Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year… until you’re overwhelmed by turkey timings and squabbling kids. Why not put the office shutdown to good use and escape it all with a Christmas getaway or New Year holiday?
Escape the cold and head to an alternative destination this holiday season. It’s a great time for a sun-soaked retreat to stave off the winter blues, and if you round up your favourite faces for a self-catering villa holiday, you can avoid the sky-high prices and jam-packed restaurants of hotels over the festive season. Check out below our top picks for you to trial a different Christmas holiday this year, or read more if you want to find out our favourite 'Christmas Getaway' destinations: