Yes, it’s hard to believe but spring break 2021 is right around the corner. Things are a little different this year so hotels and resorts are offering some of the most flexible spring break packages for families that we’ve ever seen. You can book now and cross your fingers that when spring break comes along you’ll be able to travel. Whether your travel plans take you to Florida, Hawaii, Mexico or somewhere nearby, these properties have everything you need to really enjoy your family’s spring break with added the comfort of knowing you can cancel if needed.

ARIZONA

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa | Phoenix, AZ

Book the Splash into Spring Package for a seasonal spring getaway complete with a vast selection of complimentary amenities perfect for the whole family. Enjoy a $100 resort credit to use towards food and beverage, Revive Spa, golf, tennis and gift shops during your stay. The resort boasts numerous amenities and activities, including use of the Wildfire Golf Club Driving Range; a two-hour bike rental for four; complimentary appetizer, dinner or dessert from one of the resort’s restaurants; access to fitness classes at Revive Spa, and much more. Plus, enjoy a 50 percent discount on cabanas and pool suites Monday-Thursday.

Online: marriott.com

CALIFORNIA

photo: Kate Loweth

Rush Creek Lodge | Groveland, CA

Rush Creek Lodge, located right outside of Yosemite National Park, has a wonderful, family-friendly spring break package available from March 26-April 17, 2021. It's a fantastic Yosemite family adventure that's affordable and entertaining. These three- or four-day packages for small (lodge king room) or large families (two-bedroom villa) combine the best value, the most fun and convenience with lodging, meals, recreation, activities and more all nicely wrapped up in one getaway! Rates start at $574 per night. 

Cancelation policy: Rush Creek allows last minute cancellations with full refund, less $25 admin fee. 

Online: rushcreeklodge.com

The Garland | North Hollywood, CA

The Garland is a one-of-a-kind urban family retreat near the globally popular destinations of Universal Studios and Hollywood in North Hollywood. With a fantastic option for families, the Family Suites, The Garland is truly designed to wow guests of all ages. The Family Suites have two separate areas, a nook with bunk beds for the kids and the main room with a king-size bed and living area for the parents. Book the Valley Vacay package to receive 20% off the best available rate and also receive a $25 food and beverage credit to be utilized at The Front Yard.

Cancelation policy: 48-hour cancellation policy and blackout dates apply based on availability. 

Online: thegarland.com

Town and Country | San Diego, CA

This iconic resort is located at the center of San Diego, within minutes to the famed San Diego beaches and the parks and museums of Balboa Park. Completing its historic renovation in Summer 2020, the resort offers brand new guest rooms, a sun-drenched pool complex with a zero-entry family pool, hot tub, children’s pool, and a four-story “Twister” waterslide. Families can also hit the court for a game of volleyball, enjoy s’mores around the property fire pits, zip around the property on the hotel's fleet of bikes and more. In addition, The MRKT offers ‘gourmet on-the-go’ with wood-fired pizzas, salads, sandwiches and desserts—perfect for picking up all you need for an outdoor picnic.

The Family Spring Hiatus package offers 15% off of room rates, free breakfast for kids under the age of 12 (with a paying adult), waived resort and parking fees, and a flexible cancellation. It is available now through April 30, 2021. The starting, nightly rate is $92.65.

Cancelation policy: the hotel requires a 24 hour prior to arrival cancellation to avoid one night room and tax fee

Online: towncountry.com

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection | Calistoga, CA

Meet the virtual work demands of the moment, all while nestled in wine country with round-the-clock business support, and daily tutoring and childcare for your family. Start your day with a cruise around Calistoga on two wheels, then settle into your new office set up on your expansive patio or socially-distanced co-working space, while knowing your little ones are getting an edge with best-in-class tutors. Turn the privacy of your studio into your home away from home in wine country.

Cancellation policy: Reservation deposit will be non-refundable if cancelled within 72 hours of arrival. (Deposit equaling the entire stay's room and tax charges is required at the time of booking. A $45/night resort fee will apply.)

Online: aubergeresorts.com

Hotel Trio | Healdsburg, CA

Hotel Trio is a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel and located just steps from charming restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, and boutiques in downtown Healdsburg. The family-friendly hotel features amenities like complimentary bicycle rentals for exploring the town, trails, and vineyards on wheels, a heated outdoor pool, outdoor BBQ patio area and bocce court.

Families can book the Camp Trio package featuring accommodations in the Queen Bunk Room with four queen-sized beds, amenities delivered to the suite by Rosé the Robot including coloring sheets and crayons, rubber ducky, popcorn, s’mores fixings, and a hotel scavenger hunt. The package includes breakfast, parking, split bottle of wine, guest shuttle and WiFi access throughout the hotel.

