THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF TOURISM
HIKING HOLIDAY IN PORTUGAL
ROTA Vicentina, a network of walking trails currently totalling 450km to walk and cycle along the most beautiful and best-preserved coastline of the Algarve, is set to launch new routes in May.
These will bring Rota Vicentina’s pedestrian trails to 740km in total, including the Fisherman’s trail, the Historical Way, and 24 additional circular routes.
An eight-day hiking trip to the Algarve starts from £1,495 for two people, including flights and accommodation with breakfast included.
This is based on a visit from June 3-10, with flights from London Southend with Ryanair.
To book visit portugal-a2z.com/en/ tours and ryanair.com
TAKE A FIVE-STAR THAILAND TRIP
HAYES & Jarvis (01293 762 456, hayesandjarvis.co.uk) is offering a nine-day holiday to Thailand from £1,699 per person.
The offer includes four nights at the five-star Anantara BoPhut Resort and Spa, Koh Samui, and five nights at the five-star Anantara Rasananda Phangan Resort and Spa, Koh Phangan, both on a B&B basis. Includes return international flights from London Heathrow with Malaysia Airlines and Bangkok Airways.
Based on departures June 7. Ring to book.
PITCH UP FOR EASTER EXCITEMENT
TALK to the animals this Easter at Grange Farm in Newport, Isle of Wight, featuring alpacas, sheep, goats and more.
You can stroll along the coastal path to the beach under 100m away, where good sea fishing is to be had.
Or head inland to the village of Brighstone for a hearty pub lunch, before returning to the playground – the ideal place to create an impromptu Easter egg hunt!
Non-electric grass pitches cost from £72 and electric grass pitches from £81. Based on a family of four, arriving Friday, April 19 and staying three nights.
Book at pitchup.com.
Flo the buffalo at Grange Farm
Costa Vicentina, Algarve, Portugal