When planning your holiday, the world is your oyster. All you need to do is sit back, use your imagination and think about the sort of break you need.
To help inspire you, here is a shortlist of where everyone is heading for their holidays this year.
Sun, sea and sand
Sun, sea and sand is an all-time favourite and with its countless, colourful islands and all-year sunshine, The Caribbean is the perfect holiday spot for those that are after these features. The stunning scenery, white beaches, water sports and colourful local culture make Club Med holidays in this beautiful part of the world, a fantastic choice for all ages.
Another top location is the Indian Ocean, with its remote and peaceful islands and all-inclusive, unique resorts. Speaking of accommodation, do you fancy relaxing in your own private room, built above the lapping ocean waves? Check out what’s available in this part of the world, because it is rather special.
The rich cultures and incomparable beauty, make Asian destinations like Thailand, China and Malaysia very popular with western visitors. Another highlight of a break in this exotic region is the cuisine.
The old world
What isn’t there to like about Europe as a holiday destination? Any visitor is spoilt for choice, whether it’s French cuisine, Italian art, extreme sports in Croatia or the healing waters of Central Europe that pique their interest. Of course, European destinations such as France and Switzerland also offer some of the best skiing in the world for all the family – perfect if you want some winter fun.
The ancient world
The Middle East and Africa are home to some of the oldest civilisations, a fact which is reflected in the ancient ruins that the regions are famous for. Vast nature reserves in South Africa add to the exotic appeal, while activity holidays in Egypt satisfy the appetite of any adventurer.
The new world
Stretching from the freezing climes of the Arctic Circle to the temperate Caribbean islands, the Americas are a smorgasbord of cultures, cuisines, festivals and landscapes. It would take years to discover all the delights of this vast continent, so you’d have to plan your trip carefully.
If you’re thinking of heading south, Brazil is the place to go, with its vibrant samba scene, tropical beaches, golfing resorts and medley of cultural influences. The nature in this huge country is phenomenal too, with special hikes organised for the intrepid adventurers amongst you!