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Gold Coast Hotels

August 19, 2010 10:08 ET

Eat Well and Re-Energize at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

Queensland's Gold Coast Resort Offers Sweet Escape! Packages

SURFERS PARADISE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) -  Queensland's popular Gold Coast area has always impressed and delighted visitors, from Snappers Rock to the aptly-named Surfers Paradise. From dining and nightlife to watersports and family fun a dazzling array of beautiful Gold Coast resort hotels are simply unmatched, and offer every variety of fun in the sun for a perfect getaway.

To cater to a variety of getaway tastes, the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa is proud to offer its "Escape!" Surfers Paradise accommodation specials.

Escape! Dining Package -- An Act Not to be Missed

For those who appreciate fine dining, the Escape! Dining Package, starting at just $269 AUD per night*, offers a taste of Japan with accommodation and dinner for two at Benihana Japanese Steakhouse at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa for stays before 8/31/10. Reservations may be made online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/oolsp-surfers-paradise-marriott-resort-and-spa/ using promotional code ES1 or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code ES1.

Escape! Fuel Efficient Package

Guests looking for a quick, economical getaway will enjoy the Escape! Fuel Efficient Package, starting at $199 AUD per night**, which includes a $25 fuel voucher when staying two nights at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa until 8/31/10. Reservations may be made online using promotional code TRS or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code TRS.

Whale Watching Package with Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

An exciting, unique getaway for the whole family -- that's the idea behind the Whale Watching package, which starts at $249 AUD per night***, and includes two nights accommodation, transfers to and from the resort, and whale watching for either a half or full day, for stays from 29 May until 1 November 2010. Reservations may be made online using promotional code PK9 or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code PK9.

A popular choice among family resorts, Gold Coast's Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa is situated in the heart of the world-renowned Gold Coast area, conveniently located near Surfers Paradise's pristine beaches, world-class shopping and scenic hinterland valleys. This Gold Coast hotel's exceptional facilities, award-winning service and idyllic location make it the perfect Gold Coast resort for an unparalleled holiday. Surrounded by luxuriant tropical gardens and a spectacular saltwater lagoon, Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa is celebrated for its Pacific Ocean views and contemporary resort restaurants.

Guests can also take advantage of complimentary in-room coffee and tea, the outdoor pool, an expert concierge to help coordinate activities and events, plus a full array of additional services, from limousine service to babysitting. The resort also offers easy access to nearby mouth-watering dining at restaurants in Gold Coast, Queensland.

* Offer valid Sunday - Thursday through 8/31/10. Accommodation and dining times are subject to availability. Package includes accommodation and dinner for two in Benihana Japanese Steakhouse with a choice from two set banquet menus. Dinner includes food only -- no beverages are included in the package.

** Valid for new bookings seven days a week through 8/31/10.

*** Valid for new bookings only, seven days a week through 1 November 2010. Package includes accommodation, whale watching tickets for two adults on one day, transfers to and from resort. Full day option includes whale watching in the morning, Aussie BBQ lunch buffet and Tallship cruises and Island Adventure and daily buffet breakfast. Package based on two adults only. Minimum two night stay applies. Additional charges apply for third adult and children.

A limited number of rooms are available for these promotions. Tax is included. Offers do not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offers cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

About the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

Spectacular and family-friendly on Australia's Gold Coast, the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa offers an abundance of exciting on-site activities and prime beach access. A jewel among resorts in Surfers Paradise, the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa offers 297 rooms and 30 suites on 28 floors. This well-appointed property also features 2112 sq ft of total meeting and event space, wired and wireless high-speed Internet, the on-site Lattouf Hair Spa, concierge, babysitting services, limousine service, a full-service business center, an on-site fitness center, and an outdoor pool.