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Carlsbad, Calif. Offers "Women's Wellness Weekends" this May

Indulge in Southern California spa and wellness at exceptional rates

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned for its luxury spas that consistently rank among the best spas in America, Carlsbad is holding its second-ever Women's Wellness Weekends this May.  Six of Carlsbad's premier resorts will offer discounted accommodation packages with special wellness amenities, from spa treatments to sunrise yoga on the beach. Organized by Visit Carlsbad, Women's Wellness Weekends is one of the only events of its kind where a destination offers month-long special price incentives for visitors and locals alike.

"For the second year in a row, Women's Wellness Weekends offers visitors an unprecedented opportunity to relax and unwind in Carlsbad, which has long been known as a pampering spot for Hollywood's elite," said Visit Carlsbad Executive Director Sam Ross. "Carlsbad's spa and hotel packages throughout May give new visitors a great reason to explore the city's 7 miles of  clean beaches, award-winning golf courses, premier surfing and fine dining all in one rejuvenating getaway." 

First noted as a Southern California wellness retreat in 1882, when a mineral spring was tapped, Carlsbad has grown to encompass the world-renowned Chopra Center for Well Being, offering cutting-edge physician-caliber treatments and a host of spas offering ocean-inspired treatments. Visitors can enjoy a romance retreat, pamper mom for Mother's Day or de-stress after tax season and a gloomy winter with one of these six packages:

Beach Terrace Inn
Beach Terrace inn is delightfully private, and terraced on the sand along the azure waters of the Southern California coast, each carefully appointed oversized guest room attends your every comfort. Both wired and relaxed, here you may surf the net or surf the waves, walk to fun nightlife or lose yourself on miles of sandy beaches. Each spa bathroom has a spacious glass enclosed shower, a rainfall shower head, luxury eco-friendly amenities, and organic cotton waffle-weave robes. This offer includes: 

  • Discounted full ocean view room with single or double beds
  • Room stocked with a Wellness welcome basket, including solar rain waters and healthful treats - Fresh Fruits, Nuts, Flatbreads and Two Types of Cheese
  • A beach yoga session on Sunday morning at 9 a.m.
  • Complimentary late check out on Sunday of 1:00 p.m.  
  • Complimentary breakfast each morning, complimentary parking and Wi-Fi. 

Cost: Starts at $299 per night for a two night minimum ($369 on weekends)

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
Aviara Spa features a sun-drenched solarium lounge, expansive fitness center, indoor whirlpools, sauna and steam rooms. Guests can also enjoy an adults-only Tranquility Pool for reflection and majestic views overlooking the Pacific. As a special Wellness promotion, The Spa at the Park Package allows guests to indulge together in relaxation. This offer includes:

  • Two, 50 minute personalized massages at Aviara Spa
  • A personal cabana at the pool with infused water and one fresh fruit amenity
  • Lunch for two at Ocean Pool Bar & Grill
  • 25% off of retail purchases at Aviara Spa Boutique

Cost: For a weekend stay, the discount is also greater than 20%

West Inn & Suites
West Inn & Suites is a unique boutique hotel offering the ultimate in luxurious detail. The package is ideal for foodies who want a taste of fine dining straight from the source. This offer includes:

  • Double King Deluxe or King Suite room with champagne upon arrival
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary shuttle service anywhere in Carlsbad
  • Facial or massage at Mirabella including shuttle service to/from the hotel
  • Tour West's private 3-acre farm and learn about authentic farm-to-table cuisine
  • Dine at Bistro West or West Steak and Seafood where you can sample fresh ingredients from the West farm
  • Package includes room, breakfast, spa treatment, farm tour and $50 dining gift card. 

Cost: Rates starting at $309

Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa
Rejuvenate and restore at Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront resort & Spa, located just across Highway 101 at the beach. This contemporary hotel is home to Ocean Crest Spa with an extensive spa menu that will satisfy anyone. This offer includes:

  • 10 percent discount on spa treatment
  • 10 percent discount at the gift shop
  • $5 discount on the Beach Bundle (2 chairs & umbrellas)
  • 50-minute facial or massage at Ocean Crest Spa
  • Complimentary shuttle service (within 10 miles)   

Cost: Pricing starts at $299

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Enjoy a luxurious getaway in the beautiful coastal surroundings of Carlsbad with our exclusive Visit Carlsbad Wellness Package. Pamper yourself with a relaxing spa treatment in the calming sanctuary of the Ocean Pearl Spa. This offer includes:

  • One 50-minute personalized massage treatment at Ocean Pearl Spa
  • Two-night stay in a Coastal King Room
  • Available for stays Friday, Saturday and Sunday night stays, May 1 - 31, 2014

Cost: Starting at $329 per night

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Since 1965, the Spa at La Costa has set the gold standard for wellness retreats and was recently named the No. 1 Wellness Spa in the nation by Spa Magazine and Travel + Leisure's No. 4 Spa in North America. The Spa & Splendor package includes:

  • Luxurious Accommodations
  • Choice of two 50-minute spa treatments
  • Spa Cafe lunch for two
  • Additional inclusions: resort charge, Athletic Club access, in-room coffee, high speed internet, parking

Cost: This package represents a savings of 30% over regular retail rates.      

For more information and to book, visit: www.visitcarlsbad.com/wellness-weekends.

About Visit Carlsbad
Visit Carlsbad is the Destination Marketing Organization for Carlsbad, California. It serves approximately 37 Carlsbad hotels by presenting and promoting the city of Carlsbad and its hotels as a vacation destination.  www.visitcarlsbad.com

SOURCE Visit Carlsbad

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