The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and Tesla Motors Announce Second Test Drive Weekend Experience the Resort’s Signature Drive Exclusively for Club Level Guests

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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay partners with Tesla Motors on June 17-19 for 2nd Tesla Test Drive Weekend. Resort Club Level Guests will get to drive Tesla Roadsters.

Given the overwhelming success of last month’s Tesla Test Drive Weekend at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, Tesla Motors and the oceanfront resort are planning another special weekend for resort guests.

“Our Club Level guests are in for a another special experience,” said Bernd Kuhlen, General Manager for the resort. “The Tesla Roadster is an amazing electric supercar that is very fast and environmentally responsible at the same time. Our Ritz-Carlton guests are going to enjoy driving it and exploring Half Moon Bay.”

During the weekend of June 17-19, guests of The Ritz-Carlton Club Level in Half Moon Bay will have the opportunity to sign up and take a test drive in the Tesla Roadster. The legendary Pacific Coast Highway runs along the coastline near the hotel and is part of the resort’s Signature Drive. Guests will be able to reserve times to take a Test Drive along part of The Ritz-Carlton Signature Drive, which includes five distinct regions of Half Moon Bay – Historic Downtown, Pumpkin Region, Redwood Forest Region, Santa Cruz Mountains and the Coastal region south of the resort.

Guests may pick up a Signature Drive brochure at the hotel, or download the Sunday Drive Application o their smartphones. Either can be their guide as they explore Half Moon Bay.

Tesla Motors designs and sells high-performance, premium electric cars. The Tesla Roadster, the world’s first electric sports car, combines revolutionary technology and design to deliver unrivaled performance, efficiency, styling and acceleration. The hand-built carbon fiber Roadster accelerates from 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and uses no gasoline. To charge, the car plugs into any conventional outlet and can travel about 245 miles on a full battery. The Roadster is the car of choice for drivers who demand performance with a clean conscience.

The Ritz-Carlton Club Level is a “hotel within a hotel” experience requiring key card access and featuring five continuous food and beverage presentations throughout each day. Presentations include breakfast, light lunch, snacks, evening hors d’oeuvres and desserts and cordials. Club Level service also has private concierge service and is the highest level of service in The Ritz-Carlton Hotels.

For more information or to confirm your reservation for Tesla Weekend, please contact your travel professional, visit or call Ritz-Carlton worldwide reservations at (800) 241-3333. Visit to learn more about the destination.

Celebrating its ten year anniversary and situated 23 miles southwest of the San Francisco International Airport, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a 261-room destination spa and golf coastal hotel and the San Francisco Bay Area’s only oceanfront resort. Set atop a rugged bluff overlooking 50 miles of pristine California coastline, the timeless oceanfront estate provides guests with a relaxed yet refined experience, whether for a romantic getaway, meeting or special event.


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