Luxury Hotel in Spain

Crazy for Spain: Super-charged Packages at the Ritz Madrid

The legendary Ritz Madrid, sitting in the center of the city’s museum district, has “Mad Packages” this season for those in love with Spain.

Mad for Spain
This package focuses on Madrid’s cultural highlights, including world-famous art, historical architecture and traditional cuisine. The ‘Mad for Spain’ package includes:

  • Guided tour of the Prado Museum, Spain’s principal art gallery
  • VIP tour of Bernabéu Stadium, home to Real Madrid Football Club
  • Walking tour of Hapsburg Madrid, the city’s historical center
  • Afternoon tea at the hotel
  • Tickets to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Tasting of Dalí-Tini, the hotel’s signature cocktail inspired by notable guest and famous surrealist painter Salvador Dalí
  • Five-course degustation menu with wine at the hotel’s Goya Restaurant
  • Dinner at Botín, listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s oldest working restaurant
  • Tapas cookery class with wine at the hotel
  • Spanish hand fan class
  • Optional Iberian ham course with tasting, carving and history (additional cost)
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Round-trip limousine airport transfers

Priced from $4,307, based on two people sharing a Classic Room for five nights with breakfast. Rizt In Madrid

Mad for My Family
This package offers family fun at a range of theme parks and child-friendly attractions. Back at the hotel, kids can enjoy in-room entertainment and even design their own dinner menu. The ‘Mad for my Family’ package includes:

  • Luxury accommodation with 50% off an optional second room
  • Guided tour of the Prado Museum
  • Dinner with wine at Goya Restaurant, where children can design their own menu with the chef and enjoy complimentary ice-cream
  • Two tickets with round-trip transfers to Faunia animal park, Warner Bros. Park or Micropolix, a child-sized town where children can try adult jobs
  • In-room games console, family DVDs and children’s amenities
  • Treats at evening turndown
  • Round-trip limousine airport transfers

Priced from $2,638*, based on two adults and one child sharing a Deluxe Room for two nights with breakfast.

Mad for Tapas
Food enthusiasts can hone their culinary skills with a tapas cookery class with the hotel chef, during which they’ll learn to create authentic Spanish cuisine. The ‘Mad for Tapas’ package includes:

  • Tapas cookery class at the hotel
  • Lunch and wine
  • Iberian ham course
  • Apron, professional knife, chef’s hat and book

Priced from $675 for two people (accommodation not included).

Traveling Spain on Vespa

Mad for Shopping
Guests can hit Madrid’s shops in style with a personal shopper and chauffeur-driven limousine, before winding-down with a relaxing spa treatment. The ‘Mad for Shopping’ package includes:

  • Personal shopper for two hours
  • Chauffeur-driven limousine
  • 30-minute head, shoulder or foot massage at Bodyna Wellness

Priced from $853 for two people (accommodation not included).

* Prices subject to change without prior notice. No refunds given for unused services.

Hotel Rizt Madrid
(800) 237-1236


 Los Angeles Plush Hotel

Beverly Hilton Presents Posh Holiday Travel Packages

The historic Beverly Hilton near legendary Rodeo Drive is offering the “Presidential Holiday” package that includes a VIP greeting at LAX (make that: complete with a private police motorcade to escort guests in a private SVU to their accommodations at the hotel’s Presidential Suite). The suite, which has served as a temporary home-base for President John F. Kennedy and family, as well as countless dignitaries and figure heads, will be dressed with holiday décor inspired by the White House’s 2013 holiday design. Included:

  • Private police motorcade escort from airport to The Beverly Hilton
  • Family portrait session with famed celebrity photographer, John Russo
  • Private gingerbread making class with the hotel’s renowned pastry chef, Thomas Henzi
  • On-call private SUV and personalized shopping concierge including complimentary gift wrapping services
  • Full service, daily breakfast buffet at Circa 55 Restaurant and Santa’s milk and cookies served each night
  • Bottle of Moët & Chandon 2004 Grand Vintage Brut Champagne, the same champagne enjoyed by celebrities and dignitaries during the 2013 Golden Globes®
  • Personalized stockings for each family member

The family-friendly package also includes a personalized shopping concierge, and much more. Rates start at $45,000.

Suite in Los Angeles

For those outside the one percent searching for more affordable stays, guests can choose from include “A Very Merry Beverly Hills Gingerbread Experience” focusing on culinary indulgence. The package starts at $4,800 and includes:

  • Private gingerbread making class with the hotel’s renowned Pastry Chef, Thomas Henzi
  • Santa’s milk and cookies welcome amenity
  • Bottle of Moët & Chandon 2004 Grand Vintage Brut Champagne, the same champagne served to celebrities and dignitaries during the 2013 Golden Globes®
  • Daily breakfast buffet at Circa 55 Restaurant
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access

Those looking for a stress free shopping experience this holiday season can indulge in “A True Beverly Hills Holiday” package starting at $320 a night. Amenities will include:

  • Complimentary parking at the nearby Century City Westfield Mall
  • VIP shopping card offering discounts throughout Westfield Century City shops and restaurants
  • Complimentary gift shipping up to 50 pounds
  • Santa’s milk and cookies and VIP turndown service
  • Complimentary breakfast buffet at Circa 55
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access

The Beverly Hilton
(310) 285-1306


Ski Packages in Colorado

Telluride Winter Ski Packages: Go with the Snow

With 2,000+ acres of skiable terrain, Telluride is all about the snow this winter –and there is plenty of it. Flights, transfers and additional activities can be added to Telluride’s winter offerings providing guests with a custom travel experience encompassing their every need. A variety of packages are available to visitors this winter, making it easy to visit on any budget.


