In case you hadn’t noticed, and the chances are that you hadn’t, what with all the snow and freezing temperatures, spring is now upon us.
With the UK still very much in winter mode, what better way to bring in the spring season than with a holiday to a far flung destination?
Spring offers holidaymakers a great chance to experience fantastic locations before the summer heat and the tourists set in.
So if you’re after a holiday that won’t be unbearably hot and overrun by tourists, try these perfect springtime getaways.
With the Hidrellez Spring Festival, Turkey is the perfect location for a short break. Celebrating renewal, hope and prosperity the festival offers visitors the chance to sample local traditions, foods and beverages.
Not only that, but Turkey is said to have its best weather during spring, making it a great holiday location for spring.
An amazing location during spring, South Africa offers visitors a variety of great activities. Whale and shark watching is especially popular and those wanting to get a close-up experience with Penguins can visit Boulders Beach in Simonstown, near Cape Town.
Here you can share the beach with a colony of African penguins, and get up close and personal with these wonderful creatures. Bird watching is also popular during this time, and safaris are always a good holiday idea.
With an abundance of choice for family day trips and holidays, Barbados is a great spring holiday destination.
A visit to Flower Forest is a great idea for those interested in landscapes, offering a fifty acre tropical garden full of wildlife.
Beautiful beaches offer visitors the chance to relax in comfort before the humid-wet season begins in June.
Easter Island offers a unique holiday experience, and has the perfect name for a holiday at this time of year.
With the Moai statues, considered some of the best ancient relics that have been discovered, there is plenty for visitors to explore.
The island also offers visitors the chance to visit a spectacular volcanic quarry (Rano Raraku) and a cultural village (Orango).
Canada is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year, but if you’re not too keen on weather extremes then spring is probably the best time for you.
There is still plenty of snow at this time of year, but the temperatures have recovered somewhat to make for ideal conditions.
The country offers a range of fantastic activities, making any holiday there an action-packed adventure from start to finish.
As well as skiing, a daytrip can be taken from Toronto to Niagara Falls, which is spectacular during spring, and wildlife excursions are once-in-a-lifetime.
A good destination to visit, Chile offers great attractions during spring. Beautiful scenery and delicious food make Chile a great location for families.
Then, of course, there’s the wine. Trips to the wine county of Chile are fantastic and make for an ideal trip for couples.