A week half-board in the Hotel Alay in Benalmadena, with flights from Dublin or Cork, until the end of May, from €469pps.

Tel: 021-4274417,

Cruisefrom the Canaries to Barcelona over nine days, calling to Tenerife, Funchal Madeira, and Malaga with Norwegian Cruise Line. Prices from €689pps for an inside cabin and €809pps for an outside stateroom. Tel: 01-2886828,

See thejewels of Burma and Vietnam on a 16-day trip in June, flying from London to Hanoi with four days touring Vietnam and nine days exploring Burma’s famous locations and historic sights. It costs £2,495 (about €3,000) pps, from London, with Bamboo Travel, tel: 0044-20-77209285,

Love Laneis the address of a little beauty in Wales – Ffynnon Townhouse in Dollgellau, Snowdonia. Midweek two-night stays with champagne, from £267 (about €323), for two. See Stena Line and Irish Ferries sail to Holyhead from around €120 each way.

Great valuefor Kusadasi, Turkey in May with Cassidy Travel. A week in the Marbel Hotel from €399pps; Venosa Beach from €599pps, all-inclusive, and self-catering at Pine Club apartments from €319pps. Tel: 0818-332500,