This travel site was started in August of 2010. iWantSun.co.uk was a travel-centric site dedicated to news about beach and sun vacations to people residing in the United Kingdom. The iWantSun.co.uk site provided informative and engaging daily news and feature pieces for Brits looking for holiday inspiration and useful travel tips. The site professed to cover their editorial pieces in an objective and factual way, with news broken down by individual topic and linked to related articles. iWantSun.co.uk was provided by the Aspect News company. Aspect News operated other travel news websites, including HolidayChic.co.uk and activityaway.co.uk, as well as sites on a variety of other topics.
Europe Holiday Options
I Want Sun offered informative articles about the following travel-related topics:
- sea and sand
- cocktails and cozy restaurants
- active diving vacation locales
Europe Family Holidays
Families were provided with many choices to pick from on this informative website. It’s First Choice series sampled many options for families looking to have a great summer escape in Europe and beyond. United Kingdom vacationers were advised on the best, most exciting, and cheapest hotel, excursion, and packaged deals for their vacations with informative details about the go-to places in Europe and abroad while also advising them on the best ways to save money while also enjoying themselves and getting the most out of their money while traveling on vacation. Monarch Airlines partnered with I Want Sun to let cycling enthusiasts enjoy their bikes when touring Majorca. The airline also introduced a pre-booking service for the carriage of vacationers’ bicycles, allowing these travelers to prepare for an active vacation.
Surfing Holiday Spots for Europe Britain
The site showcases a stylish rural retreat in Lanzarote that gave vacation-minded Brits the chance to spend the beginning of the autumn living like a local. The site’s 'Shh September' package it offered at Finca Malvasia in the famous Canary Islands offered its guests a laid-back retreat, a relaxed base for an active surfing holiday, among many other perks.
The site highlights the Anse Chastanet resort in St. Lucia as the perfect place for Brits to relax, stay active, and experience the local culture of this laid-back community in this beautiful resort town. They also offered British travellers some fun summer activities as part of the package. The 'September Sun, Sand and Sea' promotion allowed its guests to enjoy a wide range of activities free of charge in the picturesque town’s beautiful surroundings.
Golfing Holiday for Brits on the Go
The site highlights a golf course which offers avid golfers spectacular mountain views and 'a mountain course masterpiece'. The Galena Ridge Golf Course at the Silver Mountain Resort offered its guests a unique setting for a round of golf in the beautiful secluded beach resort town.
Explore San Francisco
For British travelers wanting to get away while exploring a different side to San Francisco, I Want Sun offers visitors the chance at Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf. This vacation hotspot launched an exclusive adventure-inspired hotel package, offering its guests the chance to see San Francisco using the city's world famous cable cars. The site was ended in late 2014.