Great Fall Travel Deals
The newly refurbished and re-opened Saba Rock resort in the British Virgin Islands. Photo courtesy of Saba Rock.
Where: Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia; 800-832-5665.
What is special: Kingsmill, with a myriad of activities, is quite the playground. There are two championship golf courses, a spa, 15 clay and hard-surface tennis courts, marina activities (boat rentals jet skis, pontoon, kayaks, paddleboards and fishing rods), a fitness center with an indoor pool, an outdoor pool (open Saturday and Sunday until September 18) and bike rentals. Beyond the station are Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. A variety of accommodations include rooms, condos, and three- and four-bedroom chalets. The cottages, located on the James River with golf and water views, are ideal for families, girls’ weekends and men’s golf trips, with an ensuite bathroom in every bedroom.
The agreement: The “Washingtonian Exclusive Reader Deal” includes an extra to any two night stay (minimum) at any of the cottages, either eight rounds of golf or eight spa treatments. Call 855-421-3413 to reserve or use promo code WASHINGTONIAN22. Package prices start at $1,499.
When: Valid for stays until December 31, 2022.
A farm better than ever
Where: The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, Virginia; 540-839-1766.
What is special: For over 100 years, the Homestead has hosted presidents and dignitaries from around the world. It’s also a big favorite with DMV guests. Sitting on 2,000 gorgeous acres, this elegant resort offers a long list of activities and amenities. Guests can golf at two championship courses, play tennis, go horseback riding, fly fishing, hit the gun club, swim indoors, relax at the spa, and dine at a variety of fine to casual restaurants. Guests can even enjoy the same healing mineral waters that Thomas Jefferson experienced in 1818. The resort is undergoing a $140 million renovation that updated the facade, rooms, and Great Hall. The theater is being converted into a small bar with dinner theater style seating, while the casino building will see the ground floor Pro Shop converted into a fast casual spade style dining experience -nice. The hotel is also adding 4,000 square feet of meeting space.
The agreement: The Washington’s exclusive ‘Virginia Wine & Relaxation’ package includes a wine tasting flight for two at the Virginia Wine Experience and two day passes to the adults-only spa’s Serenity Garden, which includes the resort’s natural hot springs. To book, use the promo code VWINE. Room rates start at $399 a night.
When: Valid for stays until November 17, if booked before October 31.
Intimate in Charleston
Where: French Quarter Inn, Charleston, South Carolina; 843-722-1900.
What is special: This 50-room luxury hotel is located just off Market Street in downtown Charleston. With amenities like an artisan breakfast (served in-room, in the lobby, or on the outdoor patio), all-day snacks and refreshments, an afternoon wine and cheese hour, and freshly baked cookies and milk, the hotel is more like the charming south of a friend’s house. Guests are greeted with a flute of champagne and can also enjoy free vintage bike rentals, a pillow menu, and evening turndown service. Nearby are City Market, trendy boutiques, Charleston’s finest restaurants and cultural destinations.
The agreement: Washingtonian readers, When booking the hotel’s “Settle Inn & Stay Awhile” offer, guests will receive 15% off a three-night stay, 20% off four nights, and 25% off five nights. Those staying four nights or more also get a free late checkout at 1 p.m. Washingtonian readers will receive a free bottle of champagne using the booking code WSH. To book, click here or call 843-722-1900. Room rates start at $379 a night.
When: Valid for stays until September 30, 2022 when booked before September 25.
Cycling to music
Where: Noelle Nashville, Nashville, TN; 615-649-5000.
What is special: In downtown Nashville, luxury boutique Noelle has been completely renovated and reimagined from its former 1930s Noel Place. Touches of the past can be found in restored terrazzo floors, original brass hardware and the soft pink granite walls of one of its restaurants. Guests can sip drinks and dine at a variety of on-site options, including the rooftop Rare Bird Bar, the Trade Room with 1930s Nashville glamour, and the Drug Store Coffee. (Also, ask about the hotel’s hidden bar below Noelle.) The hotel is perfectly located near Broadway, with all its bars and music, as well as the Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center. .
The agreement: The “Pelotonia Legend” package includes $50 of your hotel rate donated to Pelotonia (all of which goes directly to cancer research at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center), and accommodations in the Pelotonia-themed room with a Peloton bike. Washingtonian readers get 15% off the room rate, plus two free cocktails. To book click here. Room rates start at $299.
When: Valid for stays until September 30, 2022.
Where: Rock of Saba, North Sound, British Virgin Islands; 284-393-9220.
What is special: Floating above the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea is the newly reconstructed and newly reopened Rock of Saba in the British Virgin Islands. The resort offers a relaxed, laid-back Caribbean atmosphere along with water activities such as diving, snorkeling, kitesurfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and boating. The resort has nine bedrooms (each with a private balcony), an oceanfront restaurant, a sunset lounge and bar, an oceanfront spa treatment room , a dive shop, and a retail store where patrons can shop from local designers and view historic shipwreck artifacts. .
The agreement: With Saba Rock’s Washingtonian exclusive offer, readers will receive a free welcome cocktail, 25% off restaurant dining, and late check-out (2:00 p.m.), subject to availability. To reserve, contact the General Manager at [email protected] or call the resort at 284-393-9220. Room rates start at $550 a night, including breakfast.
When: Valid for stays between October 16 and December 1, 2022.
This story has been corrected since it was originally published.