VACATION RENTALS: THE AFFORDABLE CHOICE FOR GOLF GETAWAYS
Miami, FL, May 5, 2009—With soothing sunny weather and flowers around the greens, May and June may be the best time for a golf vacation. However, the idea of staying in an expensive golf resort—and paying hundreds of dollars in green fees—may be off-putting to even the most fanatical golfers. Rentalo.com, the leading online vacation rental directory, comes to the rescue with apartments, condos and cottages that provide more space (and kitchens) at a lower price than those golf resorts. They also provide non-golfing pleasures like swimming, boating, tennis, water sports, theater and outlet shopping to keep the rest of the family happy. Go to www.rentalo.com to see the offers on the Rentalo web site.
MYRTLE BEACH, SO. CAROLINA—$195 PER NIGHT
Perfect for a family vacation, this new three-bedroom, two-bath condo is located in the Myrtlewood Golf Club Villas complex. It is steps to the golf course and a mile to the beach, Broadway at the Beach and shopping malls. Golf packages and discount admission to the best attractions are available. The condo sleeps eight comfortably, has an elevator, air-conditioning, high-speed Internet, a terrace overlooking a lake and outdoor swimming pools. Five other golf courses are close by. The nightly rate is $195 in June, higher the rest of the summer, with a two-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 180556.
KAILUA KONA, HAWAII—$115 PER NIGHT
The lanai of this luxury condo on the Big Island of Hawaii overlooks the ninth hole of the Kona Country Club golf course, as well as sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. The friendly, quiet resort complex of Keauhou Akahi has 48 units, lighted walkways and landscaped grounds full of palm trees and Hawaiian plants. A swimming pool, new kitchen, two bedrooms, two baths and a pull-out coach complete this attractive picture. The Volcanoes National Park is a day trip away, restaurants, golf, tennis and water sports are nearby. The nightly rate is $115, with a two-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 180407.
BRANSON, MISSOURI—$130 PER NIGHT
Just two miles from the Stonebridge Golf Course and five miles from Branson, the entertainment capital of mid-America, this two-bedroom, two-bath condo is part of the Eagles Nest Resort at Indian Point. The resort, on Table Rock Lake, has nicely landscaped grounds, a kids' playground, tennis and a swimming pool. The recently-remodeled apartment offers air conditioning, high-speed Internet, hair dryers and a hide-a-bed. Branson has dozens of theaters and restaurants. The nightly rate is $115 until May 31, $130 after, with a three-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 101306.
LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA—$180 PER NIGHT
Ten—count 'em—ten golf courses designed by such luminaries as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Robert Trent Jones are within 30 minutes drive of this recently-renovated cabin that's just four blocks from the beach on Lake Tahoe's beautiful North Shore. It has two bedrooms, two baths, a fireplace, private parking for two cars and high-speed Internet. Restaurants, summer concerts, Shakespeare under the stars and all kinds of land and water sports are at hand. The nightly rate is $180 until June 30, $200 after, with a two-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 78894.
"In the current economic downturn," says Rentalo president Alfredo Purrinos, "vacation rental homes and apartments make even more sense. They are a budget-friendly and affordable alternative to traditional lodging." Rentalo's inventory of some 200,000 properties in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, Europe and around the world includes hotels, inns, lodges and bed and breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas, condos and apartments. To book an affordable apartment or cottage near a golf course (or courses), log onto www.rentalo.com.
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