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21c Museum Hotel Louisville KY is a very unique luxury, boutique hotel and art museum located in the heart of Louisville. Our room was light and airy with a brick wall and tall ceilings. It felt very industrial chic. The museum was beautiful and featured amazing contemporary art works. This is the perfect place for a relaxing, inspiring retreat. Self parking is only $5 per day and valet is $25. We chose the self parking.

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Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, NV, United States : Las Vegas, Nevada I am in love with this hotel =) The Venetian Palazzo is definitely the BEST that you will get. You cannot beat the size of the suites and the location. Exceptional rooms in size and amenities. The standard suites are equipped with comfortable beds, clean, upgraded with timeless decor. There are TV's in every room literally, including the bathroom. I appreciated the bathroom suite with a ton of mirrors, vanity area, a TV etc. I had to come here for work and stayed for the week, but if I was to come on a personal trip, you can definitely share a room with friends - the suites are huge! I would totally recommend using the Canyon Ranch Spa within the Venetian which connects to the Palazzo - solid 5 stars. Review to come. From the room service, convenience, cleanliness, the list can go on - definite 5 stars. One last note, this casino actually pays out which is an added plus :

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Napa, CA, United States : Carneros Inn Napa Valley has Impeccable services, charming cottage beautiful ground, worth seeing the best view of sun set and sun rise. It’s a resort of comfortable, relaxing and classy establishment. We spent our weekend with two other couples or friends who have never been to Napa. We did the whole nine yard, sunset cocktail, dinner at farm sunrise breakfast, spa day before wine tasting. Hotel is cozy, small cottage, well laid out ground, 2 nice pool and great views. Services and restaurant food are good too. The cottage offer luxury accommodation with private and discreet outside court yard, equipped with gas heating outside shower and bathtub. Beds are divine and decorated with fabulous linen and comfily pillows. Amazing place, I loved to stay there. So much fun that we come back later whenever we supposed to stay somewhere else then home. We loved the privacy and the spa was amazing. The pool is very serene and elegant.

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Boston, MA, United States : I’m in love with this place. G20 Spa and Salon has a rooftop balcony, a salt-infused waterfall relaxation room, a nap pod, saunas, hot tubs, elegant showers, snacks and tea, and that’s just the amenities that are included with any service purchase! I could spend a whole week here. You can even order lunch to be delivered from the Cafeteria Café next door. Seriously my best spa experience ever.

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I have stayed at the St Julien Hotel and Spa Boulder for both pleasure and business. The location is central to the restaurants and the Pearl Street mall. My room was great with a mountain view. Comfy bed, spacious bathroom, and a well stocked mini bar with organic snacks. Nice fitness area. I never have time to indulge in the spa but was able to get a pedicure on my last visit. Very crisp, therapeutic environment. Definitely the best hotel in Boulder.

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Lutsen, MN, United States : The Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior has a multitude of things to do for all personalities. The staff is beyond a doubt super friendly and accommodating especially when trying to find the right activities for a group. Sea kayaking, fishing and hiking are available activities for outdoorsy types. While crafts, movies and games in the game room are available for people more like me; not so interested in the great outdoors. Open the day to sunshine and sparkling water, end the night with music and bonfires. Spend the afternoon with a massage, soaking in the whirlpool and sipping champagne at the Waters Meet Center or taking a few laps in the indoor pool. Whatever you do, there's plenty for everyone.

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Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room, Beverly Hills CA, USA : Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room is such a cozy lounge with really friendly bartenders! They have three levels of drinks vampire, Dracula and one other with each level up increasing in quality. The person I was with agreed with me that the vampire level was great! It is a small place but there are a ton of large mirrors hanging on the wall which makes the place feel much more spacious than it is while keeping the place super cozy and comfortable. I was not sure if I should come here because of the name but they have a lot of award winning wines, so, it was worth it and I do not regret it.

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : Visit the Wine Cellar and Tasting Room to sample one of the cellar's 10,000 wines from around the world. Stay for a while at Wine Cellar and Tasting Room at Rio and relax on their comfy couches and order some cheese or other delicious snacks to go with your wine of choice. They have more than 100 wines by the glass, and we definitely tried a lot of them. It was a relaxing, enjoyable day to say the least and the room itself was gorgeous! :)

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Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas NV, USA : I recently just stayed at this hotel for a friend’s birthday and it was amazing! However, there are renovations being done in the “Habitat” area while the “Spa” area is completed and fabulous so be sure to get a room near the spa! Also, Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel Casino is an amazing fitness center in the spa with a variety of classes like yoga, pilates, zumba and many more! There are many other attractions in this hotel like the habitat where a variety of exotic animals live, and the steakhouse featuring an tasteful array of options. I would highly recommend anyone wanting a full Vegas experience to stay here.

