It’s time to get merry…and what better way to do so than with a scrumptious holiday spread? Chef Eric and his team of merry-makers will be serving up two nights of delectable culinary creations fit for the holiday. Join us on either night (or both!) to enjoy three courses of pure Christmas delight. To reserve, get in touch with The Restaurant at 858.759.6216. We can’t wait to celebrate with you.
5 – 9 pm, December 24 and 25, 2011 $68 per person Children’s menu available
Select one of each and enjoy…
Goat Cheese Panna Cotta & Roasted Root Vegetable Salad
Smoked Date Purée, Hazelnuts, Farmers Lettuce, Citrus Jam, Peppercorn Vinaigrette
Smoked Trout & Clam Chowder
Cream, Potato, Leek, Neuske Bacon, Petite Fine Herbs
Get into the holiday spirit with a stay at Rancho Valencia this season. Our top pick? The Holiday Cheer package. Stay two nights and we’ll gift you $200 in resort credit towards anything you wish…That spa treatment you’ve been swooning over? All yours. It gets better. Stay three nights and we’ll treat you to $300 resort credit.
It’s the perfect way to celebrate. And, the perfect way to treat yourself.
Book online here or give us a call at 866.233.6708.
Miss all the action at our annual Turkey Shoot? Well, John DeLille, Tennis Director and Resident Croquet King is here to fill you in!
"The Turkeys, captained by Bob Fulton trotted away with the championship over the Cranberries, captained by George Aposian. In the consolation round, those pesky Pumpkins smashed the Mashers. Rancho Valencia’s new General Manager, Simon Chen, was on hand to hand out the awards. A giant turkey to all the Turkey players and for the Pumpkins? A cornish hen!"
Save the date for some serious spa shopping. We’re rolling out our Winter Sleigh Bell Sale at The Spa December, 1 - 7, with special pricing on all of our retail items but Amala. For each item purchased, enjoy 50% off of an item of equal or lesser value.
For a little inspiration, we’ll be sharing our favorite spa treats this week and next on Twitter and Facebook with #spagoodies, so stay tuned and start those lists! There’s a lot to love.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we just can’t help but spread a little holiday cheer, so we’ve teamed up with local designer, Le Dimora, to deck our casitas with all things merry this December! Get your jingle on during your visit with one of two holly jolly decor packages for your guest room:
Fa La La / $525 Door Wreath Fireplace Garland + Wreath Tabletop Tree with Lights + Decor Holiday Decor for Sitting Area Mistletoe
All the Trimmings / $1075 Holiday Tree with Lights + Full Decor Door Wreath Fireplace Garland + Wreath Holiday Decor for Console Table + Sitting Area Mistletoe
Just let us know which package you would like to include with your stay and we’ll take care of all the details. To book your holiday visit, get in touch with us at 866.233.6708 or via email. Cheers!
Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its 54th annual listing of award-winning hotels and we are happy as clams to be in good company amongst 31 hotels receiving the coveted Four-Star award. In other fabulous Forbes news, they have also unveiled the beta version of their chic luxury travel website this morning, Startle. Our favorite section? Startle Me.
We simply couldn’t be more excited to share this. Yours truly was featured on LX TV’s 1st Look on NBC this weekend! Take a look and let us know what you think on Twitter, Facebook or right here on Tumblr. We’d just love to hear from you.
Save the date, folks! At 7:30 pm this Saturday, November 12th, you’ll be able to spot yours truly on LX TV’s 1st Look on NBC. The show also airs again after Saturday Night Live. Saturday simply cannot come any sooner!
Inspired by Thanksgiving favorites and San Diego’s finest local fare, Executive Chef Eric Bauer and Sommelier Jayson Knack have crafted a day full of classics for the whole family to enjoy, plus something a bit new, too. A lavish display featuring a variety of stations, from Roasted Orange Glazed Root Vegetables with Star Anise, Cinnamon and Clove to the very unique Truffle Honey Glazed King Salmon with Roasted Parsley Root, Julian Apples and Mushroom Conserva, it’s the perfect way to celebrate with you and yours.
First off, we couldn’t be more delighted to wish the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy a very happy 25th anniversary. And, to be chosen as the spot to celebrate? Well, we are simply tickled. Del Mar Times is sharing all of the fun photos from the September 25th event where community leaders and the conservancy team had an opportunity to refelct on their progress over the past decades and renew their commitment to the next 25.
For all the latest and greatest on Rancho Valencia, take a gander at our November Newsletter. From delicious new Fall-inspired dishes at The Restaurant and a special holiday spa offer to Thanksgiving and all about the next chapter of Rancho Valencia (hello renovation!), it’s all here. Happy reading!
File this under things we love! Take a peek inside the Lux After Dark Gala at Rancho Valencia on October 1st (photos via San Diego Magazine). And, don’t miss the Lux Art Institute’s latest artist-in-residence, Emilio Perez. We can’t wait to see what he has in store for his exhibition, beginning November 10th.