Top Holiday Destinations for British Asians

Being a British Asian, you may be looking for a more cultural holiday to suit your needs. DESIblitz have chosen four fantastic locations, which are perfect for families, couples or friends and promise a whole lot of fun!

Water sports are the perfect activities to cool you down as well as having an excitable experience.

British Asians love to get away from the drab and gloomy English shores as often as they can. But choosing your next holiday destination is always difficult.

So where do British Asians like to spend their vacation? With so many choices, trusted recommendations are a vital part of the holiday search.

Whether you long for a sandy beach to work up a much needed tan, or you prefer city hopping to see some architectural and historical sites, DESIblitz is sure to have something to tempt you.

For sun, sea, sand and a perfect location, we countdown some of the best loved British Asian holiday destinations and whisk you away you to four destinations to die for.


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When you think holiday; you think sun, sand and relaxation. A popular holiday destination yearly is the beautiful Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt. You can bask in the sun whilst taking in the Egyptian culture, which for some will be taking them back to their roots.

You will be welcomed into the city by the sound of the call to prayer. With some of the most beautiful mosques in the country they are not to be missed whether you are religious or not.

The much talked about Nama Bay includes the main strip of shops, restaurants and clubs, which are the epitome of the tourist lifestyle. The bustling city appeals to tourists with its wealth of shops and attractions, plus being outside the Euro its appeals to the pocket as well.

Water sports are the perfect activities to cool you down as well as having an excitable experience. Scuba dive into the Red Sea; one of the most beautiful places in the world to dive, learn and see the diversity of marine life.

Book into a 3-5 star hotel such as the Four seasons, Hyatt and the Ritz which are placed around Sharm-el-Sheik, so you can pick a destination close to the nightlife, or closer to the cultural experiences of visiting the pyramids in Cairo and hiking through deserts.

With an average temperature of 37 degrees, the area has become a popular destination for tourists all year round. For a luxurious trip with a heap of culture and history, Sharm-el-Sheikh is a guaranteed enjoyable trip with any company!


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This seaside resort is one not to be looked over this summer, with a mountain backdrop its location is one of the best in South West Turkey. Marmaris has something for everyone; from couples, families, and young adults, there is something to please all.

If you want to be one with the sea, take advantage of the day trips on boats to the coves and beautiful bays of the Datca peninsula where you will be guaranteed a day full of history, sight seeing and a chance to breathe in that fresh sea air.

For a fun day out, with or without the kids, visit the aqua dream water park where you can get wet and wild on the super slides and grab a bite to eat from the inside restaurant.

One of the most appealing features of Marmaris is its night life. The Long beach area offers plenty of stylish cafes and bars for a more chilled out night filled with karaoke, food and an opportunity to meet the locals. On the other hand Bar Street offers booming clubs and bars where drinks are cheap and the party doesn’t end until the early hours, every night of the week.

So if you are looking for a location with a gorgeous beach and wild nightlife to match Marmaris, Turkey is the place for you.



A place of tranquility and turquoise seas, Mauritius is the perfect holiday destination for romance, relaxation and a break away from your daily routine.

The resort of Grand Bay at the north of the island is known for its tourist attractions such as shopping, restaurants and nightly entertainment where you can buy those little souvenirs for friends and family and let your hair down with a drink while soaking up the surroundings.

Enjoy the history of Mauritius by visiting the longest village on the island, Triolet. With stunning architect and a secluded location you can visit the temples and wander through the beautiful villages.

Deep sea diving is popular on this paradise island, with the ocean 70 meters deep. This deep blue sea is known for holding several world-fishing records due to its vast marine life, so the opportunity to take the plunge has never been better.

Enjoy the sunny climates of 34 degrees and with a beach never far away wherever you are in the Mauritius there is always an opportunity to soak up the sun on the golden white sands. With many hotels to choose from whatever your price range in the Mauritius, paradise truly is a reality.

Gran Canaria 

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With a cooler climate than our other destinations, you can enjoy the sunshine but not feel heat stricken by the extreme climates. If you are looking for a family holiday with young children, Gran Canaria is a child friendly environment with a vast number of beaches and activities.

For a once in a lifetime experience, make friends with the intelligent mammals that are dolphins or take a stroll in the sand dunes on a camel. Both activities can be enjoyable and safe for children with certain guidelines.

If you want to navigate your way around the area, tourist buses run frequently with a variety of language translations to make your travelling experience as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Sioux City offers a fun day out at Wild Western themed park, zoo and adventure center. Whereas the capital, Las Palmas, will offer a sophisticated cultural, shopping and dining experience.

For a more adventurous trip it’s essential to take advantage of the island’s mountainous terrain. With beautiful scenery, government restored walking paths, and hillside villages see a different side to this tourist island.

So wherever you decided to go on holiday, don’t forget to be safe in the sun and keep well hydrated. Happy holidays from DESIblitz.

Huma is a Media student with a passion for writing anything fashion, beauty and lifestyle related. Being a bookworm, her motto in life is: "If you only read what everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking."

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