As winter draws in and the temperatures begin to drop, summer can all too soon seem like a distant memory. Why not avoid the winter blues and jet away to warmer climes and sunny days with a winter sun holiday? Experience the welcoming warmth of Cyprus and Malta, soak up the rays on a beach in Tenerife or Fuerteventura, or perhaps you'd prefer to escape the cold and bask in the year-round sunshine of The Gambia.

Whether you'd prefer to travel somewhere close to home, like embarking on a winter holiday to Madeira in Portugal, or somewhere further afield like the Dalaman Area in Turkey, here at Olympic Holidays we offer a variety of winter sun destinations tailored to suit every need and every budget. From family friendly resorts with plenty of activities for all ages, to luxury holidays ideal for relaxation and everything in between, a winter break is guaranteed to thaw you out and warm you up from the inside out, even long after you return home. 

Winter sun holidays are the perfect opportunity to enjoy lower prices and fewer crowds, plus you'll return home with a tan to the envy of all of your friends! Book today and watch your unforgettable winter getaway fall into place.

Our Favourite Winter Sun Destinations

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best destinations for winter sun holidays in Europe?

If you have some flexibility as to the time of year you can get away, we recommend the following winter sun destinations in Europe for your next holiday: Canary Islands, Malta, Cyprus, Madeira, the Algarve, Portugal, Antalya in Turkey, mainland Spain, and Athens for more of a city break.

Where is the warmest place in Europe during the winter?

The Canary Islands average temperatures in the mid to low twenties.

What are the best destinations for winter sun outside Europe?

Bask in some glorious winter sun in the following destinations outside Europe: Goa, Egypt, and The Gambia. Yes you will have to travel a little further afield, however it’s well worth the trip for the perfect winter break.

What kind of temperatures can I expect for winter sun?

All of our winter holidays offer balmy temperatures and plenty of sunshine during the winter months. In November you could expect the following average temperatures on your winter getaway:

Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria: 24°C.

The Gambia: 32°C

Goa: 31°C

Egypt: 27°C

Tenerife: 23°C

Cyprus: 22°C

Malta: 21°C

Madeira: 20°C 

Athens: 19°C 

Mainland Spain: 19°C