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Weekend Getaways
Distinctive Vacation Packages Designed For Short Getaways

Luxury Resort Spa Experiences and Family-Friendly Vacations Offer the Perfect Escape

Important business commitments, social obligations and ever-changing school schedules mean that many busy professionals and families are eschewing long, extended vacations in favor of shorter, more luxurious getaways. And whether travelers are seeking a luxury resort spa experience, family-friendly vacation packages or distinctive cultural experiences, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., a global leader in hotels, service and lifestyle, is welcoming them to discover the pleasures of a two-, three- or four-day vacation.

Although each Ritz-Carlton hotel and resort offers its own unique vacation packages, guests will find that many properties offer the following getaways:
  • Reconnect – This package includes deluxe accommodations and a resort credit.
  • Bed & Breakfast – Guests can enjoy overnight accommodations and breakfast for two each morning.
  • Club Level Experience – This luxurious vacation package features overnight Club Level accommodations and other amenities such as overnight valet parking and internet access.
  • Exclusive Package - When You Pay with Any American Express® Card – Plan a weekend getaway featuring deluxe accommodations, a hotel credit per stay, and a room upgrade based on availability upon check-in.

For guests seeking a luxury resort spa experience, The Ritz-Carlton offers a wide array of personalized therapies, as well as three signature treatments available most Ritz-Carlton spas. They include:
  • Drift to Sleep – This relaxing spa ritual begins with an exfoliating body scrub followed by an aromatic milk bath and a peaceful sleep massage with warm aromatherapy oils. Afterward, guests may enjoy a 30-minute power nap on a warmed treatment table.
  • Eco-Luxe – These high-touch, low technology eco-friendly spa treatments use natural products to help guests achieve deep relaxation.
  • Mama Mio – Designed for the mom-to-be, these soothing, pre- and post-natal spa treatments increase circulation, alleviate tired muscles, improve skin elasticity and reduce water retention.

Before planning your getaway, please review the vacation packages and luxury resort spa experiences available at your destination of choice.

Please note: Not all vacation packages and spa services listed are available at every Ritz-Carlton hotel and resort. Packages are subject to change. For more information contact the Ritz-Carlton Hotels at (301) 547-4700 or or visit
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