A balcony in the spa at the Keystone Lodge & Spa could become the setting for your next getaway.
CRAZY FOR COLORADO
Steal: Enjoy rates from $ 150 per night when booking ski holidays now through Dec. 19 at the Keystone Lodge & Spa in Keystone, Colo.
Experience: Ski or ride 3,148 acres of terrain across 135 trails. The adventurous can sign up for rugged off-trail skiing with Keystone Adventure Tours. Afterwards, enjoy dining at the Ski Tip restaurant or Keystone’s “Dinner Sleigh Ride.” That’s where a horse-drawn sleigh takes you to an authentic homestead for dinner and entertainment.
Finally, unwind at the spa in the lodge with 50 minutes of either a customized facial or a massage. Either one comes with a special aroma designed to promote sleep.
Book it! Online at keystoneresort.com or call (800) 328-1323.
REVEL IN RELAXATION
Unwind at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City with a spa and party package that also includes dining discounts.
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The HQ Package at the Revel Resort in Atlantic City includes a low rate and lots of goodies.
Deal: Revel’s HQ Package, starting at $ 159, offers a one-night getaway along with two passes to BASK Spa, a $ 50 food and beverage credit at SkyCafé, Alcove, Relish, Ultra Lounge, O2 or room service, and special access to HQ Nightclub. The offer’s only good for Friday and Sunday nights. The package rate varies depending on hotel occupancy, but will never be more than $ 40 higher than the standard rate on Friday, and $ 20 more than the standard rate on Sunday. After booking online, guests can pick up their spa day passes upon check-in, as well as a comp slip for the food and beverage credit. They’ll be added to the HQ guestlist for comped admission.
Experience: Revel, Atlantic City’s newest casino resort, boasts 130,000 square feet of gaming space, including 2,400 slots and 130 table games. An indoor/outdoor heated pool lets guests swim outside even in the winter. Relax at the 32,000-square-foot spa or shop in boutiques during the day, before enjoying the nightclubs or live entertainment at The Social and Ovation Hall. The 14 onsite restaurants include Amada, a tasty tapas bar and restaurant that you should make a reservation for well in advance.
Book it! Online at revelresorts.com. When booking, enter the promo code: HQPACK.
FINDING VALUE IN VAIL
Keeping with the Colorado theme, you can also experience Vail’s legendary terrain this winter with a stay at the Lodge at Vail, the Arrabelle at Vail Square, the Austria Haus or the Ritz Carlton Residences.
Deal: Secure your Vail ski vacation with the “Book by Opening Day” special (Vail’s seasonal debut is Nov. 22) and save up to 30% when you stay six or more nights. Rates among the four resorts for this promotion range from $ 209 to $ 549 per night.
Experience: The 5,200 acres of terrain and seven miles of back bowls make Vail a skier’s paradise. Kick back after a day on the slopes with an après drink in the village of Vail, followed by world class dining and a nightlife scene.
The Ritz Carlton Residences in Vail, Colo., are part of the “Book by Opening Day” special.
Book It: Book through the individual property websites or by phone.
The Lodge at Vail, lodgeatvail.resorts.com or (888) 328-1005; the Arrabelle at Vail Square, arrabelle.rockresorts.com or (888) 688-8055; the Austria Haus, austriahaushotel.com or (866) 921-4050; and the Ritz Carlton Residences, thevailcollection.com or (800) 542-8680.
A HERO’S WELCOME
Military personnel and first responders and their families get special savings at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa in St. Lucia.
Steal: Active duty and retired military, first responders, including law enforcement, fire department, EMT and EMS, their spouses and dependents are all invited to take an additional 10% off already low fall rates with the “Heroes Package.” The steal is available now through Nov. 30 for travel through Dec. 20, 2013. All-inclusive rates start at $ 122 per person, per night.
Experience: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa’s all-inclusive vacation rates include: all meals and snacks daily, unlimited juices, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. Airport transfers from Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport and all hotel taxes and gratuities are also included. Kids enjoy the CocoLand Kidz Klub and Waterpark, plus activities and entertainment daily. Adults enjoy the adults-only pool and bar, and adults-only wing for couples.
Book it! Online at www.cbayresort.com or call 877-352-8898. Use booking code VET 13. Valid identification required to qualify.
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