We’ve had a long, glorious summer but we’re now starting to head towards the cooler weather and shorter days of autumn – which is a great time to grab some sun with our fantastic holiday bargains.
You can make that summer feeling last a little bit longer with this week’s great offers, including All Inclusive 4* getaways to Jamaica and Cuba. If you’re looking for some sunshine warmth a bit closer to home, take a look at our deals for Spain, Portugal and the beautiful island of Crete.
Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Lying close to Dunn’s River falls and only a 10-minute drive from Ocho Rios town centre this All Inclusive 4* resort has a backdrop of lush rainforest and lies right on the shoreline – so you’re only a few short steps from the sandy beach. A large resort hotel of 856 modern, comfortable rooms, it also has a Deluxe Wing with split-level suites with ocean views.
You’ll find two large swimming pools with whirlpool baths and swim-up bars to enjoy, a children’s pool and a poolside bar and restaurant. The hotel offers several gourmet dining options, including a Mandalay Asian buffet restaurant, a steakhouse and the Piccola Italia restaurant. There’s a wide selection of day activities to get involved in, such as windsurfing, volleyball and snorkelling and in the evenings you can relax in one of several bars, or dance the night away at the Pacha Disco.
Clubhotel Riu Ocho Rios
Ocho Rios, Caribbean, Jamaica
Grand Memories Varadero, Cuba
Make the most of your All Inclusive deal at this large, 1110 room 4* resort hotel located right on the beachfront. All rooms come with a balcony or terrace, so you can sit outside and enjoy wonderful sea or pool views. You can also take a trip to the shops and markets of Varadero which is just a short bus ride away.
You’ll find seven restaurants to choose from during your stay, including two buffet style ones you can stop off at throughout the day. There are three pools, one for the kids and two for adults which both have swim-up bars for snacks and drinks. Unwind with a relaxing spa treatment, or venture out on the calm sea on a pedalo. In the evenings, enjoy a stroll along the beach, take in one of the a la carte restaurants or stay up late at the hotel nightclub.
Grand Memories Varadero
Varadero, Caribbean, Cuba
Belvedere Hotel, Salou, Spain
Take time out to soak up the sun, swim and enjoy a drink and a snack at the poolside bar at this fantastic resort hotel. The centre of Salou with its sandy beach and selection of lively bars, shops and restaurants is just a 10-minute stroll away, and Spain’s top theme park PortAventura is also close by.
Lie back and unwind under a parasol as you enjoy your Half Board package, including an international selection of meal choices at the buffet style restaurant. Between sunbathing, take advantage of the facilities here and really unwind with a sauna or a Turkish bath. In the evenings you can head for the friendly buzz of the hotel bar. It hosts a programme of live shows for you to enjoy, and you can have fun trying your luck at the nightly bingo sessions.
Salou, Costa Dorada, Spain
Vitors Plaze, Algarve, Portugal
Enjoy flexibility on your holiday at this Self Catering apartment complex which is ideal for relaxed family holidays. It’s got a big open-air swimming pool to lounge by, a smaller indoor pool with whirlpool bath to relax in and a good sized garden. If you feel like going down to the sea you can take the complimentary bus shuttle directly to two sandy beaches, which takes just five minutes.
The apartments are modern and comfortable with kitchenettes where you can prepare your own meals and snacks. There’s also an on-site restaurant which serves breakfast and evening meals and a snack bar for nibbles and drinks. During the day you and the kids can have fun at activities such as mini-golf or volley ball or visit the bowling alley. For some evening fun, head to the lively bar for a drink and a chat and enjoy some live entertainment.
Praia Do Vau, Algarve, Portugal
Bellos Apartments and Studios, Hersonissos, Crete
Take a deep relaxing breath in this tranquil location and stroll along winding paths dotted with palm trees and cactus plants. This pretty Self Catering apartment block lies only 15 minutes walk from the centre of Hersonissos town centre which has a beach, shops, bars and restaurants.
You’ll find a restaurant on-site serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals as well as a handy snack bar to keep you going throughout the day. Cool down and have a swim in the main swimming pool, or grab a sunlounger and have a drink at the poolside bar. For the kids, head for the on-site waterpark with slides and a children’s pool. There’s plenty to enjoy after sundown too with barbeque nights and a bar which hosts cocktail nights and a weekly singalong karaoke night.
Bellos Apartments and Studios
Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
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