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March 14, 2018

Cycling in Slovenia with Zenith Holidays…

Zenith Holidays is highlighting a wealth of cycling holiday options in 2018 which are accessible, fun and cover a range of countries – including Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Croatia, France, Greece and Slovenia – and price brackets.

Itineraries on offer include Cycling the Castles of Slovenia, an eight-day self-guided tour – on offer between May and October – that features fortresses, sparkling wines and spas and is rated easy/medium on the cycle scale and is suitable for cyclists of average fitness.

The trip begins in the city of Maribor on the banks of the Drava River and ends in the town of Otocec on the Krka River and passes through lush scenery of vineyards and orchards, rolling hills, river valleys, tiny villages and towns such as Ptuj and Brezice.

Highlights include magnificent castles such as Ptuj Castle, Mokrice Castle and the mighty Kostanjevica Castle, plus the villages along the Krka River which specialise in hearty regional cuisine and serve the unique local wine of Cvicek, made from red and white grapes.  There is also time for a spot of pampering and relaxation at the Smarjeske Spa perched above the Krka Plain.

Twin share prices start at £743 per person inclusive of accommodation with breakfast in castle hotels and guesthouses, cycle hire, luggage transfers between destinations, an information package with text road book and maps plus a backup service hotline during the trip.

Flights and airport transfers are not included – Zenith is happy to arrange or advise – plus there are also options for a guided group trips.

Reservations:  0203 137 7678,


For further information please contact Katie Waddington on 0203 137 7678 or  Release issued by Beacon PR (01572) 748800

February 14, 2018

Family adventure getaways from Zenith Holidays

With summer fast approaching, family activity specialist, Zenith Holidays, is highlighting a wealth of ideas in destinations including Croatia, Mallorca, Slovenia, Iceland and France, perfect for families looking for more than relaxing by the pool.

Options include multi-activity holidays in Croatia where highlights include rafting, hiking and cycling along the Mreznica River – 64 kms long and home to 93 waterfalls – through the Plitvice Lakes National Park and to the Una River in Bosnia.

These seven-night holidays – on offer between June and September – are based at the Hotel Zeleni Kut, a family-friendly property on the banks of the Mreznica.  The price in August, for example, is £685 per person – adults and children over 12 years of age – staying on a half-board basis in two rooms.  Also included are airport transfers, five days of activities with instruction (as above), entrance fee into the Plitvice Lakes National Park, use of all equipment, ground transportation and the service of an English speaking guide/instructor.

In Mallorca, the company is featuring family holidays – offering a good mix of activities for younger children – between June and September.  This week of fun includes rock climbing, stand-up paddle boarding and adventure trekking, along with sea caving, a trip to a horse ranch and riding on the beach.

In peak season, from 11 August for example, the cost of £1135 per adult and £715 per child includes airport transfers, six nights’ half-board accommodation in a family room at the three-star Valentin Playa de Muro near Can Picafort, activities as above, along with equipment hire and services of a guide/instructor.

Flights are not included in the above packages.

Reservations:  0203 137 7678,


For further information please contact Katie Waddington on 0203 137 7678 or  Release issued by Beacon PR (01572) 748800

January 1, 2018

BITE SIZED BULLETIN – A reminder of what’s new for 2018 from Beacon PR Clients

  1. Camping le Clarys Plage making its debut with Venue Holidays
  2. More new cottages from Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire
  3. New properties with private pools for Vintage Travel
  4. Family multi-activity packages in Croatia with Zenith Holidays
  5. New villas extend Crete range of holiday homes from Freelance Holidays
  6. Three new holidays from sociable singles specialist Friendship Travel
  7. Irish Ferries new super-ferry to sail between UK/Ireland from September
  8. New Suffolk adventure centre for family holidays with PGL


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  1. Venue Holidays, has expanded its choice of campsites in The Vendee, with Camping le Clarys Plage making its debut in 2018. The campsite – situated four miles of St Jean de Monts – is the perfect location for a family-friendly holiday with its many facilities including a spectacular swimming pool complex with a lazy river, water slides and numerous fountains, plus a 10-metre high ‘Space Boa’ water slide. A stroll of around 400 yards leads to the nearest sandy beach.  A seven-night holiday in a two-bedroom mobile home with decking in May is priced from£200, increasing to £1020 in peak season. Ferry crossings can be arranged by Venue on request and cost from £84 for a return Dover/Calais P&O saver crossing for car and passengers.  01233 629950,

    2.         On offer from Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire for the first time in 2018 is  Bentonville, a newly-built detached holiday home perched above the beach at Freshwater East and with its own hot tub and swim spa. This contemporary property – with natural slate floors, stainless steel and glass fittings and bi-fold doors opening onto a decked balcony – sleeps 10 in five bedrooms (two en suite) and is ideally positioned to take in the magnificent sea views.  A seven-night holiday in 2018 starts at £1040 increasing to £3355 in peak season.  Other new properties include The Cottage, a listed period thatched property (sleeping seven) built in 1920 in the seaside village of Saundersfoot. 01437 772760,

    3.         Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has expanded its portfolio of properties with private pools.  Additions include Quinta dos Castanheiros, a magnificent villa in the Minho, Portugal,  set in 10 acres of private woodland and sleeping 10 in five en suite bedrooms. The villa is situated outside the hamlet of Rebordoes, three kms from Ponte de Lima.  Its considerable extension has created an elegant home with two sitting rooms, a superb dining room, a beautifully equipped kitchen and a games room. It is an idyllic private retreat and in the grounds there is a large, private swimming pool and open and covered terraces.  A seven-night holiday in 2018 starts at £1998, increasing to £2950 in peak season.  Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage on request.  01954 261431,

