Fancy some Christmas winter sun? These ideas are cracking

Roshina Jowaheer
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Christmas snowman in santa hat at sandy beach
Christmas snowman in santa hat at sandy beach

If escaping abroad for a Christmas holiday in the sun has always been a dream you would finally like to make a reality, you've come to the right place as we've found some of the best places for you to leave the stress of the big day behind and relax on a sunshine getaway.

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Whether you would like to make it a family affair, indulge in an adults-only escape or go it alone on an inspired solo getaway, there's a holiday destination for you. And you won't be the only British traveller to leave the festive shop displays and Christmas dinner behind, as recent research from Travelbag has revealed that 39 per cent of UK adults have spent Christmas abroad, with 18 per cent of these holidaymakers admitting they leave because of the weather.

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Almost a quarter of Christmas travellers spend it abroad alone, while 40 per cent take their partners and 28 per cent travel with the whole family.

To inspire you to make the most of your Christmas holiday abroad, we've rounded up ten of the best places for you to head. But be warned: These dreamy escapes come with palm-fringed beaches, private villas with views to die for and festive feasts fit for a king.

From Christmas with the locals on a Caribbean island that steers away from all-inclusive resorts to offer you a 'real' experience, to a family villa in Tenerife where you can take advantage of hotel luxuries and have all the Christmas cooking done for you, feast your eyes on our pick of the best sunny Christmas holidays that are well worth the escape...


Christmas Celebrations on Bondi Beach
Christmas Celebrations on Bondi Beach