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Santa Fe, NM, United States : Ten Thousand Waves Spa. From the hot tub to the sauna, massage, foot soak and oxygenated facial, we were pampered by the most amazing staff in a beautiful setting. It is expensive but my girlfriends and I went based on someone else’s rave reviews. We did not regret it. Book ahead because the private tubs fill up quickly.

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The Fordyce Bathhouse museum was opened a few years ago after extensive restoration of the former bathhouse. It is extremely interesting to see how things were during the gangster heydays of the early 1900’s. The luxury of the times is evident but many of the spa treatments and contraptions were extremely unusual and bizarre. Plan to spend at least an hour milling around this 4 story bathhouse.

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Boulder, CO, United States : I had so much fun trying the different vodkas and taking a tour of this place. 303 Vodka Boulder has a very distinct personality with a relaxed atmosphere and fun environment. The tasting room is unique and funky. They had an amazing assortment behind the bar including of all their infused spirits. We tasted several vodkas and 5 infused vodkas. (There were 6 of us!) We enjoyed them all and would absolutely recommend this establishment!

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Napa, CA, United States : Auberge du Soleil Resort Restaurant is not only a five star hotel but with a five star staff and five star experience. No need to wait on a windfall to experience the grandeur of luxury, this hotel provides millionaire benefits in an affordable package. If you've never experienced a panoramic sunrise view of The Valley, please save the experience for the moment you wake up in the perfect serenity of a room at Auberge du Soleil. With several packages to choose from, the "Relaxation and Rejuvenation" is a favorite. Wine, massage, food fit for a queen and custom made bath and body products; a girls dream come true. The view overlooks gorgeous landscaping that stretches for miles and nearby towns. The handmade pistachio caramels melt in your mouth leaving the flavor of what I imagine happy to taste like.

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Dallas, TX, United States : As a music venue, Club Dada in Dallas is hard to beat. I'm not such a fan of the hefty cover, which can go as high as $15 on some nights, but I'm never sorry to have paid it once the music starts! Dada has been, and continues to be, the cornerstone of Deep Ellum, often hosting fund-raisers for the preservation of this historic neighborhood (no small task!). The smokey air is the typical Dallas bar variety but not nearly as bad as many. Fortunately, one can quickly grab a drink and take cover on the spacious back patio area. Over 3000 square feet of tables, twinkly lights, and local art. Occasionally, shows are staged outside. Who'd have thought fire-spinners in Dallas?! Also watch for fund-raising art shows and CD release parties. Only one womens bathroom, but other than that it's awesome!

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West Village, Manhattan, NYC : I think I'm in love. Really it was meant to be - this bar combines so many of my favorite things: Hudson Street, good wine, a charmingly quirky staff, a warm atmosphere, brilliantly subtle decor - a stately oval bar, translucent leaf lampshades, wrought iron filigree - good food, it was a match made in heaven. Because Lelabar have such a wide selection of wine, cheese, meat, and small plates, just trust the bartender/chef to pick something out for you. Get to know the bartenders! Chris, Heather, John, Naveen are all great. I tried a sharp sheep's milk cheese, tasso ham and wild boar salami- awesome. Mixing it up wine-wise, I had a delicious sparkling rose. Do yourself a favor and try their fresh, handmade CHOCOLATES. You'll never go back to your friends Ghiradelli or Godiva ever again. I dream about the cashew caramel turtle with sea salt!

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Quapaw Bath House is located on Bathhouse Row on the main drag in Downtown Hot Springs. It is open to the public and you do not need an appointment if you are just entering the bath. There are 4 pools of varying degrees. You are supposed to begin in the top pool, which is the coolest and slowly work your way down to the warmer pools. The warmest bath was too hot for us so we stayed in the middle bath. It was a very relaxing experience.

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Sonoma County, CA, United States : Osmosis Day Spa is a wonderful spa sanctuary with a great spa menu!! I chose the Rejuvenation package for 2.5 hours of bliss. A cedar enzyme bath and 75-minute Swedish massage, I felt like a brand new woman! Beautiful facilities, great staff and good prices, it’s definitely worth checking out.

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : The Bathhouse at Mandalay Bay spa offers amazing features, including temperature-controlled pools, waterfalls, and even a gym. Come to work out and then relax in one of the exotic baths. It will make you feel like you're certainly not in Vegas anymore. If it is in your budget, you must come here just for the entire experience. We went for the spa and absolutley loved the baths-it was totally worth it!

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Boston, MA, United States : This adorable spot is a must, must, must do in Boston! Trident Bookstore and Restaurant offers some of the best breakfast options in the whole city. It’s feels quaint but is also spacious, with two different levels for dining. My friends and I like to go there for Trivia Nights on Fridays and order sweet potato fries, their amazing dip, and some warm cookies. I cannot say enough how much I love this place!

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Park House Bed and Breakfast Greenville SC is such a beautiful place to stay! We spent a long weekend in Greenville and could not have made a better choice. The owner, Jessica, cooks the most amazing breakfasts. The rooms are perfect and the afternoon wine and cheese is icing on the cake. The property is in a perfect spot close to downtown on a historic street and they will make reservations at a nearby spa if you would like.

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Portland, OR, United States : To start definitely make reservations, Ave Genes is so good even on a Monday it is very busy. Probably because of all the media attention and "top Ten" lists it has been on. When arrived we were seated promptly and offered still or sparkling water complimentary. I picked the sparkling, which was a nice touch. The beet salad was delicious, I loved the hazelnuts on it. For the main entree I had the cavetelli (probably spelled wrong) which was a freshly made pasta in the shape of a small penne noodle. I ate almost the whole it was so good before I remembered to take a picture. The server was very helpful at helping me decipher the menu, main course and the wine list. You will understand when you try this place. This is a must try place in Portland, I want seconds please.

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Napa Valley, Napa County, CA, United States : I am still basking in the afterglow of a perfect stay at Auberge Du Soleil Resort Napa Valley. Truly a five star experience, the resort is perched high up on the hill in Napa Valley offering stunning views of wine country from its famed Michelin star rated restaurant and guest room. My room had a view of the valley (incredible) but my friends had an outdoor tub and shower instead. Both were dramatic, modern and full of attentive details that made for a memorable stay. Services were impeccable and the food at the terrace restaurant was amazing. I had an Asian Shrimp Salad for lunch and couldn't get sufficient of it. Paired with the glass of white wine. An excellent place to dine in the region. The patio offers stunning views with cool breeze and intimate tables that aren't crammed in. There are some great vegetarian options. Absolutely, it is a beautiful resort a great view, exquisite rooms, nice meeting space and a fabulous restaurant. This resort is perfect for a girls trip- just perfect!

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River Soul Journey combines white water rafting with spiritual relaxation including yoga and meditation. The rafting is exhilarating, the camaraderie is great and we loved reconnecting with nature. The guides are amazing. They did everything to make you comfortable, from setting up camp and cooking the meals to taking down camp. I left feeling absolutely rejuvenated.

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Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, NV, United States : Caesars Palace is the king of the hotel/casinos on the strip! Shania Twain and Celine Dion have their own shows here, the Forums Shops are like being in shopping heaven and the pool is incredible. Plus, the restaurants and the rooms are comfy and it's right in the middle of the strip. How can you not like this resort? And most people don't even realize that the best spa in Vegas is Qua at Caesars. They have Chakra balancing and every sort of treatment you can think of. I did the auro-soma color massage and it was so cool, it was a massage and the room changes colors and scents and puts you in this total state of mind, you have to try it...

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New York, NY, United States : The view of Roof at Park South NY skyline from the bar is amazing and it's right next to the Chrysler building. The staff was so nice and accommodating with our group. just being able to chill out on a rooftop on a PERFECT night weather wise..it was one of those nights you don't want to end. It has a very exclusive feel to it as you enter the back receiving area of a building (hotel? residential building? not sure)..no number, just an open door with a ladder with ROOF written on it..then you have to take the service elevator up... pretty cool. What I like best about this rooftop vs. others is that seating is appropriately spaced out and comfortable so you don't feel overly constrained. I was also pleasantly surprised by the quality of the cocktails here - I had a stirred scotch and elderflower drink which was quite refreshing despite the scotch.

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Williamsburg, VA, United States : After a day of getting your history groove on stop in and relax at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg where the amenities and decor are stellar. Great place for getting the special attention one needs after a day of sightseeing. They improve the wellness of the mind as well as the body in an elegant setting. Making it the perfect place for a weekend getaway.

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Santa Rosa, CA, United States : Thrive Yoga Studio, Santa Rosa, CA is a great opportunity to relax and rejuvenate between wineries. This is a very serene studio. As beginner yogis, we took the Vinyasa flow 1 class. Our instructor was great and we really enjoyed the class. Wish we had a place like this back home.

