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12 May, 2005 - Spring is most certainly in the air and now is the time for a refreshing break to clean away the cobwebs. Some fabulous options to some quality destinations in Spain, Switzerland and the UK are on offer.

The one and only Relais & Chateaux property in Madrid, Hotel Orfila, is offering a luxurious overnight package at just 440 Euros for two plus tax. This includes one night in Executive Suite accommodation, buffet breakfast, a glass of champagne and chocolates on arrival, a private visit to the Prado Museum and a gastronomic dinner at the hotel’s award winning restaurant. To book, call 00 34 91 702 7770 or visit:

An explosion of colour awaits you at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel, a gem of a hotel located in the heart of Lancashire (The Forest of Bowland) and winner of the Britain in Bloom Award for nine consecutive years. A great break for two is on offer for just £72.50 per person, subject to availability. This includes double or twin room accommodation, (two sharing) full English breakfast and a three course dinner. To book call 01995 61456 or visit

Casa de Carmona, an exquisitely restored XVIth century palace, just outside Seville is offering a special spring break for two. For just £270, this two night package includes double room accommodation, daily breakfast, tickets for two to a Flamenco evening in Seville and room upgrades subject to availability. To book call 00 34 95 419 1000 or visit

If the idea of having a castle to yourself appeals, Myres Castle in Scotland has a special spring offer of 3 nights for the price of 2 at the special rate of £590 per person or 4 nights for the price of 3 at £885 per person. Rates are inclusive of accommodation in double or twin en-suite bedrooms, exclusive use of the Castle, gardens and the grounds, breakfast, light lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and soft drinks. Guests can enhance their culinary skills with a spring themed cookery demonstration from the Myres Castle chef, Christopher Trotter, featuring spring lamb and wild garlic. Prices are based on a minimum of 12 guests and the offer is valid until end May 2005, Monday – Thursday inclusive, subject to availability. To book call 01337 828 350 or visit

Lausanne’s finest palace hotel, The Beau-Rivage Palace, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, is offering a great value ‘Discovery’ break at 535 Swiss Francs (approx £234) per night for a two night stay. The package includes accommodation in a Superior or Deluxe room with lake view or in a Comfort room with a garden view, full buffet breakfast, one ‘Menu du Chef’ at ‘La Rotonde’, the hotel’s one Michelin star restaurant and a Swiss wine tasting. To book call 00(41) 21/613 33 33 and quote ‘Discovery’ or visit

For further press information or to arrange individual press review visits to any of the above properties, please contact:
Kate Mullins/Sibyl Darrington, Drake PR
21-22 Grosvenor Street, LONDON W1K 4QJ
Tel: 020 7720 7979 Fax: 020 7498 9915 E-mail:

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