Sonesta adds home-style vacation units in Key Biscayne


KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Four upscale vacation homes are now part of the inventory available at Sonesta Beach Resort here.

The homes, commissionable at 10%, have a tropical decor and either three or four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a screened-in pool and patio, living/dining room areas, daily maid service and laundry facilities.

Rates of $650 to $975 per night apply through Dec. 23; $2,600 to $3,900 for four nights; $3,900 to $5,850 per week or $6,500 to $12,100 per month.

Guests occupying the homes have use of all hotel recreational facilities.

The property offers five shoulder-season packages, valid through Dec. 23.

The same plans are available during the peak season, from Dec. 24 to April 30, but at a higher cost.

All packages cover a room, supervised activities for toddlers through teen-agers, unlimited tennis, fitness center admission, shut- tle services, a cocktail party and parking.

Packages for stays in the main hotel include the following amenities in addition to the items listed above. Taxes are not included.

  • Choose Your Island Escape, three nights, from $828, double; $1,104, peak season.
  • The plan features a welcome cocktail and amenity such as a fruit basket or cheese and crackers; daily breakfast; two one-hour tennis lessons (per room); one dinner, and a personal watercraft rental.

  • Romantic Rendezvous, three nights, from $969 double; $1,260, peak.
  • Featured are a welcome drink, champagne and strawberries, daily breakfast, a gourmet dinner served at the table or beachside and daily use of a beach cabana.

  • Family Fest, three nights, from $876 for two adults, two children; $1,110, peak.
  • Included are daily breakfast, a welcome amenity, Miami Seaquarium admission, one all-you-can-eat ice cream experience and one-day bike rentals for all family members.

  • Bed & Breakfast, two nights, from $256 double; $750, peak.
  • Included are a welcome drink and breakfast.

  • Midweek Escape, three nights, Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday arrivals. Rates are from $369, double; $1,035, peak.
  • This package includes a welcome cocktail and amenity and daily breakfast.

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