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California offers many beautiful getaways, ranging from affordable romantic inns to five star resorts. Here are some of the top specials, including room discounts, free massages, romantic dinners and other amenities. Get away for a long weekend of wine tasting, biking, hiking and other activities, or relax by the pool at a plush hotel in one of California's great cities. Specials include offers for families, couples, luxury, inexpensive, spa offers and more.

California Vacation Packages for Couples

  • Luxury Romance in San Francisco from $545: Plan a luxury trip with one of these specials, including a romantic offer, basketball offer and a Bentley service package at The St. Regis San Francisco. The "Luxury Romance" offer includes: Daily breakfast for two each morning, A bottle of champagne, Freshly cut flowers upon arrival and Rates from $545. The "Bentley Experience" includes: Metropolitan Suite accommodations, Daily breakfast for two (Up to $75.00 excluding alcohol), Guest choice of a Bentley for hire, Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Rates start from $3,100. "An Invitation for Baseball Enthusiasts" includes: Luxurious Accommodations in the Metropolitan Suite, Two Premium Tickets to a Regular Season Game, Signature leece Blanket and Baseball Cap.
  • Babymoon in Ojai with Massage and Breakfast Included: If you are expecting your first baby, everyone has probably telling you to enjoy some time with your partner. That's good advice. Once the baby arrives, you won't have much time to yourselves for a while. Get away for a quick weekend trip or a longer getaway to reconnect and relax before the new member of the family comes. Ojai Valley Inn is offering a Babymoon package that includes: Accommodations in a graciously-appointed guest rooms, One 50-Minute Expectant Mother's Massage, and a Daily Breakfast for two in Oak Grill Pregnancy Craving Amenity - Sweet & Savory. The property makes it easy to relax in a luxury setting, go on romantic walks and have candlelight dinners. The resort offers a selection of other specials, such as the couples' spa package. Starting at $559 per night, double occupancy, the offer includes Nightly accommodations, Lunch in Cafe Verde for two, One 50-minute Classic Treatment per person, per night's stay, and a A beautiful Spa Ojai amenity. The resort frequently offers seasonal specials that can save you money. The "Spring Pixie offer", available in April and May, includes Accommodations, Special Pixie Tangerine welcome amenity on day of arrival, Breakfast for two in Oak Grill, featuring Pixie-themed options (up to $60 value for two guests), cocktails in Maravilla Bar and One 50-minute body treatment.
  • Golf and Wine Tasting from $495: If you are looking for the ultimate golf getaway in Northern California, check into this beautiful lodge on a famous course. The "Ultimate Golf Package" at The Lodge at CordeValle starts at $495 single/$660 double and includes: One night of accommodation, one round of golf including cart rental per guest per day, continental breakfast per guest per day and wine tasting at the resort's Clos LaChance Winery. A caddie is required on course and not included in the offer. The "Golf & Spa Getaway: Daily Package for 2" includes: One night of accommodation, $100 Sense spa credit per day, one round including cart rental per day, continental breakfast daily and wine tasting. Rates start at $475 for two guests. Ask for the "Top 100 Golf special" which starts at $329 per guest per day and includes: Two nights of accommodation, one round including cart rental per guest per stay at CordeValle, one round of golf including cart rental per guest per stay at Pasatiempo and continental breakfast per guest per day.
  • Shopping Experience in Newport Beach with a $50 Gift Card: Combine a few days of shopping with a relaxing trip, California with one of these great packages at the Island Hotel Newport Beach. Ask about the "Shopping Experience" which includes luxury accommodations, One $50 Fashion Island gift card with an OC Stylish Savings Book, a Classic Pedicure at The Spa and complimentary valet parking for one vehicle. Another great option for spa goers is the "Spa Experience" which includes accommodations, two 60-minute treatments, a $48 daily Breakfast credit for two and Complimentary Valet parking for one vehicle. Golfers can play on one of the top courses in the area with the "Stay & Play" package which includes Luxurious overnight accommodations, Two rounds at the Pelican Hill Golf Club and Complimentary Valet parking for one vehicle.
  • Luxury in Napa: 20% Discount at the Spa from $450: The romantic offer at Bardessono includes a 20% Discount at the Spa at Bardessono and a Complimentary Romance Turn Down amenity on day of arrival with TARA body oils and bath salts, candles and champagne (valued at $110). The package is priced from $450 per night.
  • Carmel from $195: Stay and Play at The Quail Lodge in Carmel with rates starting at $195 per night. The resort frequently offers golf schools and other events. Designed especially for women, the "Ladies Twilight League" package is 40 per player which includes green fee, cart, range balls and prizes. Stay and Play with rates starting at $195.

