By Irene Moore for PeterGreenberg.com
OK, here’s the number-one rule for finding a summer hotel deal: seek out the heat. When temperatures rise, promotions start. Sizzling summer hotel deals are rolling out and we’ve got the best warm-weather deals tailored to your every sun-soaked need.
Luxury meets affordability at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch. Soak in the 4,400-square-foot adults-only pool while the kiddies are at the 2.5-acre water world. Try out their Splash into Summer Package, starting at $155 per night.
Turks and Caicos
Stay at a luxury villa at Somerset on Grace Bay and enjoy your fifth night free. The Summer Celebration Package includes a $250 grocery credit, free dinner at two of the on-site restaurants for kids under 12, a framed family portrait, complimentary pedal bicycles, private one-hour cat sailing lesson, and free daily continental breakfast. A family of four package with a fifth-night stay begins at $4,780. Offer valid from May 21 to September 2.
Love is in the Air
Grab your love bug and get ready for a six-day getaway at The Reefs Resort and Club. There should be no trouble getting the mood started with this package that includes complimentary champagne and strawberries just before you relax with a 60-minute massage. The “Romance Package,” also features daily breakfast, afternoon tea and gourmet dinner for two at the hotel restaurant. Offer valid May 29 to November 30, starting at $3,580 based on double occupancy.
Get the heat on with the Compadre Package, offered by The Saguaro in Scottsdale. Accommodations include bike rentals, two 30-minute spa treatments, a pitcher of sangria delivered to your room and the best excuse not to leave your bed…an in-room movie. Rates start at $139 per night.
Need a little time away with the fellas? Try out the One for All Package at The Boulders in Scottsdale. You and the guys can practice your backswing with one complimentary round of golf per night and unlimited use of the golf practice facilities. Afterward, indulge in a complimentary 50-minute Waldorf Astoria massage, included each night of the package. Rates start at $389 per night.
Toast to friendship with a complimentary pitcher of poolside margaritas at W Scottsdale with its Vitamin W package. Forget your sunblock? Not a problem. With the Vitamin W package, you and your gals will bronze but not burn with lip balm, aloe vera cooling spray, and a W Scottsdale tote bag. Rates start at $199 per night.
Challenge your palate with the ladies and go on a fully guided tour that stops at four wineries in the Verde Valley Region outside of Sedona. Offered by Detours of Arizona, you’ll also see some of the most picturesque landmarks of the area, including Bell Rock, Cathedral Rock and Airport Mesa Overlook. Package starts at $170 a person.
Single and Ready to Mingle
San Diego, California
Starting June 1, W San Diego is inviting you to sunbathe, sip on a twisted mimosa and mingle on their newly renovated rooftop and wear a pair of complimentary RAEN Squire sunglasses included in their Summer Solstice RAEN Package. Single or double occupancy room included with complimentary parking. Rates start at $259 single/ $304 double occupancy.
Don’t let vacation set you back on your health goals this summer. Miraval Resorts is offering an extra $500 in resort credit when you book for two, for a three-night stay. Credit can be used on spa services at the Miraval Life in Balance Spa with Clarins. After the spa enjoy room service with one of their healthy meal options or take part in one of their daily self-discovery activities. Offer valid from June 1 to September 15. Rates start at $349 per person.
For more summer travel deals and information, check out:
- Travel Deals: Hotel Deals Starting Memorial Day
- Travel Deals: Sizzling Summer Savings
- Travel Deals: VIP Perks at Discount Prices
- Travel Deals: How to Spend Your Tax Return