Summer 2013: Top 5 Short Haul Retreats

Why worry about saving throughout the year to afford a long haul vacation when there are plenty of fabulous deals available for short haul summer vacations. Stay closer to home, but benefit from hotter climes, sandy beaches and plenty of fun activities.

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Benidorm, Spain

Nestled in the Costa Blanca, Benidorm is a haven for young party goers and families alike. Whatever you’re into – whether it’s late night revelling or just chilling by the pool when your children enjoy the waters, Benidorm has it. You can find some astoundingly cheap holidays in Benidorm online that will give you a cracking summer sojourn without breaking the bank.

Rhodes, Greece

When it comes to short haul holidays Greece offers some of the best destinations in the world. From the mainland to the popular surrounding islands, there’s something for everybody. Rhodes provides excellent resorts to suit all ages and budgets, including lively Faliraki, chilled out Lindos and the rustic Rhodes Town.

Lanzarote, Canary Islands

With Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura adding to the popular Canary Island destinations, Lanzarote offers a perfect mix to suit her visitors. With blue flag beaches, vibrant bars and restaurants and a multitude of watersports activities, holiday goers staying on the island are in for a real treat, even if it is just lapping up the rays from the summer sunshine.

Egypt, North Africa

A little more exotic, but equally short haul, this beautiful country nestled on the North African coast is steeped with ancient history waiting for you to explore it. Alternatively, you could just enjoy some of the cracking watersports and adventures on offer by the coast, including the incredible experience of swimming with dolphins.

Olu Deniz, Turkey

Offering not only a holiday near the beautiful blue lagoon, fabulous beaches and the chance to paraglide from the surrounding mountains, but also the opportunity for cultural day trips to nearby Fethiye and beyond, this Turkish paradise is an absolute must visit.

Book your short haul sojourn today and take advantage of some fantastic online bargains.