California Weekend Bargains for June 2006

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Embassy Suites LaJolla, LaJolla

Several new lodging packages: Fun Fish Package includes 2 backpacks with fish food, a fish theme beach ball, activity coloring book, disposable camera and more; Room and a Movie Package includes a new movie release, popcorn and sodas; Romance Package includes iced sparkling wine or cider and See's chocolates upon arrival, along with comfy robes and slippers; Suite Dinner for Two Package includes diner for two daily either in our Coast Cafe Restaurant or ordered through room service -- meals include choice of two salads, two appetizers, two entrees, two desserts and two beverages including wine. 858-453-0400.

Inns by the Sea, Central Coast

Nine romantic California inns offer various specials for specific dates shown on their website. Click HERE to see current specials or phone 800-433-4732.

Greenhorn Ranch, Quincy

Weekend Getaways April 28 – June 9 and August 19 – December 1:  Looking for a romantic weekend or a break from it all? This great vacation package for two includes a special gift basket, Friday evening BBQ, private ride Saturday morning, picnic lunch on the lawn, group ride Saturday afternoon, candle light dinner and Sunday champagne brunch for just $957 per couple.  800-334-6939.

Pacifica Hotels, San Francisco to San Diego

$50 gas card when you stay three nights at any one of dozens of Pacifica Hotels . 800-720-0223.

San Diego Marriott, San Diego

Package includes guest room, two for breakfast, free self-parking. Save 10 to 15 percent on tickets to SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, Wild Animal Park, Old Town Trolley, Maderas Golf Course, Hornblower Cruises, bicycle rentals, Seaforth Boat Rentals and Sunset Sails. Up to 25 percent off specific treatments at Spa Tiki "Islands Influenced" Day Spa. Also good at San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter and Coronado Island Marriott Resort. Call 619-234-1500 for package rates.

Tributary Whitewater Tours, Gold Country

$10 off 1/2 day trips, $20 off 1 day trips and $20-$30 off 2 day trips on all rivers. Monday through Friday. July and August special: Kids raft for half-price. Phone 800-672-3846.

Costa Mesa Online, Costa Mesa

When travelers book a two-night minimum stay in a participating Costa Mesa hotel this spring and summer, they will receive a $30 reimbursement on their airfare with a copy of their e-ticket, or on the purchase of gasoline. Additionally, they will receive $30 per night in dining certificates redeemable at many fine Costa Mesa area restaurants. Costa Mesa is in Orange County and close to world-class shopping (South Coast Plaza), theme parks and beaches. Phone 800-399-5499.

Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego

Stay longer and be rewarded.  Stay 3 Nights or more and save an additional 15% off  our spring rates.  
Limited time offer for stays in the months of March, April and May. Rates are confirmed at time of booking, available on only. Limited room types available at discounted rates. Multiple night stays required for discount.  Not applicable for groups or existing reservations and can not be combined with any other promotional offers. ALSO OFFERED: THE BUNGALOW BED AND BREAKFAST. Escape for the night and wake up to a private island paradise filled with lush palms and sparkling pools. Our Bungalow & Breakfast Vacation Package includes a night in one of our beautifully appointed bungalows overlooking lush gardens or San Diego’s Mission Bay, breakfast for two* at the Barefoot Bar & Grill restaurant and complimentary parking. Restrictions may apply. Limited room types available online. Contact reservations for additional room type availability and package rates. *Breakfast credit valued at $36 per day. Phone: 858-274-4630.

Chaminade, Santa Cruz

Visit Chaminade during the month of June and choose between a complimentary breakfast or a free upgrade to one of our luxurious suites.* Experience Chaminade's new look for yourself! Enjoy a complimentary award-winning buffet breakfast and overnight accommodations starting from $209.00* or take advantage of a free room upgrade. Guest room accommodations start from $199.00.* Chaminade's new guest rooms feature contemporary Spanish furnishings that reflect the resort’s history, while granite bathrooms, rich fabrics and innovative color palettes intertwine with the natural beauty of the California coast.  800-283-6569.

Stevenswood, Mendocino

It's whale-watching season and the WHALE-OF-A-DEAL offer is available anytime before June 29th, 2006. Valid for Sunday through Thursday stays. Not all rooms are eligible. Please contact resort directly for reservations. No other discounts, coupons, certificates, promotions, auctions or packages can be combined with this offer. Valid until June 29th 2006. Certain restrictions and blackout dates apply. Not applicable to online bookings, reservations made through consolidators or travel agents and please mention offer by name. TANK OF GAS offer: Fluctuating fuel costs can make travel planning more difficult. Stevenswood Spa Resort wants to reward our guests who book with us despite the escalated fuel costs. Until September 1st, 2006 every room booked at Stevenswood will entitle you to a tank of gas. It's our way of showing our appreciation and a great way to maximize your travel budget. Mention code TanksALot when booking your stay. 800-421-2810.

Golden Bear Lodging, Big Bear Lake

Getaway Today on our Tank of Gas! Get $25 or $50 Cash Back Today. The Free Tank of Gas offer is available to visitors booking a one or two night's stay on weekdays and two nights on weekends at Golden Bear Cottages through June 29, 2006 (non-holiday). $25 cash per day will be given to the guest at check-in. Limit of one, cash back offer per reservation. Guest must mention promotion at the time of booking. This offer may not be used in combination with any other Golden Bear Cottages Resort offer or promotion. AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED, SO CALL TODAY TO GET THE SIZE CABIN THAT IS BEST FOR YOUR FAMILY. 800-461-1023

The Portola Plaza Hotel, Monterey Bay

Save over $150 with the Ultimate Monterey Experience: Guest room for one night, 2 Aquarium passes, Breakfast for Two, Bottle of Monterey County wine, Complimentary Wine Tasting, 15% off entire bill at JACKS Restaurant, Wine Tasting Guide and Map. Rates starting at $219. Call 888-222-5851

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.' These special spa packages are available Monday through Thursday. 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. 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 “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). Phone 800-866-3121

Sorensen's Resort, Lake Tahoe

Stay three nights for the price of two in this log cabin resort in the mountains a few miles from South Lake Tahoe. 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 major artists. 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.

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 $89 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. These packages sell out quickly, so book your getaway today.

Fess Parker Wine Country Inn and Spa Vigne, Santa Barbara

This package is a one night getaway 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 (i.e: fitness center, pool, whirlpool, steam rooms, etc.) Starting at $300 in a Deluxe Guestroom. lists monthly bargains here as a free service for advertisers. To inquire about listing your property on, please phone 760-471-7693 or write


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