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Family Holidays For February

Now that everyone’s back from the winter holidays, it’s time to beat those January blues by planning your next family get-away. Travel Mum Andrea shares her 5 destinations that are perfect for that February mid-term break and that don’t break the bank! Like what you see? Contact Andrea on andrea.bailey@travelcounsellors.ae or call 052 9128984 for more info or to book. Suitcases at the ready…

1. Zanzibar, Tanzania

family holidays in Zanzibar

Sink your toes into beautiful, soft sand while you gaze out at the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar is the archipelago off the East African coast is a tropical paradise that offers its guests warm, temperate weather. Swim or snorkel in the warm waters of the ocean or visit the historic Stone Town for an insightful look into its past.
Zanzibar has a rich Omani influence due to trade in the past and you will see this as you stroll past heavy, ornate doors in Stone Town.

Mid-term break offer: Special offer includes return economy flights with Oman Air, 7 night stay at a gorgeous Indigo Beach Resort bungalow with breakfast, private return airport transfers and a half day tour of Stone Town. Prices starting from AED 3,499 per person.
Indigo Beach Resort on Bweju Beach welcomes children between the ages of 4 and 10 years with free play of board games and toys at Mtoto Club, Fun in the Sun. Baby sitters are available; with this service chargeable to your room. (24h advance booking is necessary). Children meals can also be organised.

2. Venice, Italy

family holidays in Venice

Dust those masks off and take off to attend the world famous Venetian Carnival that falls between 11th to 20th February. Gondola parades, music and theatre performances, dances and so much more to experience!!
Fun fact: Flight of the Angel – an unknown guest of Venice, flies along a rope from San Marco bell tower to the middle of the square, greeted by the crowds.

Mid-term break offer: Special offer includes return economy flights with Qatar Airways, 5 night stay at Tore Orologio Luxury Suites (or similar) with breakfast and return airport transfers. Prices starting from AED 3,099 per person.

3. Flims and Laax, Switzerland

family holiday skiing in Switzerland

2 charming villages tucked away in the snow covered mountains of Switzerland offer modern resorts and a superb ski experience! Families love the Alp Dado rounds especially as Ami Sabi, the local magician has created a winter wonderland at the base station where children learn to ski in a fun setting!
Fly into Zurich and travel with the Swiss Travel Pass to Chur where buses wait to pick guests up and take them to Flims and Laax.

Mid-term break offer: Special offer includes return economy flights with Qatar Airways to Zurich, 5 night stay at Signina Hotel (or similar) with breakfast. Prices starting from AED 4,199 per person.

4. Hong Kong

family holiday Hong Kong

Take time off in this vibrant city that offers a big city buzz alongside a generous dollop of green hills and winding waterways. Hong Kong is a stunningly beautiful city at this time of year with colourful lanterns hung in homes, restaurants, flower markets and parks as the city celebrates the Spring Lantern Festival in February. The city also celebrates Chinese New Year at this time.

Mid-term break offer: Special offer includes return economy flights with Qatar Airways to Hong Kong, 6 night stay at Cosmopolitan Hotel (or similar) with breakfast and a half day Essential Hong Kong tour. Prices starting from AED 3,199 per person.

5. Kerala, India

family holiday Kerala

Explore the old churches and Chinese fishing nets in Cochin or sail aboard a Ketuvallam (rice boat) for an unforgettable experience in the dreamy backwaters of Alleppey. Take a tour of the spice gardens or visit the forests of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Mid-term break offer: Special offer includes direct return economy flights with Jet Airways to Kochi, accommodation for 2 nights in Kumarakom, 1 night in Alleppey (overnight in a deluxe Ketuvallam) and 3 nights in Kochi. All deluxe hotels with breakfast. Prices starting from AED 3,149 per person.

These special mid-term packages can be booked through Andrea Bailey.
Email andrea.bailey@travelcounsellors.ae or call 052 9128984.

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