It’s usually a taxing time working towards the end of the financial year, but now June 30 is done and dusted, it’s finally time to relax about your tax.
Select the holiday experience that matches the size of your tax return – a luxury break with Peppers, a stylish getaway with Mantra, or rest and play with BreakFree and ‘invest’ in to a tax return treat!
IF YOU RECEIVE A GENEROUS TAX RETURN, INDULGE WITH PEPPERS…
MAGNETIC ISLAND, QUEENSLAND
PEPPERS BLUE ON BLUE RESORT: This stunning waterfront resort offers views overlooking Nelly Bay and a private marina, combined with convenient access to Townsville and the mainland, and an island setting offering beautiful bushland, bays and beaches. Begin your adventure with ferry transfers for two, and enjoy a romantic two-course dinner for two overlooking the marina on one night of your choice. Relax and select a latest release in-house movie each night and to top off your experience, wake to a hearty hot breakfast for two in the restaurant each morning. Priced from $249* per night in a Hotel Superior. Valid until 31/03/13. A two-night minimum stay applies. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
GOLD COAST HINTERLAND, QUEENSLAND
PEPPERS RUFFLES LODGE & SPA: Discover the epitome of style at Peppers Ruffles Lodge & Spa by experiencing their brand new One or Two Bedroom Owners Villa boasting spectacular views, a private garden, large living room, fully equipped kitchen, master bedroom with walk-in dressing room and bathroom, and a second bedroom with ensuite. There is also high speed internet connection, a double garage and four seater buggy to explore the lodge grounds. Plus you’re just a few steps away to pampering heaven at Ruffle Day Spa. The Owner’s Villa opening special includes gourmet breakfast prepared daily, a fruit basket on arrival and a nightly turn-down service with chocolates and port. The One Bedroom Owners Villa is from $750* per night or for two nights midweek from $659* per night. Or choose the Two Bedroom Villa from $900* per night or a two-night midweek stay from $750* per night. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
HUNTER VALLEY, NEW SOUTH WALES
PEPPERS GUEST HOUSE: Situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine country and surrounded by picturesque gardens and vineyards, Peppers Guest House boasts the award-winning Restaurant Sanctuary, endota spa, tennis court and indoor pool and spa. Snap up a Winter Revival package and venture to a local winery, explore a local food trail or take a walk through the picturesque countryside of the Hunter Valley. Priced from $398* per night, the Winter Revival Package includes accommodation in a Vintage Room, a three-course dinner in Restaurant Sanctuary, petit fours and port served fireside in the guest lounge, and a full hot country buffet breakfast. Valid for travel Sunday to Thursday nights until 31/8/12. Add $90 per night for weekends. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au
PEPPERS MINERAL SPRINGS RETREAT: The perfect blend of serenity and style sets Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat apart as the ideal location for a stress free break, weekend away or romantic escape. To help soothe and relax the mind, body and soul, try an indulgent Springs Getaway for two including two nights accommodation, buffet breakfast daily and a three-course dinner at The Argus Dining Room on one evening. Priced from $336* per night in a Traditional Hotel Room. A two night minimum stay applies on Friday and Saturday nights. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
CRADLE MOUNTAIN, TASMANIA
PEPPERS CRADLE MOUNTAIN LODGE: For those with an appreciation of fine food and wine, consider the Gourmet Escape Package for a taste of the Tasmanian food trail. From $292* per night, the package includes accommodation in a Pencil Pine Cabin, full Lodge breakfast, three-course dinner for two in the award-winning Highland Restaurant on one night, and participation in a Signature Wine & Cheese Tasting Session on one night. Work it off with a trek in the pristine surrounds of Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park and soak up the tranquil surrounds. Valid until 31/08/2012. A two night minimum stay applies. Call 1300 987 600 or visit www.peppers.com.au.
