RTÉ Travel's Ed Leahy rounds up the best late deals and holiday offers.
Experience Opera in Belfast
One of the grandest of the grand operas The Flying Dutchman is a feast for the eyes and the ears, marrying thrilling drama and a gorgeously romantic score. Running in the Grand Opera House, Belfast, on Valentine’s weekend, from February 15–17, the production, with its huge chorus and superb international cast, offers a rare chance to experience the epic scale of Wagnerian opera.
Why not turn your visit into a romantic short break and avail of Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s (NITB) special Valentine’s accommodation offer at the Europa Hotel, Belfast, with one night’s luxury accommodation, full Irish breakfast and a sumptuous dinner with glass of bubbly from £80pps.
For more information, call 1850 230 230 or visit www.discovernorthernireland.com.
February Crystal Ski offers
Crystal Ski have just released a host of offers to Andorra, Italy and France. So if it's a midterm break holiday, or a romantic Valentine's getaway that you're after then Crystal Ski will have something to suit.
Depart on the 10th February from €309pp / 17th February from €349: Stay at the 2* Frontera Blanca, Pas De La Casa, on a self-catering basis
Depart 17th February from €639: Stay at the 3* Hotel Cal Ruiz, Pas De La Casa, on a half-board basis
Depart on 17th February from €429pp: Stay at the 3*Foret Blanche Apartments Resort, Risoul, on a self-catering basis
Depart on 17th February from €549pp: Stay at the 3*Del Viale Hotel Resort, Courmayeur, on a half-board basis
Depart on the 17th February from €459: Stay at the 3* Foret Blanche, Risoul, on a self-catering basis
Packages include: Return flights, airport taxes, transfers & 7 nights accommodation as stated. Travel Insurance, ski lessons, ski/boot hire extra to the price.
For more information, call 01 4331055 or visit www.crystalski.ie.
Concorde Travel 5-Star Radisson Offer to Malta
The 5-star Radisson BLU Resort St Julian's commands panoramic views along the Northern coast of Malta. The hotel, with its distinguished environment and elegant decor, has a wide range of amenities and attractive landscaped gardens from which to enjoy the magnificent views. Facilities include three outdoor swimming pools, two children's pools, a number of restaurants and bars, watersports and two tennis courts.
Guests who are looking for relaxation can enjoy the spa centre which features a heated indoor pool, a jacuzzi, a fully-equipped gym, a sauna, a massage room, and a hairdresser and beauty salon.
Departing on the 22nd February, choose to stay for 3 nights from €399pp or for 7 nights from €549pp.
For more information, visit www.concordetravel.ie or call 01-775 9300.
St Valentine’s Offers from Hastings Hotels
Treat your other half to a romantic Valentine’s Day with Hastings Hotels between Thursday 14th and Saturday 16th February and enjoy a luxurious overnight stay, a romantic dinner for two, glass of bubbly, a full Irish breakfast the next morning and an exclusive Valentine’s duck from only £65pps. Couples have six luxurious hotels to choose from:
Everglades Hotel in Derry from £65pps
Ballygally Castle in Antrim from £70pps
Stormont Hotel in Belfast from £75pps
Europa Hotel in Belfast from £80pps
Slieve Donard Resort and Spa in Newcastle from £85pps
Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast from £110pps
For more information, call +44 48 9047 1066 or visit www.hastingshotels.com.
Classic Resorts Extends Sale until February 5th
Classic Resorts sale offers are currently available until February 5th.
Antigua – stay in the 4* Verandah resort and Spa on an all inclusive basis for 7 nights from €1,129pp
Barbados – stay in the 4* Bougainvilla Beach Resort on a room only basis for 7 nights from €779pp
St Lucia – stay in the 4* Windjammer Landing Resort on an all inclusive basis for 7 nights from €1,225pp.
Mexico – stay in the 4* Grand Xcaret on an all inclusive basis for 7 nights from €769pp.
Cuba – stay in the 4* Iberostar Varadero & 4* Hotel Nacional in Havana on an all inclusive and B&B basis for 10 nights from €1,356pp
For more information, visit www.classicresorts.ie or call 01 874 5000.