Fun and hot summer holiday destinations you might not want to return home from

Summer is here and it's time to get away, but where should you go? These summer holiday destinations are the perfect recipe for fun, sun and possibly romance.

These sizzling July holiday destinations are the perfect escape

It's summer and time to hit the beach, so why not try an island escape to Majorca or Tenerife? Deciding which one to visit and which beach to collapse onto might just be the hardest part of your entire trip.

Hot villa rentals in Majorca

Majorca is the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands. Long one of the hottest holiday spots in Europe, it's known for its thriving club scene and serene beaches, especially those in and around the capital of Palma de Majorca. The island's clear, turquoise waters make it a popular destination for scuba divers and snorkellers, while UNESCO has named the island's Serra de Tramuntana mountain range as a World Heritage site. Popular with hikers, the mountains feature numerous trails that offer spectacular views of the island and its coast.

Spectacular holiday rentals in the Canary Islands

Known as the Island of Volcanoes, Tenerife is a red hot choice for a July holiday destination. Aside from beautiful beaches and its wild nightlife, Tenerife is also home to Mount Teide, the third largest island volcano in the world and the highest mountain in Spain. Found inside Mount Teide National Park, the volcano and its terrain is a popular spot to backpack and climb. But if tromping through the great outdoors isn't for you, the capital city of Santa Cruz is known for its chic restaurants, bars and nightlife.

The best holiday destinations in June just might be in the UK

Whether it's hiking through the rolling countryside of Northumberland or rocking out at the Isle of Wight music festival, June is the perfect time to get away.

Finding a spectacular holiday cottages in Northumberland

June is the official start of summer and also the the official start of the summer festival season in Northumberland. Two of the most popular June festivals are the Northumberland County Show and the Mighty Dub Fest, a weekend event dedicated to Volkswagens of all shapes and sizes. June is also a perfect time to get back to nature with plenty of hiking opportunities in and around Northumberland National Park.

Snagging the perfect holiday letting on the Isle of Wight

A music event not to miss, the Isle of Wight music festival happens every June. Considered one of the best music festivals in the UK, it's a must-see for serious pop and rock fans. The island also sees an influx of hikers in June who come to walk the 16 mile walking path from Cowes to Yarmouth town, one of the most popular. June is also a big month for cyclists who flock to the island to enjoy the more than 200 miles of bike trails.

You're getting warmer and so are these May holiday destinations in the USA

Visiting your cousins might only be worthwhile if they're your American cousins. These May holiday destinations are red, hot and blue.

Locating the perfect holiday rental in the Big Apple

New York might not be the centre of the universe but don't tell that to New Yorkers. Renowned for its thriving restaurant scene and unmatched shopping, the City That Never Sleeps earned its nickname for its sensational nightlife scene. For the best pizza in the world, head to Brooklyn, and for the best shopping in the world, head to 5th Avenue. A well-kept secret in the city is the Frick Museum on the Upper East Side, known for its elegant architecture and world-renown art collection.

Enchanting holiday homes in Beantown

Boston's long hard winter usually grinds to an end around the beginning of April, which is why May is such a wonderful time for visiting the city. As the temperatures warm, the city comes to life. May is the perfect time to catch a Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park, one of the most revered sporting arenas in the US. For some of the best seafood you'll ever have, head to the Seaport District and chow down on oysters, lobster and clam chowder while looking out over Boston Harbor. Towards the end of May, the Boston Calling Music Festival brings world-famous pop and rock acts to the city, offering 3 days of rhythm and fun.