With the kids now well settled back to school after the summer holidays it’s time to start planning your next ‘great escape’. The Halloween midterm is always a great time to recharge the batteries and spend some valuable time with your little ghouls and goblins! The Five AA Red Star, K Club in Straffan Co. Kildare has added even more treats to its Halloween package. The two night Halloween Midterm break includes two nights’ bed and breakfast and dinner on one evening in the River Room Restaurant and is priced from €255per adult sharing. Children under six sharing with their parents stay and eat for free.
The complimentary kids club, K Cubs offers lots of interactive and fun activities for children including arts and crafts, face painting and duck races on the River Liffey which flows through the grounds. K Cubs will have lots of themed Halloween activities going on every day including learning how to make your own scary mask and playing traditional Halloween games such as Bobbing for Apples and Pin the Tail on the Donkey! K Cubs will run every day during the midterm break and this year will also open nightly from 7.00pm until 10.00pm which means parents can enjoy dinner together while the children are entertained. On Halloween night there will be a supervised Witch’s Walk and the children, dressed in their Halloween costumes, will be brought around the resort to go trick or treating.
With 550 acres on the estate there is plenty of places to explore, children can hop on a bicycle and take a cycle around the safe internal laneways, hold their own falcon or bird of prey, enjoy tennis or play in the playground in the walled garden. Of course The K Club is very well known for golf and features two championship golf courses, The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and the Smurfit Course. Residents can avail of special green fee rates and can also enjoy the daily golf clinic and use of the practice areas. There is also a resort spa, complete with outdoor hot tub, aromatic herb garden, a wellness suite and deep relaxation room. Daily fishing demonstrations will be held with the resident ghillee and if you are lucky enough to land a fish from the River Liffey bring it into chef who will happily turn it into your very own catch of the day! Complimentary wine cellar tours and art and history talks will run every day over the holiday and offer residents the chance to see one of Europe’s most fascinating wine and art collections.
The K Club has long been recognised as one of the best hotels in the country and is a recipient of many accolades including best five star hotel, best family friendly hotel and has won numerous golf and spa awards. So, if you want to give your family the five star treatment this Halloween check out www.kclub.ie or call +353 (0) 1 6017200.