PHILIPSBURG (Jan. 3, 2012) - Travelers looking to warm up with sun and sand this winter are afforded discounted deals and added incentives when heading to the island of St. Maarten. Some of the hottest resorts including Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino and Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino, Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, Coral Beach Club and Divi Little Bay Beach Resort are offering reduced rates, packages and value to bring vacationers to the "Friendly Island."
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino are offering travelers 35% off rates and free breakfast daily through the "Hot Winter Sale." This offer is valid on new reservations made by March 28, 2012 for travel through March 31, 2012. Reduced rates start at $123 at Great Bay and $140 at Maho, per room, per night, based on double occupancy on an Oceanview or higher room category. Additional information can be found by visiting, www.sonesta.com/mahobeach or www.sonesta.com/greatbay.
The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa is offering a free night (when booking a minimum of six nights), daily breakfast for two and a complimentary room upgrade (based on availability at check-in) through the "Sunsational Savings 2012" promotion. This offer is valid when staying seven nights on new reservations booked by Dec. 11, 2012 for travel through Dec. 18, 2012. Rates start at $360 per room, per night, based on double occupancy. For more information, visit www.westin.com.
Enjoy 20% off rates when booking five nights at Coral Beach Club through the "Escape the Winter Luxury Promotion." Guests booking at the resort will be afforded reduced rates starting at $520 per room, per night, based on double occupancy. This offer is valid on new reservations for travel Jan. 7 - April 14, 2012. For more information, visit www.coralbeach-club.com.
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort offers a five-night "Romance Package" priced from $1,445 per couple, including one-bedroom, oceanfront accommodations', daily breakfast, beachside candlelit dinner, couples massage at Indulgence by the Sea Spa (onsite); chilled bottle of champagne in a souvenir ice bucket; two champagne flutes; and chocolate covered tropical fruits. This offer is valid on new reservations made by Dec. 23, 2012 for travel Jan. 1 - Dec. 23, 2012. For additional information, visit www.divilittlebay.com.
A complete list of hotels and resorts in St. Maarten, as well as a guide to the island, including where to dine, island activities and general information, can be found by visiting www.VacationStMaarten.com.
St. Maarten is the smallest island in the world to be shared by two nations, Kingdom of the Netherlands and France, creating a European-influenced vibe with a Caribbean flair. As "the culinary capital of the Caribbean," St. Maarten offers an eclectic array of cuisine fusion for food lovers with more than 365 restaurants, one for each day of the year to satisfy the tastes of every palate and pocketbook.
Located at the northern end of the Lesser Antilles, the island's 37 square miles has 37 breathtaking beaches and is home to many historical and family-oriented attractions. During the day, watersport enthusiasts can take full advantage of the island's scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The capital of Philipsburg offers duty-free shopping with a bustling city atmosphere, while 14 casinos and numerous nightclubs provide endless entertainment.
Accommodations are varied and include elegant private villas, family oriented resorts, quaint cottages and luxury spa resorts. Air service is available to Princess Juliana International Airport from numerous U.S. and Canadian cities as well as from Europe, South America and the Caribbean.
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