The best holiday destinations

25 June 2024

Are you looking for inspiration for the best holiday destinations? Are you planning for a local escape or an exotic adventure? Plan the perfect getaway with our guide to the best holiday destinations. No matter what month of the year.

Good timing is essential for a good holiday experience. Carefully plan your holidays will help to evade peak tourist season and increase the chance of pleasant weather conditions. Plan your sweet escape well and experience unique local festivals, cultural events, and seasonal activities without wasting precious time waiting in line.

List of best holiday destinations by month

With our list of good holiday destinations, we will guide you to discover the holiday of your dreams. Enjoy the vibrant street life of your favourite city without becoming overwhelmed by massive crowds of tourists. And immerse yourself in the culture and beauty of popular or hidden gems. Here are some excellent options:

January: Canary Islands and the Costa del Sol
One of the best holiday destinations for people living in the United Kingdom and any beach lovers or sunseekers has to be Spain. With pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine, this is the perfect destination to start the year on a warm note. Popular spots are the Canary Islands and the sunny beaches of the Costa del Sol. Or visit the vibrant city and rich culture of Barcelona.

February: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
For those who love warm weather, luxury shopping, and modern marvels, Dubai might be the best way to escape the dreary UK winter in February. Expect a mix of luxury and adventure. As well as comfortably warm weather. Soak in some extra vitamin D, while exploring the city’s modern marvels. Go on an adventure in the desert or swim in one of the world's most amazing beaches along the city's coastline. Plan ahead and significantly save money through deals on flights, accommodation, and activities.

March: Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech would be the best holiday destination in March if you are a culture enthusiast or adventurer. The city is famous for its magnificent architectural wonders and is also known as the garden city of Morocco. Visit the traditional marketplaces and bustling souks for a guaranteed vibrant cultural experience. Or sip a perfect cup of tea in one of the narrow alleys in the Medina, the old historical part of the city. 

April: Amsterdam, Netherlands
One of the best holiday destinations in April is Amsterdam. Enjoy the vibrant flower fields and famous tulips in full bloom during springtime. Embrace the new spring season by hopping on and off a boat along the city’s canals. And soak in the lively cultural scene throughout this beautiful month.

May: Lisbon, Portugal
Portugal is known for its charming cities. And Lisbon in May offers warm weather without the summer crowds. Explore the historic Belem Tower in Lisbon, its historic neighbourhoods, beautiful coastline, and delicious cuisine. This holiday destination is ideal for couples, solo travellers and anyone looking to save on off-peak travel deals.

June: Edinburgh, Scotland
June is a great time to visit Edinburgh. Because sometimes the best holidays are close to home. The UK offers diverse landscapes and historic sites, like the historic streets of Edinburgh, also known for its numerous festivals and stunning architecture.

July: Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast
Avoid the overcrowded Mediterranean hotspots during summer holidays by visiting Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast in July. Dive into the crystal-clear waters, go on a river cruise, and enjoy dinner in one of the historic towns. Or book a hotel near the Czech-German border and appreciate the spectacular scenery on a hike in the Bohemian Switzerland National Park.

August: Iceland
Experience the unique landscapes of Iceland in August. You won’t come across a lot of trees with mild temperatures. Explore the unique waterfalls, geysers, and volcanic landscapes during the long days without the harsh winter cold. Perfect for families and couples looking for an unforgettable adventure.

September: Greek Islands
September is perfect for visiting the Greek Islands. As the summer crowds have dwindled, but the weather remains warm, you can enjoy beautiful beaches and swim in crystal-clear waters. Visit the ancient ruins and charming villages of the Acropolis in Athens. Or for a luxury holiday destination, plan a stay near one of the distinctive volcanic beaches and enjoy the sunsets of Santorini.

October: Rome, Italy
One of the best holiday destinations in October would be Rome. Plan your visit in autumn and explore its ancient history without the summer heat and endless hours of waiting in line. Discover the stunning architecture of this romantic city at your own pace.

November: New York City, United States of America (USA)
The US offers diverse landscapes and attractions. We recommend visiting New York City in November to experience the excitement of the city gearing up for the holiday season. Enjoy the crisp autumn weather and iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Times Square.

December: Vienna, Austria
Perfect for those who love the holiday spirit and historic charm, a visit to Vienna in December is magical, with its famous Christmas markets, festive decorations, and classical concerts. Enjoy the festive atmosphere in this historic and charming city of dreams and music.

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