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Couples Can Hibernate in ‘Rustic Romance’

With cool southern air
encouraging romantic encounters, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds
Plantation—located 75 miles east of Atlanta—entices couples to heat
things up with the “Rustic Romance” package, offering activities from a
secluded lakeside dinner under a blanket of stars to southern-inspired spa
treatments, starting at $325* per evening from Nov. 21, 2004 to March 17,
2005. “Rustic Romance” at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge Four Days/Three Nights Starting
at $325* per evening, Nov. 21, 2004 - March 17, 2005—Lakeview
Accommodations—In-room Butler-drawn Bath—Personal Chiminea Bonfire
Dinner—Rose Petal Turndown—Southern Belle Cocktails—Signature
Massage for Two

Posed in front of a personal chiminea bonfire, pairs rest lakeside in
adirondack chairs while enjoying a private dinner of southern cuisine
accompanied by a bottle of chilled champagne, assorted truffles and
chocolate- covered strawberries. Dinner sweetly concludes with
old-fashioned s’mores given a sophisticated twist—homemade shortbread
cookies, chocolate crisp wafers, oversized pink and white marshmallows and
chocolate choices. Following dinner, starry-eyed couples snuggle beneath a
chenille blanket while listening to the serenades of nature.

Charming evenings come to a close with a butler-drawn bath set to the
ideal temperature with fragrant herbs and subtle oils. A rose petal
turndown with flowers sprinkled across Frette linens invite guests into
king-sized feather beds with goose down pillows.

Days begin with a sunrise stroll through lakeside trails accompanied by a
thermos of freshly prepared hot chocolate keeping bodies warm on chilly

Togetherness continues with signature massages at the Mobil Four-star,
award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa, ranked No. 4 on the list of “Top Resort
Spas in the United States” by Travel + Leisure. Aromatic oils scented in
arnica, lavender and sandalwood, coupled with the healing hands promote
relaxation through an 85 minute-long, full body massage. Both guests may
linger a little longer at the sauna, steam room, whirlpool or the 60-foot
indoor heated lap pool.