Life

Travel News: Connemara, Corfu, London and Titanic indoor camping

Belfast's Titanic Hotel

Summer cruising in Connemara

This summer, explore the beauty of Connemara by boat, and then relax with an overnight stay in a luxurious suite and dinner on one evening at The Lodge at Ashford Castle.

During their stay guests will be invited to join local historian and boat captain Patrick Luskin to enjoy a boat trip around Lough Corrib, featuring anecdotes and treasured tales, before returning to the hotel to relax in the Luskin Suite. From €399 per room, based on two people sharing. See Thelodgeac.com

Sizzling summer sun in Cyprus

If you're still planning a relaxing summer break, Jet2holidays have some great deals to Paphos, on the south-west coast of Cyprus. A seven-night stay at the three-star Hotel Agapinor on a bed and breakfast basis, departing from Belfast International on August 7, is from £499 pp. Price is based on two sharing and includes return transfers. Or a seven-night self-catering break at Coral Bay Paphos, Villa White Daisy, departing from Belfast International on August 28 is from £499. Price is based on six sharing and includes car hire. Jet2holidays.com

Rock up to new London hotel

Hard Rock has opened it's first hotel in the UK. Hard Rock Hotel London, on the corner of Oxford Street and Park Lane, has memorabilia sprinkled throughout the property, telling the story of London's rich musical history, including a letter written in 1958 by the late Buddy Holly and Freddie Mercury's Kirkwood piano. To get in the groove, guests can make music on a Crosley turntable or reserve a Fender guitar from the front desk and strum along to the in-room video lessons. This summer, stay five nights and receive free breakfast and a complimentary two-day London Pass. Hardrockhotels.com/london

Family camping trip with a twist

Pack the kids in the car and head to Belfast with the Titanic Hotel's glamping-themed Ti-TENT-ic Family Experience. The hotel will supply the tent, complete with sweet treats, an activity pack and sailors hats as well as milk and cookies and a bedtime story. Also included in this package is a family pass to the Titanic Museum Belfast, breakfast and a 24-hour parking space. Prices start at £269, based on two adults and two children (two children up to the age of six sharing one tent in an adult's room). Titanichotelbelfast.com

:: All prices and availability correct at the time of issue.

Enjoy reading the Irish News?

Subscribe now to get full access

Life

Today's horoscope

Horoscope


See a different horoscope: