updated 12/17/2009 10:04:05 AM ET 2009-12-17T15:04:05

Book by: January 1

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Travel by: January 4

The deal
Ring in the New Year Texas-style at the deluxe Horseshoe Bay Resort. Everything is bigger in the Lone Star State — the celebrations and even the discounts!

The resort is offering ShermansTravel.com readers an outstanding exclusive deal that will have them welcoming “Twenty-Ten” in style without reaching deep into their pockets.

From December 30 through January 4, guests can stay at this scenic Texas Hill Country resort for $99/night and make use of both the 50 percent golf discount, as well as the 30 percent spa discount.

Those looking to partake in the New Year’s Eve festivities at the resort can do so for just $100 per person. This fee includes:

•    Open bar from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
•    New Year’s Eve buffet
•    Live music
•    Party favors
•    Photo booth
•    Wii console
•    Balloon drop
•    Champagne toast
•    Midnight snack

For $75 per child, Horseshoe Bay Resort also has separate parties for kids, tweens, and teens which also last until 1 a.m., so you don’t need to worry about hiring a babysitter.

About the resort: The Horseshoe Bay Resort is located on the shores of Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in Texas Hill Country, less than an hour from Austin and features 54 holes of world-class championship golf, a luxurious and refreshing spa, tennis courts, as well as a private airport. In 2006, the property was named one of the Best Golf Resorts by Golf Magazine. Moreover, the Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott Hotel contains 385 guestrooms (117 suites), all of which boast soft linens and floor-to-ceiling windows.

The dollars
Rates are based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Aspirin for hangovers not included.

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