FALL FESTIVITIES

Throughout the holiday season, create memorable experiences with curated fun-filled adventures for all. Share our gratitude with Thanksgiving festivities, witness the magical spirit of the holidays, and ring in the upcoming New Year. From our family to yours, we invite you to join us and celebrate the wonder of Traditions at Terranea.

STAY

Make a trip to Terranea a part of your family tradition, and save! Book your getaway on the Palos Verdes Peninsula now through January 12, 2022, and receive a $100 resort credit, as well as complimentary daily parking and resort fee. Promotional code: TRADITIONS 


MUSIC

Live Music At The Lobby Bar - Enjoy live music at the Lobby Bar every Friday and Saturday evening from 7 - 11pm. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

sea beans Fall Flavors | September 15 – November 30 | $14 | Stop by sea beans for a taste of autumn! Savor festive pumpkin spice overnight oaks – featuring rolled oats soaked overnight in pumpkin, milk trinity, and agave, and finished with toasted pepitas, chopped pecans, and dried cranberries.

sea beans Pumpkin Treats | October 16 – November 30 | Everyone’s favorite fall flavor is now at sea beans! Indulge in pumpkin, apple, and pecan pies, pumpkin tea bread served with cinnamon cream cheese, pumpkin gelato, and pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Also available for purchase is Terranea’s own housemade Sea Salt, offered in 4oz jars – a perfect addition to roasting your pumpkin seeds from home!

Turkey Day Hike | November 25 from 10:00am – 11:30pm | Work up a turkey day appetite by joining one of Terranea’s naturalists for a picturesque guided hike around the 102-acre resort on Thanksgiving Day. You’ll have no guilt digging into some pumpkin pie after this invigorating hike!

Black Friday Shopping | Friday, November 26 | Get your holiday shopping done early with Black Friday promotions at marea, pointe discovery, The Spa Boutique, and The Links. The perfect opportunity to check off everyone on your gift list – including yourself!

Black Friday at The Links | November 26-28 | Tee off on Black Friday with an amazing deal at one of the best par-3 courses in the country! Enjoy a 9-hole walking round with panoramic ocean views from every hole. Come early to shop exclusive discounts on hats, shirts, and outerwear from our favorite brands, including Nike, Travis Mathew, FootJoy, and more!  Start your holiday shopping with specials on an annual Links Card Membership or rounds of golf for 2022.

Champagne Brunch Served Buffet | Thursday, November 25 | Seating times from 10am – 2pm | Celebrate with friends and family with a fixed served buffet brunch and live entertainment. Gobble up culinary delights with a festive carving station, omelet station, French toast station, and a feast-worthy selection of menu offerings including local chilled seafood, savory pastas, turkey benedict, braised short rib, peppered fillet beef tenderloin, mojo picon glazed chicken breast, roasted marble potatoes and market vegetables, fruit and salad bar, charcuterie, and dessert bar. Champagne is included to give a toast of thanks.

Terranea Thanksgiving To-Go 2021 | Online ordering deadline is Monday, November 22 at 12:00pm. Front drive pick-up is November 24 – 25 from 10:00am to 5:00pm | For a no-fuss Thanksgiving feast, let Terranea create your holiday meal!  Enjoy gourmet offerings, including your main entrée choice of cider-brined turkey or vegetarian mushroom, leek, and potato tart. Sides include brioche and pear stuffing, whipped Yukon potatoes, sweet potato with whiskey soaked raisin and pecan streusel, cranberry and apple compote, herb roasted seasonal vegetables, acorn squash and apple bisque, parker house rolls, and a kale harvest salad with butternut squash, pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds, pickled onion, and Champagne vinaigrette. Dessert selection includes choice of pumpkin, apple, or pecan pie, or vegan Meyer lemon cheesecake.

In-Room Holiday Programming | Resort guests can enjoy fireside holiday stories read by a Terranea Elf and good tidings with a Peace and Tranquility resort channel showcasing the crashing waves and natural sounds of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Virtual experiences are complimentary and available both in-room and accessible online.

Elf on the Shelf | Daily in December | pointe discovery | Join us each day in December to partake in a festive search for Terra, the Elf on the Shelf. Everyday there is a new holiday jingle that hints to Terra’s location. Bring the whole family to participate in this holiday tradition. Head to pointe discovery for daily clues.

Postcards to the North Pole | December 1-24 | 9am – 10pm | Time to make a list, check it twice and send it off to Santa. Guests of all ages are invited to fill out personalized postcards shipped directly to Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole. There’s a good chance your letters will get a response of warm tidings from St. Nick himself.

Gingerbread Decorating Kits | Decorate your own edible gingerbread house with frosting, candies, and delight this holiday season. Includes frosting, candies and all materials to decorate. A perfect family holiday activity for all ages to enjoy!

