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5 Days | 4 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 12 total, 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Best Western Ocean Villa: Port Aransas, Texas, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located approximately 2 1/2 blocks from Gulf beach and close to shops and restaurants.

Contact info:
400 E. Ave. G
Port Aransas, TX 78373 USA
phone: 361-749-3010
web: bestwesterntexas.com/hotels/best-western-ocean-villa/

Room amenities: Standard, well-appointed rooms with 2 queen beds. Guest Room Amenities: •Cable satellite television •In-room movies HBO •Free local calls under 30 minutes •Free long distance access •Data ports •Wake-up calls •AM/FM alarm clock •Hairdryer •Iron, ironing board •Coffee/tea maker •Refrigerator •Microwave •Desk/work area •Electronic key card locks •Cribs available •Rollaway beds available •Air-conditioning •Free wireless internet access available in public areas, and all guest rooms •Complimentary newspaper available at front desk

Facility amenities: Hotel Amenities: •Outdoor pool •Game room •Safe deposit box •Ice/vending machines •Public areas accessible by physically challenged •Braille coded exit ways •Access ramps •Free parking •Meeting facilities •Fax services •Photocopy services •High-speed Internet access •Exterior corridor •Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events •Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hard wired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hard wired for internet access Breakfast. •Continental breakfast • choice of breads • cereal • fruit • eggs • yogurt • juice • and hot items.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly for price
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make these reservations for you.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call hotel directly for price
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make these reservations for you.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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4 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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