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Destination: Late Summer Sun

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31 Jul, 2017

Last minute holiday calling? We hear you! Here’s a round-up of the 5 best destinations for that late summer sun..

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1.  MYKONOS, Greece.

Hailed as the ‘new Ibiza’, the Grecian island of Mykonos has slowly become a celeb favourite and is becoming known for its party scene, as well as the dreamy white and blue backdrop.

Where to stay:

Andronikos Hotel. This hotel is usually £500 per night but in September the cost has nearly halved, making it just over £100pp on Expedia.

Archipelagos: With a chic and modern pool area, airy decor and in short walking distance to the centre, this is the place perfectly balanced between the noise of the island and nicely located off the beaten path.

If you do one thing…

Sun downers at 180° Sunset Bar is at the top of our bucket list.

mykonos 180 sunset bar

What to pack:

tall white striped plunge swimsuit white peplum v neck top

2. BARCELONA, Spain.

The one city we just can’t seem to get enough of, Barcelona has it all. Culture, beach, bars and food, this city makes the perfect quick getaway from your 9-5 and is only a short plane ride away.

Where to stay:

Barcelona Universal Hotel: This place has nearly 4,000 reviews on TripAdvisor and has an overall rating of 4.5 stars. Looking for somewhere with a pool? This hotel even has a rooftop bar. Your insta is sorted.

Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel: You need to click ‘skip’ if you’re looking at a hotel in Barcelona without a pool. This place has a rooftop bar and pool, along with spacious rooms and located right in the centre.

If you do one thing…

A must-do visit is Park Guell, it’s what insta-dreams are made of.

Parc Guell barcelona

What to pack

holiday clothes summer clothes swimsuit holiday clothes

3. THE ALGARVE, Portugal.

After sun, sun and more sun? The Algarve is the most reliable destination in the last few summer months with temperatures still in the late 20s in September! Home to some of Europe’s most beautiful sandy beaches, if you’re looking to soak up the last of the summer rays, this is the place for you.

Where to stay:

PortoBay Falesia: Perched at the top of the cliff, it has some of the best views in the Algarve. It has two pools and only a 5 minute walk to shops and restaurants.

Blue & Green – The Lake Spa Resort: Ever thought of a private lake with a floating restaurant? You have now. This resort boasts panoramic views as well as its swimming pool with a sand bottom.

If you do one thing…

Try out a half day jeep safari!

the algarve portugal

What to pack

bikini floral trousers floral playsuit

4. MARRAKECH, Morocco.

A taste of the exotic could be closer than you think with a last minute trip to Morocco. Just four hours away lies Marrakech, one of the most vibrant cities full of hidden treasures and culture.

Where to stay:

Riad Al Badia: Priced just over £45pp per night in Sept, you can’t go wrong with this Certificate of Excellence hotel.

Riad Al Loune: Choose this hotel for a secluded sanctuary amongst the Medina chaos.

If you do one thing…

Sunset camel ride in the Palm Grove is something that needs to be on your bucket list!

riad marrakech

What to pack

red floral print strappy frill dress colour block cami dress white print dress

5. IBIZA, Spain.

Two words. Closing, parties. Whilst the rest of the world may be winding down from summer nights, the party island of Ibiza still goes strong into September and October. Not ready to call it a night yet? Neither are we.

Where to stay:

Es Vive: This dreamy hotel has everything. We recently caught up with our #babesofmissguided here and it was the most amazing backdrop to treat our fave bloggers.

Sol House Ibiza: Custom built for good times only, this place is curated by Ibiza Rocks

If you do one thing…

Boat party!!

What to pack:

black sunglasses bikini holiday clothes beach skirt

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