This year’s top summer holiday destinations
After receiving some lovely weather over the Bank Holiday weekends, it must be time to start thinking about a summer holiday getaway.
Here are some of the popular destinations to visit this summer, offering beautiful sightseeing opportunities, luxurious food and value for money. Now is a great time to pack your bags, organise your travel money and escape from the daily worries.
If you are looking for something within the UK, make sure you check out Devon. Hire out a lovely cottage and take a stroll on the amazing coastline. This is an ideal place for families with small children as there is no hassle of airports and hours of waiting around. You can visit the seaside town of Torquay and take the kids to the beach.
Looking to go a little further afield? Croatia has some of Europe’s most stunning coastlines, while perfect boutique hotels make the country ideal for couples looking to get away.
It’s also a popular destination for music lovers as more and more festivals are popping up all over Croatia. Outlook Festival and Sound Wave will bring music lovers from all over Europe; be sure to check one of them out.
If you are looking for more exotic place to visit why not try Cuba? There is so much to see and do; from the fabulous beaches to the buzzing capital Havana, Cuba will not disappoint you.
Havana offers a range of music for you to discover, with many bars showcasing the potential ‘next big thing’. You may also want to put on your dancing shoes, as the capital is renowned for its traditional dancing. And while you’re there, why not sample some of the famous rum?
Year-round sun will ensure you have a wonderful holiday in Tenerife. There is something for everyone on the island, from the water park at Siam Park to the volcanic fields under Mount Teide.
Tenerife is also the perfect place for families, with lots to do for all the kids. Meanwhile, the food is something for the adults to enjoy; be sure to try some traditional Canarian cuisine.
If cultural diversity is your bag, Morocco is the destination of choice. There are some amazing places to visit while here, from Casablanca to Marrakech.
You can visit one of the old markets – such as the incredible Souk al Had in Agadir – and get a real taste of Morocco. The food in Morocco must be sampled while visiting; it is so diverse as it draws from many different cultures and countries.
Wherever you decide to go this summer, be sure to do your research and plan your trip. Visiting travel comparison websites to read reviews on your destination is a great way to pick up tips on where to visit while you are there. Sometimes you can also pick up on gems that hardly anyone would know about. Whatever your holiday preference, be sure to check out some of the destinations above to ensure you have the best summer holiday you’ve ever had.
Photo credit: Graham Soult