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Expedia's B&B aggregator, bedandbreakfast.com, lists more than 160 different deals nationwide that are aimed at women. You can find them on the website in its specialty packages section. One of our favorites is in New York's Finger Lakes area: Two nights at the 10 Fitch; a one-hour massage per person; pajama party with hors d'oeuvres and wines; a seven-hour limo tour of Finger Lakes wineries and stores, with a picnic lunch; a private cookout with a fire pit for roasting marshmallows; and breakfast daily. When: Apr. 1-Oct. 31 ($495 per person, based on a group of six). Contact: 10 Fitch, 315/255-0934, 10fitch.com.
"Let's be honest--it's all about the spa"
One night at the Tropicana Casino and Resort with two $100 spa credits to the Bluemercury Apothecary & Spa, two tickets to a revue at the Tropicana Showroom, two makeup consultations and applications, and one $50 voucher valid at the hotel's entertainment complex. When: Until Sept. 30 ($360 per room, double). Contact: Tropicana Casino and Resort, 800/345-8767, tropicana.net.
Big Sky, Mont.
Five nights at The Summit at Big Sky Resort; a welcome wine-and-cheese basket; white-water rafting day trip with lunch; a lift pass up Lone Peak (for amazing views); and an all-day spa package with a facial, massage, and wrap at Solace Spa. When: June 4-Sept. 30 ($699 per person, double). Contact: Big Sky Resort, 800/548-4486, bigskyresort.com.
Air from L.A. to Mexico City, transfers, and three nights at the all-inclusive Ixtapan Spa Hotel & Golf Resort. This package includes all meals, three massages, two facials with reflexology foot massages, a pedicure and manicure, nail treatments, a hair styling and treatment, three golf or tennis lessons, a yoga session, and two classes in aerobics, Pilates, yoga, and aquatic fitness. When: Until Aug. 31 ($1,105 per person, double). Other gateways: Chicago ($1,384), New York ($1,399). Contact: American Discount Cruises & Travel, 866/214-7447, americandiscountcruises.com.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Two nights in a two-bedroom suite at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, two spa treatments per person, strawberries and champagne, and a four-hour limo rental. When: Until Dec. 30 ($699 per person, quad). Contact: Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 954/765-3132, marriottharborbeach.com.
Palm Springs, Calif.
Two nights in two rooms at the Miramonte Resort & Spa with a manicure, a Polynesian foot washing, and a 15-minute massage per person. When: May 28-Sept. 16 ($1,156, quad). Contact: Miramonte Resort & Spa, 800/237-2926, miramonteresort.com.
Two nights at the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, a $200 credit to The Spa, and a $100 dining credit at Reds restaurant. GG readers who book two rooms or more get a third night free. When: Until Aug. 31 ($699 per room, single or double). Contact: Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, 866/312-4111, sedonarouge.com.
"All we need is one fabulous night in a really good hotel"
Napa Valley, Calif.
One night in a suite with a fireplace, a 50-minute spa treatment per person, a wine tasting at William Hill Estate, and breakfast. When: Until Nov. 17 ($240 per person, quad; $285 per person, double or triple). Contact: Silverado Resort, 800/532-0500, silveradoresort.com.
One night at the Sofitel Lafayette Square hotel, a champagne welcome, dinner at Café 15, and a private-car transfer to the Piaf Salon and Day Spa for a facial and manicure. When: Until Sept. 30 ($385 per person, single). Contact: Sofitel Lafayette Square, 202/730-8800, sofitel.com.
"We love the energy of a big city--and we can't wait to go shopping!"
Flights from Denver and three nights at the Imperial Palace (across The Strip from Caesars Palace). Add spa and shopping packages starting at $20 more per person. When: Until May 23 ($310 per person, double). Other gateways: Houston ($330), Dallas ($365), Chicago ($385), Cleveland ($445), New York ($465). Contact: Funjet Vacations, 888/558-6654, funjet.com.
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