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5 Stellar Staycation Spots

Celia Konstantellou | September 14, 2020 | Lifestyle

With long-haul trips currently on hold, we present some of the top vacation.

moon.jpgThe Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers more than 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space; a fire pit on Ocean Lawn.

1. Cavallo Point

This historic lodge restored on the premise of nature, culture and adventure is set within the stunning Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Cavallo Point, San Francisco has been honored with the Legacy Award and by the Michelin Guide for its Murray Circle restaurant. Take some time to relax at the Great Outdoors Spa and soak up the breathtaking views surrounding you while enjoying a massage or body treatment. From $399 per night, Fort Baker,

2. Rosewood CordeValle

Tucked in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in San Martin, Rosewood CordeValle is an idyllic private resort immersed in the radiant beauty of Northern California’s wine country. Visitors can delight in country club-style amenities including golf, tennis and hiking, or relax at the resort’s famous Sense spa, which draws upon the natural healing properties of the region’s herbs, plants, minerals and fruits. From $720 per night, San Martin,

3. Rosewood Sand Hill

Honored with the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, the retreatlike lodgings boast Michelin-recommended dining, an outdoor pool and hot tub and 16 acres of arcaded gardens, as well as indulgent spa services. Throughout the premises, the Rosewood Sand Hill Art Collection features work by local artists; the paintings, works on paper, fine art prints and photography showcase the region’s raw natural beauty. From $895 per night, Menlo Park,

4. Sonesta Silicon Valley

Sonesta Silicon Valley’s contemporary premises are designed for California residents seeking reprieve from the city. Customers can renew and refresh by the pool or in its tranquil garden courtyard with sun deck and lounge chairs, ideal for cocktails and relaxation. The hotel embraces the area’s distinct local flavor by using locally sourced ingredients at its famous eatery, Manzanita. From $134 per night, Milpitas,

ritz.jpgThe bay for which The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay is named

5. The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Nestled in California’s northern coastline, this coastal gem hideaway takes full advantage of its spectacular location. Enjoy scenic walks along the shore, a few rounds of golf, a day at the 16,000-square-foot spa and a glass of wine at The Ocean Terrace during golden hour. The hotel’s acclaimed Sunday brunch is not to be missed. From $784 per night, Half Moon Bay,

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Photography by: Courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay