We have been conducting in-depth research of travel data collected on FlipKey, and it’s time to start unveiling the results. In an effort to extend the summer, we bring you travel trends from the Aloha State: Hawaii vacation rentals offer great value for groups of all sizes, but we discovered that Hawaii truly sparkles as a top spot for romantic rendezvous. 45% of all travelers planning Hawaii vacations travel in groups of two, and the short romantic getaway is a surprisingly popular option for islands that are a few thousand miles from… everything.
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Tired and stressed out from that 9 to 5? A relaxing trip to an exotic island or beach may be just what you need. These owners have even added the extra perk of a free massage to help you wind down!
Free Massage or Facial and 10% Off Your Stay!
7 Nights for price of 6, Airport Transfers and 2 Adult Massages !
This villa, aptly named “The Sanctuary,” is located in the quaint and quiet village of Anavargos on the island of Cyprus. The backyard is equipped with a pool for taking a refreshing dip and a hammock for prime relaxation.
Located in the heart of Sanur, the Zen Villa is the pinnacle of tranquility in Bali. With free airport transfers and two free massages, you won’t have a thing to worry about. You’ll never get bored by exploring the country on the bikes located at the rental.
30 Minute Massage for Each Guest!
Complementary One Hour Massage!
This unique tree top villa is secluded in the jungle but minutes away from the white sand beaches of the alluring Mexican Riviera. Wake up to the sounds of the native birds and take a swim in the on site pool then let each guest enjoy a complementary 30 minute massage.Come to the exclusive Grand Villa in Maui for a relaxing vacation or a romantic getaway. The onsite aromatherapy spa and free massage at Maui’s most exotic spa perfectly complement the fresh air and majestic mountain views at 3,000 feet.
One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with a new a culture is to get acquainted with the native food and eat like a local. These incredible vacation rentals provide the opportunity to become an expert in Indonesian, French, Mexican, or New Zealand Cooking with awesome deals!
In-house Dinner with Balinese Chef!
50% Off French Cooking Classes!
It’s a quick stroll from Villa Salju to Brawa beach to enjoy stunning sunsets and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Have the in-house chef whip up authentic Indonsian while you relax on the back patio by the pool. A private driver can get you anywhere you need for more exploring.
In the heart of Montmartre, this apartment boasts an incredible view of rue Lepin from the balcony. Try your hand at Coq Au Vin at your French cooking class and finish the night by visiting the nearby Moulin Rouge or take in the majestic view of the city from the Sacre Coeur.
Stay 10 Days, Pay for 7 with a Personal Chef!
NZ$250 for Wakitipu Bar and Grill!
The Casa Mariposa is a luxurious waterfront villa on the Mayan Riviera. You will eat like a king with the in-house private chef to prepare your Mexican favorites. Puerto Aventuras is a quiet town perfect for relaxing by the pool or exploring the area on bikes or kayaks.The Stewart Lodge overlooks crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by a picturesque mountain range in a four-season resort town. Try traditional Polynesian or Mauri fare with your food voucher to the Wakatipu Bar & Grill.
The Flipkey.com homepage has been quietly under renovation and the newly revamped, user-friendly interface has just been unveiled with exciting new features. Some of these new features include a world map for destination browsing; a gallery page for special rentals, including castles and golf destinations; and a new rental deals section, which currently features premium rentals in the Florida Panhandle, Paris, Maui, and Barcelona.
Island Hopping in the Florida Panhandle!
Feng Shui in Paris!
An ideal spring break destination for college students, the “Island Hopper” on St. George’s Island has presented an incredible offer: Book before September 30 and get 40% off for any 7 day stay from March 9 to April 15th! Take advantage of this deal today and forgot about midterms and finals.
Paris is beautiful during the autumn months, so the 10 % off during October and November at this luxuriously furnished loft in Montmarte is just an added bonus. Montmarte is minutes from the famous Basilique Sacré-Cœur which boasts a majestic panoramic view of Paris by night.
Kalana Kai Ohana in Maui!
Penthouse Flat in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter!
From now until October 10th take $100 off for every night you stay in this incredible rental home in the luscious town of Paia on the island of Maui. The large second story lanai is perfect for enjoying sunsets over the West Maui Mountains!Located in Barcelona’s storied Gothic Neighborhood, this penthouse loft has a historic feel with a modern flare. Steps from the Picasso museum and Barceloneta beach, this rental is ideal for exploring the city. Get $60 off each night you stay, and enjoy!
An on site car or SUV kept conveniently at your vacation rental makes exploring your newly discovered paradise that much easier. You can head into town for dinner supplies or scope out that secluded beach for some relaxing peace and quiet. Here at the Grand Outlook Castle a van or SUV is provided for the duration of your stay so you can get fully acquainted with the incredible island of Anguilla in the Caribbean. Take a drive to the sandy beaches East Shoal Bay or to the horseback riding trails near Cap Juluca. Wherever you go explore make sure to be back at the castle in time for an unparalleled view of the Caribbean sunset.
