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Short breaks with Sunway

With 53 years’ experience of selling package holidays in the Irish market, Sunway is now selling short breaks. You can tailor make a break in lots of Sunway destinations choosing  between the number of nights, the standard of hotel and whether you want to include transfers and baggage. You can choose what suits you, your budget and taste, safe in the knowledge that all your options have been pre-vetted by Sunway. You can be as flexible as your requirements dictate knowing that your personal travel experts have taken all the hard work out of the planning.

Looking to treat yourself in the run-up to a hectic Christmas? Sunway has some exciting and diverse short breaks whether your idea of heaven is to explore, to see Santa or to enjoy the coast.


Spend Valentine’s Day in NY and fully experience the worlds headquarters in art, fashion, food and theatre. See some of the world’s best museums and art galleries with established museums like MOMA and the Guggenheim and new talent in the Lower East Side and Chelsea. Choose a show from one of 41 theatres in Broadway. There are 60 international cuisines in NY, making it a foodie heaven. Go green in Central park or shop royally in the multitude of brand destination stores. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge or the Highline or catch a sell- out act at Madison Square Garden or Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre. It’s a city that’s a different experience every time you visit.

13th February – 3 nights

The Row Hotel.

€699 PPS Room Only


Historical yet vibrant, Lisbon is a capital like no other. The city has a lot going on with historical sites and walks, exhibitions, shows, shopping and great restaurants but it also offers a peaceful and relaxing environment where visitors can stroll off the beaten path and revel in nature or wind up in a historic neighbourhood where time seems to stand still.

9 Dec – 3 Nights

Lisboa Plaza Hotel B&B

€217pp B&B


Year round sunshine with bright and sunny winters makes Lanzarote a great December destination. Added to the warmer and longer days, Lanzarote has some spectacular volcanic landscapes. Check out the Timanfaya National Park, whose moon-like terrain is one of the key reasons the island was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1993 and was used as a training base for Nasa’s Apollo 17 crew. César Manrique’s home and the unique art and architecture of Lanzarote are added benefits.

14 Dec –  5 nights

3* Self-Catering Lomo Blanco Hotel

€318.00 per person

Las Vegas

If entertainment, night life and great food are what makes your city break, Las Vegas is the mecca for you. One of the most well-known, popular, and exciting entertainment hubs on the planet, Las Vegas is a place that has to be experienced. Visit the Strip – known as one of the most famous streets in the world, Las Vegas Boulevard is always buzzing. Take in a show -since the early days of the Rat Pack and Elvis to current headliners such as Terry Fator, Penn and Teller, and Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas has always been at the heart of the entertainment industry. See too The Neon Museum and the Hoover Dam. All this, and gorgeous weather too.

22 February – 4 nights

Excalibur Hotel & Casino

€685 PPS – flight and hotel.


With warm temperatures of between 10 and 15 degrees, the Algarve is the perfect winter destination. While it might not be beach weather, its excellent for exploring outdoors whether it is a gentle stroll along the ravishing beaches or something more active like mountain biking or kayaking. Nature lovers will definitely want to explore Ria Formosa, or to hike along the characteristic cliffs and coves of the Algarve.

13 DEC  – 4 nights

4 Star Vile Gale Ampalius Hotel

€179.00 per person B&B


Marrakesh offers an exciting blend of history, culture, tradition and everyday life in this vibrant city. The historic medina, soothing hammams, delicious food and bustling souks are just some of the reasons this city is like no other. Experience the art and architecture of this historical centre with the magnificent Saadian Tombs, the El Badi Palace and the Ben Youssef Madrassa. See religious history with the landmark minaret of Koutoubia Mosque.

8 Dec –  4 nights

4 * Palm Menara Hotel

€291 per person B&B

Costa Del Sol

Costa del Sol feels a world away from the gloomy skies and chilly temperatures of Ireland. Wedged between sea and mountains, the Costa Del Sol has a microclimate that delivers beautiful blue skies, more than 325 days of sunshine a year, and average winter temperatures of 20 degrees. From fascinating culture and rich history to superb golfing conditions and glorious Mediterranean sunshine, this is the ideal winter getaway.

2 Dec –  5 nights

3* Bajondillo Apartments  Studio apartment

€309.00 per person B&B

Iceland – Reykjavik

This magical, three-day trip will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. You’ll meet Santa’s elves at the airport, travel around Lapland and meet Santa privately. Snowmobile, husky rides and reindeer safaris ensure an adventure like you’ve never experienced before. Learn how to do gingerbread decorating the way Santa’s family do. Other ice and snow fun add to the thrills and fun of this amazing trip.  Stay at the centrally located Fosshotel Lind  that is just a short distance from the Arctic Circle and Santa Claus Village in in the centre of Rovaniemi.

12 Dec – 3 nights

3* hotel Fosshotel Lind  (room only)

€352.00per person

Prices are based on 2 sharing and include flights and accommodation

Baggage and transfers are optional extras.


All subject to change and availability