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Rory Byrne "Luxury means many different things these days. We value time as the greatest luxury of all and focus on creating more of it for you. We take away all the little hassles throughout your holiday journey. Our teams both in London and in your chosen destination are dedicated to your enjoyment and freeing up your precious time together." - Rory Byrne

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PB @ Porto Elounda

Crete is extremely popular with our clients thanks to its warm and exceptionally dry climate; a warmth matched in the friendly welcome of the local people. With a tradition that embraces the simple pleasures in life, you'll be delighted by delicious food, friendly hospitality that is built around family, and a peace and calm that can be felt throughout your stay.

Find our children's programmes and dedicated service at Porto Elounda throughout the summer.

Click here to find out more about PB @ Porto Elounda in Crete.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to make an enquiry.

Scallywags (4-8 years)

Our Scallywags programme is the perfect solution for kids with boundless energy, providing action-packed, fun-filled days in a safe environment with new found friends, whilst you enjoy some time to yourselves.

Our carefully designed programmes make the most of excellent facilities and local attractions and our staff are experts at creating the right environment where the kids can thrive.

Click here to find out more about Scallywags.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to make an enquiry.

Join us in Elba

The idylic island of Elba has been a favourite with our clients for many years and it is no surprise why. You'll enjoy a charming holiday island, just a short ferry ride from the mainland, that retains a traditional and chic Italian feel, avoiding the clutches of mass tourism, where Italian families choose to spend their holidays.

Join us in Elba throughout the summer.

Click here to find out more about PB @ Hotel Biodola in Elba.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to make an enquiry.

PB @ Porto Elounda

Crete is extremely popular with our clients thanks to its warm and exceptionally dry climate; a warmth matched in the friendly welcome of the local people. With a tradition that embraces the simple pleasures in life, you'll be delighted by delicious food, friendly hospitality that is built around family, and a peace and calm that can be felt throughout your stay.

Find our children's programmes and dedicated service at Porto Elounda throughout the summer.

Click here to find out more about PB @ Porto Elounda in Crete.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to make an enquiry.

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Highlights

Our unique approach to creating hassle-free family holidays is what sets us apart.

Learn about our "nothing is too much trouble" philosophy and read what our clients have to say about our service.

Why Choose Us?

We've selected some beautiful resorts for this summer where our teams will look after your every need and our award winning children's programmes will amaze and inspire. Each property has been carefully chosen and offers a different combination of location, facilities and atmosphere.

July & August

Wake up on Christmas morning to a winter wonderland scene and the smile on the children's faces, or travel with us at New Year and watch the fireworks bring the mountains to life.

Christmas Skiing

What will your kids learn this summer? Engaging academies incorporating active sports overseen by hand-picked staff to ensure your teens have an amazing time on holiday, meet new friends and learn new skills.

PB Sports Academies

Our expertise lies in delivering the ultimate family holiday over this key period of the season and 30 years of experience ensures you are in the safest hands.

February Half Term 2016

Escape the grey skies and the dreary drizzle of a British winter and discover beautiful beaches, stunning hotels and fantastic service in our winter sun destinations. Discover an island hideway or middle eastern extravagence this winter.

Winter Sun

We have two inspiring Air & Space adventure destinations that, due to their locations and climates, we particularly recommend for Easter; Costa Rica and Peru. Click here to find out more about them.

Air & Space Adventures

PB Events specialises in private travel and celebratory events, company incentives, team focused experiences, deal closing celebrations, client hospitality, meetings, conferences and corporate launches.

PB Events

Powder Byrne Properties is delighted to offer a select number of bespoke luxury properties that are available to purchase in the Swiss Alps.

Luxury Chalets for Sale

Spotlights

Travelling with Powder Byrne gives you the peace of mind that
your kids will have the time of their lives. Watch our videos to see our
inspirational programmes in action.

 
 

PB Sailing Academy (13 Years+)

Sea and spray are what our young sailors like best!

Join our us for an unforgettable 5 days of sailing tuition in Sardinia or Dubai and learn the ins and outs of this fantastic sport.

What will your kids learn this summer?

Find out more about the PB Sailing Academy.

Powder Byrne Summer Resorts

An introduction to our summer programme from the beautiful Porto Elounda in Crete.

