If a last-minute fall escape to a favorite island paradise, whether it’s in a warm-weather destination in the Caribbean, Bahamas or Florida, or a charming New England enclave, these nine hotel, resort, and villa properties have deals offering discounts and extra perks valid through December (a few even carry over into early 2022). Check out these options and get ready to pack your bags.
A Berry Sperry Fall
The Place: Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club—Cape Cod, MA
What says Fall, and Cape Cod, more than this Northeast vacation spot’s indigenous autumnal treat, the cranberry? As fall foliage season gives way to festive season, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club is partnering with two fellow Massachusetts-based brands—Sperry and Ocean Spray —to offer a unique regional travel deal: The “A Berry Sperry Fall at Ocean Edge” package.
This includes two-night’s accommodations at either The Mansion or The Villages at Ocean Edge Resort, a unique promo code to receive a pair of discounted Sperry boots (great for fall hikes at nearby Nickerson State Park!), a cranberry-themed picnic experience by Ocean Spray, two whale watching tour tickets, and a $100 spa credit towards the “Before Your Berry Eyes” cranberry spa treatments at The Beach House Spa. The deal is valid for stays now through Dec. 15, 2021; blackout dates apply.
Stay and Play
The Place: Playa Largo Resort & Spa—Key Largo, FL
For a relaxing Caribbean-style couple’s getaway without passport requirements or pandemic-era testing hassles, consider the “Stay and Play” package at Playa Largo Resort & Spa in Key Largo, Florida. Located just 90 minutes by car from Miami and set along 14 secluded beachfront acres, the resort offers a laid-back beach house vibe and curated service.
With the “Stay and Play” package, indulge in a little pre-holiday pampering with a resort credit valid on a stay of three nights or more—$100 credit for three nights, $200 for five nights, or $350 for seven nights—which can be used in the Ocean Spa, onsite food and beverage outlets, and gift shop. Use code ZXO to book “Stay and Play” online; blackout dates apply.
Singles Day Package
The Place: Atlantis Paradise Island—Bahamas
Circle Nov. 11, 2021, to nab a terrific deal for a friends’ getaway in the Bahamas. Atlantis Paradise Island is offering an exclusive “Singles Day Package” that is only bookable for 24 hours and valid for travel from Nov. 11, 2021 to Oct. 31, 2022. For $1,111, two people can enjoy one of the following: two nights at The Cove, three nights at The Royal or four nights at The Coral—plus $111 daily resort credit that can be used for Atlantis LIVE performances, Dolphin Cay experiences, or at select food and beverage outlets.
The package also includes two complimentary rapid antigen tests for travel back to the United States. Package rates are exclusive of taxes, resort fees and housekeeping gratuities; blackout dates (Dec. 27, 2021 to Jan 1, 2022) apply. To book on Nov. 11, 2021, call 1-800-ATLANTIS or visit the resort’s website.
Travel and Save
The Place: Caribe Hilton—Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Whether you’re seeking to relax or go all-out active, the “Travel and Save” deal at the Caribe Hilton, a beachfront resort located just minutes from the heart of historic Old San Juan, offers up to a 25 percent discount on nightly rates, plus early check-in and late check-out, through the end of 2021. Or, book a stay of four nights or more and the “A Night on Us” deal offers rates as low as $263/night.
While there, soak up sun at the secluded beach and oceanfront swimming pools, explore with on-site snorkeling and Snuba rentals, practice your backswing at the Monica Puig tennis center, indulge at the spa, and enjoy on-site dining options. In addition, the Caribe Hilton is close to area’s hottest restaurants & bars, rainforest excursions, local food and rum tours, and more. Book now for travel through Dec. 31, 2021; blackout dates apply.
SXM Villa Vibes—St. Maarten
If a private escape is more your style, luxury villa living is within reach with St. Maarten’s “SXM Villa Vibes” campaign, which offers enticing perks on stays at a collection of luxurious villa accommodations. Travelers will find deals on pay-per-bedroom options for a family vacation or a couple’s romantic escape and properties where groups—such as sun-seekers on a girls’ getaway—can affordably split the nightly rental coasts. Offers also include free nights and concierge-level services and experiences, such as sailing St. Maarten’s gorgeous turquoise waters.
Multi-cultural St. Maarten welcomes visitors with its nature-immersive, wellness-oriented, and experiential travel opportunities. Occupying the southern part of the island it shares with French overseas territory Saint Martin, Dutch St. Maarten is home to the colorful capital of Philipsburg, beautiful lagoons, 37 beaches, fascinating salt pans, and more. Rates are valid through Dec. 14, 2021.
The Place: Caerula Mar Club—South Andros, Bahamas
Following its seasonal closing, Caerula Mar Club, located on 10 secluded oceanfront acres on sleepy South Andros island in the Bahamas, welcomes travelers to be among the “First Footprints” in the sand at the boutique luxury retreat whose transformation was chronicled on the HGTV show Renovation Island.
Those who book now can take advantage of early bird perks that include a curated morning coffee order, free laundry service, complimentary early check-in and late check-out, and two nightly tropical cocktails. The property offers a range of local nature-centric adventures or guests can be content to lounge by the chic oceanfront pool or on the white-sand beach.
Package rates from $475/night. Booking for the First Footprints offer is valid through Nov. 30, 2021, for stays from Nov. 1, 2021 – Feb. 28, 2022. Five-night minimum stay required. To book, call 1-800-790-6845 or email [email protected] with promo code FIRST. Valid for Premium or Signature Collection accommodations only.
Bonaire Misses You
The Place: Bonaire
The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, which is home to more flamingos than human residents as well as a protected marine park that helped earn it acclaim as the world’s first Blue Destination, has been welcoming travelers back with an island-wide campaign, “Bonaire Misses You.”
Visitors who can wing a last-minute getaway can take advantage of the unspoiled island’s world-famous diving and snorkeling sites and colorful culture with a 10 percent discount on a variety of accommodations, activities, and dining. In addition, those who book a vacation at a participating hotel, apartment or villa will receive a complimentary “welcome” drink: Cadushy Distillery’s award-winning and locally produced Rom Rincon. Hurry up, though, since the deal is only valid for travel through Nov. 15, 2021. Cancellation policies vary by participant.
Crew in Aruba
The Place: Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
Traveling with your crew? The Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, located on Aruba’s spectacular Palm Beach, has launched “The Crew in Aruba” package designed to provide groups of friends with unique, fun-filled experiences, and adventures across this sunny Caribbean hotspot with the nickname “One Happy Island.”
A Tropical Escape in Curaçao
The Place: Curaçao
A rental-car-included package makes a tropical escape to Oasis Coral Estate, a beach, dive, and wellness resort on the Dutch island of Curacao, a tempting offer. The island, with its year-round 80-degree weather and a prime location out of the Hurricane Zone, is ideal for couples, families, and solo travelers—with activities that range from walking tours of the historic capital, Willemstad, to food trucks, markets, and eateries to satisfy any foodie.
Plus, more than 30 beaches feature clear turquoise water and offer access to pristine dive and snorkel sites. Guests who book any luxury room or holiday home will get a complimentary car rental with the stay on available dates. The rental includes unlimited mileage, 24/7 roadside assistance, and all-risk insurance.