Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

The Roc Lago Rojo hotel in Torremolinos is currently one of’s best selling hotels and is included in a list of over 55 holidays by the company. 

Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

The hotel is ideal for couples, but also caters for solo travellers (single supplement applies). A full board package (ex-Cork and Shannon) is available from €499 from October.

Holidaymakers can live it up in five-star luxury on an all inclusive basis this summer with Classic Resorts who currently have a Mexican sale with prices from €1,435. There are plenty of resorts to choose from including a selection of adult-only and family-friendly properties with access to some of the best beaches in Mexico. To book, call 01 874 5000 or visit

GoHop has a choice of city breaks out of Dublin between June 25 and August 25. The company offers four nights in Barcelona from €335, three nights in Prague from €331 and four nights in Rome from €315. Travel is from Dublin. Information on

Sunway offers either summer or winter cruises out of Barcelona with prices pitched at a reasonable level. A Western Med cruise sails on August 30 on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas and is priced at €995 for seven nights (flights included). A November 8 Norwegian Epic also includes flights but it priced more reasonably at €595. Visit

Those thinking of French breaks this summer have some new listings to choose from with Crystal Al Fresco. The company offers seven nights in the Esterel family park on the Cote d’Azur from €255 per mobile, seven nights in Roussillon from €555 and 10 nights in Brittany (including an overnight sailing each way in a four bed cabin) from €1,745 per family. Visit

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