With year round moderate temperatures, California is one of the top states for beach and golf vacation destinations in the United States. And once you are here, you can choose from many top resorts. Check out these top golf resorts and play where the pros play.
Pebble Beach Resorts is our first stop and ranked by Conde Naste Traveler as among the best resorts in the world. Here you can choose where to stay for your beach and golf vacation from their four-diamond accommodations such as The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Casa Palmero. The Lodge offers 161 rooms and suites complete with wood burning fireplaces. The Inn at Spanish Bay is surrounded by landscaped grounds, pine forests and the Pacific Ocean. Casa Palmero is steps away from the spa and comes complete with a personal coordinator who will customize your stay from breakfast delivery to spa appointments and golf tournaments.
Pebble Beach resorts gives you a choice of golf courses where you can "walk in the footsteps of legends." Pebble Beach golf Links, The Links at Spanish and Spyglass Hill Golf Course each offers excellent landscaping as you enjoy your game. There is also a variety of dining experiences to choose from such as The Beach and Tennis Club and the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center.
Go Tropical for your beach and golf vacation in Cabo San Lucas located in the Baja California peninsula. Here you will find the Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort with flexible ambiance set along a tranquil stretch of golden beach. The golf courses here sport spectacular views along crystal blue waters. The resort is designed after the rich Spanish heritage. You will find shimmering infinity pools complete with swim-up bars. Enjoy dinner at one of the five dining venues then enjoy an evening at the Spa Oasis. Play tennis if you have energy left after your game of golf. No matter what you choose, you will find not only a great golf vacation, but an exquisite romantic, tropical beach vacation, too.
The Montage in Laguna Beach is located in the Southern California area. Laguna Beach makes a great weekend destination as it is known as an artists colony where you can find more than 90 art galleries. Pick up a map at the Concierge Desk and go explore. You will also find museums, theaters and cultural centers throughout the area.
Laguna beach has a 42 mile stretch of beaches, making it one of the most popular beach vacation destinations around. Lie on the beach and relax or rent a kayak and go sight seeing. In fact, kayak tours are available and considered the best way to enjoy the beautiful California coastline. You will explore caves, cliffs and a nature sanctuary while on your two hour tour. Other beach and water activities include whale and dolphin watching tours and sportsfishing.
But let's not forget the golf in Laguna Beach. The Montage boasts that golfers of all abilities can enjoy the nearby golf courses. The Monarch Beach Golf is an oceanfront golf course located in nearby Dana Point and the championship layout stretches over 6,600 yards. Nearby you will also find the Talega Golf Club, and 18 hole course, and the Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course which is an executive 9-hole, par-32 golf course.
Each of these luxury beach and golf vacations have their own personality. Keep in mind that you can find something for everyone at most golf resorts such as; tennis lessons for children and adults, spa amenities, private jacuzzi, equestrian centers and even kids' clubs. Check each before you go and you will find the perfect one for your beach and golf vacation getaway.