Frommer's 5 Deals for Aug. 15, 2012

Atop Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by <a href="http://www.frommers.com/community/user_gallery_detail.html?plckPhotoID=109e66fa-2f85-4959-8505-a643a57a3be7&plckGalleryID=6782c9b3-9d88-4ccc-bddf-687332819463" target="_blank">Hidden Travel/Frommers.com Community</a> Photo by Frommers.com Community
By Jason Sheftell

Soak up the sun in Jamaica and Curacao, explore Cape Town and go on safari, and save on hotels in Florida and Santa Fe.

All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). The prices listed are general starting rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increase the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.

Photo Caption: Atop Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Hidden Travel/Frommers.com Community
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A crystal-clear beach in Curacao. Photo by <a href="http://www.frommers.com/community/user_gallery_detail.html?plckPhotoID=888baf18-6d2b-46b1-b5e0-3cb75e12b8de&plckGalleryID=c0482941-0d2d-4cca-b8c4-809ee9e20c72" target="_blank">D L Ernst/Frommers.com Community</a> Photo by Frommers.com Community
Destination: Curacao
Provider: Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino (tel. 888/236-2427; www.marriott.com)
Duration: Two nights
Trip Type: Hotel-only
Base Price: $264 total
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Two nights' hotel in the capital city of Willemstad at the Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Transportation to Curacao, $30.43 per night in government tax and service charge
When: Through Dec. 21, 2012
Book By: As soon as possible for best availability
Why this is a Deal: Travel before Christmas, and you'll save about 35% off regular rates.
Complete Details: The casino resort has a beach club with a freshwater infinity pool. The resort is within walking distance of town where travelers can enjoy the colonial history and architecture of the Dutch Caribbean.
Single Supplement: None

Photo Caption: A crystal-clear beach in Curacao. Photo by D L Ernst/Frommers.com Community
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Hiking Cape of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Frommers.com Community
Destination: South Africa
Provider: Lion World Tours (tel. 800/387-2706; www.lionworldtours.com)
Duration: Ten days
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent with local guides
Base Price: From $2,995 per person
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Airfare from New York City, D.C. and 14 other cities; accommodations in Cape Town and on safari, sightseeing and game drives; seven breakfasts, three lunches and four dinners; all taxes and fuel surcharges, all intra-country transportation including a meet-and-greet and airport transfers
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Up to $100 in tips and gratuities.
When: Select dates (November and December 2012; February and March 2013)
Book By: As soon as possible to lock in desired departure dates.
Why this is a Deal: Save $2,000 when compared to booking each component of this deal separately.
Complete Details: Spend four nights in Cape Town at the Commodore Hotel, and three nights at the five-star Kapama Southern Camp in a suite. The Commodore has views of the Table Mountains, Atlantic Ocean, and surrounding harbor. Shops and restaurants are steps away. The Kapama Southern Camp has a lounge and pool as well as luxurious tents and dining. The tour includes two safari game drives per day while at Kapama.
Other Gateways: Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Charleston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Miami, Nashville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh (from $2,995 per person); Dallas, New Orleans, Orlando, St. Louis (from $3,095 per person); Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle (from $3,195).
Single Supplement: $600

Photo Caption: Hiking Cape of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa
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Doctor's Cave Beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Photo by anup
Destination: Jamaica
Provider: Cheap Caribbean (tel. 800/915-2322; www.cheapcaribbean.com)
Duration: Four nights
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; all-inclusive
Base Price: $819 per person
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Airfare, four nights' hotel with a complimentary upgrade, all food and beverages, airport transfers, hotel service tax, tips, and the use of non-motorized water sports.
What Else You'll Have to Pay: $110 in fuel surcharges
When: Aug. 26-Oct. 31, 2012
Book By: Aug. 21
Why this is a Deal: Save $200 per person.
Complete Details: Stay in Montego Bay at the Iberostar Rose Hall Beach. The hotel has several restaurants including Cajun dining focusing on local Jamaican fare. The hotel has swimming pool, spa, children's pool, and dive shop.
Other Gateways: Check with tour provider
Single Supplement: N/A

Photo Caption: Doctor's Cave Beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica
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The Santa Fe Sage Inn in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo by BohemianTraveler
Destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Provider: Santa Fe Sage Inn (tel. 505/982-5952; http://santafesageinn.com)
Duration: Per night
Trip Type: Hotel-only
Base Price: $79 per room per night
What the Quoted Price Gets You: One night at the Santa Fe Sage Inn, breakfast daily, Wi-Fi, parking, and free shuttle service to downtown Sante Fe
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Hotel taxes
When: Through Aug. 31 with blackout dates on Aug. 17 and 18
Book By: Aug. 30, 2012
Why this is a Deal: Save 40% off regular rates.
Complete Details: This inn is a short walk to Sante Fe Plaza. Visit downtown art galleries, restaurants, museums, and local bars with live music. The pet-friendly hotel has a swimming pool. Mention "Summer Getaway" when booking. For an additional $10 per night, get a double queen room. Add $12 for a guided walking tour (Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays).
Single Supplement: None

Photo Caption: The Santa Fe Sage Inn in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Naples, Florida. Photo by Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
Destination: Naples, Florida
Provider: Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham (tel. 239/593-1300; www.hawthornnaples.com)
Duration: Three nights
Trip Type: Hotel-only
Base Price: $297 total
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Three nights' hotel accommodations, full daily breakfast, Wi-Fi, dinner for two at nearby Luna Café, two tickets to Cruise Naples, and two tickets to the Naples Botanical Gardens
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Transportation to Naples, 10% sales and room tax per night
When: Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2012
Book By: Aug. 30
Why this is a Deal: Save 40% when compared to high-season rates.
Complete Details: The beach is three miles from the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Naples. Amenities at the recently renovated property include a basketball court, a swimming pool, a putting green, a BBQ area with grills, and in-room DVDs. A manager's cocktail party (Mondays through Thursdays) offers free beer, wine, and hot hors d'oeuvres.
Single Supplement: None

Photo Caption: Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Naples, Florida
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