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Luxury - Resorts and Lodges in California
California is a state that offers luxury in many forms. Catch a tan on your beach house shores in Los Angeles or the Central Coast, breathe in the fresh mountain air at your Sierra Nevada chalet, sip a vintage wine in a Napa Valley chalet, or dip your toes in Lake Tahoe outside a sprawling resort. No matter what the terrain, you’ll find exceptional accommodations and amenities in this West Coast oasis. Elegance is expected at luxury resorts like Solage Calistoga, Hotel Healdsburg, and Glorietta Bay Inn.
Oceanfront opulence abounds on Carmel's shores! These 77 spacious guest rooms and 14 suites showcase California Ranch style décor and a host of amenities. Hardwood floors lead to a luxury add-ons like private patios and balconies, heavenly duvets, and flat-screen televisions. Modern furnishings invite you to experience beach chic.
With a fine yet casual onsite restaurant, the elegant Fireside Lounge, and the truly luxurious suites with fireplaces, wet bars, and more, Cambria Pines Lodge is eminently comfortable. On site, you will also find breathtaking gardens and fountains, a soothing day spa and heated outdoor pool for added relaxation. Plus, a nature trail lets you...
Surround yourself with lush gardens and the cool, salty ocean breeze of California's central coast at Sea Otter Inn. Luxury suites include private Whirlpools, fireplaces and some even have private garden patios overlooking a colorful spring. Take a wine tasting tour to awaken all of your senses.
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel premiered as the first luxury beach resort along coastal Orange County. Today, the Dana Point resort boasts a newly re-imagined vibe, services and spaces, yet still occupies its perch atop 150 foot bluff featuring cascading views of the Pacific Ocean. With two swimming pools, two whirlpools, two tennis courts, a...
Come to Pala Mesa Resort for a relaxing and enchanting getaway. Whether you are interested in the Temecula Wine Country, Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course, or the sunny beaches of the San Diego area, you will find it all just a short distance away. Suite accommodations feature beautiful views of the mountains, flat-screen televisions with on demand...
Looking for the ultimate experience in luxury? Take the original brass-cage elevator up to the Penthouse Suite, and enjoy 1,000 square feet of living space, the best island and bay views in town and a private deck with chaise lounges. Feathered pillows and hand-picked antiques only add to the elegance of this stunning room. The suite is so large,...
Modern luxury awaits for you at the beautiful Solage Calistoga. From the moment you arrive you'll be delighted by the spacious rooms and suites, the range of amenities, and the friendly service. Onsite you'll find Spa Solage which features 14 treatment rooms and a menu of soothing treatments, a bathhouse that offers a signature Mudslide treatment,...
With 163 luxury accommodations, over 4,000 square feet of function space, a free delicious breakfast every morning, two outdoor pools and three covered hot tubs, the Best Western Dry Creek Inn Hotel is everything you're looking for in your Sonoma County vacation. Their cozy rooms feature flat-screen televisions, free high-speed internet access,...
Cavallo Point is a luxurious hotel experience achieved with ecological intelligence. In the breathtaking Golden Gate setting, sophisticated urban living melds with nature's wonders. Rooms offer authenticity, comfort and quality, with organic sheets, refined décor and plush bedding. Many rooms have incredible views, fireplaces or private patios.
The Sea Ranch Lodge offers an unparalleled guest experience for travelers heading to the Northern California Coast. Three- and four-bedroom vacation homes feature fully equipped kitchens, spacious living areas, and private balconies featuring breathtaking ocean views. The Lodge rooms also offer a number of unique amenities you'll be sure to enjoy...
You will never have to leave the comfort of the hotel for entertainment when you stay at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Eight onsite restaurants, an onsite spa and exceptional outdoor pool facilities are just a few of the amenities you will enjoy during your stay. Plus your room choices are amazing as well! The Premium View King, for...
These luxury homes, cottages, and condos feature all the comforts of home while showcasing the beauty of the coast. Step outside your door and onto the sun-kissed beach, stretch out on your spacious balcony, or make a splash in the private pool. Stay inside and watch the flat-screen television, surf the web with wireless internet, or take a soak in...
Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer provides its guest with luxury and old world wine country charm. This beautifully decorated inn features in-room fireplaces, sunken tubs and feather beds for lavish comfort. You can choose from a private adult pool and lounge, or bring the kids to the second option on the grounds. Weave your way through olive trees and...
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