Category - Our Holidays

A selection of our favourite destination guides, summer holiday ideas and resort info from the expert team at Purple Travel

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Summer holidays in Spain: The top tips for working on your tan and staying safe
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Holidays in Crete: Explore the top 5+1 beaches!
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Family holidays in Lanzarote: The essential activities
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Cancun then and now: The evolution of holidays to Cancun
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5 more of the most important sights worthy of a visit during your holidays in Spain!
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5 traditional dances from Spain and the best festivals to enjoy them
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7 Simple Secrets to make your Holidays to Cancun Rock!
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The ultimate summer duel: Greek islands vs Spanish islands
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Purple Tips: Finding the best street food in Cancun
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Travellers choice: the top 5 things to do on your next holidays to Cancun

Summer holidays in Spain: The top tips for working on your tan and staying safe

spain holidays

Oh yes, the time is almost here and the sea, sand and sun time is getting ever closer. Of course we’re talking about your summer holidays in Spain as the playas are getting within reach each day! Nevertheless, one thing to remind you more of your sunny time can’t be anything else than the perfect tan. Bronzed, healthy and radiant are only a few words that you would like to describe your skin and as such you have to act accordingly. In order to help you do so safely, we have some sun baked tips that you ought not to miss before, during and after your session under the sun.

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Holidays in Crete: Explore the top 5+1 beaches!

holidays crete

With over 1000km of beaches around its shores, the island of Crete is as close to paradise as a Mediterranean island could get. The stunning beaches and diversity of sights make for an unforgettable destination if you are up for beach holidays in Crete, providing you with some of the most spectacular settings that you could witness, let alone explore. Delve into our guide top up your tan and discover your perfect summer getaway!

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Family holidays in Lanzarote: The essential activities

lanzarote holidays

Lanzarote has long been a great place to unwind and top up your tan by the sea. A multitude of beaches, lush all inclusive resorts and of course great weather all year round, have made it one of the top holiday spots for all ages and types of travellers. With activities ranging from lazing on a beach and swimming at your own pace to full on extreme sports and watersports, the activities provided are almost endless. In case that you decide to have family holidays in Lanzarote however, here are some of the best things to do.

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Cancun then and now: The evolution of holidays to Cancun

cancun holidays

The Vibrant Yucatan peninsula has long been one of the main tourist hubs in Mexico. From the capital of Merida to the irresistible northeastern shores of Cancun, flocks of tourists arrive each year in order to enjoy the sunshine, activites and of course swimming and lounging by the Carribean sea. The resort town of Cancun could easily be considered as the leading resort as for the past years it has been attracting visitors exceeding the 3 million mark with its luxurious all inclusive resorts and amenities on offer. However things wee not always like that.

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5 more of the most important sights worthy of a visit during your holidays in Spain!

Spain holidays

Following on our previous installment “5 of the most important sights worthy of a visit during your holidays in Spain!” we have decided to present five more, as the Land of Rabbits as Spain is also called, is home to magnificent history and sights hard to fit into a single article.

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5 traditional dances from Spain and the best festivals to enjoy them

Spanish dances

Thinking of Spain one thing amongst others inevitably jumps into mind. Dancing with passion! Strumming guitars, the sound of stomping feet and of course the dancer or dancers fill up the space with their graceful, energetic and passionate movement to the rhythm of Flamenco. As such, no holiday would be better suited to the International Dance Day than one happening in Spain. Nonetheless, Spain has way more to show in the realm of dancing than the usual, so in case that you want to learn, improve your skills or just dance for fun, here are 5 of the best known traditional Spanish dances to know and the best dancing festivals for each.

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7 Simple Secrets to make your Holidays to Cancun Rock!

Holidays to Cancun

Holidays to Cancun are one of the best things you can do in life and here’s why. Cancun is simply amazing! From the vibrant nightlife, exquisite white sand, warm water and weather to the friendly people and overall experience, this is a holiday that you will hardly ever forget. In order to make it even more memorable however, try to follow our advice and see how it goes!

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The ultimate summer duel: Greek islands vs Spanish islands

Spanish Islands VS Greek Islands

We don’t exactly know what attracts us to spend some sunny days on the coast of an island, but to be honest the reasons are more than enough. Opt for flying or sailing towards a secluded piece of land in the middle of the sea and enjoy a few of the things only an island could provide you. Two of the most well-known holiday destinations in Europe, Greece and Spain, are always a treat to visit and even more so when you kick back on one of their famous islands. Say that you have a bit of time and money on your hands and you’re about to visit one of the two. Which one should you go for? In this article we aim to find out.

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Purple Tips: Finding the best street food in Cancun

cancun street food

There is no better way to immerse yourself into the local culture of a place than by trying its street food. All over Cancun, street food vendors embody an essential part of local culture, by serving passersby behind their food stalls for a small fee. Nonetheless, finding the appropriate street food stall is oftentimes challenging as hygiene and food quality standards may vary, as with any place and type of establishment around the world. In order to make your street food experience and thus your holidays to Cancun more enjoyable, we present you with five of our hard earned tips in order to choose wisely and enjoy it to the max.

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Travellers choice: the top 5 things to do on your next holidays to Cancun

cancun holidays

The decision is taken and we can’t wait! Holidays to Cancun are always something to look forward to. The sun, the beaches, the activities and of course the history and culture make it one of the most unique destinations around the world. However, no list is ever complete enough and bearing in mind the time needed to see everything we have decided to put the top 5 things to do in order to make our life easier when it comes to choosing what to spend our time and money on.

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