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The Resort at Pelican Hill

Newport Coast, California, United States

The Resort at Pelican Hill

On the coast of Newport Beach in Southern California, The Resort at Pelican Hill sits perched upon 504 acres of sun-drenched hillsides. Inspired by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, the resort village features expansive hotel accommodations with panoramic views of the Pacific. Here, golf, spa and gourmet dining find exquisite expression. The Resort is about 45 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport and 15 minutes from Orange County's John Wayne Airport. Newport Coast is home to Crystal Cove State Park that features 3.5 miles of sandy beaches and it is also close to all the entertainment and sporting attractions in Southern California 

There are just 204 expansive bungalows tucked thoughtfully into terraced hillsides. This affords them unobstructed views of the fairways and sea. Each one-story Bungalow or Bungalow Suite features a limestone fireplace, private ocean-view terrace, hand-hewn wood beam ceiling, marble bath and adjacent parking. They are a spacious 847 to 1,694 square feet. The Resort's bungalow suites are filled with so many features that guests might find it difficult to leave. 

- Golf course and ocean-view terraces 
- 16-foot vaulted, rustic wood-beam ceilings 
- Italian limestone fireplaces 
- Travertine flooring throughout 
- Plush, feather-top beds with European-style linens 
- Deep soaking tubs and separate, marble walk-in showers 
- Elegant granite countertops 
- Double sinks 
- Lavish bath robes and slippers 
- High-speed wireless Internet connections 
- 42"-50" plasma TVs 
- Bose stereo systems (CD/DVD capable) 
- Multi-line telephone capabilities with speaker phone access 
- Granite wet bars with refrigerator 
- In-room safes 
- Private parking space at the entrance of each bungalow 

The Villa Club: 
The Villas offer 2(2,193 sq. ft), 3(2,573 sq.ft) or 4(3,581 sq. ft) bedrooms and expansive ocean-view terraces. Although our resort accommodations are residential in design, there is no real estate for sale. At Pelican Hill, everyone is a guest. These elegant residences are served graciously by their own staff for the duration of your stay. They offer a more intimate way to experience the warmth and luxury of Pelican Hill. In addition to the resort amenities, North & South Villa guests enjoy their own clubhouse and pool, as well as our distinctive Villa Services Program. 

The exclusive Villa Club provides 10,000 square feet of private luxury for guests staying at The Villas. Pamper yourself with extensive and sumptuous amenities. A large Great Room features plush seating, an elegant limestone fireplace, a comfy reading area and game tables. If the sun beckons, you can lounge by the dramatic glass-tile pool while enjoying one of the most spectacular views at The Resort. Indulge in the spa and wading pool. Escape from the sun in the luxurious, poolside cabanas offering private lounges, dining tables, ceiling fans and TVs. Or take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness center. Savor our gourmet selections poolside, in the Dining Room, or on the spacious outdoor terrace with stunning vistas. 

The Villa Program is meticulously designed to create a highly personalized experience. By understanding your desires and preferences, your villa coordinator concierge, butler and housekeeper will customize your entire visit for you. They are personally assigned to you and have one single purpose - to provide you with the most exceptional service not found anywhere else. From an intimate couple’s weekend to a multi-generational family vacation, every visit has been anticipated. Our philosophy is simple: if it can be done, it will be done. It's a standard that's likely to redefine and elevate the notion of hospitality. 

Dining Experiences: 
Allow the dramatic views and impeccable service of The Resort at Pelican Hill™ to enrich your every dining experience. From the distinct flavors of Northern Italy, to the freshness of California cuisine, The Resort at Pelican Hill presents inviting al fresco dining for every moment and mood. Our exclusive team of fine chefs has designed a full array of original creations and menus to surpass your highest expectations and complement your relaxing resort stay. 

All five restaurants and cafés offer exquisite fare in an al fresco setting. Every meal can be enjoyed inside or outside on the heated ocean-view terraces. Restaurants include Pelican Grill, Andrea, Caffè, Caffè II and Coliseum Grill. 