Set on a secluded bay, the hotel offers fantastic waterside accommodation and extensive facilities for all the family.

Find out more about Porto Elounda here.

PB Surf Academy (13 Years+)

When the sun shines on Guincho Beach, Portugal, you'll find us riding the waves.

Join our Surf Manager for a fantastic 5 days of surfing tuition, combined with other supervised activities.

What will your kids learn this summer?

Find out more about the PB Surf Academy here.

The Zone (9 to 12 years)

Adrenaline fuelled, non-stop action awaits those looking for fun in TheZone. They'll get involved in tennis sessions with our own LTA accredited coach, hit some balls on the golf course and even try surfing or body boarding where conditions allow.

TheZone is all about trying new things, becoming more proficient at what they already love, meeting new friends and having a great time.

Find out more about TheZone here.

SnoZone (10 to 14 years)

A place for older children to develop their skills alongside their peers, SnoZone provides action-packed days on the slopes and in the snow park under the guidance of our staff and tuition of our instructors.

Also providing après ski activities and fun excursions, SnoZone is the ultimate solution for tweens and teens.

Find out more about SnoZone here.

Scallywags (4 to 8 years)

Create lifelong holiday memories when you discover all the fun that Scallywags has in store!

Kids will take part in sessions with our LTA accredited tennis coaches, swimming, cookery lessons, creative arts and crafts and loads of holiday adventures to create lifelong memories.

Find out more about Scallywags here.

Yeti Programme (4 to 9 years)

The Yeti programme is ultimate introduction to skiing for four to nine year olds! Children will learn new skills and improve their skiing whilst having a great time with friends.

A seamless, supervised programme from the moment they leave the boot room, with a "Yeti Race" held on the last day so they can show off all their new skills.

Find out more about the Yeti programme here.

PB Sailing Academy (13 Years+)

Sea and spray are what our young sailors like best!

Join our us for an unforgettable 5 days of sailing tuition in Sardinia or Dubai and learn the ins and outs of this fantastic sport.

What will your kids learn this summer?

Find out more about the PB Sailing Academy.

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Dispatches

Dispatches introduces you to the inside track on the latest releases,
news from our resorts and insights from our teams and partners.
Click here to read our features and find out more.

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May

This Month We Love

May has been an exciting month nationally with the birth of Princess Charlotte and a busy one here at Powder Byrne HQ with the newRead the feature

The Ogre of the Alps

The Eiger

The Ogre of the Alps

The mountains are known as the Maiden, the Monk and the Ogre (Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger). It is said that the Monk stands in theRead the feature

Elba, Italy

Summer 2015

Resorts Roundup

If you are looking for a luxury summer holiday, free from stress then look no further. Our summer portfolio of destinations have been carefully selectedRead the feature

School's Out

From qualified crèche care for infants through to active and inspiring
programmes for demanding teenagers, when you experience a Powder Byrne
holiday your kids will soon realise they are the real stars of the show.
Learn more about our unique approach below.

 
 

PB Summer Crèche (4 months to 3 years)

Your little ones are in for a treat this summer!

The pb crèche is overseen by our fully qualified nannies and Powder Byrne staff who take the time to really get to know each child.

Your little one will spend time splashing on the beach, floating in the pool, hunting for seashells and building sand castles before having some quiet time to wind down indoors with stories, songs and arts and crafts.

Click here to find out more about the pb summer crèche.

Scallywags (4 to 8 years)

Discover all the fun that Scallywags has in store!

Children will enjoy playing on the beach, swimming, sessions with our LTA accredited tennis coaches, creative arts and crafts and trips to local attractions during the day, and early suppers and evening activities in the evenings.

The perfect way for active kids to enjoy their holiday.

Click here to find out more about Scallywags.

TheZone (9 to 12 years)

Active kids will have a blast!

TheZone brings together a wide range of sports, water sports and creative activities, encouraging friendship, team work and new discoveries. The children will also enjoy excursions to local attractions as well as supervised evening activities.

Kids will learn new skills whilst having fun with friends in an environment where safety is always the number one priority.

Click here to find out more about TheZone.

PB Sports Academies (10 Years+)

What do you want to learn this summer?

