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Flagler Beach

Flagler Beach is a seaside community with six miles of sandy beaches, restaurants and shops. Stay at the Island Cottage Oceanfront Inn & Spa which is set on a sandy beach, perfect for romantic walks and sunset cocktails. The spa offers a diverse menu of services, including couples' massages under the stars. Rooms start at $169 per night (islandcottagevillas.com, 877-662-6232).

Discovery Cove in Orlando

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Discovery Cove in Orlando is a tropical park where vacationers can swim with a bottlenose dolphin, interact with rays, observe 30 species of birds in the aviary, and swim in the pool. Admission to Discovery Cove is limited to 1,000 guests per day to ensure an experience with more personal attention.

Upon arriving at Discovery Cove, guests are personally checked in and invited to walk through a nature trail with unique animals. Discovery Cove is home to lagoons, reefs, waterfalls and grottos which can be explored by the whole family. Among other attractions, visitors can explore the reef filled with exotic fish with a mask and snorkel.

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To be able to swim with dolphins, visitors must be at least 6 years old (please double check this requirement before you go as rules may change). Children under 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult to visit Discovery Cove. Kids 14 to 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian through the check-in process. All-inclusive pricing starts at about $249. If you skip the swim with a dolphin experience, prices start at $149 per person. For more information and reservations call 877-4-DISCOVERY or visit www.discoverycove.com.

 

Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has introduced Florida's tallest roller coaster, SheiKra. The ride reaches 70 mph in speed, is 200 feet high and lasts about three minutes. SheiKra is currently the tallest dive coaster in the world. It also features a 138-foot dive into an underground tunnel and a water-feature at the end of the ride.

Riders must be at least 54 inches tall. The coasted is located in the park's new Stanleyville area. After experiencing SheiKra, visitors can have lunch at the Zambia Smokehouse. For more information about Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, visit www.buschgardens.com. Find out more about Florida and plan your vacation getaway.

Championship Golf

Plan a trip to Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate and play on two Greg Norman-designed championship golf courses. The resort can customize golf vacation packages that will let you play on many nearby golf courses as well. The National is an American-style course with lush fairways and fun par 3s. The International is an authentic links-style course with one of the highest difficulty ratings in the state.

In addition to great golf, the Omni Orlando Resort in Florida features an European spa, an array of dining options and proximity to the area's theme parks such as the Walt Disney World theme parks, Sea World Orlando and Universal Studios Florida, which makes it an exciting family vacation destination. Find out more about the Omni Orlando Resort, view rates, and plan your getaway to Florida.

Florida Spas

Choose from a great selection of spas which cater to both men and women with unique and relaxing treatments.

  • Doral: Doral has 52 treatment rooms and offers over 100 services, ranging from beauty treatments to wellness programs. The resort offers several packages. If you are a golfer, you will enjoy the resort's five championship courses for players of all skill levels, including the famous Blue Monster. After a day of golf, try the Blue Monster Massage, a revitalizing sports massage, to help you relieve muscle soreness.
  • Boca Raton: The 50,000-square-foot Boca Raton Resort has 44 treatment rooms and a wide choice of therapies, including Native American healing rituals and European techniques.

Miami Spas and Day Spas

  • Canyon Ranch: Canyon Ranch in Miami Beach brings the Canyon Ranch philosophy to Miami and offers its guests an extensive menu of services.
  • Spa of Eden: Spa of Eden at the Eden Roc Renaissance Resort offers a number of packages and individual treatments in Miami Beach, Florida. Guests must be 18 years of age for spa services. The spa is open Monday to Friday 6am to 10pm; Saturday & Sunday 8am to 8pm. For more information and reservations, call the Reception Desk at 305-674-5585 or Spa Package Reservations at 305-674-5580.
  • Lyons Day Spa: Lyons day spa in Miami offers a full range of services. Guest can choose from a variety of massages, body treatments, facials, hair and mail care. The spa uses some of the leading products, including Aveda, Dermalogica, Tend Skin and Keyano. Lyons is open from Tuesday to Saturday and closed on Sundays and Mondays. For more information and reservations, call 305-663-1777.
  • Meduhr: Meduhr on Biscayne Boulevard in Miami is known especially for its bikini wax, offers a number of skin care, massage and body services. If you are planning a vacation to Miami, stop at the spa for a waxing treatment and a relaxing massage the day before you go to the beach. Swedish Massage costs $80 for 60 minutes. Meduhr is open Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm; 6pm - 7pm by appointment; Saturdays 9am - 5pm; closed Sundays. For more information and reservations, call 305-758-5750.
  • Myra & Company: Myra & Company features a day spa, salon, spa cafe, and a movement studio featuring daily Pilates classes. At Myra, women and men can spend a full day of pampering and rejuvenation. The spa also offers Alternative Medicine treatments such as acupuncture and needle free acupuncture. The spa is located in South Miami. Opening hours are as follows: Wednesday & Thursday 8am - 8pm; Friday & Saturday 8am - 7pm; Sunday 10am -6pm; Monday 8am - 6pm; and Tuesday 8am - 7pm. For more information and reservations, call 305-661-2381.
  • Nirvana: Located in the Howard Johnson Hotel in Miami Beach, Nirvana offers relaxing treatments, a Russian steam room, Finnish dry sauna, Swiss showers, Turkish Hamam steam room, a Lavendar Aromatherapy steam room and an ozonated jacuzzi. The spa is open seven days a week from 11am to 10pm. For more information and reservations, call 305-867-4850 or toll-free 800-355-0564.

