Rates & Dates: Avila Village Inn sets Wine to Waves promo By Kimberly Scholz / April 11, 2005 Share 1 -- The 30-room Avila Village Inn, which recently opened in Avila Beach, Calif., created the two-night Wine to Waves plan, valid through May 31. Wine to Waves covers accommodations in a room with a private soak tub, a wine tour and transportation to the Paso Robles or Edna Valley regions, an in-room, gourmet, deli meal after the tour and a continental breakfast-basket delivery each morning.The plan is priced from $419 per room, double, during the week or from $579 during weekends.Avila Village InnPhone: (800) 454-0840Web:www.avilavillageinn.comPorsche Cars North America and Bostons Fairmont Copley Plaza are teaming up to put pedal to the metal, offering three plans celebrating the Speed, Style and Beauty: Cars From the Ralph Lauren Collection exhibition, on display through July 3 at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA).The two-night Speed & Style package, priced from $1,450, covers accommodations in a Museum of Fine Arts suite, two tickets to the exhibit at the MFA, a private docent tour of the exhibit, a Ralph Lauren Cars welcome amenity, breakfast for two each morning and use of a Porsche Boxster for the duration of the stay.Meanwhile, the two-night Room and Zoom package, priced from $859, covers accommodations on the Fairmont Gold Floor, two tickets to the exhibition, a welcome amenity and use of a Porsche Boxster for the duration of the stay.And for the more budget-minded guests, the two-night Speed, Style and Beauty plan, priced from $269, covers accommodations in a standard guest room, two tickets to the exhibition and an exhibition amenity.The packages are available through June 26 and do not cover taxes and gratuities.Fairmont Copley PlazaPhone: (800) 441-1414Web:www.fairmont.com/copleyplazaGDSs: All systemsThe Zeboz Caribbean Resort, which opened last year in Placencia, Belize, invites clients to visit the property by offering discounted nightly rates.Accommodations in an oceanview villa start at $205 per night, double, while accommodations in an oceanfront villa start at $225 per night, double.In addition, the resort offers packages for couples and can arrange island sightseeing tours as well.Zeboz Caribbean ResortPhone: (011) 501 520-4110Web:www.zeboz.comLatour, an Isram company, is offering a nine-night trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, with departures in the spring and summer.The package is priced from $2,745 per person, double, and covers roundtrip air from Miami via Copa Air; air between Guyaquil and the Galapagos; two nights hotel accommodations in Guyaquil with breakfast daily; a seven-night, all-inclusive, Galapagos Islands cruise; and all transfers.The plan departs April 23 and 30 and Aug. 27 and Oct. 1.LatourPhone: (800) 825-0825Web:www.latour.comE-mail:email@example.comLucas & Randall created a 13-night excursion visiting the gardens of Italy, departing April 28.The Villas and Gardens of Italy plan is priced from $3,995 per person, double, and covers accommodations; daily breakfasts and most dinners, all sightseeing and entrance fees; and motorcoach transportation.The trip visits Bellagio, Florence, Rome and Venice. Featured gardens include private gardens in Tuscany and Lazio, the Villa DEste in Tivoli and villa gardens on Lake Como.Lucas & RandallPhone: (800) 505-2505Web:www.lucasandrandall.comThe Crescent, Beverly Hills is offering the comeONCE and comeTWICE plans for guests looking to get away for either one night or two nights.The comeONCE plan, priced at $189 per room, features overnight accommodations and breakfast for two. Meanwhile, comeTWICE is priced at $449 for two nights accommodations and breakfast and dinner for two. Taxes and gratuities are not included in the package prices.The Crescent, Beverly HillsPhone: (310) 247-0505Web:www.crescentbh.comGDSs: All systemsThe Handlery Union Square Hotel is offering the Explore San Francisco plan for clients who want to see the city like natives.The package, valid April through October, includes one nights accommodations for two, a pocket city guide to the city and two adult tickets for the Local Tastes of the City tour.Local Tastes of the City is a walking tour led by natives that includes