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Rory Byrne "You'll always be looked after by one of our team - from the moment you call, through to the service you enjoy whilst on holiday with us. We're with you throughout, looking after your family's interests, ensuring a seamless experience, giving you peace of mind." - Rory Byrne

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Summer 2014 Escapes

Let us help you get it right this summer for your family escape. Trust our expertise: as parents and travel specialists, our depth of knowledge of family travel is unrivaled. Don't leave your precious family time to chance.

Our selected resorts are all beautiful destinations and renowned properties in their own right. Given the Powder Byrne treatment, they offer a unique opportunity for active families.

With discreet in-resort service from our dedicated teams, we look after all your family's needs, engage and entertain your kids, take away all the hassles of arranging and organising your time, so you can sit back and enjoy your holiday.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to find out more about summer 2014.

Windsurf's Up!

The PB Windsurfing Academy in Sardinia runs during July and August and is overseen by our dedicated PB Academy Manager who works in conjunction with the local water sports club.

The course runs five days a week and budding windsurfers will learn the basics of the sport with qualified staff and instructors before testing out their new skills at world-famous sailing and surf spot, Porto Pollo.

In the afternoons the kids take part in other sports and activities with the group under the supervision of the PB Academy Manager.

Click here to find out more about the PB Windsurfing Academy.

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

Experience Unparalleled Service

At Powder Byrne we pride ourselves on our in-resort service; taking care of all the little details so you don't have to.

That's why we offer a complimentary ski guiding service to our clients in select resorts. Guiding with us means that you can spend all of your time enjoying the slopes, without having to worry about reading piste maps or finding the best runs.

Our ski guides will take care of all the day's arrangements, including organising mountain lunches and getting you back to the hotel in time to meet the children to hear all about their day.

Click here to find out more about ski guiding.

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

PB Crèche (4 months to 3 years)

Keen to travel with your little one but want to avoid the school holiday crowds?

Travel with us to Elba this spring or autumn and experience our pb crèche first hand.

Carefully developed over many years, our pb crèche programme is run by our own passionate childcare professionals who are in residence in our hand-picked properties.

This gives us complete control over the quality of our service, and you the peace of mind to really relax on your next holiday.

Click here to find out more about this programme.

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

Summer 2014 Escapes

Let us help you get it right this summer for your family escape. Trust our expertise: as parents and travel specialists, our depth of knowledge of family travel is unrivaled. Don't leave your precious family time to chance.

Our selected resorts are all beautiful destinations and renowned properties in their own right. Given the Powder Byrne treatment, they offer a unique opportunity for active families.

With discreet in-resort service from our dedicated teams, we look after all your family's needs, engage and entertain your kids, take away all the hassles of arranging and organising your time, so you can sit back and enjoy your holiday.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 to find out more or click here to find out more about summer 2014.

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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?

Escape to the beach next week!

Stay in a Garden Pool Villa at The Residence in Zanzibar from 26th April to 3rd May from with prices from £1,847 per person on half board.

Escape Next Week

Join is in Elba, Italy this May Half Term!

Sun kissed beach days and long nights as our staff take care of all the little details for your early season escape.

May Half Term

With the UK school holidays coinciding with next year's Carnival in Europe, booking early for February Half Term is highly recommended; take advantage of our award-winning children's programmes and exclusive in-resort service.

February Half Term 2015

Summer school holidays provide the perfect chance to escape as a family and create lasting memories!

Join us in our hand-picked resorts across Europe and experience a luxury family holiday like no other!

July & August

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.

Winter Sun

Calling all intrepid families!

Journey across the Atlantic for a 11 day awe-inspiring adventure holiday through the rugged Canadian Rockies.

Adventure to Canada

With bookings already being taken for Christmas skiing, now's the time to secure your festive plans.

Travel with us to a winter wonderland over Christmas or join us for New Year and watch the fireworks bring the mountains to life.

Christmas 2014

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

Luxury Properties 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.

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.

PB Slopestyle Course (12 Years+)

The ultimate rite of passage for young skiers ready to take on a new challenge and push themselves.

Head to Laax, Switzerland, and discover our new programme that combines the awesome indoor FreeStyle Academy, as well as expert tuition on the world-class snow parks and free ride terrain.

Find out more about Freestyle here.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Ski Season 2014

Winter 2013/14

Ski Season Round Up

Whether it be the successful Sochi Winter Olympics, or new resort additions, the 2014 ski season was a banner one for Powder Byrne. The SwissRead the feature

Costa Rica

Air & Space

Cosa Rica Bound

Costa Rica – A country that declared independence from Spain in 1821, takes up 0.03% of the planet’s surface area, but holds 5% of itsRead the feature

Christmas at Casa Fortuna

Luxury Ski Chalets

Christmas at Casa Fortuna

With Easter comes the end of the ski season, and though we’re happy to see the return of warmer weather here at home, it’s alwaysRead 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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