By Nikki Ekstein
December 16, 2015
The World’s Best Island Beaches: No. 8 Exumas, Bahamas
Credit: © Don Paulson / Jaynes Gallery /

New Orleans

Get 35 percent off from Loews New Orleans Hotel, with 285 recently renovated rooms (and a fabulous Creole restaurant) set three blocks away from the French Quarter.

Spirited Stay includes:

  • Two nights in a Deluxe King room (upgrades available)
  • Welcome cocktails at the Swizzle Stick Bar
  • A wine tasting at W.I.N.O, the Wine Institute at New Orleans
  • A copy of In the Land of the Cocktails, a cocktail crash course written by the proprietors of Commander’s Palace
  • A Recovery Rescue Kit with ResQ water, in case the city’s vibrant nightlife scene gets the best of you
  • 10 percent off Balance Spa services
  • Complimentary late check-out

Cost: From $478 ($239 per night), double; valid for travel through December 31, 2016.


Get 35 percent off from Abaco Beach Resort, an island retreat where you can go deep-sea fishing, boat around nearby islands, or simply stay on beach all day long.

Romantic Rendez-Vous includes:

  • Three nights in an oceanfront room
  • Welcome cocktails and a welcome amenity
  • A three-course dinner on the beach, including a bottle of wine
  • A round-trip ferry ride to Elbow Cay, including a golf cart rental to get around the island
  • A couple’s massage in a beach cabana
  • A beach picnic
  • A boating excursion with a guide
  • A reef snorkeling excursion
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Continental breakfast on each day of your stay
  • Round-trip airport transfers

Cost: From $810 per person ($270 per night), double; valid for travel through February 29, 2016.

Booking Details: Book via phone by calling 800-533-4799.

Washington, D.C.

Get at least 30 percent off from Embassy Row Hotel, a Dupont Circle landmark that has hosted everyone from Hillary Clinton to President Obama.

Countdown to 2016 includes:

  • One night or more in a Deluxe room (upgrades available)
  • Two House of Cards-inspired cocktails

Cost: From $329 per night, double; book by January 30 for travel through December 31, 2016

Booking Details: Use code TL4PRES at checkout. Book by December 31, 2015 for a total savings of 40 percent.

New Zealand

Get 55 percent off from the Rees Hotel Queenstown, a stunning lodge on Lake Wakatipu, one of the prettiest corners of rugged Otago region.

Family Fun in New Zealand includes:

  • Five nights in a two-bedroom Lakeview apartment
  • A one-hour jet boat ride for four people
  • Four hours of complimentary babysitting
  • Free Wi-Fi and in-room movies

Cost: From $6,550 ($1,310 per night), for four guests; book by March 20 for travel from April 20 to June 20.

Booking details: Use booking code T + L Deals for online bookings; to book by phone or email, call 64-03-450-1100 or email

Los Cabos

Get 35 percent off from One & Only Palmilla, an elegant spin on the Mexican hacienda with a new Jean-Georges Vongerichten steakhouse.

Travel + Leisure Offer includes:

  • One night or more in an Ocean View Terrace Suite (upgrades available)
  • Signature tequila cocktails on arrival
  • Complimentary garment pressing for one item
  • Butler service
  • A beach tote to take home
  • Choice of cocktails, snacks, and fruit delivered to your room daily
  • Espresso and tea service daily

Cost: From $590 per night, double; book by December 30, 2015 for travel from January 2 to December 31, 2016

Booking Details: Book by phone by calling 888-691-8081


Get 33 percent off from the Oberoi Lombok, a collection of thatched-roof villas set against a Balinese backdrop of frangipani trees and bougainvillea.

Unforgettable Experience includes:

  • Three nights or more in a Luxury Pavilion Garden View room (upgrades available)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Afternoon tea and sweets at the Amphitheatre
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Cost: From $1,020 ($340 per night), double; valid for travel through March 31.


Get 30 percent off from Hotel Van Zandt, a new downtown boutique hotel with views of Lady Bird Lake from its rooftop bar.

Sneak Peak includes:

  • Two nights or more in a Deluxe King room (upgrades available)
  • A complimentary evening wine hour

Cost: From $300 ($150 per night), double; book by February 1 for travel through February 29.

Booking details: Use rate code SP1.