DANIA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spending family time together during the holidays is great, but sometimes a quick getaway might be necessary. The Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port provides a convenient location to sneak away with some extra perks as incentive.
Escape to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Couples Getaway Package. The package, offered by the newly renovated Fort Lauderdale airport hotel, includes deluxe accommodations from $144 to $324, a bottle of champagne and breakfast for two.
The FLL airport hotel is near a variety of local attractions and offers complimentary shuttle service to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades. With an average high temperature of 71°F and a low of only 59°F, Fort Lauderdale Beach is a great place to picnic during the day or take a romantic walk at night. Explore the Florida wilderness by touring the Anne Kolb Nature Center on rented bicycles, by foot or in a canoe. This 1,400-acre park is one of the largest in Florida and home to a variety of birds and other wildlife.
For a truly unique and memorable date night, take a ride on the Jungle Queen Riverboat. For more than 50 years, the stately riverboat has taken passengers on four-hour dinner cruises in which well-informed captains point out the homes of Florida's famous – and infamous. On an island among tropical foliage, diners will enjoy a meal of barbequed ribs and shrimp while being entertained by a variety revue and sing-a-long cruise on the way back.
The hotel near Port Everglades is just minutes from Seminole Hard Rock Casino. Vacationers feeling lucky can try their luck at slots, black jack, poker and Texas Hold 'Em. High-limit games and lavish surroundings give visitors a true rock-star experience. Just in case left-behind family members are upset at the absence, the Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall and other shopping options are near the Fort Lauderdale airport hotel so gifts can be obtained to smooth things over. With stores ranging from the Armani Outlet, Banana Republic and Chico's Outlet to Claire's, Disney's Character Warehouse and Gymboree Outlet, shoppers can find something for everyone on their lists.
Regardless of what couples choose to do during the day, they can return to their rooms at the Fort Lauderdale hotel near Cruise Port confident that everything will be comfortable. Rooms feature luxurious bedding topped with crisp linens and ample fluffy pillows for a sound night's sleep. Complimentary wireless Internet access allows guests to stay connected to the news or their loved ones, and flat-screen TVs are ideal for catching a favorite TV show or holiday movie.
Hungry visitors will enjoy dining at The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. The café-style restaurant is great for breakfast and dinner. Dishes are crafted from the freshest ingredients available. Menu items include oatmeal, fresh-cut fruit, thick-cut french toast, soups, salads, burgers, pizzas and sandwiches.
The Couples Escape deal is valid through Dec. 30, 2013. To book this deal online or over the phone at 1-800-228-9290, use promotional code ROM.
About the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port
The Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port at 400 Gulf Stream Way in Dania Beach, FL, is near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and offers complimentary shuttle service to the transportation hub and Port Everglades Cruise Port terminal. Also nearby are the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Gulfstream Park, Hard Rock Seminole Casino and Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall. The hotel boasts 161 rooms and 13 suites as well as four meeting rooms with 2,478 square feet of flexible space, The Bistro, fitness center and outdoor pool and whirlpool. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in all guest rooms. For information, visit www.marriott.com/FLLHT or call 1-954-342-8333.
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.
Media Contact: Christine Shields, Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port, 1-954-342-8333, Christine.Shields@marriott.com
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