Finding the right destination at the right time is not always straight forward. Tropical weather can be fickle, and there is more to finding the best climate than simply heading south. Here is our guide to the best destinations for October sun, with various options depending on how hot you like it. Looking beyond October travel ideas? Our new Heatseeker tool lets you search for your ideal holiday by month and by flight time, giving you the best options for sun-filled trips, destination advice, and hotel recommendations too. 19C-24C 1. Costa Brava Average daily high: 19C Anyone who believes the sum total of Catalonia’s appeal is in the bars and eateries of Barcelona reckons without the Costa Brava, 100 miles of coastline from the pretty port of Blanes up to the French border. Here, on Spain’s north-eastern shoulder, are some of the country’s most unspoilt beaches, as well as popular resorts such as Cadaques, L’Escala and Lloret de Mar. View our … [Read more...] about The 15 best destinations for October sun
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The weather in Costa Rica has a much bigger impact on vacation planning than it does in many other parts of the world, even in Central America. The best time to go to Costa Rica isn’t even consistent across this small but multi-faceted country. There may be torrential rain the whole month in Monteverde, but you may have clear skies in the Papagayo Peninsula or on the Caribbean beaches. If you want to be sure to avoid any rain, this country has a shorter dry season than most. The rainy season in Costa Rica can be as long as mid-April through mid-November in the wettest parts of the country. In the Osa Peninsula you’re looking at 20-30 inches of rain per month some of those months. The best bet for getting blue skies and sun is December through April for the interior and the Pacific Coast. Of course this coincides with when everyone else is going who is looking at the weather patterns, so crowds can be heavier. It’s not like the crowds drop to nothing in what the local … [Read more...] about When is the Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?
BRIT families head to the Spanish Costa Blanca each year for the warm weather, white sandy beaches, family-friendly attractions and traditional towns. Plus, a trip to the White Coast doesn't have to cost the earth - we've selected five of the best holiday spots and the best deals around to help you plan your summer break. 1. Benidorm One of the most well-known resorts in Spain, Benidorm will keep the kids busy with long stretches of sandy beach, tons of water sports and top-notch theme parks such as Aqualandia and Terra Mitica. There's plenty of fun for mum and dad too with a buzzing nightlife, more than 500 restaurants and an attractive old town to explore. Book a one-week break - including flights and self catering apartment - from £132pp with On the Beach or from £252pp with Jet 2 Holidays for travel in June 2019. 2. Alicante The pretty city of Alicante has beautiful beaches, historical sights and chic shops - as well as top quality restaurants and legendary nightlife … [Read more...] about Find cheap Costa Blanca family holiday deals for summer 2019 – for Benidorm, Alicante and more
TRAVEL companies are slashing the prices of package holidays again as Brexit uncertainty continues. Now, bargain-loving Brits who are looking for a last-minute getaway can book deals to sunny destinations like Costa Brava for as little as £92pp. This year, some of the most popular beach resorts for Brits have seen a fall in prices compared to last year. According to TravelSupermarket, due to Brexit uncertainty, a more competitive holiday market, and the good weather in the UK last summer, there has been huge discounts on prices this year. Some of the biggest savings can be found in Spain's Costa de la Luz, which has seen average summer holiday packages falling by as much as 38 per cent. Costa Brava, Costa Blanca and Majorca have also seen a drop in prices, with package holidays costing eight per cent, 16 per cent and 15 per cent less respectively. Similar year-on-year savings can be found across Europe. The Cote D'Azur is now 32 per cent cheaper while the Algarve is 20 per cent … [Read more...] about Package holiday prices for Spain are slashed AGAIN with deals to Costa Brava from just £92pp with flights
EVEN just the thought of a sunshine holiday can warm you up – and there are some very tempting deals on offer to make your dream come true. Escape to stunning beaches in the Caribbean or India or soak up city life in Spain or California – whether you want a budget break or are happy to really splash out and spoil yourself. TRISHA HARBORD has selected ten hotspots and two deals for each destination – one low-cost and one luxury. Morocco SOAK up the sun on Agadir’s miles of golden sands, a haven for watersports fans. The city on Morocco’s southern Atlantic coast combines lively restaurants, cafes and shops with bazaars and spice-filled souks. For a local experience, book a night at a Berber show for food and a belly dancing show. Explore the waterfalls at Paradise Valley as well as top views from the Kasbah, a set of fortifications built in 1541 up on the hillside. BUDGET: Seven nights’ room-only at 3★ Bo Hotel & Spa from … [Read more...] about Ten destinations for you to escape the cold weather and enjoy a sunny holiday whatever your budget