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GGs Made Simple
"We'll go anywhere, as long as there's a beach"
Two nights in a partial-ocean-view room at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel on the west coast of the island, a two-day car rental, lunch for two at the Tiki Grill restaurant, one facial and massage per person at the hotel's spa, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and turndown service. When: Until Dec. 17 ($699 per room, double. Add $265 per room for each additional night with the rental car. Book by June 30). Contact: Kaanapali Beach Hotel, 800/262-8450, kbhmaui.com.
Four nights in a two-bedroom beachfront suite at the Reef Resort on Grand Cayman, a five-day Jeep rental, a manicure and pedicure, and a T-shirt-painting workshop. When: Apr. 14-Dec. 20 ($395 per person, quad, includes a $50 discount for GG readers). Contact: The Reef Resort, 888/232-0541, thereef.com.
Five nights in an ocean-view room at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, two 30-minute massages, a round-trip shuttle to Charlotte Amalie for duty-free shopping, an island tour, a $50 certificate to the Lobster Grille restaurant, an introductory scuba lesson, and an all-day excursion on a 53-foot catamaran to a beach on St. John, with lunch and an open bar. When: Until Aug. 31 ($1,541 per room, double); Sept. 1-Oct. 31 ($1,432); Nov. 1-Dec. 22 ($1,541). Contact: Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, 800/524-4746, bolongobay.com.
"We like exploring the local culture of a place"
Two nights at the Gaylord Opryland, an in-room breakfast one morning, two treatments at the Relâche Spa, one $25 credit at the Relâche store, a specialty martini, tickets to the Regal Cinemas at Opry Mills, free live music at the Grand Ole Opry Plaza's Saturday night concert series, and Godiva chocolate turndown service. When: May 26-July 28 (from $300 per person, double). Contact: Gaylord Opryland, 615/889-1000, gaylordhotels.com.
Santa Fe, N.M.
Two nights at La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa, a RockResort; one massage or facial per person at the hotel's Avanyu Spa; two passes to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and a 10 percent discount at its store and café; a free coffee-table book about O'Keeffe; a bottle of champagne upon arrival; and tapas from the Staab House. When: Until May 12 ($670 per room, double; parking and the resort activity fees are included); May 13-Oct. 20 ($853 midweek/$905 weekend). Contact: La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa, 866/331-7625, rockresorts.com.
Montreal & Quebec City
Air from Atlanta, Boston, or New York to Montreal; a five-day car rental; three nights at the Delta Centre-Ville hotel; and two nights in Quebec City at the Manoir Victoria. Includes a pedicure, a $50 gift certificate at the Place Montreal Trust shopping mall, and admission to 32 Montreal museums and attractions. When: Until Sept. 30 ($1,399 per person, double). Other gateways: Miami ($1,419), Chicago ($1,449), L.A. ($1,519). Contact: Maxxim Vacations, 800/567-6666, maxximvacations.com.
"We enjoy relaxing over wine and nibbly bits"
Jekyll Island, Ga.
Two nights at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, breakfast daily, a picnic lunch for two, two full-day bike rentals, Victorian tea service for two, a bottle of the hotel's signature wine delivered to the room each day, beach towels, and two one-hour massages. When: Until Nov. 25 ($775 per room, double). Contact: Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 800/535-9547, jekyllclub.com.
Three nights in a three-bedroom cottage at the waterfront White Elephant hotel, champagne upon arrival, port and cheese every day, a bunch of chick flicks with popcorn and chocolate, one manicure or pedicure per person, and breakfast daily. When: Until June 30; Sept. 1-Nov. 30 ($2,400 per cottage, for a group of up to six). Contact: The White Elephant, 800/445-6574, whiteelephanthotel.com.
One night at The Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland, Wash.; a wine-and-cheese welcome; $175 spa credit; $100 dining credit at the hotel restaurant; kayaking; a cruise on Lake Washington aboard the Woodmark II; free access to the kitchen for snacks from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. When: Until Dec. 30 ($535 per room, double). Contact: The Woodmark Hotel, 800/822-3700, thewoodmark.com.
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