08 June 2015

first_img08 June 2015 Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has created two ideal family summer stay packages to make holidays in the region all the more memorable. Mini MO PackageThis package is perfect for children that are curious about the inner workings of a luxury hotel, and fascinated by questions like “how does a chocolatier produce a truffle?”The Mini MO package includes:Harbour Room with a complimentary extra bedChoice from among the following ‘behind the scenes’ hotel experiences:Craft delicious mocktails with one of our Bartenders at M barDecorate a cake or cookies with the assistance of the hotel’s Pastry ArtistsMake a box of handcrafted chocolate truffles with the expert Chocolatier,Learn the delicate art of make-up application from the Make-Up Assistant and the art of nail care and nail art from the Nail Technician at The Mandarin SalonBreakfast at Clipper Lounge daily with special menus, activity packs and colouring pencils for childrenWelcome amenities for the children along with a bottle of champagne for the parents, an InstaMax Camera to capture the holiday memories, and a Hong Kong themed photo frameOfficial Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong nametag, a chef’s hat and apron as a keepsakeComplimentary Internet and late checkout until 2 p.m.Rates start from HKD4749 plus 10 per cent service charge per room per night, valid 1 June until 31 August 2015, with 72 hours’ advance booking required.Suite Family Affair Plus PackageTravellers can enjoy a luxurious suite and complimentary room for the children and a choice of experiential activities ranging from adventurous and cultural explorations to fun-filled discoveries, allowing them to experience the best of Hong Kong.The Suite Family Affair Plus package includes:A luxurious suite and a complimentary room for the childrenChoose from a variety of itineraries to explore Hong Kong:Take the “Lantau Island” guided tour via ferry to Lantau Island to discover the quaint fishing village of Tai O, visit the Buddhist temple of Po Lin Monastery to view the world’s largest, outdoor and seated bronze Tian Tan Big Buddha, indulge in vegetarian delicacies, then proceed to ride Ngong Ping 360’s Cable Car in a crystal cabin before being transferred back. Tour lasts six hours.For a lesson in the appreciation of Chinese art and antiques as well as a walk back in time, join the “Art & Antiques” tour where a noted resident and art expert with a keen eye for the authentic guides guests through street cafés and galleries of contemporary art along Hollywood Road, discover second-hand stores of kitsch and curios, and visit the ancient Man Mo Temple set among the high-rise buildings. Tour lasts 3.5 hours.Feast upon an assortment of Hong Kong’s most popular local foods as guests stroll off-the-beaten-path on the “Savour the Local Flavour” tour to learn about the lifestyle, history and culture of the people living in the areas of Central and Sheung Wan. Walking tour includes visits to a wonton noodle shop, roast meat restaurant, juice shop, preserved fruits specialty house, dim sum corner, and local bakery. Tour lasts four hours.Breakfast at Clipper Lounge daily with special menus, activity packs, and colouring pencils for childrenWelcome amenities for the children along with a bottle of champagne for the parents, an InstaMax Camera to capture holiday memories, and a Hong Kong themed photo frameComplimentary Internet and late checkout until 2 pm.Rates start from HKD8,049 plus 10 per cent service charge per room per night. Each tour is available at an additional cost with 72 hours’ advance booking required and good walking shoes and casual, comfortable attire recommended.www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong.last_img