Ah, the Bahamas. Sun, sand.......and $300 instant savings! Book an air-inclusive minimum six-night stay at any of Nassau Paradise Island's participating hotels, for travel between Jan. 1 and June 19, 2013, to get the savings. You can also get or $200 Instant Savings on a four or five night stay. (Blackout dates are March 7 through April 7, 2013.) I was there in January, and I still have a photo from the trip on the front of my iPhone!
Why go? Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas is beautiful. It has lovely white sand beaches, turquoise blue water (really!) and resorts that range from the ultra-exclusive to family-friendly. It is close -- less than an hour from South Florida and less than three hours from New York City. And it's convenient -- serviced by several non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities.
Participating Nassau Paradise Island hotels with spas include all the super family-friendly Atlantis (which has an incredible water park and lots of different towers, prices and experiences The Cove Atlantis, The Reef Atlantis), and One&Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island. On Naussau, it includes Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort, which has its own private island where you can get spa treatments, and Marley Resort & Paradise Island, a small, intimate property that was once the reggae legend's vacation getaway, and is still owned by the family.
Other hotels participating in the promotion include Best Western Plus Bay View Suites, British Colonial Hilton Nassau, Comfort Suites Paradise Island, Graycliff Hotel, Nassau Palm Hotel, Paradise Harbour Club & Marina, Paradise Island Beach Club, Paradise Island Harbour Resort All Inclusive, Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort & Casino, Sunrise Beach Club & Villas, and Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino. This offer is valid for travel originating in the U.S. and Canada. For more information on these resorts or to book the Instant Savings promotion, visit NassauParadiseIsland.com
Photo by Anitra Brown: Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort's private island, where you can get spa treatments.