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Winter is just around the corner. And while the first snowflakes always look like a novelty, sub-zero temperatures have us all yearning for an escape. Just a few days in a sunny, warm climate can give you the reset you need to face whatever winter throws at you.
Luckily, you don’t have to spend a fortune on an amazing vacation this winter. Destinations from the Caribbean to Polynesia have cooked up incredible deals, with five-star accommodations, cultural excursions and restorative spa treatments.
Here are ten of the best winter travel packages in the tropics.
A sultry Cancun getaway for couples
Hedonistic travelers, take note: Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa offers a Fall Into Relaxation getaway package that offers you a sensual escape from the cold winter weather. The package, which can be added to any reservation of three nights or more at the adults-only resort, includes a chilled bottle of rosé upon arrival, full body hydrotherapy, an hour-long aromatherapy massage and a bath in a flower petal. bathtub filled with your partner. You’ll also enjoy a private romantic four-course dinner and a guaranteed late check-out. The winter travel package is available until February 20, 2020.
An Affordable Winter Break for Families in Turks & Caicos
Travelers are getting their money’s worth in Turks & Caicos this season at Ocean Club Resorts. The set of sister properties on Grace Bay Beach offers a winter travel package that gives guests 50% off any other night’s stay, with a minimum booking of four nights. Beachfront accommodations include spacious suites equipped with kitchens, washers and dryers and a relaxing porch, the perfect setting for a family vacation in the tropics. The winter travel package is available for stays from October 3, 2019 to February 8, 2020.
The chance to win big in Saint Kitts
If your vacation dreams include a trip to the casino, check out this deal from the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. Home to the “largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean”, the Stay Longer, Experience More! The winter package offers guests a 20% discount for bookings of at least three nights, leaving you with more cash in your pocket to roll the dice. When you need a break, practice your swing at the resort’s golf club, dine at one of the property’s nine fine-dining restaurants, or experience the nightlife of the nearby Frigate Bay Strip. The travel package is available until January 19, 2020, but you must book by October 31, 2019.
A luxury stay in Fiji
Yasawa Island Resort & Spa offers a winter travel package that will make you feel like royalty. With the ‘Beaches in Paradise’ special offer, you’ll be greeted with a Fijian lei, cold drink and cold towel after flying from Nadi International Airport to the beautiful destination’s private airstrip (included in the package). Then you and a loved one will spend seven glorious nights in the resort’s exclusive Bure Suite, enjoying three all-inclusive meals and snacks. The resort’s selection of activities has something for everyone, whether you want to take a trip to a traditional village, visit the famous Blue Lagoon caves or have a picnic on a private island. The winter travel package is valid for travel from December 1 to 19, 2019; January 6-19, 2020; and from February 1 to March 31, 2020.
Celebrate a new spa in Nicaragua
To celebrate the soft opening of the spa at El Bosque in November, Rancho Santana is offering a winter wellness package that will pamper you from head to toe. The package includes transportation from Managua, four nights in the hostel or coastal community residences, three group fitness classes and two luxurious spa treatments, through the end of February, with some blackout dates during the holidays. Book the package on the website using the code BOSQUESPA.
Experience the magic of vacations in Belize
The Lodge at Chaa Creek in Belize gives vacations an extra spark with its Christmas Bells, Caribbean Hospitality and Mayan Culture travel package. The four-night experience includes round-trip ground transfer from the airport (with a stop at the Belize Zoo, if desired), stay in the resort’s luxury cottages, meals, horseback riding, and unlimited swimming and two luxurious spa treatments. You’ll also have the option of choosing two activities, such as a sunset canoe trip, a naturalist-led tour of a butterfly farm, or an immersive Rainforest Medicine Trail tour. The travel package is available from December 15, 2019 to January 4, 2020.
Immerse yourself in preserved French Polynesia
Go on an adventure on the beautiful Polynesian island of Fakarava this winter with the Atoll Dive Discovery package. Great value offer includes round-trip international airfare from California, one night at Manava Suites Tahiti, six nights in a beautiful beach bungalow at Havaiki Lodge with breakfast and dinner, and a ten-day pass dives to share with another person. The five-star treatment continues until the very end, with business class lounge passes at Faa’a International Airport before you depart. Valid for travel November 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, with certain holiday exclusions.
Stay a little longer in Los Cabos
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, invites guests to extend their stay in Los Cabos this winter with its Suite Retreat travel package. Available now through December 19, the offer gives guests who book a three-night stay at its suites or villas a bonus night at no additional cost. The travel package includes premium round-trip airport transfers and daily breakfast for two.
Toast with Puerto Rico’s signature cocktail
This year is the 65th anniversary of the iconic piña colada, and there’s no better place to celebrate than at one of the places that lays claim to the cocktail’s birth: Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hotel (which recently reopened after a $150 million renovation) offers a Rapidíto travel package that includes a few piña coladas and a two-night stay at the beautiful property. The travel package is valid until December 23, but you must book by November 15 to take advantage of the offer.
Riviera Maya Presidential Package
Discover paradise like a VIP with the Presidential Treatment travel package at Zoëtry Paraiso in the Bonita Riviera Maya. You’ll enjoy staying in the Presidential Suite at the Wellness Center, complete with your own butler, private chef and personal infinity pool. The luxury tropical travel package also includes a welcome champagne dinner on the pier, a cooking lesson, an in-suite wet bar, evening petit fours and an 80-minute massage.