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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...
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,...
Discover a truly luxurious Sonoma destination at the Sonoma Coast Villa & Spa Resort. Here, beautiful, terraced gardens lead to rooms boasting private patios, wood burning fireplaces and fresh cut flowers. The restaurant specializes in organic, Wine Country cuisine, and daily complimentary wine tastings bring Sonoma to your taste buds.
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 Ridge Resorts spans over 11 acres and features a variety of accommodation options - up to two bedroom suites equipped with a full kitchen and fireplace. Onsite 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...
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...
Indulge in a luxurious experience when you stay at Calistoga Spa Hot Springs. Soak in one of the mineral pools, relax with a massage, or lounge on a plush bed. A multi-faceted fitness center offers yoga and aerobics classes to keep you in shape. Whatever you choose, the perfect touch of luxury is never far away.
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...
Pullen Realty Group's selection of accommodations will truly make you feel like you're right in the comfort of your own home. These spacious Lake Tahoe rentals are located in a variety of areas, with stunning lake, forest, mountain or golf course views, and offer modern touches that will make your stay not only comfortable but convenient as well....
The epitome of luxury, the Mount View Hotel & Spa offers plush terry robes, slippers and Plush 7 Collection mattresses to ensure comfort throughout your stay. Quality textiles enhance the atmosphere along with state of the art iPod docks and high definition televisions included in every room. If you prefer a cottage, you can also relax in your...
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