Holidays in January

Christmas has been and gone but perhaps you want to continue the celebrations in January. With our ‘Where to Go’ tool you can find some of the best holiday destinations for January, based on your preferences. Whether you wish to catch some winter sun on the shores of a far-flung destination, go on a fun family holiday in the UK, or discover a brand new city, we have a range of January holidays to tempt you.

Different types of January holidays

We do both short and long haul beach holidays so that you can beat the winter blues close to home, or feel really far away from your daily routine. Fly just a few hours to destinations like the Canary Islands, where golden and black sands await, or board a plane out to the UAE or Southeast Asia and get your sun fix on one of our long haul holidays. Take advantage of our family holidays to discover some of the UK and Europe's finest cities with the kids. There are interactive museums, galleries and outdoor activities to keep all ages happy across a long weekend. Couples, friends and singles can make the most of a longer break to our closest European neighbours at this quiet time of year. Feeling a little more adventurous? Then our big city holiday destinations like New York in the US, Bangkok in Thailand and Cape Town in South Africa await.

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Best destinations for your January holidays

Go long haul to Koh Samui and soak up the winter sun in this beach paradise, which sits towards the southern tip of Thailand. Take a boat trip from the island to the Ang Thong National Marine Park, a location made famous by the novel ‘The Beach’. There are opportunities for snorkelling, kayaking and sunbathing in this naturally beautiful archipelago.

You'll also find guaranteed winter sun on the gorgeous island of Mauritius, off the east coast of Madagascar. Enjoy this isle of powdery white sand beaches and try some water sports like scuba diving in blissfully warm waters.

Closer to home you have Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands and a short haul beach destination to savour. In resorts like Costa Adeje you can bathe out in the sea against the backdrop of the formidable Mount Teide.

A family holiday in London is one that everyone, from the oldest to the youngest, will remember, whether it’s for something as simple as riding on the trademark London buses or sights such as the royal residence of Buckingham Palace.

Meanwhile, you can’t fail to have a memorable family holiday in Disneyland® Paris. Attractions like the Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast in the Disneyland® Park will make sure of that! If you want to spread your wings a little further climb aboard a long haul flight to the home of ©Disney: Orlando, Florida. This popular destination for family holidays is like one giant theme park!

Do you like far-flung city breaks? Book a stay in Cape Town, South Africa. This port city will win you over instantly with the mighty Table Mountain, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the tranquil vineyards. After seeing the natural environment you’ll understand why South African wine tastes so good!

If you prefer to spend less time travelling look no further than Barcelona. You can discover retail therapy on the shopping street of Passeig de Gracia, laze on the beach of Barceloneta, or take in some culture at Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces La Pedrera and the Sagrada Família - it's a city for all tastes.

Use our terrific tool to find the right destination for you. Just choose when you wish to travel and what kind of holiday you’re looking for, and we’ll come up with some suggestions. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for deals with Expedia too!