3 posts in category California

Luxury in Carmel Valley Wine Country – The Bernardus Lodge & Spa

“If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night” - D.H. Lawrence   We Westerners are spoiled beyond imagination. Unless you're in France, Spain, or Italy, there are few places where flavorful wine is more widespread or profoundly abundant than California. And while there are innumerable resorts and boutique bed & breakfasts scattered throughout California's various wine regions, there is something quite special about one particular resort in ... Continue Reading

Best Resorts in the U.S. – The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

"Tell me once more about the eternal surf." - Rob Bignell   Like many people, I've always been mesmerized by the sights, sounds, and scents of the ocean. There's nothing comparable to standing on the edge of a cliff overlooking the undulating ocean, except perhaps gazing out at the same cliff and sea from a world-class resort. I've been incredibly fortunate to have visited some of the most picturesque and magnificent resorts in the world, and The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is the ... Continue Reading

The Four Seasons Westlake Village – Malibu, California – December 2014

This Four Seasons did not disappoint.  The mountain views are lovely, the staff is exceptional, and the on-property dining and entertainment is among the best of all the resorts we've visited. The main pool and spa are stellar, and our room was awesome - plush and comfortable. We didn't want to leave the room! I highly recommend The Four Seasons Westlake Village. Awesome experience, you'll thank me! If you're interested in the property, here is the info: Website:   http://w... Continue Reading