TAMPA (FOX 13) - Pack those bags and get ready to stay! The Bay Area is at the top when it comes to fun and affordable staycations. The financial website Wallethub puts us at number five in the country. And you can soak up local luxury for less -- just because you live here.
From the Sandpearl to the Windham Grand, Opal Sands, and Postcard Inn, we've put together a list of the best deals around the bay. Whether you want to spend a night, a week, or just the afternoon in the lap of luxury, make sure to cash in on your Florida resident discounts, because we live where everyone else vacations.
Florida Residents; Enjoy a Discount on your Next Getaway! - Sometimes our own backyard gets overlooked. Stay, Eat, Drink, Relax, Learn, Explore, and Celebrate. This offer includes overnight accommodations in our classic room with a king-sized bed from $139 - $350. Other packages include a "steak-cation" and "foodie's dream escape"
Shop and Stay - 10% off best available rate plus book online and get free admission to the Tampa Museum of Art.
Treasure Island Beach Resort
Suite Sale - Offers "up to 30% off for Premium Gulf Front Suites" - Valid through 9/30, based on availability at time of booking, and not valid during holiday periods. This is a new luxury property (opened in 2016) featuring 77 one-and-two-bedroom suites.
Kimpton Hotel Zamora
3rd Night Free - Florida Resident Rate for All - Starting Tuesday, June 13, Kimpton Hotel Zamora will be offering a 3rd night free for guests who book two nights on the hotel’s website. Guest will be offered a $100 gift certificate for food and beverage outlets on property, including the pool Castile restaurant and 360 Rooftop. In addition to these great perks, hotel guests will enjoy complimentary kayaks, bikes, and beach access. Resort fee will also be waived. This deal is good through August 31st (excluding Labor Day); no blackout dates.
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Summer Exclusive - Stay 2 nights, save 25% and receive 5000 Wyndham Reward Points or Stay 3 nights and save 30% and receive 7500 Wyndham Reward Points.
Florida Resident Rate - Receive 20% off best available rate and Complimentary Resort Fee. Rates from $195.00
Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach
Florida Resident Weekday Rate - Save up to 25% off Best Available Rates
Opal Sands Resort, Clearwater Beach
Florida Resident Discount - Save up to 20% off weekday stays, or up to 15% off weekend stays
Postcard Inn, St. Pete Beach
Florida & Georgia Resident Rates / Stay & Play Special - Save 15% off of stay when you show your Florida or Georgia ID.
Guy Harvey Outpost
Florida Resident Summer Special - 13% OFF already discounted best available rates, Sunday - Thursday. Unlimited rides on the High Tide Slide on the beach, complimentary parking, paddleboats, Surf Simulator and more. The “starting at” rate is $162 plus $45 per night for the Resort Amenity Fee for a total of $207.
Sheraton Sand Key
Florida Residents Rate - Save up to 10% off best rates
The Don Cesar
Florida Resident Rate - Save 10% and receive a daily $25 resort credit during stay
The Don Cesar Staycations (overnight)
Florida Residents Package - 10% off with a daily $25 resort credit, valid FL ID is required upon check-in.
Park and Beach Package - Includes accommodations, waived resort fee ($25), daily valet parking, two beach loungers and one umbrella daily.
The Don Cesar Daytrips
Beach - Non hotel guests are welcome to utilize our beach services! Parking is an additional $25+ tax per car for the day
Full day rates (8am-Sunset) are as follows:
-Chaise Lounge $15
-Sand Chair $15
-Cabana $30 (this is just the cabana portion, no chairs are included)
-Luxury Queen Bed $250 (includes bed, 2 sand chairs or loungers, and your choice of a cabana or two umbrellas)-would be perfect for a group 4! If split 4 ways then it would only be $62.50 a person!
Half day rates (3pm-Sunset) are as follows:
-Chaise Lounge $10
-Sand Chair $10
-Cabana $15 (this is just the cabana portion, no chairs are included)
-Luxury Queen Bed $75 (includes bed, 2 sand chairs or loungers, and your choice of a cabana or two umbrellas)-would be perfect for a group 4! If split 4 ways then it would only be $18.75 a person!
Spa - Spa Oceana isn’t just for hotel guests! It’s open to the public, and all services include full day access to our awesome spa amenities including the Whisper Lounge, Private Rooftop Terrace, Female (or Male) only locker rooms with whirlpool and dry sauna. Additionally, all spa guests receiving a treatment receive complimentary self or valet parking. Offers may not be combined.
Spa specials are always changing. Visit http://www.doncesar.com/About/spa for an up-to-date menu.