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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.
Featured Luxury Resorts and Lodges in California
Just because Alisal is a working ranch, doesn't mean it comes up short on luxury. Stay in a deluxe suite, featuring two full baths, a spacious sitting room, a wet bar, a wood-burning fireplace with complimentary firewood, and high-beamed ceilings! This, of course, is in addition to the array of standard, modern amenities to ensure a relaxing,...
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 Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa offers a taste of true Palm Springs luxury. Indulge in a rejuvenating treatment at the Spa at Mission Hills, dine like a celebrity at Bella Vista, and enjoy golf on two championship courses. Your spacious accommodation also features thoughtful amenities and beautiful Palm Springs views.
Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals features a wide selection of accommodations along the California Coast that offer everything you're looking for in a comfortable and convenient vacation. Equipped with full kitchens, spacious living rooms with cable television and DVD player, wireless internet, gas grills and more, you will feel right at home. Many...
Ranging from Garden View Studios to Deluxe Bay View Suites, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa offers a wide spectrum of luxuries, each with all the comforts and amenities to satisfy each guest. Some of these luxuries include daily room service, complimentary Wi-Fi, HBO, laptop safe, iHome™ for iPod®, and much more.
Check out the Splendido Jacuzzi Suites for the ultimate luxury spa experience at Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort. With etched stone, mosaic tile and marble featured throughout, the suite seems more like a work of art than a resort accommodation. A romantic fireplace and sound system will help you set your perfect mood. Slip into your chamois robe...
Experience quiet seclusion in luxury. Situated in the beautiful Napa Valley, The Carneros Inn is the perfect place for a relaxing vacation with family, friends, or that special someone. You'll love the beautiful private gardens for each cottage, suite and villa, and the full-service concierge service available for any need. Plus with three...
The laid-back luxury of Hotel Healdsburg sets it apart from other getaways. This charming destination lets you truly enjoy a vacation at your pace while benefiting from modern amenities such as an onsite pool and spa. Cozy accommodations offer high-definition flat panel televisions. And, everyone will enjoy a daily gourmet breakfast.
Discover an exceptional Sonoma Coast vacation at the luxurious Timber Cove Inn. Here, you can stay in complete comfort in a room with dramatic coastal views and a variety of modern amenities. Catch a live show at the Sequoia Lounge, where some of Bay Area's favorite musicians come to perform, and indulge in truly delicious meals at Alexander's....
The Ridge Tahoe spans over 11 acres and a variety of accommodation options - up to two bedroom suites equipped with a full kitchen and fireplace. On-site is a 45,000 square foot clubhouse that provides all the luxuries and amenities of a full-service resort such as concierge services, a spa and swimming pools. Plus, you'll also find tennis courts,...
From the stunning meditation garden featuring fire pits and lush tropical plants, to the exquisite furnishings throughout the hotel, luxury surrounds you at every turn during your stay at Tradewinds Carmel! Some guest rooms feature amazing amenities like a fireplace, private balcony and spa-jetted tubs. And, if you are having a hard time filling...
Just because a retreat is out to the lake and woods doesn't mean it is immune to luxury. Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas offers luxurious houseboat rentals as well as cabins -- many of which are fully equipped with full-kitchen, living spaces, private bedrooms, BBQ grills, and much more! The largest available cabin can accommodate up to 12...
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Wandering a mere 1.2 miles along the California coast, Shelter Island is a small piece of San Diego paradise. Though it may be small, this bayside beauty offers fun on a grand scale. The San Diego Bay... more
Upgrade your vacation caliber to big picture quality with a behind the velvet rope experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. This summer, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel celebrates its... more
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The Pacific Ocean waves gently lap against the sugar-white shoreline. Rolling vineyards dot the horizon. The sun tickles the nape of your neck. This is California, one of the best places in the... more
Roaming Pacific Ocean waves, sun-kissed beaches, and a vibrant nightlife welcome you to San Diego. This year-round oceanfront oasis features an average of 210 days over 70 degrees Fahrenheit per year,... more