Terranea Resort

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 13 publications
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13 expert recommendations



Overlooking Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, and a lighthouse. Perfect respite for Cali staycationers or those from anywhere who can appreciate award-winning spa treatments.



The ones with the best views are a trek from the lobby, except for those on the higher floors overlooking the resort pool.


Condé Nast Traveler 93.6

This rambling resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula overlooking Catalina Island "feels more Mediterranean than Southern California." Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, with splendid views over the ocean and Catalina Island, this eco-friendly resort boasts 400 rooms, suites, and bungalows.


Fodor's Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Choice

L.A.'s only full-service oceanfront resort straddles 102 terraced acres at land's end on the scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

Although Terranea Resort is located only 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a lush Mediterranean estate. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Sprawls across 102 acres of the South Bay coastline... Prime territory for snorkeling, kayaking, and other aquatic activities, not to mention the gorgeous nine-hole golf course on-property. Full review →


Gayot 48

Terranea creates an idyllic California coast vacation with its ocean views and plenty of activities that allow for enjoying California's balmy weather. Full review →



A SoCal escape perfect for families, but still romantic enough for a steamy weekend rendezvous Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Top Choice

Once the domain of trick sea mammals, the old Marineland property is now LA’s best five-star beach resort.


Not For Tourists

Closed in 1986, Marineland was a sea animal park on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Now it has been fenced off and left to rot. This is the type of place you went to as a bored... Full review →


Time Out

Situated on an oceanside bluff in posh Rancho Palos Verdes, the picturesque resort is a Mecca of relaxation and resort life. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

In 2009, a developer turned the former site of the Marineland theme park in Palos Verdes into a Mediterranean-style seaside resort with a 50,000-square-foot spa. Full review →

Hotel Details

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Terranea Resort

5 Star Hotel terranea.com

100 Terranea Way, driving directions, 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Contact d445f63b78b656f887e08d10ef2d2d4992d799b4a92ccab83cccb07d135ca2c9 (310) 265-2800
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Public Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Multilingual
  • Kitchenette
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Golf Course
  • Family Friendly
  • Beachfront
  • Accessible
  • Breakfast Available

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