Published on February 12th, 2016 | by Mark Chesnut0
TRAVEL DEALS: 20% Off Chile Ski Packages, 10% Off Brazil Gay Surf Vacations
Exciting sports and physical prowess are in focus for this week’s top Latin America travel deals, which include early bird specials with a 20 percent discount on ski vacations in Chile (remember, our summer is their winter), 10 percent off LGBT surf vacations in Brazil and a new sunset cruise package at Las Brisas Acapulco that offers an elegant and scenic way to view the legendary Acapulco cliff divers. Read on for details.
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The Deal: Early bird ski deals
What Makes It Cool: It’s almost ski season in South America, and this Chile ski resort has extended its early bird deals, with 20 percent off condo apartment rentals in the Valle Condores building; prices start at $239 for a two-person apartment, per night. You can also get 35 percent off hotels for a three-night minimum stay.
Valid for Travel: Book by February 15, 2016; for hotel stays, discounts are valid for travel June 24-July 8, 2016.
Info & Reservations: www.vallenevado.com
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GaySurfers.net and Brazil EcoJourneys
Santa Catarina, Brazil
The Deal: 10% discount on gay surf trip
What Makes It Cool: GaySurfers.net, an Australian surf vacation company, and Brazil Ecojourneys have teamed up to offer a surf trip for LGBT surfers from April 30 to May 7, 2016 in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
They’ve recently lowered prices as follows:
• Single room: $1,329.30
• Twin room: $1,098.90
• Double room: $971.10
The package includes the following:
• Transfers starting and ending at Florianopolis airport
• 2 nights accommodation at a townhouse (shared house with private ensuite rooms) in Praia Mole, Florianopolis, with breakfast
• 5 nights accommodation at the Pousada Casa do Ceo in Praia do Rosa (private ensuite rooms) with breakfast
• 4 days of Surf Camp with Capitão David School in Praia do Rosa.
• Services of surf coach Capitão David, who will teach surfers at various levels of experience.
• 2-night stay in Florianopolis.
Valid for Travel: April 30-May 7, 2016.
Info & Reservations: http://www.gaysurfers.net/2015/10/gaysurfbrazil-lgbt-surf-camp-2016/
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Las Brisas Acapulco
The Deal: Sunset Cruise package
What Makes It Cool: Las Brisas Acapulco, a 40-acre Mexico resort on the Pacific coast, is offering customers an opportunity to book a new sunset cruise to see the legendary La Quebrada Cliff Divers. Guests can charter a 39-foot luxury catamaran for four hours during the afternoon, which will sail through Acapulco Bay, stopping to see the famous La Quebrada Cliff Divers. On board the boat, visitors enjoy appetizers and cocktails as they sail through the Bay and park for the show. After La Quebrada, the sunset cruise takes passengers back to the resort to enjoy a delicious dinner at Bellavista restaurant. Rates begin at $313 per night, and a private sunset cruise to see the La Quebrada Cliff Divers starts at $1,300. There is a special package available for $2,550 that includes three nights stay in a private pool casita, complete with continental breakfast and one romantic dinner in the room terrace for two per plus a four-hour yacht trip to see the La Quebrada Cliff Divers with soft drinks. Surcharge for premium bar will apply.
Valid for Travel: No expiration date announced.
Info & Reservations: https://www.brisas.com.mx/hotels/acapulco