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Enjoy an amazing Sunday lunch and sample the tastes of the continents without even needing to leave your seat!

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You can ‘Taste the Continents’ with our fantastic themed Sunday Lunch menus served at our Silver Heron restaurant. Silver Heron offers a wide range of mouth-watering dishes to entice the senses.

 

The Sunday Buffet lunches at Urban Valley Resort & Spa offer an enriching distinctive variety of antipasti and mezes, soups and pasta, tasty carvery and roasts, hot dishes and accompaniments, all featuring authentic tastes and flavours from around the globe.

And of course, you won’t want to miss our cheese and dessert section to finish off your dinner on a sweet note!

 

Our ‘Taste the Continents’ menus offer a culinary feast of American, Asian, European and African cuisines, all waiting to be discovered.

You will enjoy a full buffet lunch including free flowing wines, beer, soft drinks, water and coffee at just €29.95 per adult. Children aged 6 to 12 years pay just €14.00 whilst children under 6 years eat for free.

And there’s no rush as the Silver Heron lunches are served between 1 and 3.30pm.

 

Take a peek at our ‘Taste the Continents’ menus…

 

There’s so much to choose from that we simply can’t list the menus here!

 

We offer four menus covering delicious food from America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Each menu includes choices from the Salad Bar, Soup, Pasta Station, Carvery, Hot Counter, Accompaniments, a ‘Continent Specific Stall’, Cheese Table and the Pastry Corner.

Just a little taster to make your mouth water, you can choose from braised smoky pork ribs, Kentucky buffalo wings with spicy siracha, tomato saar made with Nepalese spices, assorted dim sum with traditional Asian dips, shellfish broth, assorted cured and cold meat cuts, dolma (vine leaves stuffed with lamb mince) and embatthan (stuffed potatoes with beans and spring onions) and much, much more.

 

Tempting?

You can take a look at each menu by clicking on the links below:

And don’t forget, in addition to Silver Heron restaurant, you can also relax in the Thistle Lounge Bar offering a wide range of drinks, coffee and light snacks including our specially made pastries.

Thistle Lounge Bar is the perfect outlet for an after lunch digestive and famous for its afternoon tea!

Enjoy an archery session in the natural background of the valley ‘’Wied Ghollieqa’’

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Did you know that the word ‘archery’ comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In more modern times however, archery is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.

Have you ever tried it? Well now is your chance!

 

‘Archery in Malta’ opened this year inside the grounds of the Urban Valley Resort and offers sessions for both beginners and members alike. The location is vital, being centrally located in Malta, easy to reach and yet sufficiently isolated from the noise and distractions of main streets due to the surrounding nature reserve.

 

Archery in Malta will provide you with expert tuition and guidance, and you can practice your skills and technique on various targets. Why not give it a go!

 

Archery Sessions

 

Sessions can be booked in advance and are typically 1 hour long. Each session includes all of the equipment you’ll need, safety briefings and expert coaching.

 

Archery Malta is open to the public and Urban Valley Resort & Spa guests on Wednesday’s, Thursday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s, with hotel guests being able to enjoy a 1-hour free session on Thursday evenings. The complimentary sessions are available every Thursday at 18.00hrs or 19.00hrs for guests over 16 years of age.

 

We are able to accept archers from the age of 12 and over, and are happy to accommodate groups of up to 12 people for special events, birthdays etc.

You’ll need to book your session at reception as spaces are limited!

 

Explore the Benefits of Archery

 

Archery is a great life skill, especially in the event of a zombie apocalypse!!

 

But seriously, archery is a fun hobby and it also has some great health benefits:

  1. Improves your focus

 

Remaining focused during a shot is important for every archer. An archer must focus on their target, focus on their form, and ignore the distractions around them. By constantly being focused, it can help you focus and keep calm in high-pressure situations.

 

  1. Improves your hand-eye coordination

 

Archery trains your hands to aim based on the feedback from your eyes. With continuous practice and repetition your coordination becomes better. The better coordination an archer has, the better the aiming.

 

  1. Improves your upper strength

 

The arms, core, chest, and shoulders are all used when practicing a proper draw. Similar to lifting weights, an archer usually holds their draw for a couple seconds, which allows for tension in the muscles. Repetition of this action leads to muscle development.

