with a refreshing sea landing. If you don’t fancy the jump yourself, you can chill with a cocktail at the Blue Lagoon bay and watch daredevils glide through the sky.
For those who want to push the boat out, book into the ultracontemporary Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa, on the edge of the Dalyan river and the Med.
With its polished suites and ocean-view rooms, this five-star resort offers a long list of activities and lots of opportunities to relax. The sprawling estate, just 10 minutes from the airport, boasts 10 pools, a 24-hour gym, a water park, a private beach, Zumba, yoga, archery and aerobic classes.
There are also bike tours, a petting zoo and a dazzling array of evening entertainment. Keen to luxuriate in private? Hilton’s “Gazeboland” offers large, secluded chill out areas on the beach complete with hammocks, minibar, music, personal Jacuzzi and a buzzer to order food and drink from your own butler. But if you really need DEVON: Arrive September 25 at Challaborough Bay Holiday Park for a four-night self-catering break. Pay from £139 (was £169, saving £30) and stay in a Guillemot caravan which sleeps up to eight. See parkdeanresorts.co.uk. MALLORCA: Enjoy an October half-term holiday with seven time out from the world, indulge yourself at the Hilton’s sumptuous Elysion spa. It boasts Roman baths, heated pools, steam room, sauna, plunge pool and a Turkish tea area.
And if the mudbath left you in need of yet more therapy you can always try the spa’s Hammam, a traditional Turkish exfoliating massage involving deep tissue digging and tough epidermis scrubbing which will leave your skin glowing from head to foot. LONDON THEATRE: DORSET:
■ FEAST: Dalaman’s market. Inset left, Kings’ Tombs ■ SUPER GLOOP: Tourists bake in sun after mud pack at Dalyan nights’ all-inclusive at the three-star Club Cala Romani in Calas de Mallorca for £367pp. Price based on two adults and two children...