Southern Europe and the Balkans are beckoning. From Italy down to Malta the sea’s warming up and the beaches are calling – all you have to do is grab one of this week’s deals and head out to enjoy your break. Cyprus, Croatia and Portugal are just a few of the destinations where you’ll find you can unwind, have a cocktail or two and still have some change in your wallet. All that’s left to do is enjoy.
Colina Da Lapa Apartments, Portugal
7 nights, Self Catering, from London Luton
The facilities surrounding the Colina Da Lapa apartments shouldn’t be underestimated. Golf enthusiasts will love the fact that so many of the Algarve’s greatest greens are on the apartments’ doorstep. In the immediate vicinity you’ll be able to lounge around the pool, try your hand at a game of table tennis or simply enjoy stretching out on the free sunbeds.
This stylish apartment complex will tempt you to unwind in comfort, venture down to the on-site restaurant and then back to the pool for further relaxation. Swings, a play area and tennis courts also comprise the Colina Da Lapa apartments.
Capri Hotel, Sorrento, Italy
7 nights, Bed and Breakfast, from Manchester
When you think of Capri you think of elegance and style, and a stay at the Capri Hotel will certainly have you feeling pampered. With its immaculate decor, its pool and its restaurant, as well as its commanding position on the Corso Italia, a holiday at the Capri Hotel will place you right at the heart of Sorrento life.
Within a close proximity of Marina Grande as well as the shops and restaurants nearby, Capri Hotel is a great destination for anyone seeking a getaway from the UK.
Sorrento, Neapolitan Riviera, Italy
Pical Hotel, Porec, Croatia
7 nights, Half Board, from Birmingham
Close by to the forest, right next door to a beach and only 30 minutes away from the historic coastal town of Porec, Pical Hotel is chock full of amenities to keep the most demanding of guests amused. Complimentary morning exercise classes and access to saunas and massage suites are just a few of the goodies on offer to hotel visitors.
The Pical Hotel really knows how to pamper its guests. Those opting for Half Board can get in the mood by reading about both a la carte and buffet catering on offer at the hotel. Not to mention the themed dinners that are also a restaurant feature. Look out for the mini golf as well as the swimming pool. You’ll even be treated to live music from the hotel terrace. Those celebrating a 25th or 50th wedding anniversary or a birthday will be presented by a choice of flowers, wine, cake or fruit upon arrival.
Porec, Istrian Riviera, Croatia
Kissos Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus
7 nights, Half Board from Glasgow
Families looking for an idyllic getaway before the tourist season ramps up will enjoy their stay at the Kissos Hotel. With three golf courses and horse riding opportunities as well as a fantastic choice of watersports in the nearby Paphos, Kissos Hotel has all the first-class amenities guests are looking for. This is an excellent choice for those looking for a break.
In fact, thalso has a fitness room, aqua aerobics and a choice of two outdoor pools and an indoor pool. Team that with quick access to Paphos beach and you’ll soon find there’s plenty to do here. Take a trip on a speed boat or go shopping – enjoyment is the name of the game in Cyprus.
Paphos, Paphos Region, Cyprus
7 nights, Bed and Breakfast, from Glasgow
Malta is a fantastic destination at any time of the year, and The Palace is one of the best bases from which to enjoy it. This hotel screams style – from its magnificent views across Sliema to its stunning rooftop pool as well as its gourmet restaurant. This is a place to savour.
With its casinos, clubs and huge variety of entertainment options, the combination of the city of Sliema together with a first-rate hotel could be exactly what the holiday doctor ordered. For the ultimate in chic sophistication combined with excitement and fun, a stay at The Palace is a fabulous place to take a well-earned break.