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Romantic coastal escape at La Valencia Hotel


A romantic getaway without the kids at the Mediterranean-style La Valencia Hotel is the perfect way to rekindle the spark with your spouse. Located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, this luxury seaside retreat is steeped in La Jolla history with touches old Hollywood glamour. Relax by the ocean-view pool, dine on the terrace of THE MED, or…

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Tropical treatments at The Palms Spa AVEDA


To relax after a long day of site seeing in Miami Beach, Florida, head to The Palms Spa AVEDA, located at The Palms Hotel & Spa, where a pampering experience awaits. The spa offers a relaxing beachside escape with treatments inspired by the tropical environment in which it is located. Influenced by ancient Ayurvedic holistic philosophy, the spa focuses on treating the body, mind…

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Fitness Camps Offer Healthy Vacations


Looking good in a swimsuit is never easy. Parents might want to treat themselves to a week away without the kids at a fitness camp to focus on keeping slender while enjoy a getaway. Gone are the days of starving at a “fat camp.” Now, there are weight-loss camps that are more like spas than boot camps. With menus that offer low-calorie,…

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JW Marriott Los Angeles

Stargazing at JW Marriott Los Angeles


The JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live hotel is the perfect place to spot movie stars, to crash after catching a concert at the Staples Center, to chill at the rooftop pool and full-service spa, or to indulge in a variety of dining experiences. Although children are certainly welcome, parents might enjoy visiting this lux resort for an escape without the kids to…

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Retro Vibe at Laguna Beach House Hotel


Laguna Beach House (formerly the Laguna Cliffs Inn), located in Laguna Beach, California, has recently undergone a $1.5 million renovation that gave the tired hotel a new, fresh and hip vibe that reflects the coastal town in which it is located. With decor that blends coastal chic and vintage surf, guests will feel both at ease and pampered. Retro Rooms at…

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Mosaic Hotel Provides Chic Luxury


The Mosaic Hotel, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, has recently undergone an extensive multi-million dollar renovation and has relaunched as a sleek, modern boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation and upgraded amenities. The 49-room property redesign was created by London-based design firm Luxlo and combines a modern and artistic look that celebrates the California lifestyle with natural tones and materials including Mosaic’s signature sage, as well as bright…

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Japanese Flair at Hotel Kabuki


For those looking for a change of scenery from Southern California, check out this green hotel in San Francisco’s Japantown. Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, offers an Asian-inspired get-away complete with in-room Japanese-style soaking tubs, sake and sushi, communal baths and a koi pond.   Serene Guest Rooms and Suites at Hotel Kabuki This 218-room boutique hotel’s guest rooms offer…

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Environmentally Friendly enoSTEAK


At enoSTEAK, located in the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, guests can sink their teeth into mouthwatering steak that they can feel good about. The steak comes from California-based Niman Ranch, which raises grass-fed, pasture-raised beef with no growth hormones or antibiotics. Not only is this a more healthy option, but it’s also kinder to the animals and the planet. In addition, the produce used for the menu…

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The Grand Del Mar’s Five-Star Luxury


Marble, crystal and gold are a common theme that can be found throughout The Grand Del Mar resort located in San Diego, CA. The opulent decor is trumped only by the stunning landscape that surrounds the property. Situated adjacent to the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, and only a few miles from the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve that hugs the California coastline, The…

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Family Fun at The Fess Parker


Situated on 24 sprawling acres across from the Pacific Ocean and within walking distance to lively State Street, Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Harbor and the Santa Barbara Zoo, The Fess Parker, a DoubleTree by Hilton Resort, is the perfect place for families to explore all that Santa Barbara, California has to offer…and the whole family will love the warm chocolate cookies upon…

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Health and Fitness at The Oaks at Ojai


Located in the heart of Ojai, California, The Oaks at Ojai is a health spa for those looking thttp://www.oaksspa.com/o get fit or to just relax. With 15 exercise classes daily, calorie conscious meals, and a full-service spa, guests with health and wellness in mind will enjoy this all-inclusive resort. The Oaks at Ojai is a wonderful place to unwind and have time…

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