Where To Stay

Get a jump start on summer with top South Florida & Caribbean hotel packages

Where will you getaway this summer?

Fontainebleau Miami Beach – Mother’s Day

If you check into the Fontainebleau Miami Beach (4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 800-548-8886) over Mother’s Day weekend with their special “Mother’s Day” package, you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to win Mom the ultimate gift: a spectacular Judith Ripka, Ltd. Lola ring, featuring lavish blue quartz, white diamonds and 18k gold – valued at $5,600. Lapis Spa is also offering Mom one of three 50-minute treatments for only $119 when you purchase a gift certificate between April 24-May 8: Hot Rocks Massage, Triple Cleanse Facial or a Swedish Massage. You can also shop at onsite boutique Harry & Ida for a luxurious gift.

Here are a few more perks if you book the Mother’s Day package:

  • Deluxe guest room accommodations
  • Complimentary Sunday brunch for two at Vida or Scarpettaon Sunday, May 8th
  • $100 spa credit at Lapis, the spa at Fontainebleau (one per stay)
  • 2 p.m. late check-out
  • Complimentary valet parking

Rates start at $499 per night. Valid May 6-9. If you choose to stay a third night, receive 50% savings off that night’s stay. For more information and to book, click here or call 800-548-8886.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa – Discover Scuba

One of Florida’s finest diving destinations, Pompano Beach is the perfect place to learn to SCUBA dive. Book the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa’s (1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-782-0100) “Discover Scuba” package and enjoy:

  • Oceanfront accommodations
  • SCUBA training in the resort pool
  • Two ocean dives with gear provided

Rates start at $339. Valid through September 1. Use Promo Code: PK3. For more information and to book, click here or call 954-782-0100.

Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale – Culture & Couture Escape

Celebrating the unveiling of NSU Art Museum of Fort Lauderdale’s Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968 exhibit – which traces the development of high-Italian fashion and cinema, including designers Valentino, Ferragami and Gucci, and directors Federico Fellini and Michelangelo Antonioni – Pelican Grand Beach Resort (pictured at top; 2000 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-568-9431) offers the all-inclusive “Culture & Couture” escape through June 9:

  • Two-night Sky Suite accommodations                            
  • On-call tailor for designer finds
  • Tickets to NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale              
  • Tantalize senses with a day spent at PURE Spa
  • Unlimited transportation                                                
  • Private chef table dinner
  • Personal Shopper and Bag Butler

Package rates start at $7,650. For more information and to book, click here or call 954-568-9431.

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, Sunny Isles Beach – Drivecation

For Florida state residents or those in a nearby state who wish to drive to their Sunny Isles Beach vacation, Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort (16701 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; 305-949-1300) is sweetening the deal with a $25 Shell Gas Card upon departure, as well as 15% off best available room rates. For those driving a hybrid or electric car, the hotel’s nightly $20 self-parking fee will be waived. For more information and to book, click here or call 305-949-1300.

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa – Ultimate Spa Retreat

Whether it’s Mother’s Day or any day, enjoy a mother-daughter duo of massages at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa’s (3800 N. Ocean Dr., Singer Island Riviera Beach; 561-340-1700) SiSpa. With amenities that include a steam room, heated marble beds, relaxation room with hot tea bar, private whirlpool and waterfall showers, you’ll melt into relaxation with this “Ultimate Spa Retreat.” Rates start at $504 per night and include accommodations. Valid through June 28. Use Promo Code: SPA. For more information and to book, click here or call 561-340-1700.

La Playa Beach & Golf Resort, Naples – Sea Turtle Suite

With sea turtle nesting season approaching in May, Naples’ La Playa Beach & Golf Resort (9891 Gulf Shore Dr., Naples; 239-597-3123) is offering an eco-friendly package that spans the nesting season through October. The resort will help guests track sea turtle activity on property with alerts about sightings, as well as donate a portion of every “Sea Turtle Suite” package booked to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The package includes:

  • Two nights luxury accommodations
  • Welcome kit upon arrival with beach bag and stuffed sea turtle toy
  • Chef-tested, sea turtle-approved menu at BALEEN
  • Participation in Sea Turtle Adoption Program
  • Two admission tickets to the Conservancy Nature Center

Package rates start at $2,400. For more information and to book, click here or call 239-597-3123.

Edgewater Beach Hotel, Naples – MOMcation

Whether it’s Mother’s Day or anytime between May 6 and the end of the year, the all-suite Edgewater Beach Hotel (1901 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples; 866.624.1695) in Naples is celebrating Mom with a package tailored especially to her. The “MOMcation” includes:

  • Three night’s accommodations in a two bedroom suite, for up to a family of five
  • Family breakfast each morning
  • Professional family portrait photographed on the beach
  • 50-minute in-suite massage (for mom!)

Package rates start at $2,000. For more information and to book, click here or call 866.624.1695.

Condado Plaza Hilton, Puerto Rico – Coloring San Juan with Love

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the legalization of gay marriage, Condado Plaza Hilton in Puerto Rico has teamed up with About.com’s LGBT Travel expert Andrew Collins for their “Coloring San Juan with Love” package. Long an LGBT-friendly Caribbean destination with a buzzing nightlife scene and top dining, the package includes:

  • A detailed itinerary for the LGBT traveler written by Collins
  • Five-course tasting menu with wine pairing at Pikayo
  • Two complimentary welcome cocktails at Moon Bar
  • Surprise romantic turndown service with rose petals 
  • Daily breakfast

Rates start at $275 per night based on a three-night min

imum stay. Valid from June 2016 through June 2017. For more information and to book, click here or call 787-721-1000.