On this leisurely Holiday Season tour we’ll enjoy the best of the American Southwest, with its dry, warm and sunny climate, spectacular landscapes, fascinating history and diverse culture. Our overnights are as follows:
Las Vegas (2 nights). “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, and an outdoor pool surrounded by lush palm trees.
Grand Canyon (2 nights) We stay in Flagstaff, and from here we’ll also visit Sedona - “Red Rock Country”.
Phoenix (4 nights). The “Valley of the Sun” is one of America’s most popular vacation areas with its spectacular desert scenery and mountains. We will stay at the Embassy Suites by Hilton - Biltmore, located close to downtown Scottsdale – a lively pedestrian area with art galleries, boutiques and restaurants..
Palm Springs (3 nights). A resort oasis with sunny weather year-round, that lures the rich and famous, and the nature lover. 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. The hotel has a heated outdoor pool, and whirlpool.
California Riviera (4 nights). The seaside town of Dana Point is 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.