Great getaways: Easter in the Alps, seductive south India, Ionian escape and Manhattan transfer

Easter in the Alps

The ski season is drawing to a close, but snow is still falling in the Alps. IfYouSki.com is offering the chance to make the most of it at Easter, with a week in the French resort of Méribel for £649 per person, based on two travelling together. The deal includes flights from Gatwick next Saturday 30 March, transfers and full board at the three-star Chalet Chardonnet (ifyouski.com).

Seductive South India

Bask in the tropical warmth of Kerala, where Virgin Holidays Journeys is offering a 10-day tour for £1,495 per person. The trip takes in the coastal town of Cochin, the tea plantations of Munnar, and a houseboat cruise of the backwaters and wildlife in Thekkady. The price includes flights from Heathrow via Dubai departing 14 April, accommodation, transport, and sightseeing (virginholidaysjourneys.co.uk).

Ionian Escape

Make for Marbella ... in Corfu. Destinology has a week at the five-star Marbella Beach hotel on the island's east coast for £443 per person. Set amid olive groves, the hotel has several restaurants and bars plus a sandy beach and three saltwater pools. The deal includes easyJet flights from Luton on 28 April, plus accommodation with breakfast (destinology.co.uk).

Manhattan Transfer

Spend three nights at the Bentley Hotel in midtown Manhattan, then whizz over for an all-inclusive beach break at Breezes Bahamas. The trip is being offered by Hayes and Jarvis for £1,399 per person, including return flights from Heathrow on 18 April, room only in New York, flights from New York to the Bahamas, and a week's all inclusive in the Bahamas (hayesandjarvis.co.uk).

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