Online: hoteltrio.com

FLORIDA

photo: Hawks Cay

Hawks Cay Resort | Hawks Cay, Florida Keys

This iconic and glorious resort boasts a saltwater lagoon, resident dolphins, pools, a pirate ship water playground, stunning views and luxurious rooms. It's just a short drive from Miami, Key Largo and even Key West, not that you'll ever want to leave the grounds. Their current reservation policy requires a deposit equal to one-night room charge at the time of booking, but allows guests to cancel up to three days prior to arrival. This policy applies to all current packages including Hawks' prepay refundable package where guests can save up to 27% when they opt to pay ahead of travel. Additionally, guests who choose to stay three or more nights will enjoy a discounted rate of 15 – 25% off total booking.  

Online: hawkscay.com

Playa Largo Resort & Spa | Key Largo, FL

Trade Key West for a spring break stay in quirky and quieter Key Largo. Book the Stay and Play Package using code ZX0 for three nights or more and receive a $100 resort credit. Rates start at $439/night. Situated on 14.5 secluded waterfront acres, families on the hunt for an oceanfront retreat this spring break can make their way to Playa Largo Resort & Spa, a beach-chic oasis offering bright, gorgeous guest rooms with a laid back, Ameri-Caribbean aesthetic. One of the newest properties in the Upper Keys, this Autograph Collection Hotel is nestled amongst oversized gumbo limbo trees and miles of turquoise blue waters. Splurge and book a two-story bungalow in The Hammocks, which comes with its own ambassador who can arrange everything from in-room chef-driven dinners to a private Water Table culinary experience at Sol by the Sea.

Energetic kiddos can release their pent-up excitement on the resort's sports court, kayak or SUP around the Florida Bay, go parasailing, or build a sand castle while mom & dad relax in a VIP cabana. Families on spring break can also rent complimentary beach cruisers, embark on an enviro-tour with an on-property environmentalist, or set off through the winding nature trails (shaded by preserved gumbo limbo trees) to spot the Keys' most precious wildlife. After an active day, the whole gang can unwind by kicking back in an Adirondack chair around the beachside firepits with s'mores kits. 

Cancelation policy: May cancel seven days prior with no charge

Online: playalargoresort.com

The Henderson | Destin, FL

Just steps away from the coast’s white sand beaches and emerald-hued waters, The Henderson is offering a bed and breakfast package for families traveling during spring break including daily breakfast, complimentary valet, complimentary room upgrade and late check-out at 1 p.m. Rates start at $275 with a 48-hour cancellation policy through March 6, 2021. 

Online: hendersonbeachresort.com

Innisbrook Golf Resort | Palm Harbor, FL

Set on 900 wooded acres, Innisbrook Golf Resort has launched a special Weekly Vacation Rental package for families traveling for spring break, including up to 40% off the best flexible rates for stays of 7 nights or more; 20% off spa services; and up to 40% off golf rates. During their stay, families can indulge in the resort’s three restaurants, six pools (including water slides, sand beach areas, waterfalls, and volleyball courts), tennis center, spa, four championship golf courses, and activities such as bike riding or a trip to the nearby marine life rescue to meet Winter the dolphin from the 2011 film Dolphin Tale. The package is available for stays through May 26, 2021. Rates start at $155/night.

Cancellation policy: The resort offers a flexible 72-hour cancellation policy

Online: innisbrookgolfresort.com

Plunge Beach Resort | Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL

Families will enjoy the Plunge Beach Resort, a low-key stylish retreat on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean that will quickly become your home away from home. Offering 1- and 2-bedroom beach bungalows complete with kitchenettes, and a full size refrigerator, Plunge Beach Resort is perfect for families booking a long term stay. Additionally, the hotel offers beach chairs and towels, two pools, a sand volleyball court and other beach friendly games, and complimentary beach cruisers for exploring Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The hotel launched the Open Road Awaits package which offers 10% off best available rates for families.   

Online: plungebeachresort.com

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Parrot Key Hotel & Villas | Key West, FL

Check in for a family-style getaway with the kid-friendly Parrot Play package. Enjoy a three night stay in a spacious villa or suite and receive a food & beverage credit, beach games and a family Dolphin Tour with Sunset Watersports where you will watch the dolphins jump and play right next to the boat before heading to one of Key West’s best reefs for a snorkeling adventure. Plus, kids will receive a Parrot Scavenger Hunt where they will embark on a mission to discover the many activities around the resort!

Cancelation/Refund Policy: 7 days prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night's room & tax.

