Tennis at Levante

Mark Warner – Intensive Tennis Week

Our amazing week at Levante Beach Resort already feels like a lifetime ago, thanks to the recent miserable weather and madness of term time, but we had the most lovely week away just before May half term. The weather was perfect for me, a balmy 25 degrees with a light breeze, the resort was as […]

rhodes sunset

Photos from the beach

We’ve just returned from an amazing week at the beautiful Levante Beach Resort with Mark Warner, it was our third holiday there and each time it gets better and better. The children seem to get more and more out of our time there each time we visit. I’ll be writing a full post soon, but just […]

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Tennis at Levante

Mark Warner – Intensive Tennis Week

Our amazing week at Levante Beach Resort already feels like a lifetime ago, thanks to the recent miserable weather and madness of term time, but we had the most lovely week away just before May half term. The weather was perfect for me, a balmy 25 degrees with a light breeze, the resort was as […]

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Photos from the beach

We’ve just returned from an amazing week at the beautiful Levante Beach Resort with Mark Warner, it was our third holiday there and each time it gets better and better. The children seem to get more and more out of our time there each time we visit. I’ll be writing a full post soon, but just […]

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Family Skiing with Madame Vacances

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