Al Bander lines up special winter deal

Al Bander resort ... a chance to relax and recharge

Al Bander Hotel and Resort in Bahrain is offering special rates this Ramadan. Special packages are also available for the forthcoming winter season, a hotel spokesman said.

During the Holy Month, Al Bander is offering cabanas (two people sharing) for only BD16 ($44).

Under the Marisol packages which run from November to March, Al Bander is offering couples the cabanas plus breakfast, lunch or dinner, a welcome beverage and a game of bowling for BD30.

Easily reached from Manama city centre, the resort promises superb sea views, comfortable and sylish accommodation and outstanding facilities including a private beach and two temperature controlled swimming pools, one with a sunken bar.

Al Bander, the only resort of its kind in Bahrain, offers guests a chance to relax, recharge, renew and rejuvenate.

Whether it is a cosy cabana or an exquisite chalet, accommodation at Al Bander spells comfort and class. The chalets and cabanas can comfortably sleep from 2-6 people, and extra beds for children are always available. All units have sea facing balconies with stunning views over the Arabian Gulf.

Members enjoy 20 per cent discount on all accommodation, food and beverage within the resort during the high season and use of all facilities is included in a yearly membership fee.

Membership fees are BD350 ($967) plus one time joining fee of BD50 for family membership, BD230 plus one time joining fee of BD25 for corporate membership and BD300 plus one time joining fee of BD 50 for individual membership.

The famous Fish Market Restaurant is situated at A1 Bander (and Sheza Tower in Manama's Diplomatic Area), and offers guests the finest fresh seafood available in Bahrain.

Overlooking the beach, the restaurant is ideally situated and is open to non-members. Sticky Fingers Fast Food outlet is particularly popular with younger guests, and the Cafe Marisol provides a perfect and informal meeting place.

For a relaxing drink overlooking the Marina, The Boatyard Bar is an ideal venue. Situated above the bowling alley and close to the snooker and pool tables, this modern but stylish lounge bar offers a wide range of drinks and snacks to suit all tastes.

The Health Club offers a fully equipped gym, saunas, swimmex machine, air conditioned squash courts and Jacuzzi, and the professional fitness instructor is always on hand to give health tips and advice.