3 Places That Are Popular with British Holidaymakers

After spending the last three years cooped up inside our houses, international travel is well and truly back, and thousands of Brits hear the call! Even living amid a cost-of-living crisis can’t stop the demand for flights/holidays from soaring as we all search for an epic experience to distract us from the normality of our day-to-day lives. But it’s not a case of if we go, it’s a case of where we will go. So, if you’re looking for inspiration, you’re in the right place.

British Holidaymakers


Mexico is a popular choice for British holidaymakers craving a destination with a rich history, stunning natural beauty, warm weather, and even hotter food. From resort destinations like Cancun and Playa del Carmen or tropical settings like Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico has no shortage of stunningly diverse cities for British tourists to explore.

Not to mention the activities they can participate in! If you’d like to walk down El Malecon, Puerto Vallarta’s famous promenade. Or, if you’d prefer to take in some of Mexico’s familiar culture by visiting the preserved coastal ruins of Mayan cities like Tulum, Chichen Itza, or Ek Balam – Mexico has it all!

However, if culture is your main inspiration for visiting Mexico, you should consider aligning your holiday with the beginning of November when the famous Day of The Dead festival occurs. Google Data analysed by Audley Travel recently reveald that The Day of The Dead festival is the second most popular cultural festival amoung UK travellers.


Popular with the younger generation of British holidaymakers and well deserving of a place on this list is the second largest of the Balearic Islands, more popularly known as Ibiza. Whether you’re looking to party on the beach from sunset to sunrise or want a chilled package holiday for you and the family to enjoy – Ibiza provides a lovely balance between partying and paradise.

In terms of activities, Ibiza has got you covered. If you’re looking for a chill holiday with your loved ones, why not check out some of Ibiza’s top tourist attractions like Las Salinas Beach, San Antonio, and many more? Or follow in the footsteps of your favourite Instagram influencers and get stuck into the nightlife and boat/beach parties that Ibiza has made famous.


Last but certainly not least, we couldn’t round off this list of the best places for British holidaymakers without mentioning the beautiful Grecian Isle of Rhodes. This island has the perfect mixture of sightseeing, beautiful scenery, tasty cuisine, and fun activities to please any British tourist hopping off the plane at Rhodes International Airport.

With its year-round temperate climate, delicious freshly grilled seafood, miles of sandy beaches, and rich history, it isn’t challenging to see why Rhodes is a sought-after destination for Brits on holiday. Whether you’d like to walk up to the Acropolis of Lindos to take in the architectural beauty of the Temple of Athena Linda or nose out one of the many wineries the island is renowned for – it has something for all kinds of British holidaymakers to enjoy.

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