9 Budget-Friendly, Last-Minute Summer Getaways
Summer is breezing by as it always tends to do, but don’t fret: There’s still time to pencil in a last-minute summer stay at someplace fabulous. And the bonus of these following destinations is that they offer affordable options—so budget time for a vacation that’s easy on your budget.
The Oaks at Ojai – Ojai, California
Take some time off with that favorite lady in your life—The Oaks at Ojai has a current Mother-Daughter Special with a 40 percent discount. (Fun fact? This promotion has been an annual tradition since 1978!) Valid from August 21 through September 3, 2015.
Mahasukha Spa at Menla – Phoenicia, New York
Three hours from NYC you’ll find a 325-acre natural forest preserve in the Catskills that Mahasukha Spa at Menla calls home. One of the property’s current promotions is the R&R Getaways: Choose from the Cleanse, Hiking, or Healing Getaways (select dates apply) and save 20 percent. Packages comprise deluxe accommodations, healthy meals, and daily activities, from yoga to hiking through the mountains.
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa – Safety Harbor, Florida
Cool off at Florida’s natural mineral springs resort, which boasts a 50,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. Its All-Inclusive Package includes overnight accommodations, one spa service per person during stay (per two days stayed), and breakfast and dinner each day of stay.) You’ll also enjoy access to all scheduled fitness classes, pools, saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools.
Hotel Coral & Marina – Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
This exclusive getaway on the shores of Todos Santos Bay is only 75 miles from San Diego (not to mention a 10-minute car ride from Baja’s wine country, San Miguel Beach, and downtown Ensenada). If a last-minute wellness break is what you’re searching for, the property’s Wellness Program is just the ticket. It’s all-encompassing, with four-day/three-nights’ accommodations, three healthy meals daily, spa services, use of spa facilities, two morning circuit training sessions at the gym, two oceanfront yoga sessions, two oceanfront power walks, and more. Next available dates: July 19-22, 2015. Learn more.
Oak Haven Resort and Spa – Sevierville, Tennessee
The great outdoors await at this affordable, 100-acre woodland resort spa near the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Stay in a custom log cabin or lodge, visit the spa (also housed within a log cabin), and get back to nature by fishing, swimming, and hiking.
The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village – Intercourse, Pennsylvania
Stay three nights in one of the Inn’s suites and receive half off the least expensive night—discount night rates vary from $64.50 to $159.50. Valid through August 31, 2015; half-off rate not applicable Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. You must mention you saw this offer on Spafinder.
Portland Regency Hotel & Spa – Portland, Maine
Pre-book, pre-pay, and save up to 20 percent on overnight rooms, including standard and deluxe accommodations for two. You’ll also gain access to the full-service Regency fitness studio with steam, sauna, and Jacuzzi facilities. Based on availability and double occupancy; starting from $110. Learn more.
White Oaks Resort & Spa – Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
With its wine country setting, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s White Oaks Resort & Spa blends reasonable prices with award-winning dining and a 15,000-square-foot spa.
Whittlebury Hall – Northampton, UK
Only have time for a quick getaway? Try the Escape & Spa Stay package at Whittlebury Hall, near Towcester, Northamptonshire. Starting from £108.90 per person, the promotion provides overnight accommodations, a full English breakfast, two-course buffet lunch, three-course dinner in Astons Restaurant, choice of a 25-minute treatment (select services only), full use of the spa’s heat and ice experiences on day of arrival, and full use of The Leisure Club facilities. Terms and conditions apply.