Olympic Holidays Have the Inside Track on Where’s Hot for Winter

Bohemia Suites and Spa

The island specialist, Olympic Holidays, who know the Greek islands like the back of their hands, it turns out also have a thorough hold on the best short haul winter sun destinations. From the Gambia to Lanzarote the following destinations make perfect winter sun escapes from beach escapes to city breaks, and as always, if travelling with Olympic holidays you can expect a little insider knowledge to add the finishing touches to your trip.

 

CANARY ISLANDS

This group of islands is made up of small number of highly distinctive characterful destinations each offering something unique and yet all offering year-round sun and warmth, beautiful hotels, dramatic landscapes and incredible food.

 

TENERIFE

The largest of the islands, is home to the lunar landscape of El Teide National Park. Fresh Mediterranean food (tomatoes, bananas, grapes and potatoes are all grown on the island) as standard and a host of home-grown wines complete the offering. Holidays in Tenerife would be incomplete without visiting the vibrant cosmopolitan capital city of Santa Cruz. The city has interesting architecture, churches, museums and a bustling market or for the best views take a trip up Mount Teide on a cable car, the summit measures just over 3,700 metres.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Blue Sea Interpalace from £295pp based on 2 adults sharing on a B&B basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 10th December 2019.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Labranda Isla Bonita Hotel from £475pp based on 2 adults sharing on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 10th December 2019.

Labranda Isla Bonita, Tenerife
Labranda Isla Bonita, Tenerife

GRAN CANARIA

Best known for its stunning sand dunes and incredible dive sites including majestic shipwrecks.

Las Palmas, the capital city of Gran Canaria is a vibrant and bustling place with a number of sights including the Casa de Colon (Columbus House), cathedral, museums, 2 bays and a marvellous beach. Discover the diverse landscape, the stunning sands of the southern coastline; a rocky mountainous interior with weird and wonderful formations; lush foothills with stunning views perfect for hiking or biking and all illuminated by endless year-round sunshine.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Labranda Riviera Marina Hotel from £445pp based on 2 adults,1 child sharing on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 9th December 2019

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Bohemia Suites & Spa Hotel from £855pp based on 2 adults on a Bed & Breakfast basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 30th April 2020.

Bohemia Suites and Spa
Bohemia Suites and Spa

LANZAROTE

Lanzarote is a great choice for everyone; it offers the essential ingredients of reliable sunshine, a plentiful supply of fabulous sandy beaches, crystal-clear seas and tip-top accommodation. On top of that, there is plenty to see and do and an abundance of opportunities to stretch your fitness to the max. Couples and young families not tied to school holidays can make the most of its all-year-round appeal.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 2* Labranda Los Cocoteros from £319pp based on 2 adults, Room only basis and travelling from London Gatwick airport on 26th January 2020.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Labranda Alyssa Suite Hotel from £415pp based on 2 adults, 1 child on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from London Luton airport on 30th November 2020.

LaBranda Alyssa Suite Hotel
LaBranda Alyssa Suite Hotel

FUEUTERVENTURA

Fuerteventura the second largest of the Canary Islands lies just 100 kilometres from the north African coast so it benefits from a fantastic year round climate. With beautiful, broad, golden sandy beaches and peaceful resorts, perfect for a relaxing getaway. Suited for visitors of all ages looking for a well-earned beach break, especially during the winter months for the perfect antidote to our winters in the UK. For more active holiday makers, you’ll be pleased to discover that Fuerteventura has near perfect conditions for surfing and windsurfing. Fuerteventura has 150 beaches spread across a coastline stretching 340 kilometres, some are renowned as being the best beaches in the Canaries.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 3* Club Caleta Dorada from £269pp based on 2 adults, 1 child on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick airport on 7th December 2019.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Golden Beach Hotel from £435pp based on 2 adults on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick airport on 8th December 2019.

 

Golden Beach Hotel
Golden Beach Hotel

GAMBIA

The people of Gambia (6hrs from UK), one of the smallest yet heritage rich African countries, are extremely welcoming settling you into your winter sun holiday from the minute you arrive. A break here can be as busy or as relaxed as you desire with everything from vibrant markets and buzzing cities (Bakau, Serrkunda and capital Banjul) to a 30-mile stretch of golden sand beaches fringed with mature palm trees. Almost Zero rainfall and average temperatures of around 30C from November – June. Also, the official language of The Gambia is English where you will also find English newspapers.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 3* Palm Beach Hotel, Kotu, Banjul from £469pp based on 2 adults sharing on a Bed & Breakfast basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 21st January 2020.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4+* Labranda Coral Beach Resort, Kololi, Banjul from £735pp based on 2 adults sharing on an All Inclusive basis and travelling from Birmingham on 12th November 2019.

Coral Labranda Beach
Coral Labranda Beach

GOA

Goa has earned its reputation as a premier Indian tourist destination because of its beautiful white sand beaches, fascinating historic sites and its laid back local charm. Having been a melting pot of races and cultures over the centuries it is left with a wealth of old churches, temples, fortes and an even more diverse range of local cuisine partly thanks to its Portuguese rule up until the 60’s leaving its mark of European fare and architecture. The incredibly high quality of seafood. Try Shrimp in a coconut curry, a pork vindaloo, cashew marzipan or Bebinca, a desert made with Coconut and Almonds.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 14 nights at the 4* Club Mahindra Emerald Palms Resort Hotel, South Goa from £979pp based on 2 adults sharing on an All-Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 25th March 2020.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 14 nightsat the 5* Radisson Blu Resort Goa, South Goa from £1275pp based on 2 adults sharing on an All-Inclusive basis and travelling from London Gatwick on 25th March 2020.

Radisson Blu Resort
Radisson Blu Resort

CYPRUS

Legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love, and blessed with affordable year-round sun, you’ll be hard pressed to discover everything these ‘islands of contrast’ have to offer. Steeped in historical sites, charming villages, rich vineyards and of course golden beaches, clear waters and the occasional shipwreck to dive and explore. Try a new dish every night. Here you’ll find Chinese, French and Italian cuisine alongside the traditional Cypriot dishes loved by all. Be sure to try a mezze board with up to 20 small sharing dishes – a chance to try a taste of everything. And if you’ve had your fill you could visit one of the regions many boutiques, designer outlets and traditional goods manufacturers.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 4* Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol from £395pp based on 2 adults, 1 child sharing on an All-Inclusive basis and travelling from Manchester on 6th December 2019.

Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at the 5* Gold Collection Annabelle Hotel in Paphos from £569pp based on 2 adults sharing on a Half Board basis and travelling from Manchester on 3rd February 2020.

annabelle hotel
annabelle hotel