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Salt Lake City, UT, United States : Such a beautiful hotel in downtown Salt Lake. The owner, Earl Holding, was the owner of Sinclair Oil and when the Olympics were coming to Salt Lake he wanted Salt Lake to have a world-class 5 star hotel so he built the Grand America Hotel Salt Lake City and it is exceptional. The bar is cool with wood and masculine appointments and typically will have someone playing piano on weekend nights. There is so much crystal in this hotel it is incredible. Even the restrooms are beautiful. The rooms are are high quality and feature luxury appointments and very comfy beds. The robes are the softest you'll ever feel and the spa is awesome. It's only 30 minutes from Park City and surrounded by shopping and restaurants.

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Nashville, TN, United States : Jimmy Choo, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Burberry, kate spade new york, Michael Kors, Free People, Tory Burch. Need I say more? Love, love, love this mall! Over 100 luxury stores at The Mall at Green Hills! I could totally spend my life here or at least my whole paycheck.

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Dallas, TX, United States : The Mansion Restaurant is a famous restaurant situated in Dallas. I dined there with several friends and we loved this place. The environment was too cool, dim light make the environment more cozy. The pavement is decorated with different kind of plants, lights etc. I love the hospitality they gave us with their attention to detail and service. The presentation of food and the taste was so yummy. The restaurant staff really goes out of their way to serve everyone with a smile on their faces. In the evening lights brighten the space and sparkle. I'll never forget this memorable outing with my friends.

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You have to get the girls together for Isle Style! Amazing eco friendly salon, spa and boutique! You can get it all here and a complimentary glass of champagne. I highly recommend a pedicure and private, outdoor, garden massage. And the boutique has the cutest boho sundresses. The atmosphere is tranquil and serene. Prices are surprisingly affordable. The wait staff is super sweet. We felt so pampered and luxurious. This place is perfect after a long day of shopping on Duval Street or sunbathing by the pool.

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The Boulders in Scottsdale is a Waldorf Astoria hotel, but it's not at all like what you would expect. It is primarily a gorgeous golf resort with manicured greens and amazing views. But the spa is the reason I stay here. They drive you around in golf carts so I call and make an apt at the spa and then when I'm ready to go just call the front desk and they send over a driver to drive me through the beautiful grounds to the spa. You can spend all day at the spa and not ever want to leave. The views and the slow pace and the beauty of the grounds all make it peaceful and serene and you stay in a casita or villa so you sort of have your own place and you feel like you live there or wish that you did.

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Austin, TX, United States : My mother & I spent 3 wonderful days here. Everything was just fabulous: the room, spa amenities, food and staff. The resort is calming and beautiful. If you want to relax, then Travaasa Experiential Resort Austin is the place. The infinity pool has to be the best view in Austin. Everything here is tranquil. You WILL leave feeling rejuvenated.

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : Flamingo Hotel and Casino is one of the most recognizable hotels in the world, you can't miss the big, beautiful pink neon Flamingo sign. It's been remodeled since we were here last, and the pool is even better than it was (and it was already one of the best). The pool is so lush and green and they have a DJ now if you want to do the pool dance-club thing. Donnie and Marie were performing (I loved the show!!!) and they have an adult revue which I didn't see. I did not check out the spa but I heard from some girls at the pool that it is nice. Right in the middle of the strip in Vegas and Margaritaville for drinks- YES please!

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This spa is amazing. We reserved a package here for the bridal party. Amazing! We each received the Essentials Day Spa Boulder "Stress Buster Package" which included a full body massage and aromatherapy hydro tub. We had a lot of fun and felt extremely pampered by the staff. We were all ready to face the big day!

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All guests of The Lodge at Pebble Beach Golf Vacation, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Casa Palmero have access to Pebble Beach golf courses. You are required to stay 2 nights (3 during peak season) World Class golf is not the only reason to stay, Pebble Beach is a vacation in itself! There is shopping, dining, wine, golf, and you are right next to Monterey and Carmel, both amazing places with rich culture and a laid back atmospheres. We had a caddie (Dennis) carry our bags ($160 for two bags) and he was very knowledgeable about the course and offered some great tips on my swing. I cannot say enough about Pebble Beach, it is such an amazing vacation. Busy season is summer (May-August) but it's nice all year.

