Relive your summer childhood days with the kids with these sunny destination deals.
By Michelle Rae Uy
Spend endless summer days with the kids at the El Conquistador. (Courtesy El Conquistador Resort)
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Summer is definitely the best time for the kids as it means long sunny days of adventure with friends, sparkling sea and warm sand, without a single care in the world. But it also means a wonderful time for adults, because there’s something about summer that reminds us of our own childhood days.
Being a prime time for travel, summer is not the cheapest season, especially for families. Thankfully, here are some great deals – one in Puerto Rico and a couple in sunny Florida – to make traveling in the summertime worth every penny. So book these offers now and relive your childhood with the kids.
Free water park passes + $50/night resort credit at El Conquistador Resort
What: Booking this Puerto Rican resort’s “Summer Splash” package will reward a family of four free access to the Coqui Water Park as well as a $50 per night resort credit. For travel through December 17, 2015.
What’s Included: Four Coqui Water Park tickets are given to families booking the package for April 25 through December 17, 2015 travel so they can enjoy state-of-the-art water fun like the 8,000-square-foot lazy river, 253-foot double inner tube slide, high-speed 40-foot vertical drop and 26-foot serpentine flume body slide. On top of the water park access, families also receive a $50 per night credit that may be used at the resort’s golf course, spa, and restaurants or for water activities.
4th night free + kids eat free at South Seas Island Resort
Pool and beach at the South Seas Island Resort. (Courtesy South Seas)
What: Skip the crowds in Orlando and escape to Florida’s Captiva Island instead with South Seas Island Resort’s “Summer is Heating Up… Just Escape” package that rewards families a fourth night free when staying four or more consecutive nights at regular rates. For travel from May 1 through September 30, 2015.
What’s Included: Get your fourth night free when staying a minimum of four nights plus a resort coupon booklet representing over $250 in savings on resort activities such as golf, cabana rentals, water sports, spa services, dining and island cruises. Best of all, kids 12 and under eat breakfast for free when dining with one paying adult. (Blackout dates apply.)
Unlimited FLOWRIDER use + $25 property credit at Boca Raton Resort & Club
FLOWRIDER at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. (Courtesy Boca Raton Resort)
What: “Live Like a Floridian” with this Boca Raton resort’s leisure and food package which gives families unlimited use of the new FLOWRIDER wave simulator and a $25 food & beverage credit. For booking and travel by December 31, 2015.
What’s Included: Stay a minimum of two nights at the Boca Raton Resort & Club situated an hour north of Miami and enjoy unlimited use of the resort’s new FLOWRIDER so the kids can learn to ride the waves as well as a $25 credit to use at the Shaka Bar & Grill and one free parking.
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.