Mark Warner's Corsica Family Holiday Review

Mark Warner's Corsica Family Holiday Review

This will have been my 4th Mark Warner holiday split evenly between winter resorts and summer resorts. I reviewed the Levante Resort in Rhodes back here.I did no research on this holiday however I knew that I wanted to go to corsica one day ok it's a resort but you still get somewhat an experience of a country/island.Corsica sits above Sardinia and below the south of france so you are normally guaranteed good weather for part of or all of your summer holiday.Here is the link to go direct to the Corsica Resort on the Mark Warner WebsiteThe resort is located just south of Santa Lucia Di Moriani you will find a good sized casino supermarket here otherwise not much of interest but you can buy some beach things around the town. It doesn't for example have restaurants at least not obviously. opposite the resort check out what looks like a basic veg shop its 

 

The Good Points

The staff. Always smiling and friendly and helpful to the extreme. Mark Warner knows the importance of this especially when you are trusting the staff with your most precious little ones.The activities and plan for your week.The resort size is ideal - your not too far from anything.

A 30 minute transfer is not too far and helps to reduce time to resort and the start of your holiday.It was supposed to be the cheaper room but the views of the mountain were lovely and I think its quieter than the ocean facing rooms where you also have the restaurant underneath and the pool.

The mostly all included watersports which is windsurfing, small sailing boats like picos amd lasers and hobby cats, kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboarding, no jetski or waterski and dissapointingly no kitesurfing.The menu and food was very good though we didnt take the lunch option see the beach bar limits on snacks.The sunloungers were of good quality and modern - shame that no matching tables where you could put your drinks.

Continue reading
2
852 Hits
0 Comments

Tips for choosing a holiday destination

Tips for choosing a holiday destination

Although the idea of strolling around a tropical island probably appeals to you, it's likely that the thought of actually planning the holiday and choosing a destination does not. With so much choice, it's not always easy to select the right place for your upcoming break. Here, we share a few tips on how to find the perfect holiday destination.

What's the purpose of the holiday?

The first thing to consider is what you want from your holiday - for some people, it's all about relaxation, in which case something like a traditional sun holiday or a yoga retreat in the Caribbean might be good options. You'll have plenty of time to rest, sunbathe and catch up on your reading and will come home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. However, there are other people who are more interested in experiencing a completely different culture and meeting lots of new people, in which case something like a group trek around Thailand or Argentina could be the perfect choice.

Continue reading
0
699 Hits
0 Comments

Your Essential Hiking Accessories

When heading out for a hike you will need a number of professional hiking accessories to help keep you safe and protected whilst out and about.

 

When you are hiking good quality walking boots are essential, trainers are guaranteed to give you sore feet and blisters, so if you are aiming to hike for long periods of time, invest in a pair of comfortable and sturdy walking boots. Make sure your boots support your foot and ankle equally to avoid slips or falls.

b2ap3_thumbnail_1365168982-23225800.jpg

Continue reading
0
600 Hits
0 Comments

My Top 3 Travel Locations That You Can't Miss

My Top 3 Travel Locations That You Can't Miss

Vacation time should be fun and I do not take anything less. Having said this, I had to traverse a few spots to really discover my favorite vacation locations and I'm glad I did. The amazing thing is that I did not have to travel very far to find some of the most heartwarming retreat locations. Although it is hard to narrow my favorite spots to three places, I have compiled a decent list of some of the most breathtaking places that appealed most to me and the following is a highlight.

The Island of Cyprus

Never before had I witnessed such exotic beauty of virgin lands like I did in Cyprus. As a mysterious spot located right above Egypt and at the south tip of Turkey, it is a dynamic unspoiled haven that gives you a dramatic Mediteranean experience like no other. Apart from the long warm beaches, the inviting historic appeal will have you digging into the rich culture. One unique thing you can do in spring is picking of wild flowers. As a lover of flowers, this was my climax as I got to pick and adore wild orchids that spoke to my senses. Those who enjoy hiking, skiing, snorkeling and turtle watching are also guaranteed maximum fun. I'm artistic as well as a history junky and therefore I could not resist a visit to Paphos which plays host to the famed Villa of Theseus. It is a mosaic marvel that will usher you into the corridors of Greek mythology.

Dublin

The one and perhaps most important reason why I fell in love with Dublin is the rewarding bus tour. Among the exciting stops that impressed me most are the Nationally Gallery and Museum, Trinity College, St Patrick's Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse. The first time I took a bus here was amazing because the tour guide made my stay homely. His explanations of the rich history and culture of the area was demystified in a practical manner. For example, the Guinness Storehouse left an impression not forgetting the drink from the Gravity Bar at the house. There is no question that the beer enjoys a large following around the globe. It is therefore important to taste your own drink here to really appreciate it. After this delightful tasting session, it wasn't quite as easy to find our hotel as it was when we booked it online!

The French Riviera

After assessing the list of my favorite vacation spots, I had to include the French Riviera on my list. With gorgeous crystal blue waters and soothing stretches of beaches, this was an ideal location for me to unwind and enjoy magical nature at its best. I'm not surprised that this location draws tones of people each year from around the globe. Apart from spoiling myself at the beach I also loved hiking at the marvelous Marseille town. The charming and calm surroundings were just what I needed in my tour. The view from the old harbor was a climax as I enjoyed the majestic Notre Dame De La Garde.

1
1087 Hits
0 Comments

What people should know about accommodation Broadbeach

What people should know about accommodation Broadbeach

Those looking for accommodation Broadbeach should know that finding a place to stay is not as hard as they imagine and all they need to do is make sure they will keep a few things in mind. There are places that encompass all price ranges and they differ in terms of amenities and of course areas. Armed with the proper know-how though everyone can find a good place to stay in a short period of time.1. The first step people need to consider when they will want to rent a place to stay is the amount of money they can afford paying for an apartment if that's what they're after.2. When renting a place to stay people will also have to think about details like commuting time, if they are living in proximity of shopping centers, entertainment centers and markets. Some though would also like to know there is a park nearby they can take a daily walk in.3. Now people should get a pen and a piece of paper and then write down all the features that are important to them, like the number of bathrooms and bedrooms their place should have, laundry facilities, proximity to public transportation, acceptable pet policies, parking and so fort.4. Individuals should also scan the apartment listings in the newspapers and see whether there are nice places to live in the areas they like. The online services though are also a great place to start.5. It's also important to keep a file of notes, computer printouts and newspaper ads. Then people should call those ads and check them out thoroughly, visit the places and eventually take a decision on the top 3 they'd like to consider.6. There are also cases in which people cannot get around because they are new to an area and in this case they will have to sign up with an apartment finder service.7. At this point the individual should inspect the apartment very carefully.8. If everything is ok with the accommodation Broadbeach an application for the desired apartment should be filled out. Then it has to be submitted with a check for the amount of money the landlord and the tenant have agreed on.9. Lastly, the tenant should think about a move-in date, sign a contract and then if necessary, he or she should pay any rent and security deposit necessary.Tips and Warningsa) If people will consider apartment finder services they should know that these services only have a limited number of units to offer. On top of that they could also have limited info about the apartments they offer for rent and in negotiating leases, they may offer little leeway.b) Using the internet in order to learn more about the best areas in a city is recommended.c) Apartment finder services also require landlords to pay a commission and that is why people should be wary of services that demand hefty fees from them.d) Driving by prospective buildings in order to get a feel of the neighborhood is recommended.

0
1120 Hits
0 Comments

Site Login