Travel Deals: From great apes in Africa to Easter in Cornwall
Where to go and what to do
Wednesday 16 April 2014
Get me out of here...
Now... An Easter escape in Cornwall
This weekend, the stylish Merchants Manor hotel near Falmouth in Cornwall is offering a three-night B&B break for £240 per room. Based on stays between 17 and 22 April, it's makes an ideal escape for the Easter bank holiday. Call 01326 312734 to book. merchantsmanor.com
Soon... Book a luxury beach break
The island of Langkawi, just off the Malay peninsula, is a good year-round beach destination. Between 11 May and 15 June, Turquoise Holidays has a week at the Four Seasons for £1,690pp with half board and Malaysia Airlines flights from Heathrow. turquoiseholidays.co.uk
Later... Go in search of Africa's great apes
Always wanted to see mountain gorillas in the wild, but put off by the cost? On 30 October, Trailfinders has a 14-day Kenya and Uganda tour for £1,999pp, with chimpanzee tracking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve and a guided mountain gorilla trek. Book by 28 April. trailfinders.com
Deals of the week
Less than £200... Sample some Italian sights
For £169pp, there's a three-night escape to the Italian city of Bologna, famed for its medieval towers. The deal, with Qwerty Travel, includes B&B at the four-star Sav Hotel and Ryanair flights from Stansted, Bristol or Manchester between 1-22 May. qwertytravel.com
Less than £500... Take an active break in Austria
As the snow melts in the Austrian Tyrol, it becomes a summer playground. For £499pp, Inghams has a week in Westendorf village with half-board at the Hotel Jakobwirt, transfers and flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck on 31 May. Packed lunches and free bike hire included. inghams.co.uk
Less than £1,000... Dive into the warm Caribbean
For £850pp, Dive Worldwide has a "Learn to Dive" holiday in Tobago, home to manta rays and hawksbill turtles. Departing on 28 May, it includes flights from Gatwick and B&B at the Toucan Inn, with a four-day Padi Open Water Course, tuition and equipment. diveworldwide.com
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