TRAVEL BARGAINS : CANCUN HOTEL OFFERS 3-NIGHT ROMANCE PACKAGE.
The Melia Turquesa hotel in Cancun, Mexico, offers a ``Tropical Romance'' package that includes three nights' lodgings for two, champagne, dinner for two, a fruit basket and daily champagne breakfast buffet for $480 per couple through Dec. 23. A $15-per-night supplement is added during July and August. Information: (800) 336-3542.
Early bookings: Princess Cruises offers a 50 percent discount off a companion's fare when cruises to Europe next year are booked by Feb. 14, 1997. Fares start at $3,295 per person, double occupancy; air fare from gateway cities can add up to $300. Information: (800) 568-3262.
Aloha: Lae Nani Condominiums on Kauai's Coconut Coast offers special stay-and-drive packages for families. Furnished one- and two-bedroom condos, with housekeeping and laundry facilities, plus a rental car, start at $185 per night ($160 per night through Dec. 19); families who stay six nights get another night's stay free. Information: (800) 367-7052.
Stay and fly free: Two people paying $175 per person per night any Friday and Saturday at the Hotel Westbury in New York or the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., will receive two roundtrip tickets on USAir Shuttle.
The package also includes continental breakfast for two one morning; rates are subject to availability. The airline ticket offer is for flights leaving Washington, New York or Boston after 7 p.m. on a Friday night with a return before 4 p.m. on Sunday. Information: (800) 321-1569 (Hotel Westbury) or (800) 424-2736 (Watergate Hotel).
Save on two: Radisson Seven Seas Cruises offers a 50 percent discount on a double-occupancy companion fare on cruises booked by Sept. 15. Cruises are aboard the SSC Radisson Diamond, which will sail on seven-, eight, nine-, 11- and 14-night cruises between November and next April through the Panama Canal between San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. Undiscounted cost is $3,146 per person, and includes a two-night hotel stay in Costa Rica before or after the cruise, a shore excursion to Costa Rica's Poas Volcano and Cloud Forest, and airport tranfers. Air fare from Los Angeles adds $295 per person. Information: (800) 333-3333.
Admission discounts: Sea World of Florida, Universal Studios Florida and Wet 'n Wild offer Florida visitors a special Vacation Value Pass that permits unlimited admission to all three attractions for five consecutive days.
Cost of the pass is $89.95 for adults and $72.95 for children age 3-9. Regular one-day admission to each of the parks would cost more than $100 for an adult and nearly $90 for a child. Information: (800) 224-3838.