Travel challenge: Easter in Mallorca
Saturday 29 January 2011
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week in Mallorca at Easter. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together on 16 April for seven nights on the island...
€1,867: Reads Hotel, Santa Maria
Includes accommodation with a space-available upgrade to a suite at the five-star hotel and continental breakfast; full use of the spa; use of mountain and hybrid bikes; a bottle of cava with handmade Easter chocolates on arrival; three dinners in the gourmet Bacchus Restaurant; two lunches or dinners in the Blues Bistro; three days' car hire and airport transfers. Travel to Mallorca is not included. "With stunning gardens, mountain views and its proximity to Palma's Easter celebrations, Reads Hotel offers one of the best spring breaks on Mallorca," says Jane Stanbury of Balearic Discovery (00 34 971 875 395; balearicdiscovery.com).
£385: Caselles Petit, Campanet
Includes rental of this three-bedroom farmhouse withprivate pool and free Wi-Fi. Travel to Mallorca is not included. "Caselles Petit is a traditional, stone-clad property near the village of Campanet and boasts truly beautiful, elevated views of Mallorca's rolling countryside and the Campanet valley. A great option for a truly authentic holiday in Mallorca, this house is full of character with beamed ceilings, oak doors and exposed stone walls," says Heidi Thomas of Mallorca Farmhouses (0845 800 8080; mallorca.co.uk).
£219: Holiday Centre Apartments, Santa Ponsa
Includes return flights from Stansted and self-catering accommodation in a one-bedroom apartment at the Holiday Centre Apartments. "Santa Ponsa is an idyllic Easter retreat. In April, the resort offers a quiet and relaxing break and the Holiday Centre Apartments offer excellent accommodation just minutes from the beach and only two miles from a golf course. The self-catering option also allows couples to explore Santa Ponsa's selection of fantastic bars and restaurants. directline holidays is offering this excellently priced, three-star week away as part of its 40 per cent off sale and is also giving an additional online booking discount on top," says Maria Whiteman of directline holidays(020-8239 3399;directline-holidays.co.uk).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected
It's Italian, but it's definitely not Italy: Stephen Wood visits Lampedusa, an island beyond the map's edge, where North Africa meets Rome and even the sharks are poets
Cycling in America: A revolution on two wheels
Inside Travel: Greece 2015 Q&A - should we cancel our Greek holiday? Are our flights safe? And what will we be spending there?
The 10 Best lightweight luggage
The 10 Best hiking boots
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
£21K: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Front of House Receptionist to provide th...
£24000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: With offices in Manchester, Lon...
Competitive (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a number of Marketi...
£20000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This well established business ...