Gabe Sagile from Travelzoo talked about five beaches you can visit for under $600.
St. Lucia: blu Hotel
• Secluded beach resort located on Reduit Beach on the northwestern shores of St. Lucia
• Property features 2 pools, tennis courts and a spa, and t’s close to the nightlife and restaurants of popular Rodney Bay
• The island's main attractions include the Pitons, two UNESCO World Heritage-listed mountains near Soufrière Bay, and Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens -- both an hour and a half from the hotel
o $375 for 5-night stay (75% off) w/2 60-minute massages and $50 dining credit
Travel thru Dec. 19
The Hamptons: Baron’s Cove, Sag Harbor
• Deluxe waterfront inn w/a 50-year history that was reopened in 2015 after a 2-year renovation
• Sag Harbor is a laid-back former whaling port on the Shelter Island Sound w/a lively 19th-century Main St.
• Complimentary parking, plus beach shuttle, chairs, umbrellas and towels
o $299-$399/nt. (reg. $779)
Travel weekdays thru Sep.
The Jersey Shore: The Bentley Inn, Bay Head, NJ
• Cozy B&B located a block from the beach (a 90-minute drive from NYC and 2 hours via NJ Transit)
• The Point Pleasant Boardwalk is a 5-minute drive away
• Many people call laid back Bay Head the Hamptons of the Jersey Shore
o $159/nt. (40% off)
Travel thru Aug. rate drops to $109 Sep-Oct.
Puerto Rico: Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa
(video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1nv-HEqPPg)
• Lush, 500-acre oceanfront resort located in NE Puerto Rico, 12 minutes from the El Yunque Rainforest
• Resort is on a mile-long private beach and has 2 pools: one for adults only & one for kids w/ waterslide
• Property has 2 golf courses, 7 restaurants, a 13-court tennis center, a deluxe spa and 7000-sq.ft. casino
o $397 for 4-night stay (55% off)
Travel thru Dec.
Bermuda: Fairmont Southampton
(video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQflQGsHO4o)
• Ritzy AAA 4-Diamond resort set on the soft pink sand beaches of Bermuda
• Resort has a private beach club, championship golf course and the 31,000-square-foot Willow Stream Spa
• Resort’s 8 restaurants including a AAA 4-Diamond steakhouse set dockside in a traditional Bermuda cottage
o $199/nt. (40% off)
Mexico: St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Punta Mita
(video link: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/stregis/property/videos/index.html?propertyID=1734)
• Super luxurious AAA 5-Diamond resort consistently rated one of the top in the world!
• Rooms are spacious – 600 sq.ft.+ – w/pillow menus, floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor showers
• The resort boasts exquisite butler service, a 10,000-square-foot spa, two par-72, championship 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, a powder white sand beach and 3 deluxe pools
o $999 for 3-night stay ($1055 off) w/gourmet breakfast daily
Travel thru Nov. 2