As the big Easter holiday weekend draws closer, we check out five last minute travel offers that might just interest you enough to whisk your loved ones away for a much needed break.
Banyan Tree Macau
A major attraction is Banyan Tree Spa, a 3,400 square-metre haven of pampering steeped in holistic Asian healing traditions, alongside two tropical pools.
A last minute Easter holiday getaway need not be too far away. The first high-rise resort in Macau, Banyan Tree Macau, features private indoor relaxation pools in all suites and resort villas complete with their own gardens and personal swimming pools.
Banyan Tree Macau is offering a special Easter getaway package for couples, which includes a stay in a Grand Cotai suite. Priced at MOP3,699++ on 4 April and MOP4,299++ per night from 5 – 8 April, the package includes one five-course Easter set dinner at Belon, and daily breakfast for two, except on 7 April, where a special Easter Brunch will be offered at Cabana restaurant. In addition, guests will be given a MOP300 spa credit to be enjoyed at the resort’s award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.
Banyan Tree Macau, Galaxy Macau Resort, Avenida Marginal Flor de Lotus, Cotai, Macau, China, +853 8883 6688, www.banyantree.com
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Studio M Hotel, Singapore
Studio M Hotel features a loft-living concept for both locals and tourists looking for a comfortable getaway that’s a home away from home.
Studio M Hotel is the latest project by Millenium & Copthorne Hotels Singapore, located at the bustling area that is Robertson Quay, where you can get enjoy great wine and dine affairs just minutes away from the hotel. A unique factor to Studio M Hotel is its "loft-style living" concept, where the bed is located the second level of your guest room.
This Easter holidays, Studio M Hotel, along with the rest of Millenium & Copthorne Hotels Singapore, is offering a Easter holiday special promotion for those of you looking for a quick getaway in the heart of Singapore. Book from now till 15 April, guests may enjoy 20percent off best available rates, inclusive of complimentary breakfast and Internet at Studio M.
All reservations can be made via the central reservations, directly with participating hotels or via www.millenniumhotels.com.sg. All you need to do is enter the promotion code: EASTER.
Studio M, No. 3 Nanson Road, Singapore 238910, +65 6808 8888
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The Emperor Beijing
The Emperor Hotelâ€™s rooms and suites integrates minimalist chic with historic references such as the roofline of the Forbidden City etched on the walls.
The Emperor Hotel Beijing is a contemporary and fuss-free locale for any travellers looking to stay conveniently next to the Forbidden City and the Imperial Palace if you’re thinking of heading down to Beijing this Easter weekend.
Expect nothing short of tip-top service from this 55-room boutique hotel, as there’s 24-hour butler service in all the rooms, a fabulous rooftop bar, a spa, as well as a gift shop.
The proximity of The Emperor to the Imperial Palace is so close that you could almost peer into the Emperor’s royal bedrooms from where you stay. Guests may enjoy breakfast on the rooftop terrace with views over Bei Hai Park and the roofs of the Forbidden City.
Book through slh.com and enjoy 10percent off the best available rates for THe Emperor Beijing. Rate includes daily breakfast for two persons, complimentary Internet access, mini bar (non-alcoholic beverages only), daily local newspapers, and 15percent service charge. A miminum of three nights’ stay is required.
The Emperor Hotel Beijing, No.33, Qihelou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, +86 (010) 65265566, www.theemperorbeijing.cn
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137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai
Each of the generously-sized suites has a veranda or patio overlooking the stunning gardens.
For a quiet getaway this Easter holiday weekend, how about a stay in 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai, Thailand?
Built in 1889 as part of the East Borneo Company headquarters, 137 Pillars House is a beautiful teak wood building that has been carefully restored to reflect its 19th-century origins. This quaint boutique hotel has 30 exquisite suites, gourmet dining, a swimming pool, library and an array of spa treatments.
Make the most of 137 Pillars House’s superb location and take time to visit the immediate area and discover the Wat Gate Khar Rham Temple and Museum as well as the other teak wood houses nearby.
This Easter, book through slh.com and enjoy 10percent off best available rates at 137 Pillars House. Rate includes daily breakfast for two, complimentary Internet access, mini bar (non-alcoholic beverages only), daily local newspapers, and 15percent service charge. A minimum of three-nights’ stay is required.
137 Pillars House, 2 Soi 1, Nawatgate Road, Tambon Watgate, Muang Changmai, 50000 Thailand, Thailand, +66 (0)53 247788, 137pillarshouse.com
Let’s not forget our last hotel on the list — Hotel Eclat Taipei, on the next page.
Hotel Éclat, Taipei
Original pieces of art by contemporary artists including Andy Warhol, Yin Jun, LI Shan, Gao Xiao Wu are scattered throughout the hotel.
Here’s the last place of interest you might wish to visit this Easter holiday weekend — Hotel Éclat, Taipei. Located amidst the frenzied excitement of Taipei, Hotel Éclat is a sophisticated sanctuary in the fashionable district of Da-An.
The charismatic boutique hotel lounge is decked in lavish velvet furnishings, vast glass chandeliers and two striking Salvador Dali sculptures. The opulent touches extend to the rooms and suites, and with Hotel Éclat’s 24-hour butler service, we’re almost positive this is an experience like no other in Taipei city.
With a minimum of two nights’ stay, guests may enjoy exclusive rates at slh.com that include daily breakfast, wi-fi Internet access and in-room mini-bar (soft drinks only). All rates are subjected to tax and service charge.
Hotel Eclat Taipei, No. 370, Sec. 1, Dunhua S. Road, Da-an District, Taipei City, +88 6-2-2784 8888