Great getaways: Stylish Sardinia, Musical Rajasthan, Sicily in September and Indian Ocean escape
Saturday 15 June 2013
Classic Collection has a five-star week in Sardinia this summer. The deal includes half board at the Hotel Le Palme, close to the granite rocks and crystal-clear bays of Porto Cervo, for £1,199pp with transfers and easyJet flights from Gatwick to Olbia on 18 July (classic-collection.co.uk).
Songlines magazine has launched a musical tour of Rajasthan in October. It includes workshops with experts, performances in the desert and a grand finale at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. There are two options: a 15-day itinerary from 8 October for £1,800pp, or a 12-day trip for £1,650pp from 11 October. Both include hotels, meals, sightseeing and transfers, but not flights (songlines.co.uk/music-travel).
Sicily in September
Long Travel has released a range of packages to Sicily that incorporate Ryanair's new route to the south of the Italian island. All the following include a week's accommodation, car hire and Ryanair flights from Stansted to Comiso, in the province of Ragusa, on 18 September. Choose from a stay at boutique hotel Parco Cavalonga for £621pp, B&B; the rural apartment Il Paesino for £477pp, self-catering; or the ancient agriturismo Borgo Alveria for £603pp, B&B (long-travel.co.uk).
Indian Ocean escape
Book ahead for a beach break in the Maldives. Trailfinders is offering a week's stay at the luxurious Coco Palm resort, with breakfast and Sri Lankan Airlines flights from Heathrow via Colombo in October for £1,399pp, including a seaplane transfer over the archipelago (trailfinders.com).
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