There is always something tremendously satisfying about setting off from the UK in the winter months and heading over to one of the more sun-soaked parts of the world, whether it's the pure shores of the Caribbean or the one of the finest hotspots in the Canaries. There are cheap deals to be had on winter holidays in the sun wherever you decide to visit and whether you're planning to travel alone, with friends or as a family.
A key decision when it comes to seeking out some winter sun is whether you're willing or able to take a long-haul flight. Doing so brings all the wonders of the Caribbean into your list of possible destinations, as well as a range of other classic holiday resorts like Florida and Mexico. Booking well in advance can help you secure a really excellent deal on a great package but there tend also to be bargains offered shortly before a particular holiday comes close to expiration. Either way and wherever you end up visiting, you'll no doubt be very pleased you made the effort as you relax by a delightful poolside or on a beach somewhere with a warm and lovely winter sun beating down.
If you only have time for or the inclination to take on a short-haul flight in your efforts to find some winter sun then there are still a good range of options available. The hugely popular and very welcoming islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are bathed in sunshine for the vast majority of the year and their resorts are open and thriving right through the winter. Meanwhile, there are areas of Turkey, as well as Egypt and Tunisia that also offer a great deal for visitors to enjoy at any time of year and where the temperatures remain reliably high all year round.
You can find some great value all inclusive family holidays for the coming winter very easily by carrying out an online search. Using the internet to place your booking could also land you an extra discount.