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Treat yourself: 5 Dream Last Minute Destinations

Are you fantasising about flying away for a week on the beach? Or maybe you’re dreaming of indulging in island life, or craving a cocktail by the pool.

It’s easier than ever to make those dreams a reality, with thousands of incredible last minute offers available all year around. If you’re looking for a little relaxation, or maybe some adventure, without breaking the bank, then traveling at the last minute is a great option for you.

Whether you’re travelling with family, heading on a couples’ retreat or even spending some time to yourself, it’s possible to get great offers at some of the best resorts and hotels, even in high season.

Our travel experts have hand picked some of the best value last minute destinations below, to help you find incredible last minute deals.

1. TENERIFE

Picture this: you’re standing on a warm beach, surrounded breathtaking mountain scenes, diverse aquatic life, picturesque beaches and the third highest volcano in the world! Where else could you be but Tenerife? With year-round sun, beautiful landscapes and world-leading resorts, it’s easy to see why this destination is so popular.

If you’re looking for pure relaxation or a more active adventure, there’s plenty to do on this island. Go hiking at Teide National Park, engage in some go whale watching, try out some water sports, or go deep sea diving. If you’re looking for something more laid back, visit one of the many spas, relax on the beach, or enjoy some of the mouth-watering local seafood.

When to visit: Escape the tourist rush by planning a trip in September.

Prices from: €269 per person, check out our last minute offers to Tenerife here.

2. CORFU

A trip to Corfu might be just what you need to unwind and enjoy some relaxation days. Located in the Ionian sea, this destination has a variety of historical sites that explore a wealth of Greek history.

If you’re planning on some downtime, the beaches and shorelines are serene, and tourists can take an exquisite wine tasting tour. For a cultural twist, head to historical attractions such as the Achillion Palace, Pontikonisi, Palace of St. Michael and St. George, The Esplanade and an impressive collection of museums, libraries, and theatres. It’s now cheaper than ever to travel to Greece, and there are a wide variety of accommodation choices at whatever price range. If you’re bringing the family, the island boasts a lush golf club, and a water park to entertain everyone.

When to visit: You’ll still get amazing weather in October, and get way more bang for your buck, with many of the top hotels offering discounts.

Prices from: €305 per person, check out our last minute offers to Corfu here. 

3. AGADIR

Beautifully situated at the foot of the Atlas mountain and at the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, Agadir is full of spectacular views and sceneries. Home of one of the biggest souk’s in Morocco, Souk el Had, Agadir offers tourists a beautiful combination of a sultry desert and breezy seashore, giving you the chance to soak up the sun and splash in the Atlantic to cool off.

Agadir is home to lush valleys and oases that you can visit on excursion trips. Camel rides, sand boarding, and quad biking are all activities that will make you appreciate this beautiful stretch of Moroccan coastline even more. Cheap flights and reasonable local prices mean it’s easy to enjoy some sun in this destination without breaking the bank!

When to visit: You’ll still find a variety of flight options and lots of sunshine in August, whilst avoiding the main tourist times.

Prices from: €329 per person, check out our last minute offers to Agadir here.

4. MALTA

Malta is a small island country surrounded by the Mediterranean sea, and is home to some of the world’s most ancient standing buildings. It’s also known as the sunniest place in Europe, with amazing weather all year around.

With a number of small towns and villages, each of which come with a unique experience, it’s well worth exploring this island. Feasts, festivals, food carnivals and fireworks are daily events where tourists can embrace local cultures and traditions. You only need to walk around to get an amazing view of ancient architectural wonders such as the Hypogeum and the megalithic temples. The island also has a bustling nightlife and is an awesome place for diving, snorkeling, sailing and surfing.

When to visit: Get the best deal by taking a trip in September.

Prices from: €349 per person, check out our last minute offers to Malta here

5. ALGARVE

With a wide variety of amazing beaches and a range of attractions, it’s easy to see why the Algarve is one of Europe’s top travel destinations. With year-round sunshine, you’ll see a range of tourists all year round, but the area still has a quaint, peaceful feel.

Most popular attractions are the Praia da Amoreira – a sweet spot for surfers, Ria Formosa nature park, Museu do Traje, which includes tons of personal beaches and pristine resorts. This is an affordable destination filled with activities for families, great nightlife spots, luxury hotels and amazing Portuguese hospitality.

When to visit: Get the best deal by taking a trip in September.

Prices from: €209 per person, check out our last minute offers to Algarve here

 

Planning a trip to any one of these destinations at the last minute is very achievable if you do it the right way. Booking on weekdays can save lots of money when the travel rush is minimal, and our travel advisors can help you get the most out of your budget when it comes to finding the accommodation deals.

Check out all our last minute offers here, or get a custom quote with our exclusive offers here

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