WITH A ‘TIDY’ TAX RETURN, RELAX IN STYLE AT MANTRA…
HERVEY BAY, QUEENSLAND
MANTRA HERVEY BAY: Have a whale of a time on your tax return at the region’s only absolute marina-front property, within walking distance from the Urangan Boat Harbour and surrounded by the marina precinct’s assortment of restaurants and shopping. Mantra Hervey Bay offers magical marina views, a resort pool, sauna and exercise room and a choice of Whale Watching Packages for couples and families. Each package includes tickets for a half day whale watching tour with Quick Cat II, and bonus extras of a bottle of wine on arrival and a 12 noon late checkout. Couples can stay in a Hotel Room from $216* per night, a One Bedroom Apartment from $235* per night or One Bedroom Spa Apartment from $248* per night including two tickets. A Family of 2 Adults/1 Child Package includes a Two Bedroom Apartment from $310* per night including three tickets. And a Family of 2 Adults/2 Children Package includes a Two Bedroom Apartment from $340* per night including four tickets. Call 07 4197 8200 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
MANTRA ON LITTLE BOURKE: Forget the expense of flying to France when you can immerse yourself in the French arts from the heart of Melbourne. The National Gallery of Victoria is featuring the panoramic exhibition ‘Napoleon: Revolution to Empire’ until 7 October, examining French art, culture and life from the 1770s to the 1820s. Mantra on Little Bourke, centrally located in Melbourne’s CBD, is the ideal base during your stay, from $189* per night in an Executive Suite. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au. For exhibition details visit www.ngv.vic.gov.au/napoleon.
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
MANTRA HINDMARSH SQUARE: There’s always something to see in Adelaide – the festival city – with this August serving up events such as the SA Living Arts Festival, Adelaide International Guitar Festival and the Supaloc Classic Targa Adelaide Rally. Choose Mantra as your base to experience the fun from $149* per night in a Studio. Or simply take a break from it all and explore this stylish city hub, the gateway to some of Australia’s finest wine regions. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
DARWIN, NORTHERN TERRITORY
MANTRA PANDANAS: All that hard work will finally pay off when you sit back and unwind by the sensational resort pool at balmy Darwin, all thanks to your tax return. Stay awhile at this modern and chic resort with breathtaking views of the city or beautiful Darwin Harbour, an onsite restaurant and bar, and its own Harmony Darwin Day Spa. From $158* per night in a Hotel Room with City View. Call 13 15 17 or visit www.mantra.com.au.
EVEN A SMALL TAX RETURN CAN GRAB YOU GREAT VALUE WITH BREAKFREE…
SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND
BREAKFREE ALEXANDRA BEACH: Located in the idyllic surf-side holiday destination of Alexandra Headland, BreakFree Alexandra Beach offers a relaxed atmosphere close to an expanse of golden beaches. Make the most of your tax return with the resort’s special ‘Pay for two nights and the third night is free’ deal from $143* per night in a Studio Room, from $184* per night in a One Bedroom Pool View Apartment or from $236* per night in a Two Bedroom Pool View Apartment. Valid until 21/09/12. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au.
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND
BREAKFREE NEPTUNE: BreakFree Neptune places you in the heart of cosmopolitan Broadbeach, the style capital of the Gold Coast surrounded by bars, cafes, restaurants and a short stroll to the beach or casino. Enjoy your well-earned break from $140* per night in a One Bedroom Apartment and receive a bonus fourth night free when you pay for three nights. Valid until 07/10/12. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au.
COFFS HARBOUR, NEW SOUTH WALES
BREAKFREE AANUKA BEACH RESORT: With an absolute beachfront location surrounded by acres of parklands and boasting several swimming pools, relax with your tax return at BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort from $137* per night in a Resort Room. Or bring the family and stay in Two Bedroom Spa Villa from $255* per night and enjoy three nights for the price of two. A minimum three night stay applies. Valid until 07/10/2012. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au.
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES
BREAKFREE ON GEORGE: Located on George Street, BreakFree on George is in the ideal location for guests set to enjoy some special entertainment thanks to easy access to transport and close proximity to major attractions and venues. It’s also the perfect base to enjoy the 18th Biennale of Sydney, a free exhibition presented over 12 weeks (finishing on 16 September) featuring a program of artist talks, performances, forums, film screenings, family events, guided tours and other special events, all free to the public. Stay from $159* per night in a Studio Queen. Call 132 007 or visit www.breakfree.com.au. For event information visit www.bos18.com.au.
*Subject to availability. Block-out dates and minimum night stays may apply.