Great breaks - at home and abroad


Deal 1 - In the UK....

This summer, the four-star Manor House Hotel at the Celtic Manor golf and spa resort in the Usk Valley, South Wales, is offering a two course stay and play summer golf special for only £89pppn.

The offer includes two 18 hole rounds (one on the famous Montgomerie course and the other on the Roman Road), one night’s luxury accommodation, a full Welsh breakfast and use of the Celtic Manor Forum Health Club facilities.

This offer is based on two people sharing and is valid on stays from Monday to Thursday before 31 August 2012.

The original 19th century property on the Celtic Manor site, the Manor House Hotel has maintained its country house ambiance. All rooms are stylishly decorated with rich furnishings and soft beds, and have lovely views over the surrounding countryside.

The in-house Patio Bistro has all the charm of a French bistro whilst the Manor Lounge and Cellar Bar offer all the favourite tipples in elegant surroundings – the perfect place to relax after a day on the course.

Home to the 2010 Ryder Cup, the courses at Celtic Manor invite golfers to step into the shoes of the countless international players who have gone before them. The Roman Road course affords fabulous views over the Severn Estuary and is considered one of the best inland courses in Wales, whilst the Montgomerie, so named because it was designed by victorious Ryder Cup captain Monty, resembles a links course with dramatic tee shots over valleys and downhill drops.

*For more information or to book visit or call 01633 410263.

Deal 2 - Abroad....

Elegant Golf Resorts offers seven nights at the five-star Abama Golf & Spa Resort, Tenerife, with prices starting from £1,199 per person based on two sharing (based on July travel) including seven nights half-board accommodation, unlimited golf and private return airport transfers. 

Flights are not included in this price but can be arranged by Elegant Golf Resorts.  For more information or to book, email; call 0208 421 7019 or visit

Set in Guía de Isora, a peaceful gem of a destination on the west coast of the island, the resort is located in a stunning ‘finca’ setting surrounded by lush and vibrant vegetation, volcanic landscapes and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Offering the perfect ultra-luxurious European holiday experience, Abama features fabulous Moorish-inspired rooms and suites, a perfectly pampering spa, 10 dining options including M.B, the only Michelin star restaurant in the Canary Islands, three bars, a Dave Thomas designed championship golf course and Academy,  a first-class Tennis Academy, seven swimming pools, two natural pools and its own secluded golden sand beach. Sheer heaven. On and off the course.