Holiday Activities

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Discover a truly Southern Californian holiday season with fun-filled adventures for kids from one to 92. Explore Terranea’s oceanfront 102 acres, share our gratitude with Thanksgiving festivities, witness the magical spirit of the holidays, and ring in the upcoming New Year.

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A Spa’tacular Season

SENSE OF THE SEASON: Let your mind drift free with visions of sugar plums, as you indulge your senses during a 90-minute vanilla spice brown sugar scrub and full-body massage combination. As the sugar reveals silky, soft skin, the holiday stress will melt away. December 1-31 | $410

SILENT NIGHT: All is calm, all is bright. Quiet the mind and pause for reflection during the busy holiday season with our special mediation practice, located in our oceanfront Movement Studio. Kindly bring a $20 contribution, benefiting our local foundation. To reserve your spot, please call The Spa at 310.265.2740. December 10 | 6pm

SPA MEMBERSHIPS: The gift that keeps on giving - become a member of The Spa at Terranea! Our exclusive annual membership program includes full use of The Spa facilities and amenities, including The Spa Pool, Fitness Center and Movement Studio, Spa and Salon services and treatments, as well as a variety of perks throughout the resort.

Tee It Up for the Holidays

HOLIDAY SHOPPING AT THE GOLF HOUSE: Swing by the Golf House this holiday season for gifts that are sure to be a hole in one, including premium golf apparel and accessories, as well as the best stocking stuffer for every enthusiast - The Links Membership!

HOLIDAY-THEMED PUTTING: Come try our fun-filled ocean-view putting course. The course features a variety of slopes, plateaus, and ridges which makes for a fun golf experience for the family. December 24 – December 31 |  10am – 4pm | Ages 6+ and equipment will be provided

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A Holiday for Discovery

MEET & GREET WITH TERRANEA'S FALCONER: Meet Terranea's falconer and his birds of prey outside of pointe discovery, all season long. This 30-minute talk is an explanation about what our falconer does and fun facts about his birds of prey. If you want to learn more and see the birds fly, please visit to book a private falconry experience. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 11:00 - 11:30am | Complimentary

MAGIC BY THE SEA: Every first Friday of the month be mystified by the illusive talents of renowned magician David Groves, featuring specialty cocktails, wines, and a truly spectacular evening along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Advanced ticket purchase strongly recommended. catalina kitchen | First Friday of the Month | 10pm – 11:30pm

FESTIVE FILMS AT THE COVE: Outdoor holiday movie magic under the stars! Catch an evening flick at our beach cove, complete with light refreshments and snacks, available for purchase. Exclusively available to resort guests. Beach Cove | 6:30pm | December 23

LIGHTING OF THE MENORAH & SUNSET RITUAL: At sunset on the terrace of the Lobby Lounge, guests enjoy the ringing of the crystal singing bowls and lighting of the menorah. The pure sounds of the crystal resonate to bring harmony and well-being to all who hear its beautiful sound. December 18 – 26

WINTER SOLSTICE HIKE: 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. December 21 | 2 – 4pm | Meet outside pointe discovery | Advanced reservations required

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES: 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.

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'Tis the Season for Kids

ELF ON THE SHELF: 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. Daily in December | pointe discovery

KIDS CLUB HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING: During the month of December, Kids Club will offer cookie decorating as a delicious craft for the kids to participate in during the morning and evening sessions. December | Ages 4-10

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! Gingerbread kits can be purchased at pointe discovery from December 8-24

‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: Not a creature will be stirring as guests gather by the fire to listen to a special rendition of “’Twas the Night before Christmas” in Terranea’s Lobby Living Room for all of those young at heart. Join the fun on Christmas Eve to set the scene for the perfect holiday experience. December 24  | 5pm | All ages | Complimentary for all guests | Lobby Living Room | Children must be accompanied by an adult

KIDS NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Kiss 2022 goodbye and the kids good night as they head off to their own kids party hosted by Kids Club. They will have the night of their lives packed with dinner, a bounce-house, double-feature movie, snacks, and even a special countdown to 2023 while you are free to party the night away at your chosen venue. Saturday, December 31 | 6:30pm – 12:30am  | Children 4 – 12 | Advanced reservations required

NEW YEAR'S DAY RECOVERY: Relax after the big 2023 celebrations! Terranea’s Kids Club adventure leaders will whisk your children away for breakfast, lunch and an action packed day of fun, giving you freedom to get some R&R at the start of the New Year. Sunday, January 1 | 10am – 1pm | Children 4 – 12 | Advanced reservations required

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