Jupiter hotel offers “stargazer” package for Perseid meteor shower

The Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa is giving tourists and locals a beachfront view of the Perseid meteor shower, which will reach its peak next month.jupiter resort

The resort has unveiled a special promotion centered around the meteor shower, which is expected to peak in Aug 12-13. The Jupiter Stargazer’s package and includes 20 percent off best available rates, complimentary cocktails for two and use of the resort’s telescopes. Rates start at $220/night.

A representative for the resort said the beach is a great spot to watch the shower because it very dark and quiet during summer due to sea turtle nesting season.

Although the Perseid meteor shower is named after the constellation Perseus, they come from a comet throwing debris into the Earth’s path. Their peak occurs when Earth passes the thickest part of the debris stream.

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