Eco-friendly luxury hotel specials

/ Source: Sherman's Travel

Book by: ASAP
Travel by: Through Dec. 31

The deal
Want to get outside for a little adventure this fall? Fortunately, nature lovers no longer need to rough it to enjoy a scenic retreat in the great outdoors. Instead, try one of these exceptional green getaway specials currently available from Fairmont Hotels. Choose from these exciting eco-adventure packages in New York City and Whistler, B.C., or visit to learn about additional luxury hotel deals.

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in breathtaking British Colombia, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler has 550 elegantly furnished guestrooms and amenities that include an award-winning onsite spa and Audubon-certified golf course. From gondola rides to guided mountain biking and fishing excursions, guests can explore the resort’s stunning alpine surroundings with an exciting range of seasonal activities. For a luxury adventure with unbeatable savings, we suggest the Green with Envy package. Available throughout 2009, this special offer includes nightly accommodation with daily breakfast and one $90 credit per room towards any mountain excursion. Rates start at approximately $130/night and include a donation to the Whistler Bear Society.

Combine a stay at the landmark Plaza Hotel in New York City with a walking tour of America’s first public park. Designed in 1858 by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, Central Park’s remarkable features include spectacular woodlands and architectural sites within 843 acres of historic parkland. Led by renowned Central Park Conservancy historian and photographer Sarah Cedar Miller, your evening tour will visit the park’s most photogenic locales and discuss current conservation issues and park history. Package rates start at $1,495/night from now through December 31.
The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.
The catch
Car rentals not included. Reduce your carbon footprint by renting a hybrid.

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