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Coronado (San Diego), California : Hotel Coronado San Diego is one of the most beautiful resorts / beaches in the world! The spa was fabulous and the staff is incredibly friendly. We looked at the live-cam and booked out trip (http://hoteldel.com/live-webcam/). They accommodated four rooms side by side so our group could all be together and the rooms were just divine! Soft pillows and sheets and my room looked like it had never been stayed in before (So clean). Lovely resort, great memories

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : The Canyon Ranch Spa Club at the Venetian was an inexpensive getaway when we were in Vegas. With so many spas to choose from, we weren't quite sure where to go. We picked this spa because not only did it have a great atmosphere, they offered great deals as well. My friends and I chose the 'Day Passport', and for $40 we were able to work out a bit, sit in on a class, and then enjoy the Aquavana spa-baths, a sauna, and a hydrospa were all available with the Day Passport. It is a must while you are in Vegas to visit this Spa for some kind of treatment, whatever it may be.

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Philadelphia, PA, United States : King of Prussia Mall is one of the most luxurious malls in the country! Last weekend I visited with my friends and we were surprised that there are more than 400 stores. This is without any doubt the best mall in the Philadelphia metro area. The mall does a nice job of mixing expensive retail stores and department with the more affordable shops. Recently somewhere I read that the Mall of America is larger in square area, but I think that in terms of retail space the King of Prussia mall is really the largest mall in America. In this mall you can find anything you're looking for. The stores have such an unbelievable selection and I feel like I can't even walk through without buying something.

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Room 5 Lounge, Los Angeles CA, USA : Room 5 Lounge is just like the Hotel Café but slightly classier and a little better atmosphere even though it is slightly smaller since it is upstairs. It has the cutest couches to sit back and relax and enjoy some great music. Not only is there is bar downstairs when you enter the building, there’s also a bar upstairs in the actual room. The service and people here are great! Lastly, you get up close to the people performing because the stage is not that high up. This place has a real intimate feel and is a great spot for live, up & coming music in Los Angeles.

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Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, NV, United States : Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino is my favorite hotel in Vegas! The pool is STUNNING! I'm a 20-something professional woman and this is perfect for girls like us! It's modern, luxurious, hip and the crowd is gorgeous! No trashy white girls here. The gym had great equipment and a nice view of the Bellagio fountains. The hotel lobby is very upscale, modern and I especially love the pillars that they have with ever changing screens - I'm mesmerized by the pretty flashing lights and colors. I admired all of the glitz and glam spread throughout the hotel and casino. We stayed in the well appointed king terrace suite with a phenomenal view overlooking the strip. It was such an uber swanky room! Spacious with a great big suede blue couch and the bathroom was Amazing with soaking tub and stand up shower. I spent a lot of my time enjoying the breeze on the attached terrace. Guests can enter Marquee nightclub without waiting in line, and you must check out the Chandelier bar- just trust me and chec

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Chicago, IL, United States : Alinea Restaurant Chicago is one of the top notch in food innovation and experiences, unlike anywhere you have ever been. It become more interactive and keep in mind that is purely a molecular astronomy experience.The service here was absolutely impeccable. The staffs were never condescending, exceptionally helpful and truly fun to speak with. What makes this place so different from Pre se, French laundry and all the other Michelin starred restaurant is that they're inventive and very playful with their courses without being strange, eh-tasting or too gastro. The platting is fun and although the service is relaxed. You entered a purple/ pink-lit hallway and then a door slide open to welcome you to restaurant. We were seated upstairs and there we noticed a leaf seemingly floating above us. The food was incredibly unique my most favorite dish was the lobster over curry paste. For me, this was a most memorable and absolutely the best, meal of my life.

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San Martin, CA, United States : Stunning place! Words cannot describe how beautifully designed the scenery is at this golf course resort CordeValle San Martin. Beyond doubt, our week was amazing and there felt like we were staying in the Garden of Eden. Small, quiet, amazing spa, all of the amenities you could want. Complimentary cookies, fruit, and water are given there. You can tremendously relax with some amazing hikes. Being at the pool felt like being at a resort in Hawaii. There is a lovely hike through the hills with gorgeous vistas (a little strenuous at noon, bring water!). We had a super-relaxed, quiet, lovely weekend. I couldn't stop raving over how beautiful it was. With one night being the equivalent of a month of therapy, I'd say it's a good trade! Very attentive staff and friendly service! The resort is gorgeous - perfect in every way. Our bungalow suite was amazing. I’ve stayed in quite a few upscale hotels and I have to say the bed and linens they have here made me feel like royalty.

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Grand Traverse County, MI, United States : We had a truly enjoyable stay. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa was another new and beautiful part of our country for us to visit and we were surprised with the amount of activities (wineries, beach hikes) and historical sites to do, take in, and enjoy as well as a very relaxing stay at the resort, which is well laid out. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is clean, inviting, and spacious, allowing for conversation. Our room was roomy, comfortable and quiet. We will return to enjoy the area, hotel, and spa!

