Travel Deals to Cure the Groundhog Blues

In Editor Picks, Travel Deals & Events by LA Travel Magazine

The iconic furry fellow, Punxsutawney Phil, has seen his shadow and that means 6 more weeks of winter. But don’t fret, these warm-weather resorts from Curaçao to Cancun offer some wallet-friendly alternatives to keep you toasty while the chill holds out. They’re better than a sweater, right?

35% OFF AN ALL-INCLUDED ESCAPE

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curaçao

The Deal: 35% discount on this premier Caribbean resort’s All Inclusive Package – from now through April 30th, score a resort view room from $274 per person, per night. The All-Inclusive Package includes:
-Luxurious AAA Four Diamond Room Accommodations
-Breakfast, lunch & dinner in one of the resort’s restaurants
-Unlimited drinks including alcoholic beverages & soda
-Resort guest discounted golf rates
-Complimentary meditation hikes, beach tennis, volleyball & other on-site activities
LIFE’S A BEACH IN SOBE
The Deal: The hotel’s “Life’s A Beach” package starts at $329/night and includes luxury accommodations in a newly redesigned room, two drinks by the pool or beach, two beach chairs, an umbrella rental and Wi-Fi each night of your stay. Guests can hang by one of the infinity-edge pools, bike down Ocean Drive or take a short stroll to the finest dining, shopping and nightlife Miami has to offer. No snow boots needed.
Book at www.marriottstantonsouthbeach.com and use promo code YQ1.
 
MORE IS LESS
The Deal: With Marriott’s “More is Less” offer, guests can save 10-20 percent depending on the length of their stay (and they don’t even have to get our their passports). The offer is available to book now through February 28 and is valid for travel now through March 31, 2014. Rates start at $110 per night; offers vary by property. To view participating properties and book the “More is Less” offer, visit www.sometimesmoreisless.com and enter promotion code D3Q.
THIS IS BETTER THAN A SWEATER
JW & CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resorts
The Deal: The “Better Than a Sweater” package starts at $209 at CasaMagna Marriott and $379 at JW Marriott Cancun, giving guests a $50 resort credit, daily internet and a beach tote complete with everything you need for the ultimate toes-in-the-sand getaway – a manta beach bag, waterproof camera, facial towel, sun block and refreshing gel.
Book at www.casamagnacancun.com or jwmarriottcancun.com and use promo code BK9. Valid for travel from now through April 22, 201