Cayman Island escapes from $79/night

/ Source: Sherman's Travel

Book by: ASAP

Travel by: Through Dec. 20

The deal: The Cayman Islands boast long stretches of fine golden beach and superior conditions for scuba diving and windsurfing in warm, reef-protected waters. Consider an upscale getaway on Grand Cayman, or head a bit further a field for a secluded retreat on Little Cayman. We’ve selected two great deals for a beach or scuba diving vacation, starting from $149 per night.

Grand Cayman: Suites from $149/night
Located on popular Grand Cayman, The Reef resort offers secluded oceanfront accommodations on the island’s remote and unspoiled east end. Resort highlights include 152 spacious beachfront suites with private balconies and ocean views and a wide range of daily activities like beach yoga, snorkeling and stingray feeding. Don’t miss this suite sale, with rates starting from just $149/night. Book your suite by June 30 for stays through Dec. 20.

Little Cayman: Fall Fanta-Sea package from $1344 Just 10 miles long, tiny and remote Little Cayman is an ideal choice for scuba divers, what with more than 50 nearby dive sites along deep undersea walls and colorful coral reefs. At the newly-renovated Little Cayman Beach Resort on the island’s south shore, you’ll find all your scuba needs under one roof with daily dive and snorkeling trips, a dive shop and PADI-certified instructional courses. Consider the all-inclusive Fall Fanta-Sea package for a seven-night underwater fall getaway. Available from Aug. 1 through Oct. 31, this special offer includes accommodations for the week, 12 dive excursions, and all meals and transfers, as well as taxes and gratuities. Package rates start from $1344 per person for stays in a pool-view guestroom; upgrade to an oceanfront room for $300 more.

The dollars: Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch: Shark sightings not included.

Booking details: For the Grand Cayman deal, visit www.thereef.com or call 1-888-232-0541.

For the Little Cayman dive package, visit www.littlecayman.com or call 1-800-327-3835.

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