A perfect holiday for those who love the sea. We are based on Sipan, one of the Elaphiti islands about 40 minutes off the coast of Dubrovnik. The crystal clear seas of the Adriatic, luxurious vegetation and the aromatic scents of rosemary, myrtle and lavender make this a relaxing destination. We have easy walks to small fishing villages, ancient churches and monasteries plus a boat trip to Trsteno and its famous arboretum. We use the local ferry to explore other islands too. Our delightful hotel is in a tranquil situation surrounded by olive groves and very close to the sea. The islands will be mass of colourful wildflowers at this time of the year.
£1,300 Half Board based on sharing twin room.
Single Supplement £130
Kandersteg lies at the head of two beautiful valleys giving access to some classic Swiss scenery and fabulous alpine plants. A short flight takes us to Zurich and then a fast and efficient train takes us to our destination. We explore wide valleys and flowery meadows that are surrounded by high mountains and snow-capped peaks. Glaciers, magnificent waterfalls and deep blue lakes are all around. Although we are in a mountainous area the walks are not arduous as we are able to reach the higher alpine pastures by mini bus or cable car. Our charming family-owned hotel overlooks the Blumisalp Mountain and offers some excellent food. We look for lady’s slipper orchid, gentians, snowbells, primulas and saxifrages while birds include nutcracker and alpine chough.
£1,445 Half Board based on sharing twin room.
Single Supplement £75
Norway is famous for its stunning indented coastline and along with the rest of Scandinavia provides some of the most unspoiled destinations in the world amid inspirational and dramatic wilderness scenery. Sandwiched between Stavanger and Trondheim are rugged mountains, fjords, sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages rich in history and charming friendly people. Inland are remarkable waters of the Lysefjord and Hardangerfjord, tumbling waterfalls and lakes as well as fruit farms and wonderful green spaces. Just a few minutes’ walk from our hotel will take us into gorgeous countryside. It is the stuff of picture postcards. We come across dwarf willows, saxifrages and unusual buttercups.
£1,750 Half Board based on sharing twin room.
Single Supplement £285
Well known for its rugged scenery, intriguing history and delicious food this island is the perfect place to enjoy the countryside and its wildlife. We stay on a farm in agroturismo accommodation in a rural situation but not far from the stunning small town of Alghero in the north east. The countryside in this area has a lovely pastoral feel to it with gently rolling hills and a wealth of archaeological sites. We visit 2 regional parks with limestone outcrops and dramatic headlands which are home to many interesting plants and birds. This is a Mediterranean island with a slightly exotic twist. Autumn plants include squills, colchicums and yellow bartsia.
£1,440 Half Board based on sharing twin room.
Single Supplement £200
We return to this lush green archipelago set in the middle of the Atlantic which has some of the youngest land in the world. There are dormant volcanoes and hot springs next to verdant pastures with colourful hedgerows. There are awe-inspiring mountains and peaceful valleys with abundant exotic plants including dramatic ferns, a beautiful endemic scabious and giant sow thistles. There are also extinct craters and magnificent coasts, lined with pretty villages and historical towns with a Portuguese influence. A 2-centre holiday in 2 delightful but very different hotels.
£1,900 Half Board based on sharing twin room.
Single Supplement £225
Wildflowers & Walking.
Morocco, Anti Atlas Mountains.
15–22 March 2019
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During the last year N & S WILDLIFE HOLIDAYS has supported Plantlife’s Rare Plant Areas Project in Norfolk and Suffolk by making a donation to help protect much loved plants such as fen orchid, Breckland thyme and Italian catchfly.