Tourcrafters gives you the option of celebrating Thanksgiving away from the family


LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois – Celebrate Thanksgiving away from family obligations with TourCrafters’ 5-night/6-day golfing vacation at La Cala, a 1,000-acre golf resort on Spain’s sun-splashed Costa del Sol. The package costs US$1,179, per person, double occupancy, for a Sunday, November 20 departure from New York, and includes air fare, round-trip airport transfers, 5 nights’ accommodation at La Cala Resort, 5 buffet breakfasts, a welcome cocktail, and a gala dinner with drinks and a tournament prize-giving ceremony.

For the golfing half of the couple, the package also covers 4 days of golf with a shared golf cart — including 3 days of Stableford Tournament play — 3 days’ picnic lunch basket, and 3 days of thermal circuit/spa experience. For the non-golfing companion, the package also covers 3 days of light lunch with drinks, 4 days of thermal circuit/spa experience, plus 2 massages and 1 other beauty treatment.

La Cala Resort boasts a charming 5-star hotel, a luxury spa, a club house, and three — count them: three – 18-hole golf courses. It is just outside Mijas on the “Sun Coast,” 20 minutes from glamorous Marbella and 30 minutes from the Malaga Airport. Optional car rentals and/or excursions to points of interest in Andalusia (the Alhambra!) are available.

The prices quoted are subject to availability and do not include fuel surcharges of US$420 per person, airport taxes, tips, and personal expenses. Reservations must be paid for within 72 hours of booking. Add-on air fares are US$45 from Washington, DC and Chicago, US$90 from Miami, and US$225 from Los Angeles.

For additional information, log onto and click Spain. For reservations, call 800-482-5995. A similar golf package with car rental, but without the Stableford Tournament, will be available throughout the winter season.