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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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