Daily deal: A swingin' time in sultry Hot Springs
Bella Monte Hot Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, California.
Sinatra loved the sands. Palm Springs, that is. When he wasn't crooning in that other desert town, he went to this arid oasis for some much-deserved recuperation.
Follow the rules set by the Chairman of the Board-but sing your own tune of relaxation-when you today's Escape to Bella Monte Hot Springs Resort and Spa.
Forget flying to the moon-the drive to Desert Hot Springs, California is about two hours from Los Angeles-and can be done with the top down. Arrive with shades covering your ol' blue eyes for a one-night stay in May ($155) or an overnight jaunt in June through September ($129). Tell wisecracks to your plus-one audience before leading up to the big number of your Deluxe King room.
Hang your fedora at the door and cross the elegant tile floor to stretch out on a down-filled comforter in front of your plasma screen. Watch the original Ocean's 11 courtesy of your DVD player, or go for a swim or soak in the resort's pool and outdoor spas.
Once you've relaxed and refreshed from soaking in hot mineral water in your Jacuzzi tub, head out for an entertainment encore in nearby Palm Springs. Miro's Restaurant will be ring-a-ding delicious when you order crispy duckling in a sun-dried cherry sauce or calamari Dubrovnik served with garlic linguine. Then, get drinks at The Coral Seas Lounge inside The Tropicale for retro-inspired fun on the stunning outdoor patio.
Pick yourself a plum (or any other fruit and pastry) during your included continental breakfast. The best is yet to come when you use your $50 credit at Essence Spa to enjoy a Desert Essentials Massage that lets aromatherapy oils get under your skin. After, enjoy complimentary chocolates and champagne while telling your own Rat Pack of your swingin' good time by using the free Wi-Fi.
When you Escape to Sinatra's old haunt, get ready to do it your way.
- A one-night stay for two in May ($155) or June through September ($129) in a deluxe king room
- $50 credit for essence spa
- After-spa chocolates and champagne
- Continental breakfast
- Complimentary wi-fi
- In-room jacuzzis
- Book by 3 May
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