Top 10 winter sun holiday destinations in December 2023
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If your Christmas is more about sugary white sands and less crisp powdery snow, then a winter sun holiday in December is for you. Whether going away for the festivities or escaping either side, we can help you find your destination.
While luxurious options await in the Indian Ocean and the Far East, there are beaches basking in sunshine and warm island retreats closer than you might think.
|Destination||Temperature||Daily sunshine||Flight time|
|1. Goa, India||33°C||21°C||10 hours||9.5 hours|
|2. Mauritius||29°C||21°C||8 hours||12 hours|
|3. St Lucia||29°C||23°C||8 hours||9 hours|
|4. Red Sea, Egypt||23°C||12°C||9 hours||5.5 hours|
|5. Barbados||29°C||22°C||8 hours||9 hours|
|6. Phuket, Thailand||31°C||23°C||8 hours||15 hours|
|7. Gambia||32°C||16°C||8 hours||6.5 hours|
|8. Marrakech, Morocco||19°C||6°C||7 hours||3.5 hours|
|9. Gran Canaria, Canary Islands||21°C||14°C||6 hours||4.5 hours|
|10. Oman||26°C||18°C||9 hours||7.5 hours|
Below you'll find our expertly-curated infographic, which showcases 10 of the best places to go in December for winter sun based on specific interests, types of weather and distance to help narrow down your search.
Top 10 sunny destinations in December
- Goa, India
- St Lucia
- Red Sea, Egypt
- Phuket, Thailand
- Marrakech, Morocco
- Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
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