One Day Free Car Rental !
Three Day Free Rental Car!
The sun truly shines on the Villa Del Sol located in the Providenciales area of the alluring Turks and Caicos. With your free car rental take a tour of the local beaches or explore the limestone caves of the Middle Caicos. Make sure to save time for a scuba or snorkeling adventure, the crystalline waters of the Caribbean are perfect for exploring!
Located on Magnetic Island off the Queensland coast of Australia this luxury rental is perfect for a romantic getaway or an adventure filled family vacation. Park at the harbor and take a jetski tour around the whole island or relax on a guided sailing trip through the bay. Take the car on the ferry if you want explore the mainland!
Vacations are usually synonymous with relaxing, but some people just can’t seem to sit still during a trip. For those of you always on the go vacationers there are numerous active and adventure filled excursions to keep you entertained. From soaring thousands of feet above the coastline to working on that perfect swing at the golf course here are some vacation rental deals with a focus on staying active:
Two Free Helicopter Rides and Beach Gear!
4 Free Rounds of Golf!
Kauai’s helicopter tours are an incredible way to explore the coastline and the inaccessible regions of the island. And after viewing the island from 5,000 feet you’ll be ready to hit the waves. Lucky for you this alluring rental is located 100 yards from Shipwreck Beach. There’s even boogie boards and snorkels at your disposal for more adventures.
This southern plantation in Sunset Beach, North Carolina is a haven for beach-goers and golf enthusiasts alike. The property overlooks the 12th green on the stunning “Maples” golf course, so you won’t have any trouble using your four free rounds of golf. After a few bogeys and missed puts head to the expansive 800 sqaure foot deck to relax and take in the scenery.
Free Water Park Tickets for the Whole Family!
Located in the splendid Pembrokeshire country side this coach house will keep even the most active renters busy. An onsite grass tennis court and 400 meters of fishing in the Western Cleddau are the perfect base for exploring the area. Free tickets to the “Blue Lagoon” water park will keep the kids happy as they use the various water slides and wave pool.
“The Royal Hideaway” of the Middle Caicos is a real treasure. Surrounded by soft pink sand and pristine clear waters the island is perfect for exploring the local sea life. Take your free kayaks out to the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world for for once in a lifetime snorkeling and bird watching. Dive for conch and lobster to prepare your own authentic Caicos meal!
A complimentary bottle of wine can be one of the best amenities offered at a vacation rental—especially from one of the world’s best vineyards. And we all know some of the finest wines come from South Africa, Argentina, Europe and California. So, wine enthusiasts, why not take a trip that includes a bottle of wine to sweeten the deal? Here are some deals that do just that!
South African Wine and 3 Nights for the Price of 4!
10% Off and 2 Fine Mendoza Wines!
Knysna, located on the western coast of South Africa is an artists favorite for its incredible landscapes and lagoon views. Loosen up on your patio with a bottle of delicious South African wine while you grill up some dinner with the on site barbeque. The maritime climate and elevation is the perfect environment for making some of the world’s best wines.
Relax and take in the stunning view from your high rise balcony with a bottle of fine Argentinian wine from the illustrious Mendoza region. This17th floor luxury studio is in the vibrant Palermo Soho neighborhood of Buenos Aires and a flawless place to experience Argentinian night life. If you’re not a night owl, enjoy the pool and nearby botanical gardens.
Free Santorini Wine!
Free Sonoma Wine Tasting Passport – over 30 Wineries !
Clinging to the famed, near vertical Santorini hills, this charming cave villa is sculpted into the volcanic rock on the isolated Greek Island. The light pink villa boasts an alluring two level veranda with an exceptional panoramic view of the lower volcano and caldera. Proximity to shops and restaurants makes this rental a must!
Minutes from Sonoma’s historic town center, this three bedroom bungalow is perfect for an introduction to Northern California’s strikingly beautiful wine country. Equipped with a “wine passport” for each adult that gives access to free tastings at Sonoma County’s exquisite yet expensive wineries, this 150$ value is one wine lovers won’t want to miss.
As the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day Weekend is the perfect time to take that much need vacation while the sun is still shining. Celebrate all your hard work this year at one of our incredible vacation rentals by sipping a drink on the warm sand of the Jersey Shore or barbecuing in your Smoky Mountain retreat. We Promise you won’t regret getting away with one of our deals this Labor Day Weekend!
10% off Daily Rate
Stay 3rd-5th for $315!
