updated 8/4/2010 9:33:11 AM ET 2010-08-04T13:33:11

The Real Deal: The recently renovated Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort's crab week offer includes accommodations in a standard room and numerous crab-themed activities, such as a coloring contest, nightly movies, a human crab-walk race, and a cooking demo from the hotel's executive chef. Rates start at $159 per room per night.

When: Aug. 23–29, 2010.

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The Fine Print: Taxes of approximately 13.5 percent and an $18 resort fee per room per night is additional. Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Children under 18 stay for free in the same room with parents. Use promo code SUMSIZ. Read these guidelinesbefore you book any Real Deal.

Book by: No deadline; based on availability.

Contact: 800/633-7313, chesapeakebay.hyatt.com.

Why it's a deal: This offer reflects about 45 percent off regular rates at the hotel.

More: Optional activities include a family-style crab feast and tour at J.M. Clayton Seafood Company, a working crab-picking house ($30 per person) and a two-hour wine-tasting seminar ($35 per person).

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