Published on August 24th, 2017 | by Mark Chesnut
TRAVEL DEALS: 4th Night Free at Hilton Caribbean, Riviera Nayarit Chocolate Festival
This week’s roundup of the best Latin America hotel discounts and travel deals takes us around the region. You can satisfy your sweet tooth at a chocolate festival at the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a family-friendly vacation package in Panama at the Westin Playa Bonita and get a fourth night free — plus a $100 resort credit — at 16 different Hilton hotels around the Caribbean. Now’s the time to plan your autumn vacation!
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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
The Deal: Chocolate Festival
What Makes It Cool: This all-inclusive Mexico beach resort is hosting its first Chocolate Festival in September, inviting guests to savor the exquisite aromas and flavors of the ‘food of the gods’ with a chocolate bar, tastings, interactive workshops, signature menus, spa treatments and more. Guests looking to take relaxation to the next level can do so at the resort’s award-winning SE Spa with themed offerings like the Xocolat Ritual. Made with 100% pure bitter chocolate, this three-step ritual (80 minutes / $198) consists of an exfoliation, facial, body mask, and massage. After the chocolate-infused treatment, each guest is given a unique chocolate drink and amenity specially created by the resort’s executive chef, Claudio Hotter. The festival is part of the resort’s all-inclusive nightly rate. Resort rates start at $319 per person per night, based on double occupancy.
Valid for Travel: September 11-14, 2017
Info & Reservations: http://vallarta.grandvelas.com/
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Westin Playa Bonita
The Deal: Panama for All Ages package
What Makes It Cool: This luxury Panama hotel is offering a package that includes a suite upgrade, a walking tour of the Casco Viejo (Panama City’s historic neighborhood), Gatun Lake tour, Panama Canal excursions and free meals for kids under 12 with purchase of an adult entree. Minimum two rooms required. Rates from $475/night.
Valid for Travel: Through December 15, 2017.
Info & Reservations: www.westinplayabonita.com
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Around the Caribbean
The Deal: Hilton Summer Sale
What Makes It Cool: The Summer may be wrapping up, but the Hilton Summer Sale extends for several months more. You can get $100 resort credits and “fourth night free” offers at 16 Caribbean hotels, including the Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico.
Valid for Travel: Through December 20, 2017.
Info & Reservations: http://www.hiltoncaribbean.com