Multigenerational families of grandparents and parents traveling with children often seek destinations with great value for the money, convenience and signature memories for a lifetime. As the holidays approach, Prohotel International, a Houston-based management, sales and marketing company, provides travelers with all the comforts of home in three boutique properties – Sublime Samana Hotel and Casas del XVI in the Dominican Republic and The Lodge and Spa at Pico Bonito in Honduras.

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Casas del XVI
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nestled in the heart of Santo Domingo’s Ciudad Colonial (Colonial City), Casas del XVI is an exclusive collection of privately restored homes dating back to the Spanish conquistadors. The boutique hotel provides families with all the comforts of home — private butler, personal chef and concierge — with 12 rooms sprinkled between four homes in the Colonial neighborhood.

During the holidays, Casas del XVI will be just minutes from many open air concerts at the Plaza España, as well as Christmas carols during the day and jazz concerts at night at Calle El Conde. And, of course, there is the traditional Christmas Eve mass at the oldest Cathedral in the Americas for those who seek this experience.

Casas del XVI offers the following holiday packages. To book these limited time offers, visit www.casasdelxvi.com or call (855) 849-6396 or (809) 688-4061.

Casa de los Mapas Home-Away-From-Home Special — Save 10 percent or $150 per night when families book a minimum of two nights stay at this home. Enjoy exclusive access to the entire home and have your family stay in three luxurious rooms, see vintage maps once used by the first Spanish settlers, breakfast daily, spacious courtyard with swimming pool and private butler to tend to your family.
Price is $1,350 (plus tax and service) per night and it is valid for a maximum of
six people (adults and children) to stay at the home from now through
December 21st.

Historic New Year’s Package– Save $355 when you stay three nights in a luxury room. Enjoy daily breakfast a la carte, a New Year’s Eve three-course romantic candlelit dinner with bottle of champagne, and one walking tour of Ciudad Colonial (Colonial City).

Price is $1,195 (plus tax and service). Families must pre-pay for this
non-refundable package by October 31st.

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Sublime Samana Hotel
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Serene and secluded, Sublime Samana Hotel is perfectly situated on the Samaná Peninsula in the Dominican Republic’s Northeastern coast. Sublime Samana Hotel offers multigenerational families an exclusive collection of 26 private suites and casitas. Families will find these units are great value for the money just steps from the white sand beaches.

During the holidays, families have endless opportunities to immerse themselves in the series of cascading pools sprinkled throughout the property. For those looking to bond with nature, Sublime Samana presents possibilities to snorkel in crystal clear waters teeming with coral reef and tropical fish, hike to El Limón Falls for awe-inspiring waterfalls or simply paddle board or swim near the beach.

Families can also ring in New Year’s Eve with a spectacular five course dinner complete with Champagne and Hor d’oeuvres, live band, as well as a party after midnight to ring in 2017. The New Year’s Eve dinner is only available for hotel guests for the price of $160 for adults and $60 for children five to 14 years old and free for kids one to four years old. Tax and service are an additional cost.

Families can celebrate the holidays at Sublime Samana with the following specials. To book these offers, visit www.sublimesamana.com or call (888) 896-9416.

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deal – Save 50 percent or up to $223 per night on a One Bedroom Suite or up to $278 per night on a Two Bedroom Suite for stays between December 1, 2016 — December 23, 2016 and January 7, 2017 — April 30, 2017.
Price is $ 158 per night for a One Bedroom Suite from December 1 – 23, 2016
and $223 per night from January 7 – April 30, 2017 and $198 per night from
December 1 – 23, 2016 and $278 per night from January 7 – April 30, 2017 for a
Two Bedroom Suite.

Rejoice The Holidays Package -Save $875 on a Two-Bedroom Casitas and $1,065 on a Three Bedroom Casitas when multigenerational travelers stay seven nights stay and receive one night complimentary and one complimentary couples massage.
This limited time offer must be booked by October 24 and it is valid for all room
categories to stay at the property from December 24, 2016 – January 7, 2017.

Price is $4,410 (plus tax and service) for a Two Bedroom Casita and $5,550
(plus tax and service) for a Three Bedroom Casita.

Sublime Family Adventure Special – Save $550 when families spend five days and four nights in a Two-Bedroom Suite. Experience tennis daily, hike to El Limón Waterfalls, and take an ATV excursion through the lush jungles or along the beach.
Price is $1,605 (plus tax and service) for stays through December 21, 2016 and
$2,269 (plus tax and service) for stays from January 7 – April 30, 2017.

