In the spirit of giving thanks and giving back, hotels and resorts from Florida to the Caribbean to Latin America and beyond are inviting travelers to “Save It Forward” by committing to donating a portion of Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend bookings to local charitable organizations.
Save It Forward: Casa Palopó will donate 20% of Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend bookings to the Pintando Santa Catarina Palopó project. Guests who book November 29 – December 2 will receive an upgrade (based on availability at time of visit) and a guided tour of the project. Rates start at $315 per night for travel January 2 – March 31, 2020.
Hotel: Lake Atitlán’s Casa Palopo is a former home turned boutique hotel that embraces and submerges guests in its Mayan influences via 15 individually decorated guest rooms and suites that overlook the lake and its volcanoes.
Through the Pintanto Santa Catarina Palopo project, the town of Santa Catarina is undergoing a colorful transformation where its homes and buildings are being covered in vibrant murals and patterns representative of the Mayan heritage. The project is designed to foster change from the outside in, inspiring a sense of pride among its inhabitants who will in turn become more productive members of their community, while drawing more tourism and improving the quality of life here.
Save It Forward: St. Lucia’s famed, five-star Jade Mountain resort is offering 25% off their Star and Moon Sanctuaries + all inclusive F&B when guests stay four nights or more. A portion of visit proceeds will be donated to Helpaws, a local organization that promotes animal welfare. Booking window is November 26 – December 2, 2019 for travel March 1 – July 14, 2020 and October 16 – December 19, 2020.
Arguably the most breathtakingly beautiful resort in the Caribbean, Jade Mountain is a cliffside paradise best known for its sweeping views of St. Lucia’s twin Piton mountains and 3-walled, open-air, guest room ‘Sanctuaries’ that feature private infinity pools, four poster canopy beds, 24/7 butler service, and a unique design that makes guests feel like they’re right at the edge of the galaxy.
Book: Visit https://jademountain.com/cyber-monday to book or email email@example.com and mention ‘Cyber Monday Helpaws Special.’
Save It Forward: The “Season’s Eatings” package includes a holiday meal kit for a local family that will be delivered in the guest’s name. Package perks include rates starting at $199 per night and a destination-inspired dessert tasting amenity. Booking open November 29 – December 2, 2020. Valid for travel December 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020.
Hotel: Built on the site of the 16th century San Agustin convent, in a historically protected area within the city of Cusco, the JW Marriott El Convento Cusco preserves an amazing amount of the site’s history with highlights that include original colonial arches, exposed pre-Inca walls in some of the guest rooms and suites, and archeological exhibition areas in subterranean levels of the property.
Book: Visit jwmarriottcusco.com with cluster code LPR.
Save It Forward: Take 50% off the fifth night of your stay, with all revenue from that night being donated to one of two local organizations – Potcake Place or Reef RESCQ’s Adopt-a-Coral program — per the guest’s choice. Booking window is November 28 – December 2, 2019 for travel through September 29, 2020 (blackout dates apply to this offer). Rates start at $625 per night.
Hotel: This sleek boutique resort overlooks the iconic Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales, Turks + Caicos. Offering the perfect balance of contemporary island luxury and feels-like-family hospitality, the property features 91 island-inspired guest rooms and seven luxury, oceanfront villas overlooking the southern shore of Turtle Tail.
More about Potcake Place / Adopt-A-Coral: Potcake Place is dedicated to nurturing and finding homes for pups from The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos, lovingly known as Potcakes. The organization is run entirely by unpaid volunteers who care for and foster the pups until they are adopted, operating solely off of donations. Reef RESQ’s Adopt-a-Coral program allows individuals to adopt a coral fragment that is growing in its coral nursery. The fragment is cared for in a special coral nursery until it is large enough to be transplanted onto one of the organization’s reefs.
Book: Please call 1-844-207-8139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save it Forward: Rates from 45-50% off this Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Additionally, the company will donate $30 from every booking made during the 72-hour window to the Barbados Sea Turtle Project. The offer is valid for booking Nov. 29 – Dec. 6 and for travel now through December 1 – October 31, 2020 (black-out dates apply).
Hotel: Ranging from an adults-only beach pad to an eco-chic all inclusive located on the platinum west coast of Barbados, Elegant Hotels Group is a collection of seven beachfront properties including four all-inclusives and three boutique hotels. Each property features its own unique design and personality while celebrating Bajan culture through their on-property activities and signature inclusions.
More About the Barbados Sea Turtle Project: The Barbados Sea Turtle Project is an organization dedicated to restoring local marine turtle populations including the once endangered hawksbills and leatherbacks that are native to the island. For more than 25 years, the organization has relied on research and education to maintain the ecological diversity of Barbados and to educate travelers on various turtle conservation efforts. Barbados Sea Turtle Project not only assists with turtle hatchlings on the Elegant Hotels’ grounds, but they also operate a 24-hour “Sea Turtle Hotline” to monitor sightings and address sea turtle emergencies.
Book: Visit Eleganthotels.com or email email@example.com.
Deal: Up to 25% off Oceanfront rooms, with $25 per booking going to Blue Water Taskforce by Surfrider Foundation when you book from Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th to Thursday, December 7th. Valid for travel from December 1, 2019 to December 1, 2020; blackout dates apply. 5 rooms max per booking.
Hotel: Surrounded by swaying palms and lush gardens, The Palms Hotel & Spa combines genuine service, laid-back sophistication and oceanfront serenity into a 251-room destination right in the heart of Miami Beach. From seasonal, farm-to-table fare at Essensia Restaurant & Lounge, to organic treatments at The Palms AVEDA Spa, this Caribbean-inspired property promotes total wellbeing at every guest touchpoint. Unwind under a tiki cabana, soak in the sun on a plush beach lounger, say ‘hola’ to the two resident macaw parrots, or sip on a colorful cocktail with garnishes plucked straight from the on-site organic chef’s garden. This relaxing Miami Beach destination is the perfect location for a seaside escape anytime of year.
How to Book: Visit https://www.thepalmshotel.com and use promo code PROCYBERBLUE
Save It Forward: Circa 39 is offering up to 25% off, with $10 per booking benefiting the Hurricane Dorian Bahamas Relief Mission by Third Wave Volunteers. Valid for travel through December 1, 2020. Blackout dates apply, 3 rooms max per booking.
Based in Miami, Third Wave Volunteers provide disaster relief response and resilience with medical and non-medical volunteers world-wide. Circa 39 donations to Third Wave Volunteers’s Hurricane Dorian Relief Mission will secure tents for homeless Grand Bahama and Abaco residents.
Set to provide an authentic taste of the melting pot that is Miami, Circa 39 borrows from an eclectic mix of styles, from beachside simplicity to tropical vibrancy, vintage charm and old world comfort.
Booking Window: Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28th to Thursday, December 7th.
Book: www.circa39.com with code PROCYBERWAVE