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S unshine is on the itinerary at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where the AAA Five Diamond resort is celebrating its 25th anniversary with terrific activities for the entire family. Winter begins with the “Christmas at the Princess” festival with a 65,000-light musical tree, an all-new Desert Ice Holiday Rink and the Princess Express Train taking guests through a magnificent holiday Lagoon Lights display, November 27, 2012-January 6, 2013. The New Year brings Scottsdale’s signature events including the Fiesta Bowl, Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament and baseball during Cactus League Spring Training.

At the resort, relaxation is the name of the game with five pools, 200-foot waterslides lined by shady cabanas with all the luxuries, lagoon fishing, world-class tennis, championship golf at the TPC Scottsdale and a healthful retreat to the new Well & Being at Willow Stream Spa. As the sun sets, award-winning restaurants take center stage with 240 tequilas at La Hacienda by Richard Sandoval or savoring an exquisite butter-poached Wagyu at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak.

The “Sip, Savor & Celebrate Package” is splashed with sensational savings, starting at $249 per night with a $100 daily credit for dining, spa or tennis, based on availability through April 30, 2013. For details, call 480.585.4848 or visit

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