National Iced Tea MonthAnantara Vacation Club introduces locally inspired iced tea recipes to beat the heat & fun-in-the-sun activities for families

Anantara Vacation Club, Asia’s leading luxury shared ownership concept for discerning travelers, is delighted to welcome the arrival of summer and National Iced Tea Month with a selection of locally-inspired refreshing iced teas at its Phuket Mai Khao and Bali Seminyak destinations.

Summertime brings warm weather and sunshine, and nothing beats the heat like a refreshing iced tea.  June is National Iced Tea Month and, to pay homage to one of the world’s favorite drinks, the bartenders at Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao and Bali Seminyak have created several variations of the original standard.

Guests who visit Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao will enjoy the following collection of iced tea creations, inspired by the seasonal fresh fruits of the island:

  • Lime & Lemon – featuring Jasmine tea with lemon and lime.
  • Mango –  featuring black tea with lime and mango juice
  • Rosella – featuring black tea with Rosella and lime juice
  • Mint & Passion – featuring peppermint tea with Rosella and passionfruit juice

Anantara Vacation Club Bali, Seminyak will feature the Jahe Sere, a soothing refresher with lemongrass, ginger, honey and lime. Guests will enjoy sipping on these favorite Balinese flavors while lounging by the pool on hot days.

The Anantara Vacation Club is also enhancing its family programs at Phuket Mai Khao with special summer activities.  Highlights of the exciting activities at Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao’s family activities include pizza cooking classes with the resort chef; kids Thai boxing; rock climbing wall; and “dive-in” movies at the pool.  The property also provides other unique experiences as part of the Jakka Club, including kids’ tennis lessons, prince and princess manicures and pedicures, parent/daughter and parent/son spa packages, Muay Thai, scenic bike tours, Zumba, table tennis, yoga, flower making, origami, and many, many others.

About Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao

Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao is Anantara Vacation Club’s signature resort in northwest Phuket, offering authenticity and the ultimate luxurious escape.  Ideally located, the property is just 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport, a short drive from the bustling and scenic beaches of the south, and a few minutes’ walking distance from the tranquil sun kissed sands of Mai Khao – Phuket’s longest beach.  The green forest of Sirinath National Park fringes the resort and provides owners and guests easy access to an impressive natural playground of sea caves, mangroves, coral reefs and dazzling islands.

About Anantara Vacation Club Bali, Seminyak

Anantara Vacation Club Bali, Seminyak offers Club Owners a home away from home with 18 refurbished private pool villas along with thoughtful amenities and facilities that are inspired by the island’s rich artistic, spiritual and rural traditions.  The luxurious one, two and three-bedroom pool villas have been artfully designed as contemporary Balinese retreats complete with private pools and sun decks, en-suite bathrooms with outdoor rainfall showers, king-size beds and a separate living area with a fully-equipped kitchen.  Each villa has been outfitted with the latest technology to accommodate modern lifestyles, including bedrooms and living rooms with 32” LCD monitors and DVD player, iPod dock, and complimentary WiFi with high-speed internet service.

About Anantara Vacation Club

Launched in 2010, Anantara Vacation Club is a luxury Shared Holiday Ownership concept offering Club Owners stays in destinations across Asia and beyond with a flexible points system.

Anantara Vacation Club is part of Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 126 hotels and serviced suites in operation under the Anantara, AVANI, Per AQUUM, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis and Minor International brands. Today MHG operates in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America. Minor Hotel Group’s parent company, Minor International (MINT) is a global company focused on restaurants, hospitality and retail trading.

The Club Resort Collection at Anantara Vacation Club includes a Signature Club Resort in Phuket and luxury private villas on Koh Samui, Thailand and Bali, Indonesia; plus suites in Queenstown, New Zealand; Bangkok, Thailand; and Sanya, China.  Over the next five years, the Club will add up to 10 additional resorts.  In addition to the growing collection of Anantara Vacation Club Resorts, Club Points Owners enjoy an extended host of travel opportunities through the Club Escapes Programme, which provides Club Privileges access to experience luxurious properties at select Anantara Hotels & Resorts throughout Asia and the Middle East, Oaks Hotels & Resorts across Australia and New Zealand, and AVANI Hotels & Resorts in Asia.  A newly established affiliation with Interval International® opens up access to over 2,900 resorts worldwide to Club Owners.  Preview centres are found in Bali, Koh Samui, Phuket and Sanya.

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