The newly renovated and reopened Saba Rock Resort in the British Virgin Islands. Photo courtesy Saba Rock.
Where: Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Va.; 800-832-5665.
What is special: Kingsmill, with its host of activities, is quite the playground. There are two championship golf courses, a spa, 15 clay and hard surface tennis courts, marine activities (jet ski rentals, pontoons, kayaks, paddle boards and fishing poles), a fitness center with an indoor pool, a outdoor pool (open Saturday and Sunday until September 18), and bicycle rental. Beyond the resort are Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. A variety of accommodation includes rooms, apartments and three and four bedroom villas. The homes—situated on the James River with golf and water views—are ideal for families, girls’ weekends and guys’ golf trips, with private bathrooms in each bedroom.
Agreement: of “Washington’s exclusive reader deal” includes one supplement for each two-night stay (minimum) in one of the villas – eight rounds of golf or eight spa treatments. Call 855-421-3413 to reserve or use deal code WASHINGTONIAN22. Package prices start at $1,499.
When: Valid for stays until December 31, 2022.
A better home than ever
Where: The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, Va.; 540-839-1766.
What is special: For more than 100 years, the Homestead has welcomed presidents and dignitaries from around the world. It’s also a big favorite of DMV guests. Sitting on 2,000 gorgeous acres, this elegant resort offers a long list of activities and amenities. Guests can golf on two championship courses, play tennis, ride horses, go fishing, go to the shooting club, swim indoors, relax in the spa and dine at a variety of restaurants, from beautiful to casual. Visitors can even take in the same healing mineral waters that Thomas Jefferson experienced in 1818. The resort recently underwent a $140 million renovation that updated the facade, guest rooms, and Great Hall. The theater is being converted into a small bar with dinner theater-style seating, while the casino building will see the Pro Shop on the main floor transformed into a quick picnic-style dining experience. The hotel is also adding 4,000 square feet of meeting space.
Agreement: of Washington’s exclusive “Virginia Wine & Relaxation” package includes a wine-tasting flight for two at the Virginia Wine Experience and two days at the adults-only Serenity Garden spa, which features the resort’s natural hot springs. To book use promo code VWINE. Room rates start at $399 per night.
When: Valid for stays until November 17, when booked until October 31.
Intimate in Charleston
Where: French Quarter Inn, Charleston, SC; 843-722-1900.
What is special: This 50-room luxury boutique hotel is located just off Market Street in downtown Charleston. With amenities like artisanal breakfast (served in-room, in the lobby, or on the outdoor terrace), all-day food and refreshments, afternoon wine and cheese hours, and fresh-baked cookies and milk, the hotel feels more than charming. a friend’s southern home. Guests are greeted with a flute of champagne and can also enjoy vintage bike hire, a pillow menu and turndown service. Nearby is City Market, trendy boutiques, top Charleston restaurants and cultural destinations.
Agreement: Washington Readers, when you book the hotel’s Settle Inn & Stay Awhile offer, you’ll get 15 percent off a three-night stay, 20 percent off a four-night stay and 25 percent off a five-night stay. Those staying four nights or more also get a free check-out at 1pm Plus, Washingtonian readers will receive a free bottle of champagne when they use the booking code WSH. To reserve, click here or call 843-722-1900. Starting room rates are $379 per night.
When: Valid for stays until 30 September 2022 when booked by 25 September.
Bike to music
Where: Noelle Nashville, Nashville, TN; 615-649-5000.
What is special: In downtown Nashville, luxury boutique Noelle was completely renovated and reimagined from its former 1930s Noel Place. Touches of the past are found in restored terrazzo floors, original brass fixtures and soft pink granite walls in one of the restaurants his. Guests can drink and dine at a variety of on-site options, including the Rare Bird rooftop bar, the Chamber of Commerce with a 1930s Nashville glam, and the Drug Store Cafe. (Plus, ask about the hotel’s Hidden Bar below Noelle.) The hotel is perfectly located near Broadway, with all its bars and music, as well as the Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center.
Agreement: The Pelotonia Legend Package includes $50 of your hotel room rate donated to Pelotonia (with all of it going directly to cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center) and Pelotonia-themed guest room accommodations on a Peloton bike. Washingtonian readers get 15 percent off their room rate, plus two free cocktails. To book click here. Room rates start at $299.
When: Valid for stays until September 30, 2022.
Where: Saba Rock, North Sound, British Virgin Islands; 284-393-9220.
What is special: Floating on the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea is the newly rebuilt and recently reopened Saba Rock in the British Virgin Islands. The resort offers a relaxed, casual Caribbean atmosphere, along with water activities including diving, snorkeling, kiteboarding, paddleboarding, kayaking and boating. The resort has nine guest rooms (each with a private balcony), an oceanfront restaurant, a sunset lounge and bar, a beach spa treatment room, a dive shop and a retail store where guests can shop from local designers and see historic shipwrecks.
Agreement: With Saba Rock’s Washingtonian exclusive offer, readers will receive a welcome cocktail, a 25 percent discount on dining at the restaurant, plus late checkout (2pm), subject to availability. To reserve, contact the general manager at GM@SabaRock.com or call the resort at 284-393-9220. Room rates start at $550 per night, with breakfast included.
When: Valid for stays from October 16 to December 1, 2022.