Published on March 2nd, 2017 | by Mark Chesnut
TRAVEL DEALS: 4th Night Free at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, $20 3rd Night at Kapawi Amazon Lodge, Free Galapagos Cruise Upgrade
This week’s roundup of the best Latin America travel deals and discounts brings us two great offers from Ecuador, and one from Mexico. In Ecuador, you can choose from a variety of free Galapagos cruise upgrades when you book with Marnella Tours, and you can get a special deal at Kapawi Amazon Lodge that essentially means you pay $20 for your third night. In Mexico, the luxurious Banyan Tree Mayakoba, on the Riviera Maya, is offering a “fourth night free” promotion. Read on for the details.
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Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Riviera Maya, Mexico
The Deal: Night on Us
What Makes It Cool: Book four nights, but pay for three in one of 120 elegantly designed private villas, each with a private pool, at this luxury Mexico beach resort hotel. The package includes:
• a free round of golf at El Camaleon (per person, per stay)
• one free cooking class at the new cooking school – El Pueblito (per person, per stay)
• a $30 spa gift certificate (per person, per stay) to the award-winning spa
• free premium high-speed WiFi
• two bicycles per villa
Rates start at $769, with a 30-percent savings.
Valid for Travel: Through March 31, 2017.
Info & Reservations: www.banyantree.com/en/em-mexico-mayakoba
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The Deal: Choose your free feature on Galapagos cruises
What Makes It Cool: This U.S.-based travel company is offering a special on Galapagos Island cruises in Ecuador, when you book aboard the M/V Galapagos Legend or M/Y Corals. You can choose one of the following three specials:
• Free domestic air to the Galapagos Islands ($450 value)
• Free cabin upgrade
• 10% discount on published cruise rates
Valid for Travel: Book by March 31, 2017, for deals on select departures.
Info & Reservations: www.marnellatours.com
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Kapawi Amazon Ecolodge
The Deal: Book 3 nights, get the last night for $20
What Makes It Cool: This Amazon jungle lodge, located in Ecuador’s eastern region, offering a deal, priced at $1,088 per person for a minimum of two guests in a double-occupancy rule. That means you pay $20 for the third night in your three-night stay. The package includes three nights accommodation, one-night “clamping” in Achuar community (optional), one night in Hotel Quito center, one airport-hotel transfer. Not included is the Shell-Kapawi-Shell airfare, which costs $212, a $35 community fee, and bar and tips.
Valid for Travel: Through March 2017
Info & Reservations: www.kapawi.com