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Right after not affording a Christmas holiday last year - My Mum has decided we need one - where shall we go?

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KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 14:38:31

Basically I have a touch of SAD plus ME & without a dose of sunshine in Dec/Jan I have a miserable winter. This year both DH & DD joined me in a run of bugs, infections and general miserableness

Do where can we go this year, I'm broke, I usually like sailing, nice food, good kids club (DD -10 - only child, likes kids clubs esp if it involves sailing, windsurfing etc)

Help?

PS must be school holidays - I can leave on 24th Dec but must be back for work on the 5th Jan

brimfull Sun 20-Jul-08 14:40:21

sunsail or neilson holiday but they are £££

caribbean nice at xmas

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 14:41:29

I think too much - did MW & Neilson and loved them both tbh

I don't have any money at all & will be saving it for the next 5 months

artichokes Sun 20-Jul-08 14:47:22

Egypt - Dahab or Sharm El Sheikh, both have windsurfing, snorkelling, diving and warm weather (although only from about 11-4pm at that time of year). Egypt is cheaper than longer haul destinations.

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 14:51:35

I did enjoy Egypt - can you go sailing etc without doing Neilson etc?

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 18:23:08

I've been googleing & I don't have the £3.5K needed to get us to Neilson/sunsail/MW <<now there's a surprise>>

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:03:29

If I go to the canaries I don't seem to be able to sail sad

moocowmrs Sun 20-Jul-08 20:11:24

Sunsail work out of the canaries !!

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:14:49

Oh can you link to it as I can't find it on the website <<extremely dumb Katymac>>

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:16:28

Aha - found it under sailing schools - which might be a bit intense for me - I'll check it out

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:18:18

Apparently DD is too young or we can go on the Solent <<not in December Brrr>>

ilovemydog Sun 20-Jul-08 20:18:34

barbados

moocowmrs Sun 20-Jul-08 20:19:33

Will try have not done this before

http:/www.sunsail.co.uk/schools/learning_with_sunsail/locations/canary_islands

hope it works, looks like just courses though not flottila type thins !

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:20:44

Barbados? Who with?

donovan Sun 20-Jul-08 20:28:56

mocco's link

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:40:56

Thanks Donovan

I find holidays such hard work

KatyMac Sun 20-Jul-08 20:53:00

Not doing well with this

I was hoping to cheer DH up as he is off to Papworth hospital for 14days IV anit-biotics tomorrow

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