- Name: The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
- Rooms: 261
- Rating: 5-Star
- Brand: The Ritz-Carlton
- Parent: Marriott International
Set upon a majestic bluff overlooking 50 miles of pristine California coastline on the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a truly world-class 5-star luxury resort that welcomes guests to immerse themselves in the spectacular natural beauty of coastal Northern California. Located close to both San Francisco and the wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the resort is perfectly situated for both urban excursions and scenic coastal adventures, creating unforgettable memories of moments by the sea. With two championship golf courses, communal fire pits around which to gather to watch the sunset, and a rich tapestry of local wines and organic culinary offerings, guests will discover this secluded San Francisco Bay Area blufftop retreat overlooking the ocean in a historic seaside town unlike any other.
The coastal decor inspired by the surroundings evokes peace and tranquility throughout the resort. Taking cues from its seaside location and “grand seaside lodge” architecture, the resorts 261 rooms and suites boast a clean, modern aesthetic. Clear days saturate the bright rooms with warm resplendent Pacific blues and golden sun rays while overcast days envelope the guest in moody Northern coast grays. Elegant textiles apply these palettes through soft textures blended with bold prints and organic patterns. While gazing out of the bedroom windows, the carpet through pattern and color becomes one with the ocean beyond creating a mesmerizing visual effect in which one seems to extend to the other. Contemporary high-end furnishings and carefully curated design touches are found throughout.
Half Moon Bay, the oldest settlement in San Mateo County, dates to the Spanish land grants of the 1840s and grew culturally diverse with settlers from all over the world drawn to a thriving fishing industry and coastal agriculture. Five distinct regions in Half Moon Bay combine to make it a diverse and unique destination experience. Quintessential Northern California, Half Moon Bay is one long stretch of gorgeous, wild coastline. Developed as a beach resort in the early 1900s, this picturesque coastal community that lies between San Francisco and Santa Cruz attracts die-hard surfers, golf aficionados and tourists from around the world looking to experience the tranquil beauty of this iconic Northern California luxury beach escape.
- Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay – 1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019, United States