If you are on the hunt for a deal, a special offer or a discount at a Four Seasons hotel look no further. While none of the Four Seasons hotels in the Caribbean are cheap, The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas is a dreamy destination perfect for creating memories. Whatever the price, it is worth every penny.
The historic and glamourous Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas welcomes the discerning jet set to its beachside garden-like ambiance. It is arguably the best Four Seasons and the most expensive Four Seasons in the Caribbean.
Situated just off the Bahamian capital of Nassau, the property began as the private estate of a Swedish industrialist and was later acquired by an American businessman and philanthropist who built the original 52 room hotel and golf course in 1962. In 2014, upon acquisition by Access Industries (who also own Grand Hotel Du Cap Ferrat, one of our favorite Four Seasons hotels), millions of dollars were invested in room renovations, a new oceanfront pool, and world-class restaurants.
Beyond the five-mile stretch of ivory-white sand, a legendary Bahamian enclave awaits filled with iconic experiences and delights. Highlights include Versailles-inspired lawns and gardens and rooms in low-level buildings set around these gardens.
There is an infinity pool overlooking the ocean and the beach has dreamy golden-white sands with loungers strategically placed with plenty of distance between them ensuring relative privacy on the sands.
The resort offers five restaurants and bars, including DUNE by Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; plus there are three pools and six tennis courts, access to the adjacent Tom Weiskopf-designed Ocean Club golf course, all edged by a tranquil spa.
Book your next Four Seasons hotel stay via our luxury travel concierge to get extra free perks. See what our clients say about us and how thrilled they are with the extra benefits we provide at no extra cost. Our luxury travel concierge prices match the offers on the Four Seasons website, but when you book with us, you will also benefit from our official Four Seasons partner agency perks, which are added in for free. We are not cheaper than FourSeasons.com, we are the same price, but the free perks we offer (outlined below) are extremely valuable.
Book your next Four Seasons stay via our luxury travel concierge and the perks that we can add into your stay are typically:
- Breakfast for two people per bedroom
- Food and beverage or spa credit of $100 USD per stay
- Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (this usually excludes suites)
- Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary basic Internet in all guest rooms
- Complimentary welcome gift
Why Four Seasons?
Oh my goodness, there are many, many reasons to book hotels that are part of the Four Seasons brand. Of course, room rates are expensive when compared to more middle of the road hotels, but the Four Seasons beats almost every other hotel chain in ambiance, immaculate communal areas, incredible service, and gorgeous rooms. They are also brilliant at catering to families in a sophisticated but caring way. Four Seasons hotels really are worth paying the extra for. Wherever you are in the world, Four Seasons hotels are reliably excellent, and they are consistently one of your best hotel options in any city or resort.
We share ten tips that will help you squeeze the most value out of your next Four Seasons hotel stay and get you the deal or discount you are looking for.
1. Get Free Benefits
As outlined above, take advantage of free loyalty style benefits from your very first stay at Four Seasons hotels and resorts by merely booking with a luxury travel agent like our luxury travel concierge. It really is that easy, and the rates you pay will be the same as those on the Four Seasons website.
And Four Seasons is not alone in this luxury offering. Most luxury hotels have luxury travel agent loyalty programs that give their clients free benefits at no extra cost, as long as they book with the right partner agent. These luxury hotel brands include Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria, Hyatt, Andaz, Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, InterContinental, and more.
2. Loyalty Points & Benefits
There is no Four Seasons rewards program. Whether you are a regular guest of the Four Seasons or want to try this iconic brand for the first time, you can take advantage of loyalty style benefits at Four Seasons hotels for no extra cost and from your very first stay by booking your next stay via our luxury travel concierge.
3. Four Seasons Website Special Offers
There is a unique special offers page on each individual hotel page on the Four Seasons website. These special offers and discounts are excellent but be warned, they are only available for specific dates so do check the small print to find out when these offers apply.
Some of the best discounts offered by Four Seasons are the three nights for the price of two or the four nights for the price of three discount. Both of these discounts tend to be available outside the high season at some Four Seasons hotels, and they can save you a serious amount of money. Here is the relevant discount page for The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas
At the time of writing there is a “20% OFF” package and with the flexibility of being able to move your stay date, at no charge, should your plans change. Book by January 31, 2021.
There is also a “Return to paradise – Fourth night free” special offer which includes a complimentary fourth night and private airport transportation.
4. Book In Advance
If you are very sure of your dates, you can sometimes take advantage of advance purchase discounted rates. You must be sure of your dates, because once you have booked in, there are no refunds on advance purchase rates, so if you can’t make your stay, you won’t get your money back! Once you have found the offer you want, book via a luxury travel agent like our luxury travel concierge for extra free benefits on your already discounted rate.
5. Bring Your Child
A stay at a Four Seasons hotel usually includes a complimentary kids’ club, and there is no charge for a rollaway kids’ bed in your bedroom (which often costs $100+ USD at other luxury resorts). Often kids under 6 years old get free breakfast too, so bring one child to stay in your room for no extra cost at most Four Seasons hotels. This makes Four Seasons the perfect choice for families.
6. Book Early
Four Seasons hotels and resorts are so popular that they often sell out in the high season, which means that they don’t need to discount their rooms during these popular periods. Outside of the high season, it is possible to get discounts, and these discounts can be found on the Four Seasons website, within each individual hotel’s mini-site under “offers.”
7. Change Your Holiday Dates
If you can, re-arrange your dates to target your preferred Four Seasons hotels when they are cheapest and offer the best discounts. One of the most expensive Four Seasons hotels in the world is also one of the cheapest just before it closes for the winter and just before it opens in the summer. The hotel in question is the Grand Hotel Du Cap Ferrat. I have already detailed how to book a Four Seasons hotel at the cheapest rate and at the Grand Hotel Du Cap Ferrat, the discounted low season rate is perhaps discounted by as much as 70 or 80% from their high season rate. The dates you need to be looking at for the biggest discount are at the end of March and start of April and at the end of October and the start of November.
In the Caribbean, the most expensive time to stay is from December to March. The rest of the year may be rainier and windier but is cheaper, with the cheapest rates during the Hurricane season for obvious reasons. If you travel in the low season, your room rate will be discounted when compared to the high season.
8. Stay Shorter
It sounds obvious when you say out loud, but I would prefer three nights at an expensive Four Seasons rather than a week at a bog-standard resort. Do one night at one of the Four Seasons Nevis and take advantage of our early check-in and late check-out rather than spending two nights somewhere less exciting.
9. Use Corporate Promo Codes
There are special corporate promo discount codes, so if you are an employee of a company like Goldman Sachs, Bank Of America, IBM, or the government, you might be able to take advantage of these discounts, but these codes are not widely available to the general public. Besides, the discount may not be as good as our luxury travel concierge’s free benefits. We suggest asking for a free quote so you can compare prices and benefits and get the full picture before booking.
10. Don’t Book With Your Credit Card Travel Agency
Do you want to be at the front of the queue for your free room upgrade? Book your Four Seasons stay via our luxury travel concierge, and we will put you first in line for your free upgrade. You will be placed in front of guests who book via booking services like American Express Finest Hotels & Resorts.
This is because our travel agency is an official partner of Four Seasons hotels, so room upgrades for clients that we book into Four Seasons hotels are put at the front of the queue! You still can use any credit card as payment when you book with our concierge, so you still get your usual loyalty points and rewards from your credit card when you book with us.
Note: Benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at discretion of the vendor.
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