Travel Specials: Golf fans will want to book this one right away, a package combining five nights at Carmel Mission Inn with four days of access to the U.S. Open 2010 at Pebble Beach.
The U.S. Open, the second-oldest USGA championship by a single day, is the jewel of USGA competitions. The event has evolved into one of the most prestigious championships played with many of the game's greatest players having captured this coveted title. The event is open to professionals and amateurs with a Handicap Index of 1.4 or lower. The Open is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.
The Monterey Peninsula attracts year-round visitors from across the country and around the world. Visitors enjoy such famous area attractions as 17-Mile Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Big Sur, Cannery Row, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Carmel Mission, along with whale watching and special events.
Daytime temperatures on the Monterey Peninsula range from 50-75 degrees year-round and vary throughout the day. Mornings can be foggy, and afternoons are frequently balmy. It is best to dress in layers and to carry a water-resistant wind shirt or jacket. Note that it rarely rains between April and October.
Your Golf Holiday includes:
5 nights at the Carmel Mission Inn (double occupancy): arrival Wednesday, June 16th; departure Monday, June 21st.
Grounds-only tickets for 4 days of the tournament (Thursday - Sunday).
$2,666 per person for this 5-night package based on double occupancy!
To reserve your stay call Golf Holidays at 888.465.3499
Aubergine: Options abound on the Aubergine menu. Diners have the opportunity to create their own three, four or five course menu by choosing from a variety of dishes progressive in flavors. Or, guests may ask the chef to create an exclusive tasting menu, whereby a diner's only decision is to trust Christophe and his kitchen team as they guide guests through a gastronomic journey. Each course may be ordered with or without a selected wine pairing. A truly amazing dining experience, do not leave Monterey without experiencing Aubergine. Open daily at 12pm
Marinus: One of America's most celebrated restaurants, where Chef Cal Stamenov's acclaimed California Natural cuisine is beautifully paired with more than 1,800 fine wine selections.This multiple award-winning restaurant is open for Dinner, 6-9pm, Wednesday Ė Sunday.
Chateau Julien: Ch‚teau Julien Wine Estate is located on 16 acres at the foot of the majestic Carmel Valley mountains. The winery boasts breathtaking vistas of the lush green valley where sunsets are unforgettable and rainbows bounce off the hills. This a beautiful place to go wine tasting, and just a short distance from a variety of vineyards. Open seven days a week, hours vary.
NOTE: 25% non-refundable deposit due at booking; final balance due on April 1, 2010.