KL & Surrounds
The Westin Family Package
Medium- to large-sized families should take heed: The Westin is offering 25 percent off your second room as part of its family package. Two kids below the age of 12 also gain free entrance to Kids Club activities so mum and dad have time for romancing. Rates start at RM535++ per night. Offer is valid until December 31. 199 Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL (03 2731 8333/www.thewestinkualalumpur.com).
Stay and play at Mutiara Johor Bahru
Round up the family for an adventure at Johor Bahru’s Angry Birds Activity Park. Admission to the theme park (for two adults and two children) plus transport to and from Mutiara hotel is part of the RM528++ rate. After a full day of fun, kick back and relax in Mutiara’s superior room; free upgrade to a deluxe room is possible if there is availability. Reservations must be made 48 hours prior to check in. Promotion is valid until December 31. KB No 779 Jalan Dato Sulaiman, Taman Century, Johor Bahru (07 330 0300/ www.mutiarajohorbahru.com).
All-inclusive meals at The Andaman
If your children (and spouse) have insatiable appetites, this deal is a steal. Dine like royalty at The Andaman for a premium price. Enjoy a full board of meals and beverages including breakfast, lunch and dinner at any participating restaurant or with in-room dining throughout your stay. In addition to Malaysian, Japanese and Western cuisine, the package throws in alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, snacks in between meals and goodies in the minibar. Rates start from MYR1,546++ per night. Offer is valid until December 22. Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi (04 959 1088/www.theandaman.com).
Family Traditions at The St. Regis Langkawi
Typically a honeymoon destination, The St. Regis Langkawi is also a childfriendly destination as evidenced by this special promotion. The Family Traditions package encourages quality family time and includes luxury airport transfer, daily breakfast for two adults and two children (under 12 years), free kids meals for every adult’s meal ordered at any restaurant, a chocolate tasting session, movie time,
Family Fun at Shangri-La Rasa Ria
Shangri-La Rasa Ria’s Family Fun package treats two adults and two children below 11 years old to two buffet meals a day as well as free bicycle rental to explore the resort’s breathtaking surroundings. While Mum and Dad enjoy 15 percent off spa treatments, kids can enter the Cool Zone for free. Kids below 11 also get a free bed so there’s enough room for the whole family to get a good night’s sleep. Room rates start from RM840 per night. Offer is valid through December 31. Pantai Dalit Beach, Tuaran, Kota Kinabalu (08 879 7888/www.shangri-la.com/ kotakinabalu/rasariaresort).
Kid’s Party Packages at Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
Book a kid’s birthday bash at The Eatery and let the Sheraton’s staff take care of everything from decorations to delicious fare. In addition to party packages and a birthday cake, the deal includes free usage of the kids’ pool and pool toys. You can also opt for additional services such as face painting or special appearances by movie or cartoon characters such as Iron Man, Tom and Jerry, or Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Each reservation requires a minimum of 15 kids and charges start from RM30nett per child and RM40nett per adult. Sandakan Harbour Square, Sandakan (08 924 4888/www.fourpointssandakan. com).
Jen’s Suite Life at Hotel Jen
Talk about the suite life – book a spacious suite at Hotel Puteri Harbour, Johor or Hotel Jen Penang and get 20 percent off the regular rates. Vacationers gain free access to the Club Lounge and may request an extra bed for free of charge. The deal also offers express check in and checkout, which comes in handy when impatient kids are in tow. Offer is valid through December 31. Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Nusajaya, Johor (07 560 8888); Jalan Magazine, George Town, Penang (04 262 2622/www. hoteljen.com). KL’s newest five-star hotel is big on spaciousness; the largest standard guest rooms in the city, complete with floor-toceiling windows and walk-in-wardrobes, can be found here. This also gives plenty of room for the kids to lay out their favourite toys and play make-believe. Suites at the upscale, smoke-free hotel can also be converted into adjoining units for groups and families. If you crave fresh air, head to the outdoor pool or take the kids for a stroll in the nearby Lake Gardens.
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, PJ (03 7492 8000/www.sunwayhotels.com).
The Westin Kuala Lumpur