Top 5 Holiday Destinations for the United Kingdom

By: Roger Munns

It appears that residents of the United Kingdom started booking their holiday destinations early in the year.

In fact, it is estimated that 12 million people will book their summer holiday by the end of February 2008. Due to this overwhelming statistic, it is recommended that if you have not yet booked your destination, you do so now.

So, where are people going this year? What places are on the top of their list as fun and adventurous holiday spots? Let's take a look at the top 5 holiday destinations in the United Kingdom.

Destination Tenerife

You may have heard of Tenerife referred to as Paradise Island. That's because here you will find sunshine year-round, as well as sandy white beaches that stretch for miles. Tenerife offers luxury hotel accommodation to accommodate a quick trip to the islands or an extended family stay. Tourists like the resorts located at Los Christianos and Playa de las Americas; located southwest of the island.

Destination Orlando

Orlando, FL is the ultimate holiday for families and couples alike. Visit Mickey Mouse and friends at Walt Disney World, watch amazing shows at Sea World, catch up on your favorite movies at Universal Studios, and stay in some of the best themed resorts available in the U.S. Not only is Orlando known for its famous theme parks, but you will also enjoy other attractions such as:

* Unique shopping emporiums
* World-class dining establishments
* Disney cruises
* Breathtaking golf courses
* Unparalleled night life and entertainment
* And much, more!

Destination Majorca

Majorca is the largest island of the Balearic Islands. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea off the southeast coast of Spain. Majorca is the home of the Almudaina Palace, which is surrounded by the majestic S'Hort des Rei Gardens. Here you can see other historical landmarks such as the Bellver Castle, Catedral (La Seu), and Llotja, a 15-century reminiscent of early mercantile days in Morjca. This destination is popular because of its wealth of history, as well as exciting nightlife, casinos and entertaining festivals.

Destination Lanzarote

Lanzarote offers holiday guests a relaxed atmosphere. It is here that you will discover the common use of camels to transport goods, and enjoy a desert-like climate. Lanzarote Island is at the most northeastern tip of the Canary Islands. It is interesting to note that this is a volcanic island. You won't find bustling nightlife clubs here, but you will enjoy immaculate white beaches, the San Gines Lagoon, and placid waters. The resorts at Lanzarote are luxurious and can accommodate couples and families.

Destination Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is referred to as the miniature continent because of its vast array of landscapes. You will find there are about 20 different climates to experience in this one island. This is the perfect holiday spot for:

* Deep sea fishing
* Climbing
* Surfing
* Golfing
* Diving

The accommodations at Gran Canaria can range anywhere from luxury hotel suites to fully-equipped condos. When visiting Gran Canaria, make sure to take a tour via jeep that takes you off the beaten path to experience the real splendor of the island. Helicopter tours are also available to give you a bird's eye view of the island if that suits your fancy or choose from one of the many other tours that lead you to exotic and adventurous places.

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