Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Late Bank Holiday Escape; You Want Your Sunshine Guaranteed over the Long Weekend and School Half-Term? Best Play It Safe and Head off Abroad

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Late Bank Holiday Escape; You Want Your Sunshine Guaranteed over the Long Weekend and School Half-Term? Best Play It Safe and Head off Abroad

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Byline: MARJORIE YUE

l Lounge in Lanzarote on a seven-night break in Playa Blanca with Bonaventure (020 8780 1311), staying at the four-star Lanzarote Princess hotel for [pound]594 per person half-board, including return flights from Stansted. Departs tomorrow.

* Take an evening flight on Friday and get an early start on a seven-night break to Tolon on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece with Club Pavilion (0870 241 0427); the package at the three-star Flisvos Royal Hotel costs [pound]349 pp (two sharing) B&B, including flights from Heathrow, transfers and non-motorised watersports.

* Depart Saturday for a week's self-catering in the Loire Atlantic or Brittany for [pound]279 pp (based on five sharing), including Dover-Calais Channel crossing.

Activities (at extra cost) either on site or close by, include watersports, tennis and golf. To book call Leisure Direction on 020 8324 3030.

* Cruise the Nile for seven nights on board the luxurious four-star Viking 1 with Discover Egypt (020 7407 2112) for [pound]499 per person, including all meals, 10 excursions and return flights from Gatwick.

Departs bank holiday Monday.

* Hey presto - Magic of Portugal (08700 270450) has a seven-night break on the Algarve. Stay in the countryside seclusion of Villa do Altinho apartments, a 10-minute walk through olive groves to the sea, six kilometres from Carvoeiro, for [pound]379 pp, including car hire and return flights from Gatwick. Departing this Friday.

* Take a three-night self-drive break to the Kempense Meren Sunparks centre in Belgium with Motours (01892 686666) for [pound]383 for a family of four, including Dover-Calais ferry crossing.

Departs this Friday.

Facilities include a huge indoor swimming complex, tennis, football, squash, plus a lake for sailing and windsurfing, a fitness and beauty centre, and a choice of eight restaurants and cafes.

* Cosmos (0870 908 4299) has seven nights on Ibiza in two-star accommodation room-only in San Antonio, to be allocated on arrival, for [pound]199 pp (based on twin-share) departing Sunday; cost includes Monarch flights from Gatwick and transfers. …

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