Online: parrotkeyhotel.com

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island | Amelia Island, FL

Ecology Field Trip Package: The property has partnered with the prestigious Reef Institute, in West Palm Beach to develop a five-day, four-night educational program that connects children to nature. The interactive program will engage children in earth-science studies including marine ecology and biology activities to learn about the unique barrier island the five-star resort sits on. Children will adventure on activities such as native dune exploration, kayaking and boat excursions to sample and study complex water systems, microscopic analysis of sand dwellers and coastal biosphere. The resort is also setting up remote classrooms onsite so children can find time to connect virtually to their studies in a socially-distanced space with high speed wifi.

Cancelation/Refund Policy: 7 days

Online: ritzcarlton.com

photo: The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, a Charlestowne Hotels managed property

The Atlantic Hotel & Spa | Fort Lauderdale, FL

With warm temperatures throughout the year, families looking for a tropical vacation can book their stay at one of Fort Lauderdale Beach’s longest standing waterfront boutique hotels, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa. Guests who book the hotel’s Swim, Sip & Save package will receive either 10% off Studios or 15% off Suites and two complimentary poolside cocktails just for the parents. Steps from the soft-sand beaches and picturesque promenades that characterize the city, the hotel offers kid-friendly experiences including sea turtle conservation classes, private surf lessons and stand-up paddle boarding on the intercoastal. The all-suite hotel features oversized rooms with fully equipped kitchens/kitchenettes and private balconies complete with unmatched views of the ocean or the vibrant city skyline, perfect for families of all sizes, dogs included! 

Cancellation policy: For a full refund, please cancel 72 hours before arrival date. Please call the hotel with any COVID cancellation-related questions at 954-567-8020.

Online: atlantichotelfl.com

GEORGIA

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee | Greensboro, GA

Camp doesn't have to end now that school is back in session, and with flexibility for working and learning from anywhere this year, an endless summer is in sight. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee introduced the exclusive ‘Ritz Kids Study Buddy’ program, where kids can mix education and fun at the lake this school year. While parents can "work from home" in the privacy of their luxury guest room, Lake House or Cottage, students can participate in a half or full day of this brand new fully customizable program.

A dedicated counselor will connect before arrival to learn about the digital learning schedule, building a personal syllabus for the kids. The Ritz Kids Study Buddy will ensure the virtual class schedule is followed with mentorship and assistance. While enriching experiences like harvesting in the Chef’s Garden or fishing in the lake are sprinkled in for a break from digital learning. “Recess” and screen breaks will also include a selection of brand new outdoor such as an "Amazing Nature" walk around the resort where they will see many animal wood carvings.

Cancelation/Refund Policy: 7 days

Online: ritzcarlton.com

HAWAII

photo: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel | Kohala Coast, Hawaii

The iconic property on the Island of Hawaii situated on what is arguably one of the island’s most breathtaking and swimmable beaches (Hapuna Beach). Visiting families can embrace the Aloha spirit and enjoy a variety of cultural activities led by the resort’s Aloha Ambassador such as Hawaiian language lessons and lei making, attend the award-winning Mauna Kea Lū’au (now offering family style dining in lieu of the traditional buffet), embark on a nighttime snorkel to see manta rays, dive into the world of beekeeping with Bee Mauna Kea and much more.

Spring Break Offers:

  • 5th Night Free: Valid for travel through May 31, 2021, guests will receive the 5th night free and waived resort charge after 4 paid consecutive room nights. Guests booking a spacious suite will also enjoy complimentary breakfast for two.
  • Family Promotion: Designed for families or extended families who need a bit more space, guests booking one room on the special Room and Breakfast rate will get 50% off the second qualifying room. This offer includes Beachfront & Beachfront Lawn accommodations and includes daily breakfast for two per room and waived resort charge. This offer is valid for travel through December 18, 2021.

Cancelation policy: While the resort typically requires 14 day advance notice for cancellations, they are now allowing guests to cancel up to 24 hours in advance to allow for last-minute COVID cancelations.

Online: maunakeabeachhotel.com

Grand Wailea | Wailea, HI

For those who feel comfortable and safe traveling and are looking to relocate to paradise for an extended period of time, Grand Wailea has introduced a special Extended Stay Package for stays of 14 days or longer. The Extended Stay Package has been thoughtfully created to allow travelers to set up a 'home' at Grand Wailea, with an emphasis on making the travel experience as seamless and safe as possible, starting each day with beautiful views from a private Ocean View room lanai, and enjoying personal office and schooling setups, a dedicated concierge, personal fitness pods and more.

With many travelers hesitant to get on a commercial flight right now, the package includes private jet transfers available upon request for the ultimate safety, as well as airport transfers, a personal grocery shopper and/or a private chef upon request. As part of this package, Grand Wailea can even arrange for guests to visit local farms for produce so that they can be assured they are receiving the freshest, local ingredients for their stay. 

