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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Visitors to the nation's oldest city can experience St. Augustine's finest hotel and state-of-the-art interactive pirate museum with the launch of the Rogues, Romance & Riches weekend package--authentic treasures and rum punch included.

Casa Monica HotelThe package includes two guest accommodations at the Casa Monica Hotel; valet parking; breakfast at the hotel's award-winning restaurant, 95 Cordova; admission to the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum; and an authentic 'Pieces of Eight' necklace from the museum's new 'Authentics' line of artifacts and treasures. Of course, welcome drinks of Captain Morgan Rum Punch are also included. The two-day, one-night Friday/Saturday stay starts at $429.

"Pirates played a significant role in St. Augustine's history and The Pirate & Treasure Museum is a natural fit for us," said Casa Monica's General Manager Anthony Lazzara. "The package has hit the ground running and the reviews so far have been outstanding."

To make reservations at the Casa Monica for the Rogues, Romance & Riches package, visit their packages page or call (888) 213-8903. For more information on the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, call (877) GO-PLUNDER.

"This package really encompasses St. Augustine's romance, history, and excitement, and it's an amazing deal," said Cindy Stavely, museum executive director.

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  • In 1671, when Henry Morgan sailed from Port Royal, Jamaica to sack and plunder Panama, his fleet consisted of 37 vessel, ranging from 4-gunners to 22-gunners.

  • Captain Kidd received a letter of marquee from King William III to seize any French ships during his search to capture pirates. Instead, he captured an Indianman resulting in the beginning of his pirate career.

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