If you’re missing travel (aren’t we all), there are so many great deals to be had on travel well into 2021 when things will be better, we hope. Call these resorts for details but most of these deals are fully refundable with the appropriate notice.
For a Getaway Close to Home
Crystal Springs Resort in Sussex County
This North Jersey getaway is home to two hotels, two spas, six golf courses and is perfect for couples or the whole family. Free activities and amenities include an outdoor pool and spray park, glow-in-the-dark golf, pony rides, and a daily marshmallow roast. The six golf courses, plus an indoor golf simulator and a “FootGolf” course, are a golf lover’s dream. Dining options include outdoor seating and take-out menus. Near the resort, you can sign up for a fly fishing course or head to the local Legends Riding Stable to take a leisurely trail ride.
The deal: The resort is offering 15 percent off its rates when you purchase $200 or more in gift cards. All gift cards are resort wide and can be used in-person at any resort location for hotel, spa, dining or golf. Order here or call (855) 823-8804.
For Domestic Travel
Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale in Florida
The brand-new Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale is situated right in downtown and has a design inspired by local yachting culture and the riverfront just a few blocks away. The 238-room property features artwork, architecture, lighting and a nautical color palette showcasing its theme of life on the water. Amenities include a sleek, sky-high pool with fire pits and private cabanas, a modern American restaurant and bar, a fitness center with Peloton bikes, a Champagne vending machine, pet-friendly amenities and more.
The deal: Book the Hyatt Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer and receive 20 percent off best available rates + a bottle of Laurent Perrier Champagne and an optional en-suite Peloton session. Offer is valid is available for booking between November 9 – December 6, 2020 for stays between November 10, 2020 – April 4, 2021. This deal has a 24-hour cancellation period. For more information, visit www.hyatt.com. Offer is refundable with a one-night deposit and 24-hour cancellation policy.
Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Barnsley Resort is a hidden gem for a romantic, adventurous or family-friendly escape. The 3,000-acre resort-meets-playground offers charming cottage-style accommodations, a 55-room Inn, and a variety of on-site adventures including horseback riding, introduction to archery lessons, shooting clays, award-winning golf, miles of hiking trails, spa, and gorgeous gardens, all complementing the 1840s Manor House Ruins. With three on-site restaurants ranging from fine-dining at the 19th century farmhouse, Rice House Restaurant, to Southern comfort food at Woodlands Grill and al fresco dining at the Beer Garden, guests can feast their eyes on amazing ‘garden-to-table’ cuisine.
The deal: Get 25 percent off best available rates when you book from November 16 through Cyber Monday November 30, 2020. Valid for travel November 29, 2020 – April 1, 2021. Rates do not include resort fee and tax. Blackout dates apply. To book visit: https://www.barnsleyresort.com/packages-special-offers
Playa Largo Resort & Spa in Key Largo, Florida
Just an hour’s drive from Miami is Playa Largo Resort & Spa which sits on 14 beachfront acres. Playa Largo’s chic nautical design makes use of indigenous materials like driftwood, coral rock and capiz shells, giving it a real Keys’ vibe. Playa Largo has something to keep everyone entertained including beach cruiser rentals, a freeform pool edged by palm trees, hammock pods, basketball, tennis, and water sports like parasailing, snorkeling and kayaking. Add privacy can be found in The Hammocks, an enclave of 10 bungalows and a three-bedroom beach house nestled amongst gumbo limbo trees. Guests here are treated to daily breakfast baskets, private kitchens and access to the bungalow ambassador, along with all of Playa Largo’s amenities like the marina-facing restaurant Sol by the Sea and Ocean Spa.
The deal: Get 30 percent off Bungalows, Bay Front Suites, Corner Bay Front Suites, and the Presidential Suite; 25 percent off Partial Bay View Rooms; 20 percent off Resort View Rooms when you book Nov. 27-30, 2020. To book, visit www.PlayaLargoResort.com and use code LPR. Valid for travel Dec. 1, 2020 – Oct. 31, 2021; blackout dates apply.
