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Unparalleled Service and Luxury at The Resort At Pelican Hill

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Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination set on 504 acres in Newport Beach. Taking advantage of its stunning natural setting, the resort experience includes 36 holes of championship golf, a world-class spa, multiple dining options and panoramic ocean views. 

The resort is a sanctuary of beauty and sophistication offering 204 bungalows guest rooms and suites, and 128 villas. The bungalows, ranging from 847 to 2,486 square feet, offer an intimate getaway for the discerning traveler all with a residential feel. Whether you have a multi-bedroom Villa or a spacious Bungalow, the accommodations feature hand-crafted wood-beam ceilings, 500-thread-count sheets, gaslit fireplaces and private terraces, many with unobstructed ocean panoramas.

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With the largest inventory of luxury villas in Newport Beach, the Resort’s two-, three- and four-bedroom Villas range from 2,200 square feet to 3,581 square feet. Each spacious villa offers expansive terraces with dramatic ocean views and a comprehensive and personalized service program of amenities. From marble walk-in showers and a top of the line kitchen with Sub Zero refrigerators and appliances from Wolf and Cuisipro. Guests who book a villa also gain access to the 10,000-square-foot Villa Clubhouse which provides: private gourmet dining, a radiant blue pool created by hand-setting 300,000 hand-cut glass mosaic tiles with luxurious cabanas.

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Inspired by the famed Coliseum in Rome, the resort’s pool is at the heart of the resort and affords guests a magnificent backdrop of endless sea and coast. The striking pool is perfectly circular and 136 feet in diameter and is made up of 1.1 million hand-cut glass mosaic tiles which dazzle during the day. Complete with a terrace deck, guests of the resort (or non-guests) can book private cabanas which feature flat-screen HDTVs, dining tables, chaise lounges and draping curtains for privacy.

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From casual grab-and-go to North Italian indulgence, The Resort At Pelican Hill offers six distinct locations to enjoy a meal, drink or quick snack. Resort guests or those looking for a lively place to gather can relax at the plush seating at the Great Room Social Lounge.  If you're looking for a quick bite on-the-go swing by the Caffè & Market where a friendly barista makes your favorite coffee along with hundreds of food and beverage items. Villa guests looking for a casual bite for breakfast or lunch can enjoy the Villa Clubhouse dining room and terrace, while on the weekends, Villa Clubhouse offers Piccolo, a globally inspired small plates epicurean experience available exclusively to Resort guests.

Overlooking the stunning Coliseum Pool, The Coliseum Pool & Grill provides diners American favorites while the Pelican Grill, located at Pelican Hill Golf Club is the quintessential California dining experience with locally sourced food which can be enjoyed on the ocean-view terrace. At their premier restaurant Andrea Ristorante, attention to detail to recreate the true flavors of Italy start with its own pasta-making kitchen along with the kitchen’s menu of Tuscan-influenced dishes. Handmade daily by its staff, Andrea features more than a dozen types of pasta along with pasta making classes that can be enjoyed by guests daily with advance reservations.

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Designed by Tom Fazio, Pelican Hill Golf Club® boasts 36 holes with views of the Pacific just to the West from every hole and a lavish 44,000 square foot clubhouse. Split into Ocean North and Ocean South, the two 18-hole courses are amongst the most prestigious in the United States. The club also is home to one of the preeminent institutions of golf instruction in California, Pelican Hill Golf Academy, which allows beginners or those looking to fine-tune their craft, dedicated teaching facilities, including two greens, bunkers and driving tees.

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Other amenities at the resort include a 23,000-square-foot Spa, state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities, boutiques and shops and is just a short drive to Crystal Cove. The five-star spa includes 22 private treatment rooms and separate men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam rooms, saunas and saltwater Roman soaking tubs, spa guests can also participate in daily beach walks and more than 25 fitness classes weekly. With 23,200 square feet of function space, their facilities provide top-tier meeting rooms with direct access to their outdoor terrace overlooking the Coliseum Pool. Paring an exquisite ambiance with unprecedented services, The Resort At Pelican Hill is also a sought after location for weddings with its iconic and romantic Renaissance rotunda along with its free-standing La Cappella. 

Jarone Ashkenazi

Jarone Ashkenazi is a freelance writer who covers: restaurants, bars, travel, luxury items and other lifestyle topics. View more work at www.jaroneashkenazi.com. Connect with him on Twitter at @JaroneAsh ...(Read More)

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