The Sunshine Coast is a naturally gorgeous part of the world, and a very popular family holiday destination for Queenslanders, who are obviously spoiled for choice. Heading to Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast in sunny Queensland for a business trip sounds amazing, but timing it for the first day of Queensland school holidays could have been better thought out.
Free high speed internet access is still not a given in hotels in 2016, although most guests now expect this service, and many choose their hotels based on internet access and connectivity.
On checking in at Alila Villas Soori, we were taken on a golf buggy to our villa for the next few days. The road from the open air lobby took us past the villas along tree lined lanes of the resort to our new destination, Ocean View Villa 204. Massive wooden doors were unlocked and opened to see a spectacular view directly to the ocean.
Bali, Indonesia is famous for it’s spas and spa treatments at affordable prices. On an island with a spa on every corner, you have to be pretty special to be considered one of the top 10 spas in Bali. The award winning Spa at Alila Villas Soori is that special.
Our annual Gift Guide is here again, and this year it is spectacular. For us, the perfect gift is one that inspires and delights the receiver, but they would be unlikely to purchase for themselves. There have been no shortage of fabulous travel accessories, luggage, travel size toiletries and travel inspired homewares that fit the bill.
Certainly one of the most anticipated hotel openings this year was Alila’s biggest hotel to date, the stunning new Alila Seminyak in Bali, Indonesia. In a prime Seminyak location next to Potato Head Beach Club on the Seminyak beachfront, Alila Seminyak opened on October 1st 2015 to much excitement and fanfare. Alila Hotels attract considerable loyalty and adoration, and we can now be counted amongst those who “want to collect them all” and stay in each of the Alila properties.
Father’s Day is just a week away on Sunday September 6th, 2015.
If your Dad is a frequent flier, or just likes to travel light, you can put together a personalised Father’s Day 2015 Gift Guide of great toiletries and shaving products from OFFEN. They also stock travel guides and other cool things found around the world. Here is a selection of our favourites. Read More