August Travel Deals

Enjoy summer fun at the beach, on the links, or in the city with these exclusive reader offers.

By: Alice Shapin

Bermuda High

Where: Rosewood Tucker’s Point, Bermuda; 888-767-3966.

What’s special: This 88-room boutique hotel offers serene sophistication at water’s edge plus amenities galore: four pools, a spa, a fitness center, a world-class golf course, tennis, a dive-and-watersports center, and Bermuda’s largest private beach. On the property, you can rent scooters and bicycles to get around the island. Rosebuds, the children’s program for ages 4 through 12, features tennis lessons, a golf clinic, and cooking classes. The Tucker’s Point golf course provides breathtaking views of the water, and guests also have access to the Mid Ocean course, ranked among the world’s top 100.

The deal: With the More Rosewood package, guests can stay three nights and get a fourth free. Rates start at $720 a night. Washingtonian readers also receive a free round of golf for two, a $430 value. Use the booking code WASRW.

When: Valid through November 2012.


Bahama Mama

Where: Grand Lucayan, Bahamas; 855-582-2926.

What’s special: An easy, direct flight away, this property has rooms with an island, marina, or ocean view. The resort offers a white-sand beach, three pools, a spa, a fitness center, horseback riding, tennis, golf, and watersports including boating, jet-skiing, kiteboarding, and parasailing. Island activities include swimming with dolphins and exploring Gold Rock Beach at Lucayan National Park. Just steps from the resort is the Treasure Bay Casino, where you can try your luck.

The deal: The Summer Safari special offers rates starting at $119 per room, a 50 percent savings. Washingtonian readers also receive a free buffet breakfast for two daily at Willy Broadleaf, a $27 savings daily. The rate code for the deal is RTWAS; the direct booking link is here.

When: Book by August 20 for travel through September 1, 2012.


New York Way of Life

Where: St. Giles Hotel New York—the Court, New York, New York; 212-685-1100.

What’s special: Located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of New York City, this hotel offers a quiet setting that’s walking distance to the Empire State Building, the theater district, Grand Central Terminal, Fifth Avenue shops, and an array of restaurants. The St. Giles features luxurious linens, free wi-fi, and a bar.

The deal: The Summer Suite Special offers 10 percent off the best available rate on a two-night stay, 15 percent off for a three nights, or 20 percent off for four nights or more. Washingtonian readers also receive complimentary continental breakfast for two (juice, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, bagels, pastries, coffee, and tea) each day in the hotel’s Icon restaurant, a $30 value. This special is available only on a suite; rates start at $219 a night before the discount. To book, e-mail christopherj@stgilesnewyork.com.

When: Valid August through September 3, 2012.


Driving the Links

Where: Westfields Golf Club, Clifton, Virginia; 703-631-3300.

What’s special: A Fred Couples-designed golf course, Westfields is carved through natural wetlands, rolling hills, and majestic beech and oak trees. A big plus is that no homes line the links.

The deal: Washingtonian readers receive $20 off full-price green fees Monday through Thursday ($89 before discount), Friday ($109), and after noon on Saturday and Sunday ($109). The special doesn’t apply to twilight tee times and can’t be combined with any other offers.

When: Valid in August 2012.