Terranea Resort Rancho Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
With 270 degree oceanfront views, Terranea (ter-a-NAY-a) is arguably the only luxury resort destination to grace the Los Angeles coast. Magnificently poised along one of Southern Californias most scenic and coveted coastlines, Terranea is set on the spectacular Palos Verdes peninsula, a stunning and irreplaceable site with unobstructed views overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Strategically located just 20 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport, no other coastal California resort combines such ease of access with the secluded ambiance of a private estate and truly breathtaking vistas. The name Terranea was created to reflect the Mediterranean nature of the resorts coastal setting. These Mediterranean influences are found throughout the resort in its architecture and design, climate and relaxed sophistication that defines the lifestyle experience. This sense of discovery and exploration are alive throughout the resort as guests experience the 102-acre resort artfully sculpted above the Pacific. Terraneas architecture and design aim to complement its greatest natural asset the Pacific. The 582-room resort includes a 360-room hotel with 30 suites, 20 Bungalows, 50 ocean view Casitas and 32 Villas. The bungalow and casita units lock off to provide multiple room configurations. All rooms of the resort feature private balconies or patios, four-fixture bathrooms, flat screen televisions, wireless high-speed internet, multi-media desktop workstations, custom bathroom amenties, in room safes, and 90 percent of hotel rooms offer views of the Pacific Ocean. Terraneas food and beverage venues combine the stunning ocean front location with unique and contemporary offerings. The wide array of options include an intimate, free-standing restaurant with sweeping views, an all-day dining room overlooking the main pool and terrace, and a casual dining and bar option on the edge of the outer most point of the property.