Escape with the kids these Easter holidays for some country-style fun the whole family will enjoy.
Spicers Hidden Vale, which won Best Deluxe Accommodation at the 2012 Queensland Tourism Awards, is a 4850 hectare country retreat located less than an hour’s drive from Brisbane. The retreat is offering a Family Farmstay package which includes accommodation in a two bedroom cottage, full breakfast daily and a free pony lead for each child under 12 from just AU$399 per night for a family of four. Also, the Kids’ Club is only AU$25 per child per day – normally AU$65.
The Hidden Vale Kids Club offers a unique seven day program in which kids enjoy a host of fun, country-themed activities from 9.30am to 4.30pm including sheep herding, mountain bike adventure tours, mini bush Olympics, kangaroo spotting, animal feeding, cooking school, water wars, creek fishing, bush archery, music-making, pool games, 4WD trips plus much more. It also includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
And while the kids are having the time of their lives, parents can relax with a massage at the day spa, go for a horse ride, take up yoga or just relax with a drink by the pool.
With the feel of a cosy country home, Spicers Hidden Vale offers colonial-style cottage accommodation of two, three, four or six bedroom cottages grouped around a central living area complete with a fireplace. The layout is perfect for families, providing a relaxed atmosphere with the option to enjoy each other’s company but also retreat into private spaces.
As the weather cools down, a campfire is lit every night, giving families the opportunity to toast marshmallows and share stories around the fire.
The property also features award-winning Cotton’s restaurant, onsite Spa Anise day spa, two swimming pools, a games barn and a plethora of activities including horse-riding, archery, tennis, 4WD tours and over 50 kilometres of walking and mountain bike tracks.