To Black Friday and beyond, here’s a look at great holiday deals at some favorite destinations.
Black Friday in the White Mountains
Credit: Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club
A timeless retreat and one of the few remaining Grand Hotels in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club is surrounded by the 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest and a popular haven of blissful mountain living since 1879. From Nov. 21 through 28, the resort is offering 30% off the best available rate, plus a $25 dining credit per stay (excludes alcohol) for stays from Dec. 1, 2023, through Feb. 29, 2024 (blackout dates apply). Additionally, those looking to give the gift of holiday travel can take advantage of an exclusive gift card promotion: for every $100 in gift cards purchased, receive a $25 dining bonus card (excludes alcohol). Gift cards are available for purchase between Nov. 23 and Dec. 31, 2023, and must be redeemed Jan. 1 through Feb. 29, 2024. The resort discount can be purchased online or by phone; gift cards are only available at the hotel or by phone.
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Located in a sprawling 2,300-acre luxury complex just minutes from the top theme parks of Central Florida, Reunion Resort & Golf Club features oversized accommodations ranging from multi-room villas to private three- to 15-bedroom vacation homes, as well as endless amenities for the most discerning holiday traveler. Book by Nov. 30, 2023, for stays from Dec. 1, 2023, through May 31, 2024, to receive 20% off one- and two-bedroom villas or 30% off three-bedroom villas.
One of the world’s top golf resorts, Reunion is the only location in the world featuring three signature championship golf courses designed by golfing legends Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus. Other amenities include casual and fine dining, five hydro-grid clay tennis courts, six pickleball courts, 18-hole mini-golf course, footgolf, community pools, fitness center and a five-acre water park.
Cruise to the Bahamas
Set sail on an unforgettable 2-night getaway for two to The Bahamas as Margaritaville at Sea presents its biggest sale of the year for Black Friday. Starting at just $89, passengers can book their escape aboard the newly refreshed Margaritaville at Sea Paradise, and receive 30% off Specialty Dining, Beverage Packages, Shore Excursions, and Signature Packages. Valid on sailings through 2024, the Black Friday offer includes one interior stateroom with dual occupancy, with the option to upgrade to an Ocean View stateroom for a standard upcharge. Booking window is Nov. 15-26, 2023. Margaritaville at Sea is the only cruise line operating 3-day / 2-night cruises from the Port of Palm Beach in Florida to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.
Unwrap Holiday Savings at Discovery Cove
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Discovery Cove is giving holiday guests the experience of a lifetime with savings of up to 50% on reservations through 2024. A close-to-home, passport-free alternative to Caribbean island getaways, Discovery Cove offers scenic beauty and unforgettable tropical adventure in the heart of central Florida. In this stunning all-inclusive day resort, guests can swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds, strut alongside flamingos, and more – all while enjoying endless complimentary food and drinks (including beer and wine for those 21 years of age and over). This hidden gem is more affordable than ever with the addition of 30% savings on upgraded experiences, including Day Beds, Cabanas, SeaVenture, and Animal Trek, making the perfect gift for anyone who has it all. Available through Nov. 24, this exclusive offer is valid for visits through Dec. 31, 2024.
Inn-timate Naples Getaway
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Ideally situated in downtown Naples, FL., the AAA Four-Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Inn on Fifth offers an exquisite setting for a luxurious holiday stay in the heart of it all. Housed in two iconic structures facing each other across fashionable Fifth Avenue South, guests are surrounded by a celebrated collection of award-winning shops and restaurants, including Ocean Prime and Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House, and Spa on Fifth, which are all located at Inn on Fifth. Available Nov. 24 through 28, travelers can save up to 30% on best available rates, plus enjoy complimentary valet parking and guest amenity fees, 20% off spa services, a $50 credit to the poolside Blu Bar & Grill, and a memorable welcome amenity and Inn on Fifth keepsake. Special offers are for stays Dec. 17, 2023, through Oct. 24, 2024, with a 2-night minimum (blackout dates may apply).
Fort Myers’ Luminary Hotel & Co.
Situated on the Caloosahatchee riverfront in downtown Fort Myers, FL., Luminary Hotel & Co. is offering savings of up to 20% off advance purchase for visits from Nov. 21, 2023, through Sept. 30, 2024. Available Nov. 21 through Nov. 28, guests can book at LuminaryHotel.com/Offers. The waterfront boutique hotel is also offering a gift card promotion for those who want to indulge at any of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets. Guests who purchase a $100 gift card (Nov. 21 – Dec. 31) will receive a $25 bonus card that can be redeemed at the hotel’s outlets between Jan. 1 and May 31, 2024. At the heart of a lively river district, Luminary is home to the signature Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Lobby Bar; Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop lounge; Ella Mae’s Diner; Oxbow Bar & Grill; Dean Street Coffee Roastery & Retail; The Workshop culinary theater; Chips Sports Pub with Topgolf Swing Suites; an indoor and outdoor fitness facility; and a spacious pool area on the fourth floor overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Fueled by the energy of the bustling downtown and riverfront, Luminary also overlooks the new Caloosa Sound Amphitheater, which hosts a variety of concerts, festivals, and local celebrations.
Manatee for Two
Credit: Plantation Resort on Crystal River
Plantation Resort on Crystal River is a hidden gem on Florida’s Nature Coast and one of the only places in North America where you can legally swim among and interact with West Indian Manatees. For a limited time, guests can grab room discounts on their best available rates for stays from Nov. 27, 2023 through Feb. 29, 2024, during prime manatee viewing season. With rates as low as $99 on select dates, the offer provides 35% off stays Sunday through Thursday and 25% off stays Friday and Saturday. This exclusive Black Friday-Cyber Monday holiday deal must be booked between Nov. 22-28, 2023.
