An Unforgettable Summer
Experience endless luxury in a trip from Napa Valley vineyards to the Hawaiian Island of Kauai
Summer is all about exploration. From setting off on new adventures, to connecting with new people, to trying new activities, Summer is a season meant for making unforgettable memories. This year, take a trip to the Pacific and immerse yourself in the sun-soaked vineyards of Napa Valley or take in picturesque coastal vistas in Santa Barbara. From the world-famous waves in Huntington Beach and the casual elegance of Newport Beach, to the breathtaking waterfalls of Kauai, experience a world of superior service and an unforgettable travel experiences with the Meritage Collection.
Stop 1: Taste World-Class Wines in Napa Valley
Transport yourself to a Tuscan-inspired oasis at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Situated at the southern point of Napa Valley, you will have access to more than 500 nearby wineries. Let our expert concierge team put together the perfect wine tours customized to your tastes. If you’re feeling adventurous, bike through the vineyards with a picnic or partake in uniquely paired food and wines at one of our many winemaker dinners.
Ensure that you will have time to experience it all with our summer STAY MORE, SAVE MORE offer.
Stop 2: Indulge Yourself in Santa Barbara
Head down to the Central Coast of California and pamper yourself with the ultimate luxury retreat at Bacara Resort & Spa. Take in panoramic ocean vistas from your own balcony or unwind at the legendary Spa at Bacara. Cool down from the summer heat with beach activities, the oceanfront zero-edge swimming pools, and on ocean excursions. Before leaving, make sure to treat your taste buds to certified Kobe beef, locally-sourced Uni, seasonal side pairings. and floor-to-ceiling ocean views.
Enjoy everything that Bacara has to offer this summer with the SUMMER INDULGENCE package.
Stop 3: Surf’s Up in Huntington Beach
Throw back the top of your convertible and cruise down iconic Pacific Coast Highway to Huntington Beach to relax in laidback luxury at Paséa Hotel & Spa. Rooted in the local surf culture, Paséa is the answer to an ocean dream with spectacular views, coastal style, and superior comfort. Our beach butlers are happy to transport you to your seaside dreams with everything you need for the day. Join the local Summer excitement with the Vans US Open of Surfing in August and the Breitling Airshow in October.
Experience the vibrant energy of Huntington Beach with the SUMMER STARTS HERE package.
Stop 4: Enjoy Bayfront Luxury in Newport Beach
Just a short drive south from Huntington Beach, you’ll discover Balboa Bay Resort: the only Four-Diamond waterfront resort in Newport Beach. This Mediterranean-style hotel exudes casual elegance and timeless style coupled with world-class service. You can shop ’til you drop at nearby Fashion Island or cruise through the bay on a Duffy boat. If you visit in August, you can enjoy food & wine on the sand at the Pacific Wine & Food Classic on August 19-20.
Rejuvenate the mind, body and soul at Balboa this summer with the EMBRACE THE BAY package.
Stop 5: Experience Total Relaxation in San Diego
Continue south along the Pacific coast towards San Diego and bask in the warm California sun at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Wander the lush gardens and winding pathways to enjoy charming moments of quiet and unwind in a private poolside cabana. Hop on a free shuttle to explore marine life at the renowned Birch Aquarium. With the village of La Jolla nearby, you can stroll the streets lined with quaint shops and dine is exquisite restaurants along the water.
Enjoy the long, relaxing days and warm, lively nights at Estancia with the UNWIND & DINE package.
Stop 6: Explore Kauai: The Island of Discovery
End this remarkable trip at Travel+Leisure’s #1 Resort in Hawaii, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort. Luxuriate in tropical ocean breezes, recline by the pool, or sit on the sand at the island’s most swimmable beach: Poipu. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can get a bird’s-eye view of the island in a helicopter ride, or take a zip-line tour over tree tops and waterfalls.
See why the readers voted Ko’a Kea #1 with the SUMMER R&R package.