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Southern California for Romantics

Pacific pleasures, from San Diego to Mendocino. (And don't overlook Los Angeles!)
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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort in Solvang
Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort in Solvang, California is both a secluded resort and a working ranch.

Everything you need to know about this attraction, from About's expert Theme Parks Guide.

Honeymoon on California's Coronado Island
Coronado Island offer couples more than sun, fun, and the beach.

London West Hollywood Hotel
The London sits in the heart of West Hollywood, just off Sunset Boulevard.

The Horizon Hotel in Palm Springs
The Horizon Hotel is an easy-going place for couples who enjoy swimming in a pool and sunning beside it.

Lodge at Torrey Pines
Spacious rooms, Stickley furniture, and a top farm-to-table restaurant make the Lodge at Torrey Pines a place of seduction.

Portofino Hotel
Top hotel in Redondo Beach, the Portofino Hotel is oceanfront, but not beachfront.

Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa in Palm Springs
Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa is a luxurious Hollywood hideaway that offers couples mud baths and boasts an Al Capone suite.

Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, California
Luxury resort atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking spectacular stretches of sandy beaches and the vast Pacific Ocean.

Hotel del Coronado in San Diego
A Pacific palace where history and romance meet. Article from your Honeymoons/Romantic Getaways Guide.

Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
The centerpiece of the city's revitalized downtown, the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles lies within the L.A. LIVE sports and entertainment district.

Borrego Ranch Resort & Spa
A luxurious camp for adults set in the middle of the Anza-Borrego Desert, California’s largest state park.

Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert
It's convenient to golf the Valley, climb the mountain ranges, or visit Palm Springs when staying at this affordable property, which has an outdoor pool.

Death Valley
Info on lodging in Death Valley.

El Encanto Hotel & Garden Villas
Landmark historic hotel in Santa Barbara. (In the cooler months, be sure to request a room with a fireplace.)

Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn
Four-Diamond lodging in the heart of Santa Barbara's wine region. Includes spa.

Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara
If there's a better luxury hotel group, we haven't found it. This property is at the foot of the Santa Ynez mountains. Some rooms with fireplaces.

Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort
A highly rated getaway in Death Valley. The Inn's for couples; the Ranch caters to families.

Inn on Summer Hill
Choose from 16 mini-suites with a view of the Pacific. Near Santa Barbara.

La Costa Resort & Spa
Consider a spa honeymoon in Carlsbad.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Luxury resort on a private peninsula. Rooms offer views of the marina, Pacific Ocean, San Diego-Coronado Bay, or the San Diego skyline.

Montage Resort & Spa Laguna Beach
Opulent resort overlooking the rugged Pacific coastline that caters to wedding parties.

Paradise Point
Bungalow-style guestrooms on a 44-acre island property in San Diego surrounded by a mile of sandy beaches.

San Diego Zoo
A perfect place for animal-lovers to explore.

San Ysidro Ranch
Some say this posh retreat is the most romantic destination in the USA.

Simpson House Inn
Incredibly romantic Five-Diamond getaway in Santa Barbara.

Terranea Resort
Terranea Resort is an indulgent retreat located minutes away from Los Angeles.

The Willows Inn in Palm Springs
An historic hideaway for A-list celebrities and others who enjoy privacy in romantic surroundings.

Up and Away
Hot-air balloon rides in the California Wine Country.

Official State Tourism Site
What to do, where to stay, and more from Go California.

Pavilion Hotel on Catalina Island
The two-story Pavilion Hotel on Catalina Island is just steps away from the beach, shopping, dining, and most of the activities offered in Avalon.

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