May 20, 2008
Unprecedented 50% Discount at The Reef Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas, named one of Parents magazine's "Top Ten Beach Resorts For Families," is offering a 50 percent discount for a limited time at its newest luxury tower, The Reef Atlantis, in celebration of World Ocean Day. The recently-opened 497-key tower offers guests home-like accommodations and amenities -- with the beach as a backyard -- while instigating conservation and protection of the world's oceans through The Blue Project(SM), a non-profit fund for coral reef conservation and restoration efforts.
The Reef, a contemporary-styled resort, is situated on Paradise Beach, creating water views from all rooms, which are complete with private balconies overlooking the ocean and white sands. All custom-designed accommodations feature a kitchen or kitchen area with an energy-saving dishwasher, living area with sofa bed and are fully-stocked with linens and tableware -- a perfect choice for families looking for a beachside experience within Atlantis. All one-bedroom suites feature an en-suite energy-efficient washer and dryer and the resort provides complimentary laundry facilities for all studio accommodations.The 22-story tower consists of studio, one-bedroom and penthouse units, along with the option of creating a two-bedroom accommodation by combining a one-bedroom suite and studio. With living space ranging from 519 square feet to 3,102 square feet, The Reef offers a residential experience complete with 24-hour room service, daily maid service, wireless internet and a variety of exclusive family-centered services and experiences, including the first-ever Toy Room Service. The Reef Atlantis World Ocean Day package, a 4 day/3 night stay including a half-price Reef Adventure tour, starts at just $369* -- a more than 50 percent discount from typical 4 day/3 night packages for this travel period, which start at $749 per person. As always, Kerzner will donate $10 per booking at The Reef directly to The Blue Project(SM) as part of their $1 million commitment to the program.
The Reef Adventure is a unique snorkeling or SCUBA in-water interaction program available directly from the resort in partnership with Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas. A beach-loading vessel with an on-board Atlantis Aquarist will take guests on an underwater exploration of both healthy and endangered reefs, and teach them about indigenous marine animals. A maximum number of 24 guests participate in each 90-minute Reef Adventure, departing daily at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at a cost of $55 for snorkeling, with $5 from each booking going directly to The Blue Project(SM). However, guests of The Reef World Ocean Day package will receive a 50 percent discount on this signature excursion, with the price already built into the $369* package rate.
Atlantis is known for, most notably, the world's largest open-air marine habitat. The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) accredited facility is home to giant manta rays, sawfish, piranha, barracuda, rainbows of tiny tropical fish and, of course sharks, including some of the first species ever born in a man-made environment. Guests at Atlantis have access to viewing and understanding over 250 marine animal species inhabiting the resort's open- system exhibits, as well as AQUAVENTURE, an unprecedented 63-acre waterscape containing over 5 million gallons of water, thrilling water slides and a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects that add an extreme level of excitement to the overall experience.
The Reef Atlantis World Ocean Day package can only be booked by calling 1-800-Atlantis or by booking online at Atlantis.com.
*Rate is pp, dbl occ., based on Sun. or Mon. arrival, eff. for travel 6/8/08-6/14/08 in a Studio Terrace. Valid for new bookings 5/19/08-6/15/08. Add up to $89pp for mandatory taxes, mandatory housekeeping grats., & utility svc. fees. Other categories and dates available upon request. Weekend, holiday & peak period surcharges apply. All rates and inclusions are subj. to availability and may chg w/o notice. Not app. to groups & restrictions apply. Cost of transfers are additional. Atlantis and its tour operator do not assume responsibility for errors or omissions within the content of this ad.
For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; telephone 954-809-2000, or visit Atlantis.com. For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS.
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CONTACT: Meagan McCutcheon, +1-212-659-5218,Meagan.McCutcheon@kerzner.com, for Atlantis, Paradise Island
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