Economical explorer Alice Shapin highlights this week’s traveling deals.
This week: Beaching it at Candlelight Inn in North Wildwood, New Jersey
By Alice Shapin
When the weather heats up, it’s time for you to hit the beach! Check out this week’s best beach deal:
Where: Candlelight Inn. 2310 Central Ave., North Wildwood, NJ. 609-522-6200 or www.candlelight-inn.com
What’s special: Candlelight Inn combines historical charm with modern-day comforts. This seashore retreat is minutes from Cape May and all that the Jersey Shore has to offer. The inn is a restored Victorian beauty and has seven guest rooms and three suites; some rooms have double whirlpool tubs and private balconies or porches. The rooms also have extra touches, like a decanter of sherry, chocolates, fresh flowers and plush robes. Breakfast is a treat of egg dishes, pancakes, and French toast. The beach, Wildwood boardwalk, restaurants and eateries, and shopping are all within a short stroll. Also nearby: spas, boating, fishing, swimming, biking, kayaking, lighthouse and eco tours, historic sites, casinos, antique shops, golf courses and wineries. Candlelight Inn is a member of Select Registry: Distinguished Inns of North America™.
The deal: This Hudson Valley magazine exclusive invites readers to stay three days at the Candlelight Inn — Monday through Thursday in July or August — and get half off the third night. Delicious complimentary breakfast is included. Rates start at $175 a night.
When: Valid through August 2010