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Great getaways: Eastern promise in Singapore, family escape to Croatia, Cornish coastal break and luxury Jamaica

Eastern promise

The Hayes & Jarvis spring sale includes a 10-night twin-centre trip which combines the sultry sights of Singapore with the beaches of Bali for £995pp. Departing from Heathrow with Singapore Airlines on 7 June, it includes three nights' room-only at the Miramar Singapore and seven nights' B&B at the Aston Bali Beach Resort & Spa, with connecting flights and transfers (hayesandjarvis.co.uk/sale).

Family Croatia

Over May half-term, Families Worldwide has an active escape to Croatia. Departing from Dubrovnik on 25 May, the "Active Dalmatia" trip includes a stay in a guesthouse on Lopud Island, with activities such as sea kayaking, mountain biking and snorkelling. It costs £499 per child (8-16 years) and £529 per adult, with transfers, a week's B&B, three lunches, three dinners and a tour leader. Flights extra (familiesworldwide.co.uk).

Cornish coast

Tresco in the Isles of Scilly is offering four-night short breaks for £575pp from now until 18 May, including the bank holiday. Accommodation is at the Sea Garden Cottages, set in landscaped gardens, with breakfast, flights from Land's End, transfers and access to the island's spa included. Book through the estate office (01720 422849; tresco.co.uk).

Luxury Jamaica

Virgin Holidays is offering a seven-night stay at one of its VHip Hotels in Jamaica for £1,299pp. Valid for departures from 15-28 April, the package includes private transfers, flights from Gatwick and room-only at the Round Hill Resort in an ocean-view room overlooking Montego Bay (vhiphotels.co.uk).