Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Sizzling deals for Sunshine State stays
Tourism Queensland has rounded up some sizzling deals for Spring-time visitors. Here’s a taste of what’s on offer in the Sunshine State.
Rumba on the Sunshine Coast
The brand new Rumba Beach Resort, recently opened on picturesque Bulcock Beach at Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is offering a special “Preview Rate” of Stay 5 nights and Pay 3.
The waterfront boutique all-suite resort is within walking distance of all of Caloundra’s best cafes, main street shopping and iconic Pumistone Passage marine park. Rumba’s stylish apartments feature cable TV, on-demand movies, iPod docks, in-room spa and an expresso machine, while leisure facilities include two main swimming pools, a massive Jacuzzi and outdoor cocktail bar.
Rumba Resort’s “Preview Rate” is available from now until 24 December, 2009 with the Stay 5 nights, Pay 3 package deal for $570 for a 5 night stay in 1 bedroom apartment or $690 for a 5 night stay in a 2 bedroom resort suite – just $34.50 per person per night for four people sharing. The deal is subject to availability. www.rumbaresort.com.au
Spring special at Lillydale Farmstay
For September only, the multi award-winning Lillydale Farmstay is offering a Spring deal. Stay one night get the second night 50 per cent off. Please quote the code word ‘Spring’ to receive this offer. Lillydale is located only 90 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The farmstay has recently opened a new eco-cabin perfect for couples wanting total privacy or large families. www.lillydale.com.au
Voyages extends free meal deals for tropical island getaways
Voyages has extended its Free Meal packages now on sale until 31 October, 2009. Save from $69 per person per day on either Brampton, Dunk or Heron Islands.
A four-night stay on Brampton Island costs from $524* per person and includes full buffet breakfast, buffet lunch and buffet or three-course dinner daily, plus many island activities, meaning you can spend more on a jet ski safari! www.brampton-island.com
On Dunk Island a four-night package costs from $588* per person and includes full buffet breakfast, buffet or 2-course lunch and buffet or three-course dinner daily. Also included are many non-motorised water sports and islands activities, plus children stay and eat for FREE! www.dunk-island.com
On Heron Island a four-night package costs from $676 per person, and includes full buffet breakfast, buffet lunch and buffet or 3-course table d'hote dinner daily, many island activities and children stay and eat for FREE! On Heron Island treat yourselves to the world class snorkelling and diving expeditions.
For bookings or more information call 1300 134 044 or visit www.voyages.com.au/blue *Conditions apply. The deals are valid for travel until 30 November, 2009.
Great value family fun at Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Spring into Novotel Twin Waters Resort for some family fun from $269 per room per night including accommodation in a king suite, full buffet breakfast for two adults and two children and two busy body kids club vouchers.
Guests can enjoy an exhaustive list of activities and attractions for both kids and adults including swimming pools, spa, lagoon with complimentary water sports; kayaks, windsurfers, catamarans and a giant water trampoline. There’s also a day spa, circus school, segway tours, golf course and numerous dining options.
The family package is valid to October 31, 2009. For bookings call 1800 072 277. www.novoteltwinwatersresort.com.au
By Jupiter, here’s a hot deal!
Stay 3 nights and pay for 2 at Jupiters Townsville Hotel & Casino. Packages start from only $450, including three nights’ accommodation in a room type of your choice plus full buffet breakfast for two daily in Aqua Restaurant. The package is valid form now until 30 December, 2009 and is subject to availability. For bookings contact Jupiters Towers on (07) 4722 2333. www.jupiterstownsville.com.au