Fall getaways abound
Summer may soon be over, but that doesn’t mean vacation time will end. Fall is a great (and often cheaper) time to take a break from the daily routine.
If you plan to travel to the Caribbean, remember that hurricane season can last through November, so check weather forecasts in advance.Here are some recommended fall getaway deals: The Bahamas
Spend some time in paradise, with Atlantis Paradise Island resort’s Last Days of Summer savings package, starting at $299 per adult for a four-day, three-night stay (children younger than 11 stay free). The package is available Aug. 24-Dec. 16.
Guests have access to beaches, waterslides, river rides and pools. Atlantis is also home to the world’s largest open-air marine habitat. Book by Aug. 31. Puerto Rico
Are you a Facebook aficionado in need of a vacation? Puerto Rico’s Wyndham Rio Mar resort is offering an exclusive $119 per-night rate for Facebook fans through the end of September. The resort has two world-class golf courses, a spa, a fitness center, an international tennis center, two beachfront pools and a water sports and diving center. To apply for the special, guests must be fans of Rio Mar on Facebook prior to booking (go to facebook.com/wyndhamriomar). Book by Aug. 31.
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Ka’anapali Beach Hotel on Maui has special fall rates starting at $143 per night, valid Aug. 21-Dec. 22. Guests have access to complimentary daily classes and nightly hula shows. Classes include hula-dancing, lei and ti leaf skirt making, lau leaf printing and lauhala weaving. Guests are also invited to the hotel’s Ohana Welcome Breakfast on their first day.
Spend fall in the sun at Biras Creek Resort on Virgin Gorda. With a stay of five nights you will receive two nights free plus a $100 beverage credit. The offer is applicable for the Ocean Suites, each with a balcony and ocean view. The $700 nightly rate includes meals, activities and accommodations for two. Activities include using Boston whaler dinghies, windsurfing and snorkeling equipment. Offer is valid through Dec. 17 (including Thanksgiving). The resort is closed Aug. 25-Oct. 19 due to hurricane season.