RTÉ Travel's Ed Leahy rounds up the best late deals and holiday offers.
Blarney Hotel Golf & Spa Resort Family Offer
The four-star Blarney Hotel Golf and Spa Resort offers beautifully appointed lodges perfect for family holidays in Co Cork. Blarney is just 8km from Cork City, situated amidst stunning woodland countryside, an ideal base to tour the many visitor attractions in the area which include Fota Wildlife Park, Blarney Castle and the world famous Blarney Stone.
Enjoy a Family Retreat for an all-inclusive price from only €259 for 2 Adults and 2 Kids in a luxury Bedroom Golf Lodge for 2 nights.
This offer includes a superb buffet breakfast and dinner on each night. Mum and Dad can tee off to their hearts content whilst the kids avail of the free Kids Club & Playground, free Go-Karting, WiFi, movie nights and much more.
Guests can enjoy full use of the hotel facilities which include: leisure centre including swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, gymnasium & kiddies' pool.
For more information, visit: www.blarneyresort.com or call: (021) 438 4477.
Campus Holidays at University of Limerick
University of Limerick has launched its new 'Campus Holidays' offer, an exciting on-campus holiday experience designed for families or groups from four to six people. In addition to spacious apartments in one of UL's charming residential villages, guests can avail of the campus' many facilities and attractions including The Arena Sports Centre, Ireland's largest indoor sporting complex, local flora and fauna trails, art collections, on-site dining, concerts and events.
Book your Campus Holiday to arrive between August 1–18
7-night self-catering for a family/group of 4 - €499
7-night self-catering for a family/group of 5 - €525
7-night self-catering for a family/group of 6 - €550
For more information, visit: www.campusholidays.ie.
August Deals to the Sunny Adriatic Coast
The Croatian Riviera is the perfect destination for a relaxing summer holiday and is guaranteed to be rich in sunshine and completely rain-free. Croatia is also perfect for those looking for a cultural city break or those looking for a lazy beach holiday.
Grab a deal today with Concorde Travel, from just €499 per person.
Departures on the August 7, 14, 21 and from Dublin & August 14 and 21 from Ireland West Airport Knock for 7 nights.
Stay at the 3* Old Town Antuninska Apartments in Dubrovnik, on a self-catering basis, 4 sharing 1 bed apartment, was €630pp, now from €499pp
Stay at the 4* Hotel Alga in Tucepi (Makarska Riviera), on a B&B basis, was €1,020pp, now from €699pp
Stay at the 5* Croatia Hotel, in Cavtat, on a B&B basis, was €1,074pp now from €899pp
For more information, visit: www.concordetravel.ie or call (01) 775 9300.
Direct Holidays Sunshine Offers
7 nights in Ibiza from €859 per person
Staying in the 3* Caribe Hotel in Es Cana, half-board basis.
Departing August – ex Dublin
7 nights in Salou from €539 per person
Staying in the 3* California Apartments in Costa Dorada, half-board basis.
Departing August 12 – ex Dublin
For more information, call: (01) 514 0341 or visit: www.directholidays.ie.
Machu Picchu Offer from Nuevo Mundo
Machu Picchu, a defining part of the Inca civilisation, has been named Traveller's Choice for the 'Top Landmark in the World' by TripAdvisor. Located in the beautiful Andes of Peru, Machu Picchu is often referred to as 'The Lost City of Incas.' Since its rediscovery by Hiram Bingham in 1908, it has become a Mecca for those seeking adventure and awe-inspiring scenery.
Peru Packages start from €1,985pps + air taxes and include:
4 nights in a Cusco boutique hotel, full day trip to Sacred Valley and a one night stay in a local hotel, 2-day Machu Picchu experience, which includes return train service, a guided tour, lunch and a second dawn entrance, international return flights from Dublin, internal flights to and from Cusco and return airport transfers.
For more information, visit: www.nuevomundo.ie.
Sunway's September Offers to Dubai
Souks, dune safaris, Arabian dhows, the world's first 7* Hotel, skiing, shopping & fine cuisine - Dubai has these and so much more on offer.
Latest offers from Sunway
3* Arabian Park Hotel from €575pp
4 nights Room Only
5* Jebel Ali Hotel from €845 pp
4 nights B&B
4*+ Habtoor Grand Beach Resort from €870pp
4 nights B&B
5* Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort from €960 pp
4 nights B&B
Prices are per person sharing including flights, accommodation taxes and charges. Valid for travel in September 2013. Book by 31July'13.
For more information, visit: www.sunway.ie or call (01) 288 6828.
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