Top 5 Shortest Flights to the Warmest Places
Fancy jetting off to somewhere warm but don’t want to travel too far? At TUI, we have a great choice of short-haul destinations to some of the warmest destinations.
Below, we’ll reveal five top destinations to consider when you’re looking for the warmest places with the shortest flight times.
Did you know a flight to Morocco takes around just three and a half hours from Ireland? This vibrant, cultural country has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment. If you want to enjoy the warmest temperatures while indulging the senses, you’ll want to head to Marrakesh. January and February see the lowest temperatures here, reaching a still hot 19 to 20 Degrees Celsius. In summer, expect temperatures of up to 37 Degrees Celsius.
Known for its bustling markets and fascinating culture, Marrakesh is a leading tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors each year. Stay at the Kenzi Manara Palace, a 10-minute shuttle bus ride to the bustling Jemaa el-Fna. Set within a peaceful location, the hotel provides a much-needed respite from the loud, vibrant city.
Although largely known for its clubbing scene, there are quieter parts of Ibiza you can head to. This makes the island a great choice for everyone. Its temperatures in summer average 30 Degrees Celsius. Flight time from Ireland to Ibiza is approximately two and a half hours.
Ibiza town features great historic sights, while Santa Eulalia benefits from a more laid-back feel. If you’re looking to enjoy the island’s nightlife scene, Playa d’en Bossa is an ideal option. Stay at the Hotel Torre Del Mar, idyllically situated on the beach. Benefitting from a chic spa, you’ll be within easy access of some of the best nightclubs in the area.
Witness Loggerhead turtles nesting on the beach and sunbathe in average temperatures of up to 30 Degrees Celsius in summer on the beautiful island of Zante. Flights take an average of three and a half hours from Ireland, making it one of the slightly further destinations on the list.
There is a lot to love about this beautiful island, including beautiful sandy coves, charming villages and stunning electric-blue waters. Stay at the Katerina Palace Hotel, newly renovated for 2019. There’s a pebble beach right on its doorstep, and it benefits from a great pool scene. You’re only a 10-minute drive from the town centre, and the hotel regularly runs fun Greek nights.
It’s not hard to see why Croatia is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations. Taking just under three hours to fly from Ireland, it benefits from average temperatures up to 30 Degrees Celsius in summer.
You’ll discover lots of fascinating, cultural sights, and fantastic coastline. It’s known as one of the best all-rounded destinations, offering something to suit all ages. Stay at the Park Plaza Verudela Apartments, renowned for their high-end design. Its pools offer beautiful sea views, while its two restaurants offer a great choice of cuisine. There’s also a dedicated kids pool, making it ideal for families.
Taking around three hours to travel from Ireland, the Algarve is a great destination to consider. Its temperatures are slightly lower than the rest of destinations on the list, reaching a maximum of 29 Degrees Celsius in summer.
Some of the highlights of the Algarve include its great selection of pristine beaches, coastal caves ready to be explored, and fascinating historic towns. The Golden Beach is one of the most popular places to stay in the Algarve, situated just a two minute walk from the beach. Its apartments are spacious and bright, and there’s a great outdoor pool to cool off in. It’s proximity to nightclubs, restaurants and bars make it ideal for those looking to party.