Most of us welcome spring, but losing one hour of sleep when Daylight Saving Time happens, well maybe not so much. It’s often a weekend we dread. And for travelers it often means getting up earlier to make that trek to the airport. We all go through it.
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME FLASH SALE
One boutique hideaway company understands, and is helping to lessen your travel woes. The Opal Collection, a luxury hotel and resorts company, is slashing up to 50% off room rates from now until March 12, 2019, provided you travel between April 2019 and June 2019.
More than 15 of their properties are offering discounts during the Daylight Saving flash sale. Here are some of the standout hotels:
Lido Beach Resort specializes in Gulf Coast sunsets and all things R&R. Travelers consider Lido Beach Resort a go-to destination when life demands the simplicity of a piña Colada and a tan.
And when it’s time to catch some rays, a 300-foot stretch of powder-white sand beach awaits. Guests can choose between one of the property’s two pools – one family friendly and the other adults only. Oh and a tiki bar is conveniently situated between both pools which serves tropical cocktails and fresh bites.
The Deal: Up to 30% off. Must stay three nights or more.
This resort is situated on the stunning Gulf of Mexico beaches, along Florida’s west coast, The Resort at Longboat Key Club is a luxurious retreat and the only AAA Four-Diamond beachfront resort in Sarasota.
The property spans 410 acres and as you might imagine it’s known for its amenities which include: 45 holes of PGA-approved championship golf courses, 20 Har-Tru tennis courts making up the award-winning Tennis Gardens and the largest deep-water resort marina on Florida’s west coast.
The Deal: Up to 30% off. Must stay three nights or more. Travel dates: April 1 – May 31, 2019.
Sandpearl Resort is the first Silver LEED property in Florida. LEED properties have been internationally recognized by the green building certification system. It stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Sandpearl is consistently placed on editors’ and readers’ top-choice lists. It has the only Four-Diamond AAA restaurant in Clearwater Beach. So it literally has something for every type of traveler.
The Deal: Up to 50% off. Travel dates: April – August 29, 2019.
Sandpearl’s sister property (just a mile down the beach) is Opal Sands Resort. This hideaway is the most modern and sleek property along the beach thanks to its curved exterior. Every guest room has a panoramic view of the Gulf. And as if that wasn’t enough, the resort serves up creative culinary cuisine as well.
Belleview Inn just opened its doors to guests this year. Built in 1897, it was known as the “White Queen of the Gulf.” Throughout its history, it was visited by the Vanderbilts, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Tony Bennett, Bob Dylan and every living U.S. president up until it closed in 2009. Think laid-back leisure, but with a high-class setting. Now it has been meticulously restored as a 35-room inn with more than 80 percent of the original features preserved.
The Deal: Up to 50% off. Travel dates: April – August 29, 2019
Think of Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa as easy breezy. Travelers get into get that relaxed hammock life here. It’s the area’s only oceanfront hotel, located on a pristine stretch of the golden Atlantic coastline. Take in the rays on the property’s secluded beach or practice your backswing on the tennis courts. Or if you prefer pampering, experience ocean-inspired spa treatments, which can be performed in-room upon request. If you prefer to spend some time alone, you can unwind in guest rooms to the sounds of waves crashing against the shore.