holiday deals for adults from Ireland as featured on Today FM

My Top Holiday Deals For Adults As Featured on The Last Word

Santorini to Sorrento, Lisbon to Lanzarote,Mexico to the Maldives, I’ve got 10 great holiday deals for adults as featured on The Last Word at Today FM.

Whether you want a short break in Lisbon or an escorted tour to India, a sun holiday in Santorini or a bucket list trip to the Maldives, I’ve got holiday deals for adults to suit all tastes and budgets.

Note the following dates are chosen at random and are based on two sharing, but dates, durations and number travelling can all be changed via the links below.

Short Breaks

1. Lisbon:

holiday deals for adults to Lisbon

I found weekend flights on Sunday morning the 3rd of March returning Tuesday night the 5th of March for just €52 to Lisbon from Dublin – this gives you three full days to enjoy this great city. 

Read: My Top 10 things to do in Lisbon

The HF Fenix Music hotel is one of the top-rated three-star hotels in Lisbon, and is only €103 per person for a two-night stay. Its trendy rooftop pool, music theme and location beside the Oriente metro station has seen it receive excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.

If you are looking for a four or five star hotel, check out my post on the best places to stay in Lisbon here:

Read: Where to stay in Lisbon – my top 10 Lisbon hotels

Search flights here 3rd – 5th March €52pp

View hotel here €103pp

Read: 10 City Break Deals in March & April from €170pp


2. Sardinia

Kickstart your Summer with a short break to Sardinia in May. I found return flights to Alghero from €87 from Dublin or €96 from Cork. I have chosen two hotels as availability is limited, but both hotels are highly rated.

The Domonea is located in the historic centre with a small rooftop pool, and the Hotel Florida enjoys a beautiful seafront location just 800 metres from the centre.

The city centre  is only 10 km from Alghero airport so you can be chilling at the pool within a half hour of landing!


If you prefer to travel over the May Bank holiday weekend, return flights for four nights are €132, and a  four-night stay at the 4-star Hotel Domomea is €207 per person. Simply edit the dates via the link below to suit your requirements.

Read: Short break in Sardinia from €258

Search flights here

6th – 9th May €132pp

13th – 16th May €87pp

12th – 15th May from Cork €96pp

2nd – 6th May €124pp

View Domomea  

View Florida  


3. Nice: Patrick’s Weekend, 3 Nights, €170pp

short breaks in Nice for adults

The South of France is always a good idea and Nice is certainly one of the best value short breaks from Ireland. The flight time is only 2 hours 30 minutes from Dublin, and Nice town centre is only 4 miles from the airport, so you can be sipping cocktails on the Promenade des Anglais within a half hour of arriving in France🍸.


Nice has some gorgeous boutiques, amazing restaurants, and of course a fabulous long sandy beach – but that’s not all. Its location in the South of France is ideal for visiting Cannes,  St Tropez, Monaco, you can even pop into Italy on the train for your lunch!

This weekend break includes a three-night stay in the top rated Hotel 66. Centrally located, and highly rated on TripAdvisor, this is a great choice for a weekend break in Nice.

Search flights here 17th – 20th March €56pp

View hotel here €114pp


Cruise Holidays:

Celebrity Infinity Easter Cruise 

best cruise deals from Ireland

Enjoy a two-night stay in Athens before setting sail on Celebrity Infinity for 11 nights. Visit Greece, Cyprus and Turkey with meals and entertainment included, all for just €1289 per person, including  return flights from Dublin on the 23rd of March.

Read: The Cruise Guide – How to choose the right cruise for you

View offer here  


Sun holidays

4. Sorrrento: 4 Star Week in July, from €779pp

holiday deals to the Amalfi Coast from Ireland

If you have always wanted to visit the Amalfi Coast, now is your chance! I found return flights to Naples for €98 on various dates in July from Dublin, and €117 from Shannon. A seven-night stay at the 4-star Hotel Prestige is just €681 per person including breakfast, making a seven-night holiday just €779 per person.


