Archive for the ‘Family Travel Deals’ category

Summer at the Sands at Grace Bay

March 27th, 2015

Spend your summer vacation in the Caribbean this year and save by staying at the Sands at Grace Bay on the Turks and Caicos Islands. The resort was named a 2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite and Grace Bay Beach, which the resort fronts, was named number one on TripAdvisor’s 2015 Traveler Choice Awards list of the 25 best beaches in the Caribbean.

Pool area at the Sands at Grace Bay

Besides its idyllic location and family-friendly features, the Sands at Grace Bay is also helping families save during their stay at the resort this year. The Every Fourth Night Free special offers guests one free night for every three nights they book. Plus, the special is valid May 1 through Dec. 19, 2015, allowing families time to plan and book a vacation that works for them. And it gets even better with the resort’s low summer rates starting from just $195 per night.

The resort is home to comfortable, yet luxurious accommodations that are also family-friendly. Enjoy condo-style units with full kitchens, separate bedrooms, free Wi-Fi and large balconies. Plus, all guests receive complimentary access to resort amenities and activities like water sports, bicycles, three swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, and a weekly manager’s reception with snacks and cocktails on Tuesday evenings. Book your summer vacation at the Sands at Grace Bay for all of this and more.

For more information on Caribbean family vacations, download our guide.

– Hilarey Wojtowicz

Belize Family Summer Adventure Packages

March 25th, 2015

For multigenerational families of all ages looking for a getaway that all can enjoy, a Belize family vacation might be the best bet this summer. The Lodge at Chaa Creek recently announced a new summer package that aims to bring mature travelers and young adventurers together.

A family canoes in Belize

The Belize Family Summer Adventure Packages at the resort offer all-inclusive options, with transportation, accommodations, meals, activities and even staff gratuities included in the price. Families will enjoy staying in quiet cottages while enjoying access to onsite activities like canoeing, horseback riding, mountain biking, tubing, hiking, bird watching and more. The property is also home to a natural history museum and butterfly farm.

For families who do not want to commit to the all-inclusive package, a la carte activities can be added to stays at the Lodge at Chaa Creek. These additional activities and perks will allow families to make more of their vacation. Tubing, guided nature walks, horseback riding and more can be added to any reservation for additional fees.

In a press release, the Lodge at Chaa Creek’s marketing administrator, Roberto Harrison, said the packages were created to “make it easier for people of all ages to get the most of out their time together here.” And with a variety of package options, families can surely find one that meets their needs.

“All of our packages have built-in flexibility so guests can decide to do as much, or as little, as they like, and at their own pace,” said Harrison in the press release. “The point is for the older and younger members of the family to spend time together.”

The Belize Family Summer Adventure Packages are offered June through September 2015. The five-day, four-night, all-inclusive package option starts from $1,654 for adults, $567 for kids ages 12 to 15, and $303 for children ages 6 to 11; children ages 5 and under are free.

For more information, read about Belize family vacations.

– Hilarey Wojtowicz

Save at Kimpton Hotels During National Cherry Blossom Festival

March 15th, 2015

Washington D.C.’s National Cherry Blossom Festival takes full bloom on March 20, with daily outdoor events celebrating the spring season through April 12, 2015. For families planning a visit to the nation’s capital for the flowery festivities, consider a stay at one of the 11 Kimpton Hotels in and around Washington D.C. The hotel chain’s Blossoms and Bubbles Package offers comfortable accommodations and must-have amenities for your trip.

Cherry blossoms in bloom near the Washington Monument

The Blossoms and Bubbles Package includes overnight accommodations in deluxe guestrooms; a $25 daily room credit, good toward dining and parking; handcrafted cherry blossom soaps from Harmony Creek Farm to take home; and a bubble welcome amenity for kids at check-in. Additionally, all 11 of the Kimpton Hotels in the area offer a daily, complimentary wine hour from 5 to 6 p.m. for guests who want to unwind and relax after a day of fun at the festival.

The package is available at the following 11 Kimpton Hotels in the Greater Washington D.C. area:

Rates start from $169 per night for the Blossoms and Bubbles Package. Offer valid for stays from March 20 through April 12, 2015. Use promo code BLOOM when making your reservation.

For more family-friendly hotel packages, visit our Deals page.

All deals subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

– Hilarey Wojtowicz

3 Seasonal Specials at the Blue Harbor Resort

March 11th, 2015

The beaches along Lake Michigan offer families outdoor adventures and comfortable accommodations. At the Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, families can enjoy lakefront guestrooms and suites, an indoor water park, mini-golf, onsite dining and more – all within driving distance from major Midwest cities like Chicago and Milwaukee. And right now, the resort is offering three great packages for families to enjoy this spring and summer.

Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Book your spring break vacation at the Blue Harbor Resort and enjoy the Snack-n-Splash package. Families will enjoy overnight accommodations, water park admission, one large, two-topping pizza and fountain sodas from the Rocky Bottom Snack Bar, one $10 credit for the Washed Ashore Gift Shop and 20 arcade tokens. Nightly rates are not available for this package. Offer valid March 19 through April 19, 2015.

123, Go!
Also offered this spring, the 123, Go! package offers 10 percent off one-night stays, 20 percent off two-night stays and 30 percent off three-night stays. All guests also receive admission to the onsite, indoor water park. Rates start from about $144 per night. Offer valid March 19 through April 19, 2015. Use promo code 123GO when booking.

123, Go for Summer!
If you can’t make it to the resort for a spring break getaway, head there for a summer vacation and save with the 123, Go for Summer! special, which offers 10 percent off one-night stays, 20 percent off two-night stays and 30 percent off three-night stays. All guests also receive admission to the onsite, indoor water park. Rates start from about $120 per night. Book by June 30, for stays June 1 through July 30, 2015. Use promo code 123GO when booking.

For more great hotel deals, visit our Deals page!

Offers based on availability and blackout dates may apply.

– Hilarey Wojtowicz