2019 Fall Specials at Caribbean Resorts

Making the most of low season rates


Somewhere between a summer vacation and a winter escape, there’s a travel season that, at times, goes unnoticed. Fall getaways are a good excuse to put off house chores and seasonal cleaning to enjoy a last-minute Caribbean trip before the crowds and higher rates roll in. Here are five properties with savings for the seasoned traveler.

The Reefs Resort & Club, Bermuda

This South Shore gem is bursting with old-world charm dating back to 1947. Sitting cliffside overlooking the pink sands and turquoise sea, all rooms face west allowing for mesmerizing sunsets. Guests are met with a rum swizzle and the resort’s warm staff. There are three restaurants to choose from that offer island favorites like Bermuda fish chowder with black rum and plenty of Dark ‘n Stormy cocktails. The Hot Fall rates deliver rooms as low as $295.00 per night and there are a limited number available. Book and travel by November 30, 2019. For more information: https://www.thereefs.com/specials- packages https://www.thereefs.com/

Bermuda The Reefs

After some pool time, guests at The Reefs Resort & Club find more active pursuits beachside where complimentary paddleboards, kayaks and snorkeling equipment await. Photo: The Reefs Resort & Club

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Dominican Republic

This ultra-elegant 7,000-acre resort community on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic offers white sand beaches, fine culinary experiences and many options for active lifestyles. Guests can enjoy water sports, play three of the Caribbean’s most storied golf courses, or simply relax in the world-class spa. The Biggest Winter Sale offers rates starting at $299.00 per room and $1,199.00 per villa per night for a 3 to a 5-bedroom villa. The offer includes a complimentary four-passenger golf cart for use through the stay, unlimited use of fitness center and more. Reservations must be made by October 21, 2019, for travel between January 5 and April 30, 2020. For details visit: https://www.casadecampo.com.do/vacation-packages- offers/winter-sale/

Dominican Republic Casa De Campo

Casa de Campo’s lobby entrance provides an elegant entryway to the Dominican Republic’s 50-year-old vacation complex where guests stay in resort rooms and sprawling villas. Photo: Casa de Campo

Bay Gardens Resorts, St. Lucia

Bay Gardens Resorts is a group of locally owned hotels in and around the popular Rodney Bay Village. Visitors are drawn to the area’s shops, galleries, bars and restaurants that line both sides of the street. Pigeon Island, Gros Islet and the calm waters at Reduit Beach round out the offerings. The Bay Gardens Resorts collection of four properties caters to families as well as honeymooners. The flagship property, Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa sits beachfront on Reduit Beach. The three additional properties include Bay Gardens Inn, a small boutique hotel, Bay Gardens Hotel located in the center of the village and the Bay Gardens Marina Haven Hotel adjacent to Rodney Bay Marina. The fall season offerings include the Creole Heritage package at all four properties with 55% off rooms. Book by October 25, 2019, and travel the month of October. For details: https://www.baygardensresorts.com/specials

St. Lucia Bay Gardens

Bay Gardens Hotel, one of four properties in the group offers island-inspired rooms and suites with private balconies and views of lush gardens. Photo: Bay Gardens Resorts

Curtain Bluff, Antigua

This tried and true Caribbean favorite has been around since the Sixties, remodeled and updated over the years but always retaining the laid-back glamour of the times. Caribbean culture abounds in atmosphere and cuisine. Rooms all have beach views and hammocks and the all- inclusive model is elevated with snorkeling trips, scuba diving, windsurfing and waterskiing. Curtain Bluff’s Fall Escape boasts a carefree vacation where everything is included. Save 20% on the total booking. Reserve a minimum of five nights for travel from October 26 through December 17, 2019, to be booked by November 1, 2019. Visit: http://curtainbluff.com/rates/curtain-bluff-hotel- special-travel-packages/

Curtain Bluff Beach Antigua

Curtain Bluff sits on 20 acres on the southern tip of Antigua with views overlooking the Caribbean Sea. In addition to watersports, there is tennis, squash, bocce and shuffleboard for guests to enjoy. Photo: Curtain Bluff

The Sands at Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos

This condo-style resort offers one to three-bedroom spaces perfect for groups and families. Set on 12 miles of white sand ideal for long walks and turquoise blue waters perfect for exploring with the resort’s complimentary kayaks and snorkeling gear. Three pools, a spa, hammocks strung among a coconut grove and an open-air restaurant round out the offerings. Save 15% on one-bedroom and larger for travel from August 1 to December 18, 2019. Booking window lasts until December 18, 2019; use Promo Code 15OFF2019. Visit: https://www.thesandstc.com/rates-and- reservations/current-specials/

Turks And Caicos Sands Grace Bay

The Sands at Grace Bay is a cluster of six three-story buildings with lush gardens surrounding the courtyards and three free-form pools connected via canals featuring small grottoes and a cascading waterfall. Photo: The Sands