More Sizzling Summer Specials in the Southland

Sizzling Summer Specials at THE GRAND DEL MAR 

If you live in the Southland, hop in your car or take the Amtrak Surliner and head over to The Grand Del Mar  for some fun in the sun. The Mediterranean-inspired resort offers attractive, high style accommodation,  a Tom Fazio-designed golf course,  proximity to San Diego family attractions, hiking/walking trails, biking, horseback riding, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling and surfing.

The hotel features fine dining at   Addison, a grand Spa  and to enjoy it all, appealing packages such as:

 The Grand Golf Getaway– unlimited golf (with cart) for two players at The Grand Golf Club from arrival until departure the following day, one night’s room accommodations, overnight valet parking, daily breakfast for two and 20-percent discount on retail purchases throughout the resort. Rates start at $670 per night (exclusive of tax and gratuities).

 The Grand Spa- with its emphasis on renewal and rebirth, offering comprehensive programs and á la carte services. Includes one night’s room accommodations, overnight valet parking, $350 spa credit for use toward services or products at The Spa, daily breakfast for two and 20-percent discount on retail purchases throughout the resort. Rates start at $695 per night (exclusive of tax and gratuities).

 Grand Bed & Breakfast– one night’s room accommodations and overnight valet parking, daily breakfast for two and 20-percent discount on retail purchases throughout the resort. Rates start at $395 per night (exclusive of tax and gratuities).

 Family Fun– create family-time and fond memories, this package features one night’s room accommodations, overnight valet parking, complimentary Children’s Menu dining for up to two children ages 8 and under at Amaya or Poolside; and one four-hour program for up to two children (ages 4 to 12) at The Explorer’s Club. Additionally, one connecting guestroom is available at 50-percent off the Family Fun package rate. Rates start at $465 per night (exclusive of tax and gratuities). Please contact reservations at 1-888-314-2030 to add a connecting room to your reservation.

 The Grand Life– I love the name of this packaged, designed for those who simply want to relax and enjoy a leisurely stay. Includes accommodations for a minimum of three nights; $100.00 resort credit for use in The Spa, The Grand Golf Club, at any of the six dining venues or resort shops, and overnight valet parking. Rates start at $999 for three nights (exclusive of tax and gratuities).

Call: 1-888-314-2030 or book online at


Los Peñasquitos Canyon and the Pacific Coast Invite Active Participation


Nearby to The Grand Del Mar, guests may select from:


Canyon to Waterfall Hike. Discover prehistoric pasts, an abundance of flora, wildlife communities, flowing creeks and waterfalls, and scenic vistas along this guided four-mile hike.


Adventures on Wheels. Cycling and mountain biking provide fast-paced outdoor adventures – participants can bike the scenic paved trails located conveniently next to the resort, or enjoy the more than 37 miles of mountain biking trails located in the adjacent Los Peñasquitos Canyon.


Horseback Riding – The Adobe Experience. Explore Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve’s scenic terrain and unique landmarks, including a restored Adobe Ranch House originally built in the early 1800s, on a guided 2.5-hour horseback adventure.


The Grand Beach Service. The resort’s complimentary beach service offers an easy way to soak up the San Diego sun, and includes roundtrip transportation to/from Del Mar’s 15th Street Beach; set-up of beach chairs and umbrellas; beach towels and bottled waters.


Cave Kayaking. Guided kayaking tours of the La Jolla Sea Caves and the fascinating marine paradise of the La Jolla Ecological Reserve.


Kayak and Snorkel La Jolla. Kayaking and snorkeling adventures allow guests to get up close and personal with the gentle leopard sharks, Garibaldi and other local fish.


Surf’s Up! Surfers of all aptitudes can head to the beach for private surf lessons with locally acclaimed Surf Diva. Adult, kids, family and group lessons are all available; surfboard and wet suit rentals included.


Mesa to Sea Hike. A guided two-hour hike from the famous cliff top groves of Torrey Pines State Reserve to the pristine beach below.


Cliffside Walk. Participants enjoy a two-hour guided coastal hike along La Jolla’s historic Cliffside Trail and learn about sea life, nesting birds, Native American lore and beach culture.


For more information or to register for hikes and other activities, please call the resort’s concierge at 858-314-1988.


Onsite Activities Abound


At The Grand Del Mar, there are tons of active enticements on the property. Two pro-style tennis courts beckon tennis buffs, while the resort’s four heated pools – with underwater speakers and a friendly outdoor pool bar – provide a relaxing retreat for the aquatically inclined. The resort’s spectacular 18-hole course offers championship caliber golf, while the 21,000-square-foot spa features an array of treatments, as well as an expansive fitness facility and movement studio. Here, guests can choose from an array of classes, such as Yoga, Pilates, Spin or Total Body Workout. Others may opt for tennis clinics, golf lessons or a quick fitness walk around the resort’s beautiful grounds.

 About The Grand Del Mar

Situated amid a private preserve in Coastal North San Diego County, The Grand Del Mar opened its doors in October 2007 and features: 249 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites; San Diego’s only Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course; two outdoor tennis courts; a 21,000-square-foot Renaissance-inspired spa; four swimming pools; regional dining, including Addison, the award-winning restaurant; an enclave of residential Villas; and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space.