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Program #12315RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
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Start of Program
Feb 27, 2014
San Diego, CA. The program will begin at 10:00 AM in a private room of the Courtyard Marriott. Please check hotel information board for room assignment.
You will be staying at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel that night.
Location: San Diego, California
Nearest airport: San Diego Airport (SAN).
Transportation to site: Private shuttles or taxi cabs are the best means of transportation for your pick up from the airport, the bus or train stations, or SAN parking lot to the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, where the program will start. - Super Shuttle. Price Per Person One Way: Approx $14.00 for reservations made by phone, 800-258-3826 or $12.00 online, supershuttle.com. Please call one day in advance to schedule your pick up from the airport. - Taxi cabs. Price Per Cab One Way: Approx $20.00. Taxi cabs may be found right outside the airport terminal. It is the easiest transfer method. DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH: • Take I-5 S. • Merge onto I-8 E via EXIT 20 toward EL CENTRO • Take the HOTEL CIRCLE exit, EXIT 4A • Turn LEFT onto HOTEL CIRCLE SOUTH • Courtyard Marriott is on the RIGHT FROM SOUTH: • Take I-5 N. • Merge onto I-8 E. • Take the HOTEL CIRCLE exit, EXIT 4A • Turn LEFT onto HOTEL CIR S. • Courtyard Marriott is on the RIGHT Participants may leave their cars at the hotel at no additional charge.

End of Program
Mar 6, 2014
At approximately 12:00 noon in San Diego, CA. Drop off at San Diego Airport & at the Courtyard Marriott on 595 Hotel Circle Dr. So. Please DO NOT book flights before 2:00 PM.
You will be staying at the Las Rosas, Hotel & Spa the night before.
Location: San Diego, California
Transportation to site: Because we want your travels to be as comfortable as possible, we will transport the group from Las Rosas Hotel & Spa back to San Diego. Drop off locations will be at the Courtyard Marriott in San Diego or the San Diego Airport. To reach the airport from the Courtyard Marriott, please use the same suggestions as above.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located, less than 10 minutes from the airport, down town Gaslamp Quarters, Hillcrest neighborhood, Balboa Park and Old Town. Fully renovated in 2009. Taxis readily available upon request.

Contact info:
595 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108 USA
phone: 619-291-5720
web: www.courtyardsd.com

Room amenities: Large, ergonomic desk with no-glare lighting, ergonomic desk chair, armchair, complimentary WiFi, 32" HDTV with premium channels, pay-per-view movies, stunning bathrooms, hair dryer, coffee maker, refrigerator, ...and more.

Facility amenities: 137 spacious contemporary all amenities guest rooms. GoBoard touch screen with weather, news, etc, at your fingertips. Meeting/event spaces. Lounge with personal booths wired for Internet and with personal LCD TVs. Bistro. Full-service bar. Outdoor heated pool and spa. Fitness room. Basic market with snacks, beverages and sundries. Valet dry cleaning, coin-operated laundry. Boarding pass printing kiosk. Safe deposit boxes at front desk.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx $110.00
Please make pre and post-program reservations directly with hotel by calling : Carissa Knapp at (619) 481 5887..

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: This peaceful, pastel colored hotel located on a rocky coast of the Pacific Ocean, is strategically designed to offer a breathtaking ocean view from all the rooms.

Contact info:
Tijuana-Ensenada Road
Ensenada, Mexico
phone: +52 646 174 4310
web: www.lasrosas.com

Room amenities: Phone, cable TV, high speed internet, iron, hair dryer and room service.

Facility amenities: Las Rosas Hotel & Spa has a total of 47 rooms -all with balcony and ocean view-, restaurant, bar, infinity pool, jacuzzi, SPA and laundry services.

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

Elevator: Yes


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.8
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