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WTF99 Thu 22-Aug-19 19:58:58

I've had a really rubbish year (chemo for breast cancer) and so.planning some treats for next year.
Me and a girlfriend are looking to have a long weekend away, Thursday to Monday, self catering, with a pool, on the beach, walkable to town, bars, restaurants. We're not looking for wild nightlife. Preferably flying from Birmingham.
Any suggestions? Thank yooouuu!

WTF99 Thu 22-Aug-19 19:59:46

Oh....forgot to say....we're looking at early May next year...

Lamentations Thu 22-Aug-19 20:04:23

Majorca and Menorca both have very good flight times to and from Birmingham and fly every day. That's where I'd look for a cheeky getaway.

which1 Thu 22-Aug-19 20:08:13

Why not put yourself into a hotel so you can eat there in the evenings or eat at restaurants rather than having the hassle of shopping / cooking / washing up etc?

Regards the where, if you're looking for a short flight duration as it's only a few days I suppose you could consider the Canaries, Algarve, south of France.

Lots of options...

Have fun.

Witchofzog Sat 24-Aug-19 16:15:02

Self catering for me just means not being restricted to eating in one restaurant. I never cook meals and we only buy drinks and snacks.

Early May would rule some places out. I guess it depends on how far you are prepared to fly. I have had some fab holidys in Greece in May. It's a longer flight but the weather could be a bit hit n miss though Rhodes n Crete are far south enough to be a good bet. Turkey would probably be warm too. Or the Algarve for a shorter flight time. Or perhaps Malta?

WTF99 Tue 27-Aug-19 23:51:15

Thanks for suggestions all. Think we're going to look at Menorca.

GreenTulips Tue 27-Aug-19 23:52:51

Go to skyscanner and check flight prices or Kayak gives you an idea

Look at all inclusive some are cheaper than self catering

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