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Outrigger wins family friendly awards in Phuket and Fiji

Release Number: 73/14

OAWK_2014_winner[1]Three Outrigger Resort properties have taken top honours in their respective regions in the Out & About with Kids magazine’s 2014 Best of Family Travel Awards. The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas in Thailand has been named Asia’s number one family resort. In Fiji, the Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji, won the best award in the Pacific Islands region, with Castaway Island, managed by Outrigger, in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands region, taking second place.

The awards were announced on 21 July following thousands of votes from Out & About with Kids magazine readers between October 2013 and April 2014.

Marc Landgraf, the general manager of Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas said: “Spacious villas and suites, a village-like set up throughout the resort, a kids club, nanny service and kids pool next to our sun lounge area and main restaurant make us a favorite among families with kids. Our staff is very proud to have this acknowledged by readers of Out & About with Kids magazine.”

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas
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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,” he said.

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

To celebrate the awards, the Outrigger properties in Phuket and Fiji have announced special packages.

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, which includes breakfast if the adult rate includes breakfast. Prices start from THB3299 (US$107) per night.

Acclaimed Meimei kid care service in Fiji
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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 Fiji package starts from FJD$1680 (US$912) for up to two adults and two children in a Superior Resort View room, from FJD$2359 (US$1281) in a Deluxe Ocean View room, and from FJD$2961 (US$1608) 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 Fiji package is valid for stays from 7 October, 2014 to 31 March, 2015 (with the exclusion of 24 December to 7 January) and must be booked by 31 August, 2014.

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

For the Fiji offer visit

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