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Heat Up Your Half Term Holiday

Half Term Holiday

If you are looking to get the last bit of sun in before the winter chill makes its way to London, perhaps you fancy a warm half term getaway. The experts at Scott Dunn have some amazing half term offers so that you and your family can make the most of your holiday.

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This beautiful 5* hotel boasts a spectacular setting on a private sandy bay in Crete. A family favourite, the resort has a huge selection of accommodation comprising luxury contemporary villas and suites with heated pools and great facilities. Throughout October the hotel is offering its Residents Club complimentary for villa guests, ideal for families travelling in half term. The Residents Club allows guests to eat and drink in all three restaurants at any meal, including room service, saving them up to £2,140 over seven nights.

Daios Cove is home to the exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers Kids Club making it the perfect family destination. Providing childcare for children aged from four months to 11 years, the Explorers Kids Club is staffed by UK qualified nannies and rangers who organise activities for all ages ranging from archery and trips to a local olive farm for the older children, and treasure hunts and games on the beach for younger guests.

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Daios Cove, Crete from £1,800 per person. This is based on a family of four sharing a Two Bedroom Villa and includes return flights, private airport transfers, a complimentary Residents Club package and two spaces in the Scott Dunn Explorers kids club.

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Borgo Egnazia is one of the Mediterranean’s most luxurious hotels. Set along the Puglian coast of Southern Italy, it’s the perfect spot for families with a great choice of accommodation from 3 bedroom villas to townhouses and traditional hotel rooms, many with views of the Adriatic Sea. The hotel has a brilliant children’s club for children ages 8 months to 8 years and an impressive adventure playground situated in a walled garden with giant sized games and a mini amphitheatre. 

The hotel offers guests a range of facilities including a spa, three swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, an 18-hole championship golf course, cookery school and there is a small sandy beach a 10-minute shuttle away from the hotel. Nearby guests can explore the Roman town of Egnazia and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Alberobello

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Borgo Egnazia, Italy from £1,400 per person. This is based on a family of four staying in a Casetta Magnifica on a half board basis and includes return flights and private airport transfers.

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Located above one of the finest family friendly beach hotels in the Mediterranean, Eagles Palace, Eagles Villas are a collection of 40 luxury sea view villas all with private heated pools, outdoor terrace and kitchenette facilities that launched in summer 2017. The individual villas are designed to a high specification, each with its own private heated pool, outdoor terrace and kitchenette facilities.

Guests of the hotel and villas have exclusive access to the Explorers kids club, which is run by Scott Dunn and split between two separate, specially designed areas. Children from four months to four years old have a dedicated space in the main hotel, whilst children aged from five to 11 years are seconds from the beach. Eagles is a fantastic place to introduce children to water sports with Scott Dunn’s Aqua Explorers available for guests aged 5 -13 years. 

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Eagles Villas, Greece starting from £1,615 per person. This is based on two adults and two children sharing a one-bedroom Pool Villa on a half-board basis and includes return flights, airport transfers and two spaces in the Scott Dunn Explorers kids club. 

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Constance Moofushi is situated on the South Ari Atoll just short a 30-minute seaplane transfer from Malé. A fantastic island haven, surrounded by large blue lagoons and tantalizing white beaches, the all-inclusive resort combines barefoot chic with the highest standards of comfort and service. As one of the very few resorts in the Maldives to be surrounded by a spectacular house reef,

The resort is home to one of the best diving spots in the world where guests, of all abilities, can take advantage of the complimentary snorkel equipment and take the plunge to venture below the surface. The hotel offers an all inclusive stay which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Manta restaurant with daily themed buffet menus and afternoon tea and pancakes served by the pool. 

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Constance Moofushi, Maldives from £1,995 per person. This is based on a family of four sharing a Senior Water Villa on an all-inclusive basis and includes return international flights and airport and seaplane transfers. 

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Set on the south coast of Mauritius, Shanti Maurice is the ultimate luxury hideaway offering breathtaking views of the hills and Indian Ocean. With a range of activities on offer from deep sea fishing to scuba diving, families can enjoy an action-packed holiday. Water features, lawns and a small indigenous forest, filled with exotic birds, make this place truly special. 

The Shanti-Maurice has a specially designed Kids Club with splash pool, games room and daily activities for children aged between 3 and 12 years. Adults can relax at the largest spa in the Indian Ocean – the Nira Spa. It offers an extensive menu of treatments, nutritionists, personal trainers, yoga instructors and Ayurvedic physicians. The restaurants at Shanti-Maurice offer a mix of local and international cuisine with causal beach barbecues, cape-inspired dining and healthy options. 

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Shanti Maurice, Mauritius from £2,200 per person. This is based on a family of four sharing a Junior Suite Ocean View on an all-inclusive basis and includes return international flights and private airport transfers. 

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Considered one of the finest resorts in the Middle East, Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. Guarded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains, Zighy Bay’s private beach offers the perfect sandy oasis to relax or make the most of the resort’s array of activities. 

Cinema Paradiso keeps all the family entertained with movies on the beach under a blanket of stars, complimented by gourmet popcorn and over 40 flavours of ice cream. On-site kids and teens clubs offer a selection of activities such Arabic lessons, beach bowling, crab searching, feeding Zighy goats, kayaking, and trekking. Six Senses Zighy Bay is home to a diverse selection of memorable dining experiences, including a mountain top restaurant serving international cuisine to regional specialties at the Shua Shack, Wine Tower and Wine Cellar.

HOW: Scott Dunn offers seven nights at Zighy Bay, Oman from £2,300 per person. This is based on a family of four sharing a Pool Villa Suite on a full board basis and includes return international flights and private airport transfers. 

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