Luxury California Packages

  • Wine Country by Bike and Other Specials: Escape to a romantic hotel in Santa Barbara, California with one of these great specials. El Encanto offers couples beautiful accommodations in a calm, romantic setting. The "Oceans to Vineyards" special includes: Luxury accommodation, Welcome amenities, One "Wine Country by Bike" tour for two per stay, US $60 daily breakfast credit and special perks for couples. The "Gourmet offer" includes: Luxury accommodation, Welcome amenities, US $60 daily breakfast credit and a US $150 dinner credit per stay. The "Celebration offer" is ideal for couples celebrating a special occasion. It includes: Luxury accommodation, Welcome amenities, US$60 daily breakfast credit and a US$150 dinner credit and a bottle of El Encanto Cuvee per room per stay. You may also like the spa offer which includes a spa credit. If you can't decide on which package to book, get the "Best Available Rate" and decide once you get there.
  • Luxury Rejuvenation in Bel-Air from $820: Get pampered from head to toe at the stylish Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California with the One-night Rejuvenation package. With rates starting at $820 in a room and from $1225 in a suite, it includes: Daily $110 Breakfast credit for two, (1) 60 Minute Recharge Facial, (1) La Prairie Spa Gift and (1) $200 Dining Credit. Another great option for those looking to relax is the "The Suite Life" offers which gives you a Complimentary second night when you book a suite, 60-minute Swedish massage (1) and Complimentary wireless internet. Parents traveling with kids can look at the "Family Time" special. Starting at $575, it includes: Daily Breakfast credit of $150, Second connecting/adjoining room for children at 50% off of the first room price, Complimentary bottle of house champagne for parents & kids amenities for the children, and Waived pet fee for up to two dogs.
  • Weekday Escape in San Diego from $445: Get away to this golf and spa resort in San Diego for a weekend of great food and relaxing by the pool. The Grand Del Mar Resort is offering several great specials. The "Weekday Escape", offered Sunday through Thursday, starts at $445 and gives you a $50 resort credit per day for use in The Spa, Golf Club or six dining venues. There is no resort fee. The "Grand Golf Getaway" starts at $695 and includes: Two rounds of golf and a Complimentary upgrade at time of booking for guestroom category or upgrade based on availability at time of check-in for suite category. One round may be exchanged for one 60-minute spa treatment by request only. "The Spa Package" starts at $595 and includes a Choice of select 60-minute treatment: Therapeutic massage, any of Wraps, Portrait facial or Back to Nature (View spa menu for treatment details.) Complimentary upgrade at time of booking for guestroom category or upgrade based on availability at time of check-in for suite category.
  • Yoga in Santa Monica from $430 per Night: Get in shape for summer with the Yoga Renewal Package at the Viceroy Santa Monica which includes a Welcome Skinny Classic Cocktail, Daily $40 breakfast credit, One hour yoga session per stay, and Late checkout based on availability. From $430 per night. Experience the hotel's farm-to-table dining at CAST, rent one of the plush poolside cabanas and work out at the fitness center. This stylish property is offering several other great specials which will help you jumpstart your fitness and relax at the same time. The Fitness offer starts at $505 per night and includes a Health assessment, Tandem workout for two on the beach or in Temescal Canyon Park, Daily $40 breakfast credit for two, and Late check out based on availability.
  • 25% Off Suites in La Jolla: Check into the romantic La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California and save 30% on suites. The promotion includes a special welcome amenity and complimentary nightly valet parking. You may also like the "Destination Romance". Starting at $693, the package includes A two night's stay in a Partial Ocean View Accommodation, Welcome Amenity: Chef's Selection with your choice of Champagne or wine, Breakfast for two each morning (up to a $50 value) and a 3-course dinner two in the Mediterranean Room.

