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Exclusive: Great Fall Travel Deals

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort is offering $400 cash back for flights, plus a free room upgrade. Photo courtesy of Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort.

A Top Dog Stay

Where: Hyatt Centric Alexandria, 1625 King St., Alexandria; 703-548-1050.

What is special: Conveniently located in the heart of the Old City, this 124-room boutique hotel features contemporary design and amenities such as Drybar Buttercup hairdryers in every room, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an expansive lobby bar and restaurant. The property pays homage to history with wallpaper in every room that features a letter Martha Washington wrote to George. The hotel also nods to Alexandria’s reputation as one of the most dog-friendly cities in the United States by displaying various artwork featuring “man’s best friend “. From the hotel, you can explore the cobblestone streets of Alexandria, with architecture dating back to the 1700s, as well as the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the waterfront, and 200 shops and restaurants.

The agreement: The bark! The “It’s Your Birthday” package includes a two-night stay, a room fully decorated by local store The Dog Park, a $50 gift card to BarkHaus bar/restaurant, and an itinerary of Old Town that accepts animals. The front desk will call dog parents before their stay to inquire about favorite toys, as well as treats that will be on a “Charpoocherie” board. Room rates start at $450 for two nights. Washingtonian readers will receive two cocktails at the hotel restaurant as well as a personalized map of Alexandria attractions and a branded Hyatt Centric Old Town newspaper. To reserve, call the front desk/concierge at 703-548-1050 and mention Washingtonian.

A DC stay

When: Valid for stays from October to January 31.

Where: The Madison Hotel, 1177 15e St., NW; 202-862-1600.

What is special: The hotel is within walking distance of the National Mall, the White House, two subway stations and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. On site is Lady Madison, the restaurant and bar named for Dolly Madison, wife of the fourth president; Market Square (takeaway options for breakfast, lunch and snacks, plus wine and beer); and a fitness center.

The agreement: TheWashingtonian Reader Deal” includes complimentary valet parking and two signature Lady Madison cocktails. Room rates start at $270 a night. To book click here.

When: Valid for stays until December 31.

Down in the farm

Where: Beach plum farm, 140 Stevens St., West Cape May, NJ.; 609-459-0121.

What is special: Located on a 62-acre working farm that supplies fresh produce and meat to local Cape May restaurants, this property features a variety of cottages and barns, some historic, that can accommodate six to eight people. The farm offers a selection of wellness classes, nature hikes, bike rides, campfire and movie events, fall farm dinners and pumpkin decorating (check website for dates). Guests can eat breakfast and lunch at the farmhouse kitchen and shop at the farm market for fresh produce, local produce, household items and gifts. It is less than two miles from historic downtown Cape May. While in the area, you can tour the Emlen Physick Estate, stroll three pedestrian-only blocks of Washington Street, and visit wineries.

The agreement: There “Washingtonian Exclusive Deal” includes a $100 resort credit to guests who reserve one of the farm’s private cabins. Resort Credit can be used for farm-to-table dining or spa treatments at local Cape Resort properties including The Ebbitt Room at Virginia Hotel, Sea Spa at Congress Hall and Blue Pig Tavern at Congress Hall. Rates start at $599 per cabin. Use promo code: Washington.

When: Valid for stays from Sunday to Thursday, until October 31.

Southern Hospitality

Where: Bellwether House, 211 East Gaston St., Savannah, Georgia; 646-397-9720.

What is special: Built for two wealthy merchants in 1876, this pair of spectacular Italianate-style townhouses form the luxurious Bellwether House. The historic property offers southern charm and a host of chic amenities, including breakfast, afternoon tea, evening champagne, a spa, and morning yoga. Located on a quiet street where old trees are dripping with Spanish moss, the hostel is within walking distance of the Savannah River and the historic North District with its shops, restaurants, and bars.

The deal: The “Washingtonian 2022 Fall Package” includes two complimentary cocktails at check-in, a bottle of sparkling wine for the evening, and a gift of a Bellwether signature candle to take home. Available on King Suites at the best available rate. Room rates start at $500 a night. Guests must be at least 21 years old. To reserve, call 646-397-9720 and ask for Washingtonian Fall 2022 package.

When: Valid for stays until January 31, 2023 (excluding major public holidays).

Panamanian getaway

Where: The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, Panama; 507 908-3333.

What is special: Located in an exclusive golf and beach community, the resort sits on the Panama coastline. Guests have access to world-class golf, two miles of white-sand beach, five swimming pools, tennis, a fitness center, spa, and tree-climbing park. Nearby is a rainforest and archaeological sites. On-site you will find a variety of restaurants offering Japanese cuisine and Panamanian-inspired dishes, including select cocktails. You can dine under an old corotu, by the pool, on the golf course, by the lake or on the beach.

The agreement: The resort’s Flight Cash Back promotion offers $400 cash back at check-out; free breakfast for two adults and two children under 12; and free use of bicycles and tennis and volleyball courts.Washingtonian readers also receive a free room upgrade when booking the Flight Cash Back Package through [email protected]buenaventuraresort.com and mentioning Washingtonian. A minimum of five nights is required. Room rates start at $249.

When: The offer is valid for stays until October.