After a mixed summer, travellers dreaming of a bargain splash of sun this winter should look to specialist tour operator Tropical Sky (www.tropicalsky.co.uk / 0870 907 9600). New charter flights begin in December on Wednesdays to Tobago and Grenada and there is excellent availability over Christmas, New Year and into 2009 on both islands.
… Grenada: The popular Grenadian by rex resorts is offering seven nights on an all-inclusive basis from £1,349 per person or 14 nights from £1,699 per person. Located among 30 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the golden sands of Tamarind Bay, this impressive three-star plus hotel offers a good range of facilities including floodlit tennis courts, non-motorised water sports, a kids’ club and three restaurants and bars.
The four-star LaSource is offering seven nights on an all-inclusive basis from £1,829 per person or 14 nights from £2,859 per person. Set in 40 acres of tropical grounds next to the beautiful Pink Gin Beach in Grenada’s south west coast, the resort offers a luxury spa centre with one complimentary treatment each day – the perfect place to rejuvenate the body and soul. Facilities include excellent dining options and plenty of land and water-based activities, with certified divers entitled to one complimentary dive per day during their stay.
Tobago: The Turtle Beach by rex resorts is offering seven nights on an all-inclusive basis, from £1,349 per person or 14 nights from £1,699 per person. Tucked away on the shores of its own palm-fringed beach, guests benefit from sea facing rooms, a large pool directly by the shore with swim-up bar and Jacuzzi, two tennis courts, water sports and a choice of restaurants and bars.
Valid for departures on 17, 24 and 31 December, the above prices are based on two sharing and all include flights from London Gatwick with Monarch Airlines, resort transfers, taxes and surcharges.
…Grenada: For the savvy bargain-hunter, the Grenadian by rex resorts is offering seven nights on an all-inclusive basis from £849 per person, departing on selected dates in January with flights from London Gatwick with Monarch Airlines, it also includes resort transfers, taxes and surcharges
…Tobago: Coco Reef is offering seven nights’ accommodation on an all-inclusive basis from £1,519 per person. Valid on selected departures in January, it includes flights from London Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic resort transfers, taxes and surcharges. Simply the best resort in Tobago, Coco Reef has beautiful gardens and its own private beach. Located on the far west of Tobago, just a short drive from the airport and seven miles from the island’s capital, Scarborough, it has an excellent reputation for dining. Facilities include a spa, complimentary water sports and a beachfront bar and bistro.
Tropical Sky is a fully protected tour operator and is ABTA and ATOL bonded. To book any of these offers visit www.tropicalsky.co.uk or telephone 0870 907 9600.