 

  1. Improves your social skills

 

Archery can be an individual sport or a team sport. When an archer competes in a tournament they are usually grouped together with other archers for scoring. Archers can get to know each other while they walk the course together. Teams are important in archer too. Working as a team and supporting one another is important for the success of the group.

 

  1. Improves your confidence

 

Archery provides a boost of self-esteem to archers when they see their mental and physical skills improving during practice and tournaments.

So why not give it a go. Book a session and make the most of the tuition, facilities and beautiful weather. You know it’ll be fun.

 

If you want to find out more and to find out session availability, just visit the Archery in Malta Facebook page or call reception!

Challenge yourself to a tennis match on one of our on-site courts!

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The IK Tennis Academy is situated in the Urban Valley Resort & Spa and provides the ideal opportunity for you to blow those cobwebs away with an exhilarating game of tennis!

The IK Tennis Academy caters for all ages and abilities and has 2 hard outdoor courts plus another 2 hard outdoor courts at St.Martin’s College, Swatar.

Hotel guests can make use of the courts free of charge. We will provide tennis rackets and balls….all you have to do is check availability with reception or online at http://iktennisacademy.com/!

 

Go on, book a game and make the most of the facilities and beautiful Maltese weather. Courts are available weekdays and weekends.

 

About IK Tennis Academy

 

Founded by Ivana Kubickova, IK Tennis Academy is primarily focused on the development of young children from absolute beginners to what we refer to as ‘Pro Juniors’.  Ivana is also the Pro Juniors Head Coach.

The Pro Juniors program is aimed at players under the age of 10. Access to this program is based on ability and commitment. An advanced level of athleticism and coordination, as well as a higher time commitment to the weekly training schedule.

Tennis has always been central to Ivana’s coaching, being the most satisfying aspect. In Ivana’s words, “to help kids explore their full potential in a sport I love so much is a prospect I cherish. This was central to my decision to follow a coaching career, a philosophy and a passion I would like all IK coaches to also embrace.”

Ivana is supported by her fellow training coaches:

  • Robert Tarpey, Technical Director – born in the UK, Rob is a former pro player turned ITF Level 2 coach; he was also the former national coach for Malta Tennis, captaining also Malta during the Fed Cup in 2007. He was the private coach for Kimberley Cassar amongst others.
  • Andrea Giusti, Pro Juniors Coach – Andrea was born in Florence, Italy in 1979. From a very young age, he had a very strong passion for tennis. Having won numerous tournaments in Italy, he decided to pursue a career in coaching. Andrea is highly qualified, and focuses very much on the development of a good technique. He has a very professional attitude, and a very positive approach to coaching.

 

Training Programmes

IK Tennis Academy offers training to suit all ages and abilities through their Mini Tennis, Pro Juniors and Adult training programmes:

 

  • Mini Tennis – this is the first step into tennis. There are 3 levels of mini tennis, Red, Orange and Green, with each level focussing on a different age range and set of skills, with Red being for the younger children and Green being the final level playing on full sized court.
  • Pro Junior – like the mini tennis program, the Pro Juniors program is aimed at players under the age of 16, however access to this program is based on ability and commitment. An advanced level of athleticism and coordination, as well as a higher time commitment to the weekly training schedule.
  • Adult – there are 3 different types of coaching for adults with all 3 being good for beginners as well as for advanced tennis players. Each programme is specifically designed to improve player‘s skills while keeping it still intensive and fun.

 

IK Tennis Academy also organises training camps and tournaments for players regardless of their age or level.

 

Find out more and book at the IK Tennis Academy website: http://iktennisacademy.com/

Our Luxury Spa Experiences to Relax the Mind and Body

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The wonderful SpAngeli inside Urban Valley Resort provides the most relaxing atmosphere for you to release those stresses of modern life, or to simply unwind following a busy day sightseeing.

Treatments for all Tastes

At SpAngeli you can enjoy our extensive range of spa treatments, from Slimming Programs to Face Skincare, from Manicure and Pedicure to Oriental Massages. Face the rest of your day feeling relaxed, revitalized and restored!

