Cheap Summer Holidays
Planning your summer holidays is a breeze with Simply Holiday Deals! We’ll find you the best deals so all you have to do is pack your flip-flops and sunscreen and get ready for take-off! Check out our weekly travel tips and destination articles for inspiration, enjoy incredible discounts and advanced search tools to compare rates on accommodation, flights and holiday extras.
Summer Holiday Destinations
From all-inclusive resorts, to boutique hotels, budget accommodation and flights, we’ve got you covered for holiday deals in the most popular summer getaway hotspots. Along with our partner, Viator, we’ll also help you source exciting tours and activities in each location.
Here’s a rundown of our favourite, sun-drenched destinations to help inspire your next summer adventure:
Mallorca, Balearic Islands
Mallorca tops Europe's summer holiday charts year after year, and for good reason. The Island's stunning coastline is the perfect playground for sun-worshippers, kite-surfers, windsurfers, sailors and explorers, with sapphire seas, dramatic cliffs, olive groves and hilltop monasteries.
Visit Palma to admire the Gothic Cathedral, galleries, the narrow lanes of Old Palma and dance the night away in the city's vibrant bar scene. In Western Mallorca, The Serra de Tramuntana Mountain Range invites hikers to explore pine forests, hilltop villages and sweeping views of the cliff-lined coast.
Ibiza, Balearic Islands
Summer holidays in Ibiza are legendary for all-night raves, international DJ's and beach parties at famous nightclubs. Stay at at beachfront hotel where the party never stops, the sun shines relentlessly and the iridescent ocean beckons swimmers and water-sports enthusiasts.
Ibiza also offers more than fun times in the sun at San Antonio and Playa d'en Bossa. Stroll around the historic Ibiza Old Town and UNESCO listed Dalt Vila, cycle through coastal hills and visit quaint villages in the North Coast or take a boat trip to the aqua waters of Formentera.
The Spanish coastline is wonderfully diverse with beaches, fashionable cities, history, mountain villages, delicious cuisine and, most importantly, summer sun for long, lazy days by the ocean.
The Costa Brava, with its rugged coastline, unspoiled coves, seaside towns and fantastic diving is one of the most popular with sun and nature lovers. The Costa Blanca is the place to go for a lively social scene, quaint fishing villages and the vibrant towns of Alicante and Benidorm.
Greece is a smorgasbord of pristine islands, historic sites, cosmopolitan tourist spots and cultural delights. Santorini is often named one of the most romantic destinations in the world and a summer holiday on the island means multi-coloured cliffs, whitewashed houses, spectacular sunsets over the Aegean and gourmet food.
Corfu is a cosmopolitan hive of adventure combined with peaceful countryside and traditional character. Rhodes offers incredible beach resorts, a medieval Old town, magnificent beaches and picturesque villages.
With almost 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline, Turkey is a prime destination for an affordable summer holiday by the beach. Antalya offers the perfect mix of fantastic beaches and traditional Turkish culture, with all-inclusive resorts, The Old Quarter and great value dining options.
The seaside resort of Marmais sits within a backdrop of pine-clad mountains, with a vibrant restaurant scene, cobblestoned Old Town and secluded coves and bays. Bodrum is famed for its modern nightlife, fabulous resorts and natural beauty.
With breathtakingly beautiful coves, dramatic undersea caves, pre-historic sites and a welcoming culture, Malta is a superb summer holiday destination for anyone with a penchant for lazy days on pristine beaches or the thrill of diving and island hopping. Explore 7,000 years of history, take an island cruise, luxuriate at a health and wellness spa or simply sit back, relax and soak in the sun.
Golden beaches, soaring cliffs, castle towns and beach bars await in Portugal's premier holiday destination. Albufeira is a short distance from Faro airport with two main beaches and a marina where you can launch on boat, fishing and diving adventures.
Vilamoura is one of the biggest private tourism resorts in Europe and boasts a marina with an exciting array of restaurants, shops and bars, walking and cycling trails, world-class golf courses and a casino. For a chilled-out, family friendly option, Carvoeiro has a huge choice of self-catering apartments, a sheltered, sandy bay and a fantastic selection of restaurants and shops.
Cyprus is famous for lazy days at the beach, incredible Cypriot food blending Turkish, Greek and Middle Eastern Cuisine and a tumultuous history. Stay in the lively resort of Ayla Napa to dance the night away, visit traditional villages in the Troodos Mountains, relax in a friendly tavern and explore the island's history in Paphos.
Visit a land of spices, souks, desert dunes and beaches when you choose Tunisia for your summer holiday. La Marsa beach, with white sands and emerald seas is a beach lover's paradise. Explore Hammamet for scuba diving along the coral coast and eat traditional dishes by the Mediterranean Sea at a laid-back Marina.
For cheap summer holidays, it's hard to beat the natural beauty and long, hot days on offer in Thailand. The 'Pearl of the South', Phuket is the most popular holiday spot with spectacular tropical scenery, long, sandy beaches, forests, limestone cliffs, bustling Patong Beach, endless shopping opportunities and incredible value for money accommodation and dining options.
Stop for a few days in sweltering Bangkok to find bargain deals on everything you've ever wanted and spend time in Northern Thailand exploring traditional Chiang Mai. For a more relaxed vibe, visit Phi Phi Island for aqua water teeming with marine life, powder-white sand and stunning rock formations.
Tips For Planning Your Summer Holidays
Choosing a destination is one of the most exciting aspects in planning your summer holiday. Factor in everything you want, such as family-friendly beaches, options for cultural trips, nightlife venues and accommodation needs and set your budget.
Once you've done so, check out our weekly deals from travel partners such as Groupon, Last Minute, Thomas Cook and Living Social, to find the best one for you. Our travel experts at Simply Holiday deals scour the net to find options including family-friendly hotels, all-inclusive packages, cruise deals, cheap hotels and more! We'll also help you compare rates for flights, cars, hotels and holidays with our advanced search tools.
So, what are you waiting for? Get packing for a summer holiday that's easy on the budget with Simply Holiday Deals!