Glitzy 5* San Diego resort with Michelin-star dining

Fairmont Grand Del Mar, California

Fairmont room with one king bed

Deluxe Veranda room with one king bed

Deluxe Veranda room with one king bed

A five-star SoCal spa hotel designed in the style of an old-world Mediterranean estate, with an award-winning spa and a restaurant boasting San Diego's only Michelin star

With five stars from Forbes in the Hotel, Restaurant and Hotel & Resort Spa categories, The Grand Del Mar has the shining distinction of being California’s only 15-star resort. And the accolades don’t stop there – this premier resort is also sitting pretty in the number-one spot on TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice rankings of both the best hotels in the United States and the nation’s top luxury hotels. To top it off, it also snagged a AAA Five Diamond Award the past five years, plus a spot on U.S. News & World Report Travel’s list of the Best Hotels in the U.S. the past two. 

How does it do it? To start, its grand Mediterranean style – inspired by renowned architect Addison Mizner – is reminiscent of a supremely opulent Italian estate. And, with San Diego’s warm, year-round climate, it’s easy to imagine you’re luxuriating under the Tuscan sun. Throw in impeccable service, a five-star spa, world-class dining, a championship Tom Fazio golf course, first-rate sporting facilities, and spacious, perfectly appointed guest rooms, and you’ve got all the trappings you’d expect in one of the most magnificent resorts in the world.

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