With snow in the forecast (again?), an interlude in a tropical locale may be just the ticket!
Where: VH Victoria Resort. Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. 866- 376-7831
What’s special: It’s a charming, smaller family-owned resort for those who seek quiet and relaxation. Golfers enjoy the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf course that has lush terrain, a sloping hillside, and wide fairways. Hole No. 4 features greens that run adjacent to both land and sea, while No. 5 borders inland water. Five-star sister hotel Boutique Casa Colonial offers a spa with 10 therapy rooms and three outdoor oceanfront treatment gazebos set over a tropical pond with soothing waterfalls.
The deal: Hudson Valley Magazine readers enjoy four nights in a Junior Suite for two overlooking the Playa Dorada Golf Course landscape. The package includes a tropical fruit plate; bottle of Brugal rum; candlelit, poolside dinner for two overlooking the Playa Dorada golf course and lagoon (to be reserved through guest services on arrival); access to all services and facilities to sister hotel VH Gran Ventana; and a 10-percent discount in the Bagua Spa. Book here using promotional code WEPKG. The total price is $595, including taxes and service charges.
When: Through April 30
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