Palm Springs Desert Resorts Offer Last Minute Deals for Valentine's Day Weekend

Romantic Packages Available at www.PalmSpringsHotDeals.com

Jan 28, 2010, 12:15 ET from Palm Springs Desert Resorts

PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORTS, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, indulge in a full weekend of romance with a getaway in Palm Springs. With eight cities, world class hotels and resorts and 360 days of warmth and sunshine, there is something for everyone in California's desert oasis. With just two weeks to make plans for your romantic getaway, the Palm Springs Desert Resorts are offering great deals and packages including the following popular resorts:

  • THE RIVIERA RESORT & SPA - The legendary Riviera Resort & Spa is a perfect Valentine's weekend destination for a mod romance. The Be My Valentine package (available February 12-14) includes one-night accommodations, prix-fixe dinner at Circa 59, breakfast in bed, couple's massage, and a chocolate box turndown. Price is $499.
  • RANCHO LAS PALMAS RESORT & SPA - Fresh on the heels of an incredible $40 million renovation, Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa offers the perfect romantic escape in the heart of the valley. Enjoy the serenity of the tranquility pool, the award winning spa, or dine amidst crackling fire pits at bluEmber, the resort's signature restaurant. Save 30% on all stays, plus 50% on your third night. 
  • HYATT GRAND CHAMPIONS RESORT, VILLAS AND SPA -More for Amour Package: Enjoy a romantic night, or weekend, with the Amour Package and begin your stay with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival. Enjoy breakfast in bed and a late check-out. During the month of February, also receive a complimentary upgrade to a golf course or pool view room. Rates start at $279 per night.

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What to Do

The Palm Springs region has long been described as Hollywood's playground. Renowned for golfing and as a relaxing retreat, California's desert oasis offers travelers an array of  activities for all ages and interests ranging from off-road Jeep tours and hiking to water parks, fine dining and world-class shopping.  

This Valentine's Day, take your significant other for a romantic ride on the world's largest rotating tramwaythe Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Enjoy a blanket of city lights, the warm ambiance of a mountain chalet and a four-course dinner at Peaks Restaurant. Enjoy a late afternoon lunch from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. The cost of the dinner is $65 per person. Tram admission, gratuity and tax are not included and reservations are recommended.

At La Quinta Resort & Club, enjoy a prix-fixe dinner at the newly opened Morgan's restaurant. Acclaimed Chef Jimmy Schmidt has created a delectable Valentine's weekend menu that includes Ginger Crusted Sea Scallops, "Seduced" Breast of Duck and Dark Side Spice Tumbled Beef Tenderloin. Live entertainment includes performer Paul Douglas. Cost is $85 per person or $125 with wine pairings (tax and gratuity not included).

Getting Here

Alaska Airlines offers non-stop flights from Seattle, Portland and San Francisco with low prices.  

How to Book

To book a Valentine's getaway package or find information on more than 15 of the region's top properties, attractions, Alaska flights and more, visit www.palmspringshotdeals.com.  

For more information about the Palm Springs Desert Resorts, visit www.palmspringsusa.com.  The Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities Convention and Visitors Authority promotes the hospitality industry in the member cities in California's Riverside County, which include Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.

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