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Beyond Black Friday: book February half term sun holidays from just £222pp

Last updated 26th November 2023

February half term 2024 holidays from just £222 per person may be just the thing you need to get rid of Black Friday fatigue. A surprising number of places are warm and sunny, and we’ve found some great deals at the ones that are also under 4 hours from the UK. Flights are included, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, there are lots more options to choose from, as well as an extra discount code.


Villa Mandi, Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife

South Tenerife, 7-nights £339pp with UK flights

Villa Mandi, Playa de Las Americas, February half term

Officially the hottest place in Europe in winter, Tenerife averages February temperatures of 22º with up to seven hours of sun per day.

The weather is also best in the south and that’s where you’ll find Villa Mandi in Playa de Las Americas, just five minutes from Siam Park. Designed to look like a cute Mediterranean villages the resort features pools, pretty gardens, restaurants and bars.

Book a one bedroom Family Apartment at Villa Mandi, sleeping up to four, for February half-term for just £339pp with UK flights.

Book Villa Mandi for February half term 2024


Oceanus Aparthotel, Albufeira, Algarve

7- nights in the Algarve £222pp with UK flights

February half-term 2024, self-catering apartment

Is it warm in the Algarve in February? Don’t look at the temperatures, listen to the locals. It might say 18º in the yearly forecasts, however, when the sun is out, that feels more like 25º. And the sun is out a lot in the Algarve.

Oceanus Aparthotel sits right between Vilamoura and Albufeira in the Algarve. It’s only five minutes from the beach, but it also has a pool.

And if you book for February half-term 2024, you pay as little as £222 per person for a poolside family apartment, sleeping up to four. Flights are included from several UK airports.

Book Oceanus Aparthotel for February half-term 2024


TUI Blue Las Pitas, Bahia Feliz, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria £478pp including UK flights

Bahia Feliz, 7-nights self catering

Super sunny Gran Canaria doesn’t even switch it off too much during winter, so come February you can expect nicely warm temperatures around 22º. Perfect weather for the beach or the pools at TUI Blue Las Pitas.

Set in a lovely quiet – but not sleepy – area of Bahia Feliz, Las Pitas is designed just for families: no surprise that kids love it to bits. Although wellness is a big deal here too, so if you need to recharge after long, cold January, this is the place.

This February half-term book a one bedroom family apartment with a private terrace, sleeping up to four, for just £478pp, including return flights from a choice of UK airports.

Book TUI Blue Las Pitas for February half-term 2024


AQI Aqua Mirage Club, Marrakesh

All-inclusive Marrakech from £469pp with UK flights

AQI Aqua Mirage Club, February half term

If you want real sun in February, choose Marrakech. Average daily temperatures are around 22-24º, it’s properly sunny and – best news – the flights are less than four hours and there’s no jet lag.

AQI Aqua Mirage Club is 25-minutes from the city centre; there’s a shuttle bus so you can go visit the ancient medina, shop the souks and tour the Koutoubia Mosque. Children will love the resort’s waterpark and kids club, plus they have their very own sports field. There’s also a spa, as well as six tennis courts, a football pitch, two swimming pools, three restaurants and five bars.

Book for February half term and pay from £469pp for an all-inclusive stay in a family room with balcony (2 adults, 2 children) including UK flights.

Book AQI Aqua Mirage Club for February half term 2024


Agadir Beach Club, Morocco

Agadir Beach Club, Morocco, from £663pp with UK flights

7-nights, February half term, choice of UK airports

The south coast of Morocco is sunny and warm in February, there’s a high chance of good surfing conditions and plenty of family exploring to be had: you can even visit Marrakech for the day.

Right on the sand, Agadir Beach Club features two swimming pools – one just for kids – as well as restaurants, bars and a wide range of sports and activities for families. Plus it’s only 20 minutes from the airport, and UK flights to Agadir take less than four hours.

Book for February half term and pay from £663pp for Superior Family Room (2 adults, 2 children) with breakfast and including UK flights.

Book Agadir Beach Club for February half term 2024


Arena Dorada, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

7-nights in Lanzarote £635pp with UK flights

Self-catering apartment, Puerto del Carmen

Another Canary Island hottie in winter, Lanzarote sits closer to the Sahara Desert than Spain and delivers daily highs of 22º and counting during February.

Snap up some of that lovely sunshine for Feb half term 2024 with a seven night stay at Arena Dorada in the heart of Puerto del Carmen and right next to the beach.

Book a one bedroom, self-catering Family Apartment, sleeping up to four, for just £635pp for 7-nights, with UK flights.

Book Arena Dorada for February half term 2024

Can’t see what you want? Check out lots more cheap holidays for February half term 2024. And if you book before 27 November 2023, don’t forget to use Code BLKFRI to claim additional discounts up to £250.

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