Best Winter Beach Destination in Europe

These warmer climates in Europe mean that escaping Britain's stormy days is just a quick flight away. For some more ideas, check out our pick of the best winter-sun destinations.

It's easy to forget that Cyprus is only 130 miles off the coast of Lebanon. And, surprisingly, its winter temperatures are closer to those of the Levant than most of continental Europe.


In summer, the breeze that hits Lanzarote and Fuerteventura is blessed relief from the intense heat and a major draw for windsurfers.

Canary Islands


The Algarve, Portugal

Athens, Greece

The Greek Islands

The Azores


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