For travelers looking to score a holiday bargain, Cyber Monday is becoming a post-Thanksgiving tradition that rivals turkey and football. Cyber Monday falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving, with cost-conscious travel deals flooding the Internet. Many deals are announced at the eleventh hour, so keep your eyes open for last minute specials. Here are some of the eco-aware hotel and resort discounts we’ve uncovered.
Cliff House, Maine
Nestled across 70 oceanfront acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, Cliff House recently reopened following a top-to-bottom revitalization. It’s a captivating coastal destination with distinct dining options featuring a menu of sustainable ingredients and a topnotch spa that utilizes local Maine ingredients. The resort is offering a one-day Cyber Monday special discount of 30% off the lowest room rate, $144 per night for stays Jan 5-April 30, 2017.
The Lodge at Woodloch
The Lodge at Woodloch is a leader in helping to bring sustainable practices to the wellness industry. It is located in a scenic corner of Pennsylvania’s majestic Poconos and is easy to reach from NYC via public transportation. A truly pampering getaway can be yours for a big discount when you call 800-Woodloch (press option 2, then 1 for reservations) from 8 am on Black Friday until 5 pm on Cyber Monday. Midweek rates start at $229 and weekend rates start at $349, available for select dates. To learn more about a Woodloch Spa vacation, click here.
1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, Clayton, New York
This scenic hotel is perched along the St. Lawrence River in the rustically beautiful Thousand Islands region of upstate New York. 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel is offering a wallet-friendly $99 per room flash sale starting at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 25 through midnight on Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. Guests can snag rooms for stays through April 30, 2017. Reservations must be made online using the code CYBER.
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa, Costa Rica
Spread across 900 acres of protected rainforest, Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa envelops guests in maze of exotic flora for a sustainable getaway in one of the world’s most biodiverse destinations. Located just minutes from the base of the Arenal Volcano, the resort was built around a network of thermal mineral springs and cascading waterfalls that are naturally heated by the volcano’s magma. The springs provide a natural heat source for the resort and its amenities, including open-air spa, which features a naturally heated relaxation pool and 11 private Jacuzzis. Newly designed Orchid Rooms mimic the tropical environment with natural skylights, stone-floor showers and electricity/water conservation systems. The carbon neutral-certified property is home to more than 500 species of local plant and wildlife, with more than 1,200 trees added through the resort’s reforestation program. The Cyber Monday special offers 35% off best available rates + daily breakfast, starting at $225 per night for travel from August 21-December 17, 2017.
Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa, Saratoga
Located in the heart of Saratoga Spa State Park, Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa is a National Historic Landmark Hotel. The 120-room property is a few steps from the Roosevelt Baths & Spa. Since opening in 1935, the spa has drawn guests to its legendary baths for the restorative benefits of the region’s famed natural mineral spring waters. The Shop-n-Stay Package offers a room and 10% on local shopping for $109 per night. Use promo code GIDSHOP when booking.
Cape May, NJ
Thanks to the power of the magnificent Atlantic Ocean, Cape May is a seaside respite anytime of year. On Black Friday through Cyber Monday, purchase a $100 gift card and get a $15 bonus gift card for overnight stays at Congress Hall, The Virginia Hotel and Beach Shack. With every additional $150 gift card purchased, you’ll receive another $20 on your bonus card.
Score a deal and ski the slopes of beautiful Snowmass, Colorado. Between Black Friday and Giving Tuesday you can buy 3 days and get a 4th day free on lift tickets with additional deals towards lessons, lodging and rentals. You’ll also receive a $100 credit per air ticket purchased on American, United or Delta arriving into the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE). Offer applies to arrivals between January 1 – April 2. With each Aspen Snowmass purchase, the company will donate 5% to one of two non-profit charities of your choice: SheLift.org or Challenge Aspen. For more information, click here.
If you like your spas seaside, welcome to blissful Terranea in Southern California. This Rancho Palos Verdes retreat is breathtakingly beautiful with an abundance of ocean views. On Black Friday through Cyber Monday, guests can purchase a voucher for an luxurious Ocean View Room for $395 or an Ocean View Suite for $750, including tax, resort fee and valet parking, to stay throughout 2017. The resort is offering additional savings on Black Friday as part of their Blowout Black Friday promotion.
Friendly Planet Travel
Connecting the world and enriching lives through authentic and affordable travel experiences, Friendly Planet Travel is a global tour operator offering personalized service and curated itineraries to some of the most iconic international destinations. Friendly Planet Travel makes intimate cultural travel possible with small group and customizable journeys to Asia, Africa, Central America, South America, Europe and the Middle East. Through their foundation, they are involved in a variety of projects, from building a school in Nepal to installing clean water systems in Cambodia. Travelers who book a Friendly Planet Travel package on Cyber Monday have the chance to save up to $1,100 per person on over 50 immersive tour packages to trending destinations. The sale starts at 12am on Monday, November 28th and lasts 48 hours. Packages include all airfare and accommodations.
This luxury chain incorporates environmentally conscious practice across the brand. Its Second Nature program strives to raise awareness and influence behavior to preserve natural resources, reduce waste and lower the carbon footprint. Comprehensive recycling, biodegradable cleaning products and an employee incentive to use mass transit are just a few of their efforts. Viceroy’s one-day Cyber Monday special offers significant savings of 25-45 % off room rates.
Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
Hawaii is a trending destination for eco-travelers. The Hilton Waikoloa Village places an emphasis on sustainability in an effort to protect this slice of paradise. Extensive recycling and a creative food waste program where wet waste is traded to local farmers for pigs that are roasted and eaten at the hotel’s luaus are just a few of the creative measures. Hiltons of Hawaii are offering a four-day special beginning Nov. 25, 2016 at noon through Nov. 28, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. You’ll get 30% off at all fourteen of their Hawaiian properties, valid for stays from Jan. 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. To book, click here.
Kimpton Hotels, A model of social inclusivity
There’s a reason we at offMetro love staying at Kimpton Hotels. They are committed to creating a culture that reflects diversity and treats everyone with inclusion, respect and fairness, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, religion, physical ability, sexual identity and gender identity. Numerous LGBTQ-friendly initiatives are embedded into the guest experience. They are offering up to 20% off the best available rate at nearly all of their stylish properties, valid on Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. Book a room during the sale and Kimpton will donate $5 to The Trevor Project. You need to be a Kimpton Karma Rewards member to get this discount, but it’s one of the best loyalty programs out there plus it’s free and easy to join. Check the Cyber Monday discount page when it goes live on Monday, Nov.28 by clicking here.
Photo credit: Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa