Merry and Bright Holidays with Terranea Traditions 2020


This holiday season, traditions continue and new memories are made with pristine Pacific Ocean views at the luxurious Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Whether you’re visiting for a quick holiday getaway or an extended staycation, Terranea has everything you’ll need to keep your holidays merry and bright. 

Kick off your holiday season exploring Terranea’s beautiful grounds and work up your appetite with a Turkey Day Hike around the 102-acre resort on Thanksgiving morning. Led by a Terranea naturalist, you’ll be guided to observe scores of majestic trees, native plants and panoramic 270-degree views. You’ll be suitably prepared to dig into the festive Thanksgiving menus offered by the award-winning culinary team across multiple oceanfront restaurants. 

Have an Asian-inspired Thanksgiving dinner at bashi, featuring turkey shoyu ramen. Savor festive fine dining at mar’sel with a three-course family meal overlooking elegant views of the Pacific and unique wine pairings, soak up the sun poolside while you indulge in an open-faced turkey sandwich at The Grill, go all-in family style at catalina kitchen, and experience cozy and casual al fresco feasts at Nelson’s. Great news for football fans, the Lobby Terrace will be broadcasting the elite games along with touchdown-worthy snacks and bites! If you prefer not to dine in, Terranea has you covered with Thanksgiving To-Go. For a no-fuss Thanksgiving feast (including vegan options), Terranea offers complete gourmet meal packages serving groups of 4, 6 or 8, all prepared by their award-winning chefs! Go over menu details now and make sure your To-Go order is in by the deadline, November 23 at 5:00pm.

Start checking off your holiday shopping list with Blowout Black Friday promotions at Terranea’s retail stores including the luxury boutique, marea, and The Links golf house! Starting December 1 through Christmas Day, treat yourself to A Holiday Retreat at The Spa with a customized and invigorating 60-minute outdoor personal training session followed by a 60-minute massage treatment.

Celebrate the Festival of Lights, December 10 – December 18, with Terranea’s Hannukah specialty menus at sea beans and catalina kitchen featuring everything from traditional Matzo ball soup and braised beef brisket with roasted root vegetables to unique sweet treats including pistachio and raspberry-filled Rugelach cookies or challah French toast with apple brandy compote and toasted almonds.

Bring the whole family and start your Christmas traditions as soon as December 1 with a daily festive search for Terra, the Elf on the Shelf. Weekly Mandala Ornament Decorating will help re-center and reflect on the true meaning of the holidays and loved ones with the guidance of a spiritual wellness coach. Be sure to contact the Adventure Concierge to make your private appointment to learn about the beautiful local birds of prey including falcons, Harris’s Hawks and Eurasian Eagle Owls.

Keep your new Asian-inspired holiday tradition going with a Sonoma County Peking duck or Singaporean-style chili lobster at bashi for Christmas. Take all the pressure off at catalina kitchen, offering lunch and dinner options Christmas Eve through Christmas Day featuring prime rib, chicken, swordfish, classic sides, and vegan options fit for the whole family. Watch for Santa’s sleigh along the California horizon while you dine on an herb-crusted prime rib dinner at Nelson’s, or simply sip a festive cocktail along with savory holiday tapas platters including Spanish chorizo, olives, garlic shrimp and more at the Lobby Bar and Terrace.

Before you bid farewell to 2020, make your last meal one to remember at catalina kitchen with a five-course dinner featuring striped bass, prime rib, and smoked brisket. bashi will be serving up Asian-inspired a la carte specials such as crispy whole Baja striped bass and a surf and turf sushi roll with Wagyu beef and spicy lobster. Of course, it isn’t a successful New Year’s Eve without a hearty New Year’s Day breakfast! Recover with Nelson’s specials including handcrafted steak nachos, Kobe beef sliders, and Oreo cheesecake. bashi will be toasting with sake specials and dishing dim sum baskets with pork siu mai, shrimp hargow, chicken wontons and a variety of dumplings. And celebrate new beginnings with new bites at brunch-favorite, catalina kitchen.

Share what you love with who you love and give the gift of Terranea this holiday season. From dining, a round of golf, spa treatments, gift cards, or even a getaway certificate for an overnight stay, visit to cover everyone’s wish list. Use promotional code TRADITIONS when planning your overnight stay to enjoy breakfast for two and complimentary parking for bookings now through January 31, 2021, and stays through March 31, 2021.