California Weekend Bargains for February 2006

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L'Auberge, Del Mar

Discover the intimacy and serenity of L'Auberge Del Mar Resort and Spa, located in the beautiful coastal village of Del Mar, San Diego. Save 45% off your next romantic getaway and pay only $179 per night.* Experience luxury accommodations, spa pampering, gourmet dining and breathtaking views in a secluded, seaside setting. Prepare to be pampered. To reserve your Midweek Escape, call 1-800-595-7448. *Must mention G10120 when booking. Offer must be booked prior to 04/25/06 for stays arriving before 05/25/06. Midweek rate; subject to availability and black-out dates. Not valid for groups or in conjunction with any other offer.

Doral Desert Princess Resort, Palm Springs

Everyday is Valentine's Day in February at the Doral Desert Princess Resort, Palm Springs.  Nestled amid the beautiful San Jacinto Mountains, the Doral Desert Princess Resort offers an oasis of luxury and leisure in a romantic desert setting. This four-star Palm Springs golf resort features elegance unlike any other, with world-class shopping, fine dining, and the area's most exciting entertainment nearby. Treat your loved one with our Romance Package, starts at only $199* during the month of February.  Package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast in bed, champagne and strawberries and a mid-day Godiva hot chocolate warm-up.  And for an additional $49.95 per person you can indulge in our 5-Course prix fixe Valentine's Dinner.  To reserve today please contact us at 888-FUN IN PS (386-4677).

Crown City Inn and Bistro, Coronado

Come to Coronado for the weekend to relax by the beach, eat in exceptional restaurants, shop in one-of-a-kind boutiques! Stay two nights and get breakfast in our award-winning Crown Bistro plus a walking tour of Coronado -- all for $129.50 per night. Available through March 16, 2006.

Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Lake Tahoe

Frequent Skier Program - Ski or ride any 4 days and receive the 5th day
FREE.  Save more when you buy a ticket on Tue, Wed or Thur for only $55.
These discounted tickets count towards your 5th day being free.

College Student OnLine Discount Program - College students who register
and download the online coupon are eligible for $43 lift tickets every
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday all season (non-holiday). Note: you must
register online, bring the printed coupon with you, and present current
valid college ID to qualify for the discount. 

Kids Ski for only $5 everyday

First Time Adventure Package - Offered at the Papoose Learning Center.
Package includes a Papoose lift ticket, equipment rental (skis or
snowboards) and a two-hour introductory ski or snowboard lesson - all
for only $65. Then, once you have mastered those skills, upgrade to the
next level, and the upper mountain for only $44.

Embassy Suites Hotel - Lake Tahoe Resort

Located in the center of it all, Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe is just steps from Heavenly's gondola, ice-skating, shopping, movie theaters, world-class entertainment, casinos and more. This March brings incredible snow AND discounted Embassy lodging rates for skiers, boarders and winter enthusisasts. $159/night (mid-week) includse a spacious two-room suite, complimtnary cooked-to-order breakfast, evening manager's reception for apres-ski fun, complimentary ski/board valet and more. Some restrictions apply. Call 1-877-497-8483.

The Portola Plaza Hotel, Monterey Bay


Special winter rates through March 30, 2006: $129 per night (Sun-Thur)    $149 per night (Fri-Sat)

Along the bay, nestled between Fisherman's Wharf and downtown Monterey, lies Portola Plaza Hotel - Monterey's premier waterfront hotel. Now's the perfect time to experience our rich, sophisticated styling, well-appointed guest rooms, unique restaurants, and rejuvenating spa. Two night minimum. Some restrictions apply. Call 888-222-5851

Gold Mountain Manor, Big Bear Lake

Stay 2 nights midweek and get one free night for stays in April and May. Only one free night per stay. Weekdays only (M-Th). Not used with holidays nor combined with other specials. OR Massages for two (one hour each) in privacy of own room or suite for midweek for both. Also receive a gift of homemade Gold Mountain Manor Luxurious Milk Bath to take home with you. Only need to book one night for eligibility. $99 for massages.

