in the mid-20s, and dropping to the high-teens/low-20s during the supposed Winter months.

Even in the Winter months you’re guaranteed about 8 hours of sunshine per day and the sea temperature rarely drops below 20 degrees Celsius. What’s not to love?


Flights & Hotels:
With low-cost airlines such as easyJet now offering return flights to destinations such as Gran Canaria from just £70, the overall cost of holidays to the Canaries has continued to fall in recent years.  Expect to pay upwards of £300 for a 7 night holiday with the likes of easyJet Holidays – an absolute bargain of a Winter Sun break.



#3 Morocco

Morocco Winter Sun HolidayMorocco, in the Northern Region of Africa, has become a top holiday destination for Brits, offering a magical experience for the cost of a holiday to Europe.

Usually associated with Marrakesh, Morocco also has some great beach resorts including Essaouira and Agadir – perfect for spending a week lazing by the beach.

It’s easy to book excursions while you’re there to see the sights of Marrakech or the tree climbing goats (just Google it – we’re not lying!).

Morocco promises average temperatures in the low to mid-20s all year round, but it can drop to the high teens in December.

Flights & Hotels:
Expect to pay around £450 - £500 for a 7 night all-inclusive stay (including flights) at one of the beach resorts. If you just fancy a quick refresh, bag yourself a bargain city break to Marrakesh with for under £300 for 3 nights






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