‘Historic Hotel, Rodeo Drive Location, Pool, Fitness & Spa’
First opened in 1928, Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, a Four Seasons Hotel, sits at the meeting point of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive – a two-mile-long street lined with upscale shops and boutiques. Both Universal Studios Hollywood and the Hollywood Sign can be reached within a half-hour drive. At CUT, celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck offers a modern take on the American steakhouse, while THE Blvd leads out to an outdoor patio perfect for people-watching. There is an outdoor swimming pool with the option for private cabanas, as well as a fitness centre and spa.
‘Waterfront Wonders, Your Oasis in the Desert’
A lush exotic oasis amid pristine desert, the JW Marriott Desert Springs hotel shines like the ever-present sun with beauty and unlimited possibilities. Enjoy two 18-hole golf courses, spa, six signature restaurants, a high-energy nightclub, sparkling pools, shopping and more. Within easy reach of Palm Springs, Palm Desert and all the options these areas have to offer – so much choice in world class golf and other sports as well as shops, restaurants and bars.
‘Old World Luxury in the Heart of the Southern California Desert’
Few places on earth so capture your spirit and immediately transport you to a wonderful sense of peace, as does La Quinta Resort & Club. An original desert hideaway at the foot of the spectacular Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort & Club has been the personal refuge for Hollywood luminaries and travellers from around the world since 1926. Remarkably secluded and personal, the resort’s masterful layout and hand-crafted hacienda style architecture feels all at once like a charming village and a luxury destination. While you could easily spend a week lounging in the sun beside one of 41 pools that sit just steps from your guestroom door, the lush 45-acre resort offers so much more. La Quinta Resort invites you to challenge golf’s legends on five championship courses, indulge in the rejuvenating afternoon at Spa La Quinta, savour creations of top chefs in one of several restaurants, shop, play tennis, or simply indulge the luxury of doing nothing at all.
‘The Best Address for Beach, Golf and Spa’
Situated on 172 magnificent acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Monarch Beach Resort offers an on-site 18-hole championship golf course, a premier destination spa and fitness centre, a nature trail leading to a large beach and exclusive access to a private beach club. Enjoy breath-taking ocean views, fine cuisine and impeccable service offered with a seamless blend of comfort and technology. With Tuscan inspired architecture throughout the resort and spa, Monarch Beach Resort is a timeless wonder, featuring soft, soothing colours and a serene garden and floral theme throughout its expansive grounds.
‘Exclusive West Hollywood Pad’
Chic, unique and boutique, Mondrian Los Angeles is part of the Morgans Hotel Group, its design symbolising a celebration of Southern California and Sunset Strip. Enter through signature thirty foot mahogany doors, tilt your sunglasses to the concierge, head up to the luxurious pool and teak sundeck area or wander across to the Sky Bar for a liquor. Other highlights include Latino nights at Asia de Cuba, lazy treatments at the Zen inspired Agua Spa and of course the sleek and stylish guest bedrooms, with each one being designed by renowned Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz
‘A Mediterranean-Style Villa in California’
Noleta Ranch, a 6-bedroom oceanfront estate in the Santa Barbara community of Hope Ranch, is a masterpiece designed by famed architect Wallace Neff in 1970. This estate sits on an oceanfront acre of land with breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific and Channel Islands. Over the past decade, the current owner worked closely with the Historical Committee to restore and modernise the estate while preserving the original design. The entrance features a large courtyard leading to large wood front doors that open to reveal an expansive view of the sea. The villa's interior features beamed ceilings ranging from eight to 25 feet in height, great expanses of glass, white walls, and cool tile floors that capture the essence of a Mediterranean villa.
‘A Blend of Rustic Elegance, Luxury and Comfort’
Nestled on the cliffs of Big Sur, Post Ranch Inn is a sanctuary of natural luxury – small, serene, seductive. High atop the California Coast, the inn offers an unforgettable escape for a honeymoon, anniversary or romantic getaway at this adult’s only resort. With endless views of the Pacific Ocean in one direction and mountains in the other, the rest of the world seems blissfully far away. Post Ranch is renowned worldwide for its natural luxury, fine dining, transformative spa treatments, gracious service and green initiatives. Organic architecture embraces the dramatic beauty of the Big Sur coastline. Rooms are distinctive and unique while combining rustic elegance with luxury and comfort.
‘Boutique Retreat near Santa Monica Pier’
This beautiful beach boutique is what American dreams are made of, with gracious guestrooms, elegant suites and a choice of three restaurants providing a great cornerstone for your California getaway. A shorty, sandy stroll from the iconic Santa Monica Pier, Shutters on the Beach offers a range of simple seaside pleasures. Beach volleyball, table tennis and the Malibu to Manhattan Beach bike path are at hand for active bodies, while yoga on the beach and One Spa are at the service of mind and soul.
‘Experience Unparalleled Luxury’
Inspired by the glamour of Hollywood's Golden Age, it is all about the good life at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. The resort is an idyllic destination perched on a 78-acre bluff near Santa Barbara, California. Here, views of the Pacific coastline and Santa Ynez Mountains dazzle the eye and penetrate the soul. Luxurious villa-styled accommodations, exquisite dining, a world-class spa and championship golf are among the resort's amenities.