Fairmont Grand Del Mar

The Fairmont Grand Del Mar, near San Diego, is an absolutely gorgeous resort with a Mediterranean feel, old-world charm, and modern conveniences. It's grand and elegant on every level, but at the same time comfortable and welcoming. Here's what I loved the most:

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Hotel ReviewsKristen Nix
Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage

Looking for an easy and perfect weekend getaway to Palm Springs? Then head to the Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, a classic and luxurious mountaintop gem with magnificent desert views of the Coachella Valley below.

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Chileno Bay Resort & Residences

Opened in 2017, and located 30 minutes from SJD Int’l Airport, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, an Auberge Resort is a modern sanctuary, located on one of Cabo’s few swimmable beaches. Here are some of the things we love most about the resort:

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Fairmont Pacific Rim

Vancouver is a beautiful city in British Columbia, where the mountains, the water and the urban landscape seem to blend together from one to the other. The city has fantastic restaurants, along with thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Some of the things we loved most about the Fairmont Pacific Rim:

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Virtuoso Online Booking Tool

Savvy travelers rejoice! Now you can have the ease of booking online AND the complimentary amenities and VIP treatment you receive as a client of Kristen Nix Travel. Virtuoso's online booking tool allows you to search upscale hotels, comparing prices and destinations, and BOOK ONLINE when you are ready to make a decision.

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Family Travel • Kids' Clubs

Kids’ Clubs at hotels and resorts can be a game-changer when traveling together as a family. Kids stay busy with fun activities and adventures, parents can enjoy some time to themselves, and everyone wins. Here are a few things to know when planning your next family vacation:

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Hyatt Privé

Brownell is a charter member of Hyatt's new and exclusive preferred partner program, Hyatt Privé. This means that as a client of Kristen Nix, Hyatt will extend value-added amenities, VIP status, access to exclusive promotions, and insider tips to you, when staying one or more nights at Park Hyatt or Andaz hotels, or when staying for two or more nights at Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, and The Unbound Collection by Hyatt.

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Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Seattle is an easy one hour flight for us, and we have escaped to this legendary city for long weekends more than a few times over the years. We have stayed at all of the top hotels, and our undisputed favorite is the Four Seasons. Here’s what we love most about this fantastic hotel.

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Andaz Scottsdale

With a super hip vibe, great pool and restaurant scenes, and a beautiful back-drop of Camelback Mountain, the Andaz Scottsdale makes the perfect spot for a weekend getaway for couples and friends. Here's what we loved the most:

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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

There's so much going on at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: six pools, two championship golf courses nearby, an innovative spa, outstanding restaurants, and grand seasonal events. There really is something for everyone. Here's what we loved the most:

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