Life's a beach and with brilliant beach holidays waiting for you in spectacular destinations across Europe and beyond, glorious golden sands are closer than you may think. Whether it’s short breaks in the sun or extended beach holidays with the family, you can plan your dream retreat to the Canaries, Greek Islands, Balearics or beyond, any time of the year. Spend long lazy days on the sand or get active with exciting watersports in the tropical sea, plus sightseeing, tours and attractions to look forward to. Whether you're travelling with family, friends or your partner, we've got a variety of beachfront hotels, all inclusive luxury resorts and self-catering accommodations to check into, so you can make the most of sumptuous spa facilities, snorkelling on private beaches, swim up bars and in-house entertainment – without worrying about the cost.
Why Book With Teletext Holidays?
If you're searching for blissful beach holidays, then you've come to the right place. Teletext Holidays has been providing great-value holidays for over 25 years, with spectacular deals on your favourite sunshine breaks across Europe and the rest of the world. Relax on the golden sands of the Algarve, Greece, Turkey and Barcelona or fly to more exotic shores including the Caribbean and Dubai. All of our holidays are both ATOL and TTA protected, so customers can book with confidence.
Top reasons to book beach holidays
- Pristine blue flag beaches: If you’re travelling with kids, head for a Blue Flag beach where you can be sure of super-clean surroundings and safe zones for the little ones to paddle in.
- Fabulous family-friendly activities: Build sandcastles with the kids or get active and explore the joys of surfing, snorkelling and diving. Our huge selection of beach holidays are perfect for all the family.
- Lap up the luxury: Stay in fabulous luxury resorts for great discounts. Step out from your hotel room onto a private stretch of sand, with a cocktail for company of course.
- Go exploring: Go island-hopping across the Balearic Islands, Greece or Croatia, pausing for a picnic lunch at a pretty cove or to snorkel in the sea.
- Winter sun holidays: Beat the winter blues by jetting off to cloudless skies, whether it’s a long haul flight to family favourite Florida or a quick getaway to year-round sunshine of the Canary Islands.
Where to go for beach holidays
Grab great deals on beach holidays in the sun anytime of the year in the Canary Islands. With over 500 sandy beaches to pick from, you can go beach-hopping until your heart’s content. Whether it’s a quick weekend break or a winter sun holiday with family, the Canary Islands' resorts Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura offer some of the world's finest beach life, at excellent prices.
You can count on sizzling summers and mild winters on your beach holidays in Majorca, and its sister islands of Menorca and Ibiza. The biggest of the Balearics, Majorca has it all, with a gorgeous coastline stretching across 550km, a selection of family-friendly resorts and fantastic nightlife. Discover the laid-back Bay of Alcudia, besides the white sands of Ca'n Picafort and family favourite Santa Ponsa. If you’re in the mood to party, head to Palma Nova and Magaluf.
Hot summers and warm winters make Portugal a favourite destination all year round for cheap beach holidays, particularly along the stunning Algarve coastline. Look forward to fantastic watersports, golf courses and family-friendly activities in the popular resorts of Lagos, Albufeira and Vilamoura. Drop in at the island of Madeira or discover Lisbon, standing on the banks of the river Tagus, which offers some wonderful beaches alongside an urban vibe.
Soak up the sun on the sands with a dream beach holiday in Turkey. Olu Deniz, known for the famous Blue Lagoon, serves up a beautiful Blue Flag pebble beach. Don’t miss Bodrum, from where you can look out across the sparkling Aegean Sea or explore the enchantingly historic Side. Discover Marmaris along the Turkish Riviera, with swathes of wonderful beaches, perfect for watersports.
Discover the ideal cheap beach holidays in the Mediterranean sun to the picturesque resorts of Cyprus. Discover the buzzing nightlife of Larnaca, unwind in picturesque Limassol or take a sunset stroll down Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa. The historic city of Paphos is home to several Blue Flag beaches making it perfect for a sunny break any time of the year for the whole family.
If you’re dreaming of glorious sunshine, dancing all night on golden beaches and digging into sumptuous local cuisine, beach holidays in Goa tick all the boxes. Enjoy a surfing holiday for less with a getaway to Goa and savour the brilliant beaches of Baga, Calangute and Anjuna, while sampling delectable fresh seafood from Goa's famous shacks!
Our beach holiday FAQs
What are the best beach holidays in Europe?
Europe has some of the best beach holiday destinations in the world. Discover golden sands in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Turkey, France, Italy and beyond – with our fantastic deals you can book a last minute break and head straight for the sand.
What should i pack for a beach holiday?
Invest in a lightweight suitcase and start packing for your dream holiday. Wear your heaviest items of clothing and save extra room in your bag for swimwear, shoes and sarongs! Avoid packing items you can buy in resort such as shampoo and sun cream – and check what is provided at your hotel before packing bulkier items such as hairdryers and towels.
What to do on beach holidays?
Beach holidays are the perfect solution if you're craving a stress-free stint in the sunshine. The beauty is that you can do as little or as much as you want, from hours spent lazing on the sand to active watersports and coastal walks. Book a boat trip – one of the best ways to tour a resort – visit the local town or tick off the must-see sights.
Where can i go for a beach holiday in winter?
If you’re craving some winter sun, plan a last minute week in toasty Tenerife (boasting year-round temperatures) or a luxurious long haul escape to exotic Marrakech. Dubai, Canary Islands and Dominican Republic are also great destinations to travel to during winter – look out for our late deals and save money on your travel.
Where can i go for a beach holiday?
Some of the most popular beach holidays to visit include Majorca, Canary Islands, Greece, Malta, Dominican Republic and more. Pick from our short haul sands across Europe or fly to exotic shores, all offering great-value.