The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway

The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway

Win one of 12 two-night staycations at some of Florida’s best resorts and boutique hotels.

Beat the heat this summer with a staycation at one of the many resorts and hotels across Orlando, Tampa and beyond. Now offering spectacular summertime rates, these sprawling properties provide the perfect elements of a getaway for two.

We’ve gathered all the details for a dozen different staycation packages but even better… we’re giving all 12 away during our 2nd Annual Great Summer Staycation Giveaway hosted  by Orlando Date Night Guide and Tampa Date Night Guide. 12 lucky couples in total will enjoy some much needed summertime QT.

Beginning Tuesday, June 20, we’ll start giving away a different two-night staycation package every Tuesday and Thursday for six straight weeks! The final getaway prize will be awarded on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

The entry window won’t close until midnight on July 26, 2017.

Only one entry necessary per email address. One email entry equals entry into all 12 giveaways. We draw a new winner each Tuesday and Thursday from the total list of entries to date through Orlando Date Night Guide and Tampa Date Night Guide.

Enter below and be sure your sweetie enters too… double your chances!

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS NOW CONCLUDED

Rules & Fine Print

All winners are chosen completely at random using the random number generator at Random.org. No exchanges, cash alternatives or substitutions for prizes. You get what you get, and you don’t get upset! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to individuals who are, as of entry date, legal residents of, and physically located within, the U.S. and Puerto Rico and who are not minors. Sweepstakes drawing starts 12:01 AM (ET) on 6/20/17 and ends 12:01 AM (ET) on 7/27/17. Click here for full Official Rules.

**LIST OF PRIZES**

TUESDAY, JUNE 20: Epicurean Hotel

WINNER: Briana Russell

The Epicurean Hotel, a 137-room boutique property located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa, features a state-of-the-art culinary classroom known as the Epicurean Theatre; Élevage, a restaurant where classic recipes are re-imagined; EDGE rooftop bar; Chocolate Pi pâtisserie; Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits wine shop and Evangeline full-service spa.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including a Classic King Guest Room, complimentary valet parking, plus bikes for two to explore Historic Hyde Park Village. Valid thru 6/20/2018, based on availability.

This summer, Florida residents can save up to 15% off the best available rate at Tampa’s food-focused, Epicurean Hotel. For information or reservations for the Epicurean, please call (855) U-AWAKEN (829-2536) or visit www.EpicureanHotel.com.

Epicurean Hotel Tampa

THURSDAY, JUNE 22: Reunion Resort

WINNER: Jon Doyle

Reunion Resort features luxury resort accommodations including private villas and vacation homes surrounded by 2,300 acres of lush landscape as well as a nature preserve. It is the only location in the United States with three signature golf courses designed by the golf greats Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tom Watson.

The resort also features a full-service boutique spa, 10 pools and a 5-acre water park with a 1,000-foot lazy river. The resort’s modern award-winning steak house restaurant, Eleven, features a rooftop pool patio and nightly views of the fireworks from nearby Walt Disney World.

One winner will receive a two-night Family Free-dom Package, which includes self and valet parking, resort fees and a $50 pre-paid gift card for the visit. Use this card for theme park parking, vacation souvenirs, indulging in delectable cuisine or the resort’s Adventure Ambassadors will assist you with selecting one of their Adventure Tracks. Subject to availability, some blackout dates may apply. Valid through 6/1/18.

For more information, visit reunionresort.com/specials-and-packages#family-freedom-package.

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Reunion Resort

TUESDAY, JUNE 27: Plantation on Crystal River Resort

WINNER: Aimee Radke

Just a 1.5 hour drive from Orlando, the eco-friendly Plantation on Crystal River is surrounded by the natural springs of King’s Bay and pristine lakes and rivers, as well as wildlife refuges and state parks. On site, the Plantation features a full-service marina, 18-hole golf course, 9-hole executive course, Aveda spa, dining and inviting accommodations. A hidden gem along Florida’s Nature Coast, Crystal River is the only location in North America where you can legally swim and interact with West Indian Manatees.

One winner will receive a two-night stay including tax, parking, resort fees and four-hour kayak rental. Valid thru 6/26/2018, based on availability.

The Plantation on Crystal River offers manatee snorkeling tours, as well as guided scalloping tours for the scalloping season that runs from July 1-September 24. From now through December 31, Florida residents can enjoy a 15 percent discount on best available room rates Sunday through Thursday. For more information or to make reservations, call 800-632-6262 or visit PlantationOnCrystalRiver.com.

