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As winter weather approaches, many travelers are dreaming of a trip to a sunny destination. Who wouldn’t want to exchange those snow boots for flip-flops? One destination that comes to mind is California. For those who chase the sun, you’ll find plenty of it there. There’s also surfing, luxury shopping, and a gorgeous coastline that stretches for miles and miles. Here are a few of the top boutique hotels in California to help you plan your perfect vacation.
Catamaran Resort and Spa
The Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego provides a luxurious experience with great views from your room. Not only are there stunning views of the bay from your own private balcony, but you’re within walking distance of Pacific Beach. Room amenities include a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a small fridge, and a dining area. There are restaurant options on site and a fitness center to work up a sweat. Rooms start at $215 per night.
The Citizen Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
The Citizen Hotel is an upscale boutique hotel in Sacramento. Each room is uniquely decorated in a classic yet modern style. There are many complimentary amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations, mini bars, bathrobes, Keurig coffee makers, free parking, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy the fitness center or borrow a movie from the hotel’s library. There is also an on-site restaurant and laundry service. The room rates start at $170 per night.
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
If you’re searching for a hotel near a scenic area, the Oxford Suites Pismo Beach is the right place for you. There are incredible views at the cliffs of Margo Dodd Park, the beautiful Monarch Butterfly Garden, and cliffs at Dinosaur Caves Park. Each suite has two TV sets, a coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, a fridge, a microwave, an iron with an ironing board, and a hair dryer. Visitors can enjoy the indoor pool, a fitness center, and free parking.
Another great choice is the Avanti Hotel in Palm Springs. It’s near many attractions like the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Moorten Botanical Garden, as well as several fine dining restaurants. Hotel guests can relax in the hot tub or by the fire pit for a serene evening. There are several inclusions, such as a free happy hour, free Wi-Fi, and a free breakfast bar.
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is downtown in the middle of it all, though you may not want to leave the hotel. Rooms have comfortable bedding and panoramic views. There is even a bath butler and bath menu services. Guests can enjoy the heated rooftop pool and have a delicious meal at Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 restaurant.
Escape the snow, and book your flight to Los Angeles to treat yourself to a luxurious winter holiday.