The Irish Mail on Sunday



RIMINI ADVENTURES: Topflight, Ireland’s Italian sun holiday specialist­s, have a few offers for soaking up sun and enjoying the ocean breeze. Choose from resorts on the Venetian Riviera, like the 3* Hotel Villa Maria, leaving June 7, half-board, for €629pps. Other offers include hotels in Rimini and Riccione on the Adriatic Riviera, with prices from €599pps. Call Topflight on 01 2401 700 or visit

BEER CAPITALS: Contiki have the perfect summer holiday blowout for those in the 18-35 age bracket too lazy to organise one for themselves – a ten-day tour of the (beer) capitals of Eastern Europe. It takes in Berlin, Prague, Vienna and finally Budapest, with a three-day pass to the Sziget festival, which takes place on an island in the heart of the city. See for further details.


Classic Resorts have a range of Caribbean package offers if you book before June. Destinatio­ns include Barbados, Mexico, Jamaica, St Lucia and Dominican Republic where seven nights all-inclusive at the 4* Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana will cost €1,399pps, based on two sharing a deluxe tropical view room. Flights are with Air France via Paris. Call 01 8745000; www.classicres­

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