21 Jun Family Holiday Experiences With Alila Hotels & Resorts
Experts in offering family holidays with a truly personal touch, luxury boutique hotel group Alila has handpicked some of its top family experiences in China, Bali and India. From the exclusive use of a sailing ship with on-board treasure hunts, to indulgent spa treatments for little ones and a specially created Goan experience for all ages.
- Best for Countryside Living – Alila Anji – China
This June, Alila Anji made its debut as the brand’s first China property. Anji is China’s first national ecological county and one of the nation’s sustainable environmental development zones, in the Zhejiang province. Families will be made to feel at home with a stay in one of 74 stately villas and rooms designed to provide understated comfort with warm hospitality within a peaceful oasis.
In celebration of its opening, Alila Anji is offering families a WKND Experience with day trips and attractions to entertain children of all ages. The experience will include either a visit to the world’s largest Hello Kitty theme park for rides and shows or they can choose to splash about and cool off at the Happy Vanko Water Kingdom, Asia’s largest water park. Families may opt to visit a traditional Chinese farmhouse where they can help to gather local produce before savouring a farm-to-table rural culinary experience.
OPENING OFFER – Alila WKND Family Experience Package starts from RMB 2,088+ (USD 318+) per night for a Lakeview Room or RMB 2,888+ (USD 440+) for a Lakeview Villa. Package is based on two adults and up to two children under the age of twelve, on room sharing, for a minimum booking of two nights. Reservations are available now until 31 August 2016 for stays from now to 31 December 2016. The offer includes breakfast, one picnic lunch, one dinner, one day theme park entrance fee for up to two children (adults entrance fee is not included) OR one day at a typical Anji Farmhouse. Rates are subject to 6% VAT. For more information or to book visit www.alilahotels.com/anji or call +86 572 5133566
- Best for Family Pampering – Alila Villas Soori – Bali
Alila Villas Soori is a beach and spa retreat for all the family. The all-villa resort lies in Bali’s discerning south west, right on the beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. The 48 villas – ranging from one to ten bedrooms – are great for families and offer well designed spaces for interaction and privacy. Cribs, baby bath kits and toys can all be organized in advance.
The Spa Alila experience for families rejuvenating treatments, and gives kiddies a little taste of luxury pampering. The treatment list for children includes a 45-minute massage, a two-hour Seriously Spoilt session (which includes a fun foot bath, back massage, mini facial and manicure), a Princess manicure, pedicure and a 20-minute Happy Hair treatment (which includes a hair bath, gentle scalp massage, cookies and a chocolate milkshake). Parents can indulge in a range of therapeutic treatments including deep tissue massages, his & her facials and body scrubs, either in the main spa or in the privacy of their ocean villa.
Rates at Alila Villas Soori start from USD 1,075++ per night based on a family of four sharing a two-bedroom beach pool villa. For more information or to book visit www.alilahotels.com/soori
- Best for Families with Younger Children – Alila Diwa Goa – India
Alila Diwa Goa, in the southern part of the region, sits amidst lush, verdant rice plantations. The family fun starts at check-in as little ones are greeted with an engaging questionnaire to ensure the hotel has a full understanding of their likes and dislikes in regards to foods and activities. The Family Terrace Rooms are brilliantly located on the ground floor in close proximity to the club facilities and children’s pool. There are even special kiddy sun decks! For children under the age of six there is a dedicated Kid’s Club and the Teen Zone is open to children aged six years and up.
There is also a host of activities of including cricket, board games, arts & crafts, a special cinema experience as well as family spa treatments. The Grab a Crab excursion is also not to be missed; families can set sail on the beautiful river Sal and try their hand at local fishing to take home for supper in traditional Goan style.
Book a Rediscover Goa package from USD 516+ in a Family Terrace room. This package includes a complimentary stay for two children below the age of 11 sharing, accommodation for three nights on single or double occupancy, all meals at Vivo, return airport transfers, USD 145 Hotel Credit per night (applicable on Leisure Concierge activities like beach picnics or kid’s masterclass) and a 20% Discount on spa services. The package is valid from May – Sept 2016. For further information or to book visit http://www.alilahotels.com/diwagoa
- Best for Multigenerational Travel – Alila Purnama – Bali
The 46-metre two-masted sailing ship, Alila Purnama, is one of the most luxurious Phinisi ships in Asia. With five spacious suites sleeping up to ten guests, she travels from the wildlife-rich Komodo Island, to the volcanic fleck of Ambon and the exotic UNESCO protected islands of Raja Ampat in West Papua. Alila Purnama is without question an unforgettable multi-generational holiday experience. Children never get bored with a host of specially-tailored experiences arranged by the Captain and activities such as snorkelling, banana boating and doughnut rides, local fauna treks and kayaking through mangroves offered. Even special pirate themed treasure hunts are thrown in! On board there is also a fully licensed PADI dive centre, spa therapist and plenty of space for adult relaxation and some quiet time.
4-night charter of Alila Purnama starts from USD 50,000++ on an all-inclusive basis. A six-night voyage on Alila Purnama starts from USD 14,500++ per couple based on sharing the suite on an all-inclusive basis. For further information or to book please visit www.alilahotels.com/purnama