We’ve sourced some of the best for 2020, opting for package deals that are ATOL protected and offer customers the most protection in the event of changes.
Most of the below destinations are on both the list of countries exempt from quarantine upon return to England and the list of countries where the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is no longer advising against all non-essential travel.
New developments are occurring all the time, however, so check the FCO advice before booking to check the current status of your chosen destination.
Jet2 Holidays is offering last-minute packages to Split in Croatia. You could be jetting off in a couple of weeks for a seven-night stay at the self-catering Belvedere Apartments, which is right on the seafront and has a pool, two restaurants and a range of bars.
From £561pp, including flights and transfers, departing London Stansted 19 July
First Choice customers can stay at the adults-only Tui Blue Madeira Gardens in Funchal, Madeira, in a double room with balcony for £608pp, B&B. Highlights include a spa, sauna and rooftop hot tub, plus four bars. Situated on a slope in colourful gardens, the property enjoys panoramic sea views.
From £608pp, including flights and transfers, departing London Gatwick 5 October
Tui customers can get 27 per cent off a seven-day self-catering trip to Cinco Plazas Apartments in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, based on two sharing. Based in a central location, the apartments – which include two pools and a restaurant – are just a 10-minute downhill walk to a long, sandy Blue Flag beach.
From £543pp, including flights and transfers, departing London Gatwick 27 July
Parents wanting to treat the kids can get a great all-inclusive deal with On The Beach at Club Mac in Alcudia, Mallorca, a family-orientated resort in a quiet part of town. Home to a waterpark containing slides and seven swimming pools, the resort also includes mini golf, tennis courts, table tennis, bike rental, archery and keep-fit classes.
From £590pp for seven nights, including flights and transfers, departing London Stansted 31 August
Tui visitors to this diminutive island in the Northern Sporades can enjoy a seven-night stay for two, B&B, at Atrium of Alonissos in Patitiri. The apartments offer uninterrupted views of the glittering Aegean Sea, a good-sized pool and it’s a 10-minute walk to a nearby beach. Double rooms come with a sea view and a balcony and it’s five minutes by car to the hilltop old town.
From £705pp, including flights and transfers, departing Birmingham International 18 September
We found 28 per cent off a seven-night all-inclusive stay with First Choice at the adults-only Tui Blue Atlantic Bay in Amathus Bay, Cyprus. Offering a range of spa treatments, aerobics, tennis classes and wine-tasting, the hotel also has a large pool and is located a 10-minute bus ride from Limassol and a two-minute walk away from a sandy beach.
From £863pp, including flights and transfers, departing Manchester 12 August
There’s a 25 per cent reduction on seven nights’ half-board at the Villa Pina Hotel in Massa Lubrense, Sorrento. This family-run guesthouse located in the tiny hamlet of Villazzano offers sea views over the Bay of Naples and Capri and includes a rooftop whirlpool bath. A shingle beach, bars and restaurants can be found a 20-minute walk away at Marina di Puolo, and the property neighbours the Michelin-starred Antico Franchischiello restaurant.
From £584pp, including flights and transfers, departing Birmingham International 7 September
The Grand Cettia hotel in Marmaris, Turkey, gets rave reviews, with over 80 per cent of 2,200 guests rating it as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ on TripAdvisor. With a pool and Turkish bath, the property also includes evening entertainment. The price includes all0inclusive dining at the hotel’s three restaurants.
From £765pp, including flights and transfers, departing London Gatwick 1 August