Enjoy sun, sea and surf in Bali.
Enjoy sun, sea and surf in Bali. PHOTO: FOUR SEASONS RESORT JIMBARAN BAY

Surf's up at Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay

Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran Bay in Bali has teamed up with TropicSurf, a tour operator specialising in luxury surfing holidays, to offer surfing programmes for guests, from beginner to pro level.

Beginners can opt for the Learn-To-Surf package (from US$813++ (S$1,116++), which includes daily buffet breakfast and a one-hour lesson for two people with an instructor. Families can opt for the TropicSurf Family Holiday which starts at US$2,033++ and includes a private lesson for two adults and two children (aged six and above).

The packages will end on Dec 20. For more information, e-mail

Discounted hotel stays

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is offering travellers the Cool Deals, Dip In! promotion across five of its hotel brands in Asia-Pacific this season.

Guests who book and stay two consecutive nights or more will enjoy 15 per cent off the best available rates. Participating hotels are Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM hotels.

Guests will also earn up to Quadruple Gold Points in Carlson Rezidor's Club Carlson's global rewards programme, along with dining privileges for children with three complimentary meals a day. For more information, e-mail

Deals at holiday fair

The National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (Natas) will host its travel fair at Singapore Expo halls 3B and 4 from July 31 to Aug 2.

There will be 413 exhibitors, including travel agents, cruise operators, hotels and resorts.

Visitors can take part in a grand draw with prizes that include a pair of business-class tickets to Paris on Singapore Airlines and a 13-day Best of Italy land tour for two.

Natas will be giving away free Natas-MasterCard SG50 Limited Edition' travel suitcases to 1,000 people who book holidays at the fair. Admission is free.

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Chauffeured wine tours

Want to go vineyard-hopping, but don't want to drink and drive?

Some of South Australia's wine tour operators are offering chauffeured wine tours so that visitors can safely imbibe.

Wine Diva Tours which specialises in wine region McLaren Vale and other places, works with tour operators which ferry travellers in luxury Mercedes Benz Viano vehicles. They take a maximum of seven passengers a vehicle. Prices start from $150 a head, all inclusive.

Alternatively, opt for the Clare Valley Winery tour by Daisy's Vintage & Classic Cars in the Clare Valley, where guests will visit wineries in a 1960s Rolls Royce or classic Daimler. The cost is $400 for an adult, which includes meals and pick-ups from the hotel.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 26, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - DLCON26'. Print Edition | Subscribe