Mauritius: Since 2016, lastminute.com has seen Christmas bookings to Mauritius arise a whopping 65%.
Yuletide defectors can suffer lazing on a beaches and hiking a alpine interior in hunt of drifting foxes.
A week, room only, during a four-star Le Suffren Hotel Marina including lapse flights from Stansted on Dec 19 is £1,159.
Sri Lanka: Although Christmas Day is a open holiday for everybody here, usually 7% of a nation is Christian so normal festivities are few and distant between.
Instead spend Christmas whale examination on a south coast, acid for leopards on safari, picking tea during a towering stations or climbing a towering during sunrise.
Stay 8 nights during a four-star Ozo Colombo on a room usually basis, vacating Gatwick on Dec 20 for £939.