November Travel Briefs and Hot Deals from Mantra Hotels, Resorts and Apartments
GIFT OF GIVING: There's no need to stress over what to buy your family and friends, we've got you sorted. Everyone needs a holiday so why not give them one under the Christmas tree with the Mantra Gift Card as the perfect pressie. Choose from denominations of $50 to $2000 which can be redeemed at any Mantra throughout Australia, to give your loved-ones the getaway they deserve. Visit www.mantra.com.au.
TWEED COAST, NEW SOUTH WALES
4 THE KIDS: Mantra on Salt Beach at Kingscliff is very excited to welcome the 4 ASD Kids Weekend to Salt from December 16-19, which will bring together sponsors, celebrities and supporters for a wonderful weekend of activities and events for a great cause. 4 ASD Kids was founded by rugby star Mat Rogers and his model wife, Chloe Maxwell, whose son battles autism. The charity assists families with autistic children to access early intervention therapies. Guests can stay at Salt for the entire weekend or attend selected events such as the Quiksilver Welcome Pool Party, Chloe & Friends Ladies Lunch, Mat Rogers Celebrity Golf Classic, Gala Dinner, Fishing Charter, Christmas Carols Concert, Kids Events and more. Visit www.4asddkids.com.
PAT'S MATES RATES: Aussie icon and Mantra hotel ambassador, Pat Rafter has made some prime picks for surfside getaways at Mantra apartments and hotels this summer at Australia's most sought-after holiday locations. From the tropics of North Queensland to historical Tasmania, coastal NSW to the wild west of WA and with summer fast approaching, it's the ideal time to book your great Australian summer holiday with Pat's Mates Rates valid for stays until March 31, 2012. Choices include 'Stay 3, Pay 2' specials in Tropical North Queensland from just $140* per room per night at Mantra Esplanade at Cairns, or from $160* per room per nights at Mantra Amphora at Palm Cove, and popular Port Douglas resorts from $150* per night. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
PAT'S CITY ESCAPES: When it's hot in the city this summer, you can still stay in comfort thanks to Mantra hotel ambassador and tennis star Pat Rafter and his Mate's Rates on offer. Escape to the bright lights of the big cities for cultural encounters, a cosmopolitan vibe and endless entertainment with these sizzling specials chosen by Pat, starting from $134* per night in a Hotel Room at Mantra on Queen for the buzz of Brisbane, or take in the historical sites of Hobart from $141* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment at Mantra One Sandy Bay Road. Valid for stays until March 31, 2012. For more great deals call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND
PLAN AND SAVE: Feel like two free nights away for Christmas? Then look to Mantra to plan your Christmas holiday early and save with these incredible summer deals where you can stay for six nights but pay for only four including daily breakfast for two, at the beautiful Mantra PortSea at Port Douglas. Stay in a Hotel Room from $153* per night, or in a One Bedroom Studio Room from $187* per night. Or choose a One Bedroom Studio Lagoon Room from $213* per night. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au .
SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND
CHAMPION CHOICE: Sports fans will be flocking to the 2011 Australian PGA Championship at Coolum when the Sunshine Coast hosts the annual event from 24-27 November. Since the tournament attracts thousands of spectators, avoid the accommodation crush, book early with Mantra and score a free night's accommodation by paying for two nights but staying for three. Choose from Mantra Mooloolaba Beach from $198* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment or Mantra Zanzibar for Two Bedrooms from $267* per night or for Three Bedrooms from $401* per night. Valid for sale and travel until 31/03/12. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND
SPECK-TACULAR: After 277 episodes and more than 150 guests, the ABC TV show Spicks and Specks will arrive at the Gold Coast Convention Centre on December 3 for a live stage goodbye from Adam, Alan and Myf. Fans won't want to miss the Spicks and Speck-tacular Finale, and can stay close by at Mantra Phoenician at Broadbeach from $191* per night for a minimum of two nights in a One Bedroom Apartment with the convenience of on-site parking. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
CENTRAL COAST, NEW SOUTH WALES
TAKE THE KIDS: Mantra Ettalong Beach on the picturesque shorefront is too good to keep all to yourself, so make the most of the school holidays and bring the children with our Kids Stay Free package. Receive a complimentary sofa bed for children under 12 in a One Bedroom Hinterland Suite from $185* per night, for travel until January 31, 2012. Call 1800 819 123 or www.mantraettalongbeach.com.au.
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES
FROM THE ART: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris, have arrived at The Art Gallery of NSW with more than 150 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings from Pablo Picasso's personal collection on display from November 12 until March 25, 2012. The ideal place to base yourself for an art immersion is nearby at Mantra 2 Bond Street, offering One and Two Bedroom Apartments with stunning Sydney city views in close proximity of a host of Sydney's premier business and tourist attractions. Priced from $250* per night in an Executive Studio. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
FRESH FOCUS: The contemporary and stylish Mantra Chatswood has a fresh outlook with newly refurbished Studio Rooms, making it better than ever to enjoy our Relax & Unwind package. From $189* per night, stay in a new-look Studio, and receive two full buffet breakfasts daily, two bottles or Crown Larger or a bottle of wine. Valid Friday through to Sunday until December 29, 2011. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
LET'S DO LAUNCH: We're ready to relaunch three popular Melbourne Mantra properties which have undergone recent refurbishments to enhance your stay, whether it be for business or pleasure. Choose from Mantra 100 Exhibition from $139* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment, following additions including new carpets, high speed wireless internet, new TVs and stereo systems with iPod docking stations, and new furniture. Or Mantra Little Bourke's Executive Suites are from $225* per night including breakfast for two guests, with this hotel renovating the Alibi Kitchen & Bar complete with Chesterfield lounges by the fire. Also, Mantra on the Park has One Bedroom Apartments starting from $159* per night and Two Bedroom Apartments from $259* per night, all looking superb following a $4 million dollar refurbishment project. For travel until January 15, 2012. Visit www.mantra.com.au or phone 13 15 17 for bookings.
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
LAUGH OUT LOUD: Prepare to get a little cheeky with the Strip Off at Mantra on Frome package on offer, to tie in with stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard's Stripped show arriving in Australia. Hailed as one of the best, comic genius Eddie Izzard is performing at the Festival Theatre on November 23, fresh from selling out Madison Square Garden and Wembley Arena. Enjoy the laughs and relax back at Mantra on Frome in a Studio with breakfast for two included, from $174*. Call 08 8223 9000 or visit www.mantra.com.au. For Stripped tickets book through www.bass.net.au.
*Subject to availability. Minimum stays and block-out periods may apply.
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