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Go to the beach for less. These three deals offer you more for your money at popular all-inclusive properties in Mexico, a luxury resort in Nevis and a trendy hotel in Miamiâ€™s South Beach. But you need to act quickly. Each of these ideal summer vacation deals has an expiration date.
Nevis has all of the Caribbean charm without traffic jams and cruise ship crowds. Image source: Four Seasons Resort
Sweeten your summer vacation by taking advantage of great deals on diverse beach properties in Mexico, the Caribbean and the U.S. You can save money and help in the conservation of sea turtles at the Four Seasons Nevis, enjoy sun and sand at the all-inclusive Fiesta Americana resorts in popular Mexico beach locations, and savor a romantic couples’ getaway in chic South Beach at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel.
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Nevis: A jewel of an island, Nevis feels like the old Caribbean. With a population of 11,000, the island is big enough to support upmarket hotels and restaurants, but small enough to have escaped traffic jams, casinos and cruise ship crowds. The lush rainforest affords easy and difficult trails, and sandy beaches front typically calm waters. Those enamored with Alexander Hamilton can visit his birthplace and a small museum dedicated to him.
The deal: Fly from Newark (EWR) to sister island St. Kitts, a short ferry ride from Nevis, on United Airlines and receive a $300 automatic discount on every ticket. You must use promo code SKB300 and book no later than May 27, 2017, for travel by July 8, 2017. Several island properties offer deals as well.
At the Four Seasons Nevis: Stay in a villa at 40 percent off the regular rates for a minimum of three nights, or choose the Nevis My Way package to receive a daily $100 resort credit as well as daily breakfast for two adults with a minimum four-night stay. Kids five and younger eat free from the kids’ menu and ages 3 through 9 enjoy the complimentary Kids For All Seasons club. Conditions and restrictions apply.
Four Seasons guests send a tagged sea turtle on its way. Image source: Four Seasons Resort
At the Four Seasons Resort, assist the Sea Turtle Conservancy spot nesting turtles so that the agency can tag the turtles with satellite transmitters and release them back to the sea. The program operates July 14-17, 2017.
Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: Take your children on vacation for less at La Colección’s family-friendly hotels, large, all-inclusive resorts with spacious Kidz Clubs. Properties offering family discounts include Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos, Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta, and the Fiesta Americana Cozumel.
The deal: Kids stay and eat free when adults book travel between April 23 through December 17, 2017, using the promo code 17KIDSFREE. Book through April 29, 2017. Blackout dates may apply.
Miami Beach, Florida: Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel: Stay oceanfront in trendy South Beach at this hotel fronting Collins Avenue. Along with a sandy beach and palm-tree-lined pool, the property offers such signature Kimpton amenities as complimentary bicycles and a whole-hearted welcome for your pet. Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s readers rated the property as among the top hotels in Miami Beach for 2016.
The deal: rooms from $129, includes Continental breakfast for two (one per stay), and a waived daily resort fee of $34. Book by May 1, 2017 for travel through November. Blackout dates may apply.
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