Value Watch: Guesthouse Casa Rosa, Sitges, Spain
The gay-owned and -managed Guesthouse Casa Rosa of sunny Sitges, Spain recently opened its doors to visitors. To celebrate its opening, the property is offering 20 percent off all rates until the end of March. Stay in a double room for $62 a night or a triple for $75 a night. You can use the extra savings for shopping excursions to Barcelona, located 30 minutes away.
This modern villa set in the beautiful hills of Penedés (known for its wine) has six guestrooms, each with a tranquil view of the surrounding mountains and en-suite bathroom. With a small, private swimming pool, several terraces ideal for sunbathing, and friendly atmosphere, Casa Rosa is a peaceful getaway. For a change of scenery, hit the many beaches of Sitges. Catalan cuisine can be found in the area's restaurants and walking and cycling routes run across the hills.
Money-saving tip: Some stores will give discounts to those paying in cash instead of using credit cards, so when traveling abroad, ask if there's a cash discount.