Concierge: Shangri-La deals, Thailand tasting tour, European escapades, private island getaways

Song Saa resort in Cambodia is offering a "Stay 4 Pay 3" deal till Dec 21.
Song Saa resort in Cambodia is offering a "Stay 4 Pay 3" deal till Dec 21.PHOTO: SONG SAA PRIVATE ISLAND RESORT

Shangri-La hotel deals

The Shangri-La-owned Hotel Jen is offering up to 30 per cent discount at 10 properties in China, the Maldives, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

The offer ends on Sept 30 and travellers must stay at least two nights to qualify for the special rates.

At Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing, for example, a superior room is now 600 yuan (S$140) on Mondays to Thursdays, down from 800 yuan. Prices exclude a 15 per cent service charge.

Members of the Golden Circle, Shangri-La's reward programme, will also earn an additional 1,000 points for stays at three to four hotels owned by the Shangri-La Group, or 5,000 points for stays at five or more hotels. The booking and staying period is until Oct 11.

E-mail to book or call +60-3-2052- 3088 for more information.

Luxury tasting tour

The Opulence Lifestyle Group has launched The Connoisseurs Tour, a three-night weekend package with premium whisky, craft beer and cigar tastings in Samujana Villa Estate in Koh Samui, Thailand.

The group is partnering premium liquor manufacturer William Grant & Sons Distillers, whose brands include Glenfiddich and The Balvenie, and the ChindAsia Group, importers of cigars from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. The tour costs US$3,300 (S$4,580) a person.

For more information, call +852- 8192-7384 or e-mail

New European escapes

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has launched four health and wellness properties in Europe: Miramonti Boutique Hotel and Hotel La Coluccia in Italy, Wellnesshotel Golf Panorama in Switzerand and Boutique Hotel Alhambra on the island of Losinj in Croatia.

Located on a ski terrain, Miramonti Boutique Hotel offers sports activities all year round. Rates start from €186 (S$280) for double occupancy.

Wellnesshotel Golf Panorama boasts a 27-hole golf course, an art spa with steam rooms and the renowned Lion D'or restaurant.

Rates start from 420 Swiss francs (S$592) for double occupancy.

For more information, go to

Private island getaway

Luxury private island resort Song Saa in Cambodia has brought back its "Stay 4 Pay 3" deal, which is valid till Dec 21.

The supplementary charges for children under 18 will be waived. Guests also have unlimited access to house wines and spirits, beers and non-alcoholic drinks, and free usage of kayaks, sailing boats and snorkelling gear.

The resort has 27 villas on a pair of islands. Rates a night (excluding taxes) start from US$1,117.

Go to for details. To book, call +855-236-860-360 or e-mail

Deborah Lee

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 09, 2015, with the headline 'Concierge'. Subscribe