Packages for all Occasions

We also offer a number of packages that you may select from, including:

  • Pamper Yourself – Reflexology, Cooling Leg Treatment, Face and Scalp Massage, Face Mask
  • Decrease Stress – Full Body Exfoliation, Hot Stone Massage, Paraffin Hand Treatment
  • Couples Special Body Scrub for 2
  • Couples Hot Stone Massage
  • Non-Surgical Facial for 2, with Lunch
  • From Head to Toe – Back Neck and Shoulder Massage, Intensive Hydrating Facial, Express Pedicure
  • Getaway for Two – Couples Massage, Recovery Facial, with Lunch
  • Simply Spa Day – Back, Neck, Shoulder Massage, Express facial
  • A Day to Relax – Body Scrub, Detox Body Wrap, Sauna, Relaxing Body Massage, Liing Facial Spa, Manicure and Spa Pedicure

Our Specialist Treatment

Furthermore, we offer High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment (HIFU) which is a new cosmetic treatment for skin tightening that some consider a noninvasive and painless replacement for facelifts. It uses ultrasound energy to encourage the production of collagen, which results in firmer skin.

Several small clinical trials have found HIFU to be safe and effective for facial lifting and refining wrinkles. People were able to see results in a few months after treatment, without the risks associated with surgery. While the procedure is also used for overall facial rejuvenation, lifting, tightening, and body contouring, these are considered “off-label” uses for HIFU.

So far, HIFU has been found to be a promising treatment that could replace face lifts, especially in younger people who don’t want the risks and recovery time associated with surgery.

HIFU uses focused ultrasound energy to target the layers of skin just below the surface. The ultrasound energy causes the tissue to heat up rapidly.

Once the cells in the targeted area reach a certain temperature, they experience cellular damage. While this may seem counterintuitive, the damage actually stimulates the cells to produce more collagen — a protein that provides structure to the skin.

The increase in collagen results in tighter, firmer skin with fewer wrinkles. Since the high-frequency ultrasound beams are focused on a specific tissue site below the skin’s surface, there’s no damage to the upper layers of the skin and adjacent issue.

Welcoming Everyone

So, whether you would like to visit our spa for maintenance, relaxation, or our specialist treatment, we have the right experience for you!

Contact SP Angeli for more information:

+356 2334 8910 Mob +356 7799 5533

infospaangeli@gmail.com

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Our Rooms, Suites and Penthouses are Designed for Maximum Comfort With a Luxurious and Sleek Ambience

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We have a myriad of room designs for you to choose from, ensuring that you can have the space that you need. Our rooms are designed to provide the right setting for relaxation or for you to catch up on work. Each of our rooms include complimentary WIFI meaning that you can stay in touch with friends or work from the comfort of your room.

We have 121 rooms in total within different categories to suit your needs; Superior Room, Executive Room, Family Room, Family Suite and Penthouse.

Our Rooms

 Our rooms feature a cosy but modern spacious area.

Superior rooms can be configured as doubles or twins and are ideal for guests seeking a good night’s sleep after a long day discovering the island. Our Superior Rooms provide high quality accommodation, comfortable beds, TV unit, minibar, desk, bathroom with bath or shower and a balcony or terrace.

Our large Family Rooms offer separate living and sleeping areas with up to two balconies or a terrace. Family Rooms include a mini bar, two TV units and an outdoor seating area ideal for unwinding in the evening.

Our Suites

 Our Suites feature ample natural lighting and are designed to make your stay one of a kind in a stylish and comfortable environment.

Our Corner Suites offer plenty of space with separate living and sleeping areas and up to two balconies or a terrace. The Corner Suites include a mini bar, two TV units and an outdoor seating area for relaxing in the sun.

Make yourself comfortable in one of our Two Bedroom Deluxe Family Suites. These suites accommodate up to four adults and two children, featuring two bedrooms, three TV units, kitchen facilities, dining table, balcony and a lounge area. Our Deluxe Suites are also equipped with a bath and shower.

