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Celebrate Friendsgiving from a Private Island

by Angelique Platas

Oct 27, 2020

Private Island. Photo: Shunga_Shanga | Dreamstime.com

Trends / Unique Itineraries & Tours

With group get-togethers and events few and far between this year and the holidays around the corner, your crew may be itching to (finally) see each other without the help of a computer screen.

 

Celebrate friendsgiving with Hotels.com’s holiday offer: Six guests, including the host, will enjoy a week away quarantined on Friendsgiving Island — an entirely private island off the coast of Florida.

 

The private island retreat includes a seven-night stay, full Thanksgiving dinner (with a private chef preparing the meal), all the trimmings (drinks, we mean drinks), and a three-bedroom, two-bath, 5,000-square-foot vacation home, including a boat dock, helicopter launch pad and a veranda. The stay also includes paddleboards, kayaks and a boat.

 

Reservations are first-come, first-serve beginning Oct. 27, at 10 a.m., for Nov. 14–21 on the island. Total cost of the seven-night stay is $2,000 before tax.

 

“We’ve been inspired by how people have adapted their travel plans throughout the pandemic, taking trips closer to home and staying at our vacation rental properties,” said Josh Belkin, vice president, global brands, Hotels.com. “Spending time with family and friends over the holidays may look a little different this year, which is why Hotels.com is letting you reserve an entire private island to keep those yearly traditions like Friendsgiving.”

 

Read more about what’s included with Friendsgiving Island and get planning.

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