The award-winning 5-star Grand Del Mar resort is situated in a lush oasis near Del Mar, conveniently located near San Diego International Airport. Oozing opulence and elegance, this quaint hotel and grounds exude old-world style and comfort amidst the serene Southern Californian setting. The elegant resort was lovingly crafted to create a truly grand guest experience with inspiration taken from Mediterranean decorative art.
Extensive landscaping has created a green fertile setting abundant with plant life and tropical trees, with large patios, fountains, and courtyards providing congenial seating areas for outdoor relaxation. Beyond the resort setting lies the 18-hole, magnificently designed golf course as well as Los Penãsquitos Canyon Preserve and miles of beaches.
Accommodation and Services
The 249 guestrooms, with 31 luxury suites each command stunning views of the area. With a refined and tasteful decorative color scheme enhanced by hand-stencilled ceilings, rich brocades and elegantly created wood furnishings, each room is imbued with a distinctive Mediterranean sophistication. Guestrooms possess en-suite marble-clad bathrooms, mini-bar, free wireless access plus other creature comforts to enhance the stay.
The Grand Del Mar aims to provide guests with all of the luxury amenities and services available from a world-class resort and along with sumptuous accommodation, guests can enjoy full concierge and housekeeping services. Access is provided to the Executive Business Center, ultramodern fitness facility, and spa and intimate in-room dining is available along with six top-class dining venues. Offering an ideal location for meetings and events with indoor and outdoor function and meeting space and an in-house event coordinator, the resort also houses a chapel making it the perfect venue for weddings.
Dining and Entertainment
Along with a poolside eatery offering snacks and the Cent’Anni gourmet shop, the Grand Del Mar can offer guests various dining options for upscale fine cuisine, daytime meals, aperitifs, and tapas. Live music performances and DJ-spun music are on offer at Club M, which serves casual fare and cocktails as well as the opportunity to dance.
Contemporary French cuisine is on offer at the Addison fine dining restaurant, whilst the Amaya casual all-day restaurant provides seasonal American cuisine with a Mediterranean influence, using local produce and the highest quality seafood, meat and poultry. The pork chop was highly recommended, and lived up to it’s delicious expectations. The resort has an extensive wine cellar using local and European vintners to create an award winning wine list.
Relaxation and Recreation
The resort’s spa embodies the spirit of the Renaissance with soothing color palettes and imported white marble. With both male and female relaxation retreats guests may unwind and enjoy natural and enriching beauty and body treatments designed soothe and renew.
Guests may also experience the delights of massage and hydrotherapy or relax in the lavish steam and sauna areas. The resort also provides both an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi and a spa pool. Along with a well-equipped fitness room, spa boutique and a range of beauty treatments offered from the full-service salon, guests are spoilt for choice with the range of spa amenities.
The resort has four heated swimming pools including a children’s pool and adults-only spa pool, complemented by private pool cabanas, for those wishing to indulge in some gentle water-related exercise.
Spanning 380 acres of rolling greens with fairways winding through the ruged and spectacular Los Penãsquitos Canyon Preserve, the Grand Golf Club offers a challenge to all ages and standards of player. On-course instruction is available with a certified instructor and courses and clinics are run throughout the year. With cascading water features and state-of-the-art facilities, the course also provides a large Clubhouse, restaurants and Golf Shop
The course is filled with jaw dropping views and is laid out in a way making you feel that your group is the only one on the course. To enhance your golfing experience the Club offers caddy service to help give you the best chance at success on the course.
Similarly, The Grand Del Mar Equestrian Center boasts of excellent facilities and a range of lessons and equine-related packages to suit guests of all ages, and rides and camps for younger guests to enjoy.
Two tennis courts, on-site hiking, and jogging trails and close proximity to beaches are available to all guests. With water sports, fishing, bicycling, and hot air ballooning available, and organised excursions to experience local bird life and nature, lovers of the outdoors are spoilt for choice. The Explorer’s Club offers supervised children’s programs with a selection of marine and canyon activities.
With excellent shopping and an abundance of museums and local attractions all available nearby in San Diego, The Grand Del Mar promises a truly grand guest experience.
Night rates start at $500.
The Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court
San Diego, CA 92130