Vacationist: Costa Rica + Thailand + San Diego
As we type, fluffy snow is falling on the streets of New York City—it's no wonder we editors are highlighting special offers from three warm-weather hotels this week! Read on for more on a beachfront hideaway in Costa Rica (pictured right), a palm-strewn resort on a Thai island, and a West Coast seaside retreat tucked amid meandering lagoons.
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Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suites (above) - up to 24% off
Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
This beachfront resort has everything you'd expect from a Caribbean-style getaway: a huge swim-up bar, candlelit tables under palm trees, thatched palapa roofs, rooms with ceiling fans and pastel-hued walls, and of course a sandy swimming beach. But it's the little Costa Rican influences that make this tucked-away hotel special... (Sale ends in 5 days.)
Outrigger Koh Samui - up to 67% off
Koh Samui, Thailand
The 81-suite and villa Outrigger Resort and Spa is located on the Koh Samui island's Bophut Bay, a laid-back stretch of sand 20 minutes from the island's major city, Chaweng, and 10 minutes from Koh Samui International Airport. Accommodations are spread throughout the property—some are beachfront while others are tucked away in the resort's lush gardens—and all have wood-paneled ceilings and four-poster beds.... (Sale ends in 5 days.)
Paradise Point Resort & Spa - up to 48% off
San Diego, CA
Fresh off an $8 million renovation, Paradise Point offers travelers a getaway on a private island—though it's conveniently only minutes from downtown San Diego and is adjacent to SeaWorld. The California beach bungalow-style guest rooms are set amid lush tropical gardens and meandering lagoons... (Sale ends in 6 days.)
Photos courtesy of Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Hotel & Suite; Outrigger Koh Samui; Paradise Point Resort & Spa