Sea, sand and sun await at these paradise getaways that offer up to 50% discounts for families in serious need of r&r. By Michelle Rae Uy
Grand Lucayan Resort and Spa (Courtesy Grand Lucayan)
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Although Disney World is perhaps the top family favorite, it certainly isnât the only option for families looking for a spring getaway with the kids. The Caribbean, Mexico and Tahiti are also fantastic options and offer even more opportunities for much-needed rest and relaxation.
Weâve rounded up the best spring deals for these destinations for you, so you can vacation at reduced costs – and avoid the Disney crowds (go another time!). But you better hurry up, these wonât last long!
50% off at Grand Lucayan Resort and Spa
What: Get a 50% discount on hotel rates starting at $109/night when book a 4-night stay at the Grand Lucayan Resort and Spa for travel between May 1 and December 20, 2015.
Whatâs included: Guests also receive an extra $100 resort credit during stay that can be used for on-site dining, spa, golf and other amenities.
Booking dates: From now through April 16, 2015
Kids stay free at AMResorts
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa (Courtesy AMResorts)
What: Up to two kids stay free at select AMResorts s including Dreams, Now, and Sunscape Resorts & Spas for stays between May 1 and December 23, 2015 when staying in the same room with paying adults.
Whatâs included: Families also receive $50 air credit per night for travel through August 21, 2015, and an extra $200 or $400 in resort coupons that can be used for spa treatments, dining and shopping depending on their room category and choice or hotel.
Kids stay free at the Paradisus Resorts
The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real (Courtesy Melia)
What: For travel through December 22, 2015, kids stay free at select Paradisus Resorts so families can save money to spend on more leisurely endeavors. Properties participating in this offer include The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana, Paradisus Palma Real, and Paradisus Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic; Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda and Paradisus Cancun, in Mexico.
Whatâs included: Guest wonât have to worry about a thing with their all-inclusive package, which include accommodation in spacious family suites and fun activities for every member of the family
Booking dates: Through April 30, 2015
Kids fly free to Tahiti
Tahiti (Flickr: Mayumi Ishikawa)
What: With the 6-night Polynesian getaway package, families can get up to 50% in savings as the kids 15 and younger fly free to Tahiti with one paying adult for travel through June 15, 2015.
Whatâs included: Families will explore the beautiful island of Moorea and receive 2 free nights, transfers and complimentary daily breakfast with accommodations at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort (panoramic view room, 1 night) and the InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa (garden pool junior suite, 5 nights).
Kids stay free at Iberostar
Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro Punta Cana (Courtesy The Grand Collection)
What: Select luxurious Iberostar properties are offering free stays for kids 11 and under for May 1 to December 23, 2015 travel, so families can go either in the summertime or during the fall break!
Whatâs included: One or two kids, depending on the property, can have an free all-inclusive stay for every two paying adults. Participating resorts are located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.
Booking dates: From now through April 30, 2015
Michelle Rae Uy contributed this to MiniTime. She is a travel writer based in Los Angeles and MiniTime’s Head of Content, who spends her free time on adventures and film photography.