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Christmas cheer for singles this festive season

5th October 2012 Print

UK breaks in Berkshire, city breaks in Marrakech and winter sun in Lanzarote…just some of the options on offer to solo travellers this Christmas from singles holiday specialist, Friendship Travel.

The three-night Christmas in Berkshire break – where good food and festive fun are the order of day – starts on 24 December and costs £485 per person inclusive of  full-board accommodation at the four-star Donnington Valley Hotel, Spa and Golf Club, cocktails, afternoon tea and wine with dinner.  

Entertainment is on the menu too with highlights including a black tie dinner and dance, music, quizzes and an excursion or activity on Boxing Day.  Hotel facilities include a superb spa with lap pool and 18-hole golf course.

For an exotic festive getaway – where guests can haggle in the souks, watch the snake charmers in Djemaa el Fna Square or visit the Majorelle Gardens – three-night breaks, departing Gatwick on 23 or 24 December, cost from £535 per person.   This price includes return Gatwick flights, transfers, accommodation with breakfast at the four-star Tichka Hotel, plus a celebratory gala dinner on Christmas Eve.

Finally, for those who prefer to celebrate Christmas from the comfort of a sun lounger, seven-night holidays at the superb four-star H10 Lanzarote Princess Hotel – departing Gatwick on 20 or 23 December – cost from £1275 per person. This price includes return flights, transfers and mainly half-board accommodation with wine at dinner and a gala meal on Christmas Day.

The hotel, newly-renovated for the 2012/13 winter season, is located on the ocean front in Playa Blanca and offers facilities such as two big pools (one heated), mini-golf, petanque and tennis, plus a choice of trendy bars.

On all festive holidays guests enjoy sole occupancy of a twin/double room and services of a Friendship Travel host.  Regional departures are also available for overseas holidays, supplements may apply.

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Prices correct at time of publication.