5th Annual Terranea Traditions

Tra•di•tion n. - A long-established custom or practice that is handed down through generations.

Holiday traditions, both new and old, bring families and loved ones together for the holidays. At Terranea Resort, we welcome our 5th year of memorable holiday traditions. Beginning with our celebrations in November and continuing through New Year’s, Terranea Resort encourages guests to embrace the magical spirit of the holiday season and join us for fun-filled seasonal activities for all ages. We look forward to celebrating our 5th holiday season with you and adding Terranea to your list of family traditions.

Special Offers


  • Chef's cooking series - Autumn Coastal Harvest dinner The farm-to-table dinner will feature an interactive evening with Terranea's chefs.
  • Catalina Kitchen Hanukkah Dinner Catalina Kitchen offers a special a la carte menu troughout Hanukkah.
  • Thanksgiving Day Grand Ballroom Buffet Enjoy Thanksgiving in Los Angeles with family at our Ballroom Buffet.
  • Catalina Kitchen Family-Style Thanksgiving Catalina Kitchen offers a Family-Style Thanksgiving feast.
  • mar’sel Thanksgiving mar'sel offers guests an elegant family-style Thanksgiving meal.
  • Nelson's Thanksgiving Celebrate with a day full of football and a Thanksgiving Blue Plate Special.
  • bashi Family-Style Thanksgiving bashi offers a special Asian-inspired Thanksgiving menu.
  • sea beans "Turkey-to-Go" Spend more time with your loved ones and leave the Thanksgiving cooking to us!
  • catalina Kitchen Holiday Tree lighting buffet Celebrate the annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Terranea Resort then swing by Catalina Kitchen for a buffet feast!
  • Breakfast with Santa A delicious breakfast buffet complete with holiday activities and Santa Claus!
  • mar'sel Christmas Eve Dinner mar’sel offers guests an elegant family-style Christmas Eve meal.
  • Catalina Kitchen Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet from Spain & Italy Catalina Kitchen offers a Christmas Eve buffet from Spain and Italy!
  • Christmas Day Grand Ballroom Buffet Celebrate Christmas Day with loved ones by the ocean at Terranea Resort.
  • Catalina Kitchen Christmas Day Brunch Catalina Kitchen serves a full brunch buffet featuring all of your favorites!
  • Nelson's Christmas Day Beer Dinner Nelson’s offers a special a la carte menu paired with local beers from Stone Brewery.
  • mar'sel Christmas Day Dinner mar’sel offers guests an elegant family-style Christmas meal.
  • Catalina Kitchen Family-Style California Christmas Dinner Celebrate Christmas Day at Catalina Kitchen with a family-style dinner.
  • Nelson's New Year's Eve Countdown Nelson's on New Year's Eve features food, DJ and dancing with no cover charge.
  • Catalina Kitchen New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet Catalina Kitchen has a full New Year's Eve dinner buffet featuring all of your favorites!
  • mar’sel "The Roaring 20's in Little Italy" New Year's Eve Dinner mar’sel offers a special 3 course menu in celebration of the roaring 20's!
  • New Year's Eve Family Celebration Ring in the New Year with a fun and sophisticated fete.
  • Catalina Kitchen New Year's Day Brunch Catalina Kitchen serves a full breakfast buffet featuring all of your favorites!
  • Nelson’s New Year's Day Recovery Brunch Let Nelson's help you out of the fog on New Year's Day!


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    Check back for upcoming promotions at marea, Terranea's high-fashion boutique. Upcoming promotions include:

    Blissful Black Friday
    November 22nd

    Shoppers making purchase between 8 am and noon receive 30% off, between noon and 4 pm receive 25% off, and between 4 pm and close receive 20% off entire purchase.

    All I Want for Christmas
    November 12th - December 24th

    Shoppers can receive an eblast with a "wish list" or receive in the store to fill out for family and friends who can fulfill gift giving at marea.
    Turkey Shoot Out

    Join us Sunday, November 24th, for the Turkey Shoot Out golf event.

    Features a 9-hole Team Scramble just in time for Thanksgiving. The tournament takes place at the award-winning Links at Terranea, offers prizes for the top three teams and kicks off with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. $150 per team of four. Call the golf house for information 310.265.2751.

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    Pointe Discovery

    Upcoming promotions at Point Discovery:

    Shop with Purpose
    Month of November

    Show your family friends how thankful and thoughtful your are this holiday season by Shopping with Purpose. Pointe Discovery features a unique collection of designer and one of a kind active living gifts each with their own chartiable roots. For every purchase made 10% will be donated to that organizations outreach on your behalf.

    Play with Purpose
    Month of November

    Paddle with the Dolphins, find a star fish in the tide pools, or take a sunsent picture on horseback. For the month of giving, Pointe Discovery will donate $5 for each Active Adventure you enjoy. Create a lasting memory with your family, friends and local environmental partnersa.

    Tide Pool Kids Club

    Upcoming events with the Tide Pool Kids Club:

    Thankful Crafting
    November 1st - 30th
    Daily 3pm - 4pm
    Cost: $15
    Ages 4-12 

    In the spirit of reduce, reuse, recycle, campers will make a variety of crafts from recyclable supplies. We'll spend some time sharing who we are thankful for and can give this clever crafts to as a Thanksgiving gift.

    Lighting of the Menorah
    November 27th - December 24th
    Daily at Sundown
    Free for all ages 

    Enjoy this traditional celebration each evening around sundown in the Lobby Living Room.



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