Are you looking for a winter escape to the sun? (Images: Adobe Stock)

Where is hot in January? Best destinations for winter holidays in the sun from Barbados to the Canary Islands

Although temperatures are cool in the UK, there are a handful of destinations where there is plenty of sun

January is the Monday of the year, it’s cold, dark, and drizzly, and without the buzz of Christmas, everything is so much more - grey. But as we approach the festive period, it’s never the wrong time to start planning your next break.

If a cold start to the year isn’t for you, January is a great time to escape the average of 7 degrees during the day in the UK, for something more tan-friendly.

And as everyone re-settles into work, the first month of the year is a great time to book a holiday as work and school resume after the Christmas break. So if you’re wanting to soak up some sun at the start of 2023, here are a few places to visit.

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