Vacationist: New York + Costa Rica + Sicily
Looking for a room at one of New York City’s buzziest hotels? Look no further than Vacationist, where we offer exclusive deals at the world’s best hotels, including this one, on the northern edge of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. The property is also the site of new John Dory Oyster Bar, featured on our brand-new Romance edition for iPad, on sale now. For those looking for something special for two—it almost Valentine’s Day, after all—we also have over 30% off at properties in Costa Rica, three hotels in Italy, and more. What could be more romantic than that?
Ace Hotel New York (above) – up to 28% off
New York, New York
Just as the Ace arrived on the northern edge of Manhattan's Flatiron District, its host neighborhood was being named by critics and real estate agents: NoMad, or "North of Madison Park." Taking over a once seedy hotel from the early 1900s, the Breslin, Ace New York brought in downtown edge with 260 modern and masculine spacious rooms, paying tribute to the area with its own "outside-the-box" cool… (Sale ends in 6 days)
Casa Oceano — up to 34% offTango Mar Beach, Costa Rica
Just 50 yards from the Pacific shoreline, this two-story residence is situated along a near-private, golden-sand beach, and though guests have access to the spa, restaurants, and golf course of the adjoining Tango Mar Resort, tropical foliage shrouds the residence from the other travelers. What's the best room? The master suite, of course, which has a wraparound balcony and private, ocean-view Jacuzzi. And everyone can enjoy the spoils of the on-site chef and housekeeping services. (Sale ends in 6 days)
La Plage Resort -up to 32% off
"The Beach" occupies the triangle of land between the coastal railroad tracks and the bathtub-size bay of Isola Bella, a taxi, bus, or cable-car ride from the town of Taormina, high on the cliff above. Overhauled in 2010, it is a five-star resort with nine rooms and suites and 52 tiny villas, all with soft, clean white lines and wood and wicker appointments. Enjoy bay views from inside the Italian-Asian Fusion Restaurant, or brave the mosquitoes for a romantic table on the terrace. (Sale ends in 9 days)Vacationist.com is brought to you by Travel + Leisure and LuxuryLink.com.