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Terranea Resort Recognized As Top Resort In Southern California With Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Readers' Choice Award

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(October 9, 2018) —

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, recognized as one of the Top Resorts in Southern California.

“We are delighted to be recognized by readers of the esteemed Condé Nast Traveler publication,” says Terranea Resort President Terri Haack. “Creating and delivering a truly exceptional and unparalleled guest experience at Terranea is our top priority, so to receive this accolade driven by consumer feedback is a tremendous honor.”

Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

Poised above coastal bluffs with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, debuted in June 2009 will celebrate its milestone 10 year anniversary in 2019. A hidden gem on the Los Angeles coast, the Mediterranean-inspired resort provides a sophisticated retreat for guests with a relaxed ambiance and panoramic seascape views.

Celebrated for its natural beauty, the 102-acre estate features guestrooms and suites, including spacious casitas and villas, and The Bungalows at Terranea, a collection of guest accommodations featuring spa and wellness-focused amenities. Other luxurious resort amenities spotlight nine distinct dining experiences, a full-service spa and fitness center, award-winning golf course, four swimming pools, kids’ club, Experience Center featuring ecological enrichment programs, and 135,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor wedding and event space.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

The 2018 Readers' Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at www.cntraveler.com/rcaand celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.

About Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel

Located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea is Los Angeles’s premier oceanfront resort with 102 acres of unparalleled Pacific Ocean views. Terranea opened its doors in June 2009 and offers 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 3 golf course; award winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa and fitness center; four 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. Terranea is proud of its Farm to Terranea culinary philosophy that focuses on utilizing local and sustainable ingredients. Terranea's bountiful land boasts herb and vegetable gardens, lemon groves, beehives, a Sea Salt Conservatory, and more. The resort’s innovative adventure concierge, 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, kayaking, and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts and is a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and AAA Four Diamond property. Since its opening, Terranea Resort has been named one of Travel + Leisure’s “500 Best Hotels in the World” and earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards” and “Gold List.” The resort also received the “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator and has been recognized numerous times on U.S. News & World Report's “Best U.S. Hotels” list. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit www.terranea.com, call 866.261.5873, or follow the resort on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts, and residences across the United States and Caribbean. Offering authentically immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties, the award winning portfolio features 19 renowned golf courses, 18 indigenous spas, and 105 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen's bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 30-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 3 Webby Awards in 2015. For more, visit www.cntraveler.com.

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