Family Micro-Cations are Trending, Here Are Resorts Offering Best Deals

Family Micro-Cations are Trending, Here Are Resorts Offering Best Deals

Summer travel is on the horizon! With a recent survey from The Vacationer showing that 80% of American adults plan to travel this summer,  these beachfront and eco-conscious hotels with programming for the whole family offer steep summer discounts that will only hang around for the season.

Hawks Cay Resort, The Florida Keys (pictured)

Families vacationing at Hawks Cay can check boxes off their fun-to-do lists with the warm Florida Keys sun and sand as the backdrop. This summer at Hawks Cay, guests can enjoy hot savings with the resort’s new Escape to Island Time promotion for the island getaway they’ve been dreaming of. Complete with snorkeling, fishing, and plenty of tropical sunshine, guests can save 20% off weekdays and 10% off weekends, plus receive a $150 resort credit to spend at the spa or dining at Hawks Cay. Use code STAYHC at checkout to redeem.

Hawks Cay is home to seven pools including a children’s only Pirate Ship Pool, an adults-only Oasis Cay, family-friendly Dolphin Connection program, kids club, award-winning spa, and family-friendly programming, Hawks Cay is an all-round family-friendly escape for guests looking to enjoy their time on the water indulging in the best that the Florida Keys have to offer.

With access to some of the country’s best water-based adventures available right from its marina, parents can help their littles reel in their first catch, teens can snorkel over coral reefs to spark new interests in marine biology, and grandparents can enjoy sunset cruises around the island. Resort images available here.

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, Panama

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, a one-of-a-kind destination resort in Panama’s suburban Buenaventura beach community, hosts activities and adventures for the entire family. This summer, the resort is introducing new programming and unique offerings to welcome families back to summer in paradise. Kids even dine for free with the resort’s new booking promotion.

Valid until Oct. 31, kids can dine for free with the resort’s ‘Kids dinner is on us!’ promotion. The promotion includes daily breakfast for two adults and two kids under 12 years old, and one free choice from the kids’ menu at participating restaurants for kids under age 10. Rates start at $199/night. To reserve your summer vacation getaway and to learn more about this promotion, please visit

Situated within an exclusive golf and beach community on the Pacific Ocean, The Buenaventura provides the ultimate home-away-from-home atmosphere with its warm hospitality, attentive service, and plenty of adventurous attractions. With its luxury accommodations, chef-driven restaurants, and a wide range of recreational activities and programs, it is the perfect family-friendly destination resort to visit this summer.

Royal Uno® All Inclusive Resort & Spa, Cancun

The latest luxury resort offering from Mexican tourism pioneers Royal Resorts®, Royal Uno® All Inclusive Resort & Spa, will open its doors on June 28 with a splash for families, couples, and solo travelers visiting Cancun. Featuring a host of programming for every member of the family, the soon-to-open resort is extending its new Hot Deal promotion allowing vacationers can save 28% off their all-inclusive stay at the resort. Bookings are now open for stays up to Dec 15, 2023.

An immersive family-friendly activity that everyone will love is turtle watching at Royal Uno®. From May to October annually, the shores of the Mexican Caribbean see more than seven types of sea turtles, which Royal Uno® protects under its turtle conservation initiatives. Families can observe the spectacular turtle nesting process beachfront at Royal Uno®, for summer memories to last a lifetime.

Setting new standards in service, the 540-room resort provides an “Authentic Cancun” experience with a blend of classic hospitality, contemporary chic, signature dining, and activities for all ages. The elevated all-inclusive resort features an impressive array of amenities including two oversized pools, a children’s pool with a water play area, Alea® Spa, watersports, swim-up bar and beach bar, Uno Kids Club and a Family Room for video games and movies, and more, making it perfect for a family trip away.

Hotel Belmar, Costa Rica

Nestled in the mountains of Monteverde, Costa Rica, Hotel Belmar is a family-owned gateway with 26 charming guest rooms and suites. The hotel features a variety of amenities including microbrewery, organic restaurant, juice bar and tearoom, organic garden, spring water pond, sun deck and spa. The hotel is also home to a sustainable farm, Finca Madre Tierra, with guided tours and horseback riding for guests. From farm to table dining to yoga retreats, relaxing spa treatments and more, the Hotel Belmar offers a personalized, immersive experience.

