TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND
CYCLONE UPDATE: None of the Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree properties in Tropical North Queensland were damaged after Tropical Cyclone Yasi crossed the coast last night. Mantra Group operates 12 properties in Cairns, Port Douglas and Palm Cove and all are currently open for business and operating as usual. Electricity, telephones and internet access has been restored to all properties in the region, including Mantra Aqueous on Port, Mantra Heritage, Mantra in the Village, Mantra on the Inlet and Mantra PortSea, all in Port Douglas, along with Mantra Amphora at Palm Cove, and Mantra Trilogy and Mantra Esplanade both in Cairns. Mantra Group Director of Operations Mark Hodge praised the efforts of his team throughout the cyclone process. "Our team followed tried and tested procedures to ensure the safety of guests, team members and physical properties. The speed in which they cleaned up the aftermath is extremely commendable," said Mr Hodge.
BREAKFAST IS SERVED: All this month and through to March 31, a daily continental breakfast will be included for each guest staying at Mantra PortSea in Port Douglas, at no extra cost to the room rate. So now the special Stay 4, Pay 3 rate means that from $203* per night, guests who stay for four nights in a One Bedroom Studio will only have to pay for three nights accommodation and have a complimentary breakfast each day. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
WOW FOR NOW: Mantra Esplanade in the heart of Cairns is offering a Weekend Wow package for guests who stay on a Saturday or Sunday night during February and March. Relax in a stylish One Bedroom apartment with this great deal that includes a late check out on Sunday or an early check-in on Sunday and a $40 voucher for a delightful brunch at the onsite restaurant Wink, all from $190* per night. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
AQUATIC ACTION: Untouched by the recent cyclone, Mantra Aqueous on Port in Port Douglas is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and The Daintree, the world's oldest living rainforest. This time of year The Daintree is at its absolute greenest and lushest, with the reef offering up warm, crystal clean waters and vibrant coral displays. Enjoy comfort and luxurious style at a steal with rooms starting from $102* per night overlooking the pool. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND
PAMPER PACKAGES: February is the month to pamper yourself with Mantra Sirocco and Mantra Zanzibar at Mooloolaba. Both popular resorts have in-room Veda amenities you'll love so much that you'll want to take them home. So with bookings made via the resorts for a stay throughout February, mention the 'Pamper Package' offer when you book to receive your choice of a 250ml Veda Bath Gel and Body Lotion, or Shampoo and Conditioner pack to take home. A minimum stay of two nights applies. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
STILL SUMMERTIME: There's still time enough to discover the perfect summer holiday with Mantra's End of Summer sale for the Sunshine Coast. Escape to magical Mooloolaba with some great rates until March 31. Stay at Mantra Mooloolaba Beach for 3 night but only pay for two, from $180* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment. Or at Mantra Sirocco, stay 4 nights but pay for only 3 from $285* per night in a Two Bedroom Apartment. Mantra Zanzibar is also offering a great deal to stay 4 nights but pay for just 3 from $260* per night in a Two Bedroom Apartment. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au for full details.
TREAT YOUR SWEET: On February 14 give your love the attention they deserve with a Valentine's Day stay at Mantra Mooloolaba Beach. The Spa Indulgence package for two guests includes your very own One Bedroom Spa Apartment, complimentary champagne and chocolates upon arrival, a spa and skin product gift pack all for $275* per couple for the first night with additional nights for $233* per couple. This includes breakfast daily at Cracked Pepper Restaurant. With a prime oceanfront location, easy access to shops and dining, and many more facilities, it's the perfect place to get away for an unforgettable stay. Call 131 517 or visit mantra.com.au.
FRASER COAST, QLD
SUMMER STUNNER: Enjoy the new Spa Indulgence package at Mantra Hervey Bay, the region's only absolute marina-front property. From $159* per night based on a two-night minimum stay, relax in a One Bedroom Spa Apartment with complimentary sparkling wine, chocolates and bath salts for the month of February.
There's also the chance to make the most of Mantra's End of Summer deals with a hot offer from Mantra Hervey Bay, where you can stay 4 nights and pay for only 3, from $128* per night in a Hotel Room. That allows for plenty of time to really unwind and enjoy this spectacular holiday region's natural beauty. This great deal is on until March 31. Or simply grab your chance for a break away in this sophisticated resort from $115* per night for a two-night stay in a Hotel Room and soak up the magical marina views, a resort pool, sauna and exercise room and on-site restaurants and shops. There's a host of local events taking place all month to to put a bright spark in your stay, including a range of markets to explore. Call 07 4197 8200 or visit mantraherveybay.com.au.
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND
NEVER TOO LATE: There's still enough of the summer season to make a break for it, so take advantage of Mantra's End of Summer specials across the the Gold Coast. Stay in the heart of this vibrant holiday city at Mantra Legends Hotel in Surfers Paradise, from $160* per night in a Hotel Room, and stay for three nights but only pay for two. Or enjoy the relaxed cosmopolitan feel of Broadbeach at Mantra Bel Air, from $154* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment, or stay four nights but only pay for three. Or soak up the serenity of Coolangatta's beachfront bliss from Mantra Coolangatta Beach, from $230* per night in a Two Bedroom Apartment, where you can stay for three nights but pay for just two. All deals are on sale until March 31. Call 12 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
FAIRWAY FUN: The ANZ RACV Australian Ladies Masters golf tournament is swinging into action this February on the Gold Coast. Follow the fairways and take in the gorgeous beaches with a stay at Mantra Broadbeach On The Park, right by Conrad Jupiters Casino, the Pacific Fair shopping megaplex and a short drive from the event. This world-class golfing competition on the prestigious RACV Royal Pines course runs from February 9 to 13 with Mantra Broadbeach On The Park offering up One Bedroom apartment-style rooms from $190* per night for a minimum of 2 nights. Grab one of the best views in Broadbeach from Mantra Sierra Grand with One Bedroom apartment-style rooms from $216* per night for a minimum of 2 nights. Soak it up poolside or head over to watch the golf - it's up to you! Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
GET THE VIBE: With the fantastic sounds of the Good Vibrations Music Festival hitting Gold Coast Parklands on February 19, make the most of your day by staying in style at Mantra. Right in the heart of Surfers Paradise is Mantra Circle on Cavill, with seaside city views, from $225* per night in a modern One Bedroom apartment. Or there's also Mantra Legends Hotel with shopping, night life and the golden beaches virtually on its doorstep. Mantra Legends Hotel has Deluxe hotel-style rooms from $160* per night. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
TWEED COAST, NEW SOUTH WALES
MANTRA MUST-HAVE: It's not too late to have that summer holiday on the pristine Tweed Coast that you hoped for, with Mantra's End of Summer sale for Mantra on Salt Beach. Just 15 minutes south of the Gold Coast Airport, Mantra on Salt Beach at Kingscliff is offering Hotel Rooms starting at $135* per night until March 31, leaving plenty in the bank to enjoy the area's many activities, attractions and delicious dining options. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au for full details.
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES
FAMOUS PHOTOS: There's always something spectacular to see or do in Sydney, with the latest drawcard being an exhibition by photographer Annie Leibovitz, famous for snapping a naked John Lennon and Yoko Ono curled around each other. The exhibition, 'Anne Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life 1990 to 2005', is on now at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney until March 27, and features almost 200 images of famous public figures as well as personal photographs of Leibovitz's family and close friends. Relax during your stay in the CBD with Mantra 2 Bond Street, which is offering rates from $261* per night in an Executive Studio Apartment. Call 13 15 17 or visit mantra.com.au.
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