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Boston, MA, United States : The sister spa of G20, this venue boasts many of the same amenities and services but has a more regal feel to it. While G20 Spa brands itself as a hipper spot, Emerge Spa and Salon offers an elegant and classy atmosphere with its gold trimmed walls and marble flooring. Emerge is also popular for its spa body wraps and anti-aging facials.

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Spago, Beverly Hills CA, USA : My boyfriend and I went here for date night and although it is super expensive, I have got to say, it was worth every penny. The whole experience from start to finish was just that an EXPERIENCE. We were comfortably seated, enjoyed some drinks, had dinner followed by desert and ultimately had an amazing night. It really was exactly what I was looking for/wanted for date night. The wait staff was attentive an exceptionally helpful. The staff really work hard there and made us feel like royalty. I would highly recommend Spago to any guys out there looking to impress their girls!

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Napa Valley, Napa County, CA, United States : In Spa at Bardessono Yountville me and my girlfriends stayed for my birthday last weekend, and we treated ourselves to massage. My masseuse was named Sandra and I swear I never felt so relaxed and so pampered. Seriously expert techniques, complete understanding of what we were looking for. I compare the massage that I had at Bardessono on Friday with a massage I had at ideal spring on Saturday and it was like two different worlds. I almost desired another Sandra massage to remove the ugliness of the Indian Spring massage. Have an amazing spa experience. Splurge and get the enhanced facial. My esthetician was Olivia and she was so good. Lots of pressure point massage, and what seemed like a million different good fragrance masks and serums were used. I felt extremely relaxed. The duration of 90 minutes went by rapidly then I floated back to the lounge area. We'll be coming here again on our next trip to Napa.

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Naples, FL, United States : Can’t wait for another trip to Naples Florida; fun, relaxing and full of things to do. There’s Lowdermilk Beach; white sand, great parking, clean restrooms and a café with monster, juicy burgers. Fifth Avenue South is a fantastic place for high end and boutique shopping and a lot of interesting artsy shops. One of my favorite things was Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. We went to a live animal show that was very informative and fun. A boat tour of Monkey Island was a bit much; cute and all but I was still a bit afraid. Yet, I did take a chance at feeding a giraffe. Lastly, we ventured out to Celebration Community Beach Church where I was absolutely blown away. Talk about a praise service. It’s non-denominational so no judgmental views to contend with. Very casual and relaxed but the message was clear and concise. If this were my regular place of worship I’d miss a lot of Sunday football.

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Suwanee FL : A weekend vacation on water was all a joke until the reality of how great it could truly be entered my world. Miller’s Marina of Suwanee Florida provided the means to a relaxing float around Big Bend into the Gulf of Mexico. Imagine peering into crystal clear, shimmering blue water at manatees or the awe stricken silence of amazement while passing through the limestone springs. Plenty of restaurants along the way, but the boat is just as it states a “houseboat”. Equipped with a kitchen, bathroom and the capacity to sleep up to 8 people comfortably.

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New Orleans, LA, United States : This is a must do. Ritz Carlton Day Spa is quite possibly the best spa ever. I chose the 70 minute Marie Laveau Voodoo Love Massage and Bath experience and a pedicure. The entire package took about 3 hours and it was worth every penny. My girlfriend got the Eco-Luxe Vitamin C Facial and loved it as well. They stay booked so you must reserve your session as early as possible.

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Plazzo Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas NV, USA : Firstly, the suites are bigger than my first apartment! The Plazzo Hotel Casino has to be my new favorite place to stay when I am in Vegas! The front desk is always well staffed and check-in goes very quickly and smoothly from there, I will spare you my gushing thoughts about the rooms and move onto the actual casino! The Casino here is gorgeous and they have all the best games here. I feel like this could be a lucky place where someone could win obscene amounts of cash. They also have fine dining options, which are a no-brainer. I feel like I could stay here forever and never leave.

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Newport Beach, CA, United States : Resort at Pelican Hill Newport Coast is really amazing place! Stunning views! When i stayed there, everything was well arranged. The bed was very comfortable one I've ever slept in. The pillows and sheets were extremely soft. The fireplace, the tubs, everything is what you expect out of this level of hotel. There was large patio with a superb view of the ocean. The high beam and fireplace on ceiling truly give the room a bungalow experience. Beautiful views and the golf course were epic and the pool was exceptional. Its spa was absolutely luxurious and amazing. I've been to many spas and i can say without any doubt this one tops them all. Every consideration to detail had been made. I loved the decorations, aroma in the air, ambiance, water features, etc. My masseuse was extremely tremendous too I take the Amber Gold Signature package with the scalp and in add-ons i take feet massage and the feet massage was just not more than 15 minutes. The add-on the scalp was totally worth it.

