La Samanna in French St. Martin is offering special holiday packages.

To mark the resort's latest expansion, which included a new spa, guests who book the resort's Christmas Spa package, with its 10-night minimum stay for travel between December 20 and January 5, 2002, will receive a $300 spa credit for each room booked. Nightly rates for the La Samanna Spa Christmas Package range from US$820 to US$1,475. Call (800) 854-2252.