Sunshine and short-haul – half-term holiday getaways
We’ve rounded up the best half-term holiday deals in southeast Asia this autumn. Just don’t forget your beach towel…
Santiburi, Koh Samui
The luxe beach resort is offering Hong Kong Family Traveller readers a special offer on bookings made before October 31.
The package is based on one night’s accommodation for two people, and prices start at THB 6,760 for a Deluxe Garden Villa. The package includes a welcome cocktail, daily breakfast, daily afternoon tea, complimentary use of the resort’s gym and sports activities and free dining for (up to two) children.
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Banyan Villas, Koh Samui
Banyan Villas is offering a special 20% discount to Hong Kong Family Traveller readers for stays in October. Discounted rates start at THB 7,920 per night for a three-bedroom pool villa, or THB 8,800 for a four-bedroom pool villa.
The villas are located in private gardens next to Bang Por Beach on Koh Samui’s quieter, north coast. All have easy access to the beach and enjoy ocean views of neighbouring Koh Phangan. Some villas have private pools and jacuzzis and there is also a communal pool.
Booking enquiries at http://www.banyanvillas.com/contact.php
Pullman Danang Beach Resort, Vietnam
Relax in this beachside resort 15 minutes from Danang. Book before October 31 for stays until December 31 and enjoy the resort’s special Family Package. The offer includes accommodation in a brand new Family Suite, breakfast for two adults, free access to all recreation activities, complimentary My Kids package and return airport transfers. Prices start at VND 6,780,000 per night, per suite for a maximum of four people.
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Treat yourself to a Family Fun Stay at the Sentosa-located resort and enjoy daily breakfast for two adults and two children, a special welcome platter, early check-in and late check-out. You can also choose two options from a menu including a kids’ baking class (ages five to 15 years), 60-minute hair and scalp treatment for two adults at Auriga Spa, kids’ mocktail making class or a professional photo session at the resort. Package prices start at S$1,388 per night in a Sentosa Suite or a one-bedroom Garden Villa, or from S$1,488 in a Capella Suite or a one-bedroom Palawan Villa.
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Anantara Bophut, Koh Samui
Anantara is offering a Sweet Suite Stays deal for vacationing families. The offer includes three nights accommodation in a Junior Garden View Suite or Garden View Suite, complimentary daily breakfast, return airport transfers, a 10% dining discount and a THB 1,000 Anantara spa voucher per suite, per stay. The offer is available on stays until December 15.
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COMO Point Yamu, Phuket
Kids eat for free in October at this Phuket-based resort. Family-friendly offers start at HK$14,500 for two adults and two children sharing for four nights. Children must be under 12 years old.
The resort boasts a dedicated children’s area with interactive games and activities and restaurants serving Italian and Thai fare. Breakfast includes healthy dishes from the COMO Shambala spa menu.
Bookings enquiries at lightfoottravel.com
Samujana Private Villas, Koh Samui
Book for October and receive a 25% discount on accommodation. Samujana has 27, three- to eight-bedroom villas. Yoga, pilates and Muay Thai boxing instructors are available on-site for fun family workouts (or just to tire out the kids!) and further facilities include outdoor kitchens, dining terraces and seawater infinity pools. Selected villas offer hot tubs, private cinemas and gyms. Prices start from per night HK$28,400 for a two-bedroom villa.
Booking enquiries at lightfoottravel.com
Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, Cambodia
Enjoy Siem Reap and the temples of Angkor with Sofitel’s Magnifique Family Package. Receive a 50% discount on a second room for the kids, enjoy a late check-out at 2pm, children under 12 years and sharing their parents’ room stay for free and all children receive complimentary breakfast. Babysitting is available and the kids’ club, Villa des Enfants, offers plenty of activities and a playroom for littlies.
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W Hotel, Koh Samui
Book a four-night minimum stay and enjoy W’s WOW deal. It includes daily breakfast, return airport transfers, one candlelit set-dinner at W’s signature Japanese restaurant, one Well Travelled signature massage at Away Spa (per person, per stay), one bottle of sparkling wine on arrival and complimentary ice creams and soft drinks throughout your stay.
The offer is available until February 29, 2020, with prices starting at THB 31,125 per night (two guests) in the Wow Jungle Oasis, THB 50,612 per night (two guests) in the Wow Ocean Haven and THB 83,230 per night (four guests) in the Extreme Wow Ocean Haven.
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Niyama Private Island, Maldives
The luxe resort is offering 45% accommodation discounts if you book for October, plus children get to stay for free.
With blue seas to splash in and white sandy beaches to play on, this is a kid’s paradise – and it’s pretty dreamy for adults, too.
Sign the littlies up at The Explorers’ Club where they can build sandcastles, paint coconuts, scout for dolphins or head out on safari.
Prices start from HK$22,500 for four nights (excluding seaplane transfers).
Booking enquiries at lightfoottravel.com
Sala Samui Choengmon Beach, Koh Samui
The resort is offering a two-night Family Getaway package on stays throughout October. The package is based on two adults and one child staying in a one-bedroom, Pool Villa Suite, on a two-night minimum booking.
The package includes daily breakfast, return airport transfers, welcome amenities for children, kids eat free at lunch and dinner at SALA Restaurant (from the kids’ menu) and a one-time in-villa or beach starlight cinema experience with fresh popcorn. Rates start at THB 24,277 for a two-night stay.
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Grand Mercure Danang, Vietnam
Catch the last of northern Vietnam’s summer sunshine with this Family Fun offer from Grand Mercure. The package includes two-nights in a Superior room for two adults and two children, complimentary breakfast and Sunday Chinese Buffet or all-you-can-eat dim sum. Prices start from US$230 per room for two nights, based on two guests staying per room.
The hotel is located in Danang and offers a complimentary shuttle bus to the beach.
Booking enquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org
Angsana Lang Co, Vietnam
The Central Vietnam resort’s Live For Family Fun promotion is valid on stays until December 31 and includes a host of fun activities for the whole family.
The package includes complimentary daily breakfast for two people, kids eat for free at all food & beverage outlets (kids menu items only), a complimentary mini bar (excluding alcohol), a one-time family picnic per stay, free access to Kid’s Club and all non-motorized activities and a choice of two activities including 45-minute craft workshop, two-hour use of tennis court with an assistant to coach or act as ball boy, 15-minute water sports activity or a 15-minute jet ski ride.
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The Apurva Kempinski, Bali
Enjoy magnificent views over the Indian Ocean from this luxe, Nusa Dua-located resort as well as a special, Suite Sweet Dreams package. Suites include indoor-outdoor living, plunge pools and oversized bathrooms with walk-in rain showers.
Package rates start at US$380 per night and include dedicated Lady in Red concierge, complementary extended breakfast until midday, all-day free-flow soft drinks, juices, coffee and tea, afternoon tea and light bites from 2-4pm, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails from 5-7pm, one 60-minute spa treatment for two people and complimentary access to the Cliff Pool and hydro-jet pool.
The offer is valid until December 31.
Booking enquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org