Travel News: Salou, Wexford, Giant's Causeway and winter sun walks

Shaolin Masters Master Zheng and Master Jinlei Wang are holding a three-month residency at Monart Destination Spa in Wexford
Shaolin Masters Master Zheng and Master Jinlei Wang are holding a three-month residency at Monart Destination Spa in Wexford

Spanish theme park and cruise ship deal

Royal Caribbean is offering a 10-night cruise featuring stays in Salou and other destinations in the western Mediterranean, with flights from Dublin included in the package. Enjoy three fun-packed nights at PortAventura’s Gold River hotel, with unlimited access to PortAventura theme park, then set sail for seven nights on Allure of the Seas, sailing round-trip from Barcelona on May 10 2020, with stops in Palma De Mallorca, Marseille, Florence/Pisa, Rome and Naples. Prices start at £1,599 per person based on two people sharing an interior stateroom and flying from Dublin. See

Take a winter walk in Andalusia or Portugal

Don't pack away your walking shoes just yet, the walking experts have a selection of fantastic-sounding winter sun escapes for walkers. These include Camino de Santiago trails in Southern Spain and Southern Portugal. Walk from Seville, across the Andalusian countryside, over seven days. Price: From €604 per person sharing, including accommodation, luggage transfers and holiday pack with route information and pilgrim passports. Other great options include the Camino Mozárabe from Granada to Cordoba (10 days); and the Camino to Fátima in Portugal from the coastal resort of Estoril Cascais to Fatima's Basilica (10 days). Booking and info at

Kick back with Shaolin masters

This autumn two Masters of Shaolin from Henan Province, China, are set to host a residency in Monart Destination Spa in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Running until December 7, Master Zhang and Master Jiang will teach and carry out performances of Shaolin life and Chinese culture including group classes in meditation and movement skills designed to reduce stress, enhance health, improve breathing, release tension and harmonise the link between body and mind. The masters will also offer Shaolin Warrior massage treatments, which were reputedly created in ancient times in order to keep the muscles and body healthy.

Autumn offer in Causeway Hotel

The three-star Causeway Hotel is located close to Unesco World Heritage Site the Giant’s Causeway, providing an ideal base from which to explore Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast. This autumn, enjoy one night bed and breakfast from £99 per room per night.To book call 028 2073 1210. This offer is available until November 15.

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