Deck the halls? Dash through the snow? Why bother when this season, you can kick back with a mug of mulled wine and let the experts do the work.
At the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California you can experience holiday cheer with old traditions such as decorating gingerbread houses and roasting chestnuts, while making new ones like indulging in the spa and joining your kids at Teddy Bear Tea.
The memories at this AAA 5 diamond resort begin the moment you step into the luxurious lobby. With hot chocolate and apple cider awaiting you, you’re immediately enveloped in a warm and inviting scene, featuring such spectacular holiday treats as a 10-foot high gingerbread mountain village and a festival of brightly lit trees.
The incredibly attentive staff leaves no stone unturned even transforming the biggest anxiety inducer, holiday shopping, into a convenience. The “Personal Shopper Holiday Package” may sound too good to be true, but it is an experience not to be missed. Allow yourself to be transported via Mercedes to a host of luxury stores at the Carlsbad premium outlets and afterwards, whisked away to unwind at the spa with a “Signature Shoppers Therapy Treatment.”
The spa is truly a paradise of tranquility with its jumbo sized whirlpool and atrium decked with healthy goodies like fresh fruit, tea and nuts. One of the seasons standouts is a 50 minute Myrrh & Frankincense Facial. Just close your eyes, inhale the oils, and like sugar-plums dancing in your head, you can suddenly recall all of the things you love about this time of year and let go of those you don’t.
Top off your stay with sumptuous cuisine prepared by the resorts acclaimed culinary staff. Chef Jesse Paul assembles a holiday feast fit for a king on Christmas Eve and Day at the signature award winning restaurant, Vivace.
If you still have room, indulge with Christmas Day Brunch at the California Bistro, offering mouthwatering delights such asAlaskan King Crab Legs, Mascarpone & Apple Stuffed French Toast, and Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Have no fear if you already made your holiday dinner reservations. There’s no better way to kick off the New Year than with a three or four course dinner and midnight balloon drop.
Making yourself truly jolly has never been so easy.