Cancellation policy: Grand Wailea has a 14-day cancellation policy, in which standard reservations may be canceled at no charge. Advanced purchase packages and rates, special promotions, and rooms purchased via third party partners may have separate terms and conditions.

Online: grandwailea.com

photo: Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection

Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection | Kamuela, HI

Find a deeper connection and ignite your sense of discovery at Mauna Lani, where enriching cultural immersion awaits at every turn. Surrounded by royal fish ponds, ancient petroglyph fields, natural lava plains, and bordered by a collection of swimmable beaches, Mauna Lani beckons to be explored. From a coastal family trek mirroring historic paths once reserved for Hawaiian royalty, to adventuring along the ocean in a traditional Hawaiian-style outrigger canoe, authentic experiences await, allowing families to connect and create memories that will last a lifetime.

The resort’s younger guests can connect to the land, ignite their sense of discover and create a deep understanding and awareness for the natural surroundings at the Holoholo Kids Crew. The Holoholo Kids Crew features an array of indoor and outdoor cultural based activities tailored by age group. Taking advantage of Mauna Lani’s storied and sprawling land, the educational and fun programs range from cultural immersion, athletics and wellness, to culinary classes, movies under the stars, Moonlight storytelling and navigation.

Cancellation policy: Two night room and tax penalty for all room types when cancellation received within 7 days prior to arrival. 

Online: aubergeresorts.com

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel | Lahaina, Maui

Lovingly referred to as “Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel,” Kā’anapali Beach Hotel is making a splash this whale-watching season with their beloved Whale Encounter package. Now through April 15, 2021, guests can book a four-night stay in a partial ocean view room and receive a breakfast buffet for two on the morning of their choice, whale watching for two, and a lounge chair and umbrella rental set. The Whale Encounter package is listed from $1,599* plus taxes. 

Cancellation policy: Cancellation notice required by 4pm (HST) 3 days prior to arrival.

Online: kbhmaui.com

photo: Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Aqua-Aston Hospitality – Various locations in Hawaii and Orlando, Florida

Few places inspire as much wanderlust as the islands of Hawaii. Home to eight national parks, 400 beaches and countless scenic hikes, the state is a gold mine of staggering natural beauty. Families can find spacious, residential-style accommodations at various Aqua-Aston Hospitality condo resorts and hotels on Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. The hotel management company also operates two hotels in family-favorite Orlando, Florida. The spring break deal is 15% off any Aqua-Aston Hospitality stay + free room upgrade.

Cancellation policy: Reservation can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 24 hours before the scheduled arrival date through March 31, 2021

Online: aquaaston.com

Prince Waikiki | Waikiki, HI

Stay Longer, Experience More: The stunning Waikiki hotel with ocean views from every room is now offering an extended stay package that is great for family getaways this Spring. With “Stay Longer, Experience More,” guests enjoy every fifth night free, complimentary American Breakfast daily for two, and a one-time $50 food & beverage credit (per room, per stay). 

Cancellation policy: To accommodate evolving travel plans, through May 31, 2021, Prince Waikiki offers free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance of the reservation.

Online: princewaikiki.com

ILLINOIS

photo: David Burk

Hotel Zachary | Chicago, IL

Hotel Zachary is a 173-room boutique hotel located in iconic Wrigleyville, the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Inspired by the designs of world-renowned Wrigley Field architect and Chicagoan Zachary Taylor Davis, Hotel Zachary is where history and style come together, delivering a genuine Chicago neighborhood experience.  Families can work remotely while traveling and kids can continue with their virtual school learning with the Work Anywhere Stay Package. Starting at $230, The Work Anywhere Stay Pass promotion offers rooms or suites that provide guests an escape from the routine of working from home. Guests will be able to take advantage of hotel amenities and unwind in comfort, including private workspace (desk and chair), enhanced Wi-Fi and connectivity, daily bottled water and $10 F&B credit.  

Cancelation policy: Hotel guests may cancel their reservation at no charge before 11:59 PM local hotel time 1 day before arrival.

Online: hotelzachary.com

MINNESOTA

Radisson Blu Mall of America | Bloomington, MN

Enjoy this fun package that gives you a taste of camping from your comfortable room at the Radisson Blu Mall of America. Fort Blu includes all the tools necessary to create a cozy campsite: a projector to illuminate the ceiling with a starry night sky, kid-sized tent, a log-shaped pillow, and of course, a Marty the Moose stuffed animal to snuggle. A top-secret s’more-inspired recipe from the hotel’s Chef Dinesh and silver camping mug to help the kids get into character. Fort Blu also includes a number of family-friendly activities to keep cabin fever at bay such as a dream journal, Go Fish card game, and Curious George Goes Camping book. The starting price for Fort Blu ($189) also includes a gift certificate for a future one-night stay at Radisson Blu Mall of America – the perfect gift for an adult date night. To order the Fort Blu Kids Camping Package for car side pickup or delivery, call the hotel at 952.881.5258.

