Best winter beach deals for families By Michelle Rae Uy
Kids at Curtain Bluff in the Caribbean (Curtain Bluff)
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Thinking of skipping the slopes this year and heading south to the warm beaches to soak up some glorious winter sun with the kids instead? With these money-saving deals, that’s an easy decision to make.
Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas
Aquaventure in Atlantis (Atlantis Paradise Island)
The holidays are going to be especially unforgettable for your entire family this year with Atlantis Paradise Island’s December to Remember package. With rates starting at only $99 a night, free breakfast and dinner for kids under 12, and free access to the awesome 141-acre Aquaventure water park, your kids will have other things to look forward to this year than just Christmas morning and presents. Book by October 14 by calling 888-877-7525 and travel from December 1 to December 17.
Breezes Resort & Spa, Bahamas
Beach scene at Breezes Resort (Breezes Resort & Spa)
Their three freshwater pools featuring a swim-up bar, exciting land and water activities, and relaxing spa treatments, all located in a Super-Inclusive resort on the powdery white sands of crowd-favorite Cable Beach, are reasons enough to make Breezes Resort & Spa the perfect destination to relive summer. And their Fall Into Breezes offer, which saves families 35% off their super inclusive getaways with rates starting at $116, is the sweet icing on the cake. Book by October 31 by calling 1-877-BREEZES and travel through December 19.
Family at Embassy Suites Waikiki (Hilton)
Become the kids’ hero of the season by treating them to Embassy Suites – Waikiki Beach where the fun never seems to stop – from boogie boarding, rafting and swimming in the daytime to in-suite movies and pizza at night – all thanks to their Fun, Sun and Trolley Run package. Save up to $200 on your winter getaway with rates starting at $319 a night plus extra freebies such as two days of unlimited trolley ride pass, all day beach gear rental, a pizza dinner and an in-room movie. Offer valid until December 21, call 1-800-EMBASSY and use plan code PK4.
Curtain Bluff, Antigua
A family-owned all-inclusive luxury resort, Curtain Bluff knows exactly what families with kids want and need; and they’re setting expectations high (rightly so!) To top off their unparalleled, stunning beaches, they’re adding delicious lunchtime buffets, complimentary drinks for kids and adults, a new Kid’s Club, and land and water sports facilities and activities, and even yoga and pilates into the mix. And with their ongoing Fall Specials, valid until December 18, you’ll get incredibly reduced rates on a deluxe or bluff room OR receive a free night or two when you stay for 3 nights or more. Book now by calling 888-289-9898.
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Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
Infinity pool at Grand Lucayan (Grand Lucayan)
If you think a family getaway in the Caribbean (aka Paradise) might prove to be too expensive, think again. Tell the kids to start packing because Grand Lucayan in the Bahamas, known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, fantastic beaches, swaying coconut palm trees and colorful culture, is now offering their Fall Into Savings special. This means heavenly savings for your family, with rates starting at only $99 plus a $200 resort credit if you stay 3 nights or more. Book and travel by December 19.
Michelle Rae Uy contributed this to MiniTime.