Our Penthouses

Our Penthouses are a one of a kind extravaganza which will certainly exceed your expectations. You can experience the true luxury; at 71 square meters, each Penthouse boasts marble floors with an open plan design. A private bedroom, exclusive shower or bath and a sofa bed compliment this one of a kind penthouse. Take in the beautiful views of the valley from the spacious outside terrace and relax on outdoor sun loungers.

For all the Family (Even with Four Paws!)

At Urban Valley Resort and Spa we know your pet means the world to you!

That is why we are pleased to welcome you and your furry companion to experience a memorable vacation with us. We offer pet-friendly rooms fully equipped with a pet bed, bowls, treats, toys and a litter box or disposal bags – all you have to do is show up with your pet and enjoy your stay! Pet-friendly rules and regulations apply upon booking stage.

Quality as Standard

All of our room categories also include tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and safe.

And whichever room you choose for your stay with us, you’ll also have access to free parking, use of the heated indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, leisure facilities and the two large freshwater outdoor pools, one of which includes a children’s pool, together with a large terrace overlooking the view of “Wied Għollieqa” Nature Reserve.

You can even have a game of tennis on one of our on-site courts!

Whichever type – or size – of holiday you are looking for, we’ve got you covered in style!

The grand opening of our Conference Centre – the Business area that exceeds all expectations!

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September sees the opening of Urban Valley Resort’s new Conference Centre, including various flexible and extravagant event and meeting spaces over three floors.

All business and corporate needs are met with our emblematic building which goes beyond expectations and is the perfect balance of beauty, functionality and versatility.

Meetings and conferences can be held across any of the vast floors, with a meeting room for 98 persons on ground floor, 210 persons on the first floor, and various space options on the top floor this can be split into five breakout rooms.

Set within the picturesque “Wied Għollieqa” Nature Reserve, the centre’s spectacular façade and entrance make it an ideal setting and venue for showcasing your event.

The various rooms and auditoria offer infinite versatility for all types of events, whatever their size, and the three-storey building features a foyer, reception area and a multipurpose conference room on the ground floor, making it an ideal space for exhibitions or catering events.

The conference room on the first floor can seat a total of 210 delegates, suitable for large meetings and opening or closing ceremonies with large audiences. Plus, with an abundance of on-site parking, and our 121 hotel rooms you will be able to accommodate your guests overnight, providing a complete hassle-free experience.

The top floor of the contemporary and modern-styled structure offers a world of options and essential flexibility with our four break-out rooms and one boardroom, which can either be used alone or as the perfect complement to your larger event.

Transformable and functional space is created by using adjustable soundproof panels, allowing you to create as much space (and noise!) as needed!

You can also complement your event with the latest state of the art audio visual and sound equipment, and a dedicated high speed internet connection, meaning that you are covered with whatever your technical requirements are!

As well as moving walls, raised adjustable flooring can also be used to provide endless set-up options, allowing you to be the mastermind behind the configuration of your event and create a room layout that fits perfectly with your event and business requirements.

Our Conference Centre doesn’t just mould physically for you, but at Urban Valley Resort we can also assist you with providing catering and drinks to suit any occasion, and our onsite chefs can work with you to create a menu as unique as your company.

Also, with the beautiful valley, hotel, pools, bars and eateries all onsite, your event, conference or meeting can be extended over multiple days, and your attendees can benefit from our high quality refreshments and service throughout their whole time with us.

A dedicated event planner will work with you to plan and manage your event down to the finer details and ensure that your event has both a positive impact on and lasting reflection of your company.

Speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable team members about your up-and-coming event today!

For further information and bookings, please contact events@urbanvalleyresort.com

A Day by our Pools is a day away from reality!

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Lined with sunbeds to soak up the warm Maltese sunshine, our two large freshwater outdoor pools offer a perfect escape from the reality of busy daily life.

With a children’s pool for the little ones and a spacious curved pool for a relaxing adult swim, our poolside area is ideal for a family day out, as well as to be enjoyed by our hotel guests.

The large terrace alongside our outside pools offers beautiful views across the “Wied Għollieqa” Nature Reserve, where visitors can unwind and enjoy a tasty lunch from our Tri Bistro, plus one of our signature cocktails to cool off on a hot Summer day.

