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Terranea Resort Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

With A Year Of Exciting Events And Offerings

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (June 2, 2014) – Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, Terranea, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, kicks off a yearlong celebration this month in honor of its five-year anniversary. The anniversary festivities will reflect the five pillars of Terranea – community, wellness, discovery, epicurean and celebration. Milestone events include a variety of offerings such as its inaugural Celebration of Food & Wine event, a special Music on the Meadows concert and featured five-course menus at the resort’s award-winning restaurants.

Terranea kicked off its anniversary this past weekend with Music on the Meadows, a live concert that was attended by more than 500 people, and launched several celebratory offers and promotions, including a special on accommodations and a monthly social media contest. During the anniversary, guests booking a five-night stay at Terranea will receive $500 in resort credit. The resort is also running a monthly photo contest highlighting guests’ memories over the last five years with Terranea. To enter, fans are asked to share their unique “#TerraneaMemories” through a photo or video, along with a paragraph describing their memory, on Terranea’s Facebook page. The contest will run through May 2015.

Additionally, throughout the next year, Terranea will host an array of new events and activities, including the Celebration of Food and Wine. The inaugural food and wine event will be held Sunday, August 10, 2014. Epicureans and oenophiles will enjoy classes and tastings led by wine experts, special wine-paired lunch, and palate pleasing treats and cooking demonstrations from the chefs at Terranea. The celebration will also feature a Taste of Terranea reception, VIP cocktail reception and special dinner at signature restaurant, mar’sel. Special event and lodging packages will be offered. For tickets, visit www.terranea.com.

Other food and beverage events being introduced include special anniversary five-course menus and culinary offerings, such as the Full Moon Dinner Series, Mixology Series, beer flights and beer paired dinners.

“Terranea continues to commemorate five years of providing exceptional experiences for our guests,” said Terri A. Haack, Executive Vice President & Managing Director. “We’re excited to introduce a year of special programs for guests highlighting Terranea’s distinct culture, from wellness and epicurean events, to celebrations of discovery and community.”

Enhanced existing Terranea programs and activities, such as the ever-popular annual Traditions holiday events, Seaside Yoga celebration, Chef’s Cooking Series, Terranea’s Unplugged Series, and more, will also be offered in commemoration of the anniversary.

  • Seaside Yoga Event – The 3rd annual Seaside Yoga Event will be held Sunday, September 21, 2014, during National Yoga Month. Yogis of all levels are invited to enjoy a free class on the scenic meadow, along with additional spa and culinary offerings.
  • Terranea Traditions – The resort’s annual holiday celebration will be extra special this anniversary year with a range of exciting and festive activities and offerings for families to enjoy a holiday getaway together.
  • Chef's Cooking Series – The bi-monthly dinners feature themed three-course menus with wine pairings, along with interactive cooking demonstrations by Terranea's chefs. Proceeds from the dinners go to benefit local charitable organizations. The next dinners are scheduled for July and September.
  • Terranea’s Unplugged Series - Offering live acoustic music, performances will be held outside at Nelson’s on weekend evenings throughout the summer. The newly added Five Ocean Market menu will serve fresh seafood and craft beers during the performances.

Opened in 2009, Terranea has since become one of Southern California’s leading destination resorts. The resort’s distinct and different elements - from its natural ocean side environment to its one-of-a-kind, innovative programming to its world-class culinary offerings - have continued to make it a choice retreat for Angelenos and travelers around the world. A truly special setting in Rancho Palos Verdes, atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and California coastline, guests at Terranea can view both spectacular sunrises and sunsets, partake in the unique activities such as falconry and plein-air painting, and enjoy all encompassing wellness retreats with the Bungalows at Terranea.

For more information on Terranea Resort and 5th Anniversary celebrations, visit www.terranea.com.

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About Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts

Opened June 2009, Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, will celebrate its five-year anniversary in 2014. Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, the resort offers unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par three golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; three swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and eight dining venues, including signature restaurant mar'sel; Nelson's, a cliff-side spot ideal for whale watching; and Asian-inspired bashi. The resort’s innovative activity center and adventure concierge, Pointe Discovery, lets guests discover and explore Terranea’s rich terrain with miles of scenic coastal trails, secluded beach cove and ocean environment. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as habitat photography, falconry, kayorkle and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts. A member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four-Diamond property, Terranea Resort earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List and was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World for 2013. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook and Twitter.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is an authentic collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels and resorts across North America. Offering enriching, locally-inspired experiences from alpine adventures and stunning beachfronts to urban landmarks, each property reflects the natural surroundings and culture of its distinctive locale. With more than 40 properties in premier travel destinations, including Aspen, Chicago, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Vail and Washington D.C., the award-winning portfolio features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional culinary venues. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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