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San Diego: Why It’s Often Called the Capital of Craft Beer

San Diego: Capital Of Craft Beer Craft   Home to more than 100 breweries, San Diego is often called the capital of craft beer. It’s become such a destination for beer lovers that it even hosts the annual San Diego Beer Week, which includes a beer train trolley tour, brewers guild festival, a beer garden featuring… Read more »

A Taste Sensation for the Season: Waterline’s New Fall Menu

A Taste Sensation: Waterline’s New Fall Menu The Balboa Bay Resort’s refined waterfront restaurant Waterline features “water-to-table” cuisine—with fresh, locally sourced inspiration. Each season Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom refreshes the menu with appetizers, entrees and desserts that capture the best of the season. “For me fall is all about warmth and comfort—heavier foods that will… Read more »

Xanadu’s Yoga Social Series Comes to Huntington Beach

Xanadu’s Yoga Social Series Comes to Huntington Beach You may have tried yoga, but you’ve never experienced yoga like this—on the Paséa Hotel & Spa Ocean Lawn adjacent to Huntington’s sandy beaches, specialized headphones canceling out all but the DJ music and guidance from top Equinox yoga instructors as the sun melts into the ocean…. Read more »

Orange County: An International Shopping Destination

Orange County: An International Shopping Destination   While shopping is everywhere these days—from airports to your smartphone—few destinations can boast the quality or quantity of shopping found in Orange County, California. Guests at Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach and Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach have easy access to true world-class shopping, starting… Read more »

Step Inside the Tailored Art of the Meritage Collection Resorts

Step Inside the Tailored Art of the Meritage Collection Resorts Each Meritage Collection resort is one-of-a-kind, and so is the artwork you’ll find carefully tailored to each location. The Meritage Collection’s newest resort, Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, California, is highly ingrained in the surf culture of the area and features a World… Read more »

The Spa at Estancia: Southern California’s First Wellness for Cancer-Certified Spa

The Spa at Estancia: Southern California’s First Wellness for Cancer-Certified Spa According to the American Cancer Society, in 2016, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases diagnosed. Where do those impacted by cancer go for relaxation and pampering from spa therapists specially trained in this area? The Spa at Estancia already stands out… Read more »

For a Great Starter, or for a Meal, Share a Small-Bite Dish

Share a Small-Bite Dish Whether you’re sharing with family or friends, small-bite dishes can make the perfect appetizer or meal. Here, we’ve rounded up some favorite small bites from each of the Meritage Collection properties. The Meritage Resort and Spa Siena restaurant at The Meritage Resort and Spa recently rolled out a new menu. “One… Read more »

A Couples Massage Is the Ultimate Treat: Massage Times Two

Massage Times Two If you’re vacationing with your significant other, a couple’s massage is the ultimate treat. Each Meritage Collection property puts a unique touch on its couple’s massage options.   “A unique setting specifically designed for duos is what truly sets The Spa at Estancia’s couple’s experience apart,” says Dana Flower, marketing manager for… Read more »