June is almost here, which means Father’s Day is right around the corner. Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 17 and get started on putting together the perfect Father’s Day trip. Whether his style is Texas ranch or a New York spa, there are plenty of bargains to be found on and off the golf course.
Clubbing with Dad
Aviara Golf Club at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California has partnered with Callaway Golf to create the Callaway Golf Experience Package. The package includes overnight accommodations at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club and Spa, unlimited golf for one guest at the Aviara Golf Club, daily breakfast for two at California Bistro, private sedan service to/from Callaway Golf’s world headquarters, a 90-minute custom fitting session at Callaway Golf and a new Callaway Driver. Package price starts at $800 for the first night and is $395 per night thereafter. For more information, click here.
The boutique-style, 111-room Sanctuary Hotel in New York City is offering a Father’s Day Fun Package for stays from Thursday, June 14, 2012, until Monday, June 18, 2012. The package includes a $100 gift certificate to dinner at Lure Fish Bar in Soho, a day of grooming and pampering at John Allan’s, and two $30 gift cards to use the driving range at the Golf Club at Chelsea Piers. Rates start at $479 per night for up to two adults. A minimum two-night stay is required. For more information, view the hotel’s website.
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlanda, Florida, is offering a special Father’s Day package. For the weekend of Friday, June 15, 2012, until Sunday, June 17, 2012, guests can receive rooms starting at $199 per night and a complimentary room upgrade. The hotel offers easy access to the Disney theme parks, four championship golf courses, the Richard Petty Driving Experience, five pools, recreational activities, and numerous dining options such as Shula’s Steak House and character dining.can be made online or by calling 1-800-227-1500 and mentioning “Father.”
Spirits, Stogies and Links
The Westlake Village Inn outside of Los Angeles has put together a “Links & Drinks” Package in honor of fathers everywhere. The package includes overnight accommodations in a Courtyard room with streamlined courtyard or golf course views, a bucket of golf balls for warm up on the neighboring Westlake Village Golf Course driving range, preferred tee time, a guided Scotch tasting featuring 10-year, 12-year and 15-year aged vintages in Bogies, the hotel’s signature bar and lounge, and a specially selected cigar. Package pricing begins at $174 and is available through Dec. 30, 2012. Click here for more information.
Feeling rustic this Father’s Day? Consider a trip to the Picosa Ranch Resort, just 20 miles south of San Antonio, for an outdoor, luxury ranch getaway on an authentic Texas ranch. The Father’s Day package includes complimentary Picosa Ranch gear for Dad, special Father’s Day breakfast, framed family photograph, unlimited activities including wobble trap shooting, photo safaris, swimming, tennis, fishing, billiards and horseback riding, and all meals and beverages for the weekend. The Father’s Day weekend special is $400 per person per night, with a two night minimum, and it runs from Friday, June 15, 2012, through Sunday, June 17, 2012. Visit them online for more details.
South of the Border
Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit are featuring a golf packages to celebrate Father’s Day. As part of the package at Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta, golf lovers enjoy multiple rounds at championship golf courses, green fees, a partner finder program, organized weekly tournaments, suite upgrades, airport transportation and more. Included in the package at both resorts are two rounds of golf per person per stay at Marina Vallarta Golf Club, an 18-hole course, or Vista Vallarta Golf Club, designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. Guests at Casa Velas receive unlimited use of the hydrotherapy areas at the Spa, guaranteed upgrade to Grand Class Plus Suite, and a $100 Spa credit per suite per stay in addition. At Velas Vallarta, golfers are upgraded to one-bedroom suite (subject to availability). Valid through December 18th, rates for the Golf Package start at $205 per person, per night, based on double occupancy. For more details, check out their website.
Fishin’, Golfin’, Spa-in’
CostaBaja Resort & Spa in La Paz, Mexico is offering a limited-time Father’s Day getaway. “Dad’s Baja Adventure Package” includes two nights accommodations at CostaBaja Resort & Spa, unlimited golf for one guest at the CostaBaja Golf Club, one-day sport fishing experience on the Sea of Cortez, complimentary daily breakfast, private sedan service to/from CostaBaja Resort & Spa, spa treatment at CostaBaja’s Espiritu Spa, and steak dinner and a tequila tasting at Steinbeck’s Restaurant. The package price is $750 and must be booked before Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Visit their website for more information.
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By Charles Edward Hicks for PeterGreenberg.com