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Where is Hot in December?

Fancy escaping the wet and windy weather? Leave Jack Frost at the door and get your vitamin D this December with a warm winter holiday. The run-up to Christmas is a wonderful time but come this year, why not try something new? Trade freezing temperatures for 20+⁰C and sing your carols by a palm tree this yuletide season. So what will it be? A Caribbean Christmas or festivities in Florida? Don't add finding where's hot in December to your to-do list. Take a look at our top pick for where to go at Christmas and discover your perfect villa holiday.

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Hot December Holiday Destinations

Fancy a late-night swim? Last-minute barbecue? Get your dose of winter sun with your own private villa. This Christmas you deserve a break with all the trimmings. So dig out your swimsuit, swap your scarf for sunscreen and wave goodbye to a dark and dreary winter! With over 3,000 villas to choose from, it couldn't be easier to book your December getaway. Whether you're after a beachfront spot, private hot tub or room for the grandparents, this year do Christmas your way. Get our guide to where to travel in December and escape the chill this festive season.


Picture where's warm in December… no doubt tropical lands and exotic beaches immediately spring to mind. But the easternmost of Spain's Canary Islands offers a sunny short-haul break without the need to travel far and wide.

Nestled off the coast of Africa, Lanzarote delivers sunshine rays all year round with average highs of 22⁰C during winter. And the best part? You can top up your tan in as little as four hours with a speedy flight to our selection of shorefront villas. Feel the heat as you step off the plane and escape to your private paradise. A world away from those winter blues is a lazy stretch of soft golden beaches. Bask, swim or jet across the waters of Playa Blanca before cooling off with a cocktail along the promenade.

Lanzarote is brimming with fun for all the family. Slide and ride at Aquapark Costa Teguise or join a dolphin-watching tour out in the Atlantic Ocean. Nature lovers will revel in the volcanic island's lava landscapes whilst adventure seekers can hike, bike and even camel trek around the multi-coloured mountains. Don't miss Montaña del Fuego in Timanfaya National Park for a volcano-cooked burger charred to perfection.

Warm temperatures and long stretches of golden sand make Lanzarote the perfect December escape


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Thinking about where to go on holiday at Christmas? Don't miss Orlando for a once-in-a-lifetime festive trip. With average temperatures of 23⁰C and plenty of yuletide celebrations, you'll be up to your Mickey ears in Christmas spirit!

Florida's sunshine state offers more than sand and sea. From musical parades to unmissable parties, the theme parks have a jam-packed calendar of seasonal festivities - on top of your favourite roller coaster rides, character meet and greets, and a jaw-dropping firework extravaganza.

Away from the world-famous theme parks, there are tropical wetlands, renowned shopping malls, animal attractions and the must-see Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to explore. Start your adventure safariing through the Everglades where alligators lurk among the freshwater swamps. From the wilderness to outer space, a new thrill awaits at NASA's headquarters. Get up close to the Space Shuttle Atlantis before shaking hands with a real-life astronaut!

Our holiday villas are perfectly sprinkled among Orlando's bucket list attractions, making this destination a top contender for holidays in December. Celebrate the most magical time of year at the happiest place on earth this Christmas.

The magic of Orlando in December is the ideal place to escape for a Christmas getaway


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Dominican Republic

Looking for somewhere that sizzles in the sun? The Dominican Republic serves up toasty temperatures of up to 29⁰C throughout the winter months. So if you're looking for where's hot at Christmas, this colourful Caribbean island does the trick.

Scattered along the Casa de Campo coastline, our holiday resorts boast the best views around. And with everything from spa treatments to five-star dining, there's no better way to switch off in the sunshine. Settle into your new home - it's time to explore what the island has to offer.

Whether you're a land lover or thalassophile, the Dominican Republic is home to miles of lush tropics to traverse. Spy sea creatures in the glittering corals, kayak through secluded caves or wander the architectural beauty of Altos de Chavón. This 16th-century village is a charming day out, built around a glorious 5,000-seat amphitheatre, reminiscent of ancient Rome.

Feeling adventurous? Hike to sweeping views over the clear Caribbean sea or delve deep into the rainforests of Los Haitises. Get your camera ready for the park's unspoilt mangroves, home to exotic birds and indigenous carvings. Once you're ready to relax, head back to your private villa for an exotic cocktail and snooze on the sands. If you're searching for where to go on holiday in December, the Dominican Republic fits the bill.

White sands and turquoise waters plus highs of 29 degrees. What more could you want from a December escape?


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