Best Spa Resort in the USVI
Past News ReleasesRSS
Tallashassee, FL (Vocus) December 4, 2006
Whether looking to escape cooler temperatures or just the daily routine, some of the South's finest resorts offer "blowout to bargain" sun-splashed romantic, family or buddy winter getaways now through Feb. 28, 2007.*
Drawn to the glitz of South Beach, picture-perfect couples experience the life of stars like "Brangelina" with the "Simply South Beach" two-night stay at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, starting at $12,500/couple. It incorporates accommodations in the two-story, oceanfront Presidential Suite and a Ferrari for touring plus a personal cabana beach butler and exclusive jewelry private showings. Call (877) 604-1601 or visit http://www.loewshotels.com.
The only true luxury boutique resort on the Gulf of Mexico, LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, offers the "Warmth in Winter" rate starting at $509/night for beachfront accommodations. Couples indulge in the simplicity of sweeping white sands and private cabanas along cascading-falls pools and gather around the waterside fire-pit after sophisticated shopping on Fifth Avenue South. Call (800) 237-6883 or visit http://www.laplayaresort.com.
Don CeSar Beach Resort, A Loews Hotel invites guests to enjoy the "Sandy Winter Wonderland Package" starting at $369/night. From a pampering Peppermint Pedicure to a breakfast feast and a keepsake ornament of the Pink Palace, couples cavort in St. Pete Beach at the only historic resort on the Gulf of Mexico. Call (800) 282-1116 or visit http://www.doncesar.com.
The only hip, luxury, boutique resort along Florida's entire Atlantic coast north of South Beach -- The Shores Resort & Spa -- brings lovebirds together for a romantic Daytona Beach getaway with "Smooches and S'mores" starting at $219/night. Whether sun-bathing and sea-splashing on the miles of iconic Atlantic coastline or getting sticky together with s'mores around the cozy, ocean-front fire pit for two, the spirited resort is playful, yet provocative. Call (866) 934-SHORES or visit http://www.shoresresort.com.
Nickelodeon Family Suites, Orlando -- the ONLY place that guests can eat pancakes with SpongeBob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer and the Fairly Odd Parents -- offers holiday shoppers the opportunity for "Stress-Free Shopping" starting at $319/night through Jan. 1, 2007.* Parents indulge at The Mall at Millenia while kids are entertained at "Nick after Dark." Together families spend resort time at the Candy Cane Stroll, "SpongeBob's Christmas Wish" and Holiday Karaoke. Call (877) 387-5437, mention code IDOTHMAL.
The "Ultimate Driving Experience" four-person packaged "mancation" at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate starts at $1,150/person including a two-bedroom Golf Suite Villa for two nights to experience the thrill of a NASCAR-style race at the Richard Petty Driving Experience track, foursome golf on a Greg Norman-designed course, personalized Callaway Club fittings and a concierge to send flowers to the many women they've 'left behind.' Call (800) THE-OMNI or visit http://www.omniorlandoresort.com.
A favored Georgia icon and Callaway family legacy for five decades only an hour southwest of Atlanta, Callaway Gardens features 13,000 acres of azalea-soaked countryside, tree-lined paths with serpentine bridges, meandering creeks and butterfly habitats, inspiring an appreciation for the "simple things in life." Set to become the "Broadmoor of the South," the new upscale 150-room Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens, opening February 2007, is accented with crackling fireplaces and oak canopied hammocks inviting guests to "sit a spell" in Southern tranquility. Rates start at $169/night. Call (800) CALLAWAY or visit http://www.callawaygardens.com
Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino - a classic Dutch Caribbean resort with a passion to engage the senses - presents "Sense of Discovery" for $399/night, ranging from active excursions swimming alongside dolphins and snorkeling world-famous dives sites to romantic diversions with private palapa dinners and a "message in a bottle" sunset tradition. Call 888-PARADISE or visit http://www.curacaomarriott.com, request PK9.
Revealing stunning views of emerald landscapes and turquoise seascapes from an ocean side cliff, the newly renovated Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas offers a "Pass By That Passport" all-inclusive plan (AIP) as low as $414/night for two. Passport-free, as the only U.S. destination in the Caribbean, guests enjoy the "Best Spa Resort in the USVI" and complimentary "Grotto Grove" kids klub. Call (340) 777-7100 or visit http://www.wyndhamsugarbayresort.com.
ALICE BONN/KERRY ANNE WATSON
THE ZIMMERMAN AGENCY • 850.668.2222
# # #