EUROPE 2020 – What’s Hot for Summer 2020:
Early indications are that demand for the traditional hotspots in Spain, Portugal, France and Italy to remain strong in 2020. However with new direct flights from the low cost carriers, there are more destinations that ever to choose from.
January/February are peak booking months for the traditional summer sun holiday so demand for our services is very high and we prioritise repeat clients. Please be aware that turnaround time can be 3 -5 days at this time of year because of the volume of enquiries.
We offer a low deposit scheme and phased payments for all summer sun holidays booked in Jan-Feb.
MENORCA: Adventure Activities, Fantastic Food and Sandy ‘Calas’ Await….
Direct flights with Ryanair from Dublin on Tuesday and Saturdays weekly will no doubt invigorate the demand to visit this beautiful family friendly destination. Menorca is a little quieter and more relaxed than its neighbours Majorca and Ibiza. This beautiful island boasts around 46 sandy beaches these sandy bays are also known as “Calas” and has 3 waterparks.
There is so much to do for those looking for a more active holiday from wind surfing, walking, hiking, fishing and much more. Many holiday makers are happy to lie in the sun but for the adventurer there is a world of opportunity on this island. Fresh Seafood is in abundance here and the Islands signature dish is Caldereta de llagosta this is a beautiful lobster stew which was originally prepared by the fishermen on their boats. Full of beautiful restaurants Menorca will cater for all of the family.
PUGLIA: Rich in Culture, Food & Wine and Beautiful Architecture
A new Aer Lingus direct flight to Brindisi creates more opportunity to visit this unspoilt and a true gem destination for those who love Italy. Puglia is at the heel of the Italian boot and has so much to offer; Medieval Castles, impressive churches pristine beaches to amazing seafood restaurants lined up on the seafront.
The capital Bari a vibrant port while Lecce is know as Florence of the South for its baroque architecture. Visit Alberobello and Itria Valley home to the “Trulli” these are stone huts with distinctive conical roofs, see the stunning landscapes and taste the delicious food and wine. With over 800 Kilometers of coastline, Puglia is also a perfect destination for families. There is a wide range of properties to suit any budget or requirement from self catering apartments, villas even all inclusive resorts with a private beach.
Whether you are looking for a biking, walking food and wine tasting even relaxing holiday Puglia has them all. A smart way to discover Italy is a fly drive we can put together a program to allow you enjoy the best destinations with all the flexibility. Trains are also a great way to see what Puglia has to offer.
SARDINIA: Family Friendly Exploration & almost 2000KMs of Coastline
Aer Lingus have introduced a twice weekly service through the summer from Dublin Sunday and Wednesday. Sardinia is a large island in the Mediterranean sea with almost 2000 kilometers of coastline and white sandy beaches these are some of the best beaches you will find in Europe. If you’re looking for coast or country Sardina has it all.
Hike through the ancient village of Tiscali built by the Nuragic Cilivlization in the bronze age on top of Mount Tiscali take in the breathtaking views and admire the ruins of the village. With bluer than blue seas often likened to those in the Caribbean why would you want to travel anywhere else?
Best for families with its 13th century walls cobbled streets and attractive churches, Alghero is an ideal place for a family stroll. A hidden gem here you can admire the nightlife, shopping and the beach. Maria Pia beach is a four kilometer stretch with plenty of room for families to relax and have fun. If you want to get away from it all the charming little village of Santa Maria Navarrese is the ideal spot with lots of history and a port where you can rent a boat and visit the numerous beaches and caves.
RHODES: Popular Destination for Relaxation, Shopping & Fine Dining
Another new Aer Lingus route commencing in May with twice a week ex Dublin flights, duration around 4 and a half hours. Rhodes is the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands known for its beautiful beaches and its ancient ruins. The Island attracts thousands of holiday makers every year and is probably the most visited. The Islands east coast is where you will find most of the sandy beaches and where you will find the popular resorts.
There are a few resorts that will suit families like Rhodes Town, this resort doubles as a beach resort with its small shingle beach and a town full of history. Here you will find the Designer boutiques, more choice of high end dining options and contemporary bars. Ixia this village is a fantastic alternative situated on the northwest coast just a ten minute transfer from the airport. Ixia is a developed holiday location for tourists but still stands out from the better known resorts due to its atmosphere.
For a young and lively resort, Faliraki has great nightlife know for its party atmosphere with plenty of bars and night clubs that stay open until the early hours, during the day you can relax on the blue flag sandy beach or visit the waterpark. There’s also a great choice of water sports, from pedalos to jet Skiing.
Couples or those wanting to escape the tourism and relax will enjoy the resort of Kolymbia. This resort is between Faliraki and Lindos even in the peak summer months there is still a quiet feel to the area. Here the beach is a mixture of sand and pebble away from the beach you will find a small selection of cafés, bars and restaurants.