Wondering where you can still get an affordable holiday? Whether you want a short flight for a few days of sunshine, or a tropical escape further afield, here are a few ideas for great value holidays right now.
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This stretch of Malaga coastline offers plenty of sun, sea and sand. Popular with everyone from families to couples, you can guarantee great weather and affordable hotels in Costa del Sol depending on your needs. Resorts like Marbella, Torremolinos and Benalmadena are great for nightlife and beach days. There’s plenty of arts and culture to explore too – visit with museums, boutiques and cultural landmarks. Try eating at local at café’s and making the most of things like free playgrounds for the kids.
With temperatures up to 20°C in November and December, this coastal destination is a winter sun favourite. There’s plenty of all inclusive resorts, Blue Flag beaches for watersports, family-friendly attractions and delicious Portuguese food to enjoy on a budget. Explore the largest resort town of Albufeira for its beaches, nightlife and pretty old town. Faro and Lagos are also affordable and have plenty of historical landmarks – forts, museums and churches can all be explored.
Just off the coast of west Africa, the Canary Islands have year-round sunshine. Popular islands like Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are perfect for outdoor adventures such as hiking and watersports. The beaches are inviting, nightlife is varied, and you can be sure to find great value all inclusive hotels for a stress-free break. Discover national parks, volcanoes, street markets, waterparks and much more on a holiday to the Canary Islands.
With a year-round temperature of 25-30°C, Sri Lanka is ideal location for a beach holiday. It has an idyllic location in the Indian Ocean, with cultural hotspots, diverse landscapes and attractions for everyone to enjoy. Visit rainforests, tea plantations and see incredible wildlife, or just enjoy the beach scene. Local food and beer, public transportation and accommodation are all affordable, so you won’t have to break the bank to enjoy what this incredible country has to offer.