Bend, stretch, relax
Semara Resort and Spa in the heart of Bali's fashionable Seminyak has a suite of specials on offer.
The property has 10 treatment rooms and offers massages, body scrubs, manicures and pedicures, hair spa treatments and facials, complimentary daily yoga classes for guests and fitness options including Pilates and circuit training. The resort has a 25-metre pool where it offers lap training or aqua-aerobics sessions. It also gives complimentary consultations to work out free, personalised spa and wellness programs.
Semara Resort has 65 per cent off standard and poolside rooms and executive suites for selected dates until March 31. Those booking six nights also get a seventh free. It costs from $130 a night.
Also, until May 31 it is offering 20 per cent off poolside and presidential suites and a five-night package, from May 27-June 1, that includes a free massage, $100 resort credit and kids' club inclusions.
Treat the senses
Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa at Noosa features Stephanies Ocean Spa with a treatment menu that includes vinotherapy, a range of marine- and Hawaiian-influenced treatments and a new range of therapeutic bath soaks. It has seven treatment rooms, including a hydro-massage bath, vichy shower and a private triple suite with a mineral flotation pool that incorporates colour therapy.
The resort has a special for the Noosa International Food and Wine Festival, May 16-19. Stay in a one-bedroom apartment with national park view for $299 a room a night for two people and receive two general-admission tickets to the festival and buffet breakfast for two each day. The offer is valid May 16-20.
Your island awaits
My Holiday Centre's package for seven nights on Hayman Island includes a free spa treatment and represents a saving of $2000.
From $1990 each person twin-share (ex-Sydney and Melbourne) enjoy seven nights' accommodation in a Pool Room at Hayman Island Resort, return economy airfares, launch transfers from Hamilton Island, daily breakfast, 30-minute spa treatment and a picnic for two at Blue Pearl Bay or Langford Island with transfer and lunch included.
Book by March 31 for travel from May 1-July 31 and November 19-December 7.
Phone 1300 000 753; see myholidaycentre.com.au/queensland.
Harvey World has a four-night escape package to Western Australia that includes a chance to feed the bottle-nosed dolphins at Monkey Mia.
This five-day escorted tour includes sightseeing in New Norcia, Monkey Mia, Geraldton, the Pinnacles and Perth; a tour director and driver; four buffet breakfasts, three dinners; four nights' hotel accommodation; airport transfers; a welcome drink; a travel wallet and map.
Prices per person, twin share, start from $1625, land only. Valid for sale until March 31 unless sold out. Valid for tour departures on selected dates from May 20-March 17.
Phone 13 27 57; see harveyworld.com.au.
Golfers dream, too
For those who find golf the ultimate R&R, Direct Flights' Kuala Lumpur "fly and stay" package might appeal. It features return flights to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines and four nights' accommodation at the five-star Saujana Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The hotel has a lagoon pool, 160 hectares of tropical gardens and an 18-hole championship golf course.
The deal costs $1040 from Melbourne, $1057 from Sydney and $1065 from Brisbane. Valid for sale until March 31 for departures until November 13.
Four Seasons Resorts Maldives has put together a couple of spa packages.
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru has 10 open-air spa treatment pavilions - including three dedicated to Ayurveda - either in their own lush tropical gardens or on stilts over a lagoon. There is an emphasis on natural healing with yoga sessions and chakra treatments on offer.
The resort also has Ayurvedic meal choices in all four restaurants.
The package includes complimentary return seaplane transfers for two (valued at $1023) to Landaa Giraavaru from the airport at Kuda Huraa, one two-hour Ayurvedic ritual for two and one 60-minute massage or facial each guest, and daily breakfast in Cafe Landaa for two guests. Minimum stay is four nights. The offer is valid until December 20.
Another package, Paradise Twice, is also available until December 20. Spend six or more nights at both Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and the other Four Seasons Maldives resort, Kuda Huraa - a minimum of three nights at each - and receive the complimentary round-trip seaplane transfers for two to Landaa Giraavaru.
At Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa, room rates start from $885 a room a night, with breakfast for two. At Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru, room rates start from $1082 a room a night, with breakfast for two.