The best winter travel packages

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There are two types of winter travelers. Those who head north to enjoy activities associated with clean mountain air, such as skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and even dog sledding. Then there are the snowbirds, people who fly south at the first signs of winter in search of sandy beaches and endless sunshine. Whatever your preference, resorts and hotels often offer specially discounted packages designed to attract guests to their doors.

Here are some of the best winter travel packages:

Lodge Whiteface (Lake Placid, New York)

The packaged value of Whiteface Lodge Ski. Soak. To eat. Repeat the offer includes two free lift tickets to Whiteface Mountain and a free breakfast each morning to refuel skiers on the slopes. Guests also receive an accommodation credit of $ 50 per night for one-bedroom suites, $ 75 per night for two-bedroom suites, and $ 100 per night for three-bedroom suites. To soothe sore muscles, skiers and boarders should consider the resort’s selection of “Alpine Athlete” spa services, taking advantage of a 25% discount on all spa therapy as part of the package.

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Ka’anapali Beach Hotel (Lahaina, Maui)

Located along the Pacific, the Kā’anapali Beach Hotel invites you to spend a few days basking in the warm Maui sun and on the golden sands with the Sunny Side Up Package which saves you $ 274. Includes accommodation in an ocean view room (for four nights), a buffet breakfast for two in the morning, a lunch for two and the choice of snorkel gear or a chair with an umbrella . Travel dates end December 22, 2019.

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Curtain bluff (Antigua)

Bluff’s Curtain BRR 20% special discount is the perfect way to escape the winter blues. With all gourmet meals and premium drinks included in the rate, guests can enjoy additional onsite activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving (for certified divers only), sailing, water skiing, SUP paddle boarding, sailing, tennis, yoga and Suite. This inviting Caribbean offer includes 20% off bookings made for stays between January 3 and 31, 2020 (minimum stay of five nights).

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Pebble beach resorts (Pebble beach, California)

For golf enthusiasts, a winter getaway to the legendary Pebble Beach Resorts is sure to top the list. The two nights Stay and winter game package includes two rounds of golf, one at Pebble Beach Golf Links and the other at a choice of Spyglass Hill or The Links at Spanish Bay golf course, plus a $ 100 credit. Customers can choose to stay at The Inn at Spanish Bay Where The Lodge at Pebble Beach. It is also possible to book a third and / or fourth night at 20% reduction. This Pebble Beach offer is valid from November 24 to March 31, 2020.

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Twin farms (Barnard, Vermont)

An all-inclusive Relais & Châteaux property, Twin Farms serves as the ultimate winter escape, offering the best of seasonal activities amid 300 acres of snow, in addition to the unique bespoke programming offered as part of the Art from a winter series from Vermont. In running this series over the past two years, Twin Farms has brought together the best talent for programming and organized partnerships spanning cuisine, culture, adventure, the arts, music and entertainment, with dinners hosted by a guest chef, intimate cooking classes and furniture workshops where guests make their own tables.

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The complex at Paws Up (Greenough, MT)

When blankets of snow begin to fall over the mountains of Montana, Paws Up transforms into its own private Winter Wonderland. The resort offers countless seasonal adventures including dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tube sliding, and sleigh rides. Rates for Winter travel packages starting at $ 440 per person per night and are available from January 1 to March 1. All daily meals, soft drinks and a selection of beers, wines and spirits are included. The package also includes an activity credit of $ 100 per person.

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The Lodge at Ciel Bleu (Wanship, Utah)

Why head south when the Wasatch and Uintas mountain ranges await? Thanks to a partnership with the Powderbird helicopter outfitter, guests of the Blue Sky Lodge can depart directly from the property on a ten minute flight to enjoy heliskiing in the majestic peaks outside of Park City, Utah. The untouched high mountain terrain consists of over 200,000 acres of alpine bowls, sheer waterfalls and glades, all covered in some of the world’s biggest snows. Accommodations include Sky Lodge, Earth Suites, or Creek Houses.

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Steamboat ski resort (Steamboat Springs, Colorado)

Best if booked before August 29 (after that you can still get 25% off – and 10% during holidays – until mid-October), Steamship VIP (SVIP) The program offers a 30% discount on packages with lift tickets, accommodation, ski school, rentals, catering and activities. It also offers free activities, including night skiing and horseback riding, first runs, equipment demonstrations, guided snowshoe tours, and passes to the famous Steamboat hot springs. Valid for stays from November 23 to April 12, 2020 (there is a 15% discount for the holiday period from December 21 to January 4, 2020). Discounts for spa and meals are also available during the same period.

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Marigot Bay Resort & Marina (St. LUCIA)

Take advantage of low season flight prices to St. Lucia, where travelers can find sunny weather and stunning Caribbean scenery without hordes of tourists. Located on the most picturesque harbor in the Caribbean, Marigot Bay Resort offers locally infused dining experiences and affordable packages such as its 7 experiences in 7 days offer, a package that offers guests a multitude of cultural and organized activities such as a cooking demonstration followed by a body scrub workshop. Book now through September 3, 2020 and get a seventh night free.

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Playa Cativo Lodge (Costa Rica)

Located in the center of the Costa Rican rainforest and accessible exclusively by boat, Playa cativo is an upscale eco-lodge by the sea offering superb accommodation in true harmony with nature. This luxurious hideaway includes a new Lotus Spa wellness haven and 18 open-air casitas. Directly from the on-site farm, the lodge offers two multi-sensory culinary experiences. the Playa Cativo Essentials Package allows jet-setters to plan the ultimate winter getaway. This four-night package includes local air transfers, a four-night stay, round-trip scenic boat transfers, three a la carte meals, multiple meals a day, and more.

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