Terranea Resort, a Destination Hotel
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Capture the California vibe with the casual elegance of Mediterranean Riviera style at the extraordinary Terranea Resort. A Destination Hotel. The spectacular Pacific coastline of Palos Verdes presents a breathtaking panorama highlighting the multi-hued blues of sea and sky poised above coastal bluff views of playful dolphins, sea lions, and migrating whales. Resonating with a connection to the natural beauty of the merging of coastal land and seascape, Terranea captivates with an array of awe inspiring wonders. Imagine the peaceful allure as you bask in sunshine, cocktail in hand, lounging on the poolside terrace as white sails skim the waves toward Catalina Island. Await the dazzling surrender of the sun sinking in a blaze of sunset colors on the Pacific canvas each day. Seemingly so far removed from the urban buzz of Los Angeles, poised above the Pacific on 102 pristine acres, Terranea is the dream escape for a luxurious romantic getaway, a spa retreat to restore and rejuvenate, girls weekend, a destination family vacation or dream staycation. For those seeking an ambience of luxury and casual elegance, stellar amenities, award winning spa and dining venues, with proximity to SoCal attractions, Terranea offers guests an extraordinary contemporary resort experience.
The blend of California coast and Mediterranean influence of architecture and spirit lends its name and charm to the Terranea resort with its well-appointed range of villas, casitas, bungalows, suites and guest rooms. Unparalleled ocean and resort views extend throughout, from the luxe accommodations, world-class spa, terrace dining at 7 distinctive eateries, 4 saltwater pools, and 9 hole oceanfront golf course. Connecting the beauty of the natural environment with mind, spirit, and body nurturing activities throughout the resort, the holistic experience culminates in the award winning offerings of The Spa at Terranea. Travel and Leisure, Forbes, and Condè Nast Traveler acclaim The Spa at Terranea’s ambience, restorative full body treatments and wraps, rejuvenating facials, invigorating steam rooms, saunas, whirlpools and cold plunges, with personalized experiences featuring locally and internationally conceived massage and skin care products. With 25 elite treatment rooms, 3 VIP spa suites, a full-service salon, and healthful Spa Cafe, plus state of the art Fitness and Wellness Center, yoga and pilates, no aspect of wellness has been overlooked.
Choices abound with luxurious guest rooms, suites, residential villas and casitas designed for comfort, boasting an array of first class amenities including 4 or 5-fixture stone bathrooms, L’Occitane toiletries, pillowtop king and double beds with high end linens, flat screen LCD TVs, high speed internet, iPod or MP3 docking station, room safe and conveniences, private balcony or patio. Suites can connect to create 1 and 2 bedroom options and many offer fireplaces, living and dining areas, kitchenettes, sleeper sofas and stocked pantry.
The friendly staff welcomes and attends to guests’ needs throughout their stay, providing concierge services for SoCal adventures, tickets and reservations for excursions, dining, and entertainment. Eco-friendly activities begin at Pointe Discovery where the exploration of the natural surroundings, hikes, horseback riding, tidepool discoveries, bird watching and whale watching enhance the Terranea experience. Families will appreciate the Kid’s Club activities, couples will enjoy the adults only pool retreat, and everyone will delight in the distinctive dining choices. mar’sel offers elegance in romantic dining and innovative California seasonal cuisine, chic late-night bites, select wine list and craft cocktails. Palate pleasing culinary favorites, nuanced farm to table fare from Chef’s Garden and nearby Catalina View Gardens, local sourced ingredients and seasonal menus set the tone for all 7 of the Terranea restaurants. catalina kitchen is distinctively California cuisine with its creative take on traditional favorites. Nelson’s has the best in micro brews and casual dining; bashi adds an Asian flair; Sea Beans and Cielo Point offer outdoor and poolside favorites.
The distinctive pride of Terranea is its consciousness and stewardship of the rarefied natural coastal environment they treasure and protect. They display a dedication to the ecology of the native environment ensuring the wetlands, wildlife habitats, natural irrigation and water treatment, organic gardening, fertilizers and pesticides, and preservation of indigenous plant species. Terranea encourages guests to embrace their commitment to sustainability through a wide range of conservation programs dedicated to maintain the beauty of their natural coastal landscape. The philosophy of Destination Hotels promotes environmental initiatives including recognizing Terranea as a voice for ecological sustainability and exemplar as LA’s most comprehensive recycling and composting hotel programs. Terranea also has a unique connection to community, supporting initiatives including the March Matters link with Los Angeles Children’s Hospital bringing live entertainment raising funds over $1 million for healthier futures for children. Throughout the year, Terranea presents programs that highlight a special consciousness of social, environmental, and economic connections throughout their community at one of the most remarkable natural locations on the Pacific Coast.