Hotels offer inclusive rates, family deals

ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- From inclusive rates to family plans, hotels on Aruba are enticing clients with packages for travel this fall and winter. A sampling follows:

• Aruba Grand Beach Resort & Casino's Bed & Breakfast package includes daily breakfast with rates starting at $138 per room, double.

A minimum five-night stay is required, and rates are valid through Dec. 23.

• The Summer Nights and Winter Nights plans at Aruba Sonesta Beach Resort start at $160 per night, double.

Summer Nights rates start at $160 through Dec. 21; Winter Nights rates start at $225, Dec. 22 to March 30.

All packages include daily breakfast buffet. Stays this year include 1,000 American Airlines AAdvantage Miles.

A minimum three-night stay is required.

• The four-night Beach Break package at Bucuti Beach Resort is offered through Dec. 21.

Rates start at $376 per person, double, and cover superior accommodations, daily breakfast and a $15 casino voucher.

• Bushiri Beach Resort promotes inclusive rates from $160 per person, double, in superior accommodations.

Rates are valid through Dec. 21.

• The family packages at Divi Aruba Beach Resort Mega All Inclusive and Tamarijn Aruba Beach Resort Mega All Inclusive invite children up to age 17 to stay and eat for free when sharing a room with parents.

Nightly rates start at $250 per room, double. An extra room for kids is offered at $120 per night.

The family options are available through Dec. 21.

• Holiday Inn Sunspree Aruba Resort & Casino features the Kids Sleep Free plan, which enables children ages 17 or younger to stay free with parents.

Nightly rates begin at $125 per room, double.

•Wyndham Aruba Beach Resort & Casino offers inclusive rates starting at $425 per day, double.

The price is valid on stays through Dec. 22.

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