Hilton Aventura Miami in Aventura, Florida
The new, soon-to-open Hilton Aventura Miami has 208 guest rooms each offering sweeping views of South Florida, multiple restaurants including MuseBar and Gala and the Hilton Aventura Miami. Other highlights include an 8th floor yoga studio, rooftop pool, and Executive Lounge with premium perks. Located near South Florida’s beachesk Aventura Mall, Hard Rock Stadium and the Gulfstream Park Casino, there are so many things to do in this Miami suburb.
The deal: Get 30 percent off best available rates for bookings on Friday, November 27 and Monday, November 30, for travel from February 18, 2021 – July 31, 2021. Use code BFCM2020 to book at www.hiltonaventura.com. Booking can be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24-hours before the scheduled arrival date.
For International Travel
JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico
About the property: Drawing inspiration from Mexico’s natural beauty, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa’s 447 ocean-facing guest rooms were all recently renovated. The new interiors feature authentic Mexican textiles, Herringbone floors, Mayan-inspired wood accents, rainfall showers and free-standing soaking tubs complete with lavender bath salts. Coupled with palm-studded grounds, beachfront cabanas, free-form pools, Bali-style day beds, three international restaurants, and a Mayan-inspired spa, JW Marriott Cancun is a great spot to say “adios” to 2020.
The deal: Book the “Stay Longer, Experience More” offer and save an average of 30 percent off and receive a daily $50 resort credit. Rates starting at $172/night. To book, visit www.jwmarriottcancun.com and enter code D3Q. Three night minimum length of stay required. Valid for travel now through May 31, 2021.
Marriott Cancun Resort in Cancun, Mexico
Located in the heart of Cancun with the Mexican Caribbean as the backdrop, Marriott Cancun Resort is an expansive beachfront oasis known for its roster of international restaurants, oceanfront real estate and airy new lobby. In between soaking up the bird’s eye views from its ocean-facing rooms, guests can lounge beneath the beachfront palapas and fill up on tasty Mexican street food at the trendy SacBe Beach Shack. This bohemian beach bar gives guests all of the #TulumVibes with its hanging bar stools, macrame hammocks, driftwood rod ceilings, hand-painted artwork and live DJ sets.
The deal: Book the “Stay Longer, Experience More” offer and save an average of 30% off and receive a daily $50 resort credit. Rates starting at $109/night. To book, visit www.marriottcancunresort.com and enter code D3Q. Three night minimum length of stay required. Valid for travel now through May 31, 2021.
Il Salviatino in Fiesole, Italy
Originally built as a humble farmhouse then refurbished by some of Florence’s elite families over the years, Il Salviatino is a luxuriously restored Renaissance villa set within the sloping hills of Fiesole, yet near Florence’s city center. Surrounded by a lush, 12.5-acre private park, the villa was built in the 15th century and for centuries was used as a cultural gathering place for artists, performers, and intellectuals. Now a 41-room luxury hotel boasting some of the most stunning views of the Tuscan capital, Il Salviatino’s atmosphere, where original frescoes and hand-stitched leather furnishings sit alongside modern technology and amenities, make it a dreamy retreat.
The deal: Make a reservation from November 23-30 and book a minimum of two nights to take advantage of Il Salviatino’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer for 40 percent off the best available rate, a welcome drink, daily breakfast, afternoon tea time, free access to the wellness center and fitness room, and shuttle service to and from Florence. Rates start at $322/night in a superior room. Valid for travel from May 13 through November 27, 2021. To book, visit salviatino.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Caribe Hilton is one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved and iconic resorts. From cooling off in the oceanfront swimming pools and exploring on-site snorkeling and ’snuba’ to practicing your backhand at the Monica Puig tennis center and relaxing at the spa and on-site restaurants, guests here will love the tropical setting. We’ve visited ourselves and love the classic Piña Coladas here. This classic cocktail was invented at the Caribe Hilton!
