Chasing the Sun: Stress-free Getaways from Cork, Shannon, Knock & Kerry Airports

With the chaos of Dublin Airport still up in the air, let's look at destinations from regional airports instead


Begin your holiday on cloud nine this summer by travelling from one of Ireland's regional airports to sun-soaked destinations including Greece, Spain, Portugal and Malta. One of Ireland's leading holiday operators, Sunway Holidays, has great-value packages from regional airports including Cork, Shannon, Kerry and Knock.


With easy access nationwide via car and bus, the option to fly from a regional airport to sunnier climates couldn’t be more convenient and stress-free. Checkout these deals from Sunway Holidays all of which include return flights and accommodation.

Malta - Shannon Airport

With more than 155 miles of coastline and 300 days of sunshine a year, Malta has some of the clearest waters, as well as untouched coves. Located in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta certainly knows how to impress with its stunning landscapes, UNESCO sites and bustling culture spots. Not to mention it has many islands, meaning tourists can enjoy beach-hopping, mountain-hiking, wine-tasting tours and snorkelling.


Flying from Shannon Airport, the package with Sunway Holidays includes:

  • 05th June – 7 Nights

  • 3* Topaz Hotel

  • Room Only

  • From only €549pp


Corfu, Greece - Shannon Airport

The beautiful Greek island of Corfu will leave you speechless with its beauty and culture. Home to incredible beaches, cobbled alleys, quaint churches and old-fashioned cafes and traditional tavernas, Corfu is like something from a movie. If you like to explore and hike, the lower slopes of Mount Pantokrator to Old Perithia, is a popular trek for hikers.


Flying from Shannon Airport, the package with Sunway Holidays includes:

  • 14th June – 7 nights

  • 3* Olive Grove Resort

  • Bed & Breakfast

  • From only €529pp

Costa Del Sol, Spain - Cork Airport


Home to 20 golden sandy beaches, the Costa del Sol is a world-renowned destination for a memorable break away. Popular spots with tourists include Benalmadena, Marbella, Torremolinos, Malaga and Fuengirola, all of which offer a vast range of water sports, culture, scenic landscapes and incredible cuisine.


Flying from Cork Airport, two options with Sunway Holidays include:

  • 08th June – 7 nights

  • 3* Gardenia Apartments

  • Self-Catering

  • From €435pp

14th June – 7 nights

  • 3* Veramar Apartments

  • Room only

  • From €585pp

Algarve, Portugal - Knock Airport



The Algarve region, located between Faro and Lagos, is synonymous with great beaches, sailing, and trendy resorts, as well as world-class golf courses. This aside though, the Algarve is home to miles of rugged coastline overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with easy access to traditional fishing villages and awesome caves for swimming.


Flying from Knock Airport, the package with Sunway Holidays includes:

  • 14th June – 7 Nights

  • 4* Paraiso De Albuferia

  • Room only

  • From only €586pp

Benidorm Spain - Kerry Airport

Perfect for sun-seekers, Benidorm enjoys around 330 days of sunshine a year with average highs of around 28˚C throughout the summer months. With three Blue Flag beaches, this seaside resort is great for families with its vast range of attractions including Aqualandia waterpark, Terra Mitica theme park, and Terra Natura park. Away from the high-rise skyline of Benidorm’s main strip lies Benidorm’s Old Town, filled with cobbled streets and quaint white washed houses.


Flying from Kerry Airport, the package with Sunway Holidays includes:

  • 13th June – 7 nights

  • 2* Brasil Benidorm Hotel

  • Bed & Breakfast

  • From only €685pp

All the above prices are based on 2 adults sharing for 7 nights and include flights and accommodation

Book in Sunway.ie or by calling (01) 231 1888