Into the evening, our TRI bistro is a great place to relax right by our poolside, and to unwind with a cocktail, beer, spirit or glass of wine, after a long day swimming with the family. With its cool and chilled-out-vibe, and free WI-FI, the outside area offers a delicious selection of exciting food and drink options.

Between the pools one can find Leela’s Hut, a children’s playground to keep the kids amused while parents relax, as well as generous changing areas and plenty of space to lounge the day away whilst reading a good book or listening to your favourite tunes.

Our pool area is open from 10:00hrs to 19:00hrs Monday to Sunday (including Public Holidays) throughout the summer season.

Our philosophy is that not just hotel guests should be able to enjoy our pool and poolside facilities. With our Seasonal Pool Memberships, we offer regular swimming and fun days out for outside guests too at very reasonable rates!

If you don’t want to commit to swimming all summer, our Day by the Pool Memberships (available by advance booking) offer more flexibility, and are available at the rate of €25 per adult and €10 for children aged 3 to 10, and free for children under the age of 3. The rate includes the use of a sunbed, umbrella shared between two, pool towel and complimentary Wi-Fi, making for both an enjoyable and chilled out day for all.

We invite you to visit and enjoy all of our pool facilities with your family today and make the most of your summer in Malta!

Day by the Pool Special Offer

Benefit from our special Day by the Pool offer available between Monday and Friday, which includes a full hot and cold breakfast, one small bottle of water, a sunbed, umbrella shared between two, pool towel and complimentary Wi-Fi. This offer is available at the rate of €25 per adult, €10 for children aged 3 to 10 and free for children under the age of 3, between 08.00hrs and 19.00hrs.

For further information and bookings, please email reception@urbanvalleyresort.com

Urban Valley Resort is proud of their Team for receiving TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence so soon after opening!

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We are so delighted that our resort and facilities have recently received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on the many incredible reviews we have gained since opening only a few months ago.

We have been rated 4.5 Excellent Score, categorized into the following areas:

Location at 4

Cleanliness at 4.5

Service at 4.5

Value at 4.5

Location

 

Situated in the beauty of the natural valley of “Wied Għollieqa” Nature Reserve, the hotel benefits from stunning countryside views, and throughout the year a number of birds also use this valley as a nesting ground, making the gardens an idyllic location to relax and unwind with only the sound of birdsong as background music.

Our Tri Bistro also boasts these beautiful views, and offers delicious dining, creative cocktails and award-winning wines, all served under the beautiful Mediterranean sky.  It is the go-to destination to dine during Malta’s warmest months due to its tranquil and secluded location, as is set within the hotel gardens, surrounded by its picturesque swimming pool and enveloped by lush greenery.

If you prefer a slightly more bustling atmosphere then our various bars and eateries can be enjoyed, our most vibrant being our Thistle Lounge Bar – offering full-bodied coffee and delicious pastries; and Silver Heron (our buffet breakfast and buffet dinner and A’ la carte lunch restaurant) – offering a wide range of mouth-watering dishes to enhance the senses.

Due to its countryside setting this means that our resort is situated away from the busy and chaotic city life, so to make accessibility super easy we offer a scheduled complimentary shuttle service to and from Sliema Ferries, St. Julian’s and Valletta, meaning that accessing the sights around us is also made as simple as possible.

Cleanliness

Our hotel’s modern and luxury decor is meticulously maintained and cleaned to our highest standards, and our vast gardens and outside space is well groomed to ensure that its beauty is enjoyed all year round.

All our rooms, suites and penthouses have been specifically designed for maximum comfort with a luxurious and sleek ambience, and it is of utmost importance that we keep these, as well as all our vast communal areas, as clean and comfortable for our residents during their stay.

Our rooms provide the right setting for a good rest or to catch up on work, due to complimentary WIFI, TV entertainment and comfortable furnishings.  The minimalist decor of the bathrooms, lined with marble, also boast optimal cleanliness, and are a perfect place to unwind under a cool refreshing shower after a long day enjoying the Malta sunshine.

Service

The service we provide is absolutely key to us at the Urban Valley Resort, and our team is trained to the highest standards to ensure that our patrons are served with everything they could want and need from their stay, visit or celebration with us.

We believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so after a good night’s sleep, our Head Chef Chris Tonna and his team carefully chooses, prepares and serves each and every dish to provide an absolutely energising start to the day.

An enriching distinctive variety of cold and hot dishes are also served throughout the day in all of our eateries to ensure that everyone’s tastes are pleased; and whether in our restaurants, bars, meeting rooms, reception, or just in our hallways and communal areas, our team will always greet our guests with a friendly smile and be on hand to serve in the best way possible.

Value

Whether you dine with us, host your event or stay in one of our spectacular rooms, value is a huge priority.  We work with our patrons and visitors to ensure their needs are met, and that they always receive value for the money, while never compromising on the quality provided by us.

With a variety of room options available, and a special discount for booking directly with us, we offer the best room rates for all our guests (and even welcome your furry companions at a pet-friendly rate!)

Plus in our vast choice of food offerings there are a menus to suit everyone’s budget, especially with Afternoon Tea served daily between 1400-1800 hours in our Thistle Bar for €12 per person, and our full buffet Breakfast and Dinner served in our Silver Heron Restaurant at €13.00 and €25.00 per person.

Ingredients are chosen for their high quality, resulting in menus that are exciting and innovative and that offer a selection of pasta, charcoal-grilled meats, hearty salads and vegetarian options – complemented by an excellent international wine list and tempting variety of desserts.

Excellence

We would like to thank all our amazing guests and visitors that reviewed us on TripAdvisor since we opened, and are delighted to have received our Certificate of Excellence across all of the areas that we value so dearly.

Our team is the heart of everything we do and we are so proud of them for all of their hard work to continue delivering our award-winning facilities and food and beverage offerings.

The pictures you’ve seen in this article are from the Thank You Lunch we held at the beginning of June with the entire team working at Urban Valley Resort & Spa, a special moment to get together with fellow co-workers and collaborators and congratulate each single one in person.

We invite you to visit us so we are able to serve you in our award-winning way too.

Viento poolside bar: the freshest place in Malta to unwind and to get together with fellow co-workers!

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Whether it be to celebrate a promotion, bring your team together, or a regular after work gathering, the Viento Bar is a great place to relax this Summer right by our poolside!

The bar is the perfect place to unwind with a cocktail, beer, spirit or glass of fine wine, after a long day at work, to catch up with friends and colleagues, or to conduct your corporate meeting in a more informal setting.

With its cool and chilled-out-vibe, free WI-FI and greenery around it, the outside bar offers a delicious selection of exciting drinks and food options.

Alternatively, patrons can use it as a place to relax with one of our star selection of gins and rums after enjoying a fuller meal in one of our restaurants.

If you lack knowledge of the bar menu, the friendly and knowledgeable staff will be able to talk you through their selection and recommend something based on your tastes.

This, along with the bar’s energised environment, makes it a perfect fit for entertaining or your private function.

Expect mouthwatering paella dishes such as chicken, rabbit and chorizo, the freshest seafood including mussels, clams, prawns and chorizo. Finish off on a sweet note with the Churros station served with melted chocolate and various toppings.

We are excited to introduce you to our exciting range of themed menus:

Rum Gin & Tapas  where you can indulge in beef empanadas with spicy tomato salsa or rice stuffed dolmades with lemon infused yoghurt

Cuban Night BBQ  with tasty prawn skewers with cilantro and lime zest or mojo marinade chicken thighs

Noche Española  with typical Spanish paella or tomato gazpacho with cucumber and avocado

All themed menus include three hours open bar and build-your-own-menus available with different options (minerals only, wine and beer, or full open bar)

Stand up reception menus and add-ons such as Themed Stalls, Ice Cream Parlor and Cocktails make our bar-by-the-pool even more ideal for evening staff parties, birthday parties, farewell parties – well any fun party in-fact!

Whatever you are looking for when it comes to your corporate event or work function, we invite you to let your imagination run as wild as our vast outdoor spaces, and to open your  events to our stunning comfortable rooms, suites and penthouses, conference spaces, bars and eateries, and acres of tree-shaded natural reserve park and gardens!