This award winning Chesapeake property truly is one of the “best on the bay.” The cottage sits on a point, surrounded by water on three sides, showcasing a stunning view from the sundeck. Take a dip in the pool, jump off the dock, go crabbing in the bay, or fire up the grill. Whatever you decide, this place has it all!
Looking for some peace and quiet? Head to the Great Smoky Mountains this year to watch as the leaves burst with orange and yellow colors across Pigeon Forge. The serenity of a new fall season is unmatched in the Smokies. Go for a quiet hike, then relax in the steaming hot tub at this alluring Tennessee hideout.
10 Days for $2,100!
Book 3 Nights, Get 4th Free
Fist pump your way to Cape May to celebrate Labor Day – Jersey Shore style. Walk to the exquisite Boardwalk Beach to catch some rays, or enjoy a breezy bike ride through the center of town to the lighthouse at Cape May Point. If you get sick of blowouts, skip the GTL and head to the Cape May Stage to catch a local theater performance.
Lake Arrowhead is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the final weekend of summer this year. This charming newly built cabin is just five minutes from fun at the lake and ten minutes from shopping in the downtown village. Come for a picturesque hike or to simply take in that fresh mountain air!
No shirt? No shoes? No Problem! If you’re looking for small town tranquility and island culture hospitality, San Pedro is the place for you. It is a relaxed, quaint and quiet little town barely a mile long on the Ambergris Caye Island of Belize. With spectacular views of the Belize Barrier Reef and access to a beachfront palapa, its hard not to relax here. When you’re not catching a few z’s, travel by golf cart on the unpaved sandy roads en route to the gorgeous Sunset Beach for some kayaking or snorkeling. Book Now and receive 50 % off your stay! (3 night minimum)
Free Surf Lesson!
Flipkey Exclusive: Year Round 10% Discount!
Surfs up! Go off the beaten path for the real Bali experience. Located on the outskirts of luxurious Nusa Dua this villa is the ideal spot for a family surfing getaway. Relax on the patio after a day at one of the nearby exclusive beaches. With your free surf lesson you’ll be hanging ten in no time!
A UNESCO world heritage site, Dubrovnik is rich with history and ready for exploration. Apartment Nike is conveniently situated in the “Old Town,” near the main shopping street, minutes from Croatia’s stunning beaches. Walk the city walls or take the ferry to the island Lokrum.
35% Off During the Month of August!
Stay 6 Nights get the 7th Free!
Paris, je t’aime! The city of love sizzles in the summertime and so does this deal. In the heart of Le Marais of the 3rd and 4th arrondissmentes, this charming apartment is walking distance from the Pompidou, Place de Voges, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Grab a baguette and a bottle of red wine for the romantic getaway of a lifetime.
La Playa de Muertos – the fabled white-sand beach of Puerta Vallerta – is calling your name. Play some beach soccer with the locals and relax at a chiringuito lounge in the sand. At night, head to the Zona Romantica for authentic Mexican fare. With a spacious backyard for frisbee and games, this two bedroom villa is perfect for kids too!
Paradise is calling and you are more than willing to accept its call. Yet as you listen to the lapping surf, there is one thing missing… some live music. We may not be able to get Jimmy Buffet to serenade you in Fiji, but Starfish Blue promises to bring out real island music with guitars and ukuleles to make beach living just that much better. Soak up the sweet sounds in the outdoor hanging bed, and relaxation will never have felt so good. If you ever can muster up the courage to get up, horseback riding and rafting are available nearby for more active enjoyment. Book now for a free evening of live musical entertainment!
3 Nights Free!
The first rule of the superstar lifestyle is to have a home near everything, but have enough privacy to keep away prying eyes. Within walking distance of the lovely Vieques, Puerto Rico, as well as some spectacular beaches, Casa Magica is located near everything. The address on one of the most private, quiet streets means you can escape the bustle and return to the quiet magic of this home.
City living can wear on your soul. Get away from it all and enjoy a starry night catching lightening bugs at this country home on the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Roam the woods or just sit out on the wrap-around porch and finally make it through the book you’ve been meaning to finish – either way, this is the perfect place to take a break and rejuvenate your soul.
Do you live by the motto, “I can sleep when I’m dead?” If so this is the apartment for you. Located right in the center of old town in Kerkyra, Corfu, you never have to miss a thing. 5 minutes from the beach, you’ll have the whole city at your fingertips. If you do get some downtime, the apartment’s Old World antiques will make you feel so comfortable and relaxed that you may want to explore your new home instead of going out and exploring the city.
If getting out of bed in the morning is the biggest obstacle to enjoying the day, then prepare yourself for the ultimate vacation experience in Chania, Greece. The daily complimentary breakfast will not only get you out of bed, but also fuel your day’s adventures. Whether you choose to walk the 30 meters to the beach or rent a scooter for the day to explore the area, this studio in Chania is the perfect base for a perfect vacation.
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