Winter Solstice Hike | December 21 | 2 – 4pm | Celebrate the season with an energy boosting guided nature hike along Terranea’s native plants trails. This active holiday offering will include a visit to the Pointe Vicente Interpretive Center. Advanced reservations required

WELLNESS

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Palos Verdes coastline, The Spa at Terranea embraces the natural beauty and energy of its idyllic setting to create a transformative experience for body, mind and spirit. Designed by the foremost experts in wellness and restorative therapy, this serene oasis provides oceanfront relaxation. For more information and to reserve a treatment, please call 310.265.2740.

GOLF

Links Card Membership - Whether you are an avid golfer or just love to enjoy a round and take in the fresh air and views at our Southern California golf resort, being a member at The Links certainly has its perks. Membership not only includes access to preferred green fee rates for a year, but members receive four complimentary rounds, year-round discounts on golf shop merchandise, a free practice session in our state-of-the-art simulator hitting bays, and a PGA lesson from one of our professionals.

ADVENTURE

At Terranea, guests are invited to immerse themselves in extraordinary bucket list adventures and activities, each one inspired by nature. The adventure concierge provides a wide range of activities and gets up close and personal with local flora and fauna on the coastal preserve. Adventures include kids club activity boxes, guided fishing adventures, archery, self-guided nature hikes, tide pooling, paddleboarding, kayaking, and more. Expert guides offer friendly and knowledgeable insight into Rancho Palos Verdes’ unique ecology and character. Regardless of age or skill level, Terranea has an array of activities that appeal to every guest. 

Kids Club Discovery Garden 

Creative exploration awaits! Children are welcomed to enjoy outdoor activity and artistic expression at our Kids Club Discovery Garden! This unique offering and the two-hour session includes curated and themed programming, focusing on an educational art project that explores interesting local landmarks and the natural surroundings of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Thursday - Sunday | 2 - 4pm | Ages 4 - 10

Kids Club Family Activity Box and Toddler Box

The Terranea Kids Club Activity Box is a specially curated box of activities designed for children age 4-12. With ample activities for multiple days of play, this kit celebrates all things Terranea, including a plein air painting project, nature journal, design your own beach ball, and much more. Priced at $125.

Ideal for entertaining toddlers age 2-4, Terranea’s Tot Box includes a variety of arts and crafts including a Lil’ Architects Lesson, Sailboat Craft, Design your own Puzzle with Artist Markers, Sun visor Sticker Project, and Jumbo Bubble Magic Wand. Priced at $65.

Family Game Room and Escape Room

New family offerings include a Family Game Room with private use of the Tide Pool Kids Club. The room is stocked with an air hockey table, a ping pong table, an assortment of games, and more. There’s also a fire pit outside, complete with a s’mores kit. Terr-escape Room where guests can channel their inner super-spy with “Greyhawk’s Folly – A Secret Agent Challenge,” where they’ll attempt to decipher the clues and “escape” from a suite before master criminal “Greyhawk” returns in one hour. An exciting and fun-filled family bonding opportunity.  Additional family offerings include stargazing kits, kids club family and toddler activity boxes, mandala painting to-go kits, and more.

Plein Air Painting To-Go Kits

Throughout the halls of the resort, guests of Terranea are surrounded by a uniquely Californian style of Plein Air painting. Borrowed from the French and meaning “in the open air”: this style of painting embraces the beauty of our natural surroundings. With this self-guided activity, we invite you to explore your own inner artist and create an original work of art to take home – the perfect souvenir for Spring! Priced at $65 for the adult landscape project and $45 for the child butterfly project.

Guided Fishing Adventure

Experience fishing the kelp forest on a guided kayak excursion. Terranea is located in the middle of two Marine Protected Areas (MPA's), so you'll begin and end your tour with a decent paddle to reach a fishing permissible area outside that boundary. Your experienced fishing guide will accompany you and bring all of the necessary fishing gear and set you up to fish, and provide any necessary instruction and supervision. No prior kayak or fishing experience is necessary! The tour covers the normal paddling distance of our traditional guided tour, so expect to see some wildlife along the way! Priced at $250 and $150 for each additional participant. Ages 8+.

Guests can bring their own fishing equipment if so desired. Overnight guests are required to catch and release, no storage in hotel suites is permitted. (Local residents who elect to transport their fish home may keep what they catch.) Single and Tandem kayaks are available, depending on your group and preference. PLEASE NOTE: A fishing license is required for all guests 16 and over. Single day fishing licenses can be purchased online for approximately $17 by clicking here. 


GIFT IDEAS

Terranea Gift Cards - Traditional gift cards can be used resort-wide for dining, golf, spa, activities, stays and more – perfect for Mother’s Day or to be shipped to the gift recipient.

Gift a Terranea Stay - Give the ultimate gift with a digital getaway certificate for a stay in an Ocean View Guestroom or Ocean View Suite at Terranea. Once purchased, the certificate may be redeemed for a stay within the next 365 days and includes resort fees and taxes. Based on availability, restrictions may apply.