Urban-Glamping Takes Flight at the Beverly Wilshire

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Glamping has never been more glamorous than at the Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills. Most recognize the luxury property as being the playground for Pretty Woman, but now it’s taking its room offerings to the next level by offering the great outdoors to its guests. The hotel has just unveiled the first-ever urban glamping experience in Los Angeles available on its Veranda Suite terrace. Read More on LuggageFree.com>>

4 Must-Visit Southern California Coastal Resorts

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Endless stretches of palm-tree lined beaches meeting blue ocean waves are some of the first things anyone pictures when they think of a vacation in Southern California. When you’re visiting the area make the most of your journey by matching epic accommodations with the scenery. From luxurious spas to sprawling seaside golf courses, check out these four must-visit SoCal coastal resorts… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>

A Surprising California Wine Getaway that Isn’t Napa Valley

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Santa Barbara wine country is made up of the best California wine regions you’ve never heard of. The area is comprised of the Santa Ynez and Santa Maria Valleys, Ballard Canyon, Santa Rita Hills, Happy Canyon and Los Olivos — most just a two-and-a-half hour drive from Los Angeles. Embark on gently rolling hills, strung with endless trellised grape vines interspersed with occasional roaming cattle. The region is ripe with vineyards and tasting rooms in picturesque communities of Santa Barbara, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Buellton, Ballard and Solvang. Here’s how to make the most out of your trip… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>

How to Sleep like a Star at the Beverly Hills Hotel

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Perched at the end of Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Beverly Hills, the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel has been bathing Hollywood’s elite and loyal hotel guests in luxury for over a century. Its signature pink facade earned it the nickname “The Pink Palace” for a reason, you feel like royalty the moment you step in the door. Once you’re in, find a lush 12-acre campus surrounded by gardens, a sprawling pool (it plays famous movie soundtracks on its underwater sound system) and adjacent Cabana Cafe; the Polo Lounge is a playground for Tinsel Town, while the sublime La Prarie Spa is perfect for pampering.

But if you really want the five-start treatment, you need to check in like many movie starts have before you. The hotel has recently updated its 208 rooms and, most recently, three of its bungalows… Read More on LuggageFree.com>>

What to Know about Aja Malibu — A New 10K/Week Luxury Retreat

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The road to Aja Malibu is windy — one that mystifies even the most sophisticated GPS systems. Perhaps they meant for it to be that way. When you arrive, you are urged to disconnect from the outside world (i.e. deposit your electronic devices at the door) and let your healing begin.

The $10,000 per week seven-bedroom luxury-boutique mountain retreat for the health and wellness-seeking connoisseur sits on a 23-acre property off Latigo Canyon Road in Malibu. It opened in August after an eight-year renovation; the site formerly housed a property President Roosevelt built in the 1940s. It boasts expansive mountain vistas, reaching all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Once you step foot on the grounds, its energy envelops you and you’re ready to begin your journey. Find out what’s in store… Read More on LuggageFree.com