6nts, FIVE-STAR JUMEIRAH, TURKEY, FROM £1,105 PP – TWO FREE NIGHTS: DialAFlight (0844 556 6060, offers six nights for the price of four at the brand-new Jumeirah Bodrum Palace (pictured – opening 1 May), on Torba bay on the Bodrum Peninsula, overlooking the calming waters of the azure Aegean Sea. Be one of the first to experience the exclusive all suite and villa hotel, which blends luxury, seclusion and fine dining. A seven-night stay costs from £1,105 pp (two sharing) including breakfast and flights (Gatwick). Valid for departures 1 June to 24 June. Book by 30 April.



2nts, SPRING SOJOURN, DORSET, FROM £144 PP – SAVE 20%: The Alexandra (01297 442 010, in Lyme Regis offers 20% savings until 30 April. Spring has sprung in the pretty coastal town and the cliff-top hotel is perfectly placed for strolls along the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast and the pretty daffodil-lined path by the River Lim. A two-night stay with breakfast costs from £288 per room / £144 pp (two sharing). Valid Sun to Thurs only.


7nts, POOL HOUSE IN CORNWALL, £113 PP – SAVE 20%: Classic Cottages (01326 555 555, has special offers in Cornwall in May, including a 20% saving on The Pool House (sleeps three), an indoor swimming pool converted into an open-plan contemporary retreat. Set in private woodland near Marazion in far-west Cornwall, you’ve secluded beach spots a short drive away. A week’s stay arriving Friday 1 or 8 May now costs from £113 pp (£339 total – was £423).




4 or 7nts, ITALY’S AMALFI COAST IN APRIL & MAY – FROM £625 PP: Voyages Jules Verne (0845 166 7035, offers relaxing short breaks and week-long stays on Italy’s alluring Neapolitan Riviera. Amalfi, Pompeii & Sorrento costs from £625 pp (two sharing) including BA flights (Gatwick), transfers, four nights’ B&B in central Sorrento, excursions and the services of local representatives. Seven nights cost from £775 pp. Departures throughout April & May.


4nts, CHIC CASCAIS BECKONS FROM £845 PP –SAVE £145 PP: Kirker Holidays (020 7593 2283, offers four nights for the price of three at the four-star superior Albatroz, built as a Duke’s palace in 1873 and offering an enviable location between Cascais’s two beautiful, sandy beaches. The price is from £845 pp (two sharing) including flights (Heathrow), private car transfers, B&B, Kirker Guide Notes and Concierge Service. Valid on stays until 31 May.




7nts, WATERCOLOURS AL FRESCO, TUSCANY – £1,345 PP: The Watermill at Posara (020 7193 6246, in Tuscany still has spaces on Doranne Alden’s Watercolours course. Budding artists will receive expert tips on painting with passion and personality in the glorious Italian countryside. Watercolours (9-16 May) costs from £1,345 pp (two sharing) including transfers (Pisa), tuition, seven nights’ full board, aperitifs, local travel and an excursion.  Flights extra.