Near the shores of the Pacific Ocean, the timeless L'Auberge Del Mar redefines the California coastal resort experience, celebrating the special connection have with the tranquility, comfort and relaxation of the sea. Prepare to be enchanted by a seaside escape far from everyday life, a sophisticated estate one can call his own. Leave the ordinary behind and escape to a picture-perfect getaway offering a refreshing residential experience with all the comforts of home. The embodiment of beachside chic, LAuberge Del Mars intimate accommodations pamper with a distinct mix of style and purpose. Designed by Newport Beachs Barclay Butera, each of hotel's 120 guest rooms and eight luxurious suites have a fresh, sophisticated design as well as the latest in technological advancements and personal amenities. Most rooms open out to private balconies and cabana inspired patios with village or ocean views. The lush grounds of LAuberge Del Mar offer a soothing sanctuary of relaxation and indulgence. Unwind in one of two refreshing pools or in the plush comforts an airy poolside cabana. Take in spectacular views from Torrey Pines State Reserve, just down the road from the resort. Or, if game, try serving on one of two lighted tennis courts. The Spa at LAuberge blends the therapeutic essence of the sea with exotic, organic ingredients and destination-inspired treatments to nurture and renew mind, body and spirit. A new spa opening in early 2009 will expand the current offerings to a whole new level of indulgent pampering. Amongst the spa's tempting grounds is a lush, private couples garden complete with a European soaking tub and outdoor treatment spaces. $ 25 valet charge for overnight parking, $12 resort fee.