California Beach Resorts | Resort Beach Comfort in Cali

California beach resorts are as diverse as their geographic locations. Beach resorts in California feature  sandy beaches, fire pits, gondola rides and jogging paths in many locations. San Diego is the premier beach resort destination in California if you go by the numbers. Choose from properties such as Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Hotel del Coronado pictured above, Catamaran Resort Hotel, Paradise Point Resort and Spa and Hilton San Diego Resort, offering beaches on site, conference facilities, boat rentals and more. Orange County beach resorts include Dana Point and Laguna Beach as well as Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. One of the loveliest California Beaches is in Santa Barbara County  which ranks in the top 10 favorite beach destinations in the USA. San Luis Obispo County features many beach hotels at Pismo Beach and Cambria. North of that location, the stand out resorts for Monterey County are at Pebble Beach, Monterey and Carmel.


In San Mateo County south of San Francisco, the next luxury resort available to discriminating guests is the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay. It sits on verdant cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean with sweeping golf club greens and steps leading to a small beach. In San Francisco, beaches are quite limited though bays are plentiful. No hotels list themselves as beach resorts in this region and we don't see the next one until we arrive at Bodega Bay where the Bodega Bay Lodge Resort & Conference Center sits on a bay next to hiking trails and the Pacific Ocean. The scenic beauty of its location is truly something to behold and highly recommended for your next California Beach resort vacation.


In the heart of L.A. at Marina del Rey, one of the largest manmade marinas in the US, is Ritz Carlton- Marina del Rey. Its beach is a small intimate beach you must walk to but the hotel itself is known as an oasis just a short distance from Los Angeles International Airport.

California beach resorts are certainly top choices for California beach vacations, especially if you have the resources to enjoy them. Some are quite affordable. Others are pricy. You can find out how much they cost by looking them up on our hotel section or read about some of the California beach front hotels, many of them resorts and many offering great views without the higher cost and extended amenities.

For more beach vacation ideas, check out these resources: Beach VacationsCalifornia Beach Vacation Holidays / Beach Swings & Playgrounds / Kids Vacation / Sunset Fishing / California Beach Front Hotels / California Family Vacations  Geographic: Southern California Family Vacations / Huntington Beach Vacation

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