The Resort at Pelican Hill for National Girlfriends Day

Sharael Kolberg
4 min readJul 31

The Resort at Pelican Hill, located in Newport Beach, California, offers luxury accommodation that is perfect for getting away with your girlfriends to celebrate National Girlfriend Day on August 1st. Whether you’re staying one night or an entire week, you can enjoy elevated dining, beautiful pools, a luxury spa, impeccable service and stunning ocean views.

August 1st is National Night Out, and what better way to make the most of it than with a gourmet meal at the Pelican Grill. The quintessential California dining experience offers butcher-cut steaks, wood-fired pizzas, crisp salads, and signature craft cocktails, alongside unbeatable views of the golf course and beyond.

Private Expansive Villas

As the largest inventory of luxury, ocean-view home accommodations, the Villas are available in two, three & four-bedroom configurations (with a bathroom for each room) — perfect for a getaway with girlfriends, with lots of room to spread out. Ranging from 2,200 square feet to 3,581 square feet, the exceptionally spacious Villas offer expansive terraces with dramatic ocean views, gourmet kitchens, dining areas, personal butlers, and staff available around the clock to fulfill each guest’s every need and desire.

A Taste of Italy at The Resort at Pelican Hill

An exclusive privilege, enjoyed by Villa guests only, is the private 10,000-square-foot Villa Clubhouse, a genteel and serene escape from the everyday world. With its understated, relaxed elegance and light- bathed living room, the Villa Clubhouse provides personally tailored service, private gourmet dining, a radiant blue pool created by hand-setting 300,000 hand-cut glass mosaic tiles, luxurious cabanas, and stunning vistas of the Pacific.

The Ultimate Spa Day

Offering a place for wellness and healing, The Spa at Pelican Hill recaptures the original philosophy, purity, and effectiveness of the world’s most celebrated traditional treatments and therapies. In addition to its 22 private treatment rooms designed for massages & facials, the 23,000-square-foot Spa includes an Acqua Colonnades, featuring a dramatic 28-foot-high Palladian rotunda, wall of flowing water, steam rooms, saunas, and saltwater Roman soaking tubs.

The Coliseum Pool at The Resort at Pelican Hill

If you’d rather enjoy a lively day at the pool, head to the Coliseum pool. Inspired by Rome’s famed landmark, the Coliseum Pool at the Resort at Pelican Hill is among the most strikingly unique swimming pools found anywhere in the world, overlooking endless sea & coastal backdrops. Perfectly circular and 136 feet in diameter, the Coliseum Pool-the world’s largest circular pool-dazzles with its radiant blue bottom created by 1.1 million hand-cut glass mosaic tiles and amphitheater of terraced decks. Rent a private pool cabana for you and your girlfriends and have food and drinks delivered, or head to the Coliseum Pool & Grill, that overlooks the pool, for American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.

World-Class Golf Course at The Resort at Pelican Hill

The Resort at Pelican Hill is home to one of the country’s top golf courses, the world-class Pelican Hill Golf Club spans two 36-hole Ocean North and Ocean South courses, artfully woven through stunning natural terrain and spectacular ocean vistas. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, the Resort offers lessons and expert services from accomplished forecaddies and PGA instructors that consistently elevate your level of play.

Summer ‘La Dolce Vita’ Programming

August is a wonderful to visit The Resort at Pelican Hill, with warm weather and La Dolce Vitaactivities, ranging from Plein Air Art Demonstrations by Laguna College of Art & Design students, outdoor fitness classes, new Pelican Pages Summer Book Club, Aperitivo Sunset Celebration, Charcuterie Board Building & much more.

Contact Information

The Resort at Pelican Hill
22701 Pelican Hill Road South
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(855) 596–3485

Images courtesy of The Resort at Pelican Hill

Disclosure: Accommodation was provided by the hotel in order to do my review, but all opinions are my own.

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Sharael Kolberg

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