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.
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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