Our stay at The Resort at Pelican Hill Newport Beach was an experience like no other. From the moment we arrived, we were treated to impeccable hospitality and service from the Exclusive Resorts concierge that made us feel welcome and relaxed throughout our stay.

With more than 500 acres of rolling hills, picturesque views, and endless amenities, Pelican Hill has become one of California’s premier vacation destinations located on the Southern California coast in Newport Beach. The resort is set atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and just minutes away from local attractions such as Laguna Beach and Fashion Island shopping center. It boasts two championship golf courses designed by renowned architect Tom Fazio, with stunning views of the ocean.

Pelican Hill is owned by TheIrvine Company, a privately held real estate investment company that owns and manages some of the most recognizable properties in Orange County, California. The property has a stunning Mediterranean-style architecture with breathtaking views of the ocean in every direction. From weddings and corporate retreats to family vacations or romantic getaways, there is something for everyone at Pelican Hill.

Accommodations at Pelican Hill are nothing short of extraordinary. Exclusive Resorts owns 5 three-bedroom villas. Each room is equipped with top-of-the-line amenities, including private balconies or terraces, marble bathrooms, signature luxury bedding, contemporary furnishings and state of the art technology.

We stayed in a three-bedroom villa that had its own private garage, full kitchen with stocked fridge, living room with fireplace, three marble bathrooms with soaking tubs, and a huge terrace with ocean view. It was so spacious. There was plenty of room for our whole family, and we felt right at home.

Private Terrace at the Villa

The resort also provided plenty of entertainment options to keep us busy during our stay. Besides golf, we relaxed in the full-service spa, road bikes along the Balboa Peninsula, and took the shuttle service to walk along the nearby beach and hiking trails of Crystal Cove Park.

There is also an array of dining options at Pelican Hill with two restaurants, cafes for snacks and room service. At the Coliseum Pool & Grill, we enjoyed a romantic dinner with locally sourced cuisine and watched the sunset. The bar served up craft cocktails right next to the largest circular pool.

Overall, our stay at The Resort at Pelican Hill Resort was an unforgettable experience made possible by Exclusive Resorts. We felt so well-rested and relaxed and will have long-lasting memories time spent with our family. From the degree of luxury and hospitality provided by their onsite concierge, who is dedicated to Exclusive Resorts members only, to the incredible amenities and activities available onsite, it was truly a one-of-a-kind getaway that we would recommend without hesitation.

Coliseum Pool at Pelican Hill

More on Exclusive Resorts

Exclusive Resorts membership is designed to provide members access to an extensive portfolio of luxury vacation residences. Members can choose from more than 350 private residences located in more than 50 destinations around the world, including beachfront villas, ski chalets, city penthouses, and resort suites.

Each residence is hand-selected for its amenities and quality, offering the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a five-star hotel. Members receive exclusive benefits such as discounted roundtrip airfare on select airlines; complimentary daily breakfast at participating properties; a dedicated concierge who can arrange activities and reservations; 24/7 access to an Exclusive Resorts Member Services team; and much more.

Members can customize their stays by adding extra nights, days or weeks; selecting from over 1,000 annual events and curated experiences; and taking advantage of flexible payment options. Every detail is taken care of so that members have a worry-free vacation experience.

Exclusive Resorts offers an ideal alternative to the hassle and expense of owning a second home. With Exclusive Resorts, all the benefits of traditional ownership are available without long-term financial obligations or management headaches. Plus, you get the added flexibility of being able to travel more often than traditional homeowners as Exclusive Resorts members have access to a curated selection of luxury homes around the world.

At Exclusive Resorts, you can enjoy properties that offer ample space for large groups and extended families while also having plenty of privacy when desired. Each residence is expertly maintained and managed with amenities like private swimming pools, hot tubs, spas, state-of-the-art fitness centers and more included depending on location. Additionally, members benefit from exclusive access to curated experiences and special events in each of the destinations.

With an Exclusive Resorts membership, you also don’t have to worry about upkeep or unexpected repair bills since all maintenance, housekeeping, and even stocking your kitchen with food is taken care of before you arrive so that you can enjoy your time away stress- free. Furthermore, you don’t need to worry about having enough money saved to take a vacation because there are no upfront costs; just an annual fee.

By choosing Exclusive Resorts over a second home, you get all the perks of traditional ownership without any of the hassle – perfect for busy families who want to spend quality vacation time together without sacrificing comfort and luxury. Investing in a membership with Exclusive Resorts is the perfect way to get away, enjoy luxury accommodations and experiences, all while avoiding costly long-term obligations.

The level of service provided by Exclusive Resorts goes beyond one would expect from traditional travel providers; it is truly an experience that cannot be replicated. The company’s personalized service and commitment to providing the highest level of luxury accommodation has earned them a reputation as one of the world’s top providers of premium travel experiences.

This, coupled with their expansive portfolio, rigorous quality standards and dedication to creating unique experiences for members, continues to make Exclusive Resorts a favorite amongst travelers from all around the globe.

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