The Deal: Value Stay & Ski
Details: Visitors can enjoy their Telluride winter getaway starting as little as $111 per night at more than 70 local hotels with a minimum stay of five nights. 
Validity: Throughout ski season.


The Deal: Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge Ultimate Luxury Ski Package 
Details: Fairmont Heritage Place provides exclusive two and three bedroom private residences guests will experience the breathtaking San Juan Mountains with personalized attention and incomparable service. The package includes two lift tickets daily, complimentary transportation to and from the Telluride or Montrose Airport or valet parking at the hotel and a minimum 3-night stay.
Validity: Throughout ski season.

Ultra Luxe

The Deal: Lumière – 3rd Night Free
Details: Lumière offers guests mountain chic luxury that complements the Telluride lifestyle. Located in the heart of Mountain Village, Lumière is an exclusive boutique hotel offering ski-in ski-out access and a full suite of services and amenities catered to a personalized mountain experience. Stay for two nights, and receive a third night free. 
Validity: Select dates throughout the season.

The Deal: Hotel Madeline – Winter 4th Night Free
Details: Hotel Madeline, the ski in, ski out après ski hotspot is extending a fourth free night stay for guests who book three nights.
Validity This deal is available through April 7, 2014, and blackout dates apply.

Visit Telluride
(888) 605-2578


Peninsula New York

‘Tis the Season for Peninsula Hotels

Through March 15, 2014, a Winter Moments Package is in the offing at all Peninsula Hotels worldwide.

Packages feature great room rates and daily breakfast, in addition to a guaranteed upgrade to the next room category. Winter Moments room benefits include:

  • Special rates in each hotel
  • Upgrade to the next room category
  • Daily American breakfast for two
  • Complimentary local calls
  • In-room wired and wireless broadband Internet access

Winter Moments suite stay benefits at all hotels include:

  • Great value rates
  • Up to $200 hotel credit (or local currency equivalent) per stay for use in the hotel’s facilities including restaurants, bars or The Peninsula Spa and Peninsula Academy programs
  • Daily American breakfast for two
  • Complimentary local calls
  • In-room wired and wireless broadband Internet access 

Peninsula Hotels
(866) 382-8388



Hotels in Mendicino

California Land & Sea Package in Scenic Mendocino

With an internationally acclaimed wine country, towering redwoods and picturesque seaside villages, Mendocino County is a superb getaway with all the right inclusions. Meandering roads wind through deep valleys, rolling vineyards and awe-inspiring forests. This big, undeveloped county offers solitude and tranquility with a base in worldclass luxury.  Two properties: The Madrones and the Brewery Gulch Inn — have teamed up to offer visitors a “Land & Sea” package that highlights the best of both worlds.

The Land & Sea package includes two nights at The Madrones in the Anderson Valley and two nights at Brewery Gulch Inn along the rugged Mendocino coast (five days and four nights total), and is priced at $1,425 (not inclusive of taxes). Details:

At The Madrones:  Hotel in Mendicino

Two nights in Estate guest quarters

Three-course dinner for two at Stone and Embers located on the property

A fireside chat and demonstration with Chef Meany while enjoying a local glass of wines (by reservation only)

Complimentary bottle of wine from one of the esteemed Vintners at The Madrones

Tasting Passes for two at all four tasting rooms located on The Madrones property

Winery tour and barrel tasting at Balo Vineyards

Keepsake gift from The Madrones’ Sun & Cricket store

Added workshops for an additional fee:
wine sensory classes
olive oil tasting and lecture
wood fire bread making

At Brewery Gulch Inn:

Two nights in an ocean-view corner king featuring a two-person tub, private deck, fireplace and a flat panel television/DVD player

Full breakfast each morning

Buffet dinner with local wines and beers each evening

$50.00 credit at the ocean-view restaurant Wild Fish

Choice of: Outrigger canoeing on the Big River for 3 hours; ~ or ~
two-hour whale watching trip aboard a local charter boat

Memento of stay at the Brewery Gulch Inn

Added activities for an additional fee:
Mushroom foraging
Artist studio tour
Bird watching

Package is available through April. Blackout periods are December 1-5; December 22-January 2; January 17-20; February 14-17.


The Madrones
(707) 895-2955

Brewery Gulch
(800) 578-4454


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