Cancellation policy: The hotel's Semi-Flexible Rate allows guests to change or cancel their hotel reservation up to 4 nights in advance without fee or penalty.

Online: radissonhotels.com

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Mill Falls at the Lake | Meredith, NH

Mill Falls at the Lake is a timeless, all-season resort beautifully situated on the western shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Mill Falls at the Lake is comprised of four unique hotels & inns—Church Landing, Bay Point, Chase House, and The Inn at Mill Falls. With its lakeside location, Mill Falls is the perfect family vacation destination offering summer activities like antique speed boat rides, pontoon boat charters, paddle boarding, kayaking, visits to local wineries, hiking and more. Mill Falls is also an ideal winter destination, with a cozy, rustic atmosphere and activities including ice skating on the lake, fire pits for s’mores, and skiing, snow tubing, and a mountain rollercoaster at the nearby Gunstock Mountain. 

Cancellation policy: Cancel by 3 p.m. 7 days prior to arrival to avoid penalty/forfeiture charge. A $30 processing fee will apply. Reservations canceled within 7 days will forfeit one night's room/package charge plus tax.

Online: millfalls.com

NEW YORK

Rocking Horse Ranch | Highland, NY

Rocking Horse Ranch sits on 500 acres in New York's picturesque Hudson Valley.  Founded in 1958, this family owned and operated gem was named TripAdvisor's #1 family resort in the United States for 2020, and for good reason.  The fun is non-stop, and all-inclusive at The Ranch! Unlimited horseback riding, Big Splash indoor pools, Eldorado Hot Springs, mountain tubing, super bungee jumper, rock wall, nightly entertainment, 3 delicious meals daily and much more!

Cancellation Policy: Guests have until 2 weeks prior to their reservation to receive a full refund (minus a $30 credit card processing fee), but are welcome to reschedule dates at any time if necessary.

Online: rockinghorseranch.com

NORTH CAROLINA

The Foundry Hotel | Asheville, NC

An idyllic mountain city for families looking to escape into the Great Outdoors, Asheville, NC offers a multitude of adventure activities including hiking and camping in picturesque Great Smoky Mountain National Park, known to be the most visited national park in the nation. Travelers looking to take in Asheville’s picturesque scenery can cycle along America’s Favorite Drive, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and enjoy unmatched views of the Appalachian Mountains. To complete an outdoor vacation, thrill-seeking families can stay at the city’s luxury The Foundry Hotel and take part in Are you Curious? package which includes breakfast at Benne on Eagle, off-roading Land Rover experience followed by a tour of The Biltmore Estate. Next day, to fully rejuvenate and relax as a family, enjoy a yoga session atop a nearby mountain and late checkout.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in accordance with your confirmation details. For further information about your specific policy, please contact greetings@foundryasheville.com.

Online: foundryasheville.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

photo: Bill Porter Photography

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa | Hilton Head, SC

At this family-friendly resort located off the ocean on Hilton Head Island, families can book the 2021 Spring Break Package between March 21 and April 14 that includes: Heritage Suite accommodations with a connecting room, daily breakfast for four, exclusive Personal Experience Planner, complimentary bike rental for length of stay for four people, complimentary one-day cabana rental and more. 

Cancellation policy: flexibility to cancel up to five days before for a full refund

Online: marriott.com

photo: HarbourView Inn, a Charlestowne Hotels managed property

HarbourView Inn | Charleston, SC

As Charleston’s only waterfront property in the Historic District, the HarbourView Inn offers a nautical escape for families looking to explore the Holy City’s waters with the Make A Splash Aquarium Package. Complete with tickets to the famed South Carolina Aquarium and a plush toy, guests can also enjoy complimentary five-star amenities including the hotel’s private rooftop area, gourmet locally sourced continental breakfast delivered in-room, afternoon wine and cheese hour, freshly baked cookies and milk in the evening and classic southern turndown service along with award-winning accommodations in the heart of Waterfront Park. To book, please the hotel at call 843-300-1835.

Cancellation policy: For most reservations, our Standard Policy permits cancellations without penalty 72 hours prior to 4 p.m. of the scheduled arrival day. Please call the hotel with any COVID-19 cancellation-related questions at 843-300-1835.

