Perched atop a rugged oceanside bluff in Northern California, just 30 minutes from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay delivers a 5-star, luxury resort experience unlike any other. Roast s'mores over an open fire on your hotel terrace, nourish body and soul at the spa or tee off on one of two championship golf courses, before feasting on fresh seafood at the signature restaurant and watching the sun set over the Pacific.

Affiliations: Virtuoso, AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts Program, Signature.

Rooms: 261 Guestrooms, Suites & Guest Houses

Best time of the year: Year-Round

Local Airports: SFO - San Francisco International Airport | SJC - San Jose International Airport | OAK - Oakland International Airport

Airlift to Local Airport: SFO is one of the main hubs in the USA and has excellent airlift virtually anywhere, SJC is also a great hub with plenty of domestic and international non-stop flights, and OAK is mostly a domestic flights option.

From Airport: SFO = 43 minutes drive | SJC = 1h 11 minutes drive | OAK = 1h 03 minutes drive

Surf Spots nearby: It’s all about Mavericks, this is what you come to see and explore, but there are other surf spots in the area and driving south on PCH 1 toward’s Santa Cruz, an endless amount of surf spots are available.

Dining: Fine Dining (Navio) + Casual (The Conservatory) + Sunset (The Ocean Terrace)

Facilities & Services: SPA + Gym + Three gas fire pits overlooking the Pacific Ocean + Six lighted tennis courts + The Ritz-Kids® and VIK programs for young guests + Access to both on-property championship golf courses; golf pro shop and dedicated golf concierge

Meetings & Events: 21,100 square feet of indoor meeting and function space + 16 indoor and outdoor venues at over 35,000 total square feet, including ballrooms, meeting rooms and beachfront venues + 02 Outdoor Wedding Venues