Summer is on our doorsteps and we're determined to help you make the most of those precious weekends of sunshine in the heart of Perth city. There are an endless number of fantastic weekend-activity combinations to trial during a staycation with your best friend, partner or family member so make sure you get stuck in to these fun all-round ideas.
The Romantic Getaway
Carve out time out for just the two of you before the crazy of Christmas sets in; take advantage of 30% off sale and book a City View room for you and your someone special and explore the heart of Perth city with some of these fun ideas. Quality time is the best gift to be given after all;
A couple's massage at endota spa Perth CBD, just across the road from the hotel - all InterContinental Perth guests receive 15% off at endota spa Perth CBD when they book through our Concierge. A floor above the busy bustle of Hay Street, not a sound penetrates these walls and the scents of the spa are enough to lull you into a light coma. The 2HR Couples Indulgence Package is highly recommended and will set the two of you up for a weekend of relaxation.
Get some sun and hire push bicylces for a stunning ride around Elizabeth Quay and Perth foreshore. Pack a bottle of wine and some snacks and stop at a grassy patch on your way around. The city skyline is changing everyday - make sure you take it all in.
A low-key night out in the West End starts off with drinks at The Loft Bar, on the ~romantic alfresco terrace. Take in the art deco rooftops of the King Street Precinct as well as the breathtaking 25-storie Adnate mural from the terrace with a glass of vino or a classic cocktail, before sitting down to delicious dinner at Ascua Spanish Grill. Specialising in tomahawk steaks from the Stirling Ranges, Ascua sets a moody tone with the theatrics of the barbacoa and open theatre kitchen and a menu to die for. Make sure the goats cheesecake and honeycomb is on your sweets list!
Follow dinner through with a show at The Comedy Lounge; tucked down a laneway off Murray Street, this sneaky venue hosts local larikins across a range of styles and is a barrel of laughs a minute. The Comedy Lounge has early and late shows and is a licensed venue and is the perfect way to top off a great night.
Enjoy a long and lazy lie-in the next morning; the hotel beds are something to write home about. The black-out blinds and curtains will make sure you have no idea what time it is!
Visit Tiisch, a short 5 minute walk from the hotel, for a bottomless bunch. This picturesque venue has a delicious breakfast menu which includes none other than star dish breakfast gnnochi . Not a spelling error, you read that correctly.
For those couples with big plans in mind, why not pay a visit to WA's premium jeweller, Linneys. Equipped with champagne bar and a selection of diamond rings to make your dreams come true, this is a non-negotiable option for ladies who are curious about what design will look good on their dainty digits.
Every man has a pal with whom he is inseperable; driving-range dates, video game marathons, after-work drinks might be the norm for the quality time you treat each other to. Well here are some ideas for you to step-up the friendship and invest in a serious bromantic weekend staycation.
Book your luxury accommodation in Perth city at InterContinental Perth. Select a City View Twin room or interconnecting City View rooms first up so that you are just a knock away from each other, and make sure you take advantage of the 25% off summer sale happening at the moment for stays up until 31st May.
Look your best for your weekend staycation and make an appointment at Guy's Grooming; this studio on Hay Street, across the road from the hotel, has every treatment you can think of from hair cuts to facials to massages and more. Relax in their sports lounge with a cold beverage from behind the bar whilst waiting for your hostess to take you through to your selected treatment.
Enter the evening with a Whiskey Flight in The Loft Bar on the first floor of InterContinental Perth; a rooftop bar that has as much style as it does vibe. Mixologist extraodinnaire Stephen Dervin will talk you through four premium whiskey malts and up your knowledge whilst you sip on the smooth tasters. Priced at $35.00/ person this is activity that is engaging, relaxing and setting you up for a great evening in the city.
Heading to a Wildcats game? InterContinental Perth is located a short five minute walk from RAC Arena, so no need to rush!
Meat-lover? Ascua Spanish Grill is offering you an opportunity unlike any other in the city. Pemberton-born award-winning Chef Nic Trezise will teach you and your pal about the spectacular cuts of meat, Tomahawk Steaks, how to prepare them best, season nd grill them on the Spanish barbacoa. Punctuated with wine, beer, canapés and tastings of the tomahawks, this masterclass is a winning choice for a way to spend the afternoon. And the best part? You and your friend receive a take-home-tomahawk between the two of you included in your ticket.
Family Staycation In The City
Sometimes a mini family-vacation is just what your family needs to feel refreshed whilst spending some priceless quality time with them. Book a family staycation at premium luxury hotel accommodation in Perth city at InterContinental Perth. Book interconnecting rooms which offer the perfect balance between your own alone time and having the kids safely next door with free-flowing access between the two rooms and a provate corridor as well. Email our Instant Service team to enquire about booking your family room Reservations.firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Christmas season the West Australian Ballet Company is delivering their most colourful and vibrant production yet; Alice (In Wonderland). If you have been looking for an opportunity to introduce your little ones to the magic of the ballet this is the perfect show to do so. Located adjacent to InterContinental Perth in the heart of Perth city, His Majety's Theatre is a breath-taking venue to visit with the children. Why not book high tea in The Loft before a matinee performance across the road at His Majesty's.
If you are looking for some fresh-air activities, visit the stunning Elizabeth Quay, only a seven minute walk from InterContinental Perth. Take a ride on the stunning carousel and enjoy a delcious treat from Gusto Gelato whilst taking in the views of Swan River.
If you are allowed a sleep in, follow it with a delicious family feast buffet-breakfast at Ascua, with a massive selection of mouth-watering options perfect for the whole family; including pancakes, waffles, a live egg station, woodfire-grilled bacon and much, much more.
If your little ones are a fan of The Wiggles, catch one of the five shows at RAC Arena - only a seven minute walk from the hotel.
You and your bestie always deserve quality time together - good for the soul and the most fun is always had between girlfriends. Book an Executive Studio room at InterContinental Perth, luxury hotel accommodation at the centre of Perth city; with access to laneways, shopping, restaurants and bars.
Start off your girly weekend with mani/ pedis at endota spa CBD, where hotel guests receive 15% off. endota spa is an Australian award-winning brand and their long list amazing relaxation massages and aromatic facials will leave you spoilt for choice; the stunning spa is located across the road from the hotel.
Make the most of the summer warmth and quench your thirst with a Gin High Tea on The Loft terrace to fill your saturday afternoon. Select from five curated gin concoctions, mixed with infused T2 flavours to complement the gin-infused treats on the menu. Overlooking Hay Street, framed by vertical gardens and offering fantastic views of the Adnate Mural, The Loft is the perfect venue to wile away the afternoon.
A short five minute walk from the hotel lies a shopping haven made up of Murray St and Hay St malls, Enex100, Raine Suqare and a string of boutiques. Spoil yourselves with a little retail therapy.
Looking for a show to make some memories at? The worldwide hit girlband ' Little Mix' will be gracing the stage at RAC Arena, a short five minute walk from InterContinental Perth; the perfect luxury accommodation in Perth city. Book your tickets quick though, they're selling out fast!
If you would like to round out a weekend of ' treat yo'self' with some exercise, we'd highly recommend challenging yourself to a work-out at Perth city's newest and coolest fitness venture - S30 Studio. Sitting opposite the hotel a quick three minute walk away; S30 is the brainchild of three dedicated and passionate coaches who have breathed life into a concept that is already thee go-to training session in Perth city, less than a year from opening. Think low-lights, DJ deck, contemporary hits that vibrate through you and hi-tech excercise machinery that will challenge you, to say the least.