Looking for some good end-of-summer destinations with the family?
Here are some of my Southeast and Caribbean favorites that have attractive deals:
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ponte Vedra, Fla.)
The AAA Five Diamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Northeast Florida has an End of Summer Sports Special. Guests booking the package receive luxury accommodations for two, unlimited golf on the Lagoon and Ocean courses, unlimited tennis on the resort’s 15 Har-Tru Hydro tennis courts, and a daily one-hour rental of either a kayak or two beach cruisers. Guests also have access to The Spa, and can lounge near oceanfront adult and family-friendly pools, enjoy gourmet and casual beachfront dining, or stroll along miles of wide, uninterrupted oceanfront while searching for a sand-buried sharks’ tooth. The End of Summer Sports Special starts at $249 per night and is valid for travel through Sept. 30. Golf cart fees not included.
Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Guests booking a three-night stay at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in South Palm Beach County through Sept. 30, are automatically gifted a $100 resort credit to use throughout their stay. Guests can apply their credit for a spa treatment at the Waldorf Astoria Spa, dining at any of the resorts 13 food and beverage outlets, water sport rentals, exclusive Sea Level experience on the property’s half-mile stretch of private beach, tennis, golf and more. Additionally, families may also enjoy the property’s Kids Eat Free promotion, valid through Sept. 30. Nightly rates start from $199 per night.
South Seas Island Resort (Captiva Island, Fla.)
South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is offering fall travelers a $100 resort credit and daily breakfast for two with its “Fall Getaway” package, available for travel from Aug. 14 through Dec. 15, 2016. Also included in the package, guests receive the resort’s coupon booklet with more than $250 in savings on resort outlets including rounds of golf, watersports, spa services, dining, shopping and more. A 330-acre destination beach resort and wildlife preserve, South Seas Island Resort provides the ultimate setting for an early fall getaway with two and a half miles of white-sand beaches, guided shelling walks with the resort’s new Shelling Concierge, indoor and outdoor yoga classes, sailing lessons for couples and groups, nature photography classes and more. Package rates start from $169 per night, based on a two-night minimum stay.
El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, Waldorf Astoria Resorts (Fajardo, Puerto Rico)
El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Puerto Rico, is introducing new vacation savings packages for couples and families. With savings up to 40 percent, the “Soar into Savings” package for couples includes a $200 air credit (one credit per room) and $150 resort credit, while the “Family Escape” package for families offers free meals for kids under the age of 12 at participating restaurants, daily breakfast buffet for four (two adults and two kids), and a $150 resort credit. Guests are able to use their resort credit towards a variety of on-property activities, including golf, Waldorf Astoria Spa, watersports, on property Coqui Water Park and more. Rates for packages start from $189 per night at El Conquistador Resort and $219 per night at Las Casitas Village, based on a three-night minimum stay. Valid for travel from Aug. 1 through Dec. 22, must book by Nov. 30.