Florida Weekend Packages

  • Central Florida's Treasure Coast from $139: Vero Beach on Central Florida's Treasure Coast is offering a mid-week special for AAA Members which is perfect for a quick trip. Receive 30% off your reservation when you reserve Sunday to Thursday, including free valet parking and a complimentary glass of Champagne upon arrival. Rates Starting at $139 (ask for HDEAL rate). The property is also offering the perfect package for couples who want to get away on their second honeymoon. Mini-Moon which includes: three nights in a suite, airport pickup, breakfast, chairs, 1 dinner, spa visit, Tiffany frame, and edible turndown. Ask for the PSPA rate which includes: 20% off best available rate and a 25 minute massage and facial.
  • LEGOLAND Tickets at The Bohemian Celebration: Bohemian Hotel Celebration is a 115-room luxury getaway with old-world elegance and lakeview guest rooms. The hotel is offering several great packages for couples and families. Take a look at the LEGOLAND offer which includes: Spacious accommodations for up to four, Delicious breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children to energize you for the day (up to $70), Two adult tickets to LEGOLAND (children's tickets can be purchased separately on property based on quantity and ages), Two activity books with crayons and Four bottles of water. Great for couples, the Adventure in the Sky special includes: One night in our luxurious accommodations, Two tickets for a hot air balloon ride and Transportation to and from the landing zone. Flights are available seven days a week at sunrise, weather permitting. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. The Romantic Retreat includes: Luxury guest room, romantic turn-down service which includes a bottle of champagne, chocolates, rose petals and a romantic CD to play in the in-room Bose CD player; and Breakfast for two in the morning to be used in the Bohemian Bar and Grill restaurant or room service (up to $50).
  • Dinner on a Private Yacht in Fort Myers from $289 per night: Sanibel Harbour Resort in Fort Myers in Florida is offering a dining special which gives you a chance to dine aboard a luxury private yacht. Ask about the "Dine with Us" offer which starts at $269 and includes: breakfast buffet, Dinner, Champagne & strawberries.. Ask for a room with a view of Sanibel and Captiva islands on your trip. You may also like the relaxing spa special with rates starting at $289 per night. Ask about the "Revitalize and Rejuvenate" promotion which includes: Overnight accommodations, Breakfast for two each morning, One 50 minute spa service, Choice of a Swedish Massage; and a Caloosa Facial, body wrap or body scrub. Mention promo code SPA to get this package. The property has a 40,000 square foot spa & fitness center.
  • Save with a Package in Coral Gables: Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida is a stylish getaway for couples who like to golf, relax at the spa and have romantic dinners. Take a look at the hotel's Romantic Escape which includes: Deluxe accommodations with welcome amenity including champagne and strawberries, One 5-course tasting dinner for two at the Award winning Palme d'Or restaurant, One 50-minute couples massage at the Biltmore, Breakfast daily in any of the resorts 3 restaurants; Complimentary valet parking, Unlimited fitness classes, health club access and tennis. The Pamper & Play is great for couples who want to combine spa and golf - it includes: Deluxe accommodations, Breakfast daily in Fontana's Courtyard, The 19th Hole or Cascades (Weekend's Only), Unlimited golf on the Donald Ross Classic course, additional rounds are subject to cart fees, One 50-minute Spa treatment, Unlimited fitness classes, health club access and tennis. If you are looking for free nights on your romantic getaway, take a look at the Stay 4 Pay 3 which gives you a free night on certain dates. Click here for more Florida packages.