The Banyan Tree Al Areen has launched an Hummer
Driving Academy promotion, offering outdoor-loving adrenaline seekers a
true grapple with the many-sided terrain of the Bahraini landscape even
while they are cocooned in world-renowned Asian hospitality with the
finest Spa facilities available.
Located in the stark desert landscape of
Bahrain, just a five-minute drive away, Banyan Tree Al Areen has
collaborated with the world-famous Bahrain F1 International
Circuit to present an off-road adventure like nothing else.
Boasting a dramatic 4x4 course, the Bahrain International
Circuit is home to the Hummer Driving Academy which offers a
purpose-built desert course boasting over 30 obstacles guaranteed
to test both skill and confidence levels.
Banyan Tree Al
Areen’s new Hummer Driving Academy Package is priced from BHD
898++ per night, including accommodation in a Desert Pool Villa,
one daily 90-minute treatment session at Banyan Tree Spa, a
welcome gift upon arrival and the complete Hummer Driving Academy
course at Bahrain International Circuit, for two. There is a
minimum stay of two nights.
The Hummer Academy Package is
next available from 4 to 5 March, and 3 to 4 April 2009. However,
if there are six or more participants booked under the Hummer
Driving Academy Package, other dates can be arranged.
The Hummer is a civilian truck introduced
in 1992, adapted from the battle-tested military HMMWVs (Humvee)
used by the US Army. Its strength, durability and individualism
have made it a highly sought-after vehicle.
Driving Academy course covers a variety of off-road skills in a
Hummer H3, including off-road driving techniques, vehicle
recovery, introduction to navigation with GPS, basic desert
survival skills and first aid. At the end of the course there is a
graduation ceremony with a Certificate of Achievement and
complimentary Hummer gifts.
The Banyan Tree Al Areen boasts
a total of 78 luxuriously appointed villas, comprising 56
one-bedroom Desert Pool Villas and 22 two-bedroom Royal Pool
Villas – with each featuring private open-air swimming and jet
pools, generous-sized infinity bath tubs and spacious master
In addition to having one of the region’s largest spas
and hydrotherapy areas, three international restaurants, a
complete body wellness centre, the resort also features Banyan
Tree’s award-winning Gallery showcasing crafts, gifts and beauty
products that appeal to today’s travelers with a conscience.
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