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Christmas holidays

Family on the beach

What better way is there to escape the winter than to jet off to one of these exciting destinations during the Christmas holidays?

Costa Rica

Fancy a road trip with the family for Christmas? Costa Rica might just be perfect for you. We recommend the Pacific coast during December for the best weather. Self-drive is also convenient for travelling at your own pace, stopping off where you want and for the ease of packing up to go to your next stop.

people leaning on a car
Interacting with local people


If you’re looking for an authentic, charming Christmas holiday then Cuba should tick all the boxes. We recommend Cuba to families with children over 6, due to the limited family facilities available throughout the country. Self-drive, again, is super easy and we recommend booking as far in advance as you can to ensure availability.


What better place to go to experience something completely different and to show your children what travelling is all about? December is a great time to go to India as the weather is dry and not too humid. Our Travel Specialists will help you plan your holiday away from the hectic crowds, with plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Colour festival India

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a great country to travel with the family at Christmas, with the south west and central areas being the best places to visit. Relax on Negombo’s beaches or build sand-castles at Tangalle in the south where you can spot tropical fish in the small surrounding reefs. Christmas on the beach… anyone?


Thailand has been a popular Christmas spot for British families for many years now, so it’s very well set up for a tropical festive season. Expect gala dinners at rustic beach resorts and good weather throughout most of the country. We recommend the south-west or central beaches. Otherwise, why not spend Christmas in Chiang Mai looking after orphaned elephants?

swimming in Thailand
kayaking in Vietnam


December is a great time to visit Vietnam as you will find plenty of quiet areas compared to the busy summer months. The weather is generally warm and dry all around to keep the younger ones happy on the beach. Why not go kayaking through the peaceful Bai Tu Long Bay and learn what Christmas in Asia is all about?