We had one of the worst winters on record with freezing cold temperatures lasting until the end of April, and even though (so far) the summer has been glorious, can we really cope with another arctic winter? So if you’re feeling depressed having returned from your summer holidays or want to escape the plummeting winter temperatures, we've hand picked our top 5 winter getaways for you to peruse. White sandy beaches in Cape Verde, hotel heaven in Dubai and scorching sun in Malaysia all await...
Combining African, Portuguese & Brazilian cultures, Cape Verde is the up and coming place to be for gorgeous white sandy beaches and HOT sunshine Made up of ten exotic isles, we recommend the Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for a holiday of pure luxury.
With excellent value for money, the Far East is becoming increasingly popular for winter getaways. Visit the Orangutan sanctuary, go white water rafting along the Kiulu River or simply relax on the beach in Langkawi. For a gorgeous and authentic Malaysian experience stay at the Tanjung Rhu Resort.
Whether it's a stop over on your way to somewhere else or you've planned an exclusive trip, Dubai is pure magic. Visit the worlds must luxurious hotels and lavish man-made 'Palm' & 'World' islands for truly spectacular views. Temperatures are perfect in the winter months, around 24-30 degrees centigrade.
Situated on the West Coast of America, California is guaranteed heat all year round and is a perfect place if you're wanting to do a little more than lie on a beach. Visit the legendary Hollywood Hills, have your Pretty Woman moment and shop along Rodeo Drive or even cruise through Beverley Hills to spy on the rich and famous
Harbour Island in the Bahamas is the place to be for an eccentric retreat. Featuring amazing pink sand beaches and some of the best restaurants the Bahamas has to offer, you can spend your days sipping cocktails on the beach, snorkeling in the local reefs or playing a round of golf - doesn't get much better We recommend a stay at the Pink Sands Resort.