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June savings on boutique family friendly Cyprus bed & breakfast; now £90 a night per room | Little Lodge via i-escape


I-escape has a special offer on this charming, bijou B & B located in Maroni, a quaint coastal village in Cyprus. Stay in June and you will receive £10 off the room price per night. With just two guest bedrooms (one double and one twin) you can be guaranteed a relaxing and homely stay. There is a pool and terrace and a shared kitchenette with free hot drinks and fridge, plus games and books to borrow.

There is a Camel Park with camel rides nearby; for water fun there is Fassouri Watermania near Limassol with its slides and wave pools; Santa Marina Retreat with its sky trail and horse rides and Paliasto Amusement Park in Ayia Napa. The Troodo Mountains are drivable with hiking and mountain biking opportunities.

During June a double room is now £90 for a double room, £80 for single occupancy at this family friendly Cyprus bed and breakfast. A child’s bed or cot can be squeezed in to the twin room for a couple with 1 small child; for a family of four you would be better off booking both the bedrooms.

Little Lodge, Maroni, Cyprus Hotel Reviews | i-escape.com.

Single parent farm holiday in rural Italy with great family activities; £690 for 7 days with 25% discount for 2nd and 3rd child under 12 | Single Parents on Holiday

Discover life on the farm in the beautiful Friulian Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will be based at Gelindo dei Magredi Farm which is located in the Magredi, a huge nature park. A 6 day family activity programme is on offer for all ages and may include any of the following:

  • local farm visit with farm museum
  • guided bike tour
  • mosaic making course
  • Italian cooking course
  • horse drawn carriage tour
  • horse riding
  • food and wine tasting
  • a trip to the beach
  • fruit and vegetable picking
  • jam making
  • cheese making
  • a day visit to Venice

Parents can either join in the activities or relax by the pool.

Summer dates are 27 July to 3 August (7 days) and 3 to 10 August 2013 (7 days). The price for adults is £690, children aged 11 and under £590 and children 12 to 15 are £630. There is a 25% discount for the second and third child under 12 (from £442.50). Prices are exclusive of flights.

Single Parent farm holiday in rural Italy with great family activity programme.

Family rural retreat Portugal in the foothills of Peneda Gerês National Park; discover celtic ‘castros’ & ride a gerrano pony

If you are looking to escape from it all and searching for a family rural retreat with walking, hiking and cycling opportunities on your doorstep then these cottages situated in the foothills of the Peneda Gerês National Park, Northern Portugal offer just this.

The whole family will enjoy discovering Celtic ‘castros’  (fortified settlements) and medieval castles, ancient megaliths, rock carvings and dolmen graves which are over 5000 years old. Activities in the area include riding a garrano pony native to the northern part of Portugal, climbing 300 million year old granite rock faces, seeing the ‘espigueiros’ – granaries built to dry the corn crops; swimming in the lakes, rivers and waterfalls and cycling an old roman road. Wildlife includes wild boars, roe deers, foxes, eagles and the last surviving wolves.

The cottages have been recently rebuilt and are situated in the middle of the village of Sistelo which is a 90 minute drive from Porto or Santiago de Compstella in Spain. The price is 50 euros per night (a minimum 2 night stay based on 2 persons) and each additional person is 15 euros – a great base for your family holiday Portugal.

Rural Tourism | Holiday country house Peneda Gerês | Wix.com.