This good beach guide aims to help you to find the best beach holiday at different times of year. For the very best deals you should to consider traveling at the beginning or the end of the season for that location, which will also mean the beach village will be less crowded.
In January, February and March, the best beach deals are for places with cold seas but some sunshine like Cape Verde, but for a real beach holiday at this time of year you need to travel towards the equator, where the best beach deals can be found. South American also has some good deals at this time of year. If you live in the Southern hemisphere wait until March and the end of the school holidays for deals on the Great Barrier Reef, Fiji, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia etc.
April and May are the months for the best beach The best beaches in Phuket destinations like Jamaica, Martinique, the Netherlands Antilles and the Bahamas. These aren’t cheap destinations but if you want a sunny beach deal at this time of year you have to look further than the deals starting to come out from the Greek Islands, Cyprus and Corsica, which will may have cheap prices, but will also have cold seas.
In June and July, the very best beach deals come up at the last minute, so the best way of getting the best deal is if your only prerequisite for your holiday is that it’s a beach holiday and you don’t mind where you go. Being able to wait until the last minute may land you a fantastic deal.
August and September, look for beach deals in Malta, Mallorca, Gibraltar and Sicily. Egypt’s Red Sea has good beach deals at this time of year as well and you might even find a beach deal to Dubai or the Caribbean or Florida. In Europe there are beach deals along the French, Italian and Turkish Rivieras as they start closing up at the close of summer. At this time of year there’s also beach deals for Tenerife, Corfu, Rhodes and the Greek Islands, but check the weather forecasts before you book your beach deal.
October, November and December are tricky months for beach deal lovers in the northern hemisphere. The best places to look for beach holidays are Cyprus, Madeira, the Canary Islands and Egypt. Tunisia and Morocco are still warm and there are beaches to be found there, especially if you wait until the last minute to book or else book early. Or for a more exotic beach try Venezuela.