If you prefer a short break, the price for flights and a four-night stay over the August bank holiday weekend ( 2nd – 6th August ) is €492 per person – simply edit the dates via the links below. I have lots more hotel options and information in my travel guide:

Read: The ultimate guide to the Amalfi Coast and where to stay

Search flights here 22nd – 29th July €98pp

View hotel here €681pp


5. Santorini: A week in August from €524pp

Enjoy Summer in Santorini this year – I found return flights for just €124 on the 12th of August! A seven night stay in the popular Ira apartments is only €433 per person. There are only 3 rooms left at this price so you better act fast, Santorini is one of the most sought after holiday deals for adults this summer.

If you prefer to stay in Oia, Fira or want a luxury hotel, I have lots more recommendations in this post:

Read: Top things to do in Santorini and where to stay

Search flights here 12th – 19th August €124pp

View hotel here €433pp


6. Lanzarote: A week in August from €478pp

Voted Ireland’s best sun holiday destination in the recent Independent Reader Awards, I simply had to include it in this list of summer holiday deals for adults.

The popular Playa Club is ideally located in Puerto del Carmen and is a popular choice for a couples or friends getaway. It is just 150 metres from the beach and there is a pool and restaurant on site.

Price for flights and a seven-night stay is €478 from Dublin, €490 from Cork, €548 from Knock and €569 from Shannnon at 28th / 30th of August for seven nights.

View offer here

7. Corfu: Early Booking Offer in October, 1 week, from €225pp

holiday deals for adults to Greece from Ireland

The early bird catches a week holiday in Corfu for €219 in October! Yes you read that right, price for flights and a seven-night stay at the popular Bruskos Hotel and Suites is just €219 on the 15th of October from Shannon, or €279 on the 16th of October from Dublin.

And that’s not all, this holiday can be booked with a €25 deposit, and paid off in monthly instalments!

Read: 10 Great summer holidays bookable with €25 deposit

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Long haul holidays

8. Maldives: Up to 30% off + Free All Inclusive Upgrade

Is the Maldives on your bucket list? You can save from 25 – 30% on room rates, plus get free meal plan upgrades to Kuramathi Island.

I can’t stress how much I loved Kuramathi Island – that sandbank is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been on. Kuramathi epitomises barefoot luxury, but also offers superb dining and accommodation options to suit couples and families, including luxurious beach houses that sleep up to six.

Price for a seven-night stay on selected dates May to October in a deluxe water villa is €3495 including flights, speedboat transfers, meals and drinks – but you must book by the 31st of January. 

Read: Special offers to the Maldives – 30% off + Free Upgrades

Read: My review of Kuramathi Maldives

View offer here

9. Mexico: 5-Star All Inclusive, 14 Nights with Direct Flights, €2129

holiday deals for adults to Mexico

Did you know there were direct flights to Mexico from Dublin? TUI have a fortnightly flight and have savings of up to €250 per booking when you use code SALE.

I chose the adult-only 5-Star Platinum Yucatan Princess All Suites & Spa Resort, because if you are going all-inclusive, it might as well be five star!


A two week stay in a deluxe junior suite is €2129 per person, including flights, transfers, checked baggage, all meals and drinks, for two weeks from the 22nd of June. Many more dates and hotels are available. This includes a discount of €250 per booking when you use code SALE.

Read: Things to do in Riviera Maya and which resort to choose in Mexico

View offers here

10. India: 12 Day Escorted Tour from €2099 Inc Flights & Meals

See the Taj Mahal on an escorted tour from Ireland

Explore the wonders of India on this trip of a lifetime with Travel Department. Watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal, discover Delhi on a rickshaw tour, visit the pink city of Jaipur, and take a boat cruise around Udaipur’s Lake Pichola.

This is a fully guided group tour and includes excursions on each day as well as a stays in four and five star hotels with breakfast and evening meals included every day. Escorted tours are the best way to discover India, and this tour will enable you to see most of the highlights on one trip.


Price includes flights, transfers, checked baggage, ten nights hotel stays on a half-board basis, and excursions as per itinerary.

Make sure to use code EXPERT100 to save €100 per person on price listed via link below.

Read: Top 10 Escorted Tours form Ireland in 2024 – Prices from €729

See more here

Prices and descriptions are correct at the time of issue but are subject to change. Please note some of these holiday deals for adults from Ireland include affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made.

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