Winter Sun

Why Winter Sun Holidays

Our winter sun holidays are the perfect sunny getaway. At Hays Travel, we offer both relaxing and adventure-filled holidays for you to choose from. Whether you're looking for a short winter break, all inclusive winter holiday, or sun-soaked self-catering escape, you'll find your perfect destination with us. Within just a two hour flight you can step onto beautiful sandy beaches of the Costa del Sol, immerse yourself in the thriving nightlife in Benidorm, or enjoy a round of golf in Portugal in the glorious sunshine.

Dreaming of escaping the cold with an unforgettable winter sun holiday? Travelling in winter with Hays Travel is ideal if you want a budget-friendly break during the festive season or an off-peak holiday where you can enjoy a laid back atmosphere and blissful temperatures. Whatever your individual needs are, our getaways are a guaranteed way of shaking off the snow in style.

You'll find a holiday for every budget; whether you're travelling alone, as a couple, with friends, or with family. Can you think of a better way to spend Christmas or New Year than with a cocktail in hand, beneath the palm trees?

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Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I go on a winter sun holiday? 

Winter is a brilliant time of year to take a much needed break, so as the days get shorter embrace a winter sun holiday from Hays Travel and seek out the sunshine. What better cure for a dose of winter blues than planning a holiday where blue skies, warm weather, and a glass or two of your favourite tipple are thrown in for good measure? Travelling during off-peak winter months allows you to save money too!

What are the top winter sun destinations in Europe?

Europe boasts some fantastic destinations for a winter sun holiday. Plus, jetting off to Europe over winter means you can spend less time travelling and more time lounging in the sun. 

Our favourite holidays European destinations to visit in winter are: 

Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Benidorm, Spain

What are the top winter sun destinations outside Europe?

If you’re looking to travel further afield for your winter getaway, there are countless destinations offering sunshine through the winter months. Some of our top picks for winter sun outside of Europe are: 

Domincan Republic

At Hays Travel we have over 40 years of experience booking unforgettable winter sun holidays. We have also been voted the UK’s Best High Street Travel Agent, so you can relax with total peace of mind as we help you to plan the perfect winter getaway in the sun - whatever you're looking for. Why not speak to our dedicated team today?