Rates & Dates: Isla Verde Beach Resort helps families catch some waves


Families can hit the waves in Puerto Rico this spring with the Isla Verde Beach Resort's overnight getaway.


The package features deluxe oceanview accommodations for up to two adults and two kids; two one-hour surfing lessons for one parent and child; a picture of the parent and child surfing; and two hotel T-shirts (one for the parent and one for the child).

Rates start at $275 per night through April 30 and are lowered to $200 between May 1 and Nov. 30. There is a two-night minimum stay required and rates are valid Thursdays through Sundays only.

Isla Verde Beach Resort

Phone: (787) 791-0404


Originally slated to end at the end of 2005, Manhattans Salisbury Hotel has extended its MoMA Museum Lovers package through Oct. 1.

The Salisbury is on West 57th Street across from Carnegie Hall, and the Museum of Modern Art is four blocks south on West 53th Street. It is open daily, except Tuesdays.

The package is priced from $189 per night, double, for accommodations from Sundays through Wednesdays, and from $219 for Thursdays through Saturdays. Tax is not included.

The price includes two tickets that guarantee holders won't have to wait in line to be admitted to the museum and a copy of MoMA's "Highlights" keepsake book.

Salisbury Hotel

Phone: (888) NYC-5757


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The Sea Lodge Hotel in La Jolla, Calif., has created the Spring Attractions package, which combines a two-night stay at the property with tickets to a choice of San Diego-area attractions.

The plan covers accommodations in a garden patio room and either two adult tickets to the San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park or SeaWorld. The plan is priced from $389 with tickets to Wild Animal Park, from $399 for tickets to the San Diego Zoo or from $439 with tickets for SeaWorld.

The plan is available through June 15. Extra nights can be added for $169 per night. Additional attraction tickets for children and adults a can be purchased at a discounted rate.

The Sea Lodge

Phone: (800) 237-5211


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The Pan Pacific Bangkok is celebrating Songkran, the Thai New Year, from April 7 through 17 with the Thai New Year 2006 package.

The package is priced from $109 per person, single, or $119 per person, double, and covers overnight accommodations in a superior room, late checkout, breakfast buffet, access to the Pacific Lounge and use of the hotel's health club facilities.

Songkran is April 13 and Thai New Year festivities will take place April 13 to 15.

Pan Pacific Bangkok

Phone: (800) 327-8585


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The Hops-Scotch event and package at St. Michaels, Md.s Inn at Perry Cabin is sure to pique a few clients' interests.

The one- or two-night plan is formatted around the April 7 Hops-Scotch event, which includes a four-course gourmet dinner with beer and scotch pairings and a presentation by scotch and beer expert Haley Schwartz.

The package covers overnight accommodations for two, a Hops-Scotch room amenity, breakfast and the Hops-Scotch event for two people. Rates start at $495 for one night and $755 for two nights.

The event can be booked alone, at $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Inn at Perry Cabin

Phone: (800) 722-2949 or (410) 745-2200


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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, South Africa, is offering the three-night Kids Fun in the Sun plan through the year.

The package offers accommodations in a one-bedroom suite; full English breakfast daily; a survival kit for mom; a goodie pack for the kids; tickets for the family to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront's Aquarium; a guide on what to do and see in Cape Town; a basket of toys to use while at the hotel; a selection of in-room movies; and three hours of baby-sitting service.

The plan is priced from $405 to $964 per night for a family of four (two adults and two children), for a minimum three-night stay. Prices vary depending on room category.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Phone: (011) 27-21 437-9000


E-mail:[email protected]

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The museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is presenting the exhibit "The Journey Home - John F. Kennedy and Ireland" throughout the year, and the Fairmont Copley Plaza has partnered with the museum to create the JFK Experience plan, also valid throughout the year.

The overnight plan, priced at $215 per room, includes two tickets to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, which entitles guests to access the entire museum as well as the exhibit. The price also includes a copy of the book, "Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye." Rooms on the Fairmont Gold floor are an additional $100 per night.

Fairmont Copley Plaza

Phone: (800) 441-1414


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