For wine lovers who wish they had more time to research and try new bottles, Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley is offering its Club Vin du Soleil, a new club membership that delive
Through August 28 the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is offering Just the Two of Us (starting at $995 per night), a couple’s weekend package that includes four ho
San Diego’s Grand Del Mar resort recently opened the Equestrian Center—a 4,100-acre reserve with 37 miles of trails for horseback riding lessons, rides, and other programs.
The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
In the early years of the last century, polo was an obscure sport in the Southern California resort town of Santa Barbara.
Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa Valley will unveil its two newly refurbished 18-hole PGA championship Robert Trent Jones Jr.–designed golf courses in April.
Valentine’s Day gifts from jewelry and watches to chocolates and romantic getaways.
Architect Guy Dreier has built more than 50 residences in and around Palm Springs, Calif., including Robb Report’s 2009 Ultimate Home.
The Resort: A 90-minute drive northwest from Los Angeles, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa offers solace for city slickers amid 220 acres of oak trees, golf course greens, and herb garde
When the Staples Center opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1999, ticket holders for the venue’s sporting and entertainment extravaganzas had to venture far afield for a good pre- or post-event meal
Six years ago, Leslie Schlesinger, the high-energy perfectionist from Tiburon, California, embarked on a room-by-room renovation of Palm Beach's Brazilian Court Hotel, a 1920s-era property, after
The Bardessono, located on an extraordinary six acres that was once the home of the Bardessono family, whose descendants were early settlers in Yountville, California, redefines the concept of a w
In Beverly Hills, the epicenter of youth-obsessed Los Angeles, many a cosmetic surgeon offers procedures that promise a younger-looking you.
Do not be alarmed if you suddenly feel smaller upon arriving at the Resort at Pelican Hill, a 504-acre golf retreat in Newport Coast, California.
After a three-year, $150 million renovation, San Ysidro Ranch remains entrenched in both town and country, as a hike from the 114-year-old Montecito, California, resort attests.
After entering through an unassuming guard gate, guests of Rancho Valencia follow a winding driveway past tennis courts and pink Spanish-style bungalows.
Set on a high pass above the ocean in Big Sur, California, the Post Ranch Inn taps into the natural mysticism of its surroundings with weekly programs of yoga, stargazing, art tours, and nature wa
Each of the 24 rooms at Casa Palmero has a wood-burning fireplace, and several offer private courtyards with hot tubs.
Set on one of California’s most spectacular seascapes, this thalasso-minded spa opened to rave reviews a few years back and continues to earn kudos.
The sleek St. Regis, San Francisco is a composition of clean lines and elemental materials with a subtle Asian flair. The property is cutting-edge, international, and full of surprises.
Auberge Resorts developed its property—zoned fortents and motor homes—as a series of freestanding bungalows (equipped with hidden wheels). Bedrooms and living rooms connect via large wooden decks
Inspired by the glam of Old Hollywood, this Spanish Colonial–style, beachfront spa offers dazzling views of the Pacific coastline and Santa Ynez mountains.
Given the Ritz-Carlton’s location in the famously tolerant city of San Francisco, it is not surprising that the property welcomes a wide range of guests.
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark, mismatched furnishings, but rather cream stucco buildings with hardwood floors filled with 1920s-era anti
Lesson number one at The Peninsula is that not everyone in Los Angeles works in the entertainment industry.
If the Hotel del Coronado is San Diego’s grande dame of beach resorts, the U S Grant is her metropolitan cousin. Ulysses S.
Translated to mean, “California life,” this French-inspired spa is not for the fainthearted.
In a city filled with sushi bars, the new Culina, Modern Italian, restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills offers a refreshing alternative.
San Onofre in South Orange County, Calif., is an ideal break for novice surfers because of its mostly gentle and consistent waves.
The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, which completed a $33-million renovation in March, affords breathtaking views of the