London designer bolthole, afternoon tea at Lismore Castle, five-star-plus Bali

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Family favourite: Number Sixteen in London

Family favourite: Number Sixteen in London


Firm favourite

Keep the whole family entertained this Easter at Number Sixteen in London. With Hyde Park and the many museums of south Kensington on its doorstep, the Kit Kemp designed bolthole makes for a special stay for grown-ups and smallies. Enjoy chocolate Easter bunnies, movies and popcorn during your stay, as well as complimentary extra beds and a continental breakfast from €448. On Easter Sunday, little ones are invited to participate in an Easter egg hunt in the hotel’s garden. 

High tea

Lismore Castle in Co Waterford will celebrate its annual Devonshire Day fundraising event on March 31st with a special serving of cream tea. Guests to the castle can enjoy afternoon tea in the Pugin Room and experience a preview tour of Lismore Castle’s spring gardens. The festivities are organised by the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing committee to help raise funds for the local Immrama Festival which takes place for the17th year in Lismore this June 12th-16th.

Luxury villas along the River Ayung in Bali
Luxury villas along the River Ayung in Bali

Sea change 

Sunway has added the new MSC Bellissima cruise ship to its portfolio. The new ship has harnessed digital technology to give customers a better and faster service experience, with an app to help check in and check out, pay for purchases, learn about daily activities, make special requests and communicate with other members of their travel party while on board. Guests will also experience the one of the world’s first digital cruise assistant, ZOE, a voice-enabled artificial intelligence device fitted in every cabin to make service more efficient and instant. A seven-night cruise costs from €1,195.

Unmissable Ubud  

Planning a trip to Bali this year? Book before March 31st with Tropical Sky and save up to €300 per person on seven-night stays at the five-star-plus Samaya Ubud hotel. The offer means that this holiday, which includes bed and breakfast, flights from Dublin and transfers between now and December 26th, 2019, starts at €1,809 per person. Guests can experience unique Balinese hospitality along the River Ayung in luxury villas.