Bye Bye, Winter Snow — Escape To Warmer Temps

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With a deep freeze gripping much of the Northeast Seaboard it’s safe to say there’s no better time to ditch snowmen for sandcastles and head south to warmer weather.

These six resorts, located in the still balmy Caribbean and Mexico, are offering immediate, affordable escapes for those looking to swap out their snow boots for a bathing suit and avoid other #BombCyclones this Winter season, along with other inclement weather up and down the East Coast.

“Grand Bahama Getaway” at Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan — Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

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Available for booking now through February 28, 2018 with travel through Sept. 1, 2018

  • Save up to 35% on an all-inclusive vacation that includes meals, premium drinks, entertainment and activities
  • Stays Jan. 2 — Jan. 31, 2018 & May 1 — Sept. 1, 2018 — rates start at $172 per person/night
  • Stays Feb. 1 — April 30, 2018 — rates start at $187 per person/night
  • Kids 4 and younger stay for free, ages 5–12 receive 50% off starting rate

*Price is per person, per night and based on double occupancy, island view room

Situated on the sparkling coastline of Grand Bahama Island, Grand Lucayan overlooks a 7.5-acre white-sand beach and sprawling acres of pristine property, mere feet from the calming waters of the Atlantic. Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan is where the island authenticity of the Bahamas meets the ease and affordability of an all-inclusive resort.

Kids Stay Free at Royalton Bavaro — Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Available for booking now with travel through December 22, 2018

  • Save up to 65% on an all-inclusive vacation that includes meals, premium drinks, entertainment and non-motorized water sports
  • Stays now through December 22, 2018 — rates starting at $335
  • Up to 2 kids stay free in select room categories when traveling with 2 paying adults

*Price is per night and based on double occupancy (this can combined with current offers)

Bring your family on an unforgettable getaway to the brand new Royalton Bavaro, situated on Bavaro Beach, recently named one of the best in the world by TripAdvisor®. Home to the ultimate surf machine, FlowRider®, guests can experience the sensation of surfing endless waves, along with enjoying Royalton’s first ever 9-hole mini golf course and a 1,200 ft lazy river.

Winter Redefined at UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya — Quintana Roo, Mexico

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Available for booking now through March 2018, with travel through October 1, 2018.

  • Travelers can beat the cold during the winter season, by booking a vacation to paradise with up to 15% off room rates for travel in early 2018.
  • Standard all-inclusive rates start at $600 based on double occupancy and include unlimited inclusions from all food and drink, to select spa treatments and off-property excursions.

Situated south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico, UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya is an aspirational adults-only all-inclusive hotel for the sophisticated traveler, featuring unlimited inclusions such as select spa and beauty treatments, excursions and three expansive pools. For more information, please visit www.unicohotelrivieramaya.com, and follow UNICO 20˚87˚ on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Seek Adventure at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya — Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

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Available for booking now through March 2018, with travel through January 4 — December 21, 2018.

  • Families can escape to the sunshine with free accommodations for kids
  • Up to two children age 12 and under stay free when sharing a room with one full paying adult; child rates for kids 13–17 when using promo code FKFR18
  • Minimum stay 1 night for travel from January 4, 2018 — December 21, 2018. Valid for up to two children ages 4–12 per room
  • All-inclusive accommodations start at $400 per room per night based on double occupancy (children free with package)

For travelers seeking a luxurious and adventurous winter getaway, check-out the brand-new Woodward Riviera Maya facility at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Opened as of August 2017, it raises the standard of any all-inclusive resort, providing guests the opportunity to participate in a variety of action sports, as well as the one-of-a-kind chance to snowboard and snow ski indoors in the Caribbean. To book a vacation experience at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, visit www.hrhrivieramaya.com.

Rocking’ Getaway at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun — Quintana Roo, Mexico

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Available for booking now through June 1, 2018, with travel through April 8 — June 14, 2018.

  • Guests can book early and stay when reserving a minimum of one night for travel from April 8, 2018 — June 14, 2018 utilizing promo code UEH and save up to 38% per night
  • All-inclusive accommodations starting at $400 per room per night based on double occupancy
  • Promotion must be reported at time of booking

The innovative Hard Rock Hotel Cancun immediately transports guests to an edgy, rock star vibe with all-inclusive amenities that include luxurious accommodations, fine dining, top-shelf drinks, 24-hour room service and live entertainment. Guests relax at expansive infinity pools, lavish beach-side Bali beds, three hydro tubs or at the signature Rock Spa®. To book a stay at the all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, visit www.hrhcancun.com.

Escape to the №11 Resort in Mexico — Mahekal Beach Resort — Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Available for booking now through Jan. 22, 2018 with travel through March 23, 2018

  • Save up to 25% on a three-night stay or longer
  • Rates start at $287/night.

With an artic chill sweeping across the United States, snowbound sufferers are invited to escape the dropping temperatures and head south of the border to Mahekal Beach Resort, the no. 11 resort in Mexico, to enjoy Playa del Carmen’s sweeping, sandy beaches and sunny shoreline. For more information on Mahekal Beach Resort or to make a reservation, visit www.mahekalbeachresort.com or call toll-free 1(877) 235–4452.

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Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought out journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food and more! Based out of NYC.

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