All the perks of summer, without the crowds!
If you don't fancy coming home from your holiday looking like a lobster it may be wise to take advantage of one of the great October holidays available. Don't spend time avoiding the scorching sun; instead enjoy the comfortable temperatures and refreshing coastal breezes of many of the popular October holiday destinations.
Even if you still want to indulge in some hot sun, many of the popular October holiday destinations are still benefiting from summer weather. Why not head to Mauritius and experience the stunning scenery and the hundreds of available attractions. As the peak season is over, the resorts will be quieter, making it a perfect choice for those that want a serene relaxing break. Why not head to the Seychelles and explore one of the 145 stunning islands, with spectacular luxury resorts and beautiful beaches, the islands are a fantastic destination for a special getaway.
October holidays are a fantastic time to travel and experience some of the highlights of the global festival seasons. Why not journey to Berlin for the annual Festival of Lights, where the city turns into a sparking metropolis of lights. World famous monuments are impressively lit up with light, projections and even fireworks. Alongside the festival there are a number of cultural events looking at the history of the city and the subject of 'light'.
Food lovers will appreciate the food gala that takes place in Tuscany during October. Alongside the stunning weather there is a celebration of worldwide menus, allow your taste buds to travel the world! For a 'wilder' experience why not head to Tanzania and stay in one of the many safari camps. During October you can view the wildebeest migration as they head back south for winter.
October holidays are perfect for sampling destinations that would normally be packed to the brim with tourists during the peak summer months. Spend your time strolling through your resort without the hustle and bustle of the crowds, if you are a fan of sightseeing it really is a joy to be able to take your time. The cooler weather provides a relief from the usual burning sun; many destinations are still warm but not as extreme as the summer months. With so many cultural events taking place during October, it is a fantastic time to pack your bags and jet of to discover a new resort or perhaps visit an old favourite. An October holiday provides a fantastic alternative to a hectic summer break!