The holidays are a rush of home and family-centric activities making January the perfect time to take a break and getaway. Starting next month San Diego, CA is offering some must-get deals and packages.
Right in the heart of San Diego’s downtown Gaslamp District is Kimpton’s highly contemporary Hotel Palomar. The 211-room surf-inspired hotel is offering a “Suite 16” package. It includes 16 percent discounts for the room, spa treatment and dinner at Saltbox. And if you book a suite, you get chocolates upon arrival (to sweeten the deal). This package is available from January 1 through March 31, 2016. .
DWKD #1 A short 5 block walk is Seersucker Restaurant. Take a big group so you can share a variety of their small plates. Save room for the warm brown butter cake.
Steps away from Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center is Hotel Solamar. This property is offering guests the ultimate San Diego craft brew experience with it’s “Stay Crafty” package. It includes two local brews upon check-in, two tickets to So Diego’s Brothels, Bites and Booze tour and full access to hotel’s new beer concierge (think beer pairings, notes, breweries, etc.). Rates start at $299.00 use code PCRAFT.
DWKD #2 Don’t miss out on dinner at the on-property Jsix Restaurant and Bar. It’s tops for farm-to-table culinary ingenuity. Try Chef’s Mercy custom five-course tasting menu.
Those interested in old world elegance can escape to the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Now through February 26, 2016 they’re offering a 3rd night complimentary getaway package. This includes access to the resorts championship golf course and five-star spa. President club members will also receive complimentary valet parking. Rates start from $395 USD per night.
Anyone wanting a contemporary luxury on-the-beach experience can stay at Tower 23. The property is offering a sensual lovers getaway aptly called, Sex on the Beach. The package features mood-setting romantic enhancements such as dinner for two with two cocktails, breakfast in bed each morning, an in-room couple’s massage, naughty turn down service and valet parking. Rates start at $355 per night. Two night minimum required.
DDWKD #3 Extend the romance to the open seas and take a two-hour kayak tour with Everyday California. Now through March is whale watching season and they’ll take you out directly into the path of the migration. They also offer snorkeling, surfing and stand-up paddle boarding.
To find the lowest rates to San Diego from around the country visit Fareness.com. It’s a brand new site that helps you find the lowest priced dates/places for travel. Instead of searching date after date to check prices, you can see the fares for all places and dates at once.
Here’s a sampling:
DFW to SAN, 1/21-1/26: *$81 round trip* *(compare to $237 on 1/3)*
SFO to SAN, 1/7-1/12: *$151 round trip** (compare to $247 on 1/3)*
ORD to SAN, 1/6-1/11: *$157 round trip* *(compare to $247 on 1/26)*
PDX to SAN, 1/11-1/16: *$157 round trip* *(compare to $282 on 1/3)*
JFK to SAN, 1/14-1/19, *$297 round trip* *(compare to $354 on 1/12)*