Marian Finucane Saturday 1 September 2018
Paradise on a Budget
Marian is joined by Sarah Slattery from the TravelExpert.ie who talks about going to paradise on a budget.
1. Miami Stay & Bahamas Cruise
All Flights Included
3 NIGHTS 3* Miami Beach Resort and Spa
4 NIGHTS Bahamas cruise onboard Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of The Seas
Meals included on cruise.
Travelling November 2018 - Based on 2 Sharing includes return flights Dublin-London-Miami but you can fly direct to Miami with Aer Lingus – supplement €150.
2. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
All flights and transfers included
Travel in November but reductions apply across all dates if booked by 30th September.
This is one of the best adult-only, all-inclusive hotels in Cancun. Price includes all à la carte meals & premium drinks, gratuities, mini bar replenished daily, suite with four-poster bed & Jacuzzi.
Secrets is part of the AM Resorts Group who own Now Resorts, Dreams, Breathless, Secrets and Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts, have up to 50% off – for Summer 2019. The lead in rooms won’t have 50% off but for those planning a honeymoon or thinking of treating yourself to a luxury suite – you can save a 50% off the room rate
3. Sri Lanka
Club Hotel Dolphin
Flights & airport transfers included
Great value all Inclusive beach resort with all meals, drinks included.
€1109 Oct – Dec
I suggest booking a beach week but adding on at least 4 / 5 days in the cultural centre. This can be done with Tropical Sky at the time of booking or directly with a tour company locally. There are eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites (FYI Ireland has three), thousands of elephants, hundreds of leopards, tea plantations, amazing food and it is so cheap on the ground. The island practically screams adventure. I climbed the 660 foot tall Sigiriya rock fortress (1202 steps ) and felt a great sense of achievement.
9 Nights in the 4* Tijili Seminyak hotel. An upmarket beach resort close to UBUD ( an hour’s drive) which has rainforest, ricefields, wellness, etc. A great two centre option.
Includes flights and transfers, hotel room-only basis.
5. GAdventures – Bangkok, Cambodia & Vietnam
Bangkok / Cambodia & Vietnam tour
27th Sept – 10 nights guided tour.
€1265pp, based on 2 sharing. You can travel alone and pay no single supplement but you may end up sharing with someone of the same sex. Typically this deal is for 18-30 somethings, but G Adventures have lots of similar options that are open to all ages.
6. CUBA – Havana & Varadero
2 Nights Havana room only & 5 Nights All Inclusive Varadero
4 Star hotels
From €1229pp 27th Sept
I would suggest adding on a few days to explore the island.
Sunway - sunway.ie
Great website for weather in Asia - selectiveasia.com
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