Travel News: Jamaica, Portugal, Warrenpoint and ski offers

Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee

Jenny has worked at The Irish News since 2000, focusing on arts, entertainment, celebrity interviews, human interest stories, parenting and health.

Couples Resorts private island wedding in Jamaica
Couples Resorts private island wedding in Jamaica Couples Resorts private island wedding in Jamaica

:: March on the ski slopes

ENJOY sun and skiing this March in the Alps, Pyrenees or Italian slopes with these spring offers from Crystal Ski. Seven nights at the three-star Les Gemeaux Apartments, La Plagne, departing Dublin on March 21, on a self-catering basis from €339pps. Seven nights at the three-star Hotel Palarine, Arinsal, Andorra, departing Dublin on March 1, on a half-board basis from €415pps or seven nights at the three-star Olympic Village Apartments, Sestriere, departing Dublin on March 8, on a self-catering basis from €359pps.

:: Plan your Jamaican wedding

FROM a romantic elopement to a fairy-tale wedding, from beach ceremonies to private island receptions, Couples Resorts, in Jamaica, has a range of new wedding packages to cater for your special day. The sunset wedding package for up to 20 guests lets you say "I do", enhanced by the pink, purple and golden hues of the Caribbean sunset as your backdrop. Their private island package, takes you and up to 40 guests to Couples Tower Isle's exclusive private island, where you can enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and wedding cake.

:: Warrenpoint hotel break

ESCAPE and enjoy an overnight stay at the Whistledown Hotel. Warrenpoint, from £75pp. This offer includes bed and breakfast for two people, a drink each on arrival, chocolates in the room and a two course evening meal in their Bistro Restaurant. Amidst this breath-taking coastal beauty, guests at the hotel can explore the wider area including the Mourne Mountain Region, visiting the Silent Valley, The Fairy Glen, Kilbroney Forest Park and much more. To book call 028 4175 4174 (subject to availability). Offer available until March 31.

:: Estoril and the Lisbon coast tour

SAVE £100pp on a seven-night tour of Estoril and the Lisbon coast with Travel Department on March 12, with coach transfer to and from Belfast (Chichester Street) to Dublin Airport included. Based in the coastal town of Estoril, you take guided tours of nearby Lisbon, visit the hilltop town of Sintra, famed for its fairytale castle and palaces, as well as medieval Óbidos and the traditional fishing village of Nazaré, set on a coastline of rugged dunes and sandy beaches. Was £849pp, now £749pp. Price includes flights, 4 star HB accommodation, excursions with a local guide and transfers., or telephone 020 7099 9665.

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