It’s time for that much deserved holiday in the sun. Choose from wonderful destinations such as the Caribbean, Malta, and even Africa to nab that perfect winter tan.
Mellieha Bay Hotel, Malta
This modern hotel with beautifully landscaped gardens is in a prime location with direct access to Malta’s largest sandy beach. Mellieha Village, with its selection of restaurants and bars, is also just a five-minute bus journey away.
The contemporary rooms feature free Wi-Fi, satellite TVs, minibars, as well as balconies with fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea. The seafront terrace features outdoor swimming pools including children’s pools, while guests can choose from four bars, a fitness centre, tennis courts, and a games room. Malta’s winters are mild, making it a great destination to visit in December.
Mellieha Bay Hotel
Mellieha Bay, Malta
Clubhotel Riu Negril, Jamaica
This hotel sits directly on one of the paradise beaches that Jamaica is so famous for. Clubhotel Riu Negril was renovated in 2015, meaning the rooms and public areas have been updated to a modern standard.
This self-contained resort certainly has it all, including palm fringed gardens, three pools and one with a swim-up bar, while the varied selection of restaurants also host themed evenings. There’s even a watersports centre offering everything from kayaking to sailing and scuba diving, while guests keen on land-based activities can enjoy a game of tennis, volley ball or relax with a soothing massage in the spa.
Clubhotel Riu Negril
Negril, Caribbean, Jamaica
Sensimar Bavaro, Dominican Republic
Located in one of the most popular areas of the Dominican Republic is this brand new, ultra-modern hotel catering for adults only. Perfect for those who just want to get away from it all, it couldn’t be in a more serene location right on the sugar-white shoreline with its swaying palms that also extend to the outdoor swimming pools. There is also a buffet and a la carte restaurant, alongside seven bars – including a 24-hour sports bar.
Guest rooms have a sleek design with contemporary artwork adorning the walls. They even feature a liquor dispenser which is part of the All Inclusive deal. Guests also have access to the facilities at RIU Republica next door.
Bavaro, Caribbean, Dominican Republic
Sol Dunas Resort, Cape Verde
This contemporary hotel in the gorgeous Sal Island in the Atlantic Ocean has everything for families and adults to enjoy and it’s only a few minutes from the beach. Included are three swimming pools, a splash park and playground, a kids club, a cinema and games room. While the adults can slink away to one of the four bars, or spend time luxuriating in the top-class spa.
There are ample family suites with two bedrooms, offering a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, a lounge area, Wi-Fi, shower and a balcony or terrace, while smaller rooms are perfect for a more intimate getaway.
Sol Dunas Resort
Sal, Cape Verde Islands, Cape Verde
Sensimar Premier Le Reve Hotel And Spa, Egypt
Located on the sweeping sandy beach of Sahl Hasheesh is this exclusive adult-only hotel. It’s a huge and modern complex with decor featuring oriental touches. The hotel is located on its own private beach with sunloungers provided, while onsite facilities include a number of outdoor swimming pools, as well as five restaurants, well-serviced bars and nightly entertainment.
This luxury hotel provides a premier service that’s second to none with a 24-hour reception ensuring that guests needs are serviced to the nth degree. And with the weather being warm and sunny in December there couldn’t be a better time to get away.
Sensimar Premier Le Reve Hotel And Spa
Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt
Where is your ideal winter destination?