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Travel deals on a Costa Rican adventure, Atlantic City on the cheap

Save 48 percent on a trip for two

Save 48 percent on a trip for two to Costa Rica at Living Social Escapes. (July 1, 2013) (Credit: livingsocial.com)

Whether you envision yourself gliding through a rain forest, lounging on a beach or gambling at a casino, we found big savings on all types of getaways this week.

Now is a great time for finding mid-week hotel deals in Atlantic City, according to the Atlantic City Alliance, with deals at top casino resorts for less than $200 per night. The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is offering a summer fun getaway package, with grand suite room accommodations, a $50 slot machine credit and a $50 food and beverage credit for $180 at atlanticclubcasino.com.

Save 48 percent at the Hotel Punta Leona, a resort on Costa Rica's central Pacific coast with a private rain forest, secluded beaches and a butterfly sanctuary. Your escape kit for two includes a three-night stay, daily breakfast and a zipline canopy tour for $289 at livingsocial.com.

Want to check out the other side of the pond? Get a $1,000 Virgin Atlantic voucher to be used on round-trip flights from JFK or Newark to London Heathrow for $600 for a limited time at jetsetter.com.

Take a long weekend and save 45 percent on a 4-star Puerto Rican vacation at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in San Juan. You'll get roundtrip airfare to San Juan, three nights at the resort, a $100 food and beverage credit, a room with a view of the rain forest and 25 percent off spa treatments, golf and tennis starting at $329 per person at travelzoo.com.

CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. are celebrating summer with free shore excursion credits worth up to $100 for snorkeling, biking tours, golf, swimming with dolphins and more, plus free spa treatments, specialty dinners and upgrades at cruiseone.com.

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