To kick start the new year, many of us are looking for our summer get away to a sandy beach with sun, sea and cocktails. For some ideas on where to head to this year, here's our top 10 destinations for 2011... Mexico Whether you're looking for a lazy day around the beach or you want to dance the night away; you can do whichever takes your fancy in Mexico. With beautiful white sandy beaches, fabulous night life and gorgeous food, we're sure you will not be disappointed with your trip. Maldives The Maldives is not just for honeymooners, but for those seeking an exotic and relaxing holiday like no other. The Maldives are know for their breathtaking beaches and clear blue seas. You can be rest assured, that the staff wherever you choose to stay will bend over backwards to make sure you have the holiday of your dreams. Sit back with a cocktail in hand and relax. Turkey Turkey has become a very popular holiday destination for many Britons over the last few years and it's know wonder really when you can fly just a few hours for sunshine, stunning beaches, spas and culture at some bargain prices for the whole family to enjoy. What more could you ask for? Cuba If you visit Cuba this year, you'll be amazed at the paradise beaches and stunning cities full of history, all in the latino party feel which you will get like nowhere else. This largest island in the Caribbean will not leave you feeling disappointed. Egypt Egypt is another very popular holiday destination for Britons. Again, you have a mid-distance flight to a destination which offers all year-round sun, with gorgeous beaches, one of the seven wonders of the world, plus if you're into diving or snorkelling, then you'll love the best diving in the world in The Red Sea. Rhodes This beautiful Greek island is steeped in history for the culture lovers. Rhodes offers a fantastic all rounder holiday with lovely beaches and great night life, perfect for sun-worshipping holiday goers. Thailand Thailand has to offer some of the worlds best beaches, friendly locals and cheap, tastey fresh fish, it's a winner in our books. Whether you want to relax on the sandy beaches, or ride to a temple in Bangkok, Thailand has something to offer everyone and a budget to suit you. Balearic and Canary Islands These Spanish islands have always been popular holiday destinations, at reasonable prices and just a short plane ride away, you have sun, sea, sand and cocktails. Whether you want to party hard in Ibiza or head further north for peace and tranquillity, we're sure you'll love your holiday here. Italy If you have a love for Italian cuisine then what are you waiting for? Head to one of the cities for beautiful architecture steeped in history, or head to the coast for a relaxing time on the beach in the gorgeous hot weather. Fantastic holidays for both couples and families to enjoy. Florida For the ultimate fun-packed, family adventure, it has to be Florida. With the many theme parks from Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios to Bush Gardens you will be spoilt for choice for entertainment. Perhaps you want to spend a week at the theme parks and a week on the beaches? Well why not head down to the Florida keys for a relaxing end to your holiday, or to Miami where you may just walk amongst the stars? A fantastic destination for everyone to enjoy.