Waterville Valley is offering women-only ski events at various times through the 2008-09 season as easy and fun getaways for ladies to hit the slopes with their friends.
Ski and Spa Gal's Getaway is a mix and match special that can be customized for a group of skiing and non-skiing gal friends who can choose to ski all day or spa, dine out and hit the movies, or graze on free appetizers and then dine out. Activities center on Waterville Valley's Town Square.
The Getaways start at $73 per person per night, and include lodging in a premium condominium at Town Square, half hour massage or an all day lift ticket per person, $15 certificate for beads and supplies at I Dream of Beading, $15 certificate towards a class or anytime activity at I Dream of Beading, complimentary appetizer at one of Town Square's restaurants, bottle of wine, free movies to watch during your stay, access to the White Mountain Athletic Club with its indoor pool, steam rooms, saunas, and Jacuzzis.
The packages are available any day through Dec. 18, 2008 excluding Nov. 28-30, and any midweek day Jan. 2 through Jan. 30, 2009, excluding Jan. 18.
Cost is $85 per person, per night, double occupancy in a one-bedroom condominium or $73 per person, per night, quad occupancy in a 3 bedroom condominium.
Reservations can be made right online or by calling the Town Square Condominiums at (888) 462-9887.
Waterville also offers Women's Ski Retreats, run by top instructor Pam Gould, designed to build confidence and competence for skiers and riders of all ability.
A three-day Mid Week Retreat is Jan. 12-14, and costs $275, including instruction, wine and cheese party, and farewell lunch. Lift tickets are not included.
Two-day Weekend Retreats are Jan. 31-Feb. 1, and Feb. 7-8, and cost $200 for two days of coaching. Lift tickets are not included.
Advance reservations are encouraged but not required. Call the Waterville Valley Snowsports Desk at (603) 236-8311, Ext. 3136.