PB Sports Acadmies are just the thing for active tweens and teens to want to try something new. Join us in our academies and learn new skills whilst having loads of fun.

From tennis to surfing, we've got something for you.

Click here to find out more about PB Sports Academies.

PB Winter Crèche (4 months to 3 years)

Your little ones are in for a treat this winter!

The pb crèche is overseen by our fully qualified nannies and Powder Byrne staff who take the time to really get to know each child.

Your little one will spend time building snow men, making angels, going on sleigh rides and having fun in the snow before having some quiet time to wind down indoors with stories, songs and arts and crafts.

Click here to find out more about the pb winter crèche.

Yeti Primer (3 to 4 Years)

Taking those first steps on skis!

Our unique programme is the ultimate introduction to skiing for 3 to 4 year olds, combining morning sessions on the nursery slopes with afternoons in our pb crèche.

Your little skiers will be able to ease into skiing whilst still enjoying the cosy home from home environment the crèche provides.

Click here to find out more about Yeti Primer.

Yeti (4 to 9 years)

The ultimate introduction to skiing!

Whether they are complete beginners, have mastered the basics or are progressing their technique, we will ensure your kids have plenty of fun in Yetis, all the while learning new skills and improving their skiing.

With the best adult:child tuition ratios available and our instructors and assistants accompanying our groups on the slopes, Yeti is a seamless supervised programme from the moment they leave the boot room.

Click here to find out more about Yeti.

SnoZone Beginners (10 years+)

Older skiing novices can learn with kids their own age in SnoZone Beginners!

SnoZone Beginners lets older kids learn to ski with their peers at the right pace, in small groups designed to build confidence and bring on their skills quickly. There’s no chance they’ll feel left out as they will join the rest of the SnoZone gang for exciting evening activities and meals out during the week.

This year, for the first year ever, those staying in Grindelwald can also enjoy SnoZone Beginners during the new year week!

Click here to find out more about SnoZone Beginners.

SnoZone (10 to 14 years)

Adrenaline fuelled, non-stop action awaits those looking for fun in SnoZone!

Our unique programme for 10 to 14 year olds welcomes kids who can ski confidently on red runs who want to challenge themselves.

Our instructors will help them take their skiing to the next level with an emphasis on developing new skills and learning new tricks in a safe and controlled way.

Click here to find out more about SnoZone.

Martin Bell Ski Camp (11 to 15 years)

Train with a champion!

Lay the foundations for a lifetime of enjoyable skiing as Olympian, Martin Bell puts you through your paces and imparts his extensive knowledge about all aspects of skiing.

The course challenges skiers by testing them on different terrain, including off-piste itineraries, tree skiing and the snow park.

Click here to find out more about Martin Bell Ski Camp.

Freestyle Course (12 Years+)

The half pipe awaits!

The ultimate rite of passage for young skiers ready to take on a new challenge, our Freestyle Course in Laax focuses on developing technique in the snow park delivered by a leading local instructor.

Learn how to ride the half pipe, ramps and rails, as well as pick up slope-style tricks from the pros. The course also includes sessions at the world-class indoor FreeStyle Academy.

Click here to find out more about the PB Freestyle Course.

PowderZone (14 years+)

Going back to our powder skiing roots!

Our specialist off-piste courses deliver three days of amazing powder skiing in two of Europe's greatest skiing areas.

The course is open to teens and adults who are competent black run skiers that are looking for something a little bit adventurous.

Click here to find out more about PowderZone.

FreeZone (14 years+)

Complimentary ski guiding for adventurous teens!

Join us in FreeZone where teens who are competent black run skiers can guide with like-minded friends in a relaxed atmosphere.

Led by a Powder Byrne Ski Guide, teens will get to experience the best of the mountains in a supervised group whilst still maintaining some independence from mum and dad.

Click here to find out more about FreeZone.

PB Summer Crèche (4 months to 3 years)

Your little ones are in for a treat this summer!

The pb crèche is overseen by our fully qualified nannies and Powder Byrne staff who take the time to really get to know each child.

Your little one will spend time splashing on the beach, floating in the pool, hunting for seashells and building sand castles before having some quiet time to wind down indoors with stories, songs and arts and crafts.

Click here to find out more about the pb summer crèche.

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