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August Travel Deals

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

Mention The Washingtonian when booking at the Rosewood Tucker’s Point and get a round of golf for two for free. Photograph courtesy of the resort.

Bermuda High

Where: Rosewood Tucker’s Point, Bermuda;

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

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


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

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.