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Clico Boutique Hotel is offering an Easter Weekend fine-dining menu for adults and children, including an Easter egg hunt as well as overnight options.

Head Chef Izanne Nawn and her team will be offering scrumptious fare, including:

Easter-themed three-course menu for R350 per person, comprising: canapés on arrival, starters and mains, including slow-roasted lamb with cinnamon, fennel and citrus, plus dessert options – chocolate choices in abundance…

Wine-pairing @R45 per person available.

A kiddies’ Easter egg hunt around the beautifully appointed and magical Clico garden, complemented by a kiddies’ menu for children under 12-years old. The a la carte children’s menu with juice included ranges from the R65 chicken or beef tortilla wrap with cream cheese, chopped lettuce and cucumber filling to mini-burgers @ R70, chicken or beef, topped with mozzarella or cheddar cheese. Choices of side dishes for this kiddies’ menu range from vegetable sticks to French fries, mash potatoes, salad to veggies of the day. Dessert range from sorbet of the day @ R35 to further sweet choices such as brownies or berry parfait, layered with meringue and Chantilly cream @ R45.

Dietaries are catered for provided chef is advised 48-hours in advance of reservation.

The Easter overnight weekend special package is available @ R1,890 double room, including bed and breakfast for two people sharing.

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Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve bordering Botswana offers an ideal 5-star safari getaway for individuals or groups, leisure or conference, complete with the revitalizing Tau Spa Oasis to complement the prolific game viewing from room and lodge decks overlooking the large waterhole as well as on exhilarating game drives. The ideal luxe-experience getaway!

Tau is offering a 3-night Easter package, valid for the month of April 2015 @ R10,800 per person sharing or R32,400 per deluxe chalet (suitable for 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years of age), comprising:

· Accommodation, 3 meals per day, 2 game drives per day for adults and children aged 6-11 years, daily kiddies bumble for children aged 3-5 years, a back and neck OR a relaxing foot massage (30 minutes per adult; an Easter egg hunt for the kids, all snacks and beverages on game drives.

· Quote: Easter15 to book this safari Easter experience.

· Rates exclude: park entrance fees of R160 per person, bed levy of R10 per person per night, return flights to Madikwe, airport taxes and airstrip fees, all items ordered from the bar, mini-bar, telephone and internet usage, laundry, gratuities, curios, etc.

Whilst Tau remains a popular romantic destination, it also offers ideal family-friendly packages and the delicious food always proves popular with guests.

Children aged three to five-years old automatically become members of the Tau Cubz Club, which includes a short game drive after breakfast for the kids, to give parents the chance to make the most of the comprehensive game drives for adults. After the children’s game drive, they are entertained with treasure hunts and arts and crafts activities, whilst being provided with spacious all-purpose backpacks filled with activity books, animal sticker checklists, a deputy ranger sticker badge as well as a Tau T-shirt.

The thirty luxury chalets at Tau Game Lodge each offer a private viewing deck, ensuite bathroom and open-air shower. Accommodation includes 20 standard chalets, 6 deluxe chalets, a family unit and a family suite (both made up of two chalets joined by an inter-leading lounge).

Malaria-free Big 5 Madikwe Game Reserve boasts year-round game viewing and a bird population of over 250 different species. Madikwe is one of the few reserves where one can view a wide variety of fauna, from breeding herds of Elephant to the endangered Wild Dog and Cheetah.

Says a recent visitor: “I’ve loved the ambiance, the food, the excellent service, the game drives by Kelly, the animals drinking outside my room deck, the alligator sleeping close to my armchair, the monkeys trying to steal my food… I’ll keep this trip in my heart.”

Tau’s proactive hospitality initiatives include constant upgrades and improvements as well as eco-tourism, such as the Rhinose project to preserve its animal kingdom and the environment for generations to come, not to mention a live webcam, accessible at http://www.taugamelodge.co.za/WebCams.asp – follow the easy steps to log onto the Wild Earth server.

Visit www.taugamelodge.co.za

Guests at Valley Lodge & Spa in Magaliesburg will be thrilled with the delectable packages on offer for Easter – could one ignore those cosy fire-places strategically spread around the lodge and some of the rooms? Then, there is the bespoke Spa, offering de-stressing treatments to revive body and soul…

Easter package for a minimum 2-night stay per couple, effective Easter weekend 2015, per person sharing per night comprises:
Ø Luxury Room @ R5,100: including dinner, bed and breakfast;
Ø Luxury Room @ R6,330: including dinner, bed and breakfast, plus an Indian head massage and a foot massage for two adults.

Children’s rates comprise:
Ages 0-5 years old, including dinner, bed and breakfast – no charge;
Ages 6-16 years @ R1,030 per child including dinner, bed and breakfast.

Easter Egg Hunt for children after breakfast on Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday lunch available @R395 per person – bookings essential.

Relaxing Sunday lunches, private picnics catered for my the chef and her creative team on the banks of the Magalies River flowing through the privately appointed destination, bird- watching, hot-air ballooning, professional conferencing facilities, a romantic chapel, fly-fishing activities and the exquisite Valley Lodge Spa are on offer at the award-winning country hotel.

Visit www.valleylodge.co.za

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