    4.         Zenith Holidays is featuring its multi-activity family holidays in Croatia in 2018 offering rafting, hiking, swimming and cycling along the Mreznica River, through the Plitvice Lakes National Park and to the Una River in Bosnia.  This seven-night holiday – on offer between June and September – is based at the Hotel Zeleni Kut, a family-run hotel on the banks of the Mreznica.  Peak season prices are from £685 per person based on two adults and two children over 12 years of age in two rooms on a half-board basis. Also included are airport transfers, five days of activities, use of bicycles, kayaks, canoes, rafts, paddles, life jackets and helmets, plus ground transportation and the services of an English speaking guide.  Flights are not included in the package.  0203 137 7678,

    5.         Villa specialist Freelance Holidays has expanded its choice of holiday homes on Crete to more than 60 for 2018, adding characterful villas with private pools in Stylos, Rethymnon and Plaka.  For example, newly-renovated Villa Vangelis offers outstanding value for a couple, with an additional twin to sleep four if wished. Stone-built, it balances rugged character with modern facilities in a standalone spot with far-reaching views. A week’s rental starts at just £693, making this two-bedroom property more than good value even for a couple! Freelance Holidays allows any-day-arrival at virtually all properties, even in peak season, making it easy to mix and match low-cost flights to create holidays of any length of stay. Price excludes flights and car hire. 01789 297705,

  1. Sociable singles holidays specialist Friendship Travel has three new holidays for summer 2018. It is one of the first UK companies to feature newly-renovated Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados and its first Hosted holiday there takes off on 24 February, with eight, 11 and 15-night holidays available, from £2995. In Portugal, the company has added the coastal town of Olhao in the Ria Formosa National Park. The seven-night holidays offer 5-star luxury and value with excursions on four days included and prices from £1135. The third new holiday is an exclusive charter of a traditional gulet to sail around the Ionian Sea from its home port of Zante. There are plenty of opportunities to swim, kayak and snorkel, as well as explore picturesque ports and tiny islands. Prices start at £1295. 0289 446 2211,
  1. Irish Ferries’ new €144 million cruise ferry W.B. Yeats will start to sail between the UK and Ireland in September 2018. Currently being built in Germany, it is expected to weigh in at 55,000 tonnes, making it the largest to operate on the Irish Sea. Fabulous facilities will include a Club Class lounge with direct passenger access from the car decks, à la carte and self-service restaurants, a cinema, a shopping mall, a choice of bars and lounges and an outside promenade deck. There will also be 441 cabins, including luxury suites with their own private balconies. Before going into service on the Holyhead to Dublin route, W.B. Yeats will add much-needed high season capacity between Ireland and France.
  1. PGL will open Bawdsey Manor on the Suffolk Heritage Coast in 2018 offering Family Adventure holidays. The impressive 144-acre estate at the mouth of the River Deben includes a private beach and the gabled 19th century house is Grade II* Listed. After a transformation programme this winter, Bawdsey Manor will offer activities such as archery, abseiling, canoeing, climbing, fencing, rifle-shooting, a giant swing and zip wire, Jacob’s ladder, a high-flying trapeze plus orienteering and beach safaris. For families with children as young as five, PGL will offer seven, four and two-night multi-activity holidays and breaks. A seven-night holiday starts from £489 per adult/£409 per child. Prices include accommodation, all meals, activities, equipment, instruction, supervision and evening fun. 0333 321 2114,



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November 22, 2017

Christmas and New Year skiing from Zenith Holidays reduced in price…

For families or couples looking to spend Christmas or New Year on the slopes, ski and boarding specialist, Zenith Holidays, is highlighting a choice of getaways in France, many reduced in price.

For families, a week from 23 December at Chalet Clautre at Montgenevre in the Southern Alps is now priced at £2,500, saving £500.   This price is for two adults and two children (aged under 12 years) and includes return flights from Stansted or Gatwick, transfers and chalet board accommodation (breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner with wine) in two adjacent en suite rooms.

Montgenevre – one of the oldest resorts in France – is just two miles from the Italian border and sits at an altitude of over 1800 metres and is perfectly placed to get snow from all directions so therefore benefits from excellent snow cover.

For couples, a week from 30 December at Chalet Refuge in the old town of Villeneuve in Serre Chevalier – one of the biggest ski areas in France covering  410 acres of pistes at altitudes of between 1200 and 2800 metres – now costs from £645 per person ( saving £120).   This twin share price includes return flights from Gatwick, transfers and chalet board accommodation (breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner with wine).

The chalet is just a five-minute walk from the Aravet lift which whisks visitors up to the slopes of Serre Chevalier.  Shops, bars and restaurants – specializing in French cuisine and traditional mountain fare – are all close by.


For further information please contact Katie Waddington of Zenith Holidays on 0203 137 7678.  Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

November 15, 2017

New Client Announcement

Beacon PR is delighted to represent Zenith Holidays (, a year-round activity holiday provider in destinations including France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Iceland, the Azores, Spain and the UK and Channel Islands.

The company specialises in affordable and flexible holidays for all ages and abilities and is happy to adjust itineraries to match preferences.   Activities on offer include:

Skiing and snowboarding
Multi-activity holidays ranging from archery to ziplining
Mountain biking
Road cycling
Rafting and kayaking

In addition to providing accommodation and activities, the company – which has been established since 2009 – includes a channel crossing on self-drive holidays or airport transfers for those arranging their own flights. is packed with information, but there is also a friendly reservations team on hand to advise and shape the holiday of choice.

Beacon PR Account Manager:  Pat Jacobs – – 01572 748800

Zenith Holidays Director:  Katie Waddington –

Booking/Information details:  0203 137 7678,





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