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Kick back at a 4-star hotel nestled in Santa Barbara's wine county for £71 (US$110) per night Sundays-Thursdays until 31 May. This package slashes 60% off current pricing.
Hotel Corque, recipient of TripAdvisor's 2012 Certificate of Excellence, boasts a AAA 4-Diamond restaurant and 360-degree views of the Santa Ynez Valley.
Guests can ride the free shuttle to the nearby Chumash Casino for a free buffet lunch for two (worth £19/US$30). As an added perk, the hotel gifts guests two-for-one wine tasting vouchers, good at area tasting rooms.
Set in a storybook location, Solvang is a 45-minute drive from Santa Barbara. Cobblestone sidewalks wind through the quaint town reminiscent of a Danish village. Windmills rise above mom-and-pop shops, art galleries and bakeries serving traditional sweets like butter cookies and Danish waffles.
Not available: 26 May