It is not too late to find European & Asian summer deals. Here are our top recommendations for 4 to 5-star options from $115. Follow the links for solo travel deals. You will find islands not just for honeymooners plus exotic Thailand-one of my favorites. See the European castle hotel below. This is the best way to relive Old Europe at affordable prices. For other castle hotels or lodging at all price levels, go back to our home page and use the Booking.com search box. Discounts are up to 42% off.
European & Asian Summer Deals: No.1:
Looking for an island vacation that doesn’t cost a king’s ransom? Try the Azores, a largely undiscovered chain of volcanic mountains, 1,000 miles west of Portugal. It’s only a short flight from Boston, London and Lisbon to arrive at black-sand beaches, waterfalls and hot springs.
4-star Atlantida Mar is a modern hotel with attractively furnished guest rooms with expansive views. Located on Terceira Island, there is direct access to the Atlantic Ocean Promenade.
Guest rooms feature a balcony, cable TVs and a sitting area. (If you like to do your own cooking, ask specifically about the rooms with some cooking facilities.) Wi-Fi is free along with complimentary parking.
Start the day with a buffet breakfast and later feast on a wide array of fish. Afterwards, you can enjoy the sauna or hot tub, relax in the spa, work out in the gym, or use the hotel’s free bikes to head to the beach.
From the nearby airport, you can easily get back home or make a visit to one of the 8 other islands of the Azores.
European & Asian Summer Deals: No. 2:
5 Star Bangkok at an unbelievable price! You can choose from shopping in the 4-story mall, sightseeing, swimming in the outdoor pool or working out in the fitness center. The Landmark features 9 dining options. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the public areas.
Modern air-conditioned guest rooms are equipped with internet access, have large windows, satellite TV, minibar plus 24-hour room service.
The Landmark provides multiple dining options from the Rib Room & Bar and Greenhouse-a 24-hour bistro. The Landmark’s other restaurants serve varied dishes including Chinese, Thai and Western cuisine. Lighter dishes are available at the bar and on-site bakery.
European & Asian Summer Deals: No.3 :
Take advantage of this 4 star new hotel as its availability is going fast. Prices will likely increase not just with the seasons but as it becomes better known in the time following its launch.
Known as the Black Pearl of the Aegean, Santorini is a long-time tourist magnet. From dining on clifftops overlooking the sea to riding donkeys gingerly up impossibility steep hills past white-washed Mediterranean houses, this will be a memorable trip.
Free WIFI, air conditioning and flat-screen satellite TV, private bath, toiletries, slippers and a robe to relax in. Ask for a room with a sitting area and view of the sea or mountains.
European & Asian Summer Deals: No.4:
In the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, you can fully relax in the island of Majorca, at the Hotel Negresco, a 4-star beachfront hotel, whether tanning on the beach, lounging by the pool or sipping a frozen drink watching the sun set. The Balearic Islands, part of Spain, offer miles of beach and sunshine at affordable prices, especially after the height of the tourist season.
Ideally located on the Playa de Palma waterfront, the Hotel Negresco’s air-conditioned rooms will provide you with a full or side view of the Mediterranean. While in this idyllic setting you will have satellite TV, your own balcony and in public areas, free WIFI.
Breakfast is included. In addition, the Negresco has both a bar and a restaurant and serves drinks poolside.
Access to the nearby airport is easy. The distance is just 3.1 miles.
European & Asian Summer Deals: No.5:
In Schloss Waldeck, standing on the site of an 11th-century knight’s residence, this 4 star well-priced castle hotel and spa, you get to live like royalty during your stay. The castle’s elegant rooms have views of surrounding parks or of Lake Edersee.
You will have fine dining in the evening and included in the daily rate a generous buffet for breakfast.
Outside the Schloss is surrounded by parks for hiking or just strolling with a view of the lake.
Whether you are a history buff or looking to play golf, go sailing, diving or just relaxing in the spa, this is a real value without sacrificing style.