Discover the same charm and adventure enjoyed by previous guests like President Dwight Eisenhower, General Norman Schwarzkopf, and Chipper Jones, among others. This 8,000-acre, all-wild bird plantation near Albany, Georgia, has been around for over 80 years and features traditional hunts using mule-drawn wagons and horseback, award-winning handlers, and championship-bloodline pointers and setters. You may also bring your own dogs. Package includes one-day hunt and one-night lodging, and three meals prepared by Ms. Bernice, who’s famous for her biscuits and Quail-in-the-Nest dinner. Hunt is good anytime during the 2009–2010 Georgia Quail Season. Blackout dates in late November and late December through early January will apply.
Truly unique in Los Cabos, the Private Ocean Residences at Grand Regina are a sophisticated statement of excellence. Reflecting the best of contemporary Mexican architecture, this spacious three bedroom seaside home is clean and simple in its lines and decor as well as being open to the optimal flow of energy. Your seaside home includes a terrace with pools, private access, and a fully equipped modern kitchen. The resort offers amenities like 24-hour room service, pre-arrival grocery shopping, airport pickup & return, pool bar, three pools – including one adults only pool, a spa & fitness center, and two lighted tennis courts, just to name a few. View photos of the resort at: http://www.raintreevacationclub.com/GetClubResortContentScreen.event?cc=accomm&fac=138
When winter’s chill starts to arrive here, pack up your friends for a golf and spa retreat in one of the desert’s most exclusive private communities—Rancho La Quinta! Accommodations include a house with two master suites, two-and-a-half baths, a one-bedroom guest house, and a private pool, located right on the golf course. LaQuinta Resort & Spa is located just a few blocks away. Package is available for use between November 1 and December 20, 2009 or during the summer on a mutually agreeable date...
Be among the first to experience Southern California’s newest oceanfront destination—Terranea, located in the exclusive Rancho Palos Verdes community! You’ll spend two nights at Terranea, just enough to relax. Enjoy all the amenities and perks this breathtaking location has to offer, like panoramic views, golf, snorkeling, and of course, spa treatments. Take in lunch, dessert, and celebrity sightings at Sweet Lady Jane bakery—and even meet Jane herself! You will also attend a taping of and have Green Room access to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Stop one evening at the hit restaurant Melisse on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica to enjoy dinner for two. Throughout your trip, don’t worry about transportation…you’ll be driving courtesy of National Car Rental. Terranea stay available July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. Subject to availability and blackout dates. Taxes not included. Car renter must meet standard age, driver and credit requirements. Blackout dates may apply to car rental. Availability is limited.
Imagine a leisurely wandering among the best vineyards in Northern California with your special someone, sipping the fruits of its bounty . . . sound enticing? Start your excursion with a one-night stay in Korbel's guest house. While at Korbel, you’ll be treated to a remarkable tour and tasting at Kenwood Winery. You’ll also visit Cake Bread Cellars and Domaine Carneros for a VIP tour and tasting. Enjoy a VIP tasting and picnic lunch at the Gargiulo Vineyards. Explore what Wine & Spirits Magazine ranked as the “7th Most Popular winery brand in American restaurants”, Rombauer Vineyards. After a VIP tour and tasting, you will leave Rombauer Vineyards with a magnum (1.5 Liter) of Rombauer Vineyards' 1999 Diamond Selection Cabernet Sauvignon signed by the Rombauer Family. These fabulous VIP tours at wineries are usually reserved exclusively for collectors and serious enthusiasts so soak it all in this week! Dine at La Toque, Ken Frank's landmark Napa Valley restaurant, which recently relocated to the new Westin Verasa Napa. La Toque optimizes on its local agricarian relationships to develop menus for every season. It also features a wine pairing program that pairs wines with each dish on the menu. These wines are offered as “tasting pours", enough wine to enjoy with each course while allowing you to experience a range of exciting wines without overindulging. Wine lovers, take notice—this package offers a great cross-section of the wine country! Korbel stay must occur between April and June 2009 and must be booked at least ten weeks in advance. Car renter must meet standard age, driver and credit requirements. Blackout dates may apply to car rental. Taxes not included. Availability is limited. Not valid in San Jose, CA.
