Venice in February
Wrap up and discover the mysterious city before the hordes descend. From €199pps with Aer Lingus flights and two-nights in the Hotel Commercio e Pellegrino. clickandgo.com, tel: 01-637 1699.
Cliff House escape
If you have a spare few days from Sunday to Thursday, spend it at the Cliff House, Ardmore. Wake to the sound of waves, have dinner in the bar restaurant and a seaweed bath, from €430 for two. Tel: 024-87800, thecliffhousehotel.com.
Five-star hotel deals in sunny Abu Dhabi in May and June with trailfinders.ieand Etihad, from €749pps to €1,289pps for stays from three to five nights, including flights. Tel: 01-266 6777 and 021-464 8800.
Rome’s newest hotel is the Mancino 12, a Roberto Naldi Collection property, a few steps from Piazza Venezia. The small boutique hotel has free admission for guests to the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel spa, rooms from €145 per night and a top floor suite from €195 per night. hotelmancino12.com.
Grand Tour of Turkey
Do the Grand Tour of Turkey in February and over 13 days you will see Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Izmir, Pamukkale Cotton Castle, Cappadocia and lots more. From €1,230pps, with breakfast and most dinners, tel: 1890 989802, travelfox.ie.