Online: harbourviewcharleston.com

TENNESSEE

The Hermitage Hotel | Nashville, TN

A cherished landmark in downtown Nashville touting a storied past and dripping with Southern Hospitality, The Hermitage Hotel is the ultimate spring break getaway for the whole family—pets included. Located in the heart of Nashville just steps away from the War Memorial and Tennessee State Capitol among an abundance of world-class music venues and historical treasures Nashville’s only 5-star hotel offers children and parents alike a first-hand look at history—the perfect complement to the virtual classroom students have been in for the last year. 

Package: From January 1-March 31, 2021 guests can choose The Hermitage Hotel as the starting point for their spring break adventure with the “Extend the Holidays Package.” This offer includes a beautifully appointed Deluxe Guest Room, $60 breakfast credit per room, per day to be used for onsite or in-room dining, $25 bar credit and complimentary valet parking. Rates begin at $369 per night.

Online: thehermitagehotel.com

DreamMore Resort and Spa | Pigeon Forge, TN

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa is offering a Spring Break Stay & Play Package that can be booked now through February 11. Families save 10% per night and receive two discounted admission tickets if they stay March 13-May 13. The tickets allow for special DreamMore guest privileges such as guaranteed Dollywood entry and free TimeSaver Line Management Passes (usually a $44 value). 

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 72 hours in advance of your stay. 

Online: dollywood.com/Resort

TEXAS

Marriott Marquis Houston | Houston, TX

Back to Nature Package: This Spring Break excite your senses as you go paddle boarding, kayaking or ice skating, and then refuel with a delicious breakfast for the whole family! Start the morning with breakfast for two adults and two children under 12 at the hotel's signature restaurant, Walker Street Kitchen and receive vouchers for your choice of paddle boarding, kayaking or ice skating. Enjoy the hotel's downtown location overlooking Discovery Green Park when you're not out and about. The property also features an enticing collection of amenities including a Texas-shaped lazy river, six restaurants, an on-site spa and an infinity pool. 

Cancellation policy:  For guests with reservations made on or after July 6, 2020, for arrival dates through March 31, 2021, we will allow the reservation to be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 24 hours before the scheduled arrival date

Online: marriott.com

The Westin Stonebriar | Frisco, TX

Following a $30 million renovation, The Westin Stonebriar is the premier luxury and wellness destination in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This spring, the property is offering a Stonebriar Spring Break package with rates starting at $189. Guests will enjoy an upscale room, $50 F&B credit and half-day cabana rental. The package is available from March 5-28 and bookings can be cancelled and refunded up to 48 hours before arrival. Call the property directly to book at 972.668.8000.

Online: marriott.com

INTERNATIONAL

photo: Ocean Club Resorts

Ocean Clubs Resorts | Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

Ocean Club Resorts is actually two gorgeous sister properties located on Grace Bay Beach, home to some of the most tranquil and sparkling turquoise waters in all of the Turks & Caicos. Super family-friendly, there are a variety of room options for every family size and budget and plenty of amenities, including on-site dining, SUP, diving excursions and more. Ocean Club Resorts has recently modified their cancellation policy to help with the current state of travel: any travel between now and Apr. 11, 2021 requires just 24 hours prior to arrival to cancel for a full refund. Additionally, they are offering 25-30% off on any stay through Dec. 18, 2021. 

Online: oceanclubresorts.com

Solmar Hotels & Resorts | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas is a worldwide hotspot for whale watching and Solmar Hotels & Resorts is offering a fun new whale watching package for booking through April 15 with rates starting at $134 per night. The rate includes accommodations, whale-inspired cocktail from the resort, action-packed two-hour whale-watching tour on an inflatable speedboat, Hydrophone (underwater microphone!), and round-trip transportation to and from the boat. 

Cancelation policy: Travel plans can be easily changed up to 24 hours before arrival if needed.

Online: solmar.com

Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort | Los Cabos, Mexico

Situated along the golden beaches of one of Los Cabos’ only swimmer-friendly beaches, Hilton Los Cabos recently debuted a multi-million dollar renovation. The reimagined property introduces several enhancements including its new beach club concept Enclave, 14 private plunge pool suites, an adults-only infinity pool, refreshed global culinary concepts, elevated family offerings including a new Splash Zone and dedicated family infinity pool, and an ocean-view fitness center.

Book the Beachfront Break package for the ultimate spring break getaway. It includes $150 F&B credit, reserved firepit & s'mores at Enclave Beach Club, custom family-friendly welcome amenity, and private roundtrip airport transfer. Rates begin at $409/night

Cancelation policy: Cancellations/refunds permitted up to 48 hours before scheduled stay

Online: hiltonloscabos.com

The Shore Club | Turks & Caicos

Creating the safest way to family vacation this Spring, The Shore Club offers a six-bedroom oceanfront luxury villa, perfect for the whole family traveling together with an occupancy of up to 14 guests. Within a gated and tranquil space just steps away from an 800-foot stretch of white sand, guests in the villa will feel like the only group on the island—yet close enough to have access to all the resort amenities and services. Guests looking only to be in the proximity of their travel pod will enjoy access into the resort through an underground tunnel and then traveling through the tunnel to enter the villa via an elevator right into the kitchen, allowing you to enter/exit the entire resort without coming in contact with other guests. 

