This year, escape the frosty winter chill and plan your Christmas holidays where the sun is shining without a snowflake in sight. We've listed some popular warm-weather Christmas destinations below where you and your family can partake in many yuletide festivities, get into the holiday spirit and make sand angels instead of snow angels! And what's more, you can enjoy stays in comfortable and luxurious Belvilla holiday homes near these destinations for the ultimate sunny Christmas experience. So swap your knitted sweaters and mufflers for some beach shorts and swimsuits, and celebrate a warm-weather Christmas with Belvilla this year.
Escape the winter winds and greyish hues of Christmas back home and opt for a sunny, laid-back Christmas at Playa Blanca, one of Lanzarote's best beaches. Temperatures are usually above 20°C and even reach 25°C — perfect for a warm Christmas on the beach. Enjoy the festive fairy lights at night, illuminating the backdrop of the wondrous volcanic mountains. Visit the Christmas markets, concerts and nativity scenes near Playa Blanca beach, or appreciate the Christmas lights and the sandy breeze on the beach. To ensure you have the best warm Christmas holidays, rent an affordable Belvilla holiday home in Playa Blanca — an assurance of luxury and comfort. Book a lavish holiday villa with your very own swimming pool and make your sunny Christmas a memorable one indeed.
Celebrate Christmas in Portugal's capital Lisbon, similar yet different to a classic snowy Christmas. With the twinkling lights, warm chestnut aromas and decorated Christmas trees, you'll hardly notice you're not in Northern Europe! Enjoy large Christmas markets at Rossio Square and Wonderland Lisboa — where entry is free, unlike Winter Wonderland in London. One of the best things to enjoy in Lisbon and Portugal during the holidays is the many Christmas cakes and delicacies. To make your Christmas in Lisbon extra memorable and even more enjoyable, book a holiday home with Belvilla. Belvilla offers a variety of accommodations — more than 40,000 holiday homes all over Europe — all in ideal locations and with attractive pricing.
With the warmest weather in Europe, the Canary Islands are one of the best places to visit if you're in the mood for a sunny Christmas. Tenerife, in particular, is the perfect destination for a warm-weather Christmas, as summer fun also comes to life during the winter holidays. Meander through the lit-up streets of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, fragrant with the scent of roasted chestnuts, and experience a whole other world. Entertainment is available on every corner, from traditional bands to live street performances — overall, a very lively and happening Christmas! When your feet are sore from all the dancing, walking and celebrating Noche Buena, retreat to a cosy Belvilla holiday cottage and enjoy the rest of your night among family and loved ones. Browse through Belvilla's holiday homes in Tenerife, and select your ideal villa.
Italy in December is a delight and a wonderful place to spend the holiday season. Rather than indulging in gifts and meeting Santa Claus, Christmas in Sicily is much less commercial. It's authentic, a celebration of family, tradition and religion. Festivities begin on the 8th of December — a whole month to celebrate the proud heritage and history! Hibernating villages come to life with elaborate decorations, looming pine trees, alluring aromas, and lit-up exteriors. Enjoy the cenone — an extravagant dinner on New Year's Eve honouring the Feast of St. Sylvester. Participate in the Bay of Gela tradition and take some coin-shaped lentils back to your Belvilla holiday home to eat at every stroke of midnight, symbolizing the start of a new year. Book your warm-weather Christmas holiday trip to Sicily with Belvilla, and plan your stay in a cosy Belvilla cottage.
You won't be experiencing any snowfall or chilly winter winds. Temperatures will generally be cooler than in the summer but you can expect them to remain above 20°C with ample winter sun.
Warm-weather Christmas destinations are rather peaceful and secluded during the winter months. No large crowds of tourists, affordable accommodations and cheaper travel expenses all combine to make a perfect sunny Christmas holiday.
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Belvilla boasts a wide selection of holiday homes, differing in facilities, locations and even heritage. You can browse through the different categories and choose your stay according to your preference and budget.