Summer 2017 is just around the corner and you’re probably thinking where’s best to go on holiday this summer? To help you decide, I’ve selected my top five destinations for a great escape from the predictably dull British summer. If you choose to head to one of these for your summer holiday, share your favourite pics with us in Instagram while you’re there: @airtoursuk 


Great if you like snoozes on the beach, waterfront restaurants and a relaxing way of life. The island has many ‘secret’ beaches so make sure you explore the coastline to find the best ones.

Fun Fact: Menorca is the first place in Spain where you can see the sunrise.

Avg Summer Temperature: 24°C

Menorca Holidays


The ‘Turkish Rivera’ is known for its white sands, turquoise waters, cosmopolitan nightlife and historical attractions. Check out all of this and be sure to eat a delicious Turkish kebab from one of the restaurants.

Fun Fact: The mysterious flames of Chimera burn 24 hours a day.

Avg Summer Temperature: 28°C

Antalya Holidays


Families come to relax, and clubbers come to party. If you visit between July and August, head to Laganas beach where you can spot the infamous loggerhead turtles nesting. 

Fun Fact: Zante is nicknamed ‘The Flower of the Orient’ due to its lush green countryside.

Avg Summer Temperature: 26°C

Zante Holidays

Sunny Beach

Up and Coming! That’s how Sunny Beach is described by everyone who visits this newly purpose built holiday resort. Plus, it’s the best value holiday destination in Europe with the lowest food and drink prices anywhere.

Fun Fact: Bulgarians express approval by shaking their heads rather than nodding.

Avg Summer Temperature: 23°C

Sunny Beach Holidays


If you like water sports, then you’ll love Fuerteventura. It’s nicknamed the European Hawaii and you can try water sports on almost every one of its 150 beaches.  Why not have a go at windsurfing, jet skiing or kite boarding?  

Fun Fact: There are over 3,000 hours of sunshine each year in Fuerteventura

Avg Summer Temperature: 24°C

Fuerteventura Holidays

Have you been to one of these destinations? Let me know in the comments below.