This summer, the hotel is offering a 15% discount on any guestroom or suite with prices starting at $219/night + tax for stays during the months of June, July and August by using promo code Summer2022. For more information about the resort, visit and click here for more details.

Frangipani Beach Resort, Anguilla

Frangipani Beach Resort is a family-owned and operated resort that has set itself apart as the premier luxury boutique resort on the island of Anguilla. Set on Meads Bay, one of Anguilla’s premier beaches, the resort provides each guest who stays in one of its 23 guestrooms or suites with an unrivaled personalized experience. This summer, Frangipani Beach Resort invites guests to extend their Caribbean getaway by taking advantage of the Endless Summer Special, offering 15% off a 10-night stay or more in any suite category with prices starting at $725/night + tax.

This is an ideal offer for families and those wishing for a never-ending summer on the island’s crystal clear-clear turquoise waters. Guests can choose from a variety of suites, all featuring a balcony or terrace boasting sweeping views of Meads Bay. With a Junior Suite as well as One-Bedroom, Two-Bedroom, or Three-Bedroom Suites available and all featuring full living spaces, a kitchen, and a washer and dryer, the suites are a home away from home.

Guests will also receive daily breakfast at Straw Hat Restaurant, access to beach hopping experiences aboard FrangiCat, the resort’s 36’ power catamaran, complimentary access to the on-site tennis court, motorized and non-motorized water sports, a beachfront infinity pool, fitness facility, bicycles, and Balinese spa.

Grand Residences, Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Grand Residences is a secluded coastal resort located about half an hour outside of Cancun and home to its own private beach area. The resort offers an array of onsite activities (i.e., Zumba class, Spanish lessons) and immersive experiences for guests of all ages. Through their Kids Club programming, younger guests, ages 12 and under, can learn about local culture and traditions through interactive games and art projects. The resort also offers a guided bike tour to downtown Puerto Morelos where dad and family can enjoy the shops and even choose to explore the protected marine park via a snorkel trip.

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun’s three onsite restaurants, 24-hour room service, and beachfront BBQs ensures that there are plenty of delectable culinary options to choose from. With an all-inclusive option, complimentary private car service to/from the airport in Cancun, children ages 12 and under staying complimentary, and the current 20% off all-inclusive stays, Grand Residences offers the ideal secluded getaway for families to enjoy this summer. Find a few images of the resort and family experiences here.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, South Walton, Florida

Sitting along the emerald green waters of Northwest Florida, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa provides families looking to spend quality time together the perfect coastal getaway. Onsite features include golfing, waterfront chairs and activities, unforgettable dining options (including the area’s only AAA Four Diamond steakhouse, Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood), and more with a side of smalltown charm.

The nearby marina provides endless opportunities for the family to enjoy half-day or full-day fishing excursions where they will have the chance to explore the wide variety of redfish, speckled trout, and more that the gulf has to offer. The resort’s complimentary transportation to the nearby Village at Baytowne Wharf allows guests of all ages to explore an array of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and more. Hilton Sandestin’s spacious suites, small town charm and endless ocean views make it the ideal all-encompassing secluded stay for a quick flight or road trip this summer. As an added bonus, the resort’s Sunshine & Good Vibes package allows families visiting this summer to have daily breakfast, beach set-up, drink vouchers and more per two adults when booking their accommodations, kids 12 and under are provided breakfast complimentary year-round.

Ocean Club Resorts, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

Located directly along the world-renowned Grace Bay Beach on Provo, sits Ocean Club Resorts, two all-suite properties that provide the ultimate tropical island getaway for families. Travelers to one resort are able to enjoy amenities and features at both, the resorts’ “Stay at one, Play at both” option provides 3 pools, 3 tennis courts, water sports and dining at 3 restaurants between the two resorts. Complimentary transportation is included for all guests between Ocean Club and Ocean Club West, tennis equipment, bicycles and beach loungers with the resorts’ signature pink umbrellas are also included with every stay.

Direct beachfront access also makes it convenient for guests of Ocean Club Resorts to be picked up directly from the shore for any fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving excursions enjoyed via boat. Nearby golfing, shopping and additional dining is also an option. Families that choose to enjoy either Ocean Club Resort location this summer can do so with a savings of up to 25% off their total stay.