Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

Classic getaways
Travel digest with Barry Coughlan

The company offers the Hotel Sipan on the island of Sipan in Croatia where clients can enjoy an abundant supply of mainly organically-grown produce.

Prices start from €979 for a week bed and breakfast or from €1,455 for two weeks.

The Radisson Blu Beach Resort in Crete is available on a half board basis from €1,305 or €1,705 for two weeks, and Quinta das Vistas Palace Gardens in Madeira is priced from €985 and €1,285 respectively.

Call 01 5413000 or visit

Explore the Rockies

The Rocky Mountains of Canada offer stunning landscapes of towering peaks, turquoise lakes, thick forests and gushing rivers.

Go Hop offers a 15-day tour from €1,995 (flights extra) with highlights such as visits to Yoho, Jasper and Banff National Parks and an overnight canoe trip.

A fly drive offering is available from €2,770 to include flights out of Dublin, accommodation and car hire. or call 01-2412389.

Carton House celebrations

Carton House, near Maynooth in Co Kildare, is celebrating its 10th anniversary and offers various deals for the remainder of August.

There are 10 dates where a double room is offered for €110, complimentary upgrades, complimentary wine, credit for use in the spa or golf and 10 rooms for €90 per night with a free round of golf. or call 01 5052000

November deals

Click and Go has November deals in the Costa del Sol starting from €399 in the five-star Senator Banus Spa Hotel, Estepona, with return flights from Dublin.

A good seller for September is the four-star Roquetas de Mar on the Costa de Almeria that’s priced from €319 and for city lovers the company has a range of special deals with London and Amsterdam priced from €179 and €199 respectively for flights and hotel.

Visit or call 01 539 7777

Tropical offerings

Tropical Sky offers a week in four-star luxury in the Maldives for €1,419 (half board), while a similar stay in Jamaica (full board) comes in at €1,449.

Antigua is priced from €1,649 while a Phuket package is pitched from €1,999 at the luxurious five-star Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas.

Check out or call 01 664 9999

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