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The Lodge and Spa at Pico Bonito
La Ceiba, Honduras

Nestled at the base of the Pico Bonito National Park, The Lodge and Spa at Pico Bonito is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World boutique property with 400 acres of tropical wilderness. The eco-lodge is a dream destination for families looking for rare untouched natural environments with all the five-star amenities.

The eco-lodge’s 22 private standard and superior air conditioned cabins with large screen windows are ideal for multigenerational families since some cabins have connecting rooms. During the holidays, extended families can hike to Unbelievable Falls, uncover tropical bird species or snorkel in the crystal clear blue waters near Cayos Cochinos.

The eco-lodge’s annual Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners are a feast for the senses.

The Thanksgiving feast includes the following mouth-watering concoctions.
Appetizers include the following options:
Portobello Napoleon — Stuffed with Spinach, Goat Cheese served over Guajillo Couils – a thick sauce of puréed vegetables marinated in Chile spices
Winter Greens, Dried Fruit, Beets and Apples
Entrées include the choices:
Organic Herb Roasted Turkey served with Caramelized Sweet Potato Puree, Cornbread Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Sautéed Mixed Vegetables
Grilled Sea Bass Filet served with Rosemary Ratatouille
Dessert features the following choices served with coffee or tea.
Pumpkin Pie
Mille Feuille Grand Mariner

The Christmas menu will tantalize families taste buds with some of the creations listed below.
Appetizers include the options:
Crepes Florentine
Winter Greens, Dried Fruits, Beets, Apples and Nuts
Cream of Roasted Bell Peppers, Cilantro and Baby Crab
Entrées include the choices:
Organic Herb Roasted Turkey served with Caramelized Sweet Potato Puree, Cornbread Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Sautéed Mixed Vegetables
Grouper Filet over Steamed Spinach topped with a Pico Bonito Sauce
Desserts entails the choices listed below served with coffee or tea.
Tiramisu
The Traditional Chocolate Yule Log

The New Year’s Eve dinner explodes with a variety of flavors listed below.
Appetizers include the following selections:
L’Amuse Bouche,
Portobello Napoleon — Grilled Mushroom, Spinach, Guajilo Coulis — a thick sauce of puréed vegetables marinated in Chile spices — and Goat Cheese.
Entrées features the choices listed below:
Black Pepper Crusted Tenderloin Carpaccio served with Arugula and Parmesan topped with Olive Oil
Lobster Bisque Perfumed with Brandy
Tenderloin Wellington served in a Port Wine Sauce and Potato Au Gratin, Steamed Vegetables du Jour
Jumbo Shrimp Flambée with Tequila, Rice Pilaf and Mixed Greens
Dessert entails the following creations served with coffee or tea:
Tart Tatin – Caramelized Apple over a Mille Feuille with Vanilla Ice Cream
Profiteroles au Chocolat

The Lodge and Spa at Pico Bonito’s Holiday specials are listed below. To book these limited time offers, please visit www.picobonito.com or call (888) 428-0221.

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deals – Save 50 percent off or up to $175 per night in a Standard Cabin when guests book their stay from December 1, 2016 – April 16, 2017. Special is based on availability and blackout dates due apply between December 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017.
Price is $113 (plus tax and service) per night for a Standard Cabin (two adults
and two children under 11 years old) from December 1 – 23, 2016 and $175
(plus tax and service) per night from January 3 – April 16, 2017. Breakfast daily is
included in this special.

Family Adventure Special – Save $771 when families spend seven days and six nights and receive a guided hike in the Pico Bonito National Rainforest, choice of an early morning or a late night hike, private tour of the butterfly farm and serpentarium, snorkeling trip to the world’s second largest barrier reef, and a boating trip through a tropical lagoon at the manatee refuge.
Price is $3,089 for a standard cabin (two adults and two children under 11
years old) and all meals are included with this special. Special is available from
now to December 22, 2016.

Tropical Holiday Season Offer– Save $450 and receive a fourth night free when families book three nights stay by October 31, 2016. Special includes breakfast daily a la carte, ten percent discount off spa treatments, Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve dinner (non-alcoholic beverages) with live local music and special amenities such as two glasses of Champagne as part of the turn down service on New Year’s Eve.

Price is $350 per night (plus tax and service) in a standard cabin (two adults
and two children under 11 years old) and includes daily breakfast.

For more information about Prohotel International, visit www.prohotels.com. To book a multigenerational holiday stay at the three properties, visit www.casasdelxvi.com, www.sublimesamana.com, and www.picobonito.com

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