Santa Catalina, known to most as Catalina Island, is just 20 miles off the coast of Southern California. Travel time to Avalon, the island's only city, can be done in as little as 15 minutes by air, or one hour by boat. Visitors of this one-square mile city often feel as if they are in a foreign land, not just in Southern California's backyard.
Lake Tahoe is the largest and most beautiful alpine lake in North America, and with 396 inches of annual snowfall, an absolute perfect ski destination. Easily accessible with frequent flights on Southwest Airlines, Lake Tahoe is a winter wonderland in our own backyard. While Lake Tahoe offers various areas for where to stay, Tahoe South has more restaurants, hotels, and entertainment options. Located in Nevada, the casinos add to the fun as you can ski all day and enjoy shopping, gambling, dining and shows all night.
Malaysia is located just north of the equator in Southeast Asia. The country is divided in two major areas, the Malaysian Peninsula and the Island of Borneo. The weather is tropical and mild all year long, with seasonal rains. Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures mix with influences from Portuguese, Dutch and British colonization creating a destination that mesmerizes all. The country is geared for tourism and as such has become the ninth most visited country in the world with almost as many tourist visitors every year as residents. Ancient rainforests, five-star hotels, glistening shopping malls, skyscrapers, and five UNESCO World Heritage Sites are some of things that make this a once-in-a-lifetime destination. With almost daily flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines is the airline that services the destination with impeccable service, luxurious aircraft and amenity-filled lounges.
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean from La Jolla since 1926, La Valencia Hotel is an upscale boutique property offering a tradition of elegance and unparalleled service. La Valencia Hotel boasts 112 coastal-inspired luxury guest rooms, suites, Ocean Villas with lush tropical landscaping, as well as three distinctive restaurants including the award-winning Sky Room, Whaling Bar & Grill and Mediterranean Room. Reminiscent of a Mediterranean villa, the hotel features rare antique furnishings, exquisite Spanish mosaics and hand-painted murals.
3,000 acres. Dozens of miles of hiking trails. Acres of gardens spangled with butterflies. Thirteen gyms, four swimming pools and one amazing, unique learning and life experience.
Guests arrive to vacation at Rancho La Puerta after hearing of its reputation from friends and press, including two "World's Best Destination Spa" awards from Travel + Leisure magazine in the past two years. But they leave with a new lease on life - their mind, body, and spirit recharged in ways that are only possible at a spa that combines the best of bio-diverse nature, professional fitness coaching, discreet hospitality, elegant folk-art-infused private casitas, creative cuisine inspired by a 5-acre farm, swimming, tennis, soothing spa therapies and above all, unparalleled relaxation.
The World's Largest Cruise Ship
The Allure of the Seas is the longest and largest passenger ship ever built. Part of the Royal Caribbean International fleet, the ship is an architectural marvel, a "city at sea" 1,187 feet long with a maximum passenger capacity of 6,318 sun-soaking, fun-loving guests.
Disneyland recently celebrated the newest and largest expansion in their recent history with the premiere of Cars Land. This momentous occasion was accompanied by a party that only Disney could throw; a Red Carpet, celebrities, food, fireworks and the opportunity to be the first people to experience the amazing new rides, restaurants and shops.
You're not a tourist. You're a resortist.
Embodied in the term "Resortist", you begin to sense the extensive array of day-to-night experiences, dining options, entertainment, excellent customer service and complete carefree environment of a true resort. The Resortist seeks the finer things, and those are all found in the experience at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
Halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, situated on California’s fabled Pacific Coast Highway atop a 150-foot bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is an elegant coastal retreat inviting guests to relax, indulge and pamper themselves in the ultimate home-away-from-home that offers a first-class, luxury hotel experience. The hotel is reminiscent of a classic Mediterranean villa with fountains and French doors that open onto private terraces from each of the 396 guestrooms.