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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,...
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. Onsite, 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 explore...
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...
If 535 fireplaces, 41 pools, 53 hot tubs, 23 tennis courts, 7 restaurants and 5 golf courses doesn't scream luxury, then nothing does. La Quinta Resort and Club invites you to challenge yourself on the links, indulge in your choice of fine restaurants, relax via the spa or hot tub, or whatever you want. Your luxurious desert escape awaits at La...
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,...
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.
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.
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...
Modern luxury awaits for your 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,...
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,...
The roomy and modern rooms at the Hotel Paradox are some of the best you'll find anywhere. With free wireless internet and three hundred thread count sheets, not to mention the pools and hot-tub, there's luxury around every corner! You're sure to love this home away from home.
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