Sunny vacation offers
By Mimi Slawoff
Bahia Resort Hotel (Courtesy Bahia Hotel)
THESE DEALS HAVE EXPIRED! For more money-saving deals, discounts and travel packages, check out the latest deals we have available.
San Diego, Hawaii and Mexico all have miles of sunny beaches and an array of family fun activities. Stay on a peninsula near major attractions in San Diego, splash in a water park in Mexico or explore magical national parks in Hawaii. No matter which destination you choose, here are some great deals for your next sunny family vacation.
Kids Stay & Eat Free at Bahia Resort Hotel
What: Secluded on a 14-acre peninsula on beautiful Mission Bay, the Bahia Resort Hotel has a fabulous offer for families seeking a bayside family vacation in sun-drenched San Diego. The promotion is valid through March 31, 2015.
What’s Included: The Kids Stay & Eat Free hosts up to four kids ages 17 and younger with at least one adult staying in one room. A maximum of two kids ages 12 and younger eat free off the children’s menu when accompanied by one adult purchasing an entree at Café Bahia. The deal includes a complimentary cruise on the Bahia Belle Sternwheeler. The resort can also customize the promotion to include tickets to SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and other attractions.
Kids Stay Free at any of the Aston Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii + Hawaii Tri-Park Package
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel (Courtesy David L.Moore)
What: The Aston Hotels & Resorts offer families a variety of beautiful lodging options and the opportunity to explore three popular national parks for an entire year. Lodging prices start at $193. The offer is valid through Dec. 13, 2020.
What’s Included: To best meet their lodging needs, families can choose from the Aston collection’s hotels, condominium resorts, villas and cottages on the Big Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. Kids ages 17 and younger stay free. Families can explore Hawaii’s unique culture and history with Aston’s Hawaii Tri-Park Package, which includes a Hawaii Tri-Park Pass. The annual tri-park pass may be purchased for $25 and allows access to the parks for one full year from the date of first use. The pass includes admission to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park on Hawaii Island, and Haleakala National Park on Maui. The pass admits the owner and/or spouse and accompanying people in a single, non-commercial vehicle. When entry is on foot, by bicycle, bus or other means, the passport covers the purchaser and immediate family (spouse, children and parents). Pass is not refundable or transferable.
Kids Stay Free & More at Crown Paradise Resorts
Crown Paradise Club Puerto Vallarta (Courtesy Hotel Crown Paradise)
What: Puerto Vallarta’s reputation for sunny beaches and family-friendly resorts is well established as evident by this hot deal. Crown Paradise Resorts’ all-inclusive vacation for a family of four (two adults, two kids under 12) starts at $999 for a five-night stay. Special offers include kids stay free (when sharing a guestroom with two adults), discounts on golf and dining, and a free tropical and city tour. The offer is valid through Dec. 23, 2015.
What’s Included: Especially ideal for families with young children, the upscale beachfront resort features an incredible water park with pirate ship, castle and nine thrilling waterslides. Check out the infinity-style main pool and zip line for kids. Families will be comfortable in spacious rooms complete with bunk beds and a TV just for kids. Four dining options include the new buffet restaurant plus three fine dining restaurants: enjoy Japanese cuisine at Fujiyama, French at Sans Soucis and Italian cuisine at La Piazza. There are also five bars and two snack bars. Golfers get a 20 percent discount at nearby courses.
Mimi Slawoff, a Los Angeles-based journalist, contributed this to MiniTime.