Affordable California Packages

  • Lake Tahoe Specials from $125 per Night: Lake Tahoe is a fun year-round destination where you can ski in the winter and play golf in the summer, as well as swim in the lake. Here are some great deals that let you save on your trip. Hyatt Regency is offering 4th or 5th night free, depending on your travel dates. Ask for the "Sunshine on Sale" promotion. The Bed & Breakfast special at The Resort at Squaw Creek gives you Overnight accommodations in a Deluxe Guestroom, A daily $50 food and beverage credit and Complimentary valet parking. You may also like the Bed and Breakfast special which includes Breakfast for two daily in Sierra Cafe and 1 pm late checkout. Basecamp Hotel offers stylish guest rooms from just $125 per night. The Resort at Squaw Creek is offering the Romance special which includes: Nightly room accommodations in a Fireplace Suite, Room service breakfast for two, Dinner for two in Six Peaks Grille, and "Sparkles and Sweets" champagne amenity. Prices start at $446 per night for two adults.
  • 4th Night Free in Newport Beach from $129: Have more vacation fun for less at the Fairmont Newport Beach with the 4th Night Free Offer and rates from $129. The special includes: Overnight accommodations in your choice of one of our various luxury rooms or suites for a minimum of four nights with the 4th night complimentary. You may also like the "Weekend Warrior Promotion" which includes: Overnight accommodations in your choice of one of our various luxury rooms or suites, 15% off our "Best Available" rate and 50% off valet parking. There is also a romantic offer from $174 which includes: Overnight accommodations in your choice of one of our various luxury rooms or suites, Your choice of champagne, wine or cider welcome amenity, Chocolate-covered strawberries welcome amenity, Breakfast for 2 with your choice of either bambĂș Restaurant or In-Room Dining and Late check-out of 4:00 p.m. If you are planning to get treatments at the spa, ask about "The Fairmont Package" which starts at $139 and includes: Accommodations, $20 daily food & beverage credit, $25 Amadeus Spa credit (requires a purchase of $50 or more), Valet parking and High speed wired & wireless internet.
  • Affordable Carmel Mission Inn from $154: Affordable and stylish, Carmel Mission Inn, Carmel was named one of the "Top 10 California coast hotels" by Sunset. The inn is a fun trip in California, offering an outdoor pool and rooms which start at just $154 per night. You may also like the Romance Package which includes: Premium King Bed room accommodations, a bottle of chilled Rose champagne, two Bundt cakes and breakfast in bed. There are two cake flavors: Chocolate - Chocolate Chip, and White Chocolate Raspberry. The Golf Getaway includes a one-night stay in a deluxe room, breakfast for two, and one round for two players (cart included) at the Rancho Canada Golf Club. Rancho Canada has two 18 hole courses and is 1.5 miles from the hotel. The Bed and Breakfast special is the most popular choice and includes: breakfast from the Fuse Lounge Cafe menu or the full American breakfast buffet.
  • Romance in Newport Beach from $174: Escape to the elegant Fairmont Newport Beach with the "Celebration" offers which includes: Overnight accommodations in your choice of one of our various luxury rooms or suites, Complimentary valet parking, Your choice of champagne, wine or cider welcome amenity, Chocolate-covered strawberries welcome amenity, Breakfast for 2 with your choice of either bambu Restaurant or In-Room Dining, and Late check-out of 4:00 p.m. Rates start at $174 USD per night.

Spa and Other Offers

  • Beverly Hills Spa Offer: Ask for the "Relax & Revive" at Montage Beverly Hills which includes a Daily $100 Spa Montage credit, Daily full breakfast for two, One category room upgrade at the time of reservation. Rates start at $595 per night.
  • Party in San Diego from $247: For the couple who likes to party, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is offering the "Hangover Package: which includes a guestroom, 'DETOX' Treatment from Rock Spa (a $65 value), a $40 breakfast credit and late Check-Out based on availability. The amazing DETOX treatment includes Eucalyptus Steam to sweat out toxins, Pure Oxygen Inhalations to increase blood flow and reduce headache and a "magic potion" green drink chalked full of essential vitamins such as B6, B12 and Vitamin C to replenish and hydrate.
  • Save Up to 20% in Santa Monica: The elegant Viceroy Santa Monica is offering 20% off if you stay 2 nights or longer. You also receive Two complimentary cocktails at Cameo and $10 Off valet parking. If you want to get fit on vacation, check out the "Fitness Package" which includes a health assessment and tandem workout for two per stay, daily $40 breakfast daily credit for two, and late checkout based on availability. Workout locations include the on property fitness center, at the Santa Monica Beach or Temescal Canyon Park.
  • Kayaking Adventure in Monterey: Check into Monterey Bay Inn and ask for the kayaking adventure packages. Explore Monterey Bay and observe sea otters, sea lions and a variety of rare shorebirds. The Kayak Package includes Overnight accommodations for two and Two vouchers for 2 hour kayak rentals from Adventures by the Sea.
  • Romance in Mendocino from $717 for 2 Nights: Ask for the Romantic Getaway Package at the Mendocino Hotel which includes Deluxe garden room with king bed and fireplace for two nights, Bottle of Anderson Valley sparkling wine, Gourmet dinner for two for one night, and Full breakfast for two for each day of stay. Package Prices start from $717 for Sunday-Thursday arrivals, and from $793 for Friday-Saturday arrivals.
  • 3rd Night Free on Highway One: Plan a romantic trip along the scenic Highway One in California and stay at the Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa. Get a free third night with weekday rates starting at $345.
  • Romantic Relaxation in Sonoma: Ask for the "Blissful Escape" at Vintners Inn in Sonoma. The romantic three-night offer includes Three nights in an upstairs wood-burning Fireplace King Room, complimentary Firelogs to set the mood, Two breakfast entrees each day, A split-bottle of Vintners Inn Fume Blanc to welcome you, Sparkling wine and Artisan cheese plate delivered to room, Two therapeutic massages, Turn-down service with fresh baked cookies, $100 certificate for dining at John Ash & Co. restaurant and a Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery tour and tasting (advanced reservation required).