On this holiday we enjoy the dry, warm climate of the U.S. Southwest and the area’s spectacular scenery and attractions.
• Phoenix • Grand Canyon • Las Vegas
• Palm Springs • Southern California
On this leisurely Holiday Season tour we’ll enjoy the dry, warm and sunny climate of the American Southwest, as well as the spectacular landscapes, fascinating history and diverse culture of this wonderful region.
We begin with 2 nights in Las Vegas “The Entertainment Capital of the World”. Our hotel, the First Class Bally’s Resort and Casino. is perfectly located on “The Strip”. The hotel has a tranquil spa area offering various treatments.
Our next 2 nights are in Flagstaff - “Gateway to the Grand Canyon”, and we’ll visit Sedona - “Red Rock Country”.
Then we proceed to Phoenix (the “Valley of the Sun”), for 4 nights in one of America’s most popular vacation areas with its spectacular desert scenery and mountains. We will stay at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, located steps away from the Biltmore Fashion Park with some of the finest shops and restaurants in Phoenix. Nearby is Old Town Scottsdale and Scottsdale Fashion Square.
Next is Palm Springs for a 3-night stay in this resort area that lures the rich and famous, the nature lover and sunshine seeker. Around Palm Springs are canyons, splendid mountains and countless palm trees. Our hotel, the Palm Mountain Resort and Spa is in the heart of town, just steps away from the famed Palm Canyon Drive with its great boutiques, restaurants, galleries and casinos.
Our final 4 nights will be at the seaside town of Dana Point, ideally located between Los Angeles and San Diego on the California Riviera. It is set in a natural cove between dramatic cliffs and the clear waters of the Pacific - the perfect place to stroll in the parks along the shoreline and enjoy the beauty of the ocean. The town hosts a large marina with yachts and pleasure boats, some offering whale watching, as well as 2 tropical-style shopping villages with many restaurants. We will stay at the Marina Inn - a charming, informal hotel with a relaxed atmosphere, perfectly situated close to the water, shops and restaurants. The spacious rooms offer either a balcony or patio close to the heated swimming pool.
All hotels offer spacious rooms with complimentary WIFI, fitness/exercise rooms, heated outdoor pools and some have Jacuzzis.