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Luxurious LUX Bodrum Resort & Residences is built into a hill and is situated on a private peninsula overlooking the picturesque Aegean coastline. The intimate resort boasts an infinity pool, a pretty bay with a beach and a beautiful terrace that enjoys lovely sunset views in the evenings.
7 nights Bed & Breakfast from £999.00 per person including flights and private transfer
Book now to travel between June – October and receive 40% Special discount.
The hotel has 91 rooms, 19 residences and a villa. Each of the rooms, suites and residences offer stunning panoramic views, many of which feature floor-to-ceiling windows to allow for light, bright and airy rooms. Guests can spend their days relaxing in the spa or on loungers by the sea or swimming pool before enjoying delicious cuisine at one of two restaurants. Try Stella for à la carte Italian and international dishes, or Beach Rouge for a seaside setting with a laid back atmosphere, serving freshly caught seafood and Mediterranean cuisine. In the evenings, guests can enjoy sipping on delicious cocktails whilst listening to the sounds of live DJ’s perform into the early hours.
Relax and rejuvenate at the LUX Me Spa, which provides a range of treatments throughout the day, with signature wellness concepts designed by expert therapists. Guests can also keep fit on their holiday in the well-equipped fitness area, as well as enjoying outdoor yoga and pilates classes.
Bodrum is one of the most cosmopolitan resorts on the Aegean Sea. Historic landmarks, stylish boutiques and whitewashed houses rise in tiers on the hillside. They overlook two bright blue bays and a medieval Crusader castle built by the Knights of St John.
The ancient heart of the Bodrum Peninsula, this vibrant town features a harbour where traditional gulets and cruise boats await their captains. There’s also a modern marina filled with elegant yachts. The covered bazaar-style lanes of Kale Caddesi lie beneath the castle walls. Here, you can barter for bargain leather, beachwear and textiles while Turkey’s infamous blue-glass nazar boncugu amulets stare out from stalls and shop windows.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Escape to LUX Bodrum Resort & Residences and for further information.
Into the Blue at Marettimo
Fantastic Diving Offer at Marettimo between 16th of September to 01st of November 7 Nights from from £798.00 per person including flights from Gatwick Airport to Palermo, 23 kg baggage allowance per person, airport transfers(including Ferry), and 5 Days diving per person (including tanks & weights with 2 dives each day) and lunch aboard the boat as well as Dinner for 7 evenings.
Accommodation in Marettimo basic but comfortable and the Dive boat is 12 meters long, with a readily available compressor aboard that allows divers to recharge their tanks without having to shuffle equipment and benches, a box for each person (max 24 pax), a platform on the poop deck for entry/exit from the water, and a wide sundeck for relaxing moments. It is possible to leave the equipment on the boat for the duration of your vacation.
Marettimo is the westernmost and most remote of the three Egadi Islands, just over an hour’s hydrofoil ride from Trapani on Sicily’s western tip.
Largely untouched by tourism, the island is a real hideaway, a quiet, sleepy place for most of the year. Then, in the summer months, expat islanders return to see their families, catch up with the news and renew their vows of love for their home. The story of Marettimo’s diaspora and how the islanders took up salmon-fishing in Alaska is the stuff of legend and an intrinsic part of the island’s identity. There are no hotel, camping or other large-scale tourism apart from some trattorie (restaurants), bars and local shops.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Into the Blue at Marettimo and for further information.
Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat is a 4 Night trip with Direct flights from Luton Airport to Eilat (Ovda) from Wednesday to Sunday.
We can offer this magical trip on 21 November from £684.00 per person, including flights, first and last night in 3* Hotel in Eilat and 3 Day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour. Other dates are available from end of October 2018 till the end of March 2019.
3 day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat allows an in-depth visit of the two most iconic wonders in Jordan. After pick up from your hotel in Eilat, you will cross the border into Jordan, and make your way to Petra along the desert highway. You will spend the first day of your tour with a guide, discovering the secrets of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Nabatean city of Petra. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean carved-city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern traditions blend with Hellenistic architecture. Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast.
The following day is dedicated to an independent exploration of the site: you can return to your favourite place, or hike along one of the trails, such as that to the impressive Monastery. In the evening, enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner at a Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum, out in the open beneath thousands of stars. After an experiential night in the desert, sleeping in tents, wake up to enjoy a Jeep tour in the Wadi Rum Nature Reserve, guided by local Bedouins. Wadi Rum is like a moonscape of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the white and pink coloured sands, and offers some of the most spectacular desert scenery you are ever likely to see. Home to the many exploits of the famous T.E. Lawrence during the 1917-1918 Arab Revolt, Wadi Rum was used for the desert shots of the film “Lawrence of Arabia”.
