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Southern California

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Itinerary Highlights

To explore sunny South California, make charming Santa Monica your starting point, where you are perfectly based to explore the unique and ever-enchanting city of Los Angeles. Then, it’s off to Laguna Beach, one of Orange County’s hidden gems before your third and final stop, San Diego, California’s most southern beach city comprising 70 miles of golden-sand beaches.

Luxury Beach Holidays Luxury City Breaks
Perfect for:

Those seeking plenty of fun beneath the Californian sunshine

Guide Price:

Prices from £3,045 per person. Price includes accommodation, flights, transfers and car hire.


Your itinerary at a glance

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    3 nights Santa Monica, United States of America
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    3 nights Orange County, United States of America
  • 3
    3 nights San Diego, United States of America
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California is one of North America’s sunniest states and enjoys a Mediterranean-style climate throughout the year. In central and southern California summers tend to be very dry, while there may be short-lived spells of cold weather in wintertime.

Fly to Los Angeles

Following a meet and greet, a private car transfer will take you to Shutters On The Beach, Santa Monica.




Santa Monica, United States of America

Staying at

Shutters On The Beach, Santa Monica


A stay just west of Downtown Los Angeles means you’re perfectly based to explore the hotspots of Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and Universal Studios. Head over to Hollywood or hire a bike and enjoy Santa Monica’s famous golden beaches, Santa Monica Pier and fabulous farmers markets.


The perfect property from which to explore Los Angeles

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Collect your car hire for the remainder of your Californian adventure

After picking up your full-size hire car, drive south towards the lovely, laid-back beaches of Orange County.




Orange County, United States of America

Staying at

The Resort at Pelican Hill


Situated in sunny Southern California, Orange County is a veritable playground of oceanfront towns, shops and spectacular theme parks, including Knott’s Berry Farm and the Disneyland Resort. Orange County also hosts some of California's most famous beaches along 42 miles of beautiful coastline, such as Huntington Beach, immortalised in the Beach Boys song “Surfin’ Safari” and dubbed Surf City. Here, the International Surfing Museum displays longboards and other memorabilia.

Set by the Pacific Ocean in Southern California’s chic coastal town of Newport Beach, Pelican Hill is a sanctuary of beauty and sophistication. The resort is fabulous for golf, spa treatments and dining options, and is close to Newport Harbour, where you can enjoy a duffy boat ride around the harbour with a picnic lunch.


This hilltop residence features two world-class Tom Fazio-designed golf courses

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Continue driving south along the coast to San Diego




San Diego, United States of America

Staying at

Hotel Del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton


Comprised of 70 miles of golden-sand beaches and a selection of chic neighbourhoods, San Diego thrives a upon a wonderfully laidback lifestyle in the glorious Californian sunshine. Offering something for everyone, this charming city is home to 150 breweries, over 90 golf courses and plenty of shopping scenes including distinctive designer districts. Take a helicopter tour, explore Balboa Park - a large urban cultural park home to fifteen museums - experience a sporting event and, in the evening, head to the Gaslamp Quarter to discover great restaurants, bars and nightlife.


An array of activities to enjoy down on the sand

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Fly from San Diego to London

After dropping your hire car at San Diego Airport, board your flight back to the UK.

Make an enquiry for this itinerary from one of our expert Luxury Travel Specialists

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Independent Reviews

Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

Elegant Resorts have achieved an average score of 4.9 / 5 based on 299 independent reviews.

We are proud to have been awarded the Feefo Gold Service award. This independent seal of excellence recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews and achieve an overall score of 4.5 or more.