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Myrtle Beach, SC, United States : On my special day, last June, I was taken by surprise with a trip to Medieval Times to celebrate my 30th birthday. We had a blast from the second we walked through the door! The staff and cast were all amazing, we adored the green knight and were glad to be in his section (even though he lost the battle). Our server was a sweetheart and made me feel special on my special day. The food at Medieval Times Dinner Tournament was well beyond expectations and the cast was very engaging during the show, but after the show they really relaxed and chatted with the audience. This was a lot of fun; again had a great time and plan to do this again.

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The Green Parrot is where the locals go. Just a few blocks from Duval, the drinks are cheaper and the décor is more unique. An open air bar with relaxed atmosphere. This is a great place to just chill out and get away from the tourists and hubbub. The nightly bands are not the cover bands found on Duval so you’ll enjoy up and coming bands on the Key West circuit.

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My mother & I spent 3 wonderful days here. Everything was just fabulous: the room, spa amenities, food and staff. The Travaasa Experiential Resort Austin is calming and beautiful. If you want to relax, then this is the place. The infinity pool has to be the best view in Austin. Everything here is tranquil. You WILL leave feeling rejuvenated.

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Pebble Beach, Del Monte Forest, California, United States : Woww!!!!! What a darling place. All of Carmel and pebble beach. The ocean view morning to evening from room at Inn at Spanish Bay Pebble Beach was gorgeous. I loved the room. There were a table and two chairs on the patio for us to drink coffee watching the sunrise. It was so romantic! It look superb when look outside from the terrace or balcony. This place is not so expensive, very affordable. The services are excellent and room services are also fast. Dinner was extremely delicious. The dishes are the best but the choices that are provided are awesome. I ordered the peanut butter and bacon encrusted filet. It was the best food that have ever eaten The staff very nice highly knowledgeable and whenever you go there they always welcoming you with open heartily. The atmosphere is so cool and pleasant. If you go there it will be your desire to go there again and again. Very nice and unforgettable scene of sun set. I want to go there again and enjoy happy moments of life.

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Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room, Beverly Hills CA, USA : Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room is such a cozy lounge with really friendly bartenders! They have three levels of drinks vampire, Dracula and one other with each level up increasing in quality. The person I was with agreed with me that the vampire level was great! It is a small place but there are a ton of large mirrors hanging on the wall which makes the place feel much more spacious than it is while keeping the place super cozy and comfortable. I was not sure if I should come here because of the name but they have a lot of award winning wines, so, it was worth it and I do not regret it.

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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort Solvang, CA : Girls at the Grill for girl grilling fun, a weekend stay at the Alisal Ranch & Resort with the BBQ Bootcamp package is a great choice for barbecue connoisseurs who want to cook and eat. The bootcamp offers grilling workshops, use of spices and rubs and a take home book for recipes. But barbecue isn't the only thing offered at the luxury western resort. There’s a beautiful spa with options such as a de-stress massage, margarita body scrub and oxygen facial. Breakfast is served with a horseback or hay ride, history and a delicious array of foods. But don’t leave without taking a stroll through the lush vineyard and sipping the vast variety of wines.

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : I loved this salon which we just kind of stumbled upon one day. It is in the Stratosphere hotel and it is a very feel-at-home, cozy salon. They offer so many things, ranging from massages to facials to waxings. My friends and I came here and did one of their packages. It was inexpensive and an enjoyable, relaxing time.

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Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas NV, USA : Monte Carlo Hotel Casino is seriously one of the best hotels in Las Vegas on the strip and the best deal you can probably get! It is absolutely gorgeous at every turn with the best spa facilities on the strip. Every thing about this hotel is beautiful, from the casino, to the rooms, and the restaurants; even the public restrooms are gorgeous! Since it is on the strip, you have easy access to all the nearby hotels and attractions. With its gorgeous spas, awesome casino, amazing room and great restaurants and ease of access to other nearby attractions, It is a no brainer to check out the Monte Carlo. You have got to do it now!

