Once late November hits, the sunny state of Florida and all its beaches starts to sound pretty nice, right? From Sarasota on the Gulf of Mexico to South Beach along the Atlantic -- and the Florida Keys, too -- Florida hotels have rolled out quite a few deals that are available for booking on either Friday, November 27 (Black Friday) or Monday, November 30 (Cyber Monday), or in some cases during that entire stretch.
Here are eight deals for the Sunshine State.
From $100: Naples Grande Beach Resort (Naples)
One of the newer properties in southwest Florida, the resort is offering three specials on Cyber Monday that are valid for travel between this December and next. The first puts 100 rooms for $100 up for grabs for an hour starting at 6 a.m. EST., in celebration of the National Parks Service's 100th anniversary. Call 866-701-0865 to reserve. The day's second promotion, "Book the Grande, Get a Grande," is available to book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers two nights in the Grande Suite at a $1,000 discount (normally $3,500 per night), along with $1,000 resort credit. The suite has a master bedroom, dining room, living room, kitchenette, and private balcony. Reservations can be made by calling 239-594-6021. The third special, the Cyber75 promotion, can be booked between November 30 and December 7 to get a $75 nightly resort credit for stays through April 30. Rates are from $239, and can be booked by calling 866-701-0865.
From $127: One Ocean Resort & Spa (Atlantic Beach)
With a spa, restaurant, and beachfront setting, this resort is poised to deliver luxury. Save 25 percent on stays between November 26 and January 31, 2016 when you book deluxe category accommodations online from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. The special also includes free valet parking (normally $27 daily). We found pre-deal rates from $169-$199 throughout December and January, and an additional 25 percent brings it down even further to $127.
From $144: Sandpearl Resort (Clearwater Beach)
Get 40 percent off the best available rates at this beachfront resort by booking on the resort’s website on Cyber Monday and using promo code CYBER15. This is valid for stays between December 2 and February 13, 2016. We found rates of $239 in mid-December -- an additional 40 percent off brings the cost down to $144.
From $159: Waterstone Resort & Marina (Boca Raton)
Overlooking Lake Boca and the Intercoastal Waterway, this posh resort is offering 20 percent off rates if you book on Cyber Monday for stays between May 1 and September 30, 2016. For Memorial Day weekend we found rates from $199 for a room with a king bed and water views, but take an additional 20 percent off and it’s just $159. Use promo code CYB.
From $168: Lido Beach Resort (Sarasota)
While a two-night minimum stay through February 11, 2016 is required to snag this deal that slashes 30 percent off best available rates at this Lido Key resort, the savings are huge. For January 18-20, 2016 stays, rates are normally $239 per night -- meaning you’d pay $478 in total. Under the deal, nightly rates work out to about $168. Book using promo code CYBER15.
From $289: Sense Beach House (Miami Beach)
This swanky South Beach hotel is rolling out a Cyber Monday deal good for stays between December 1 and April 30, 2016. While rates normally start from $339 on weekends in January and February, they’ll drop to $289 for deluxe accommodations with the deal. Book using promo code CYBER.
From $294: The Resort at Longboat Key Club & Resort (Sarasota)
If you can get to Sarasota between now and February 11, 2016, scrape 30 percent off rates at this beachfront resort. A minimum stay of two nights is required and the rooms must be junior suites or larger. We found rates from $419 per night for a junior suite for weekdays in late January. With the deal, it’s brought down to $294 per night. Use promo code CYBER15.
From $350: Cheeca Lodge & Spa (Islamorada)
A two-night stay for a weekend in February typically costs $480 per night but with the Cyber Monday deal, you pay $700 total for two nights (plus a $39 resort fee). The special also includes a $70 resort credit and a $70 credit for dinner for two -- providing an additional $140 in savings to the $260 you’ve already put back in your pocket. The offer is valid for check-ins November 29 to December 19, January 4 to February 4, 2016; and April 17 through December 18, 2016.
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