Sitting less than 25 miles north of Miami, Fort Lauderdale has made a name for itself with an intricate canal system, miles of white sand beaches, and a booming nightlife. Right now, the Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale and Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel are offering extended summer specials for ShermansTravel.com readers, allowing guests to relax on the sandy shoreline without breaking the bank. Now through October 15, rates start at $105 per night at the Sheraton, a 45 percent savings, and $115 per night at the Westin, a 60 percent savings. Both resorts are also offering valet parking for $10, a $15 nightly discount.
With little seasonal variation, you can count on a sunny, carefree vacation in Fort Lauderdale. Both resorts have undergone extensive renovations and now feature beachfront access, exquisite dining options, and a palm-lined pool deck. At the Westin, take advantage of the new Heavenly Spa by Westin, where they offer an extensive menu of revitalizing treatments, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, and comfortable locker rooms. The new nautical design of the Sheraton is inviting for families, with on-site dining options including the iconic Wreck Bar showcasing porthole views into a swimming pool, where guests may witness a mermaid sighting.