We are dying to think about spring and summer escapes: after a lovely warm spell here in Ontario we had a taste and we want more! A cruise in the Caribbean sounds lovely. Aboard a luxury yacht? Yes, please! And we’re happy to share an Oprah-themed cruise aboard Holland Cruise Line with you. Here’s a round-up of unique deals and travel opportunities to give you a little more sunshine in your day.

8-Day Cruise through the Caribbean Aboard a Luxury Yacht

Set sail for an 8-day cruise aboard a 125-passanger luxury yacht and take in the ports of call from Saint Martin to Barbados.  The SeaDream Yacht sets sail in the Caribbean March 27-April 4 and you can book now until March 20. Your trip includes an in-room entertainment centre and marble-lined bathroom with luxurious amenities.

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Exotic Escape to Mauritius

Located in East Africa, Mauritius is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. Escape the last days of winter here and take in the wonder of the Oberoi Hotel & Resort in Mauritius, set on 20 beachside acres. The resort is offering an Exotic Escapes package now through April 7th, which includes overnight accommodation, complimentary breakfast and fresh fruits in room and a three-course dinner for two people.

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Cruise with Oprah (Okay, not ACTUALLY the star)

If you love the talk-show host and media mogul, Oprah Winfrey, hop aboard an Adventure of your Life cruise with Holland, and you’ll enjoy Oprah-themed activities like an onboard book club, tips for healthy eating, morning meditations and Tai Chi in August. These special cruises will also include special guests from Oprah magazine and a few SuperSoul 100 Stars.

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Escape Winter in the Kawarthas

The warmer weather is coming to the Kawarthas and it’s time to celebrate with a luxurious stay at Eganridge Resort, Country Club and Spa. The Escape Winter package includes a stay in one of the resorts terrace rooms, feautring an oversized whirlpool tub and an amazing view of Sturgeon Lake. The package also includes a country continental breakfast each morning in the Dining Room. Use code “EscapeWinter” and when you stay 2 or more nights, you pay just $94.50 per night during the week and $114.50 on the weekends. Learn more.

Where will you go?

Photo of Oberoi Hotel & Resort in Mauritius courtesy of the property.