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Terranea Resort Presents Themed Lexus Drive Experiences for Guests

Resort Offers Use of Lexus During Stay Along With GPS Guided Experiential Tours

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (November 20, 2013) – Terranea Resort, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, is now offering a line-up of special themed drive itineraries for guests to experience, along with the use of one of Lexus’ latest vehicles. The new Terranea Drive Series is available for a limited time and is offered complimentary to guests staying in one of Terranea’s luxurious Shearwater Suites.

The series presents guests with a variety of experiential GPS-led driving tours covering themes such as adventure and romance. Itineraries engage travelers to explore more of Terranea’s natural coastal setting; ideal for scenic drives, picturesque roadside stops and ocean-side adventures; and provide the opportunity for guests to enjoy and experience the latest fleet of cars by luxury auto brand Lexus - the resort’s preferred vehicle.

The Terranea Drive Series experiences and use of a Lexus vehicle are provided complimentary to all guests booking a stay in one of Terranea’s two luxurious 1,800 sq. ft. Shearwater Suites. In addition to the expansive ocean-side accommodations, guests have unlimited access to a Lexus vehicle and can enjoy one of three special drive packages including the Retail Retreat; Romantic Rendezvous and Adventure Escape. Each drive package includes a themed road trip itinerary with recommended sites and attractions for guests to experience, snacks and refreshments for the road, along with special themed amenities and gifts to match each itinerary. Rates for stays in the Shearwater Suites start at $2,445 a night. Guests must use promo code: LEXUSSUITE when booking.

The Terranea Drive Series includes:

The Retail Retreat

For guests seeking some retail therapy, the retail retreat offers a GPS guided tour to one of the hottest shopping destinations in Southern California - South Coast Plaza.  The excursion provides guests with a vehicle from the Lexus fleet, one with plenty of truck space; complimentary valet parking at South Coast Plaza; entrance to the shopping venue’s ACCESS VIP Suite, featuring a dedicated concierge, complimentary refreshments, and package check; along with an exclusive VIP Passport and $100 South Coast Plaza Gift Certificate. Guests also receive a $50 gift card to use at Terranea’s retail outlets including marea boutique, The Spa, Pointe Discovery and The Links golf shop. 

The Adventure Escape

Adventurous guests are encouraged to explore more of the Palos Verdes Peninsula’s natural landscape with a coastal drive in one of the Lexus fleet vehicles and a Pointe Discovery activity.  The GPS guided tour highlights scenic points of interest including the Point Vicente Interpretive Center to watch the whale migration and Portuguese Bend for hiking and wildlife spotting.  Guests can choose either an aqua or terra activity from Pointe Discovery such as a coastal hike, falconry, tide pooling, paddleboarding, or kayorkling. The Adventurer outing also includes a picnic basket lunch from sea beans, complete with energy bars and water bottle, and a pair of binoculars for watching marine life off the coast as dolphins, sea lions and whales can be spotted along the shore on a regular basis.

The Romantic Rendezvous

For a romantic retreat, guests can cruise along the stunning Southern California coast, enjoy an afternoon picnic at one of the peninsula’s breathtaking and picturesque vantage points.  The GPS guided tour highlights scenic points of interest including Abalone Cove for a quiet walk, Portuguese Bend for an intimate picnic or Del Cerro Park to watch the sunset.  Guests also receive a picnic basket for two from sea beans, a warm and cozy picnic blanket and box of house-made chocolate truffles. After the romantic road trip, guests will find a rose petal turndown when returning to the suite.

The Terranea Drive Series is available now through June 2014 and is subject to availability. To participate in the offer, guests must be 25 years or older and have a valid U.S. driver’s license. For additional information, please visit or call 310.265.2800.

Lexus sedans, SUVs, hybrids and convertibles are also available to all Terranea guests for on- and offsite test drives. Lexus owners who book a stay at Terranea Resort are also eligible for special benefits, available through, ranging from $100 resort credits to day passes for The Spa at Terranea and various culinary, recreation and wellness activities offered at the resort. For more information about Terranea Resort and Lexus, visit or

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About Terranea Resort

Terranea, Los Angeles’ premier oceanfront resort, is located on California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula. Amid unparalleled Pacific Ocean views, guests enjoy world-class accommodations with 582 rooms that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas and spacious 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 paddleboarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe Enterprises and JC Resorts and managed by Destination® Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit, call 866-802-8000 or follow Terranea on Facebook

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About Lexus

Lexus launched in 1989 with two luxury sedans and a commitment to pursue perfection. Since that time, Lexus has expanded its line-up to meet the needs of global luxury customers. Lexus is now going beyond its reputation for high quality vehicles with the integration of innovative technology, emotional exterior and interior designs, and engaging driving dynamics and performance.  With five models incorporating Lexus Hybrid Drive, Lexus is the luxury hybrid leader. Lexus also offers six F SPORT models and two F models, including the LFA supercar, for top-of-the-line performance. In the United States, Lexus vehicles are sold through 233 dealers who are committed to exemplary customer service.

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