Canary Islands offer best value for winter escapes


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Want to escape from it all this winter without breaking the bank?

Then head for the Canary Islands, which boast four of the top ten most popular destinations for Brits travelling abroad this winter, according to a recent TripAdvisor report.

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Lanzarote, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura all featuring in the top ten destinations for value for money.

The TripAdvisor Winter Holiday Value report looked at the ten most popular destinations for British holidaymakers this winter travel period (1 Jan – 31 Mar 2017), and broke down prices based on booking interest, along with the average one-week holiday costs for hotels, airfare, meals and attractions.

Lanzarote offers the lowest cost overall at £1,268.

Check out TripAdvisor's top ten winter holiday destinations in our slideshow below.

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TripAdvisor figures show that this beautiful Canary Island is still the best value you can get for a winter break. 

Average hotel price per night: £86; Average flight price: £286; Average weekly cost: £1,268

Least expensive week: 20 February, £1,222

Highly-rated value hotel: Finca El Lance

Must-see attraction: Tenerife Shore Excursion: Private Teide National Park Day Trip

Average hotel price per night: £101; Average flight price: £285; Average weekly cost: £1,394

Least expensive week: 27 February, £1,335

Highly-rated value hotel: Finca El Lance,

Must-see attraction: Tenerife Shore Excursion: Private Teide National Park Day Trip

Gran Canaria also offers Brits great value for winter sun, says TripAdvisor.

Average hotel price per night: £108; Average flight price: £265; Average weekly cost: £1,434

Least expensive week: 23 January,  £1,360

Highly-rated value hotel: Las Palmeras

Must-see attraction: 3-Volcanoes Guided Walking Tour from Lanzarote

Average hotel price per night: £161; Average flight price: £504; Average weekly cost: £2,313

Least expensive week: 23 January,  £2,145

Highly-rated value hotel: Distrikt Hotel

Must-see attraction: New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

Average hotel price per night: £126; Average flight price: £425; Average weekly cost: £2,142

Least expensive week: 13 March, £2,028

 Highly-rated value hotel: Rove Downtown Dubai       

Must-see attraction: Desert Experience: Camel Safari with Dinner and Emirati Activities from Dubai

Average hotel price per night: £65; Average flight price: £610;Average weekly cost: £1,442

Least expensive week: 13 March, £1,343

Highly-rated value hotel: Apple House,

 Must-see attraction: Private Cultural Tour: Ancestral Goa, Shantadurga Temple and Spice Village Including Lunch

Average hotel price per night: £97; Average flight price: £316; Average weekly cost: £1,368

Least expensive week: 16 January, £1,293

Highly-rated value hotel: Surfing Colors Apartments,

Must-see attraction: Fuerteventura Oasis Park Entrance Ticket Including Transport

Average hotel price per night: £283; Average flight price: £798; Average weekly cost: £3,402

Least expensive week: 27 March,  £3,280

Highly-rated value hotel: Butterfly Beach Hotel     

Must-see attraction: Barbados Catamaran Snorkeling Cruise

Average hotel price per night: £65, Average flight price: £716, Average weekly cost: £1,610

Least expensive week: 13 February, £1,446

Highly-rated value hotel: Patong Mansion Hotel

Must-see attraction: Canoe Cave Explorer Phang Nga Bay Tour from Phuket

Average hotel price per night: £128; Average flight price: £237; Average weekly cost: £1,601

Least expensive week: 27 March,  £1,390

Highly-rated value hotel: IBEROSTAR Playa de Palma,

Must-see attraction: Palma de Mallorca Segway Tour Including Palma Cathedral and Portixol

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