Where are some of the best Winter Travel Deals this year? Whether you want snow, sun or holiday fun, here are some of the best deals we found for this winter season.
The Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, St. Thomas’ only true All-Inclusive resort, welcomes visitors with winter deals to save on an all-inclusive vacation to America’s Caribbean. All rates include meals and beverages, entertainment, half-day access to the supervised Kid’s Club, and a comprehensive activities program featuring snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, scuba instruction, miniature golf and family movie nights. Easy island hopping, scuba lessons included, snorkel, beach volleyball, on-property shuttle, all meals & beverages, mini golf, daily activities.
And for those already dreaming of that winter getaway, visitors can take advantage of the Winter Sale & Early Booking Bonus with 30 percent off all-inclusive rates for stays up to five nights and a 30 percent discount plus one free night for stays of six nights or more for travel between January 3 and April 24, 2011. Guests can book through October 31, 2010. Visit Wyndham.com/SugarBayStThomas
Jackson Hole, WY
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a hub of outdoor recreation opportunity. Wildlife watching is easy here; elk, deer, and many other small mammals can be found throughout the valley. A plethora of bird species hangs in the valley throughout the year including various ducks, geese and even swans. As it is with mountain ranges, skiing is the major winter pastime and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Snow King and Grand Targhee all offer an excellent skiing experience and accommodations. Winter is a chance to hit some of the best ski slopes in North America early in the season before the crowds take over. Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, WY is offering their “Ski Free” package for the insanely cheap price of $87.50 per person per night. Here are the details:
Ski Free: 11/29/2010 - 4/5/2011
Ski & Stay from $87.50 per person, per night includes:
Deluxe Hotel Room with wood burning fireplace
Breakfast Daily at the Granary Restaurant
Lift tickets to Grand Targhee or Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Complimentary ski shuttle to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Complimentary scheduled shuttles to town
Four Night Minimum. Priced on double occupancy. Resort fee, taxes and gratuities not included in price. Price per person changes during the ski season. Visit wwww.SpringCreekRanch.com.
Naples is the crown jewel of Southwest Florida -- nestled on the sun drenched beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Naples is known for world class shopping, dining and abundant, challenging golf courses. It is also, only steps away from island seclusion or the untamed tropical wilderness of The Everglades. Boasting one of the nation's best sandboxes and calmest seas, Naples makes a splash with water lovers and recreationists. Friendly parks beckon sports enthusiasts and picnickers with lovely green spaces and recreational facilities. Naples is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. And Naples is home to one of the first Ritz-Carltons, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary on December 4. To mark this milestone and silver anniversary, the resort is offering guests a “25 Silver Rooms” special.
Each night, for 25 nights (November 28-December 22), 25 Coastal View rooms will be available at a special rate of $125/night (about $200 off normal winter rates) when you have a special promo code RCNRCNA. In addition, the resort is celebrating its Silver Anniversary with a special concert by Grammy-nominated musician and radio host John Tesh. And no stay at the Ritz would be complete without a spa visit, and the Ritz is rolling out the silver carpet with special 25th anniversary deals and several silver-themed treatments at great rates. For more details, visit www.RitzCarlton.com/Naples.
Calloway Gardens, GA
Callaway Gardens, a 13,000 acre destination one hour south of Atlanta, offers Fantasy in Lights (recently named one of the top 48 events in the World by Chicago Tribune) and the largest light display in the Southeast with more than 8 million lights along five miles of wooded scenery. Told like a Christmas storybook, each of the 12 "chapters" paints a unique, vivid picture with more than 8 million lights and 440 speakers hidden in the woods. Guests drive a personal vehicle or ride along in the Callaway Gardens Jolly Trolley. Displays include:
* Snowflake Valley – Guests float through this winter wonderland, complete with giant snowflakes, in the middle of a swirling blizzard
* Twelve Days of Christmas – The favored Christmas song comes to life with each of the twelve days brightly illuminated
* Santa’s Workshop – An extraordinary trip to the “North Pole” as Santa’s elves busily prepare for the big night
* The Night Before Christmas – This beloved poem as it is put to music in a catchy rendition and illustrated with a show of light
Fantasy in Lights package (starts at $159 per night) includes:
• Fantasy In Lights admission
• Accommodations in the Mountain Creek Inn
• Special Jolly Trolley loading area dedicated for overnight guests
• Fantasy In Lights commemorative ornament
• Breakfast for two
Admission to the world-class Gardens and its many attractions
For more information, visit www.CallawayGardens.com/FIL