Go boogie boarding in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. // © 2017 Getty Images
Feature image (above): Book a new package from Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. // © 2017 Getty Images
Summer is in full swing, and so is family travel season. If you have clients looking to book a last-minute summer vacation, these three deals will up the summer stakes.
Children Sail Free With CroisiEurope
French river cruise line CroisiEurope has announced new Family Club cruises, where children under 16 can sail for free or at a discounted rate. The Family Club option is being offered on four different itineraries in 2017, including trips to Montenegro and Croatia; Portugal and Spain; Andalusia, Spain; and Venice, Italy.
During these select cruises, families of four will have two cabins, and families with one child will have one cabin. Single supplements will be waived for solo parents traveling with children up to 16 years old.
A Swell Deal For Ocean Lovers
Budding marine biologists will love the new Funky Fish Ocean Camp at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa. The award-winning ocean adventure program for children ages 4 to 17 provides marine science lessons; sports activities such as snorkeling, skim boarding and boogie boarding; and crafts like tie-dying and making hemp jewelry.
The daily program is $69 per child and is offered year-round from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Families can also book the Experience the Sea, Discover the Charm Package, which includes accommodations for four and all-day tickets to ride the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi. Additionally, with the Vacation Like a VIP Package, guests will receive overnight accommodations; a $100 resort credit per stay; a $25 American Express gift card; a Summer Savings 2-for-1 card; complimentary Wi-Fi access and valet parking; and a room upgrade based on availability.
This package is available through Oct. 15, 2017, and both packages are based on a two-night minimum stay.
Indulge in the Magic of Bali
Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve has introduced the new Luxury Family Holiday package.
Guests who book the offer from the Ubud, Bali, property will receive daily breakfast in their villa or at on-site Sawah Terrace; one in-villa family dinner; one 90-minute Mepijet Massage at Mandapa Spa for two people (when staying in a two-bedroom villa) or four people (when staying in a three-bedroom villa); an exclusive Mini Explorer program at Mandapa Camp for children ages 4 to 12; Bali Safari & Marine Park entry tickets; and return airport transfer.
Mandapa’s two- and three-bedroom villas are among the largest in the Ubud area. Each villa features a large, private swimming pool; an outdoor rain shower; indoor and outdoor living and dining areas; and more. Those booking the package must stay a minimum of three nights.