The episode will feature a special pool and spa date with the newest Bachelor Ben Flajnik. Fan-favorite Flajnik, the down-to-earth and romantic guy whose heartfelt proposal was rejected by Ashley Hebert on The Bachelorette, gets another shot at love. Skeptical at first, Ben, A 29-year-old successful winemaker from Sonoma, California, now knows firsthand that love can happen – and he's hoping to find it as the Bachelor. Tune in to watch Flajnik on his search for true love on MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 (8:00–10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is Northern California's premier Wine Country spa resort, complete with swimming pools fed by mineral water from underground springs, the elegant 40,000 square foot spa is beautifully designed with amenities to promote health, relaxation and rejuvenation. Signature features include a bathing ritual, individual mineral baths, private whirlpools and a dedicated Watsu pool. The iconic Wine Country resort is also home to the Michelin-starred, Santé dining room. Guests of the Inn also retain exclusive privileges at the famed Sonoma Golf Club.
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