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December Holiday Events at Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel

Hello, December! The holiday season is in full swing around our Southern California resort.



We’ve been celebrating the season in style with special Thanksgiving meals and exclusive Black Friday shopping deals, and have no plan of slowing down.


December is packed full of special holiday events designed to delight and surprise guests from Los Angeles and beyond. From the kid-friendly Breakfast with Santa, to elegant New Year’s Eve dinners, we’ve got something for everyone! We hope you will join us this holiday season and make Terranea one of your unique holiday traditions.


You can find a complete listing of all our Los Angeles holiday activities happening at the resort throughout the season in our Terranea Traditions brochure or on the online event calendar.


To learn more about our upcoming December events, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, please read below:


Annual Tree Lighting at Terranea Resort

Terranea’s Celebration of the Season kicks off the December holiday season with lively entertainment, holiday crafts for all ages, and spirited music from local entertainment.


After the tree lighting, head to catalina kitchen for a feast fit for the holidays. From a gourmet create-your-own pizza station to an ice cream sundae bar, holiday magic will fill the resort and have you feeling festive. Make reservations for December 6, online or call 310.265.2704.


Hanukkah at catalina kitchen

From December 6 to 14, Catalina Kitchen offers a special à la carte menu for their Hanukkah dinner, featuring traditional items such as matzo ball soup, potato latkes, herb-roasted chicken, sticky toffee pudding and more. Make reservations online or call 310.265.2704.


Gleeful Gift Giving Annual Holiday Shopping Night

Give back this season at Terranea’s Annual Holiday Shopping Night on December 12 from 6pm – 9pm by making holiday purchases from resort-wide brands that will donate portions of their proceeds to charity.  Shoppers will have the chance to browse through a variety of featured designers, participate in holiday prize drawings, sip specialty cocktails and munch on delicious appetizers while checking off holiday gift lists. Participating Terranea stores include marea, sea beans, The Spa, The Links and pointe discovery.


Breakfast with Santa

Santa will be our guest of honor at Terranea’s annual Breakfast with Santa. Join us on December 19 to enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and share your wish list with Santa. Seating times are at 9, 9:30 and 10 a.m. Reserve tickets online.


Christmas Day Grand Ballroom Buffet

Enjoy a coastal Christmas. The Christmas Day Ballroom Buffet will include holiday morning pastries, omelet and waffle stations, fresh seafood, items from the carving board and a holiday dessert display. Seatings will be at 9, 9:30 and 10 am and you can reserve tickets online.


sea beans Christmas Dinner To-Go

Sit back and relax while our award-winning chefs prepare your holiday feast! Pre-order holiday meals from November 27 to December 22 and enjoy easy curbside pickup on December 24 and 25 from 11 am to close. For information or to order call sea beans at 310.265.2836.



Holiday Junior Golf Mini Camps

The Links at Terranea Junior Golf Mini-Camps provide beginning and intermediate junior golfers with a basic foundation and understanding of the game. In addition to the fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching, full-swing, and on-course play, The Links’ PGA professional staff also introduces students to proper golf etiquette and rules. Class size is limited so that instruction may be more personalized. Availability is limited; advanced registration is required. Open to ages 8-12.Call the Golf House at 310.265.2752 or visit terranea.com/golf for more information.


December Full Moon Yoga

In celebration of the December full moon, yoga lovers are invited to Terranea Resort for a Full Moon Yoga Gathering. The class will take place on Wednesday, December 26 at 6 p.m. on the Ocean Lawn under the full moon and will be open to both guests and locals. Yogis of all levels are welcome, and participants are asked to bring $20 to contribute to a local charity and their yoga mat. Space is limited, and reservations must be made by calling The Spa at 310-265-2740.


New Year’s Eve Club Countdown Celebration  

The Countdown to 2015 in Los Angeles at Terranea’s annual New Year's Eve Countdown Celebration includes live music entertainment by DJ "wHat?!", an open bar, and a late night buffet from 11pm-1am. Purchase tickets online or reserve a VIP table by calling 310-265-2766.


New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Terranea’s Elegant New Year’s Eve Dinner Celebration allows families to ring in the New Year with a fun and sophisticated fete. Celebrate with a plated dinner, a dessert bar, and house and sparkling wine. Live music will be performed. Dinner served from 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Reserve tickets online.



What are your favorite holiday traditions? Tell us in the comments section! And don’t forget…Terranea Gift Cards make the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list.




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