Special services are included with each villa rental such as: Private butler on-hand for every need; VIP airport transfers; Villa stocked with alcohol, mixers, soda and waters and more.

Cancelation policy: Accepting cancellations and changes with as little as 24-hour notice

Online: theshoreclubtc.com

Marriott Cancun Resort | Cancun, Mexico

Discover the magic of Mexico at the easy to reach, Marriott Cancun Resort. Book the “Family Fun at Marriott Cancun” package, which puts the little ones in charge of their Cancun vacay and includes everything except boredom. Families will snag connecting rooms and free breakfast. Kids ages 4-12 also have daily access to the Kid’s Club, which features activities like Spanish lessons, piñata making, sushi rolling, sand castle building and arts and crafts. With a $100 daily resort credit that can be used on the spa, dining and more, kids can get pampered with treatments like “Mayan Princess For A Day” or the “Ice Cream Pedicure.” 

Cancelation policy: The property is offering a flexible cancellation policy of 24 hours. If cancelled within 24 hours, a one night room & tax penalty will be charged.

Online: marriott.com

Wymara Resort & Villas | Turks & Caicos

“Spring Forward” to one of the world’s brightest blue beaches, Grace Bay Beach, and save 30% off standard rates on travel through May 31, 2021 with promo code SPRINGFORWARD. Wymara Resort & Villas is welcoming guests back to Grace Bay Beach with a full renovation of its 91 rooms and suites. The new accommodations up the ante on the island’s luxury resort product and introduce an upscale, modern experience driven by functionality—and one that celebrates the innate splendor of the destination. Comfort and functionality are at the forefront, especially as travel trends continue to suggest the popularity of extended stays across all segments, including families. 

It’s only right that on an island revered for its powdery white sand and turquoise waters, families can enjoy complimentary kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and Hobie Cat sailing along Grace Bay Beach. If that weren’t enough, the gang can up the ante with a half- or full-day private yacht charter.

Cancelation policy: Reservation can be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival by 12 p.m. without penalties

Online: wymararesortandvillas.com

Conrad Punta de Mita | Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

For an extended spring break getaway this year, families will love Conrad Punta de Mita’s Stay Longer & Work From Paradise package, uniquely designed to meet the needs of today’s flexible remote working and virtual learning families. Opportunities to spend an extended amount of time in a tropical oasis are scarce, but given the current circumstances of today’s travelers, it’s never been a better time to indulge in this, and Conrad Punta de Mita is making it easier than ever. Families booking stays of 14-days or longer can enjoy the 3rd week free, 20% off F&B, premium Wi-Fi, and flexible cancelations (up to 48 hours prior to arrival with no deposit required). 

Cancelation policy: Cancel up to 48 hours prior to arrival with no deposit required

Online: conradpuntademita.com

Caribe Hilton | San Juan, Puerto Rico

Families looking for the ultimate Caribbean getaway that will please both the kids and their parents should head to Caribe Hilton, one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved and iconic resorts. From cooling off in the oceanfront swimming pools and exploring with on-site snorkeling and ’snuba’ to practicing your backhand at the Monica Puig tennis center, hanging at the outdoor playground and fountain pool, the resort offers an array of amenities sure to keep the kids happy and busy. While they’re out exploring, parents can enjoy the full service spa or any of the eleven on-site dining options, but don’t forget to try a piña colada—the famed cocktail was created at Caribe Hilton, after all. 

Book the ‘Dream Away’ offer and receive up to 15% off the best available rate as well as early check-in and check-out; subject to availability. Valid for travel now through December 31, 2021; blackout dates apply. 

Cancelation policy: Reservations can be changed or canceled up to 1 day before arrival. 

Online: caribehilton.com

The Westin Resort & Spa | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A direct flight from many US cities, Puerto Vallarta draws in families with its mountains-meets-the-ocean landscapes, colorful culture, culinary delights, and of course, its refreshing beaches and many water activities. Just a five minute drive from Puerto Vallarta’s international airport, The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta—a former palm tree plantation turned luxury wellness resort—greets families with a “Stay Longer, Experience More” package that offers 20% off four-night stays. 

