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Sweet Deal: Save 40% on 5-Star Palm Beach, Florida Hotel

The hotel: Ranked #1 on Tripadvisor, the 5-Star The Breakers is one of America’s legendary resort destinations. The 503-room, Italian Renaissance-style hotel resides on 56 hectares of oceanfront property. With the commitment of its original ownership and spend of $250 million over the past decade, the hotel has undertaken ongoing revitalization and enhancement of its multi-faceted amenities, the dramatic transformation of shoreline into a luxurious beachfront experience.

The resort’s timeless atmosphere has been renewed in a style of residential elegance, from its magnificent interiors to its artfully designed landscape. Highly personalized service indulges couples on a romantic getaway as much as it energizes multi-generational travelers with a family-minded philosophy. Features include an array of on-site boutiques – all wholly owned and managed by the resort – and bar areas.

Get this deal: With rates as low as $178/night, you save up to 40% at the 5-Star The Breakers Hotel in the months of June, July and August, 2010!

The location: Palm Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison Flagler, also famous and known as a key figure in the development of the eastern coast of Florida along the Atlantic Coast. The center of the community was established by Flagler’s two luxury resort hotels, one of which is the 5-Star The Breakers Hotel, commonly listed as one of the key places to visit while vacationing in Palm Beach. Other points of interest include Worth Avenue, Four Arts Gardens, White Hall the Flagler Museum and Mar-A-Lago.

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Sweet Deal: 4-Star Grand Beach Hotel Miami from $132/night

The hotel: Located on the ocean in spectacular Miami Beach, with every room a well appointed suite – spacious, gracious with luxurious amenities, state of the art technology and every convenience you could ask or. Once away from your suite, you discover all the comforts that make a getaway like this so appealing – the pools, exquisite dining, distractions for the mind and more.

What makes it even more attractive is that you enjoy all this luxury and comfort for far less than at any other hotel in the area. It’s all yours at the Grand Beach Hotel, the ideal choice for a vacation or business trip.

Get This Deal: Right now, 1800HOTELS has an exclusive deal on the 4-Star Grand Beach Hotel with rates as low as $132 per night on stays of two nights or more through July.

The Location: The Grand Beach Hotel is situated in the center of everything that makes Miami Beach so appealing. Every suite features panoramic vistas of the sparkling Atlantic ocean or the sun-capped bay, with over 200 feet of welcoming oceanfront white sand beaches stretching into the distance.

The Grand Beach Hotel is on the doorstep of South Beach – a playground for the adventurous and world renowned destination for shopping, recreation, fine dining and entertainment, day or night. Golf, the Everglades and much more are close at hand. In fact, no other hotel in the area offers so much at such an affordable price. The difference is made all the more remarkable the moment you open the door to your suite.

Don’t miss this exclusive summer rate on one of Miami’s top hotels, that is ranked #11 in Miami hotels by TripAdvisor!


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Algarve, Portugal: From Fine Dining and Hotels to Beautiful Beaches and Relaxation, Part II

Day two had us heading West towards Carvoeiro a small resort where we visited 4-Star Rocha Brava, a large complex ranging from studio to 3 bedroom apartments. This property has multiple tennis courts and a good range of entertainment, making this a family friendly vacation spot.

Heading 20 minutes West across the coast we reached what is considered the hub of Algarve, namely Albufeira. Upon arriving in Albufeira it’s easy to see recognize its popularity with its mixture of the Old and New Town, little coves and beaches, great nightlife and restaurants and not to mention a large selection of hotels.

Rocha Brava, AlgarveIt’s no surprise that our first visit is to one of the most popular hotels here, the 4-StarParaiso de Albufeira. With the hotel’s extent of facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, spa, gym, kids club, large disco, 3 restaurants and an 18 hole mini golf, you needn’t leave the hotel, however it would be a shame not to take advantage of the hotel’s great proximity between the beaches and Old and New Town area.

Real Bellavista Hotel and Spa, AlgarveIf pampering is your calling, Albufeira has the Spas covered: the 4-Star Vila Gale Cerro Alagoda, 4-Star Real Bellavista Hotel and Spa and 4-Star Tropical Sol Apartments offer some fantastic Spa treatments and boast great central location.

The last day in the Algarve had us visiting Vilamoura, an ever increasingly popular part of the Algarve with the scenic Marina lined with shops and bars, large selection of golf courses (however you do need a handicap certificate to play on most) and the town center where you will find even more nightclubs and you can try your luck in the Casino.

For 5-Star luxury look no further than the Tivoli Victoria that has one of the best golf courses situated on-site and all the amenities and luxury you would expect. Vilamoura also offers many affordable, budget friendly options, e.g. the 3-Star Old Village Apartments, a great option for families and groups alike.

Upon leaving the Algarve it is easy to see why European tourists are flocking to this destination, with a great range of properties catering to all tastes and circumstance, more sun year round than California, that wonderful Mediterranean atmosphere, incredible sandy beaches and a unique blend of the Old and New.

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