IF YOU LOVE PUERTO RICO

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well as a range of ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing pho­tog­ra­phy tours. From the Llanos del Jable view­point you might even get a glimpse of one of the fur­thest ce­les­tial objects vis­i­ble to the naked eye, the Great Ne­bula in An­dromeda. Tui (tui.co.uk) of­fers a seven­night pack­age at the Parador de La Palma from £469 per per­son, break­fast in­cluded, fly­ing from Gatwick or Manch­ester.

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With Lin-Manuel Mi­randa cur­rently star­ring in his multi-award-win­ning mu­si­cal Hamil­ton in San Juan, Puerto Rico is at the cul­tural heart of the Caribbean. Fol­low the Ruta Panorámica through the in­te­rior, re­lax on the west coast surfer beaches and don’t miss Ponce, a trea­sure trove of colo­nial and art nou­veau ar­chi­tec­ture. Stay at the Ponce Plaza Ho­tel & Casino (pon­ce­plaza­hote­land­casino. com), from £104 per night. looks like the mo­ment of in­de­pen­dence was frozen in time. For­mer mer­chants’ homes crum­ble next to a mod­ern African vil­lage un­con­cerned by the de­cay.

Steppes Travel (steppes­travel. com) of­fers an eight-day Ibo Is­land Yacht Char­ter, which in­cludes three nights at Ibo Is­land Lodge. From £4,095 a head, with flights.

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