Bid farewell to winter with a getaway to California's warm sunshine and spring blooms. From discounted rates to savings on spa and outdoor packages, CABBI members are offering an array of special deals this spring.
From now through Memorial Day, Carmel Valley Lodge is offering a Come Celebrate Spring package for $199 per person, plus a 20% discount on room rates. This exclusive package includes a two-hour guided nature hike, a one-hour Spring Renewal yoga class, and a book on local flora. Parking, Wi-Fi, and continental breakfast are also included. Dogs are welcome at both the lodge and on the hike. A family-friendly resort with seasonal heated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and fire pits, Carmel Valley Lodge offer a peaceful setting with over three acres of flowers, fruit trees and water features. Call the hotel directly to book at 831-659-2261.
When guests book the Spring Into Luxury Weekend Package at Enchanté Boutique Hotel, they’ll be treated to a picnic backpack for two, including wine, cheese, fruit, charcuterie, and a list of nearby scenic hikes and parks. This authentic re-creation of Paris chic offers guests the comfort of a French chateau, complete with a welcoming library with a fireplace, Carrera marble bathrooms with oversized showers, spa-quality toiletries, monogrammed robes, and sheets like silk. The package is available for Friday, Saturday or Sunday night stays and must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Call 650-946-2007 for more details.
The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island is offering a Springtime in Catalina package for just $517, including two round-trip boat tickets on the Catalina Express, taxi to and from the hotel, two nights in a Garden View room for two, and continental breakfast. This year’s flower season is expected to be epic, with profusions of birds, bees, and blooms that are not to be missed. Guests can call 310-510-7070 to book, to inquire about packages for more than two guests, or for upgrades to partial or full ocean view rooms. This offer is valid mid-week beginning March 31 through June 6, 2019 excluding holidays and special event dates.
The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort and Spa in Livermore is offering a number of spa specials through the month of March. Options include a His and Hers Royal Treatment or Expecting Mother Package for $198, and a 50-minute DeFrag, shiatsu massage, or Vitamin Sea treatment for $99 (80 minutes for $130.50). The spa uses olive oil grown on the property in its treatments, along with all-organic skin-care products. The Purple Orchid is the quintessential destination, not only for its rejuvenating spa but for luxurious lodging and welcoming hospitality. Call 925-606-8855 for more information or to reserve.
The Elan Hotel is offering a California Cruisin’ package, an unlimited-mileage rental car delivered to the hotel that will make it easy for guests to explore Southern California on their own time. The hotel’s comfortable rooms and suites are complemented by sleek lounges and welcoming public spaces filled with celebrity artwork from across the decades. The Elan is at the crossroads of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, within walking distance of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Beverly Center, and The Grove and a short drive from Sunset Boulevard and Rodeo Drive. Call 323-658-6663 for more information or to book.
Beazley House Bed & Breakfast in Napa is offering 10% off any stay from March through August. The circa 1902 mansion is surrounded by half an acre of beautiful gardens and is located within walking distance to world-class restaurants, tasting rooms, and the Oxbow Public Market. The inn has 11 rooms, all with private baths. Some rooms also have fireplaces and two-person whirlpool tubs. The discount applies to the room rate only and reservations must be booked directly. Other restrictions apply. Guests can enter coupon code MAR10 to get the discount when reserving online at beazleyhouse.com.
In South Lake Tahoe, the Alder Inn is offering a 123 Spring Off special from March 18 through April 30, 2019 when guests book direct. Guests will receive 10% off the first night, 15% off the second night, and 20% off the third night. The inn offers an alpine experience anchored by large pines, quaint sitting areas, and a collection of entertaining family games. Located just one mile from local casinos and a five-minute walk to the lake and marina, the inn is the ideal base camp for exploring beautiful South Lake Tahoe. Other restrictions and blackout dates apply. Guests can use booking code 123Spring on alderinn.com or call 530-544-4485.
Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza is offering a four-and-a-half-hour Bike ‘n’ Brew Tour for just $110. The tour visits off-the-beaten-path breweries and specialty tap room cafés, where guests will learn about the history of brewing. Guests will also enjoy three sampler craft beers in Russian River Brewery's scenic beer garden overlooking a pristine wetlands preserve, and they’re free to keep the bikes the rest of the day to continue exploring the region. The tour can be added to any stay and includes a signature breakfast, complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, and home-made cookies. Guests can visit healdsburginn.com for room reservations, then call Ace It Bike Tours at 707-687-5152 to book the tour.
Inn at Sonoma invites guests to Linger Longer in Sonoma Wine Country. The longer the stay, the more guests will save. One-night stays are 20% off, two-night stays are 25% off, and stays of three or four nights are 30% off. The Linger Longer Spring Special includes an inviting guest room with fireplace, bountiful breakfast for two, afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres, on-site parking, homemade cookies, and free wireless internet. The special is valid Sunday through Thursday, now through May 23, 2019. Visit innatsonoma.com for more information or to book.
The Coachman’s Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea is offering special rates during its Coastal Escape Special. On midweek stays through April 25, 2019, guests will save more than 30% off regular rates on newly updated guest rooms. The Coastal Escape Special includes the inn’s signature breakfast, afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres, freshly baked cookies, on-site parking, and complimentary Wi-Fi, and in-room amenities like branded waffle-weave robes and a new iPhone/MP3 music player. The special is valid Sunday through Thursday only, excludes holidays and special event periods, and is based on availability. Other restrictions apply. For reservations, call 831-624-6421.
Enjoy the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation experience with L’Auberge Carmel’s couples’ massage package. The full-service package includes a one-night stay in a thoughtfully appointed guest room, two 60-minute in-room California Dreaming massages, turndown service with special treats, and signature breakfast for two from Aubergine Restaurant. L’Auberge Carmel is a 20-room, European-style luxury hotel built in 1929 and renovated in 2004, and its guest rooms feature fine linens, down bedding, flat-panel TVs, wireless internet access, spacious baths with radiant floor heating, hand-hammered copper sinks, and custom bath products. Call 831-624-8578 for more information or to reserve.
Sweet Dreams B&B is offering 15% off when guests book directly. The Spring Into Savings package encourages guests to shake off the snow and enjoy the California sunshine. The bed and breakfast is tucked in a quiet neighborhood in the heart of L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, but is still close to many attractions, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Universal Studios, Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. The inn features an inviting backyard with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and a covered patio with cozy seating. Guests can mention code SPRINGCABBI when they book at lasweetdreamsbnb.com or call 818-448-0835.
Preserve memories with a photography session among the wildflowers of Ojai courtesy of Lavender Inn. Ojai is a Chumash name that means ‘nest,’ a reference to its location at the foot of Los Padres National Forest and the Topa Topa Mountains. Surrounded by velvet green hills and the Los Padres National Forest, the area is a sought-after destination for rock climbing, hiking, mountaineering and viewing of the Topa Topa Mountains’ evening “pink moment.” Last year, Ojai was surrounded by the Thomas Fire, which has resulted in majestic re-growth of green velvet hills and a plethora of wildflowers. The offer is good through mid-May, or while the wildflowers last.