Well, another British summer's been and gone (did we miss it?!), the slopes aren't quite ready for the ski season and Christmas Markets haven't set their stalls out yet. Feeling the need for some winter sun to warm your bones and your soul?
Here are three of the best, feel good, winter sun holiday ideas that we've come across and at some unbelievable prices, so they won't break the bank either...
The Sandals Hicacos Resort & Spa All-Inclusive resort has been voted Cuba's best resort 5 years running by the World Travel Awards!
The focus of the hotel's beautiful grounds is a meandering main pool featuring bridges, waterfalls and a swim-up bar. There are also two smaller pools, four whirlpools, a spa and beauty salon, included tennis and squash club, sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving for certified divers, four restaurants (one main buffet restaurant, three à la carte) and a grill, four bars including a piano bar and a nightclub.
Why we love it....
Not only is it an award winner and just all round stunning, Sandals are the most responsibly run all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, sourcing food and staff locally and providing a supportive and fair working environment and it has been independently certified as environmentally responsible by the world's leading certification programme Earthcheck.
Have a luxurious Christmas!... The Sheraton Algarve features a rich cultural history and attentive service, creating a charming combination of airy interiors, open patios, intimate spaces, and gardens. This is one of Europe's finest resort hotels, with more facilities, sports, spa and activities than you can wave a bit of tinsel at!
The Sheraton Algarve Hotel provides guests with an intimate retreat in a, breath-taking coastal location with unique views of the Atlantic, fused in a world of leisure and gastronomy.Influenced by Portugal's Arab heritage, its timeless architecture integrates into the natural surroundings, with a charming combination of airy interiors and open patios, decorated with murals of traditional hand painted tiles, narrating Portugal’s history.
Why we love it...
The Sheraton Algarve Resort is one of Europe's finest and greenest luxury hotels and family resorts. With miles of sand stretching out in front of the hotel, golf courses, leisure facilities and a 5 star luxury hotel and spa all run in an environmentally responsible and certified way, what’s not to love!
Luxury breaks from just £449 per person!
It doesn't get better than this! The five star, multi-award winning, BlueBay Grand Esmeralda is synonymous with all inclusive luxury and is a stunningly designed holiday resort, amid spectacular coastal scenery, with all manner of luxuries. So, whether you seek an active holiday, or a well earned rest, this BlueBay Grand Esmerelda offer is perfect for you.
The BlueBay Grand Esmeralda is synonymous with all inclusive luxury. The BlueBay Grand Esmerelda, Riviera Maya is a stunningly designed holiday resort, amid spectacular coastal scenery, with all manner of luxuries at your disposal.
So, whether you seek an active holiday, or a well earned rest, the BlueBay Grand Esmerelda won't let you down.
Sports wise, there are watersports, land-based sports, a state of the art gym and gorgeous and huge lagoon swimming pools to swim, splash or float away the day on.
Why we love it...
The BlueBay Grand Esmeralda is one of Mexico's finest and environmentally responsible luxury hotels and resorts.
With miles of white sand stretching in front of this 5 star luxury hotel and spa all run in an environmentally responsible and certified way, what’s not to love!