Latest October Half-term Deals!
October half-term is a great opportunity for families and teachers alike to escape to sunnier climes for some last-minute sunshine and enjoy a break before Christmas. Depending upon where you are in the UK your October half-term dates will typically fall between Weeks: 41, 42 and 43. October can offer relatively low air fares (if booked in advance) as well as less crowded beaches, perfect for those looking to get away for a post-summer holiday.
Taking a look at some of Europe’s best deals during the October school holiday period we have picked out 5 hot deals for you to explore.
Situated on the popular South-west of Gran Canaria is the RCI Gold Crown Anfi Beach Club, a firm favourite amongst families. Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence (2015) Anfi boasts its own Caribbean-style beach as well as an exciting scuba school allowing you to explore the underwater world below. Cool off from the Canary sunshine within the refreshing outdoor swimming pools, let the children run loose with Kids Club and dine ‘til your hearts content at the sumptuous collection of restaurants.
This 2-bedroom deluxe apartment could be yours at the Anfi Beach Club during Week 41 for just £5,500. Picture yourself within the breezy yet luxurious interior of this apartment that enjoys stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean from its private balcony. The comfortable lounge area is ideal for relaxing within after spending hours taking in the beauty of Gran Canaria’s floral displays before serving up tasty meals from the full-kitchen.
Voted the number 2 hotel in the whole of Portugal for families from TripAdvisor and collecting their Travellers Choice Award (2015) is the fantastic Four Seasons Vilamoura. The little ones are sure to enjoy the inclusive Kids Club whilst you spend peaceful afternoons by the two heated outdoor swimming pools. Relax with a rejuvenating spa treatment whilst the Oceanico Pinhal golf-course adjacent to the resort is perfect for golf lovers. The Algarve is blessed with a golden coastline with numerous family-friendly beaches for you to explore, take a look at our blog post on some of the best!
Relish the incredible elegance of the Four Seasons Vilamoura within your own 2-bedroom apartment during Week 43 for just £4,000! Savour the sweeping views of the nearby golf-course from the comfort of your private balcony whilst sipping on a chilled drink of an evening. Soak away the strain of home within the spa tub before retiring to the relaxing surroundings of your open-plan living/dining room. Rustle up delicious meals from the fully-equipped kitchen sharing stories of your day’s adventures and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep within the en-suite master bedroom.
If you’re looking for some last-minute sunshine then the RCI Gold Crown Pestana Village in Madeira is the place for you! Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence (2015) this welcoming resort boasts a heated outdoor swimming pool, soothing spa treatments as well as a relaxing sauna and Jacuzzi. After spending hours lounging by the pool why not visit one of the Pestana Village’s numerous mouth-watering restaurants for a taste of local cuisine.
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to own an elegant 2-bedroom apartment at the Pestana Village during Week 42 for just £5,000! Complete with a fully-equipped kitchen and spacious living area this apartment also features a private balcony with gorgeous sea views. The interior of the apartment has been designed with local furnishings that create a warm, homely feeling for you during your stay.
A firm favourite for those who love the great outdoors is the Interval International Premier resort of Slaley Hall in Hexham, located around 30-minutes from Newcastle city centre. Boasting 2 Championship golf-courses and an International spa for the parents the children are sure to love the quad-biking, paintballing and kayaking opportunities!
Available now is this luxury 4-bedroom lodge yours to own during Week 43. Featuring an open-plan living/dining room perfect for you to relax within after exploring Slaley Hall’s 1000-acre grounds the lodge is also equipped with a well-appointed kitchen. The master bedroom boasts a soothing Jacuzzi bath, ideal for parents seeking some quiet time alone, whilst the large family bathroom comes complete with its own sauna! An added bonus with this lodge is the 4-seater golf-cart that enables you to explore Slaley Hall in comfort.
Nestled on the edge of the famous Loch Lomond is the RCI Gold Crown Cameron House, part of Q Hotels portfolio. Regarded as an Interval International Premier Resort guests have a choice of 2 heated swimming pools, sauna & Jacuzzi as well as squash and tennis courts to enjoy during their holiday. Golf enthusiasts will love the tricky 9-hole Wee Demon golf-course whilst the nearby sister resort, The Carrick, provides a more challenging 18-hole round. Soothe your senses with a spa treatment before settling down to an incredible menu of dining options at the 3 restaurants!
Own a slice of Cameron House for yourself with this luxury 2-bedroom lodge during Week 42 for just £4,000! Offering superb views of Loch Lomond from its private balcony this lodge features 2 en-suite bedrooms as well as its own sauna for relaxing moments in the Scottish Highlands. Ease into your comfortable living/dining room and serve up delicious meals from the well-equipped kitchen.