Spring Training 2013: Scottsdale travel deals for baseball fans

Baseball fans can travel to Scottdales, Ariz. to join Major League players at their spring training Photo: Scottsdale Stadium, home to spring training

SCOTTSDALE, February 25, 2013 — Major League Baseball fans can join players from around the country in the desert paradise of Scottsdale, Ariz. during Spring Training 2013, which runs until March 30.

A few of Scottsdale’s best resorts are welcoming MLB fans with special deals that aren’t available at any other time of the year. 

Montelucia Resort & Spa www.monetlucia.com, a European-style property, is offering guests who book three nights, a free fourth during Spring Training.  Additionally, they will receive a $50 credit to the resort’s new CENTRO Lounge, where they can catch Spring Training action on the nine-panel media wall.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, a luxury resort and spa that’s built in the mountainside,is celebrating Spring Training with the “Home Run” package, which includes breakfast and goodies to enjoy at the ballpark.

Stay at the W, which is located in the heart of downtown Scottsdale. The Spring Training package includes a W Scottsdale baseball hat, a baseball for autographs, a box of Crackerjacks and bag of peanuts, complimentary transportation to Scottsdale Stadium, and two cocktails.

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is one of Scottsdale’s most family-oriented properties.  It is home to the new Kierland FlowRider board sport simulator, plus a 110-foot-long waterslide, lawn chess, basketball, outdoor game tables and RC Car Race Tracks.  During the 2013 spring training season, rates include a$100 daily resort credit.

Stay three nights at the wallet-friendly Scottsdale Resort & Athletic Club.  During Spring Training and you’ll receive $25 food and beverage credit each day, 10 percent off all spa services and free access to the private Athletic Club, which has fitness studios, classes and 11 championship tennis courts.

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