All Welk Resorts’ properties are ready to Welkome owners and guests to their home away from home this holiday season. Through Welk’s INSPIRED For You™ program, all properties offer curated daily activities at the resorts and their surrounding areas.
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (PRWEB) December 11, 2019
This winter, travelers dreaming of a white Christmas can visit Welk Resorts’ new mountain lodge, The Ranahan at Welk Resorts, or its popular lodges in Lake Tahoe, Calif. and Branson, Mo. For those whose idea of ‘merry and bright’ means sunshine and palm trees, Welk Resorts’ warm weather escapes bring holiday fun to sunny San Diego and Palm Springs, Calif. and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. All Welk Resorts’ properties are ready to Welkome owners and guests to their home away from home this holiday season.
Through Welk’s INSPIRED For You™ program, all properties offer curated daily activities at the resorts and their surrounding areas, ranging from a Winter Wonderland festival -- complete with snow play, Santa and real reindeer – an Elf tuck-in program with story and holiday treats; chocolate making workshops; and a Christmas-themed musical show.
Welk Resorts San Diego
Situated on 450 acres among the boulder-strewn hills of San Diego’s North County, Welk’s flagship resort hosts the 4th annual Winter Wonderland festival on Sat., Dec. 14 and Sun., Dec. 15. This two-day event boasts mountains of man-made snow, festive arts and crafts activities, snow tubing, live entertainment, food trucks, full bar - complete with hot toddies - photos with Santa and real reindeer! Admission tickets start at $25 for adults and $18 for children 3 - 12; free for children 3 years and younger.
The popular annual event is expected to sell-out. For a VIP experience, families can book Welk Resorts’ Frosty’s Family Special which includes a one-night stay for four people, VIP admissions and wristbands for four, front of the line access, collectible ornament and Welk Elf Tuck-in with a bedtime story. The package starts at $134, subject to availability and terms and conditions apply, including a guided tour or Owner update to qualify. To book, call (888) 339-4742.
Also on property, the Welk Resort Theatre, an award-winning Broadway-style theatre with more than 300 seats, will feature daytime Emmy-Award winning soap star from Days of Our Lives, Eric Martsolf. Martsolf stars in Welkome Home for the Holidays!, a family-friendly musical celebration of traditional songs blended with modern influences to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. The show runs to Dec. 29 on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Learn more at http://www.welkresorts.com/san-diego/theatre.
Welk Resorts Lake Tahoe
Northstar Lodge, located at the base of the world-renowned Northstar California ski area in Truckee, California, is a ski-in/ski-out resort, complete with its own unique, pulse-driven gondola. Nearby, One Village Place by Welk Resorts is situated right in the heart of the renowned Village at Northstar. Both properties offer luxurious, alpine-chic accommodations with ranch-style interiors and easy access to outdoor adventures all year.
Winter brings some of the greatest powder on earth to the Sierras. Guests at both resorts can make the most of the fresh snow by taking thrilling rides down the slopes on skis or snowboards with easy, ski-in/ski-out access at Northstar Village. Travelers can enjoy the mountain scenery on a snowshoeing or dog-sledding adventure, partake in snow play and sledding fun, Après-ski and s’ mores by roaring firepits, and go ice-skating in an outdoor rink with live music in the Village.
Welk Resorts Palm Springs
Desert Oasis by Welk Resorts underwent part of a multi-million-dollar renovation in 2019, which will continue through 2020. Located just outside of Palm Springs in Cathedral City, Calif., the property is surrounded by breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
Even with year-round sunshine, travelers can still get in the holiday spirit after taking a swim in one of the resort’s pools or playing a round of golf at the adjacent, championship Cathedral Canyon Golf and Tennis Club. The Living Desert zoo transforms for the season with themed animal encounters, hot chocolate, carousel rides and Santa appearances. There is also the annual Festival of Lights Parade on Palm Canyon Drive Dec. 7 with holiday-themed floats and Gingerbread Lane in La Quinta, which has a 3-acre winter wonderland ready to explore that is festively decorated with twinkle lights galore.
Welk Resorts Branson
Nestled in the breathtaking Ozarks are The Lodges at Timber Ridge in Branson, Mo. This first-class destination resort offers spacious, luxury vacation lodge rentals, on-premise dining, mini-golf, game room and a world-class theatre.
After some holiday crafting, guests can go to Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas festival, with millions of lights covering the city, two live Christmas shows, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, and the Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade. Travelers can see the snowy Ozark Mountains by taking a ride on The Branson Scenic Railway's Polar Express Train Ride, based on “The Polar Express” film. Like the original story, hot chocolate and cookies are given out to each passenger. Santa will be there reading parts of the book during the train ride.
Welk Resorts Cabo San Lucas
For a unique gift idea, travelers can give the gift of making memories together by taking advantage of a 4-night getaway for the price of three nights to Sirena del Mar by Welk Resorts in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (tour of the property required for this price). Book here: http://www.welkresorts.com/cabo-san-lucas. This luxurious 7-acre resort is perched on the cliffs of the Baja peninsula, with a view of the Sea of Cortez and famous El Arco rock formation. The oceanfront resort blends rustic charm with the elegance of contemporary Mexico.
The resort offers beach and ocean activities including a sunset boat cruise with breathtaking views of El Arco, Cabo-style entertainment, dinner and dancing; a snorkel trip to nearby sandy beaches with crystal-clear reefs; or try your hand at a Mexican cooking class and ceramic painting with a local artisan.
Welk Resorts Breckenridge
The all-new Ranahan by Welk Resorts is now accepting reservations and ready for guests to enjoy skiing and snowboarding season in historic Breckenridge, Colo. Located on six acres of a scenic bend in the Blue River, The Ranahan is two hours from the Denver International Airport and minutes from the world-class Breckenridge Ski Resort. The ranch-inspired property features native stone and timber construction, with spacious one- and two-bedroom units, each including a kitchen, living room, dining area, balcony or patio, and fireplace. The property includes an indoor/outdoor pool and hot tubs, state-of-the-art fitness center, ski valet (winter) and bike valet (summer), and on-site access to river and bike path. Book your Colorado ski vacation now at http://www.welkresorts.com/breckenridge.
Travelers to Breckenridge will discover an adventurous, passionate mountain community that feels historic yet timeless, with one of the largest historic districts in Colorado, an award-winning art district, and world-class ski resort. Renowned for the welcoming spirit and friendly character of their locals, the town as more than 200 restaurants, bars, and shops, and numerous activities and events during the holiday season.
About Welk Resorts
Welk Resorts got its start in 1964 when beloved television bandleader Lawrence Welk bought a motel and nine-hole golf course north of San Diego. Married for 61 years, Welk and his wife Fern knew that one of the best ways to stay healthy and build family bonds was through the shared experience of vacations. Today, Welk Resorts continues to be majority family-owned and has grown to seven quality vacation resorts in California, Colorado, Missouri and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In addition, Welk Resorts’ Owners have access to the RCI Exchange Portfolio of over 4,300 resorts in 110 countries, and its Platinum Points Owners can also book vacations at a portfolio of 16 additional U.S.-based luxury vacation resorts through the Experiences Collection by Welk Resorts.
Welk Resorts is led by Welk’s grandson, CEO Jon Fredricks, who honors his grandfather’s legacy every day by developing and operating quality vacation resorts that keep people connected to those they care most about through shared experiences and memories. For more, visit http://www.welkresorts.com.