With the top holiday destinations for 2010 having been predicted, UK travelers have already started their holiday preparations.
Spain occupies the top three slots out of the 10.
Below are the top 10 holiday destinations for UK travelers.
1 – Malaga
Holding the number one position Malaga or Costa Del Sol, is known as the European capital for culture. Located in the southern most coast, of Spain, Malaga is famous for its excellent weather and sandy beaches. It is a superb holiday destination for golf lovers, while there are also theme parks and many other attractions that make it a holiday destination for the whole family.
2 – Tenerife
Tenerife is known as the Island of Promise as it always keeps its promise to delight visitors. Wide open skies, Volcano Mountains, splendid beaches and wildlife are just some of the attractions Tenerife has on offer. Couple those attractions with world class hotels, exceptional cuisine and stunning views, and its easy to see why Tenerife holds the number two position.
3 – Alicante
Alicante is synonymous with sun, sand and surf. Situated in Costa Blanca it is not only the sun worshippers that will enjoy Alicante as it has historical monuments and mountains providing excellent views. With well known main landmarks like Castillo de Santa Barbara which is situated on Mount Benacantil, it is no wonder that Alicante holds third place in the list of top destinations.
4 – Orlando
Orlando is the super tourism capital of the world, thanks to a brilliant climate, fascinating attractions, amazing choice of clubs and bars and limitless day time activities. It is also a family friendly destination with many theme parks, such as Disney Animal Kingdom, Disney MGM Studio and Universal Studio, which are a major contribution as to why people flock to Orlando.
5 – Dalaman
Dalaman is a popular area in Turky which is well known for its natural beauty. With splendid beaches where scuba diving is popular with good restaurants close by, Dalaman is a good family vacation destination. Families can take in the Dalaman history and culture while indulging in some skiing and hiking.
6 – Faro
Faro is a modern, lovely city with attractive landmarks and attractions. It also has shopping centers catering especially for tourists, good bars, restaurants and a splendid nightlife. For holidaymakers it is an exciting destination, as it offers some excellent sightseeing opportunities such as the Cidade Velha and its famous attraction, Igreja do Carmo, the chapel featured here is decorated with the bones of more than 1200 monks.
7 – New York
It is no surprise that New York is on the list. Its charms are endless and it holds a romantic appeal to all visitors alike. New York is always bustling, be it with culture, entertainment or business. Known as a cultural jungle it also offers beaches, Nature Sea, forested mountains, small towns and a wide range of historical attractions.
8 – Palma
Located in the south coast of the Balearic Islands, Palma is the capital city and is the economic and cultural hub. It is also a center for most of Majorca’s hotels and restaurants and so can be called one of Spain’s most important tourist destinations, attracting visitors from all over the world. UK travelers will enjoy exploring the Serra de Tramuntana mountain ranges, the east coast beaches, the Palace of Almudaina, the Bellver caste and the many other attractions Palma has on offer.
9 – Lanzarote
A splendid island in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is very popular with tourists. With is dry and sunny climate people are treated to a completely enchanting island, with an extraordinary volcanic landscape. Places like the Timanfaya National Park, El Golfo and the Los Verdes caves are also popular with tourists
10 – Geneva
Geneva is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities and is home to the European headquarters of the United Nations. The city offers many cultural events, world class entertainment, top rated restaurants and unlimited recreational activities. The sheer beauty of the city is what make Geneva one of the top recommended countries for UK visitors.
Written and contributed by Mike24