Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaways to suit every preference. If you want to escape without the stress of travelling far, look to our list of breaks nearby. Whether you are looking to escape to quiet hotels in the countryside or stay in lively cities. We include the best weekend breaks available without leaving the country. No matter if you want to relax in a spa hotel, or stay in a stylish city hotel or apartment, our recommendations include the best escapes throughout the UK. Our selection of UK breaks will leave you feeling as refreshed as if you had gone abroad.

Beach breaks

9 of the Best European Beach Breaks

Grab your sunglasses and beach towels as you prepare to jet off somewhere warm. Here’s our pick of the best beach breaks, Europe has to offer.
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9 Incredible UK Staycation Ideas

We round up of some of the best places for a brilliant British holidayBy Philippa Thomas Who says summer has to be spent abroad? The UK has so much to offer, from rustic beachside huts...
One&Only

Where to Stay in Cape Town: One&Only Cape Town

The new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art has put Cape Town on the map again. If you're planning a visit, then One&Only Cape Town has the perfect packageWords Hannah HopkinsIntroducing One & Only Cape Town Cape...
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Something Old, Something New: Munich City Break

Tradition meets innovation in an action-packed city break to Munich. Absolutely explores the famous sights and best places to stay in this beautiful city.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Go to Lisbon, Plus Where to Stay

Here's why we think Lisbon should be your destination of choice this summer, plus some suggestions of where to stay while you’re there.
Festive Overnight Stay

London’s Best Festive Overnight Stays to Book Now

Travel: Get in the festive spirit with Absolutely’s round-up of London’s six best festive overnight stay to book this weekend
Amsterdam Luxury City Guide: Where to Stay and What to Do

Amsterdam Luxury City Guide: Where to Stay and What to Do

Amsterdam is amongst Europe’s top weekend break destinations; here's our luxury edit of the most immaculate hospitality the Dutch capital has to offer.
Absolutely's Guide to Cambridge: Why Go & Where to Stay

Absolutely’s Guide to Cambridge: Why Go & Where to Stay

Cambridge Guide: from punting to plays - discover everything to do, see and eat in the UK's most beautiful and historic city
Paris

Absolutely’s Paris Insider: What To Do And Where To Stay

Look to Charmaine Abomnes, owner of a London based Parisien Bistro for the ultimate guide of where to stay and what to do when visiting Paris.

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