Take three: post-summer escapes Canary Islands
Cassidy has five nights’ self-catering in Lanzarote from €232pp (Dec 8; cassidytravel.ie). ClickAndGo.com has seven nights in Lanzarote from €1,553 for a family of four (Oct 14). normality.” Instead, a distance of at least 1.5 metres will be kept between poolside sunbeds and swimmers will need to maintain the same distance while in the water. Some sun loungers have also been moved to the terraces, so people can stay in their own space if they prefer.
But McFadden has also delayed the reopening of both hotels until September. “There are only about 10pc of the hotels on Lanzarote opening in July and August,” she says. “We don’t anticipate that there will be many people travelling… I think the back end of September and October is when things will start to kick off again.”
At Sani Resort in Halkidiki, Greece, two of six properties opened on July 1, with strict safety protocol in place. It includes complimentary Covid-19 testing for both guests and employees, a “tech-led touchless guest journey” and a physically distanced experience (the resort is set within a private 1,000 acre eco-reserve, which helps). They’ll be emphasising private experiences too, like al fresco dining in your private garden, and there will be non-invasive temperature measuring available. All beach and sun beds are at least four metres apart, and disinfected regularly.
In Portugal, Tivoli Hotels and Resorts started a staggered