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Enjoy the Riviera Maya, glide over Boulder, or stay in the Ice Hotel

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This week’s travel deals include a great getaway to Cancun, gliding over Boulder, and the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec City.

This subzero weather has me dreaming of sunny skies and beaches. Travelzoo.com and Funjet Vacations have partnered to offer seven nights on the Riviera Maya at the Occidental Grand Xcaret near Playa del Carmen for $949 per person. This package includes airfare between Denver and Cancun, unlimited meals and drinks, and taxes. The ground transportation between Cancun and the resort is not included. Package dates include January 2, 4, 8-12, 18-21, and 25-26. Other winter dates are also discounted. The Occidental Grand Xcaret boasts 11 restaurants, 10 bars, five pools, a spa, tennis, mini golf, kids programs, and daily and nightly entertainment. This property is also very close to the famed Xcaret ecological park. Visit Travelzoo.com by December 12 for more information and to book your winter vacation.

For the adventurous, Mile High Gliding is offering one-hour in a glider over the Denver-Boulder area for $149 for one person, $189 for two. Sit behind the pilot as they handle the logistics so you can see the Front Range from the air. Visit Livingsocial.com by December 19 for more information and to buy your voucher. Fly by April 20, 2014.

For those who enjoy a unique winter experience, the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada is offering a one-night stay with sleeping bags, breakfast, two drinks and hot tub and sauna access for C$279, or about $261 US. The hotel is molded from 500 tons of ice and 15,000 tons of snow and literally melts away by the middle of March. There is a bar area that serves drinks in ice "glasses" and guests can take a tour and learn how the hotel is built and maintained. Visit Groupon.com by December 18 for more information and to buy your voucher to stay in this world famous hotel.

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These deals are subject to change or cancellation at any time, and restrictions may apply. Book early for the best deals.

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