The deal: Book the ‘Dream Away’ offer and receive up to 15 percent off the best available rate as well as early check-in and check-out; subject to availability. Valid for travel now through October 31, 2021; blackout dates apply. To book, visit www.caribehilton.com/offers/.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Palm Beach, Aruba
Overlooking the sandy white shores of Palm Beach, the 414-room resort boasts the largest accommodations on the island. Try your luck at the thrilling 24-hour Stellaris Casino or relax and take a swim in the Caribbean’s turquoise waters. Sip on specialty cocktails in private cabanas at the H2Oasis adults-only pool or pamper yourself with a soothing massage at the full-service Mandara spa. There are nine on-site restaurants and bars, including Atardi which is right in the sand.
The deal: Book three nights to get 30 percent off the best available rate, or book four nights or more to get 35 percent off the best available rate. Visit www.ArubaMarriott.com and use code L9Z. Bookable from Black Friday, November 27, 2020 through Cyber Monday, November 30, 2020. Valid for stays between November 27, 2020 and October 31, 2021; blackout dates apply.
Set atop a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Oasis Coral Estate Beach, Dive & Wellness Resort is a secluded retreat on Curaçao’s southern shores. Designed around wellness, the resort offers everything from sunset yoga classes beside the infinity pool to scuba diving lessons from its on-property dive shop. Between the resort’s villa-style accommodations, and two seaside restaurants — Karakter, a beachfront hangout, and Koraal, the rooftop terrace — guests never have to leave. The property also houses 8, an experiential spa with open-air treatment rooms allowing the island’s constant trade winds to flow through. On the menu are things like Thai, chakra-balancing, and stress-fixing massages. Guests can also relax in the infinity pool, Igloo Room, Sahara Room and Rainforest Steam Room, along with two cliffside jacuzzis.
The deal: Get 25 percent off when you book Nov. 27 or Nov. 30. Valid for travel from Dec. 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021; blackout dates apply. Rates start at $124/night. To book visit https://www.oasiscoralestate.com/offers/blackfriday.
Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino | Curaçao
The newly renovated Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino is set on its own private beach and offers a sparkling infinity pool, beach club, two bars and the Caribbean restaurant, Nautilus. Located steps away from the iconic Queen Emma Floating Bridge, Handelskade and Rif Fort, an area with dozens of small shops and restaurants, this resort provides easy access to the island’s top attractions.
The deal: Guests can save up to 25 percent off bookings from Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2020. Valid for travel from Nov 27, 2020 – Dec 21, 2021 (blackout dates apply).
Papagayo Beach Curaçao in Curaçao
Nestled in Curaçao’s Jan Thiel neighborhood, this resort boasts individual two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, each featuring indoor/outdoor living spaces that allow the island’s winds to flow throughout. The beachfront hotel, on the other hand, overlooks Jan Thiel Bay and offers more traditional hotel accommodations with the same airy, modern design. Both offer access to Papagayo Plaza’s restaurants, full-service spa, gym, boutique shops, beach club and more.
The deal: Take 30 percent off rates at both the resort and the hotel from Nov. 27-30, 2020. Valid for travel from Jan. 6 – Dec 18, 2021. Rates with a discount start at $130/night. Visit https://www.papagayo.com/en/black-friday/ to book.
Karisma Hotels & Resorts – This collection of luxury all-inclusives includes over 15 resorts for couples and families in Mexico’s Riviera Maya and Riviera Cancun.
The Deal: A Mexico Mystery sale, with rates starting at $99 per person for adults-only resorts and $129 for family-friendly resorts. Sale begins Nov. 13 and ends Dec. 5, for stays between Jan. 1 through Dec. 2021.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants – The luxury boutique hotel group operates more than 60 properties across the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and greater China.
The Deal: Get up to 25 percent off Kimpton’s best flexible rate. Book by Dec. 7 for stays through Mar. 31, 2021. IHG Reward Club members save 25 percent and everyone else saves 20 percent. Kimpton will also donate $5 per night to charitable partner No Kid Hungry for reservations booked between Nov. 27 and Dec. 2. Guests must book at least three days in advance and can cancel any time up to three days prior to arrival with no penalty. Book here.