Roll up for a last blast of sun, sea and sand

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in­clud­ing trans­fers, through Thom­son (thom­son.co.uk) de­part­ing Oct 25 and fly­ing from Ex­eter. Flight time: 4hr Av­er­age tem­per­a­ture: 77F (25C)

Fuerteven­tura has some of the best beaches in the Ca­naries. Warm sun and cool­ing winds pull in wind­surfers.

From £1,302 per per­son, with break­fast, based on a fam­ily with teens at the Bahi­azul Vil­las and Club in Cor­ralejo, through Thom­son (thom­son.co.uk), de­part­ing Oct 21. Flight time: 2hr 45min Av­er­age tem­per­a­ture: 71F (22C)

The Al­garve is a good op­tion for ac­tive fam­i­lies. Por­tu­gal’s south coast can see some rainy days in Oc­to­ber, so pack for both wet and sunny weather.

From £1,035 per per­son, B&B, in a one-bed­room apart­ment at the Lake Spa Re­sort, Vil­am­oura (tele­graph. co.uk/tt-lake-spa-re­sort-vil­am­oura), through Clas­sic Col­lec­tion Hol­i­days (clas­sic-col­lec­tion.co.uk) de­part­ing Oct 21. Flight time: 4hr Av­er­age tem­per­a­ture: 77F (25C)

Lan­zarote is ideal for swim­ming and sun­bathing, but high de­mand means air­fares are ex­pen­sive. Off­set the cost with a rea­son­ably priced villa.

From £1,410 for a week’s rental of Villa Tara, sleeping six, in the ma­rina of Puerto Calero on the is­land’s south­ern coast, through Vin­tage Travel (vin­tage­travel.co.uk) de­part­ing Oct 22. Flights and trans­fers ex­cluded.

Late Oc­to­ber sees up to eight hours of sun­shine a day on this balmy Med is­land and the sea wa­ter hasn’t lost its sum­mer heat. Try the south-coast re­sorts of Li­mas­sol and Lar­naca.

From £1,195 per per­son, B&B, in a ju­nior suite at the Amathus Beach Ho­tel (tele­graph.co.uk/tt-am­ath­us­beach-ho­tel) in Li­mas­sol through Kuoni (kuoni.co.uk). Flight time: 2hr 50min Av­er­age tem­per­a­ture: 69F (21C)

Oc­to­ber is a good time to com­bine some lazy R&R with day ex­cur­sions to the is­land’s sights free from the peak sea­son coach par­ties.

From £2,155 for a week’s rental of Villa Arte Mare Blue, sleeping up to eight, near Ce­falù, near some of Si­cily’s best beaches, through Wish Si­cily (wish­si­cily.com) de­part­ing Oct 21. Price does not in­clude flights and trans­fers. Flight time: 11hr 30min Av­er­age tem­per­a­ture: 80F (27C)

Warm sea­wa­ter and up to eight hours of sun­shine in

Go camel rid­ing in the Sa­hara; or stay at a villa in Morocco, left

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