Travel Challenge: May half term in Portugal
A family holiday in Portugal
Saturday 16 March 2013
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Prices are for four people in total (two adults, two children), including a week's accommodation and flights from the UK on either Saturday 25 or Sunday 26 May.
Sunvil Discovery: £2,056
With TAP flights from Heathrow to Lisbon on 25 May, car hire and B&B at Aqualuz Troia. "Modern, spacious Aqualuz Troia is on a peninsula flanked by the Atlantic and Sado River estuary. Enjoy dolphin-spotting, kayaking, mountain biking and birdwatching," says Rosanna Melaragni (020-8758 4722; sunvil.co.uk).
With easyJet flights from Gatwick to Faro on 26 May and room only at the Sheraton Pine Cliffs Resort, Algarve. "The Porto Pirata Kids Club is fantastic for children and the hotel's cliff-top position makes for fantastic rugged coastline views," says Dominic Speakman (0800 634 2866; destinology.co.uk).
easyJet Holidays: £1,360
With easyJet flights from Bristol to Faro on 26 May and self-catering at Aparthotel Monica Beach Club in Albufeira. "The Algarve is so family friendly, whether you want a lazy day on the beaches or just to splash around in a waterpark," say Mandy Round (0843 104 1000; easyjet.com/holidays).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 Engineer pictured fixing plane's engine with 'duct tape' by concerned EasyJet passenger
- 2 Two-year-old says goodbye to bin man best friend
- 4 There is something wrong but very right about this Bible illustration
- 5 Remove smartphones from the hands of under-18s and maybe they will grow up to be less dumb
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
£15000 - £20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The fastest growing fitness cha...
£35-40k (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Marketing Communicati...
£23K: Guru Careers: We're seeking an experienced Membership Administrator, to ...
£32K: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Dining Room Head Chef to work for one of ...