Whether you looking to beat the school vacation crowds and get a great summer holiday deal or just treat yourself with a spot of luxury travel a little sooner this year, June is a very good time to be on the look out for bargains on luxury retreats and hotels. Here are the three hottest – and coolest! – destinations in the world for luxury travel in June 2010, where the sun will shine but the beaches won’t be packed.

1. Turkey

The stunning Aegean coastline in Turkey is a great place to kick back and relax under a blue sky throughout June. With temperatures averaging 30 degrees Celsius during the day time, the weather is just right this month for sunbathing and not too hot if you want to explore the country’s more cultural side or be active.

There are resorts and hotels all along the coast with spas, swimming pools and excellent restaurants – simply take your pick as the prices will be much lower than in July and August! Top activities include diving and snorkeling in the clear water, along with family fun such as water parks, banana boats and jet skis.

2. The Caribbean

The summer season technically ends in May here and so when June comes around, there are some real bargains to be found at the best luxury hotels which might usually be out of your price range. The climate is still great for a beach orientated holiday, though, so you need not worry about June being too late for the sunshine – even if you are just in time for a good price.

St Lucia is always a popular choice and this laid-back island has everything a jet set holiday in the Caribbean promises, from luxurious villa hotels to fresh food and great diving.

3. Cape Verde

This out of the way destination in North Africa is now becoming a trendy beach holiday destination and down here you’re guaranteed the sort of lovely sunshine that can’t always be found in Europe during June. Combining great beaches, affordable prices and the exotic flavor (and wildlife!) of Africa, Cape Verde is a new and very cool choice for 2010.

And there is no shortage of luxury hotels here, too – you can find chic places both on the edge of the game reserves and the sand dunes. Hit the coast one day and then head inland the next to enjoy a safari drive or some hiking in the vast open countryside.