Plantation on Crystal River

THURSDAY, JUNE 29: Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

WINNER: Zahbia Mohammad

Set on 500 acres of woodland with a 10-acre lake, this chic, Mediterranean-style resort is located just 2.3 miles from Disney Springs in the Walt Disney World Resort. Featuring five pools, two lazy rivers, miniature golf, a complimentary shuttle to Disney and the awarding-winning deep blu seafood grille, this resort is a fabulous place to steal away to for a few days.

One winner will receive a two-night stay with complimentary tax, resort fee and parking. Black-out dates during holiday weekends may apply. Valid thru 9/30/17, based on availability.

Florida & Georgia residents get 15% off the best available rate this summer (from $118/night). For more information about this summer’s staycation packages at Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, visit wyndhamgrandorlando.com/special-offers/orlando-hotel-offers

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

TUESDAY, JULY 4: The Shores Resort & Spa

WINNER: Lori Capobianco 

Located on the edge of one of the most beautiful strands of Daytona Beach, The Shores Resort & Spa is the area’s only AAA Four-Diamond luxury beachfront hotel. Giving guests the chance to enjoy the sun and surf in style, this resort  features accommodations complete with four-poster feather beds, doorless Italian marble showers and drop-dead gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean or Intracoastal Waterway. Other perks include a sundeck with outdoor swimming pools, beachfront cabanas, Tiki Bar, beachside fire cauldrons, Azure restaurant and an extravagant spa oasis.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including tax, resort fees and parking. Valid thru 9/30/18, based on availability.

Florida Residents receive a 20% discount on room rates and a signature “S’mores at The Shores” kit for fun times around The Shores’ fire pits and new fire table. For more information about The Shores Resort & Spa’s summer packages, visit shoresresort.com/florida-vacation-packages.php.

The Shores Resort & Spa

THURSDAY, JULY 6: Streamsong Resort

WINNER: Alison Cavicchi

Tucked into 16,000 private acres in a secluded slice of west Florida (about 90 minutes south of Orlando and 60 minutes southeast of Tampa), Streamsong Resort is a 228-room luxury destination resort featuring three nationally acclaimed golf courses, five restaurants, a spectacular grotto-style spa, pristine lakes offering guided bass fishing, a cabana-lined outdoor pool, a 1.7-mile nature trail, a sporting clay course and archery range.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including tax, resort fees and parking. Valid thru 9/29/17, based on availability.

For more information about Streamsong Resort’s summer packages, visit www.streamsongresort.com/florida-golf-resort-package/.

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Streamsong Resort

TUESDAY, JULY 11: Guy Harvey Outpost

WINNER: Steve Martin (entry on 6/15/17 16:46)

Located on St. Pete Beach (recently voted #1 beach destination in the USA by TripAdvisor), Guy Harvey Outpost is a casual beachfront resort with two pools (1 for adults only) and the colorful Sandbox area complete with cabanas, fire pits and a beach bar. Guy Harvey Outpost also has RumFish Grill, which houses a 33,500 gallon aquarium built by Wayde King and Brett Raymer of Animal Planet’s hit series, “Tanked.”

One winner will receive a two-night stay including resort fees, self-parking, beach cabana and Surf WipeOut ride, plus access to the facilities at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, including unlimited rides on the High Tide Slide, paddleboats, fitness center and more. Based on availability.

Florida Residents get 13% off discounted rates Sun-Thurs at Guy Harvey Outpost from now until August 17, 2017. More details at, www.tradewindsresort.com/packages/special-offers.

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Guy Harvey Outpost

THURSDAY, JULY 13: Gaylord Palms Resort

WINNER: Marian Liardo

Set on 63 acres, the sprawling Gaylord Palms Resort features a 4.5-acre atrium, adults-only South Beach pool, Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park, luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and nearly a dozen restaurants and bars.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including tax, resort fees and self parking. Valid thru 10/31/17, based on availability.

This summer, Gaylord Palms presents SummerFest featuring Surf In & Rock Out, including a poolside sing-a-long show, dive-in movies, a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, arts & crafts, and more. Find out details at GaylordPalms.com/SummerFest.