With 800 square miles of fascinating sites, restaurants, festivals and natural scenic beauty, the Hudson River Valley is the ideal place for relaxing getaways. You will find more than enough activities to fill your days during this week-long stay at a luxury guest home in Duchess County, NY. More than 30 historic homes dating back to the early 1700s – including the Bannerman Castle, the Franklin D. Roosevelt home, the Vanderbilt Mansion, and the former headquarters of George Washington – as well as many beautiful churches and museums dot the Hudson River Valley. Once you have visited these historic treasures, you can relax by doing some wine tasting at one of the many local wineries or you can unwind with a casual horseback ride, a boat trip down the Hudson River, or a trip to a local gun club’s shooting range.
Enjoy a week of relaxation at Mariner’s Watch Villas in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. This one-bedroom / one-bath villa overlooks the lagoon and is designed in a style reminiscent of turn-of-the-century cottages found along the Eastern seaboard. Conveniently located directly across from the beach and Night Heron Park, your home-away-from-home is equipped with a kitchen, private porch, and king size pullout sofa. While relaxing, enjoy a round of golf for four at the Cougar, Turtle, or Osprey Point Golf Courses.
Enjoy stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico at Watercolor Inn & Resort, a premier luxury destination situated between the Florida Panhandle resort towns of Destin and Seaside. Each of the Watercolor’s chic, over-sized rooms faces the beach like your own personal cabana, and the ocean is just a few steps away. You won’t have to worry about digging your summer things out of the closet for this trip, as you will be provided with monogrammed towels, a beach bag and all kinds of “summer sundries” you may need. After a day at the beach or out shopping, relax even further with a spa or golf appointment at the resort. You will also be treated to dinner at the Watercolor’s flagship restaurant, Fish out of Water, serving fresh seafood overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, known for its virtuoso cuisine featuring the freshest local fish and meats and a distinctive wine list to match. Enjoy two additional nights on the coast at Redfish Village on Hwy 30 A. Take a few hours to squeeze in a little exercise with Bolo lessons, a sport similar to kayaking. Expires February 1, 2010. Based on availability, holidays and peak periods not included.
Visit Phoenix with your best friend or your loved one! The Royal Palms Resort and Spa was voted the No. 1 hotel in the continental U.S. and Canada for value and No. 4 of the top 100 hotels in the world for service by Travel + Leisure Magazine’s Reader’s Poll. You’ll see why when you discover this secluded retreat with a distinctive old world charm. Nestled at the base of the Camelback Mountain, this mansion has become an extraordinary destination for travelers seeking both tranquility and solitude since 1929. You’ll need to plan your trip around the Phoenix SUNS! Two Center Court sixth row tickets are yours if you’re the winning bidder. It doesn’t stop there! Have dinner and drinks at the Toyota Club before or after the game and then head back to the hotel to relax before your golf outing the next day. Expires November 13, 2009. Not valid January through April 2009. Excludes resort fee and taxes.
Everything is already taken care of—just bring comfy shoes and your shopping stamina! Enjoy brunch at Canoe, a peaceful, waterfront restaurant tucked away in the Vinings community. From there, your group will feast on shopping at Neiman Marcus, where you’ll receive personal shopping assistance, a complimentary makeover at one of their fine cosmetics counters, a gift card and a fabulous swag bag! Does shopping make you hungry? Grab a bite at the NM Café at your leisure. Wrap the weekend with dinner at Aria, Buckhead’s slow-cooked sensation hailed by Esquire magazine as one of the nation’s best restaurants. Lunch and Canoe and dinner at Aria must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Gratuity not included