After experiencing Wadi Rum, head to the port city of Aqaba for a walk through its traditional Arab markets before crossing back to Israel and ending your tour in Eilat.
There is no need to pre-arrange a visa for this tour, as our team will take care of these arrangements as part of the service.
• First Night at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis.
• Pickup from your hotel in Eilat, and cross border to Jordan with border assistance.
• Enjoy a fully guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
• Experience a local lunch at an authentic Jordanian restaurant
• Overnight in hotel in Petra including breakfast
• With a free day in Petra, go deeper into the site or experience it at sunrise or sunset when less visitors make it less crowded
• For departures on Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday, optional visit to the Petra by Night candle-light show.
• Stay overnight in a Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum
• Explore the stunning landscape of Wadi Rum with a Jeep tour
• Tour the markets of Aqaba
• Return to Eilat an overnight at 3* Hotel in Eilat, on a bed & breakfast basis.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Eilat and for further information.
Winter Sun in Eilat
We are pleased to announce that Eilat will have direct flights from Luton for the 2018/19 winter season!
Eilat offers great snorkelling and diving and is the closest Coral Sea destination to Europe. It is a paradise for holiday makers who are interested in water-sports and one of the safest places to learn to dive with safe, easy access from a sloping beach into an incredible underwater garden.
We can offer you any hotel in Eilat but as a sample offer please see below;
7 nights at Prima Music Hotel from £894.00 per person on a half board basis including flights and transfer
Prima Music believes that a true beach retreat is not complete without the tunes you love. Therefore, it seamlessly ties entertainment and the music of your choice into your holiday experience. Each floor is dedicated to a different genre of music for you to choose from and immediately unwind with your favourite songs and melodies.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Winter Sun in Eilat and for further information.
Fully Escorted Holyland Tour
Oct 22-27, 2018
Sunday- 21 October 2018 London /Tel Aviv with British Airways
Depart London Heathrow Airport 22:30
Arrive Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 05:15 (22 Oct)
Monday-Oct 22 2018 Ben Gurion Airport / Tiberias/ Caesarea / Muhraka / Megiddo / Acre
Early arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and meet your guide and driver.
Leave the airport and drive via Tel-Aviv and along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Breakfast en route
Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee . Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor .
Overnight in Nazarethz.
Tuesday-Oct 23 2018 Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights.
Overnight in Nazareth.
Wednesday-Oct 24 2018 Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Thursday-Oct 25 2018 Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City ; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Friday-Oct 26 2018 Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds’ field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Saturday-Oct 27 2018 Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport/ London
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure on board British Airways.
Depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 16:45
Arrive London Heathrow Airport 20:05
Per person in a twin/double from £1,289.00
Single supplement from £185.00
Quote includes the following services:
• Airport assistance on arrival AT BG airport by Diesenhaus representative
• Arrival & departure transfers with guide
• Touring in Deluxe air-conditioned bus as per itinerary
• All touring with an English speaking guide
• 5 nights’ accommodation in above hotels on HB.
• Entrance to sites as per itinerary
• Porterage at Apt & hotels
• Hat & map
– 5 breakfasts at hotels
– 5 dinners at hotels
– 1 breakfast en-rout 22 October
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Fully Escorted Holyland Tour and for further information.
Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & The Red Sea
8 nights on the 20th of October for 2 adults & 2 children (under 12yrs) from £3754.00 including direct flights from Luton and 3 days car hire.
2 Nights in Jerusalem – 4* Rimonim Jerusalem – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis
6 Nights in Eilat – 4* Prima Music Hotel – 1 x standard room on a bed & breakfast basis
Israel is a fascinating destination, rich with history. Walking through Jerusalem is equivalent to wandering through the pages of history, and with monuments sacred to all 3 major monotheistic religions.
We tailor a trip for you from Jerusalem to Eliat. This Tour provides excellent opportunity to see part of the country in a short period. On your way to Eilat, on the lowest point on earth you will find The Dead Sea, the saltiest and most mineral rich body of water in the world, make sure to stop by and be soothed by the natural mineral & salt water.
The cosmopolitan resort of Eilat nestles between the rugged desert mountains of the Negev Desert, and the clear waters of Red Sea. Eilat is a haven for sun seekers and water sport enthusiasts alike. Try diving or snorkelling with the dolphins, or experience life under the sea without getting your feet wet, at the famous Underwater Observatory.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Family October Half Term – Jerusalem & Red Sea and for further information.