The British winter is well underway, which can only mean one thing: it's time to jet off to the warmer climes of a winter sun destination for a spot of sunshine, breathtaking beaches, and maybe even some island hopping.
Tropical destinations such as St. Lucia in the Caribbean and Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean are sure bets for beautiful weather all year round, while destinations in the Southern Hemisphere, such as Australia and South Africa, are now at their most glorious.
See our roundup of the perfect winter-sun holidays, from the Whitsundays in Australia and Thailand's islands, to the breathtaking beaches of Mexico and Barbados. Closer to home, enjoy a city break in Marrakech or a weekend trip to the Canary Islands.
Click on the photo below to see our selection of the top ten places in the world to escape to this winter...
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