Lake Tahoe`s Mountainside Resort - Rejuvenating Spa Packages

For travelers in search of a relaxing getaway in an
alpine setting, the mountainside Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe offers
two rejuvenating spa packages starting at $165 per person. Providing guests
with north Lake Tahoe`s largest selection of spa services, the Spa at Squaw
Creek features the latest in spa and wellness techniques set against the
natural rustic backdrop of Squaw Valley.

The resort caters to travelers by customizing their itineraries through the
resort`s exclusive Spa FlexiPlan. With the Spa FlexiPlan, guests have the
option to interchange their spa credit, which is the value of one
package-priced spa treatment and apply that value towards other resort
services and amenities. Options include food and beverage credit at any of
the resort`s premium restaurants such as the award-winning Glissandi;
Ristorante Montagna; Bullwhacker`s Pub; Cascades or Sweet Potatoes Deli; or
credit towards any retail purchase at the resort`s specialty shops,
including Squaw Creek Sports; Mountain Munchkins; Imprints or Sweet Potatoes

Value Season Spa Package. The Value Season Spa Package provides guests
traveling to the resort this spring and fall with a luxurious spa experience
at an affordable price. The package is $165 per person, based upon double
occupancy and includes one night`s luxury accommodations and one of the
following spa treatments: Swedish massage, pedicure or European facial. The
Value Season Spa Package is valid April 29 through June 16, 2002 and
September 23 through December 12, 2002.

High Season Spa Package. The High Season Spa Package caters to winter and
summer guests with one night`s luxury accommodations and one of the
following spa treatments: Swedish massage, pedicure or European facial. The
package is available Sunday through Thursday and is $176 per person, based
upon double occupancy. Weekend packages are available for $206 per person,
based upon double occupancy. The High Season Spa Package is offered through
April 28 and June 17 through September 22, 2002.

The Spa at Squaw Creek features eight massage rooms and two body treatment
rooms.  Guests may unwind in the Spa`s warming room before and after
treatments while hydrating with freshly chilled cucumber or orange water.
Tea and energizing snacks are also offeredwhile enjoying the stunning views
of the valley and mountainside. Visitors who take advantage of either spa
package select from the following three treatments: - Swedish Massage: A 50-minute, relaxing full body massage that improves
circulation, eases muscle aches and tension, removes built-up toxins,
reduces stress and creates a feeling of total well-being. Pedicure: Guests are pampered with a pedicure and skin-softening paraffin
foot mask. European Facial: A trained esthetician analyzes skin type and texture,
then proceeds with a customized 50-minute, traditional facial.


The Resort at Squaw Creek, ideally situated at the base of Squaw Valley USA,
home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, features 403 luxury rooms, five distinct
restaurants, 33,000 square feet of meeting space, a luxury spa and
full-service salon, exclusive boutique shopping, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, a
year-round heated swimming pool and Mountain Buddiesä, a fully-supervised
children`s program.  Guests can enjoy unlimited recreation, including the
resort`s exclusive on-property chair lift providing access to Squaw Valley`s
4,000 acres of world-class skiing and boarding, a cross-country ski center,
ice skating, sleigh rides, dog sled tours, snowshoeing and sledding in the
winter. Summer activities range from golf and hiking to biking, tennis,
fly-fishing, river rafting, and horse back riding in the summer.

For room reservations or more information, call (800) 401-9501, or visit

The Resort at Squaw Creek is managed by Benchmark Hospitality, an
international hospitality management company based in The Woodlands, Texas.
Benchmark Hospitality operates luxury resorts, hotels, spas, golf clubs and
conference centers throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and Southeast
Asia.  For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional
information, access Benchmark`s Web site at