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Best for October half-term

For the perfect break mid-way through the most hectic of terms...

October half-term

For the perfect break mid-way through the most hectic of terms...

  • Cyprus

    Cyprus’ location close to south-west Asia means that it’s one of the hottest destinations in the Mediterranean. Just off the south coast of Turkey and north of Egypt, you’ll get high temperatures and not much rain if you go there in October. With around 11 hours of sunshine this gives you plenty of opportunity to bask in the sun and eat al-fresco.

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  • Dubai

    For reliable warm temperatures and sunshine Dubai is the perfect Autumn beach destination, and you can ramp up the adrenalin factor with a little desert adventure. Did we mention the amazing malls too?

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  • Courtesy Ecoventura (David Noyes)


    We'd be happy to board an expedition cruise in The Galapagos at any time of the year, but if you want to see the unique waved albatross and the complex, bewitching mating ritual of these monagamous birds, you might want to visit between April and November, although there is plenty to fascinate naturalists of any age year round.

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  • Courtesy One & Only Le Saint Geran


    If you need some rest, relaxation and sunshine mid-way through the hectic autumn term, Mauritius is good for the soul. Enjoy lazy days amidst some of the most beautiful beach scapes on the planet. Definitely the destination of choice if you are looking for those all important magical holiday ingredients such as a spa for the grown-ups, a plethora of on and off water activities, great childcare and hospitality at its best.

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  • Courtesy Al Bandar


    Postpone the onset of winter that bit longer with a break in the sunny climes of Oman. October half-term is the perfect time to enjoy a stay at the Shangri-la Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, only a 7.5 hour flight from the UK. Soak up some culture too with a trip to the fascinating souk in Muscat or go one step further with an overnight stay in a Desert Camp! Rates from £790 per adult sharing for 5 nights, children under 12 share free (excludes flights).

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  • Spain

    Head south to the archipelego of the Canary Islands for some reliable out of season sun, an array of activities, family-friendly hotels and plenty of beach action.

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