Planning a holiday for 2012? Looking for that perfect relaxing beach break but don't want to fork out a fortune? Then read this first!
Cosmos, one of the best-established holiday companies in the UK, has just listed its ten top destinations this year to help make the right decision for you.
The joy of Cosmos is that it offers a wide range of winter sun breaks, beach holidays, family holidays and villa holidays mean it provides a one-stop shop for holiday deal hunters.
This year, Cosmos predicts that the top destinations for Brits include:
The most southerly of the Ionian chain of holiday islands, this is one of the best Greek destinations for value-for-money deals and wonderful scenery. Resorts vary from idyllic fishing villages to neon-lit resorts for party goers. Head north or west for the quieter resorts and you'll be greeted by sweeping sands, wild cliffs and friendly locals.
For an inexhaustible list of exciting activities, Florida holidays are perfect. Sunshine is guaranteed - Key West has the highest average temperature in the whole of the United States - and, as it's blessed with 1200 miles of pristine sand, this is the absolute dream destination for beach lovers. There are enough watersports, stylish bars, theme parks, visitor attractions and amazing bars and restaurants to keep everyone blissfully happy.
For relaxation India-style, Goa holidays offer an irresistible combination of silvery sands and palm groves. To promote tourism and keep holidaymakers happy, the state has maintained world-class beaches as well as other tourist attractions.
This popular Canary Island bursts with Spanish culture. From throbbing tourist spots like Santa Cruz de Tenerife to quieter towns and parks, there's a special atmosphere wherever you are. If you're adventurous you might begin by hiking or taking a cable lift up El Teide, which happens to be the highest mountain in Spain...