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ROOMS TO MOVE
Broome’s boutique Pinctada Cable Beach Resort has a luxurious two-night Valentines Suite Package that is available all through February; included are Broome airport transfers, daily breakfasts and extras such as arrival drinks, chocolates and a bottle of French fizz; $528 for two nights or additional nights for $264. More: pinctada.com.au.
Metro Apartments Darling Harbour in Sydney has an accommodation package from $219 a night for the run of Strictly Ballroom: The Musical, which opens on March 25 at the Lyric Theatre; the deal represents a saving of about $220 a night (show tickets not included). More: 1800 004 321; metrohotels.com.au.
Fiji’s Outrigger on the Lagoon has released an updated meal tariff, valid to March 31, 2015; daily three-meal plans start at $F129 ($78) for adults (plus taxes) or $F65 (plus taxes) for children two to 12 years. This family-attuned resort on the Coral Coast on the main island of Viti Levu has a range of dining outlets, including bountiful buffet spreads. More: outriggerfiji.com.
BEST NEW BEDS
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort has opened on an island 100km northwest of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates; there are 30 rustic villas amid a wildlife-rich conservancy.
Russia’s LEAPrus 3912 on Mount Elbrus consists of four prefabricated buildings heli-lifted into place; the numbers in the name refer to the altitude and there are 49 beds for those keen to rest up before tackling the Seven Summits trail.
YTL Hotels’ Malaysian Tanjong Jara Resort on the country’s east coast has reopened after a thorough refurb of its 99-room Unmistakably Malay sanctuary, which features traditional architecture; special deals run to March 31.