InterContinental lays out grand holiday getaway packages

The renovated InterContinental Muscat.

Families and couples planning getaway breaks during spring can choose from a variety of great value holiday packages at InterContinental Hotels and Resorts across the Middle East and Africa over the next two months.

Attractive Spring Break packages are on offer from 30 InterContinental properties in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Eritrea, Gabon, Kenya and Zambia between March 1 and April 13, according to a spokesman.

Special room rates from as low as $37 per night are available seven days a week, and the price includes breakfast for two adults.

Spring Breaks at InterContinental Hotels and Resorts can be booked quickly and easily with toll-free calls to the Six Continents Hotels Middle East Central Reservations Offices in Dubai.

The toll free numbers are Bahrain (800 880), Egypt (0800-4433322), Jordan (800-22666), Kuwait (473 2100 ext 6233), Qatar (0800 971234), Saudi Arabia (800 897 1465), Oman (800 777 999) and UAE (800 4642).

In Egypt, the new 450-room InterContinental Garden Reef Resort Sharm El Sheikh, one of four InterContinental properties to choose from in the country, is offering Spring Break room rates of $80 per night. The resort boasts a health and leisure club, eight tennis courts, two basketball courts, free-form swimming pools, Jacuzzi, and children's club, as well as a 350-seat all day restaurant, Oriental and Italian restaurants, beach and lobby bars, as well as a Tex-Mex action bar.

In Oman, the InterContinental Muscat, transformed by a major renovation and offering famous Omani hospitality, adds value to its reputation as a fabulous family getaway retreat with Spring room rates of $99.

The warm spring weather will make stays particularly enjoyable at a hotel which has one of Muscat's largest health spas, as well as a new leisure club set off by a beautiful swimming pool and lazy river among beach-front gardens.

In Amman, Spring Break room rates of $90 are on offer at the Hotel InterContinental Jordan, which boasts one of the Middle East's most impressive spas, with an outdoor pool and private sun deck, a wide range of cardiovascular and training machines.