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Help needed with picking holiday?

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Fizzielove · 04/09/2015 23:36

I know this is not an AIBU but everyone here has an opinion! So here goes.

I am booking a holiday to the canaries for 1
Week over the Halloween holidays, problem is I just don't know where to go. It's a very much needed break after the passing of both my dad and granda in August. It needs to have 2 bedrooms and be nice!

Ideas guys??

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ceeveebee · 04/09/2015 23:37

Costa Adeje, Tenerife - really lovely if a little pricey


KanyeWestPresidentForLife · 04/09/2015 23:38

I like Fuerteventura a lot. Jandia down in the South is relatively quiet and relaxing, no clubs etc, just nice restaurants and bars


MyBoysAreFab · 04/09/2015 23:41

We are thinking of the Canaries in October too, but not decided either, so interested to see responses.

You've had a lot to deal with, no wonder you need a nice break. What are you looking for from the holiday?


Fizzielove · 04/09/2015 23:42

I'm looking to relax! Hopefully a kids club and even maybe AI?!

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froggyjump · 04/09/2015 23:42

Lanzasur apartments in Playa Blanca Lanzarote is nice, kind of spaced out bungalows? pool, all inclusive, about 45 mins from the airport, walking distance to the town.


PippaPug · 04/09/2015 23:43

No idea where to give you ideas
But just wanted to say I'm sorry for your loss, I have lost my Grandad last month and still upset about it, so it really can't be easy for you now Flowers


Fizzielove · 04/09/2015 23:53

Thanks PippaPig sorry for your loss too. It's crap isn't it! Flowers

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Fizzielove · 04/09/2015 23:54

froggyjump- I take it you've been to these apartments? What's the food like?

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Fizzielove · 04/09/2015 23:58

Darn Froggy it's fully booked! I've actually stayed in a sister place of theirs Los girasoles which was really good.

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mumsgoingtouni · 05/09/2015 08:04

I prefer Southern Spain to the canaries. It's still nice and warm in October and usually much cheaper. Nerja is lovely for families.


watchingthedetectives · 05/09/2015 08:12

We stayed here a few years ago wasn't cheap but very nice and relaxing


londonrach · 05/09/2015 08:15

Maderia but really for couples. Amazing walks and excellent food and very hot. Not sure if suitable with children although why not. It has sea.


froggyjump · 05/09/2015 09:10

went last summer - food was surprisingly good for buffet style AI. kids clubs and activities throughout the day (from about 4yo upwards)

we went with other family and they booked it direct (i.e. phoned the hotel) even when holiday company websites said it was fully booked - may be worth a try?


Trickydecision · 05/09/2015 09:23

If ceeveebee is referring to the Bahia Principe Costa Adeje hotel, I wholeheartedly agree.


Dowser · 05/09/2015 09:47

Love the canaries.

Oh yes. I'm going in ten days time!


Fizzielove · 05/09/2015 10:35

Froggy I'm such an idiot I've found that out as well why didn't I think of it this time!!

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ceeveebee · 05/09/2015 11:59

Tricky - I just meant the resort in general, there are lots of nice hotels/apartments there I think. We stayed at baobob suites as prefer not to do AI, but Hotel Suite Villa Maria was recommended to us by friends as well


Trickydecision · 05/09/2015 12:44

Sorry, ceeveebee. It is certainly a very pleasant area.

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