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Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

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Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

Any ideas for sunshine, short flights and children's fun in early November gladly received.

Later this year, I'm celebrating a BIG birthday! I would like to celebrate with a holiday in the sun, with my children who will be three and nearly five and my husband. This would be during the October half term (which unfortunately falls in November this year!). I would like to be near a sandy beach and have a playpark, children's club, children's pool and entertainment etc. Don't want to spend an absolute fortune or have flights that are too long. Possibly thinking Tunisia or Cyprus at the moment but am open to suggestions/recommendations. Any ideas for sunshine, short flights and children's fun in November gladly received. Particularly interested in hotel tips and advice. Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

I believe Cyprus should be considered as a child friendly destination with great beaches particularly on the eastern coast, so that would satisfy your requirements. The weather should be nice ( statistically speaking, and although this year was not the case), you have still many days of sunshine and temperatures around 20 deg Celcius. However, not many people continue to swim at this time of year, so if the kids would like to swim, you'd propably try to find a heated pool ( which hotels usually have).

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2. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

Unfortunately on the eastern side of the island which has the best beaches, the tourist season ends at the end of October so there won't be many places open in November. Paphos, Limassol or Larnaca would be an option as these are all year round destinations

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3. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

The Canary islands might be a better option in November, the flying time is the same as Cyprus, resorts are open all year.

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4. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

Thanks for taking the time to reply. Good tip about the heated pool- I will bear that in mind.

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5. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

Great, will look into Paphos, Larnaca and Limassol.

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6. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

will also look at Canaries, thanks.

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7. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

The flight to Cyprus is 4 1/2 hours. I think Tunisia is less than that but not as warm in November.

Cyprus would be great in November but as Kath says not the Eastern side at that time of year.

Half term must be really late this year.

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8. Re: Sun, short flights, 1st week in Nov, young kids, any ideas?

Hi, take a look at the Atlantica Oasis or Atlantica Miramre beach hotels in Limassol, both hotels have good entertainment for Children.Julie

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