In conjunction with SpaFinder, Essence readers who book and stay for a 3-night minimum by 12/24/08 at fitness destination spa The Oaks at Ojai will receive their choice of a FREE Swedish massage or European Facial, both valued at $75 each.

Rates at The Oaks, a SpaFinder award winner for affordability, start at $185 per night per person and include accommodations, fitness classes, three spa cuisine meals and complete use of resort facilities.

To book, call 1-800-753-6257, or visit, and mention the code, Oaks08. (Blackout dates may apply. The offer apples to one person per stay and cannot be combined with other offers.) Void where prohibited by law.