7 amazing places to go for your next long weekend!

Are all your friends jetting away to exotic locations, but your wallet doesn’t allow you to keep up? Don’t worry, the ENTERTAINER has you covered. We’ve got 7 places and 7 hotels lined up for you with some amazing offers a short flight away.

Up until 15th September 2019, you get to use our summer offers for a 1 for 1 deal! If you stay in one of our fantastic selected hotels for 2 nights, you only pay for 1. If you stay for 4 nights you only pay for 2. If you stay for 6 nights… That’s right you guessed it… You only pay for 3!

Simply launch your ENTERTAINER app and select ‘Hotels Worldwide’ on the ‘Travel’ tab to view our hotel offers. For our special summer offers simply click on the colourful Summer Offer banner.

Here’s our 7 places to visit this summer:

#1 Kuala Lumpur

In order to best explore Kuala Lumpur, it’s important that your accommodation has a good location, and there is no more central location in KL than Bukit Bintang.

If you are planning some retail therapy this is the place to be with upscale shopping centres and luxe fashion boutiques round the corner.

Evenings are lit up with lots of al fresco bars and restaurants for a lively atmosphere. Nearby, KL Forest Eco Park has nature trails and an elevated walkway.

Where To Stay: Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Estimated savings: 95 USD per night

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Directly attached to the Berjaya Time Square Mall, you will have everything you need at your doorstep, including a gigantic indoor theme park! The hotel offers numerous dining options, a gorgeous swimming pool and an inhouse Spa to recoup after a full day out in KL.

#2 Penang

Nicknamed the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is famous for its soft sandy beaches and is fondly regarded as the food capital of Malaysia. Some of the most interesting sites of Penang include the sandy beaches of Tanjung Bungah, the landscape from the summit of Penang Hill and the vipers in the Snake Temple. With its colonial past, there are m

Where To Stay: Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Penang

Estimated savings: 150 USD per night

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Located on the beautiful sandy beaches of Tanjung Bungah this 4-star is a short drive away from the heritage city of George Town (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and Batu Ferringhi night market. The hotel offers 280 guestrooms, two dining options with International & local delicacies, a beach bar for a quick bite while you enjoy sunbathing by the Andaman Sea and a spa for soothing massages.

#3 Kota Kinabalu

Lying in the Malaysian part of Eastern Borneo, Kota Kinabalu is surrounded by the sea, mountains and rainforest. Head to Kinabalu National Park for paragliding and rock climbing to canopy walks and mountain biking – there isn’t a shortage of outdoor sports to indulge in when visiting Kinbalu Park.

From Kota Kinabalu the number one day trip is to head further into the forest to the Sandakan Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. An unforgettable experience!

Where To Stay: Nexus Resort & Spa Karambunai

Estimated savings: 150 USD per night

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Nexus Resort Karambunai nestles on 65 acres of lush landscaped surrounds on the Karambunai Peninsula offers a 6km pristine white sand beach, with a million year old tropical rainforest and the distant majesty of Mount Kinabalu as its backdrop. Whilst its perfectly located to discover what Borneo has to offer, you might not want to leave when you know what awaits you here! From a 18 hole golf course, to 8 restaurants and bars, to the exclusive Borneo Spa to the endless list of recreational water and land activities you will not want to leave!

#4 Bali

Bali is a true surfers’ and beach lovers’ paradise. It’s packed with sightseeing attractions, too. Almost everywhere you go in Bali, there’s ancient temples, palaces and unique landmarks to discover.

Shopping is an almost inevitable lure as well with walking streets, art markets and modern shopping centres where many bargains are to be had.

Bali has one of the most beautiful sunsets in the word, but its after the sun sets that Bali truly comes to life.  Kuta, Legian and Siminyak are packed with nightclubs, pubs and bars that cater to thew lively crowd.

Where To Stay: Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach

Estimated savings: 125 USD per night

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Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach is a five-star hotel and resort nestled amidst tropical greenery in the enclave of Tanjung Benoa. This ideal retreat is the ultimate luxury getaway, where services reign supreme. This resort also features a number of bars, including a swim-up pool bar, several dining options, the Biwana Spa, and a well-equipped gym.

#5 Phuket

Phuket has some of Thailand’s finest beaches. Whether you are craving the busy Thai nightlife or wanting to relax by the pool, Phuket has something to offer everyone.

For the night owls a Visits to Patong’s infamous Bangla Road is a must. It’ a raucous strip full of live music venues, drinking establishments and glitzy nightclubs.

We love Bangtao Beach for its luxurious resorts and its pieceful sandy shores.

Where To Stay: Movenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket

Estimated savings: 200 USD per night

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Dreaming of a luxurious vacation? Check out the Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket! Situated in the Laguna Area, this resort holds 40 exclusive suites with private pools, including penthouse suites with private jacuzzis. There’s no better way to catch Phuket’s captivating sunsets than by lounging around the shores of Bangtao beach and gazing far into the horizon of the Adaman Sea.

#6 Hua Hin

If you’re after the thrill of a city but also crave the crashing of waves then look no further than Hua Hin. One of the oldest beach resorts in Thailand, Hua Hin boasts 5 miles of beach but also has the lively buzz of a well-built city. It’s a favorite getaway for Bangkok residents, so you’ll know that you wont get the usual tourist fair.

Where To Stay: Aleenta Hua Hin & Pranburi Resort & Spa

Estimated savings: 200 USD per night

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The boutique luxury Aleenta Hua Hin & Pranburi Resort & Spa features 25 unique residence, most with a private pool. Each suite is located within steps of the golden beach Pak Nampran Bay and offers beautiful views of the stunning sunrise and sea views of the Gulf of Thailand.

#7 Yangon

For a different cultural experience head to Yangon with its astonishing Pagodas. Thought to be over 2,500 years old, Shwedagon Pagoda is considered one of the holiest relics in the entire country with its impressive golden stupa. Kandawkgyi lake with its palace houses many restaurants and a mini zoo, a well-deserved break in the city!

Where To Stay: Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon

Estimated savings: 100 USD per night

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Escape to Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon and enjoy a getaway like no other; experience spacious rooms with stunning views of the Shwedagon Pagoda, a holistic spa promising true rejuvenation and a multitude of dining venues serving both exotic and international culinary creations.

We hope you’ve been inspired to book your next getaway. Simply click on the ‘Travel’ tab of your ENTERTAINER app to view our hotel offers!


Loma Al Hashimi