Sri Lanka with
Visit the jewel of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, and enjoy the beautiful ancient landmarks and idyllic beaches. GoHop's Circle Sri Lanka tour takes you trekking through lush tea plantations, and you can also indulge in seafood feasts and swim in the calm, clear waters of Mirissa beach on this unique travel experience. It costs from €1,820pp and includes return flights, 15-day tour, accommodation, taxes and charges. This offer is available in June and July. Visit for more details. 

Go Malta 
Concorde Travel is offering a one-week stay from July 24 at the four-star Dolmen Resort Hotel & Spa, Qawra, B/B, for €799pp. Alternatively, you can stay one week at the three-star Bayview Hotel, Sliema on a B/B basis from July 31 for €659pp. Prices include flights, accommodation, taxes and transfers.
With Belleair you can stay at the Qawra Palace Hotel for €203pp, the Maritim Antonine Hotel, Mellieha for €264pp or the Cavalieri Hotel, St Julians for €447pp. Prices are based on two people sharing, B/B, for seven nights in mid-July and excludes flights. Return airport transfers are €23pp.
Mercury Direct/Sunspot Tours is offering weeklong stays departing July 17. You can stay at the Bugibba Hotel, Bugibba on a B&B basis from €489pp. Alternatively, you can stay a week, all-inclusive, from €615pp at the four-star Canifor Hotel, Qawra. Prices include flights, accommodation, taxes and transfers.

Visit: for further information and details of events that will be taking place this summer.

Two Centre Holidays with Sunway 
Sunway Worldwide has two centre options from €1309, but you must book by June20  2014 and travel February/March 2015

Malaysia & Bali from €1,309
3* Capitol Hotel, Kuala Lumpur 3 nights, room only
4* Nusa Dua Beach Hotel Bali for 7 nights, B&B
Las Vegas & Cancun from €1889
3* Stratoshere Hotel 4 nights, room only
5* Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun 7 nights, all-inclusive 
Price per person includes: flights, taxes, charges and accommodation.

Visit or phone Sunway on (01) 288 6828

Staycation Ideas 

The Twelve Hotel, Barna
The Twelve, in Barna, has a family Summer Special package for €539 per family. This includes 2 nights in a family suite; full cooked-to-order breakfasts each morning; a fun family dinner in the Pins Bistro on an evening of your choice plus a pizza masterclass for all the family with the Pizza Dozzina chefs. The package also includes a family pass to one of a selection of great local attractions, so you might choose to take the scenic drive into Connemara and enjoy Brigit's Garden in Moycullen or Kylemore Abbey and Gardens or Dan O'Hara's Farmhouse & Heritage Centre. You may also consider visiting the National Aquarium of Ireland in Salthill. Finally, the whole family can enjoy a third night at the special rate of only €140 bed & breakfast.
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Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, Meath
During June, July and August, a midweek break (Sunday to Thursday inclusive) in Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, costs €129 for a 2-night stay or €180 for a 3-night stay. Prices are per person sharing, and include a set dinner menu every night in Dunboyne Castle Hotel's Ivy Restaurant, where chef John Nagle creates innovative, seasonal menus based on ingredients from the abundance of local producers and the coastline on the doorstep. A stylish blend of restored Georgian house and new contemporary wings in a sophisticated modern style, Dunboyne Castle Hotel is also home to the gorgeous Seoid Spa, with its thermal suite, hydrotherapy and bubbling outdoor hot tub. Two and 3-night packages are also available for single occupancy, at €240 and €298 respectively. For more:

Deirdre Mullins

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