food, history and the culture of San Francisco. Clients can choose from China Town, North Beach or Fishermans Wharf tours.The plan is priced at $249 per room with accommodations in the Historic section of the hotel or at $269 per room with accommodations in the Club section. Children under age 14 can stay in the same room for free, but tickets for the walking tour are additional.Handlery Union Square HotelPhone: (800) 995-HUSHWeb:www.handlery.comThrough Aug. 31, three Paris-area properties under the Starwood Hotels & Resorts umbrella are offering U.S. travel agents 20% commission.The hotels are the 168-room Hotel Prince de Galles Paris, part of the Luxury Collection; the 254-room Hotel Sheraton Paris Airport; and the 192-room Trianon Palace, a Westin property in Versailles.Bookings must be made and completed by Aug. 31.Hotel Prince de Galles ParisPhone: (011) 33-1 5323-7895E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgHotel Sheraton Paris AirportPhone: (011) 33-1 4910-7470E-mail:email@example.comTrianon PalacePhone: (011) 33-1 3084 5053E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgFor women looking for a place to get away from their jobs, kids, husbands or life, the Pan Pacific Whistler (B.C.) Mountainside offers the Desperate Housewives package.Valid May 1 through Nov. 23, the plan covers overnight accommodations in a deluxe, valleyview studio.Included are a manicure for each guest at the hotels Vital Spirit Spa, breakfast; movie passes, a welcome basket, guaranteed late checkout at 1 p.m. and an upgrade to mountainview accommodations when available.The plan is priced at about $254 per room, double.Pan Pacific Whistler MountainsidePhone: (888) 905-9995Web:www.panpacific.comGDSs: All systemsThe Hotel Jerome is promoting the Adieu for Two plan, a year-round getaway for two people looking to travel to Aspen, Colo., together, whether they are two girlfriends catching up, two friends reconnecting or two guys in search of some male bonding.Adieu for Two includes accommodations with two beds for three nights and daily full breakfast in the hotels Jacobs Corner Restaurant.The package also includes the choice of a one-hour, in-room massage or a one-hour massage at the Aspen Club & Spa for each guest and a three-course dinner for two in one of the resorts participating restaurants.In addition, during the winter, guests have the choice of lift tickets, showshoeing or cross country skiing. In the summer, guests have the choice of a fly-fishing tour, mountain biking or a round of golf.The package is priced from $1,875 per room, double, through Nov. 23.Hotel JeromePhone: (800) 331-7213Web:www.hoteljerome.comGDSs: All systemsMayflower Park Hotel, in conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum, is offering the Black Sun in Seattle package.The plan commemorates the works of Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi, whose work will be on display at the Seattle Art Museums Special Exhibition Gallery at its downtown location from June 9 to Sept. 5.The Black Sun in Seattle plan includes classic or deluxe accommodations, two Hotel Priority Fast-Track tickets to the exhibit (allowing guests to bypass lines) and a gift box of Noguchi postcards.The plan is priced $189 for classic accommodations, $209 for deluxe accommodations.Mayflower Park HotelPhone: (800) 426-5100 or (206) 623-8700Web:www.mayflowerpark.comGDSs: All systemsAt El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa in Taos, N.M., the property will mark the longest day of the year with the Summer Soulstice Getaway, in which guests can partake in the special events the resort is offering.The Summer Soulstice Getaway, valid June 17 through 21, includes lectures on health and wellness, a sweat lodge and other Native American-inspired offerings, special menus at the resorts restaurant and various music and dance sessions.The Summer Soulstice Getaway is offered at no additional cost above standard seasonal guest room rates, which start at $395 per night, double.The resort is set upon four acres of gardens and streams in the Sangre de Cristo foothills.El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & SpaPhone: (800) 828-8267Web:www.elmontesagrado.comTo submit an item for Rates & Dates, send e-mail to email@example.com.