With schools going back and summer crowds a little less hectic, September is the perfect time to get away. We’ve found the best locations for a September holiday in the sun, where you can relax on palm-dotted beaches. Whether you fancy a Mediterranean holiday by the sea or escaping somewhere a little more exotic, these spectacular holiday spots are your best bet for catching September sun!
These seven sister islands boast of their hot temperatures averaging 25° C in September; although their temperatures often feel a lot warmer, thanks to their Sub-Saharan climate. Prepare yourself for the sun-kissed beaches of Playa de las Americas and Los Christianos. If relaxing isn’t your think then lace up your hiking boots and take on Mount Teide in Tenerife or explore the amazing sand dunes of Maspolomas in Gran Canaria. If you’re looking to let your hair down then head over to Lanzarote and revel in the sizzling nightlife at Papagayo Beach. There’s something for everyone at one of the islands.
Cyprus’ good weather starts in April, but don’t worry they still see highs of 29° C in September, making it a fantastic spot for a late summer holiday. Paphos has rocketed to the top of the list for family holidays, thanks to its spotless beaches, waterparks and fantastic attractions. Pretty Limassol has a large marina and great sandy beach with lots of fun activities, rides and cafes along the promenade.
Idyllic Greece loves to boast about its gorgeous sunshine during September making it an ideal spot for late couple’s holidays. The whitewashed villages perched on cliffs, pretty blue domed churches and delicious cuisine are sure to woo you, especially if you enjoy them at sunset. Romantic Santorini and Myrtos are known for being picturesque retreats for stylish sun-seekers, while the magnificent white sand beaches of Mastichari and Agios Fokas in Kos, will win over beach lovers.
Turkey mixes together traditions form the East and West effortlessly, with sun-kissed stretches of golden sand and unmissable historic sites that are fun to explore with the whole family. The Turkish Riviera region of Antalya is famous for their fine beaches where you can snap up a bed and sunbathe beside the sea, make a splash in the waterparks or relax in a variety of stylish beach clubs and bars. For an elegant evening hop on a charming Bosphorus cruise and soak up views of the romantic city skyline – bliss.
If you want to experience the entertainment capital of the world, September is the perfect time to head to Las Vegas – especially because of their sizzling temperatures of 27 – 30° C. This fast-paced city is full with world class casinos, extravagant malls, high-end restaurants and glitzy cabaret shows – not to mention the all-inclusive hotels sweeping the famous Strip! There are enough thrills to last all week in the captivating resort, whether you want to brave the rocking rollercoaster atop the Stratosphere, or hop on a helicopter tour over the iconic Grand Canyon. Catch a Cirque du Soleil show or indulge in some of the world’s best buffets or escape the hustle and bustle and visit the nearby national park!
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