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. . . fourth night at the luxury Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Also included is an airfare credit of up to $400 US. The package offers unlimited access to Aquaventure, the gigantic waterpark with water slides and rides, the resort’s open-air marina habitat with more than 50,000 creatures. Children 11 and under stay for free. Must be booked by Jan. 23 to qualify and travel must be completed by June 20. Details at 1-800-Atlantis or www.atlantis.com
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. . . plus tax per person (on weekdays) is the starting price for a weekend Graceland VIP Entourage package. The promotion is just one of many special events to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Elvis’s death. This package includes one night deluxe accommodations for two at Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel with free continental breakfast; two
. . . a night for stays at the beachfront Kauai Marriott Resort on Kalapaki during its Free For All promotion. The package is aimed at leisure travellers, including families. Among the free or discounted amenities are: Internet access; round of golf for children; free T-shirt with purchase of a helicopter tour for two from Jack Harter Helicopters; 10 per cent off several restaurants; 10 per cent off Alexander Spa; $5 off of a standup paddleboard rental after a lesson with the Kauai Beach Boys and more. For more details, call 1-800220-2925 or go to www.kauaimarriott.com.
. . . for a two-day yoga retreat right in our backyard. Diamond Willow Artisan Retreat, located an hour south of Calgary between Black Diamond and Turner Valley, is offering Yoga From the Heart II, Feb. 3 to 5. The women’s only weekend promises lots of yoga, the chance to snowshoe or hike, or soak in the hot tub. There’s room for 12 guests. Shared accommodation and all meals included. Go to diamondwillowartisanretreat.com for details on this and other special winter events.
. . . for two for a chi-chi Champagne and snow weekend a la James Bond at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. The Valentine’s Veuve Clicquot in the Snow package includes two nights accommodation, Champagne reception and a gala dinner prepared by the lodge’s chefs. Dates Feb. 10-12. Details at fairmont.com/jasper.
Visitors get a ride through rocky tunnels and over rapids on the 1.6-kilometre-long Current at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas, which is offering a fourth-night free promotion.