photo by Matthew_brodeur, CanBeDone

Accessible Holidays Worldwide, Year Round

Written by: Jovanka Ristich
Date: 30th January 2018

From wildlife spotting in Costa Rica to a cruise on the Nile, Can Be Done, the UK’s most experienced tour operator specialising in bespoke itineraries for disabled travellers, has picked a selection of accessible worldwide destinations for each month of the year. Lead in prices are available on request.

  • January – Lapland: northern lights and huskies (read more)
  • February – Disneyland Paris (read more)
  • March – Tenerife: banish the winter blues (read more)
  • April – Egypt: cruise the Nile (read more)
  • May – USA: New York, New York (read more)
  • June – Portugal: city culture or sandy beaches (read more)
  • July – ‘Fall’ for Toronto (read more)
  • August – Ireland: tick it off your wish list (read more)
  • September – Costa Rica: a wildlife wonderland (read more)
  • October  – Israel: Tel Aviv, Eilat and more (read more)
  • November – Dubai: one destination, many options (read more)
  • December – Lanzarote: end the year in sunshine (read more)

January – Lapland: Northern lights and huskies – Fly to Rovaniemi or Kittila for three/four nights to enjoy authentic Lapland activities which include visiting a reindeer farm, going on a husky safari and seeing the northern lights.

photo by fox Jia. CanBeDone

February – Disneyland Paris: You’re never too old to enjoy a theme park. Transfer by Eurostar, drive, or fly to Paris and spend three/four days in the two theme parks. Prices include accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis with accessible shuttles between the hotel and parks and a four-day park pass.

March – Tenerife: banish the winter blues: Its location off the west coast of Africa means Tenerife enjoys a mild year round climate with March the perfect time to spend seven nights escaping the winter blues. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from – bungalows in Playa de Las Americas, 5-star hotels in Costa Adeje or something in between.

April – Egypt: Cruise the Nile: Experience an accessible Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. Choose from three/four/ seven-night cruises with the opportunity to add extra nights in Luxor or Cairo with accessible shore excursions.

photo by Simon Goetz. CanBeDone

May – USA: New York, New York: Visit one of the world’s most exciting cities on a four-night break. See, up close and personal, the Statue of Liberty, Broadway, Central Park and the Empire State Building, but don’t forget to leave time for some retail therapy.

photo by Rob Bye. CanBeDone

June – Portugal: City culture or sandy beaches: Facing the Atlantic, Portugal offers Lisbon for city culture – the perfect five-night break. Or alternatively, if relaxation is the order of the day, the Algarve’s sandy beaches are perfect for a one or two week holiday.

July – Canada: ‘Fall’ for Toronto: The twin allure of Toronto and Niagara Falls is just one of countless holiday options available in Canada. Niagara Falls has accessible excursions that include a boat ride and a visit to a local winery.  Meanwhile, the rest of the country is easily explored on a self-drive trip.

photo by Scott Webb. CanBeDone

August – Ireland: tick it off your wish list: Ireland is so easy to get to with flights taking less time than a train between London and Birmingham! Taking the ferry and self-driving is also an option. Choose from Dublin or Cork for a three/four-night city break.

September – Costa Rica: a wildlife wonderland: Direct flights to San Jose make Costa Rica perfect for an accessible wildlife and nature viewing itinerary of nine nights or more. Options include the Arenal volcano region, Manuel Antonio National Park as well as many other excursions.

photo by Matthew Kosloski. CanBeDone

October – Israel: Tel Aviv, Eilat and more: Israel offers an impressive choice of accessible destinations, whether it be relaxing by a beach in Tel Aviv or Eilat, to touring any number of historic cities. Perfect for culture vultures.

November – Dubai: one destination, many options: There are many reasons to visit Dubai not least of which are the sandy beaches, the hot year round climate, the great shopping and exciting theme parks and the excellent selection of direct daily flights.

December – Lanzarote: end the year in sunshine: Part of the Canary Islands situated in the Atlantic, Lanzarote offering a wide range of accessible accommodation for all ages and budgets. From self-catering bungalows to five-star all-inclusive resorts. A truly great destination to escape a British winter.


CAN BE DONE (tel: 020 8907 2400), the UK’s longest established tour operator specialising in holidays for disabled travellers, was set up in 1985 on the core belief that everyone deserves a holiday and that travellers with impaired mobility and health issues should not be restricted in their travel ambitions.

Today CAN BE DONE is a highly experienced travel expert offering the widest selection of disabled access holiday options. All Itineraries are bespoke and range from a few days in the UK through to multi week, multi destination European or long haul holidays across the globe.

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