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre, private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. A luxury, AAA Four Diamond property, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and neighboring islands. Oversized guest accommodations as well as one- and two-bedroom suites and up to six-bedroom villas all offer dramatic views of the Caribbean Sea. Other exceptional amenities and experiences include the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches, and a 55-slip marina. The resort’s marina offers exhilarating excursions through Dive BVI, sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School, and will be the base of operations for the all-inclusive Dream Caribbean Blue yacht charter company. Scrub Island is offering a savings of 25% for a four-night stay, and a $50 dining credit per stay for visits Nov. 21, 2023, through Sept. 30, 2024. Must book between Nov. 21 and 28, 2023.
Amelia Island Fun
During the annual Downtown Fernandina Beach Pajama Party on Amelia Island, merchants in the historic district will have special offers and treats for customers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The holiday event also includes a PJ Contest (with prizes for the best individual, best group, and most creative PJs), and will welcome Santa and his special guest for a stop on Centre Street. The downtown district is also the setting for the annual 2nd Street Block Party, with family-friendly activities and live entertainment all day, culminating with the lighting of the Christmas Tree at 6 p.m. For a complete list of holiday activities, events, savings, and more, visit the holiday section of the Amelia Island website. For overnight stays, the Omni Amelia Island Resort is offering Sweet Savings, starting at $199* per night for stays from Nov. 17, 2023, through Feb. 28, 2024.
Key West Getaway
Enjoy the island vibes in Key West, FL, with rates up to 35% off select room types on stays through Sept. 2024 at Margaritaville Beach House Key West. Holiday Black Friday/Cyber Monday/Travel Tuesday special offer may be booked Nov. 24-28, 2023, for stays beginning Nov.24, 2023. Located oceanfront along Smathers Beach, the property offers 186 spacious suites, a lagoon-style pool, and lounging hammocks throughout the grounds. Exclusive amenities include poolside entertainment, daily refreshments, a 24-hour fitness center, kids’ activities, lawn games, and easy access to beachfront fun. The resort is also just one mile from Key West International Airport and provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport and the Downtown Seaport Harbor. MargaritavilleBeachHouseKeyWest.com.
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Located in the quaint town of Dunedin, FL., Fenway Hotel is offering 20% off advance purchase for visits Nov. 21, 2023 through Sept. 30, 2024. Available Nov. 21 through Nov. 28, guests can book at FenwayHotel.com/Offers. The historic boutique hotel is also offering a gift card promotion for those who want to indulge at HEW Parlor & Chophouse or the popular Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar. Guests who purchase a $100 gift card (Nov. 21 – Dec. 31) will receive a $25 bonus card that can be redeemed at the hotel’s outlets between Jan. 1 and May 31, 2024. Gift cards can be purchased at FenwayHotel.com/gift-cards. Fenway Hotel is an icon of the jazz age, where notable explorers, artists, politicians, musicians and living legends stayed during its time as an operating hotel. Today, the hotel features spacious guest rooms and suites; HEW Parlor & Chophouse, featuring chophouse cuts, chef-driven seasonal preparations, and an extensive whisky and Scotch collection; Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar overlooking St. Joseph Sound; and a resort-style pool. Music is at the heart of the Fenway, where holiday guests will hear live music throughout the week, celebrating the hotel’s heritage and providing a backbeat to experience its timeless rhythm.
The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is just five miles from the Walt Disney World® Resort with complimentary shuttle service for guests. A massive, magical playground itself, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek features five pools, two lazy rivers, eight hot tubs, 18-hole putt-putt, jogging trails, fitness center, and nearby championship golf. A picturesque 10-acre lake and pampering spa add the right amount of tranquility and serenity to any stay. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 2, holiday guests may receive up to 30% off standard rates for stays through Nov. 30, 2024 (blackout dates may apply), the resort’s biggest sale of the year. Whether staying in a deluxe guest room, family bunk bed option, or an expansive suite, all accommodations feature a 55-inch flat-screen LG LED 4K Ultra TV, high-speed internet, mini refrigerator, in-room coffee maker, and more. Guests can fuel their fun at five different dining outlets, with something to please any taste – from seafood, sushi and sophisticated cuisine to casual poolside fare.
Endless Beach Fun
Located on St. Pete Beach, the TradeWinds Island Resorts is offering 20% off rooms and 30% off suites and villas for stays from Dec. 1, 2023, through Aug.31, 2024. With rates as low as $175, this exclusive Black Friday-Cyber Monday deal must be booked Nov. 24-27, 2023. The TradeWinds Island Resorts offer limitless beachfront recreation, sumptuous dining, fantastic family activities and programs.
Situated in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of Tampa, the food-focused Epicurean Hotel is offering 20% off advanced purchase stays from Nov. 21, 2023, through Sept. 30, 2024. The offer must be booked Nov. 21-28, 2023. The newly expanded Epicurean Hotel which now includes an additional 51 new guest rooms and suites, meeting space, and rooftop terrace, was crafted for the senses and offers a variety of indulgences to celebrate the flavors of life. The boutique hotel features a state-of-the-art culinary classroom known as the Epicurean Theatre; Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar signature restaurant; EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge; Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits wine shop; Chill Bros. Scoop Shop and Evangeline full-service spa.
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