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splashhouseThe summer months are approaching, which means it’s time to soak up some fun in the sun. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of hot travel deals in some hot places…literally! Whether it is Palm Springs, Scottsdale, or Honolulu, there are deals out there for all sorts of hot spots. Keep reading to find the best deal for your sunny getaway.

Fun in the California Sun

Splash House is a weekend pool and music festival at three of the hottest poolside venues in Palm Springs. You must be 21 or over to attend, and guests can take nonstop shuttles between the different pool-stages to watch some of the world’s leading DJs. The hotels hosting the even are the Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club, the Hard Rock Hotel, and The Saguaro hotel. The festival is held from June 13 to June 16 and includes a two-night package that starts at $231 per person. General tickets begin at $85.

miraval 2Save Through the Summer in Arizona

Right now, Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona is having a five-day sale on its lowest rates of the year. If you book by this Sunday, May 11, you can save on travel from May 15 through September 15. The package includes a $150 nightly resort credit per person to spend on select services of your choice. Upon arrival, each guest will receive a Miraval tote bag and reusable water canteen. Guests will be able to participate in the regularly scheduled self-discovery activities each day, have access to the fitness center, and can enjoy the all-new Life and Balance Spa. There will also be complimentary shuttle transfers from Tucson International Airport for those flying in or complimentary valet parking for those who drive. Rates begin at $349, and this deal must be booked by May 11. For more information or to book, click here.

hawaiiTake a Tropical Getaway

If you want to get away to Honolulu, Hawaii this season, the Aston Kaanapali Shores on Maui is offering a deal where guests can stay two nights and get a third night free. This offer is valid May 1 through June 4 and August 18 through December 18. With each booking, guests will also receive a special added bonus of $50 in Beach Club Dollars for stays in a one bedroom suite or $100 for guests who stay in a two-bedroom suite. The resort offers family-style dining with Pacific Rim specialities including spicy tiger shrimp scampi, roast prime rib rubbed with Hawaiian sea salt, and grilled opakapaka (pink snapper). For more information or to book now, click here.

somersetSpicy Deals in the Caribbean

The award-winning Somerset on Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos has a deal called The Summer Savings Offer. Running now through September 1, the deals include a variety of activities. Guests can receive two tree nights on a seven-night stay, free water sports lessons and usage for each guest, free dinner at the resort’s popular Beach BBQ every Tuesday night, and a complimentary Continental breakfast. The Summer Savings Offer is available in any of the resort’s villa accommodations from a one bedroom accommodation to a five-day accommodation. To book now, click here.

kierland-resortSweltering Deals in Scottsdale 

Things are heating up in Scottsdale and it’s not just the temperature. For fun with the family, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa offers package May 26 through September 1. The resort will offer guests a buy one, get one Kierland FlowRider session, an Aloha Package welcome amenity, $50 food and beverage credit, and rates from $149 per night. This resort has its own Adventure Water Park with a boardsport simulator that combines the thrills of surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding into flowboarding. If guests book a stay through July 4, expect to enjoy a patriotic 3-D PaintScaping Lightshow nightly. To book your stay or get more information, click here.

ameliaWarm Up on Amelia Island

Starting May 1, Amelia Island in Florida is running its Great Summer Sale. This means that for 10 days, 11 of Amelia Island’s  award-winning accommodations are all offering 15 percent discounts. While the sale lasts for 10 days, those 10 days are to make your reservations. The 15 percent discount applies to travel booked anytime between May 1 and September 1, which gives you the whole summer to take advantage of this package. Click here to book and take a look at all 11 hotels offering this hot deal right now.

Visit Museums in Las Vegas 

In honor of National Museum Month, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas created a Grand Museum package for the month of May. The package includes a Deluxe Room for two, two tickets to The Mob Museum: the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, as well as a choice of two tickets to The Neon Museum or the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Rates begin at $93 per night for a two-night minimum. For more information or to book, click here.

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