Terranea Resort - Rancho Palos Verdes

One-Night Stay at Terranea Resort in Greater Los Angeles

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Eco-Friendly, Five-Star Coastal Resort with Old-World Charm

When night falls, a constellation of twinkling outdoor fireplaces lights up Terranea Resort’s 100-acre expanse of Pacific coastline. The fires are a kind of modern-day equivalent to the encampments of early Spanish explorers who discovered the Palos Verdes Peninsula several hundred years ago. The five-star Terranea Resort pays tribute to these first European settlers with a Mediterranean design incorporating red adobe roofs and archways inlaid with colorful mosaic tiles. Its gorgeous setting combined with an abundance of luxurious facilities helped the resort land on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the Best Hotels in the USA and on Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List for 2013.

From coastal fishing and scuba diving to preserve hiking and falconry, Terranea Resort offers a wide range of recreational activities set amid its paradise-like scenery. Tee off on The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par 3 course dotted with indigenous California plants, or relax alongside one of three ocean-view pools. A 50,000-square-foot glass-walled fitness center and spa offers daily classes, including complimentary yoga sessions.

The resort also maintains an eco-friendly focus. Its grounds are comprised of roughly 75% green space, including a 2-mile Discovery Trail where visitors might occasionally spot gray whales from December to April. The resort's emphasis on nature extends to lushly appointed ocean-view and resort-view rooms, which are accented with golden-hued woods. Among the resort's many dining options is mar'sel, an upscale oceanfront eatery. Chef Rebecca Merhej serves flavorful dishes crafted by using sustainable methods and local ingredients, including fresh herbs plucked from a garden guests pass on their way in.

Rancho Palos Verdes, California: Secluded Coastal Town Abounding with Aquatic Adventure

Nestled in the hills of the Palos Verdes Peninsula about 30 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, secluded Rancho Palos Verdes is home to expansive estates set on jagged bluffs looming over the coastline. Terranea's Pointe Discovery adventure shop equips visitors for exploring all that the peninsula has to offer, including standup paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkeling, and mermaid speed dating.

Fewer than 2 miles from the resort, Abalone Cove Shoreline Park, a state ecological preserve, has pristine tide pools home to starfish, pointy urchins, and brightly colored anemones. Within walking distance of the cove lies Wayfarers Chapel, a structure built from glass and redwoods by Lloyd Wright, son of pioneering architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The Point Vicente Lighthouse also stands nearby. First lit in 1926 to help mariners steer clear of rocky shoals, the lighthouse now makes an ideal spot for whale watching.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

One-night stay for two, valid for check-in Sunday–Thursday

  • Option 1: $199 for a resort-view room (up to a $350 value)
  • Option 2: $259 for a resort-view room with $60 breakfast credit and $25 resort fee (up to a $435 value)
  • Option 3: $239 for an ocean-view room (up to a $450 value)

One-night stay for two, valid for check-in Friday–Saturday

  • Option 4: $229 for a resort-view room (up to a $380 value)
  • Option 5: $289 for a resort-view room, with $60 breakfast credit and $25 resort fee (up to a $435 value)
  • Option 6: $289 for an ocean-view room (up to a $470 value)

Book by: 3/13/13
Travel by: 5/23/13

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Full-service spa and salon
  • 140 ft. water slide at the outdoor swimming pool
  • 50,000 sq. ft. fitness center and spa
  • Several onsite dining options
  • Free shuttle anywhere within 5 miles of the resort

The Fine Print

  • Book by 3/13/13 or promo value expires
  • Travel by 5/23/13
  • Not valid 3/8/13-3/9/13, 4/12/13
  • Limit 4/person +2 as gifts
  • Limit 4/visit
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 7-day cancellation notice or fee of applicable 1-night's stay up to the Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking
  • Not valid with reward points
  • $25 daily resort fee not included with options 1, 3, 4, and 6
  • 9% sales tax, 10% occupancy tax, & 0.75% tourism assessment tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

In all Included Rooms

  • One pillow-top king bed or two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $50 per night for each adult; no charge for kids
  • Private balconies
  • 37 to 42 in. flat-screen TV

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Resort fee includes: Internet, daily newspaper, local and 800 calls, fitness-center access, and in-room coffee setup
  • Parking: self-parking is available for $20 per day, or valet is available for $30 per day.
  • Rollaways: available; only one rollaway permitted per room with king bed, no rollaways permitted in rooms with two double beds
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets may be added for a $150 fee.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 17 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX); 23 miles from Long Beach Airport (LGB)
  • By cab: about $58 from LAX; about $63 from LGB
  • By car: about 32 miles south of Los Angeles; about 126 miles northwest of San Diego

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Cynthia A. ·
1 rating   1 review  
January 12, 2015


Alma B. ·
2 ratings   1 review  
April 9, 2013
The view


Mica M. ·
1 rating   1 review  
March 18, 2013
Beaautiful location, great restaurants, beautiful pool over looking the ocean, pretty fire pits at night.
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