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Best Travel Deals: 4-Star Beach Hotels, Flights and Vacation Getaways


If there's two things we love it's 4-star hotels and big savings on travel deals. This week, we've combined these two passions into one glorious collection of luxury hotels in sunny destinations like Florida, San Francisco, Mexico, and the Bahamas. Oh, and we threw in some super-cheap Southwest flights to the Caribbean too.

4-Star Oceanside Hotel in Vero Beach, FL
Vendor: Travelzoo
Price: From $119 per night
Lowest by: $60
Expires: June 3

Is It Worth It?: If you're looking for a beach vacation there's no better place to start than the Sunshine State. This 4-star hotel is located on Central Florida's Treasure Coast and has an Expedia rating of 97%! With West Indies-inspired decor and full-service White Orchid spa, this hotel is the perfect place to indulge yourself.

We found this rate on June 7. Book this travel deal by June 3 for stays from June 1 through October 31.

4-Star Clift Hotel in San Francisco, CA, With Extras
Vendor: Travelzoo
Price: From $179 per night
Lowest by: $9
Expires: June 5

Is It Worth It?:If you enjoy the sea air, but don't want to spend all day cleaning sand out of your... well, everything, take a trip to San Francisco, CA, and kick back at the Clift Hotel, located two blocks from Union Square. This 4-star hotel blends old-world elegance with modern glamour, oh, and did we mention: The onsite Redwood Room bar is one helluva slick spot to hangout.

We found this rate on May 24. Book this travel deal by June 5 for stays through December 31.

4-Night All-Inclusive 4-Star Riviera Maya Vacation for 2 With up to $3,000 Credit
Vendor: CheapCaribbean via Travelzoo
Price: From $1,134.32
Lowest By: $300
Expires: May 31

Is It Worth It?: If you prefer to book your flight and hotel together, we recommend this all-inclusive 4-night package to Mexico's Riviera Maya. The package includes a stay at the 4-star Barcelo Maya Caribe and Beach Resort, which boasts a private white sands beach and full-service spa. This package also includes between $1,200 and $3,000 in resort credit to spend wining, dining, and pampering yourself and your significant other.

This price is based on departure from Fort Lauderdale, FL, (FLL) with arrival in Cancun, Mexico, (CUN) on August 23; other departure cities are available for an additional cost. Book this travel deal by May 31 for stays from August 16 through October 29.

5 Nights at 4-Star Beach Resort in the Bahamas
Vendor: BookIt via Dunhill Travel
Price: From $1,780.04
Lowest By: $100
Expires: May 25

Is It Worth It?: If you really want to go all out, this 5-night all-inclusive hotel package in the Bahamas is for you. For just $178 per person per night, you'll stay at the 4-star Melia Nassau Beach Resort, which is situated along the Atlantic on Cable Beach's 1,000 feet of soft white sand. The hotel is ideally located to explore landmarks like the Queen's Staircase in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex or the less highbrow Bacardi Distillery, which includes free cocktails!

We found this rate on August 23. Book this travel deal by May 23 for stays from June 10 through November 17. Click on "Rates by Date", then select the "Hotel - Rates by Date" tab and opt for a 5-night stay. Enter coupon code "BKIT100" at final checkout.

Southwest Fares to the Caribbean in Fall
Vendor: Southwest Airlines via DealBase
Price: From $103.60 1-way
Lowest By: At least $6
Expires: May 15

Is It Worth It?: Southwest is currently discounting flights to Mexico and the Caribbean, offering 1-way fares on 32 routes starting from $104. The sale includes flights to Mexico City, Nasssau, Aruba, Cancun, and more.

Click on "Southwest Airlines" in the top line to see this sale. This price is valid on flights departing from San Antonio, TX, (SAT) with arrival in Mexico City, Mexico, (MEX) on September 1. Book this travel deal by May 28 for travel from August 25 through October 28.

Associate Travel Editor

Paula Kerrigan has taught English in Japan and Italy, and she has written for several e-zines aimed at Westerners living abroad. She uses her experience across the six continents to inform her travel features at DealNews.
Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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