Hotel Watch: Winter Wonderlands

by Editorial

Inspired destinations to warm the heart and soul.

The Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, B.C.

Whether you’re looking for a warm destination to keep you out of the cold or a snowy spot to indulge in winter’s exciting slopes, these four destinations are perfect spots to celebrate the holidays. From the bottom tip of the U.S. all the way to Canada, the following hotels and resorts are ready for all guests.

Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, B.C.
Vibe: Cool luxury in an historic building located in the heart of bustling downtown Vancouver
Indulgences: A winter ski and spa package for two including two nights in luxury rooms, SUV transport to Whistler Backcomb, ski lifts, massage for two and more. Starts at $1,927, through March 31, 2012.
Perfect Guest: Cosmopolitan “D.I.N.K.s” (read: double-income, no kids) who want to look good on and off the slopes

Miami's luxurious Gansevoort.

Gansevoort, Miami Beach, Fla.
Vibe: Very celebrity-friendly, the place to see and be seen in Miami
Indulgences: Located in ultra-hip South Beach, the 18 story hotel has three restaurants, sultry lounges, world-class David Barton Gym + Spa and designer shops.  Housing the largest private Beach Club in Miami, there are two pools, one of which is “The Rooftop,” a hotspot notorious for celebrity sightings.
Perfect Guest: Social butterflies looking for a one-stop party shop, complete with white-glove service for the hangover

Kessler Canyon in Debeque, Colo.

Kessler Canyon, Debeque, Colo.
Vibe: Down-home ranch with plenty of room to roam inside the resort and out
Indulgences: An all-inclusive package covers rooms and meals, plus outdoor sporting activities, fitness and spa privileges, live entertainment at dinner, movies, chauffeured transport and more. All-inclusive rates start at $980, double occupancy. Children’s rates start at $245.
Perfect Guest: Outdoorsy cowboys and cowgirls with an active brood who also need creature comforts

The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida
Vibe: Over-the-top everything – in a deliciously decadent way
Indulgences: Completely self-contained, the 140-acre oceanfront resort includes nine restaurants, ten high-end boutiques, two championship golf courses, 20,000 sq. ft. spa, five pools, ten tennis courts and a half-mile of private beach.  Located in the heart of venerable Palm Beach, there are 540 guest rooms and the $250 million invested in an ongoing revitalization and enhancement project promises to keep new, decadent additions coming.
Perfect Guest: Wealthy snowbirds that want a full and effortless Palm Beach experience

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