Date: Monday, 27 October 2008 A break which won't break the bank - the perfect tonic to drink with your gin, as you sip a sun-downer on the terrace of the 4 star, luxury boutique hotel in Guernsey, Old Government House. In fact there are no less than six tremendous breaks to choose from, and here they are: The Romantic Break Mmmm, relaxation with your loved one, needs no explanation Gourmet Break Discover the French-influenced cuisine of Guernsey and the Channel Islands Discovery Break Get to know the unique landscape and heritage of this fascinating island Pampering Break The gamut of relaxing spa sessions and beauty treatments..mmmm again Christmas and New Year Breaks Christmas and the Holiday Season in super high style The Old Government House, you've guessed it, was once the official residence of the Queen's representative to the Bailiwick of Guernsey - The Lt. Governor. Later turned into a hotel, in 1895 Guernsey was describing its clientele as 'of a high class and aristocratic order, which have included many of the royal and noble personages of England and the Continent'. With a magnificent location in the heart of St. Peter Port and stunning views of the harbour, the hotel was recently acquired by Red Carnation Hotels and joins their luxury collection of hotels worldwide. The hotel has undergone a lavish refurbishment but still retains all the elegance and charm of this bygone era, upgraded to provide 21st century amenities and every conceivable comfort. Excellent locally inspired cuisine, superb spa and health facilities, luxurious accommodation and the island's most inviting fine restaurant, convivial bar and popular brasserie are just some of the attractions. Finally, the service is impeccable - attentive and genuinely warm, without being stuffy or formal. Each break is for two nights; an extra night can be added at a special preferential rate. Including return flights from the UK mainland, each break costs around £300 per person. That price covers a host of inclusions - Traditional Channel Islands breakfast each day A range of exciting dinner and menu options Complimentary bottle of grande marque Champagne on arrival (selected pac Complimentary transfers from the airport Complimentary use of the gym, spa pools, sauna and steam room Plus much more besides if we told you everything now, that would spoil the surprises! The Pampering break is slightly more expensive at £395, and includes a facial and choice of massages. If guests want to make their own travel arrangements the price of all breaks is reduced accordingly. Visit the website for details of each package, transport options and pricing. The Romantic, Pampering, Gourmet and Discovery packages are available from 1st October 2008 to 31st March 2009. The Christmas Break is available between 23rd and 27th of December and the New Year Break between 30th December and 2nd January. So, anyone looking for a tempting escape from the everyday pressures of life, whilst still keeping an eye on the budget, is sure to find one of these breaks very much to their liking!