Whether you’re looking for Yuletide splurges or savings, these end-of-year escapes will put you in the holiday spirit

For those with wanderlust, the best gifts come wrapped in stellar hotel packages, and these deals over-deliver. Whether you’re yearning for a warm-weather holiday by the beach or prefer to kick it on the slopes, you’ll find elf-approved properties across the West that deck the halls—and then some. Snag one of these Christmas vacation packages to steal away to a magical setting where offerings range from a free extra night in the Carmel Valley to private dinners inside one of the most over-the-top gingerbread houses in the world in San Francisco. Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year.