Now... St Mawes Retreats in Cornwall has four new self-catering houses available for week-long stays in March. Prices start at £549 for the Shellseekers cottage, which sleeps four, and rises to £1,800 for Moonrakers, which sleeps 12.

Soon... On 29 April, Sunvil has a week's self-catering at the Ammos Bay Studios in Corfu for £561pp. The apartments in Aghios Gordis, have access to a shared pool and beach. Flights from Gatwick are also included with transfers.

Later... On 19 May, Cresta has a seven-night sojourn in Sardinia for £649pp. Accommodation is at the Park Hotel & Spa Cala di Lepre, on the north-east coast near Olbia, with half board and easyJet flights departing Gatwick.