Great getaways: Night at museum in Amsterdam, Pacific escape to Maui, twi-centre Bali and a grand Indian eadventure
Saturday 18 January 2014
Night at the museum
The Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam's former Sweelinck Conservatory of Music has a "museum package" reflecting the recent revival of the city's cultural institutions. The two-night B&B stay includes a deluxe room, tickets to the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk or Van Gogh Museum, and an Old Masters afternoon tea. The price of £295pp is based on two sharing (conservatoriumhotel.com).
Bon Voyage has a 10-night escape to the Hawaiian island of Maui for £1,725pp, with United flights from Heathrow via Los Angeles and rental of a convertible car. The price applies for departures in February and March, including Valentine's Day. Accommodation with breakfast is at the What a Wonderful World hotel, near Kamaole Beach (bon-voyage.co.uk).
Western & Oriental has a twin-centre trip that combines two magical destinations in Bali for £1,299pp. It starts with three nights at Giri Luxury Tent camp, off the beaten track on the slopes of Mt Batukaru, then moves on for six nights to Menjangan Island, for a stay at the Menjangan Resort. Breakfast and transfers included, along with Singapore Airlines flights from Heathrow or Manchester from 25 April to 15 June (westernoriental.com).
Grand Indian adventure
Until Thursday, Explore is offering discounts on guided group tours to India. Examples include the 12-day "Kerala Backwaters" trip, which spends time crusing the state's waterways by houseboat and searching for wildlife in Periyar National Park, for £1,291pp, flights included (explore.co.uk).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
Students heading off to 'charity challenge' grounded at Gatwick after travel firm goes bust
Harder, better, faster, longer: The best rollercoasters in the world
Hotel India: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace leaves its darker days behind
Travel Photo of the Year 2014 competition: Win a trip to Africa!
The 10 Best hiking boots
- 3 Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage
- 5 Terror threat level raised to severe as PM warns Isis risk could last for decades
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
- < Previous
- Next >
£30 - 35k + Uncapped Comission (£70k Y1 OTE): Guru Careers: A Business Develop...
£18k + Uncapped Commission (£60k Y1 OTE): Guru Careers: A Graduate Sales Exe...
£25 - 60k (DOE): Guru Careers: A Web Developer / Software Developer is needed ...
£6000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package: Harrington Starr: Oracle 11...