The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta’s prime beachfront location and pergolas offer chic, socially distant spaces to enjoy the Puerto Vallarta sand. Sparkling pools built around the property’s historic palm trees offer a refreshing area to enjoy the outdoors, while expansive spa facilities, water activities, Westin Family Kids Club and outdoor Kids Playground, keep the entire family active. 

Cancelation policy: Guests may cancel their reservation for no charge before 11:59pm local time one day before arrival.

Online: marriott.com

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

To shine a light on a newly reimagined property, Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa has put together an elevated inclusive package providing families the opportunity to indulge in a total resort experience without having to leave the resort. For more information and to book the Inclusive Getaway, visit puertovallartamarriott.com and use code NCL. The offer is available from now until December 22nd, 2021. Rates start at $299 for 2 adults (tax and resort fee included). 

Nestled on a sandy strip between the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay, near downtown Puerto Vallarta, this sun soaked vacation caters to the little ones with a Kid’s Club providing engaging locally-inspired activities for kids ages 4 to 12 with fun, colorful outdoor and indoor play areas. The club’s staff teaches kids about Mexican culture with Spanish lessons, barro-clay pottery painting, bilingual folktales and Mexican cooking lessons while parents get some much deserved R&R near the recently upgraded (and PV's largest!) infinity pool and at Nosh, the brand new swim up bar. 

Cancelation policy: Guests may cancel their reservation for no charge before 11:59 PM local hotel time one day before arrival. If cancelled after this deadline a one night room & tax fee will be charged.

Online: marriott.com

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort | Riviera Pacifica, Panama

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort is a destination resort and beach community two hours outside of Panama City. Located on the Pacific coast of Panama and a short flight from major cities in the U.S., the resort offers travelers a quick, yet exotic getaway with miles of uncrowded beaches, unique rainforest experiences, and plenty of activities for all ages to enjoy while properly social distancing.  The 118-room luxury resort offers a range of onsite activities with seven swimming pools, Nicklaus designed 18-hole championship golf course, biking, tennis, a zoo, sports club, spa and many other nearby experiences. 

Families can take advantage of the resort’s Family Experiences package with rates starting at $249 to include daily breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old, complimentary stand-up paddle boards and kayak, daily activities in the Kids Club, a visit to the on-site Zoo, complimentary WiFi and the use of tennis and volleyball courts.  Guests can book from now until 12/8/21 using promotional code: MAJ.   

Cancelation policy: The resort offers guests the flexibility to change their reservations without any penalty or restrictions with added benefits to reschedule for a future stay. 

Online: marriott.com

Hotel Xcaret México | Quintana Roo, México

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is a 900-suite resort located in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The resort offers guests accommodations that are reach in Mexican history, art and entertainment. Hotel Xcaret Mexico offers guests the All-Fun Inclusive concept with unlimited access to Xcaret parks: Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xavage, Xoximilco, Xenses, and the Xenotes and Xichen tours.

In addition to food and beverages, transportation between parks and airport shuttle.  Rates for the All-Fun Inclusive package range from $285-358/night from February 1-April 30.  

Cancellation policy: Guests can cancel their reservations without any penalty up to seven days prior to their arrival. 

Online: hotelxcaret.com

photo: Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection | Anguilla

This upscale, private booking opportunity allows guests to choose from the resort’s Ocean View option with exhilarating views of the Caribbean Sea or take in the island’s lush greenery from the Garden View accommodations. Guests will enjoy a dedicated Butler available 24/7, a Private Destination Dinner Experience, a Sea Cruise Experience, as well as daily breakfast, lunch and dinner + nonalcoholic beverages, on-site experiences, such as snorkeling, kayaking, wellness classes, and other activities included in the all-inclusive package. 

Cancellation policy: Must cancel 7 days prior to arrival for a full deposit refund

Online: aubergeresorts.com/malliouhana

Windjammer Landing | St. Lucia

The island escape you’ve dreamed of is waiting for you in St. Lucia. The sapphire-blue waters, white-sand beaches, swaying palms, and endless sunshine are the postcard-perfect picture of paradise. Now, when you book your 2021 getaway to Windjammer Landing, you can save up to 50% on our luxurious ocean-view rooms. With our Linger Longer Package, you can stay three nights for the price of five, or five nights for the price of 10. You’ll also enjoy complimentary daily breakfast, access to water-sports equipment, fine dining at our world-class restaurants, and much more. You can even upgrade to the Premium All-Inclusive Package to enjoy our most exquisite culinary options, top-shelf spirits and wines, and additional activities. 

Cancellation policy: Most reservations made through the hotel in 2021 may be canceled up to 3 days prior to arrival. 

Online: windjammer-landing.com

—Kate Loweth

Editor’s note: All details were accurate at time of publication. Check local travel regulations and confirm cancellation policies before booking. 

 

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