Discover Your Selection of Luxury Half-Term Destinations


With half-term holidays approaching, we have selected the most luxurious child-friendly destinations for you to enjoy! From the St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort where kids under 12 stay and dine for free during the months of October and November to Gili Lankanfushi Maldives’ kid-friendly private family surfing classes and movie nights at the Jungle Cinema via Arabella on Boossa for a super family friendly adventure, the family friendly rates at St Regis Bali and Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle with Elegant Resorts, we have you covered!

The St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort | Maldives

John Jacob Astor Estate

The St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort ‘Summer in Paradise’ offer allows children aged 12 and below to stay and dine for free this October and November.

The package is now available until November 30, 2017 and includes several exclusive benefits including 20% off room rates, a daily breakfast buffet at ALBA Restaurant, complimentary USD 100 food and beverage credits per adult per day and bubbly upon arrival.

Kids Club - Snorkeling

Whilst parents relax on the private cabanas of the Maldives’ pristine white-sand beaches, the resort’s youngest guests can enjoy a variety of activities at the supervised Children’s Club. Activities include a soul-satisfying yoga class complete with meditation, a cooking course in their dedicated children’s kitchen, or creative arts and crafts including origami and painting. There are also dedicated babysitting facilities.

Children's Club Indoor

For those who enjoy an unforgettable family outing, the Vommuli Dive & Water Sports Centre allows you to swim among the manta rays and dolphins in their private reef or parasail over the Indian ocean. Other water sport activates include snorkelling, deep-sea fishing, windsurfing, kayaking and speed boating.

Designed with great respect to its natural surroundings, the resort is surrounded by a large ‘House Reef’ and the island is defined by several distinct ecological areas: lagoon, beach, coastal and jungle. At the St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, guests have the luxury of staying in one of the 77 island and overwater villas, shrouded in lush tropical flora, each with a private pool.

Reservations & Information

For rates and further information for this October/November promotion at The St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort click here or call +353-21-4930495 .

Gili Lankanfushi | Maldives

Kuoni Travel | Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Located in the languid waters of the North Male Atoll, just a 20-minute speedboat ride from Male, Gili Lankanfushi is an intimate and sustainable island sanctuary existing in harmony with the natural surroundings, home to 45 overwater villas.

It’s perfect for families wanting to spend quality time together with a host of activities including private family surfing classes and movie nights at the Jungle Cinema with popcorn for the kids and movie themed cocktails for the adults.


Each villa comes with a dedicated Mr. Friday, who will ensure children are always entertained, offering everything from golf buggy driving lessons, campfire evenings and stargazing to art classes and jewellery making using shells and coconut coir.

Elsewhere in the resort, both kids and adults can take part in afternoon tea cookery classes with the pastry chefs, or spend time with the marine biology team, where older children and parents can get involved with the conservation efforts, while younger children are kept entertained on an educational treasure hunt.

The Family Villa boasts a rustic design aesthetic, two air-conditioned bedrooms, open-air bathroom and shallow private coral gardens, perfect for paddling. The rooftop daybeds can be made up with luxurious linens and blankets for an exciting night spent under the stars, sure to delight both parents and children.

Reservations & Information

For rates and further information for this October promotions lick here or call +960 664 0304.

 Arabella on Boossa | Sri Lanka


Arabella on Boossa is a contemporary private boutique hotel evoking the traditional Sri Lankan Tropical Bawa style of architecture with a modern beach feel.  Interiors are crisp, white and minimal. Arabella on Boossa offers 8 beautiful rooms, 6 being king size with either garden or sea view and 2 rooms are more family focused with bunk beds and a private “Hide Away” for TV and games.


The property offers two large seating areas where you can enjoy the TV or you can relax in the comfort of communal seating. Arabella on Boossa’s staff are trained to offer the highest service and ready to assist you when ever you require.

Arabella on Boossa is located directly on the beach and offers a chlorinated swimming pool within the beautiful manicured gardens. Beachside dining is available at “Ahara”, where the focus is on fresh, seasonal and locally sourced food.  Breakfast is provided with all accommodation and ranges from local dishes to continental.


Children are welcome with children’s activities in and out of the pool and a kids menu is available. Arabella on Boossa offers a private tuk tuk facility as well as a private airport transfer van.  The transfer time door to door from Negombo International Airport is 2hrs or you can request the sea plane service which takes 1 hour. Galle is located approximately 15 minutes by tuk

Galle is a typically modern bustling Sri Lankan town. It has a large fishing port and busy harbour. The daily fish, fruit and vegetable markets provide a colourful, noisy and sometimes smelly insight into a real Sri Lankan life and we recommend that you take a walk through the busy streets. There are many great restaurants available and the shopping and art galleries are a real treasure.

Reservations & Information

For rates and further information for this October promotions lick here or call +94 77 7045510.

The St Regis Bali Resort


Radiating beachfront elegance, The St. Regis Bali Resort is a spectacular destination offering outstanding opulence and award-winning refined luxury to the world’s most discerning travelers.


Home to the only private villas with direct access to the finest white sand beach in Nusa Dua, this Suite and Villa-only resort offers dazzling premier accommodation, world-renowned bespoke service.

St Regis Bali resort is just a short drive away from the Ubud Art Village, a prominent centre for fine arts, dance and music that allures art collectors from around the globe. Journey to the Pura Besakih Temple, the largest of the island’s 11,000 Hindu temples or stroll through the Pacifica Art Museum, showcasing one of Asia’s most unique collections. Premier Bali destinations, Bali activities and activities in Nusa Dua are just moments away.


Book with Elegant Resorts and benefit from the following amazing family friendly rates at The St Regis Bali Resort for this half term break.

  • Return direct flights from Dubai to Bali
  • 7 nights in a St. Regis Suite
  • Breakfast for all guests
  • Private return airport transfers
  • Complimentary 60-minute Balinese Massage & 60-minute Aqua Vitale Pool Treatment for 2 adults.
  • Based on 2 adults and 2 children travelling – up to 1st November
  • Total price from AED 6,120 per person

For our review of The St Regis Abu Dhabi click here.

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle | Sri Lanka


Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort hides away on a rocky outcrop along a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka’s southernmost coastline. The resort boasts the most unique location of any hotel in this beautiful corner of the island. Set amidst a coconut plantation and golden crescent shores with glorious Indian Ocean views, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort offers a naturally exclusive hideaway for exotic beach life in a tranquil world of your own. Live out dreams of adventure with easy access to iconic cultural sites, spectacular national parks and whale watching destinations.


Practice holistic exercises on the shore as you watch the sunrise and discover the local area by bicycle or tuk-tuk. Relax in paradise at our tropical pool, a refreshing cocktail in hand. Indulge in sensual spa pampering, including specialist Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments. While unlike other Tangalle hotels in the area, our wonderful leisure facilities include a children’s and teens’ club, enabling parents to balance family time with precious hours alone.

Savour the charms and flavours of island life, partaking in the colonial tradition of high tea and creating authentic Sri Lankan cuisine in a Spice Spoons cooking class. For refined international tastes, delight in gourmet Italian dining on an ocean facing cliff top, Sri Lankan inspired teppanyaki beside the beach, private wine cellar degustation dinners and tailored Dining by Design occasions.


Book with Elegant Resorts and benefit from the following amazing family friendly rates at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle for this half term break.

  • Return direct flights from Dubai to Colombo 
  • 5 nights in a Premier Beach Access Room
  • Breakfast for all guests       
  • Private return airport transfers VIP Meet and Greet
  • Based on 2 adults and 2 children travelling – up to 1st November
  • Total price from AED 3,025 per person


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