updated 1/20/2010 9:46:18 AM ET 2010-01-20T14:46:18

Book by: January 31, 2010

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Travel by: December 31, 2010

The deal
The year has just begun, but the winter is nowhere near its grand finale. Shake off the shivers, grab your significant other, and leave the in-laws behind. Carefree Resort & Villas in sunny Scottsdale, Ariz., along with Travel by Spa Week, are presenting their decadent Spa & Golf Getaway Package for Two at less than $600 per person!

With a booking window through Jan. 31 (travel by Dec. 31), this knock-out bargain is just $1,195 (priced originally at $1,547, sans meal value) and includes the following:

  • 3-night accommodations (worth as much as $597)
  • Half-day Carefree Spa Package for two, which includes massage therapies, skin care, aromatherapy, nail care, and body treatments (originally $600)
  • 1 round of golf per person (a $250 value)
  • Sonoran desert adventure in a hummer, ATV, or on horseback (valued at $100)
  • All meals

About the resort
Situated in the Valley of the Sun and on the edge of Tonto National Forest, Carefree Resort & Villas is a remote Scottsdale oasis, 2,500 feet above sea level, sheltered by Southwestern architecture and panorama views of a profound stretch of desert at the foothills of Black Mountain. Bide your time playing golf on the 18-hole championship course, exploring the ancient Western town of Carefree, or getting a Liquid Sunshine facial. In addition, vacationers can go hiking or horseback riding, play tennis, and swim in one of the sparkling resort pools.

The rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access, cable TV, spacious closets and luxurious linens, balconies or patios, and a complimentary, daily newspaper. In-room dining is available.

The dollars
Room rates are based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees apply.

The catch
During the summertime, temperatures in Scottsdale can reach a scorching 100 degrees.

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