Travel London Lite Friday, 18 September 2009 13 Thankful for sales HEAD to New York for the Thanksgiving sales and with the money youll save splash out on four nights at the super-hip Hotel on Rivington, including scheduled flights with Virgin Atlantic, which now cost from 749. Prices are per person, based on two adults travelling and sharing a King Room. Cost includes all taxes and surcharges based on departures on 25 Nov. See vhiphotels.co.uk or call 0844 573 2460. Yesyou Cancun ALREADY missing summer? Why not plan a trip to Mexico? Between December and February the average rain fall is at its lowest of the year with temperatures a comfortable 29C. First Choice offers seven-night holidays in Cancun from 739 per adult (495 per child), staying at the all-inclusive Riu Caribe. Flights depart from London Gatwick on the 3 December. See firstchoice.co.uk/mexico or call 0871 200 4455. Enjoy the Hi life BEAUTY brand REN has teamed up with Hi-Hotel, a beachside hotel in Nice in the south of France, to offer a luxury weekend away for two. The prize includes flights, accommodation, breakfast at Hi-Hotels Organic Canteen, a Michelin-star lunch at the Hi-Beach complex and REN treatments at the Hi-Body retreat. The offer ends tomorrow so get clicking! To enter visit renskincare. com. Enter your details and keep your fingers crossed! Coastwiththemost SPEND three nights in a luxury four-star self-catering apartment just 200m from Watergate Bay in Cornwall for just 119 per person. The offer also includes dinner at Jamie Olivers Fifteen restaurant (worth 55) and admission to the Eden Project. Based on four adults sharing a two-bedroom flat with Beachcombers Apartments. Book by 7 October. For availability visit dealchecker. co.uk or call 01621 784666. Takingoff... OF HOTEL-STYLE EXTRAS AS SELF-CATERING GETS A REVAMP EDITED BY OLIVIA WALMSLEY THE ALL-ROUNDER Trevenna, Cornwall TREVENNA is a clutch of converted barns and farm buildings with views over Bodmin Moor, all decorated in sleek contemporary style. Best bits: Trevenna charges by the night with a minimum two-night stay. Theres everything from a cottage for two right up to an eight-person house. Services: In winter, guests arrive to a lit fire. Homemade shepherds pie can be waiting in the oven and break- fast can be ready in the fridge (6 pp). Babysitting (6 per hour) and driving services are also available. Details: Average price 60pp per night. See mrandmrssmith.com A HEAVENLY HEN DO Burgraaf and Voltaire, Dorset THESE twin converted barns are the place for hens to relax in style. Situated on Axnoller Farm in 200 acres of farmland, each sleeps 12 people. Best bits: Outdoor hot tub and private indoor pool. Services: The owners can have your groceries delivered and unpacked on arrival. Guests can book a chef and spa treatments can be arranged. Details Starts at 93 per night based on 12 people sharing. See mrandmrssmith.com EXCLUSIVE LUXURY Gossel Ridding, Lake Windermere ARTS & Crafts mansion meets exclu- sive country hotel. Billiards room, giant fireplaces, wood panelling -- you get the picture. Best bits: Its grand, but not stuffy. Check out the cinema room, four- poster beds and free-standing baths. Services: The house can organise anything from horse riding to hot air balloon rides and pianists. Details: Three nights based on 12 sharers start at 83pp per night. See gosselridding.com GROUPS OF FRIENDS Carrington House, Norfolk CARRINGTON HOUSE may look like a grade II-listed Georgian mansion from the outside, but theres nothing fusty about its interior. It sleeps 22 easily and boasts three reception rooms and nine themed bedrooms. Best bits: A cellar, complete with DJ decks, dance floor, karaoke machine and dressing-up room. Theres also a beach hut on Old Hunstanton beach, 10 minutes away. Services: Beauty treatments (facials 35-58), yoga (12pp), DJs, comedians, chefs and bartenders are available. Details Prices start at 61pp per night based on 20 sharers. See carringtonhouse.net COSY FOR COUPLES Ghillies Rest, Scotland PERFECT for a highland fling, this secluded two-person cottage is worth the drive for the views alone. Best bits: 23,000 acres of unbeatable Scottish terrain. Kitchens come fully stocked with locally sourced food. Services: Clay pigeon shooting (30pp), pony trekking (60pp), deer stalking (250pp for full day). Details: 200pp per night. Price includes all meals, 4x4 wilderness safari, fishing and mountain biking. 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