The Era of The Silver Traveller: Avani Hotels inspires Grey Gap Year Globe Trotters

06 October 2022

When hearing the phrase gap year, one’s mind may conjure visions of journeying through unknown lands, traversing awe-inspiring landscapes, sampling mouthwatering street food and meeting new friends from all over the world. But roughing it in a hostel dormitory room? Not on Avani’s watch!

Whether it’s ticking off items from a lifelong bucket list, celebrating a major anniversary, making the most of an empty nest or simply reclaiming the freedom of travel; Avani Hotels & Resorts around the world welcome all adventurous souls. Flash pack in style with Avani without sacrificing any of life’s little luxuries. 

Take A Ride on the Wild Side on a Sunset Cruise with Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Discover the peaceful majesty of the Zambezi River as night begins to fall. Do Africa the Avani way with complimentary and unlimited access to Victoria Falls, feel free to explore just as you please. Avani Victoria Falls Resort located on the edge of the Zambezi River, is situated in a national park where game drives can be enjoyed. Savour gourmet buffet breakfasts, packed with international and local delights.  Complete a perfect day with a sunset cruise and enjoy perks with the next-door sister resort at The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara.

Rates at an Avani Garden Room start from USD 367 per night and include:

  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfasts
  • One sunset cruise per person per stay
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Free unlimited access to Victoria Falls

How to book: avanihotels.com/en/victoria-falls/offers/avani-victoria-falls-sundowner-cruise

Lounge in the Luxury of Railway Travel with Avani Quy Nhon Resort

Central Vietnam’s most exclusive railway experience unites history with nature, beauty with luxury, and excitement with serenity. This elegant 12-guest carriage is a luxury train in Vietnam which links historic Hoi An to the unhurried coastlines of Quy Nhon, 318 kilometres to the south, on a six-hour journey that immerses travellers in the romance of the rails. The Vietage’s six spacious booths feature two comfortable window seats, offering everyone on board views of Central Vietnam’s verdant plains, forested mountains and sparkling shores. The beautifully designed carriage also features its own sit-up bar, gourmet dining, private restroom and a dedicated area for head and shoulder massage treatments.

Relax between beach and mountains in a seaside spa hideaway with Avani Quy Nhon Resort featuring just 63 ocean facing rooms, cliffside dining and an award winning Anantara Spa.

Train & Hotel Package - https://www.avanihotels.com/en/quy-nhon/offers/all-aboard-the-vietage?utm_source=thirdpartywebsite&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=VQUY_VietageWebsite_Combo&utm_term=QuyNhon&utm_content=specialofferlandingpage

 

  • Two one-way train tickets aboard the luxurious carriage The Vietage
  • Two night stay at Avani Quy Nhon in our ocean view room
  • Daily breakfast for 2 people
  • USD 35 dining credit per night
  • Rates start from USD 264

Explore Dubai with Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites

The gateway to the Middle East, Dubai has myriad adventures on offer for guests of all ages. Ideally situated at the tip of the Palm Jumeirah, Avani Palm View offers easy accessibility to the city’s delights. Only 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport, check in to a One-Bedroom Seaview Apartment with views across the dazzling skyline and Arabian Gulf Sea. Soak up the sights with a half day city tour and stop by the Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Beach, Burj Al Arab and The Palm Atlantis before visiting Dubai Creek for a taste of life in days gone by. No trip to Dubai is complete without a spot of shopping at the world-famous Mall of the Emirates.

Rates at a One-Bedroom Seaview Apartment or Studio Seaview Apartment start from USD 230 per night and include:

  • Accommodation in one of our stylish Avani rooms or suites
  • Daily international buffet at Seven Seeds
  • One 3-course set menu at Seven Seeds for two
  • Half-day Dubai City Tour

How to book: avanihotels.com/en/palm-dubai/offers/dubai-explorer-offer

Go Beyond the Beaches with Avani+ Samui Resort

Beyond the beaches and below the surface, discover the sights, bites and tropical delights of Samui to see a lesser-known side of the island. Island-hopping takes on a new meaning with a private longtail boat experience that glides to a hidden beach for a private picnic. Visit unspoiled islands guaranteed to send your heart aflutter and spend lazy afternoons dipping in and out of your private villa pool. 

Tucked away on the quieter southern side of Koh Samui, a peaceful haven amid tropical nature awaits. Avani+ Samui offers locally inspired spa rituals such as the Coconut Experience. Find inner peace and emerge renewed and refreshed.

Rates in an Avani Pool Villa start from USD 200 per night and include:

  • Luxury villa selection
  • Daily breakfast
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Thai BBQ dinner on the beach
  • Half-day private longtail boat trip to Koh Taen and Koh Madsum with gourmet bubbly picnic

How to book: avanihotels.com/en/samui/offers/beyond-the-beaches

Soar Through Sri Lanka with Avani Kalutara Resort

Not just for kids, Avani Kalutara’s action zone features a zip line and rock-climbing zone to get the blood pumping and adrenaline coursing. Ascend the Glider adventure tower before abseiling down 10 metres and zip lining 165 metres over a picturesque lagoon. Make your stay one to remember, with a whirlwind getaway to Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. At Avani Kalutara, every moment wows, whether breakfasting overlooking the ocean, adventuring around the island by tuk-tuk, or enjoying high tea at lagoon’s edge. Experience stylish comfort in a tropical paradise with amazing views of the Indian Ocean complemented by designs inspired by renowned local architect Geoffrey Bawa. Suites offer total privacy private plunge pool, wheelchair accessibility and breezy links to the capital and Colombo airport.

Rates start at USD 250 and include:

  • Minimum two consecutive nights
  • Daily breakfast and dinner at Mangrove for two persons
  • One high tea for two persons
  • One guided Kalutara temple visit by tuk-tuk

How to book: avanihotels.com/en/kalutara/offers/romance-exclusive

Taste the Spice of Life at Avani Pattaya Resort

Set in Pattaya’s best location for seaside excitement the Avani Pattaya Resort puts guests in the heart of it all. The 300-room resort offers great views and a relaxed vibe for everyone. The resort boasts the world famous Benihana restaurant overlooking Pattaya beach and its own Dicey Reilly’s pub and restaurant. Additionally, there’s a swimming pool with swim-up bar and full spa facilities. A daily choice of a 60-minute body massage or body scrub, for one person 50% spa savings for a second person at AvaniSpa, excluding express treatments and others.

Rates start at USD 165 and include:

  • 2-night consecutive stay in Avani Sea View Corner Suite, Avani Terrace Junior Suite or Avani One Bedroom Suite
  • Daily breakfast for 2 persons
  • A daily choice of a 60-minute body massage or body scrub, for one person
  • 50% spa savings for a second person at AvaniSpa, excluding express treatments and others
  • Evening canapés
  • 20% savings for dining

How to book: avanihotels.com/en/pattaya/offers/your-suite-your-way

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For media enquiries, please contact: 

Camilla Coburn Davis                                                                                      

Assistant Director of Public Relations – Avani Hotels, Resorts & Spas                     E: cdavis@minor.com


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