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Outrigger leads the way for families

Release Number: 79/14


Out and AboutWAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – The awards were announced following thousands of votes from Out & About with Kids magazine readers between October 2013 and April 2014.

The Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji, won the best award in the Pacific Islands region, with Castaway Island, in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands region, and managed by Outrigger, taking second place. Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas in Thailand has been named Asia’s number one family resort.

Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji General Manager Peter Hopgood said that the award stems from creating a holiday experience in which the whole family can participate.

“Our Meimei nanny service and extensive Kids Club programs combined with purpose built adult only zones – Vahavu Pool, Bar & Bistro, Bebe Spa Sanctuary and Ivi Restaurant, make the resort a haven for families.

“We also offer a daily calendar of cultural, educational, sporting and entertainment activities with a focus on Fijian cultural values and this in conjunction with the natural charm of our hosts is what families absolutely love,” he said.

To celebrate, the following special Outrigger packages have been announced:

Stay at Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji for seven nights and only pay for four with a family friendly package that includes a free nanny service and children’s meals.

The seven night package starts from FJD$1680 (AUD$983, USD$920) for up to two adults and two children in a Superior Resort View room, from FJD$2359 (AUD$1381, USD$1292) in a Deluxe Ocean View room and from FJD$2961 (AUD$1733, USD$1622) in a free-standing Plantation Bure.

Kids eat for free and the price includes four days of complimentary child minding provided by the resort’s dedicated Meimei nanny service.

The package is valid for stays from October 7, 2014 to March 31, 2015 (with the exclusion of December 24 to January 7) and must be booked by August 31, 2014.

Bookings are subject to availability and can be made direct via:

The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas is offering a value added “Family Summer Promotion” until 31 October 2014.  Kids under 12 of registered in-house guests dine free. The resort also offers a free extra bed for kids under 12 that includes breakfast if the adult rate includes breakfast. Prices start from THB 3299(AUD$98, USD$92) per night.

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas offers spacious villas and suites around a village-like set up throughout the resort.  A kids club, nanny service and kids pool next to a sun lounge area and main restaurant make it a favourite among families with kids.

For further information, full terms and conditions on the Phuket offer, email Or call  +66 (0) 76 336 900.

Accommodation is subject to availability. *AUD and USD rates may alter slightly due to currency fluctuations.