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Sandals Dunn’s River Villagio 88º
Golf Resort & Spa
January 13 - 27 14 nts £2425 all-inclusive FREE GOLF Bridge Breaks and
Now open following a complete refurbishment in the Italian
Renaissance style, Sandals Dunn’s River is now rated Holidays in the UK
amongst the top hotels in the Caribbean. Set on the long
silver sands of their own private beach, close to the world
famous Dunn’s River falls, this elegant, spectacular hotel is At First for Bridge our objective is to provide unique and enjoyable
holidays for players of all abilities including those who wish to improve.
a wonderful destination for that all important winter
Bridge is licensed by the EBU and is personally directed by either
sunshine. The price includes all drinks, meals and many Andrew Kambites or Graham Hedley. Duplimated boards are used for
local amenities. there are NO golf fees (the only mandatory evening sessions, with hand records being available. Bridge fees
charge is for hire of a caddy). Only a few places remain. included in the prices shown. Master points awarded.
CROWNE PLAZA, READING
ITALY 30th December 2008-6th January 2009
See the New Year in at this superb hotel on the banks of the Thames. Choice of
Grand Hotel Gardone, Lake Garda, Italy three breaks, half board, from £269.00. Director Graham Hedley.
May 2 - 16 14 nts £1485 ave. WINCHESTER HOTEL, WINCHESTER
71º 5th-9th March 2009
This is to be our fifteenth consecutive visit to Enjoy a break at this 4-star hotel with its award-winning brasserie and bar.
Four nights, half board from £283.00. Director Graham Hedley.
this lovely destination – one of our favourite holidays.
Every year this hotel receives the highest praise from our METEOR HOTEL, CROATIA
Two breaks: 21st March-4th April & 4th-11th April 2009
guests for its food, its superb lake-side location Our first visit to this hotel situated close to the lively resort of Makarska. Free
and the friendly and efficient attitude of its management local drinks (11am-11pm). Two weeks, full board from £899.00. One week, full
and staff. All of our rooms have balconies and views over board from £649.00. Director Graham Hedley.
the lake. The basic cost includes midday flights from LA QUINTA HOTEL, MENORCA
24 th April-1st May 2009 (Daily seminars)†
Gatwick with British Airways, but these are Our sixth visit to this luxurious hotel located close to Cuitadella, Menorca’s old
going quickly. This fantastic destination continues Moorish capital. One week, half board from £597.00. Director Andrew Kambites.
to be incredibly popular, so book now to avoid HOTEL S’ALGAR, MENORCA
disappointment! 1st-8th May 2009 (Daily seminars)†
Join us for our 11th spring holiday at this popular hotel with its warm and
welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy extensive sports and leisure facilities including
ITALY scuba diving, water skiing and snorkelling, or try bowls, archery, tennis and rifle
shooting. One week, full board from £567.00. Director Andrew Kambites.
Hotel Bristol Buja, Abano Terme, Italy †Why not book a spring break at both the La Quinta Hotel and the Hotel
ave. S’Algar for only £1017.00 – a big saving on brochure prices.
June 15 - 26 11 nts full board £1285 78º DURRANT HOUSE HOTEL, BIDEFORD
Sold out for our last three visits in June, our trips to Two breaks: 31st May-5th June & 19th-24th July 2009
Superbly situated for exploring the region’s magnificent coastline, beaches and
Abano Terme continue to be an outstanding success. fishing villages. Choice of two five-night breaks, half board, at North Devon’s largest
The whole area is a joy to visit as Abano is a lovely town hotel from £293.00. Director Andrew Kambites.
sitting close to open countryside, with plenty to attract the HOTEL S’ALGAR, MENORCA
tourist. Excursions to Padua, Vicenza and Venice are 2nd-16th October 2009*
With extensive sports and leisure facilities (see May break for details), a great
available for those who wish to further ‘soak up’ the seafront location and an exciting and innovative bridge programme, it’s the perfect
history of this wonderful part of Italy. The olde worlde autumn break. Two weeks, full board from £929.00. Director Graham Hedley.
charm of the Hotel Bristol Buja together with the LA QUINTA HOTEL, MENORCA
exceptionally fine cuisine and magnificent thermal spa 16th-23rd October 2009*
Our second October visit to the 5-star La Quinta – voted one of the world’s top
pools combine to ensure that its popularity endures year hotels by TUI. One week, half board from £597.00. Director Graham Hedley.
upon year. A visit to the spectacular Arena di Verona for a *Why not book a 3-week autumn package at both these hotels and take
magnificent performance of Carmen (costs quoted on advantage of a massive saving on brochure prices.
request) will be the icing on the cake! PESTANA BAY HOTEL, MADEIRA
Don’t miss out – book now! Two breaks: 16th-23rd November & 23rd-30th November 2009
Each of the above holiday costs represents excellent value Free leisure facilities at this 4-star hotel. Seven nights, half board from £619.00
– check brochure prices! or 14 nights, half board from £949.00. Director Andrew Kambites.
Except where shown, prices based upon 14 nights shared
occupancy of a twin/double room, on a half-board basis. For brochures and booking forms for all our holidays, contact:
Included in the costs are flights and transfers as advertised, hotel
accommodation, and ALL BRIDGE FEES. FIRST FOR BRIDGE LTD.
4 The Lyes, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5HF
Telephone: 01934 876500 N Mobile: 07771 901579
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