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Gaylord Palms Resort

TUESDAY, JULY 18: Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando

WINNER: Julie Johnson

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando transports guests to a paradise in the heart of the tropics. Featuring a beautifully landscaped 16,000 square foot, resort-style pool with a 100-foot long slide surrounded by cascading waterfalls, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort captivates at every turn. From the ruins of the stone turret in the lobby to the inviting island charm of the 1,000 guest rooms and suites, guests will be surrounded by a vivid and textured haven that is modern and timeless.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including tax and parking. Valid thru 10/31/17, based on availability.

For more information, visit www.universalorlando.com/Hotels/Loews-Sapphire-Falls-Resort.aspx.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando

THURSDAY, JULY 20: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

WINNER: Elizabeth Jennings

Set within the 482-acre Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve, this modern 1,009-room resort hotel is surrounded by the Walt Disney World Resort. Amenities include a three-acre pool with a lazy river, plus 12 restaurants and lounges.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including tax and resort fee. Parking is additional. Valid thru 9/30/17, based on availability.

Treat your family to non-stop family fun during SummerBlast! at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek! Enjoy rocking poolside activities, live music, golf & spa. Plus, Kids Meal Deals and free Disney transportation! From $159! For more details, visit www.hiltonbonnetcreek.com/summer.

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Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

TUESDAY, JULY 25: Hyatt Regency Orlando

WINNER: Kyla Federici

Located in the heart of International Drive, this magnificent property is just a stone’s throw away from the area’s best nightlight offerings including Orlando Improv, Mango’s Tropical Café and the Coco-Cola Orlando Eye at I-Drive 360. The Hyatt Regency Orlando features a lush outdoor grotto pool with cabanas, as well as a full service spa and two award-winning restaurants.

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including complimentary valet parking and a private cabana at the Grotto Pool. Gift certificate inclusive of tax and resort fee. Valid thru 12/31/17, based on availability.

The Hyatt Regency Orlando is currently offering Florida Resident Weekends with unbeatable rates from $139 for Florida residents with an extra 10% off. Use booking code FLWKND orlando.regency.hyatt.com or call 407-284-1234.

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Hyatt Regency Orlando

THURSDAY, JULY 27: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

WINNER: Sarah Newman

Still basking in the glow of an extensive $85 million re-imagination, the Omni Amelia Island is Florida’s award-winning island destination. Recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature, the oceanfront retreat, located just north of Jacksonville, FL, is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway.

Situated on the 1,350-acres of the Amelia Island Plantation, the property’s improvements include 404 luxury oceanfront guest rooms and suites; the largest pool deck in Northeast Florida including tiered lounge seating, an adults-only infinity edge pool, a family friendly pool, kids’ splash area, two hot tubs, and fire features, all boasting spectacular Atlantic views; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; and a variety of new culinary options.

Rich in recreational amenities, the resort also offers three-and-a-half miles of wide, uncrowded beach; 54 holes of championship golf; 23 Har-Tru® tennis courts; award-winning recreation programs; a shopping village with restaurants, boutiques and a nature-inspired signature spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; ten culinary options ranging from casual to fine dining; kids camps; and numerous activities for adventurers including kayaking, horseback riding, Segway tours and seven miles of paved trails. 

One winner will receive a two-night stay, including luxurious oceanfront accommodations for two (including tax, resort fees and parking) and a choice of one activity for two, including kayaking, biking, Segway tour or paddle-boarding.

For details about summer specials and discounts, visit omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation/specials.

The Great Staycation Giveaway

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

8 comments

  1. Needing some stress relief! Fingers crossed that I win one of these awesome weekend getaways!

  2. Maureen McPhillips-Bistor

    This would be an amazing get away for my hubby and I! We are hoping we win!

  3. As a full time BSN student in her last year, this would be amazing to present to my husband who has been working so hard for us both! Fingers crossed! Thank you for doing this again too!

  4. This would be an amazing celebration for our 10 wedding anniversary

  5. Teresa Cangiano

    We never had a honeymoon and we will be married 15yrs. November 22nd and no plans to do anything yet .This would be the best present we could ever get.

  6. Geralyn Pastrana

    My birthday is on Friday, this would be a great present!

  7. Fingers crossed my husband and I can use a date night getaway

  8. We got married two years ago in October and we haven’t had a honeymoon yet. We are Florida natives who live in Orlando so taking our honeymoon in our beautiful sunshine state would be a blessing. Wether we win it or not, this is such a cool thing. Thanks for offering us all the opportunity to join in the fun.

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