Sydney, Australia, May 30, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- It seems honeymoons are no longer the reserve of the happily married couple, the latest craze is the Familymoon. In today’s modern world, where more and more families are joining the “Brady Bunch Brigade”, children are the latest honeymoon accessory.
The key to a successful Familymoon is selecting a hotel which caters to the romantic needs of the newly married couple, whilst ensuring there is still plenty for the children to do.
Leading online accommodation specialist HotelClub (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/) has compiled a top five list of hotels perfect for the growing Familymoon trend – catering to a wide variety of budgets – but all in spectacular “once-in-a-lifetime” locations. Familymooners have additional incentives to book via HotelClub as every booking will earn “Member Dollars”* – offering discount hotels and free stays, and many HotelClub partner hotels allow children under the age of 12 to stay for free.
1. A Family Pamper
Why not check into the Mollington Hotel & Spa in Chester (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Mollington_Hotel__Spa_Chester.htm), for a spot of relaxation and pampering for all the family. The Spa is perfect for the whole family – ESPA treatments for mum and dad and a pool and Jacuzzi for the kids. This coupled with elegant bedrooms, two restaurants to chose from and extensive grounds, make it a perfect “at home” Familymoon for a group looking to chill out and relax. Packages start at £122 per room per night (child up to 12 for free).
2. An Urban Retreat
For sophisticated families who love a bit of urban design and cool and contemporary lines, the four-star Harbour Apartments in Edinburgh (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Harbour_Apartments_Edinburgh.htm) are ideal for a Familymoon filled with city-chic and sporting fun. The loft style apartments overlook the Firth of Fourth, many with floor to ceiling windows and balconies. The complex has great spa and sports facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and squash courts. The streets of Edinburgh are only a 15-minute shuttle bus away, where shopping, dining, shows and entertainment abound. Packages start at £50 a night for a twin apartment.
3. Balinese Bliss
The whole family will love the tranquillity and facilities of the five-star Westin Resort Nusa Dua in Bali (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Westin_Resort_Nusa_Dua_Bali.htm). The resort, set amongst tropical gardens and alongside white sand beaches, is a perfect retreat for a family looking to escape from it all. The resort provides a range of rooms, including suites perfect for families travelling together, and a host of restaurants, sporting facilities and a state-of-the-art spa. There are even cocoon pods on the beach to shelter from the midday sun. From sandcastles to sundowners, this is the perfect Familymoon resort. Prices start £106 per room per night.
4. A Greek retreat for younger families
For those taking younger children on holiday, the four-star Dassia Chandris Hotel (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Dassia_Chandris_Hotel.htm) provides an ideal location to get away from it all. Located just outside Corfu town, the hotel is set in one of the island’s most beautiful gardens, right on the edge of the Ionian Sea. As well as beaches, pools and several restaurants and bars, there are several play areas for children, both inside and outside. Great for mums and dads keen to work off some of their kids’ energy. The price is right too, at just £90 per room per night.
5. Out and out luxury
For families looking to truly pamper themselves in spectacular surroundings, the Trisara Villas in Phuket (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Trisara_Villa_Phuket.htm) offer it all. Private villas, each with their own swimming pool, ocean views and spa baths, offer the highest luxury standards and there are beachside restaurants, swimming pools and a gymnasium on site. As there is a babysitting service available, the Trisara Villas are great for Familymooners seeking some romantic moments during their holiday. Villas start at £360 per villa per night.
To choose from one of over 23,000 hotels and for all the latest offers simply log onto HotelClub (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/).
HotelClub rewards members with discounts and free stays in their favourite hotels. As a HotelClub member, every booking made through HotelClub will earn the member ‘Member Dollars.’
These Member Dollars can be used to pay for all or part of the hotel bookings or accumulated to be redeemed for free hotel stays. What's more - Member Dollars can be used whenever and wherever you want - you are not restricted to specific hotels or dates. Refer your friends, family members and workmates to HotelClub and you can earn Member Dollars also.
HotelClub (http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/) is a global accommodation specialist website offering hotel bookings for up to 12 months in advance. It offers users the choice of over 23,000 hotels – at savings of up to 60% – in over 100 countries and 3,600 cities worldwide. HotelClub is operated by Flairview Travel, a Travelport brand. Travelport is one of the largest and most geographically diverse travel companies, dedicated to creating the exceptional travel experiences the world demands.