Summer in the Caribbean: 4 Enticing Deals for Families
Want to spend your summer days in the Caribbean? Here are some great deals you should book before they’re gone!Family-friendly Caribbean resort deals By Mimi Slawoff
Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort in the Grand Cayman (Courtesy Grand Cayman)
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The Caribbean is a top vacation destination that both kids and adults can’t resist and would want to keep coming back to, especially in the summertime when they can just laze around on the beach, indulge in some water sports, explore tropical forests, meet some exotic wildlife, and just take a break from their busy city lives.
One night free + resort credit at Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands
What: Located in the heart of Grand Cayman, the recently renovated resort is offering one free night, resort credit and discounts on various excursions. A minimum five-night stay is required.
What’s Included: This spectacular deal features a free fifth night, $100 resort credit per stay, and excursion vouchers for the following: 20 percent off Stingray Sandbar and Rum Point Tour or Kittwake and Reef Sail; 20 percent off either Discover Scuba Resort Course or Two-Tank Dive; and 20 percent off Waverunner Snorkel Safari or a Water-Ski/Wakeboard lesson. That’s a lot of savings for a fun-filled getaway!
Up to 25% off at Cocobay Resort, Antigua
Chattel House Suite at Cocobay Resort (Courtesy Cocobay Resort)
What: The all-inclusive Cocobay Resort -- rated among the most romantic in the Caribbean – woos guests with sweet deals for June. Families will enjoy up to 25 percent in savings for bookings through June 15, 2015 and all-inclusive stays through June 1 – 30, 2015.
What’s Included: Save 25 percent when you stay in a deluxe cottage in June for a minimum stay of three nights. Amenities include private balcony with adirondack chairs and hammock, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini fridge and much more. Valid for families with kids 12 and older.
Get Packing Sale at Club Med Columbus Isle, Bahamas
Deluxe room at Club Med Columbus Isle (Courtesy Club Med)
What: Pack the kids and your beach attire for an all-inclusive family vacation to picturesque Columbus Isle on San Salvador Island. Packages include roundtrip airfare from $1399 per person/week through Oct. 30, 2015. On top of this, kids under age 4 stay free. ($60 membership fee per adult not included.)
What’s Included: All-inclusive stays include all day dining, unlimited premium beverages, nightly entertainment, spacious accommodations, children's clubs for ages four months and older, sports and activities. Select land and water sports are also available with professional instruction.
Mother’s Day Specials at Barcelo Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Pool at Barcelo Puerto Plata (Courtesy Barcelo)
What: Celebrate summer early with the Especial Mes de la Madre (Special Mother’s Month) spring deal. To pay homage to the queen of the house, the Puerto Plata resort is offering moms a second night free during the month of May, an offer valid from May 4 through 31, 2015.
What’s Included: Offer is valid for 2-day stays. Special rates start at $103.
Mimi Slawoff of WriteMimi.com contributed this to MiniTime. She is a Los Angeles-based journalist and a seasoned family travel expert who explores the world with her three children and writes about their journeys.