Not everyone is as fortunate as I am to live in this awesome sunny state. Florida rocks, and it is the place to be when your noses start to get bone cold. With the stress of the holidays over and people getting back into the swing of things at work, it’s the perfect time to start day dreaming about your next getaway.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Start the new year with a boost of happiness by planning your next vacation. Where to go? You don’t have to go far to experience the benefits of vacation anticipation. Check out the great Florida travel deals listed below and get started on your next vacation in the sun!

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort – Top Florida Destination

Helping travelers jumpstart their New Year’s resolutions and maintain healthy habits during the holiday season, Omni Amelia Island Plantation — a luxury oceanfront Florida resort — is offering “Winter of Wellness” retreats now through March 9, 2016Designed for the active traveler, retreats include a private golf, tennis or personal fitness training session, healthy dining, a rejuvenating spa treatment and exclusive access to the resort’s award-winning recreation amenities.
Winter of Wellness Retreat 
Start at $529/ night Bookable NOW through March 9, 2016 
*Represents a savings of 50% off with more than $600 in activities and amenities

  • Choose one (1) of the following:
    • One (1) hour personal training session
    • One (1) hour private tennis lesson
    • One (1) private golf lesson
  • Fifty minute Swedish Massage (one (1) per guest)
  • Dinner at Verandah featuring specialty healthy menu ($50 resort credit per guest)
  • Healthy welcome amenity

For more information visit the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort or call 1-800-The-Omni.

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Orlando World Center Marriott 

One of the world’s coolest hotel pools (as acclaimed by Forbes) just got cooler with the launch of the all new ‘Light Up The Night’ laser light show at Orlando World Center Marriott’s 564,000-gallon Falls Pool Oasis. Sparing no expense to thrill, guests enjoy dazzling visual and audio effects during the 13-minute nightly show, from state-of-the-art digital graphics to bursting light synchronized with music as the pool deck transforms into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors each evening after sunset.

While the tiered seating layout at the Fall Pool affords views from each plush-cushioned chaise lounge, the premium views are from the private balconies surrounding the pool-scape providing an overhead view of this amazing show. To celebrate the launch, Orlando World Center Marriott now provides guests with a $50 upgrade option to the “Premium Pool View/Laser View” rooms — now bookable — with spacious patios and oversized outdoor balconies, guests get to enjoy an intimate evening and spectacular views of the world around them.

And in an effort to continue offering endless experiences that are a “World Beyond Compare,” the hotel invites everyone to warm up this winter and indulge in the “Weekend Winter-vention” escape, with rates starting at $151/night, now bookable for stays through April 3, 2016 — offering 20% savings and a $25 nightly resort credit when using promo code P91.

Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort

Innisbrook: A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort 

Nestled on 900 beautifully wooded acres just a quick trip from Tampa Florida, Innisbrook is a premier golf and tennis resort designed in perfect harmony with the nature. Accommodations include gorgeous guest rooms and spacious suites arranged in small clusters of low-rise lodges. A well appointed tennis facility features 11 Har-Tru tennis courts, three racquet ball courts and a professional tennis staff offering daily resort clinics, private and group lessons. Innisbrook is also home to four championship golf courses, including the top-rated Cooperhead course, home to the annual PGA Tour Valspar Championship. A haven for families, this expansive resort features six pools including winding waterslides, water volleyball and complimentary transportation to the award-winningCaladesi Island ferry and Honeymoon Island Beach.
Prepay & Save
Pre-pay at time of booking and save 25 percent off the resort’s best available rate.

Stay 3 Or More & Save 
Say three or more nights and save 30 percent off the resort’s best available rate.

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Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

‘Length of Stay’ Offer – Hard Rock Hotel Orlando
The longer you stay at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, the more you save. This special package rewards guests for longer stays with average nightly rates as low as $188 per night. Should guests choose to rock on for seven nights or more, they can save 25%. For more information on Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, or to book the Length of Stay Package, please visit Hard Rock Hotels

Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, located in Universal Orlando Resort – the world’s premier entertainment destination – offers accommodations fit for rock ‘n’ roll royalty with a celebrity mansion design, from the sweeping California mission-style facades to the legendary Palm Restaurant and palm-lined swimming pool, where guests are immersed in underwater music. The Floridian getaway, with a Hotel California vibe, features 650 deluxe guestrooms, including 29 suites, and four restaurants and lounges, such as The Kitchen, with a homey ambiance, and The Velvet Bar – which hosts the city’s only monthly rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party, Velvet Sessions. Along with a Body Rock® fitness center, business center and function room space, the AAA Four Diamond property also features a 12,000 square foot white sand beach pool with underwater audio system and water slide, as well as dive-in movies and concerts. Guests of Hard Rock Hotel Orlando step out of the resort into Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure theme parks and enjoy VIP access, including “Skip the Regular Line” privileges, along with convenient access to the massive CityWalk entertainment complex – home to the world’s largest Hard Rock Cafe and Hard Rock Live venues.

Pelican Grand Beach Resort: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Pelican Grand Beach Resort — part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection — offers guests an irresistible escape with the “Romance on the Beach” offer, available now – Feb.29, starting at $489/per night.

Setting the stage for an amorous getaway for two, couples experience oceanfront suite style  accommodations complete with indulgent amenities including a three course dinner for two at Fort Lauderdale’s only waterfront restaurant, OCEAN2000, chilled champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries turndown, as well as an alfresco American Breakfast on the in-room private patio.

Adorning 500 feet of Fort Lauderdale’s pristine beachfront, the newly enhanced Pelican Grand Beach Resort — basking in the glow of an extensive multi-million dollar re-imagination — couples Old Florida grandeur with seaside elegance to offer a coastal-chic waterfront retreat for starry-eyed lovers. From watching stunning sunrises from private balconies, to enjoying culinary creations at OCEAN2000 Restaurant & Lounge, floating down Fort Lauderdale’s only lazy river and indulging in personalized pampering at at the all new PURE Spa, couples are engulfed by the unrivaled location of this laid-back luxe resort set amongst the soothing sights and sounds of the Atlantic Ocean. For more information on Pelican Grand Beach Resort, visit or call 954-568-9431. Please click here for high-res images.