Believe it or not there are only 44 days left in the year 2012. If you think Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are not upon us, realizing that the year will be over in a month and a half might light a fire under your holiday travel planning.
This week I’m going to further ignite your holiday travel ideas by shining a spotlight my Top 3 Choices for a Christmas Vacation. Hold on to your passports, when I dream, I dream BIG!!!
In no particular order…
Near the edge of Tonto National Forest, in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the wonderful Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch. This luxury desert resort, looking out over the majestic McDowell Mountains, offers a stylish modern-urban design, with dark tranquil colors, and a cool atmosphere.
Step out to your balcony through sliding glass doors, or relax in the comfort of your climate controlled room on a hot day, enjoying the modern amenities of your desert oasis.
On the remarkably scenic western coast of Virgin Gorda at stunning Mahoe Bay, you will find nothing short of a modern day Shangri-La. Comprised of a spectacular trio of private 5-bedroom villas, Villa Aquamare takes seclusion and luxury to new heights on this breathtaking British Virgin Island. Masterfully angled for jaw-dropping views of Sir Francis Drake Channel, these guest retreats boast local stonework, rich hardwoods, vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchens, al fresco dining and individual waterfront infinity pools. Every member of your family will feel at luxurious ease within an expansive villa, and the impressive amenities will bring a modern edge to this secluded tropical paradise.
How about this luxurious destination in Canada for a rapid change of pace and scenery?
Today’s wellness resort is nothing like the retreats of yesteryear. In breathtaking British Columbia, The Hills Health & Guest Ranch stands as proof. To begin with, the resort welcomes the entire family to enjoy the bountiful surrounding nature and slumber in one of the three-bedroom chalets, suites or collection of rooms. One parent can relish in this ultimate spa getaway while the other takes the lead on family hikes through the interior of British Columbia to explore a slice of the 20,000-acres that cradles the luxurious resort.
Light the fire and don’t expect to hear from me for a week!!!
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