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Boston, MA, United States : I’m a little biased because I go here, but Boston University Theatre has one of the best acting conservatories in the world and our shows are almost always free. If you like funky, contemporary plays or would just like to see young actors and years from now say, “I remember when…” this is a great spot. The school boasts such alum as Geena Davis, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Alexander but has also turned out some of the leading members of theater and film communities across the world. At any given week we can have as many as 5 shows running in black box spaces on campus or large stages all over town.

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Manchester, VT, United States : Equinox Resort and Spa is one of the most beautiful places you will ever see in the fall with over 1,300 acres of the most beautiful hills and trees imaginable. You can go for a hike, ride horses, bike, kayak, fly-fish, play tennis, attend archery school or even attend the Off-Road Driving School where you drive a Land Rover through the hills. And Equinox’s Avanyu Spa, lap pool and fitness facilities are first-rate. And if you like to golf, Gleneagles Golf Course has been named to the "best in Vermont" list by both Golf Digest and Golfweek. Truly breathtaking- what better way to get centered than to reconnect with nature?

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : Tao Nightclub Las Vegas is in the Venetian hotel/casino. Get Bottle service with promoter, not Tao staff. We booked with Tao directly and I had to negotiate down to $1,100+ service= $1,400 for 2 bottles of Grey Goose (for 14 girls). Then, we ran into a promoter in Vegas who instead got us a $450 bottle with 1 free bottle, totaling $700 after service. The area where our table was located (upper level) had this great elevated space at the back of the booth where we danced all night. Bottle service gets you a table and the bottles and mixers. We figured it was worth it because if we were all ordering $18 drinks we'd spend that much anyway and this way we get the table (Much Better with a table!) The venue- -Very loud DJ, your ears will ring the next day -AMAZING special effects from lasers to confetti to this bubble/foam sprinkling down, to mostly naked Asian models bathing in rose petal tubs.. -Throughout the night there were a few DJ's spinning house music -The dance floor is extremely packed

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Las Vegas, NV, United States : I've been to Touch of Las Vegas day spa a couple of times and I recommend it if you don't have the time or money to spend at Qua (the BEST spa ever!) come here and you get a facial, mani/pedi, brazilian or even ear candling which was new to me but was a nice experience

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Empire, MI, United States : Cottonwood Inn Mi is a charming retreat in the beautiful town of Holland, MI. We loved our stay here. The staff is so friendly and the breakfast was amazing!. It's the perfect place to relax, I feel so recharged. Holland offers plenty to do. We spent two days on the beach and enjoyed a day of shopping and didn't have enough time to stop at all the shops! The downtown is true Norman Rockwell-esque with lots of shops, boutiques, and eateries. We'd love to return to Cottonwood Inn again.

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Chesaning, MI, United States : My sister’s Winter wedding was a surprise and challenge for her recommended planner; me. Fortunately, I was able to find warm, comfort for her bridesmaids to be Winter Wedding Retreat at Cropping Daze Retreat, a quaint little bed and breakfast for creative minds to meet for scrapbooking fun and relaxation. Cold outside, but the roaring fireplace kept our toes warm and toasty. It felt like a sleepover with mom; warm milk and homemade cookies before bed, home cooked meals that made us all prepare for a final fitting and popcorn with a movie ready at any moment. Between being pampered with various massages; my favorite was the warm foot scrub massage and comfy room accommodations I’m surprised we were able to create the reminder scrapbook wedding gift for the blushing bride. Book early in the year, they fill up QUICK.

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Miami Beach, FL, United States : Mansion Nightclub Miami is a huge nightclub and has great performers and a badass sound system. They've got Lyra, this cube thing hanging from the ceiling, and the costumes were OUTSTANDING. If you're a girl don't pay to get in. There are plenty of promoters on the street that will give you a wristband. Also, don't come with guys- They will wait in line. And they always let the best-dressed in first. If you don't dress up you'll wait in line no matter how hot you think you look. And the line gets LOOONG.... Ladies, walk right up to the VIP section and hope that you're up to their standards to get in. Much more space in the VIP section and you can dance on the platforms for even more room and rest your feet on the seats if you need to.

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Branson, MO, United States : Big Cedar Lodge has it all: Luxury rooms and cabins, stunning views of the lake, relaxing spas and championship golfing. Everything at this lodge is spectacular and there is something for everyone to enjoy. Located only 10 minutes from Branson you can have the tranquility of the mountains and the nightlife of the city.

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Indiana Dunes is an amazing state park on Lake Michigan. Lots of activities from sunbathing, hiking biking, fishing and camping. There are also lots of accommodations and restaurants nearby if camping is not your thing. Overall, there is an activity for everyone here and it’s an excellent place to relax for the weekend.