Pelican Hill Golf Club: 
When Tom Fazio meticulously placed 36 holes among natural arroyos and coastal scrub, he created a masterpiece. The Ocean North and Ocean South courses offer different playing experiences but share one thing: the view. Every hole has been designed to maximize the dramatic sight of the Pacific. Facilities include a clubhouse, men and women's locker rooms, Golf Shop, Caffè II and Pelican Grill & Lounge. There are a variety of classes and clinics available on request. The Resort at Pelican Hill is proud to offer an exemplary Forecaddie Program to enhance your golf experience. 

The Spa at Pelican Hill: 
Our spa includes 22 private treatment rooms, a full salon and private salon treatment room, as well as ample areas for rest and relaxation. Our Acqua Colonnade features steam, sauna and whirlpool, and is complimentary to resort guests receiving treatments. We also offer classes and experiences to make the most of our coastal location. 

Three pools in the resort feature endless views of the golf courses and the Pacific Ocean, allowing guests to enjoy the ultimate in relaxation. More than one million glass mosaic tiles were laid by hand to form a perfect circle 136 feet in diameter, to create the Coliseum pool. Inspired by Rome's magnificent namesake, it features terraced seating, private cabanas with televisions and other creature comforts, and a restaurant. This pool will become the social hub of the resort, as guests lounge amid spectacular vistas of the golf course and ocean. The Villa clubhouse is reserved exclusively for Villa guests and features a pool with cabanas and gracious indoor and outdoor spaces that extend a luxurious, residential experience to every guest. Views from the clubhouse will be some of the best on the property. Children have a pool they can call their own, where they can entertain themselves with volleyball, a water play area, a playground, and a clubroom. Camp Pelican is adjacent to the Coliseum pool. 

Camp Pelican: 
Camp Pelican is a unique and exciting adventure for younger guests who visit our Resort. Camp Pelican offers activities such as arts and crafts, sand castle building, dance lessons and yoga to spark your child's creativity and imagination. Our ultimate goal is to be pro-active and cater to the individual needs of each child. Camp Pelican is a comforting and inviting retreat with bean bags, comfortable chairs, and soft carpeting, making it feel like a home away from home. Two big screen HDTVs, popular video games, karaoke and iPod accessories will complete the home entertainment provisions. Digital microscopes and complete iMAC computer stations may be utilized for exploratory activities. Age appropriate books, magazines and board games will also be provided as secondary entertainment. 

Camp Pelican consists of two different age groups. The Kid’s Club is designed for children age 4-12, and the Teen Adventure program is our exclusive camp for young adults aged 13-17. 

Other facilities/activities: 
Two fitness centers located at The Spa and the Villa Club are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. There are a variety of activities planned for each day that take advantage of our beautiful coastal setting such as: fitness walks and yoga classes at the beach. 

Crystal Cove State Park features hundreds of acres of lush, wooded canyons and open bluffs overlooking superb ocean vistas. Numerous trails wind through the park, making it a celebrated site for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking. The unspoiled beach at Crystal Cove is a 3.5-mile stretch of California coastline framed by sandy coves and tide-pools with a protected marine park. The newly opened historic district features restored beach cottages, a visitor center with gift shop and relaxed beachfront dining.

Hotel Facts

Type: Resort
Setting: Coastal
Style: Grand, Private
Interest: Business, Children-Friendly, Family, Golf, Pet-Friendlly, Relaxing, Romance, Spa, Wedding
Rates: 595 - 3350 USD
Rooms: 22
Facilities: Banquet Catering Facilities
Boutique Shopping
Business centre
Fitness Centre
Front Desk
Gift Shop
Golf Course
Indoor Sauna/Spa
Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
Kids Club Daily Activities
Lounge Bar
Meeting Conference Rooms
Meeting Private Rooms
Outdoor Dining/Lounging Area
Private Dining Rooms
Room Service
Spa Services
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Video Conference
Amenities: Butler Service
Children Program
DVD Player
Flat Screen TV
Handicapped Facilities
Complimentary High Speed Internet
Wi-Fi Wireless Internet
In Room Safe
Spa Services
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Private Chef Available
24hr Room Service
Valet Parking
Wheelchair Accessible




22701 Pelican Hill Road South,
Newport Coast, CA 92657

Pelican Hill is perched upon the coastline, just south of Newport Beach. The Resort is a 15-minute drive from Orange County's John Wayne Airport, and a 45-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport.

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