Golden Door Spa Resort | Escondido, Calif.
When to travel: Year round When to book: 3-6 months in advance
Why Golden Door Spa Resort: This prolific, Japanese-styled refuge is hidden among the Southern California mountains. The Golden Door is a wellness destination that combines farm-fresh cuisine, herbal wraps, body treatments and an enormous catalog of intimate, unique fitness classes. Guests receive week-long, custom-tailored programs, which could include yoga in a private, hillside studio, hiking through 600 stunning acres of mountains and meadows or Watsu water therapy. Each private room boasts sliding doors that display lush Japanese gardens.
Virtuoso Exclusive Offer*: Full breakfast (personalized), $150 gift certificate for the Golden Door Boutique, three months of fitness follow-up (with personal trainer), early check-in and late check-out.
9-Day Costa Rica Rainforest & Dive | Kensington Tours
When to travel: Dec.-April When to book: 9-12 months in advance
Why 9-Day Costa Rica Rainforest & Dive with Kensington Tours: Experience one of Central America’s centers for eco-tourism and outdoor adventure by exploring Costa Rica’s jungles, beaches and rivers. Start by hiking and zip-lining near Arenal Volcano and then explore rainforests at Tenorio National Park. Within the park, observe amazingly diverse wildlife like macaws and sloths, then rest near the stunning blue waters and natural waterfalls of the Rio Celeste. In tranquil Playa Hermosa, dive, snorkel or even go white-water rafting. Throughout your journey, enjoy lavish accommodations with tiled bathrooms, soaker tubs and outdoor showers.
Travel and Transport Exclusive Offer*: Mention promo code COSTA2015 at time of booking and receive a complimentary $250 Travel and Transport gift card.
11-Day Rivieras and Spanish Splendors
Barcelona, Spain to Monte Carlo, Monaco I Seabourn Sojourn
When to travel: June-Oct. 2016 When to book: 12 months in advance
Why Rivieras and Spanish Splendors on Seabourn Sojourn: Sail to some of the Mediterranean’s most stunning ports, starting in artful Barcelona, where you can weave through the Gothic Quarter and tour abundant works of architecture. In Cuitadella de Monorca, stroll through cobbled streets and tour megalithic tombs, then sail to Santa Margherita and San Remo to take in bustling harbors, delightful gardens and ancient sanctuaries. Relax in a colorful café in St. Tropez, a haven for writers, artists and celebrities, and experience Riviera chic in Monaco, surrounded by yachts from across the globe.
Travel and Transport Exclusive Offer*: Mention promo code SEABOURN2015 at time of booking and receive a complimentary $300 Travel and Transport gift card.