(PRWEB UK) 27 November 2013
It seems the winter season has officially arrived with bitter winds swirling across the UK. As the Met Office issued severe weather warnings this week, there has never been a better time for Britons to escape to warmer climates abroad with a last minute Christmas break.
The thought of a white Christmas in the UK might tempt some to stay for the festive period, but celebrating with an end of year luxury break abroad can be the perfect Christmas present from you to you. Sovereign Luxury Travel has a selection of last minute Christmas breaks across Europe. Whether it’s a family holiday in the Canary Islands or a romantic getaway for two in Cyprus, trade the cold British weather with these winter sun destinations and have a Christmas to remember.
Save 30% on a five star luxury holiday in Madeira, Portugal for two. Funchal, the capital city of Madeira, boasts tranquil parks and lush gardens, beautiful architecture, a picturesque marina and contemporary shopping centres. Hop in a cable car to Monte and the botanical gardens and enjoy sweeping views over the town and the Atlantic Ocean. The elegant Reid’s Palace has been providing outstanding service and accommodation for over a hundred years, welcoming the likes of Winston Churchill. Guests can relax in one of three swimming pools, a sauna and a spa complete with five treatment rooms and products by La Prairie Ytsara Aroma Therapy Associates and La Stone while afternoon tea on the terrace is a must. The holiday starts from £1,275 per person, saving up to £1,231 per couple and includes seven nights bed and breakfast accommodation, two free nights, complimentary room upgrade to a Superior Sea View Room, one complimentary buffet lunch at the pool restaurant (book by 30 November), a complimentary €30 Spa Credit per person and an online booking discount. Based on a departure date of 20 December, the price includes return flights from Birmingham with Monarch.
Couples can also take advantage of a seven night holiday in Tenerife starting from £1,219 per person, saving £794 per couple. Staying at the Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque in Costa Adeje, the five star break includes bed and breakfast accommodation in a Twin Garden View room, two free nights, online booking discount and return flights departing 19 December from Manchester with Monarch. Known as the ‘Land of the Eternal Spring’, Tenerife is ideal for those looking to enjoy sunny weather on a winter holiday. Mount Teide National Park has recently been recognised as a premier stargazing location and provides the perfect backdrop to romantic evenings. The Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque Resort offers excellent services and facilities with five outdoor swimming pools, nine bars, live music and shows every night, a variety of sporting activities and a spa.
Alternatively, enjoy warm weather and golden sandy beaches in Cyprus. The island excels in offering a variety of watersports activities and historical sightseeing with Aphrodite’s Rock, the Tombs of the Kings and the ancient catacombs to name a few. The five star InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel is perfect for those looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Set amongst 578 acres of verdant hillside, spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea can be enjoyed from comfortable surroundings around the resort. Guests are spoilt for choice with two swimming pools, five restaurants, six restaurants, three bars, the Annabel tennis academy, a challenging 18-hole championship golf course and an award winning spa. A seven night holiday starts from £1,079 per person, saving £243 per couple and includes bed and breakfast accommodation in a Deluxe Garden or Pool View room, one free night, Christmas Eve gala dinner, online discount and return flights departing 22 December from London Gatwick with Thomson Airways.
Those looking for a family Christmas break abroad can enjoy a luxury holiday in Lanzarote from £3,129 per family of three, saving £131 per family. Lanzarote is ideal for fun family holidays with a variety of parks while the aquarium is the largest in the Canary Islands. The Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort boasts the perfect location on the white-sand beaches of Playa Blanca. There is something to suit everyone’s taste buds with eight restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. Children are well catered for with four children’s pools, a large children’s playground and three kid’s clubs. The seven night holiday includes bed and breakfast accommodation in a One Bedroom Suite, one complimentary spa circuit (subject to availability), online discount and return flights departing 19 December from London Gatwick with Monarch.
For more information on Sovereign’s luxury holidays visit http://www.sovereign.com or call our expert travel advisors on 0843 770 4013.