Northwoods Resort, Big Bear Lake

Northwoods Resort & Conference Center and Elevations Day Spa in Big Bear Lake have teamed-up to offer special mid-week ‘Pampered Guest Packages’ this winter. ). These special spa packages are available Monday through Thursday beginning December 12. Romance Package ~ The “Romance Package” features a spacious guestroom with hand-crafted furnishings in the Adirondack-style, breakfast for two in Stillwells Restaurant and a one-hour ‘Couples’ massage. The rate for this mid-week ‘Pampered Guest Package’ is $284.00. Run Away & Play Package ~ The “Run Away and Play Package” offers couples a large, standard room for two and a extraordinary four-hour retreat at Elevations Day Spa for facials, salt glow body polish, massage, pedicure and light meal. The rate for this mid-week ‘Pampered Guest Package’ is $392.00.1 Couples Indulgence Package ~ The “Couples Indulgence Package” features a restful guestroom, nourishing breakfast for two in Stillwells Restaurant and a two-hour ‘Couples Together’ spa indulgence featuring aromatherapy body wraps, 30-minute foot reflexology treatment and a one-hour massage for the both of you. The rate for this mid-week ‘Pampered Guest Package’ is $605.00. The “Snow Shoe Tour Package” is based on double occupancy and features a spacious guestroom designed with custom rustic furnishings, a hearty breakfast for two at Stillwells Restaurant, transportation to historic Hitchcock Ranch in Holcomb Valley for a three-hour snowshoe tour, equipment rental and a naturalist-guide from the Big Bear Lake Discovery Center. The rate for this mid-week adventure is $93.00 (per person based on double occupancy). The “Eagle Adventure Tour Package” is based on double occupancy and offers nature enthusiasts a large, standard room for two, a hearty breakfast, introductory lecture on Big Bear’s wintering eagle population, transportation and a two-hour guided tour around the Lake searching for eagles. Package rate for the “Eagle Adventure Tour” is $93.00 (per person based on double occupancy).1 The “Ski & Ride Package” is based on double occupancy and features a spacious, standard room for two, a nourishing snow-sports breakfast and two lift passes good for both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain resorts. Package rate for the mid-week “Ski & Ride” package is $109.00 (per person based on double occupancy). An added incentive to take advantage of this great offer, Northwoods Resort is offering shuttle service to and from the base area of both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts.

Sorensen's Resort, Lake Tahoe

Stay three nights for the price of two! Valid M-Th, non-holiday, during off-season -- call for details (click on link).

Riverside Resort and Casino, Laughlin

3 days/2 nights for two people plus two show tickets for artists like Frendy Fender, Rain, Gallagher and many others. Reservations must be cancelled no less than 7 days prior to first concert date. Show/packages subject to cancellation without notice. Not valid with any other offer or promotions. Subject to availability. $88-94.

The Inn at Occidental, Northern Coast

The "Need to be Kneaded" Special This pampering midweek special (offered Monday through Thursday) includes your choice of a romantic Courtyard Room plus a 60 minute Swedish massage for two (side-by-side or individually), aromatic tea bag, and a split of Korbel champagne. And don't forget, we offer Sonoma County wines, cheese and hors d oeuvres during our evening reception and a full gourmet breakfast. $459.

Grand Pacific Resort, San Diego North

Don´t miss out on these incredible bargains! Grand Pacific Palisades Resort and Hotel in Carlsbad is offering incredible deals on 2-night beach getaways for only $149 to $249 for up to four people! Packages include Dining Certificates, LEGOLAND California tickets, SeaWorld San Diego tickets, San Diego Zoo tickets or Wild Animal Park tickets.

Silverado Resort, Napa Valley

Golfer's Dream Package: One-bedroom suite with fireplace plus 18 holes of golf per person per night's stay. $199 double occupancy. Available through Feb. 28, 2006.

Fess Park Wine Country Inn and Spa Vigne, Santa Barbara

This package is a one night get away for people who want to pamper themselves while enjoying our relaxing spa and beautiful Fess Parker’s Wine Country Inn. Includes: Deluxe Accommodations with Fireplace; Full American Breakfast; Choice of 1 Hr. Aromatherapy Facial; or 1 Hr. Therapeutic Massage per person; Wine Tasting for two at Fess Parker Winery and at the Epiphany Cellars Tasting Room; Complimentary Parking. $365 Sunday through Thursday; gift certificates available.

Historic Mission Inn, Inland Empire

Available Sunday thru Thursday. A Taste of Paradise room and spa package. One night accommodations in a magnificent haven include wonderfully personalized 50 minute massages and unlimited access of hotel's facilities (ie: fitness center, pool, whirlpool, steamrooms, etc.) Starting at $300 in a Deluxe Guestroom.

South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa is inviting weary holiday shoppers and exhausted New Year’s Eve revelers just like you to unwind with a de-stressful weekend in Southern California’s premier shopping and cultural destination after the holidays. Hotel rates start at $109 and South Coast Plaza is close by. When guests book a two-night minimum stay in one of seven luxurious hotels in Costa Mesa through February 28, 2005, they will receive $30 per night dinner vouchers good at 19 participating restaurants. After their stay, a $30 travel reimbursement along with a packet of gift certificates worth approximately $300 will be mailed to them to encourage their return.



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