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TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND
AMAZING GRACE: Peppers Beach Club & Spa in picturesque Palm Cove is welcoming Vanessa Grace to the team as the new Executive Chef. Vanessa is looking forward to setting a new benchmark for dining at Lime & Pepper restaurant – a stand out venue on the Williams Esplanade dining strip. Joining Peppers from Heron Island and having previously worked on Lizard Island in Tropical North Queensland and Long Island in the Whitsundays, Vanessa will draw on her superb knowledge of tropical flavours and produce to create a unique dining experience for locals and guests. Visit www.peppers.com.au for more information.
MAGNETIC ISLAND, QUEENSLAND
INTO THE BLUE: Peppers Blue on Blue Resort on Magnetic Island is the new focus for Abraham Dow, who has been appointed as General Manager of the popular island resort. A venue of choice for weddings and conferences, Abraham brings with him a wealth of expertise having previously managed large scale events at Bellachara Boutique Resort Gerringong on the New South Wales South Coast. Set in tropical landscaped surrounds with marina and mountain views, and positioned in the heart of a new waterfront precinct, the resort is a 25 minute ferry ride from Townsville and a leisurely stroll from the Magnetic Island ferry terminal. Visit www.peppers.com.au for more information.
MARTINBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND
SIMON SAYS: The newest addition to the Peppers New Zealand network, Peppers Parehua Country Estate, has welcomed Simon Tocker as its new General Manager. Simon brings with him an array of senior hospitality management experience as well as extensive Executive Chef skills as former owner of the restaurant at Huka Falls Resort in Taupo. Executive Chef Paul Condron has also joined the team from Elephant Hill winery estate restaurant in Hawkes Bay where his culinary flair catapulted Elephant Hill to the forefront of the region’s dining highlights. Located just minutes from charming Martinborough Village and one hour's drive from Wellington, Peppers Parehua Country Estate offers a range of luxurious accommodation options with 28 exclusive suites and villas or garden and lakeside cottages. Visit www.peppers.co.nz for more information.
HOT DEALS:TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND
SPENDLESS SUMMER: Escape with your family to the holiday haven of Peppers Beach Club & Spa in Palm Cove before the end of April and enjoy three nights for the price of two. Stay for three and pay for two from just $290* per night in a Lagoon Spa Room, from $390* per night in a One Bedroom Lagoon Suite and from $490* per night in a Two Bedroom Lagoon Suite. Reconnect as a family, indulge in a spa treatment at the onsite Salt Beauty & Spa, enjoy a gourmet beach picnic or dine at the resort's Lime & Pepper restaurant where kids 12 years and under eat for free (complimentary kids meal for each adult meal purchased). Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
MAGNETIC ISLAND, QUEENSLAND
MAGNETIC ATTRACTION: Set in tropical landscaped surrounds with beautiful marina and mountain views, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort redefines the essence of island holidays. Enjoy an island escape with these great bed & breakfast deals from $179* per night in a Hotel Room, from $279* per night in One Bedroom, or from $329* per night in a Two Bedroom. All rates include breakfast for two people. Valid until 31 March, 2012. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND
ROD STEWART TOUR: The cosmopolitan vibe of Broadbeach is enticing all year round, but when a music legend such as Rod Stewart comes to town, there's even more reason to visit this beautiful Gold Coast hub of dining, shopping and sightseeing. With forty years of chart-topping singles and albums under his belt, the ageless Rod Stewart will be rocking his incredible 'The Hits' tour at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on February 9. Hear all the favourites from Sailing to Maggie May, and enjoy a performance from special guest Diesel. Then simply stroll back to the comfort of your contemporary and luxurious five-star accommodation at Peppers Broadbeach. From $265* per room per night for a One Bedroom Suite. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
TWEED COAST, NEW SOUTH WALES
YEARNING FOR YOGA? Rejuvenation and relaxation is guaranteed at a series of yoga retreats on offer at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa at Kingscliff. For beginners through to experienced practitioners, join Yoga TV host Kris McIntyre at each retreat for soothing Ryoho yoga therapy. The four retreats have a specific focus including:
17- 19 February: Digestion, weight loss, energy levels and sugar cravings
18-20 May: Mother & Daughter retreat focusing on women’s health, sugar cravings, stress release and core strength
20-22 July: Stress release and sexual energy
12-14 October : Power and strength, upper back release, blood pressure, circulation and happy hearts
Priced from $557* per person twin share, the Yoga Retreat package includes two nights accommodation, full buffet breakfast daily, five yoga classes, a yoga mat and DVD. In addition, workshops, Zumba classes and a 50-minute spa treatment at the onsite The Golden Door Spa, wholesome meals including supper on Friday and lunch and dinner on Saturday inspired by The Golden Door cook book and prepared by Peppers Salt Resort & Spa’s onsite restaurant Season, full use of resort leisure facilities, unlimited in-room movies and more. Non-residential packages are available from $407* per person including all yoga classes, mat, The Golden Door Spa treatment, one dinner and two lunches. For bookings call 02 6670 5027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILL OUT: It's time to mix the stylish with the serene and begin the new year in the right frame of mind at Hepburn Springs thanks to the 'Chill, Soak, Relax' package at Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat, a grand 1930’s guest house that has been transformed into a deluxe retreat with elegant reception areas, leafy gardens and stunning courtyards. Stay for two nights from $480* and receive a 90-minute pass to the mineral water therapy zone at the award-winning Mineral Spa to reach that stress free goal and enjoy a weekend away or romantic escape. Valid to March 31. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
SURF COAST, VICTORIA
TAKE THE PLUNGE: Peppers The Sands Resort, Torquay has devised a unique Indulgent Oriental Geisha Retreat for guests to sit back and relax in a private Japanese plunge bath at Saltair Spa Retreat before indulging in an hour-long Susu Dew Massage. All from $399* per night in a Studio Room including a complimentary upgrade to a Studio View Room, hot breakfast for two in Hanners Restaurant and late checkout. Valid until 30 April, 2012. Call 03 5264 3333 or email email@example.com.
AUSTRALIA DAY DEAL: Escape to the home of Australian surfing this Australia Day on Peppers The Sands Resort’s three night Australia Day Package. Priced from $503* per room per package, the package includes overnight accommodation in a Studio Room, an Aussie beach pack with Aussie thongs, sunscreen and a cap, hot breakfast for two served in Hanners Restaurant, a complimentary room upgrade to a view room (room upgrade subject to availability), complimentary car parking, morning newspaper and a late check-out (subject to availability). Peppers The Sands Resort, Torquay is located adjacent to Whites Beach and near the world-famous Bells Beach on the Great Ocean Road. Valid January 25-29, 2012. Call 03 5264 3333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Subject to availability. Block-out dates and minimum stays may apply.