Travel in our Member’s Footsteps with Popular February Instagram Pics!
Where did you travel to in February? In a month of cold weather, chances are you’ve fled to sunnier shores, stayed warm at a cosy mountain retreat or hit the slopes for snowy fun.
From the charming shores of Lake Como to sunny Benidorm, one thing’s for sure, Simply Holiday Deals members have been busy globe trotters indeed!
Here’s a look at the most popular February Instagram happy snaps.
By Anna Dilliway
A landscape shot worthy of framing, member Anna Dilliway said Snowdonia, Wales was “incredibly beautiful”.
The Snowdonia National Park is home to Mount Snowdon, soaring a majestic 1085 metres above sea level. The area of outstanding natural beauty is filled with fantastic attractions, including medieval castles, gardens, historic houses, galleries, museums, train journeys and plenty of space for outdoorsy fun, such as hiking and climbing.
By Linda Sharpe
With a sky the brightest of blues, Linda Sharpe captured an image of The Castle Viewpoint stairs. The Balcon del Mediterraneo was originally built to defend the people from pirate raids.
Benidorm is simply made for holiday fun, with the narrow lanes and alleys of the Old Town, the blue-domed San Jaime Church, the Maritime Cultural Center and the L’Aiguera Park. Don’t’ miss strolling along the Poniente Beach Promenade with its innovative design and levels for recreation and leisure.
Great Barrier Island
By Ann Trendell
“Taken as the sun set on our 3 week visit to New Zealand,” said lucky member Ann Trendell, of this stunning ocean sunset.
Great Barrier Island is part of the Hauraki Gulf islands, in the Auckland region. It’s a haven for boating and water sports, on a backdrop of high cliffs, secluded bays and pristine beaches. Hike through native forest, go camping among the wilderness and spot dolphins close to the shoreline.
By Sue Niblett
Member, Sue Niblett took this shot, “looking toward the town of Bellagio”. The picture immediately inspires the urge for a holiday on the water, by Lake Como.
A popular resort since the days of the Roman Empire, Lake Como is now often star-studded with celebrities. The charming town of Bellagio is located on a promontory between two forks in the deep, glittering lake. Here, you can walk, cycle, swim and stay in luxurious villas.
By Gemma Louise Farr
This lush view, captured by member, Gemma Louise Farr, is on the sun-drenched island of Gran Canaria. Of her photo, Gemma says, “Taken at the top of Palmitos Park, so beautiful we have been twice.” We can see why!
Located in Maspalomas, Palmitos Park is a popular family attraction with more than 200 species of birds, a butterfly house, a cacti garden and bird-of-prey shows, all nestled in a valley of palm trees. There’s also an aquarium with tropical fish and Primates Island, which is home to White Handed Gibbons.
We can’t wait to bring you next month’s popular images and don’t forget to submit your own, here. You could be the next lucky winner of a £50 Amazon voucher!