The finale of The Bachelorette last Sunday was set in the stunning island of Curacoa in the Southern Caribbean. Blond beauty Emily Maynard, picked Jef Holm over race car driver Arie Lyuendyk Jr.all in the backdrop of the enchanting island. The vacation destination may be getting a boost with timely "Bachelorette" themed travel packages from the popular show that gave ABC its best summertime rating in two years.
Jumping on The Bachelorette bandwagon, Travelzoo has created a discounted package at the Sandton Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club, the hotel where Emily stayed while picking her man. The package includes, five-nights and extras including some meals, activities, and fittingly, welcome roses starting from $1,650. Travelzoo states that this will save vacationers $545
This isn't the first time that businesses are capitalizing on The Bachelorette's success. 2011's Bachelorette Ashley Herbert ventured to Fiji for the show and resorts like the Mantangi Private Island Resort has created Bachelorette inspired packages.
The secluded resort's Bachelorette Romance Special includes two free nights at Matangi Island Resort, seven nights in a Beachfront Bure, meals, activites and roundtrip airfare from LAX, starting at $3262.
Herbert and her dates experienced a number of excursions around the area including a trip to Tayoro Waterfalls in the 15,000 hectare Bouma National Heritage Park where Herbert and her date swam.
Last season's The Bachelorette also ventured to Thailand featuring The Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa and the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai. The Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa also offered an ispired package including a three night stay in the same pool villa as The Bachelorette, buffet breakfast for two, a guide and a paddling trip through a sea of fireflies, amongst other perks.
The Oriental Dhara Dhevi offered a Romantic Escape package including two luxury nights in a Deluxe Colonial Suite of Deluxe villa, candlelit dinner for two, an 80 minute traditional spa therapy for two and more Bachelorette inspired offerings.