What Summer Destination is Right for You in 2017? The Results Are In
Here at Simply Holiday Deals we love finding out where our members can’t wait to go, on holidays. Our recent quiz posed the question: What Destination is Right for your 2017 Summer Holiday?
We asked members what their perfect day looks like on holiday, whether beach or city spots are favoured, what types of accommodation are preferred, which food tops the list and more.
Not surprisingly, given the popularity of our travel deals, Greece and Spain offer members just what they want, including stunning beaches, balmy weather, mouth-watering cuisine and enchanting history.
40% of Members Should Consider a Holiday in Greece
Members who expressed interest in beach breaks and mouth-watering food would be part of the 40% with Greece as their most suitable option. As one of the top summer holiday destinations in the world, the beaches won’t disappoint!
History also takes centre stage, with Athens and charming, traditional villages. Our most popular deals to Greece included to Zante and the famous Shipwreck Beach, Corfu with its fantastic, all-inclusive resorts and Crete for relaxation.
38% of Members Should Consider a Holiday in Spain
Another holiday haven for beach-lovers and foodies, 38% of participants learnt that Spain is the place for their 2017 summer holiday. It’s little wonder, as holiday deals to the Canary Islands, Barcelona and Madrid are highly sought after.
The Costa del Sol might just be the perfect choice, with beaches, golf, water sports, shopping and family-friendly attractions galore. No matter where you choose to go, indulging in sangria and siestas like a local makes for a spectacular holiday.
6% of Members Should Consider a Holiday in Italy
Members choosing ‘Eat Pray Love’ as a holiday read and cobblestone views should keep their eyes open for deals to Italy. Stunning landscapes range from glacial lakes to volcanic craters and turquoise grottoes.
Visit charming hilltop towns in Cinque Terre and immerse in fashion, shopping and world-renowned restaurants in Milan. Sunsets over the Tuscan hills, historic explorations in Rome and panoramic views on the Amalfi Coast are bucket list attractions.
6% of Members Should Consider a Holiday in France
Boutique hotels, world-renowned cuisine, culture, shopping, history and outdoor adventures attracts 6% of members to a summer holiday in France. This is a land of artists and iconic landmarks, from the Eiffel Tower to Versailles and the remarkable Louvre.
Here, you can feast your eyes on galleries, museums and ateliers without ever running out of new artworks to explore. The French Riviera is a favourite among celebrities, with sunny shores and the glittering beach resorts of Cannes and Saint-Tropez.
Other results included 5% of participants suited to Asia, 4% to Australia and 1% to the USA. Surprisingly, Portugal didn’t rank, though it’s among the most popular spots for travel deal hunters.