Get a dose of Vitamin D and a dollop of exciting adventure in any one of these five fabulous winter sun destinations, all accessible from Ireland.
Declan Cunningham gives us the lowdown on climbing on the Costa Blanca. Best known for its bolted (sport) routes, there are a few trad routes out there too.
Want to spice up the annual ski holiday? Why not try speed flying or heli-skiing? Or perhaps something a little more sedate like snowshoeing?