United States - California

Beginning in June, Hotel Healdsburg and theJordan Vineyard and Winery, located in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, will offer a two-night stay at the hotel paired with meals centered on locally...
California’s Rancho Mirage welcomes the Ritz-Carlton back to Frank Sinatra Drive. Why Go: This month, the Ritz-Carlton finally returns to the Palm Springs area.
Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is pleased to announce that Louis Van Amstel, three-time world dance champion and Emmy-nominated choreographer from the hit ABC show “Dancing with the Stars”, will host his...
Cal-a-Vie Health Spa will celebrate its seventh annual Mom & Teen Week, June 15 to 22, with celebrity teen host Ciara Bravo, the current star of Nickelodeon’s “Big Time Rush.” This rising 16-year...
This spring will welcome the inaugural Bottega Gran Fondo to California’s Napa Valley.
Two of the world’s most celebrated shorelines—the Amalfi Coast and Santa Monica State Beach—will come together this week when Southern California’s Shutters on the Beach welcomes Positano’s Le...
Although fall means an end to the golf season across much of North America, things are just starting to heat up at Fairmont’s award-winning, warm-weather destinations. Inventive golf vacation...
Montage Laguna Beach and Deer Valley bring guests’ dreams to life through their Pro Series program. At Montage Laguna Beach, guests have a chance to surf with Endless Summer II legend Pat O’Connell,...
When autumn arrives along the coast of Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill® will present its annual three-day harvest season celebration, bringing the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of...
For the first time in 50 years, Relais & Châteaux is reviving its Route du Bonheur package: a series of dining-driven itineraries led by notable chefs, starting with Thomas Keller’s personalized...
El Encanto is a newly restored hotel in Santa Barbara, Calif., situated on 7 acres of landscaped gardens with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Conjuring up images of old Hollywood glamour,...
Spa Nautica opened last month at the Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, a small seaside community on Los Angeles’s Westside. After the hotel’s previous spa closed two and half years ago, Ritz-Carlton took...
Cliff-top Craftsman-style estate with direct access to a sandy Southern California beach. Opened in...
Two of Northern California’s top destinations— Meadowood Napa Valley and the Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley—have created a special Wintering in Wine Countries package that gives...
To avoid the postholiday blues, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa in Yountville, Calif., is offering a food-and-wine getaway for 12 couples from January 24 to 27. Priced at $8,500 per couple, the four-day...
Now through the end of November, Bacara Resort & Spa , located on Santa Barbara’s picturesque coastline, is giving guests the chance to participate in a hands-on winemaking experience alongside...
Now in its second year, the Napa Valley Film Festival , which takes place November 7 to 11, offers an exclusive membership pass for its five days of film and epicurean activities and a host of...
The 45-acre Rancho Valencia , a Relais & Châteaux property located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego, has reopened this month after a massive renovation. The property refurbished 49 suites...
Southern Californians can practice skiing year-round with the opening of SkyTech Sport in Beverly Hills. The German company’s first U.S. outpost, SkyTech offers two large ski and snowboard simulators...
Throughout Windsor Castle’s almost 1,000-year history, a public event has never been allowed inside the royal palace’s walls—until now. The first-ever Windsor Castle Concours of Elegance, from...
Los Angeles’s iconic Hotel Bel-Air—a woodsy, storybook getaway complete with resident swans—has been the preferred city retreat of Hollywood royalty for 65 years. Now, after completing a two-year, $...
Since its founding in 1979, Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco has featured virtually everyone in the photographic pantheon, from Eugène Atget to Diane Arbus to Walker Evans. Four consecutive exhibits...
The Resort at Pelican Hill , which Robb Report listed as being among the top 100 resorts in the world (see the May 2012 issue, page 91), is offering aerial tours of the coastal area surrounding the...
It seems ridiculous to call them speakeasies or hidden bars when they are some of the most celebrated craft cocktail establishments in the United States. But 12 years after Sasha Petraske opened Milk...
Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, Calif. Most visitors to Big Sur simply pass through while cruising California’s Highway 1, resigned to experience the region from turnouts in the road. But this Central Coast...
For the last 19 years, the Peninsula Beverly Hills has earned both AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star distinctions—the longest winning streak of any Southern California hotel. This month, after a...
B Cellars winery in Calistoga, Calif., is tinkering with the taste buds and creativity of its guests in a new series of wine and food experiences. In a class called Sensory and Excitement ($55 per...
It is a blazingly clear winter night in Southern California, and on the private terrace at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, a long dining table shimmers with white orchids and floating candles. A...
Those who enjoy the service and accommodations at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can now indulge in a 22-day Around the World by Private Jet vacation organized by the brand. Since the first...
The original residents of 701 Stone Canyon Road—one of Los Angeles’ most enviable addresses—did not have their names emblazoned on movie-theater marquees or spelled out in wrought-iron filigree above...

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