La Costa Resort and Spa Beckons Families Dreaming of a So-Cal Holiday

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Iconic Carlsbad Resort Introduces New Holiday Specials and Family Activities

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Fresh from a $50 million renovation, La Costa Resort and Spa is decking the halls and making the season bright with nostalgic holiday offerings that will be enjoyed by all ages. The resort is celebrating the spirit of family and friendship all winter long with an array of family-friendly activities, themed hayrides and a “Holiday Experience” package featuring La Costa’s gift to families, $450 per room in daily resort credits.

The “Holiday Experience” package includes:

  •     Accommodations
  •     $180 daily dining & holiday activity credit, per room night
  •     $45 daily spa credit, per adult
  •     $90 daily golf credit OR $45 daily twilight golf credit, per adult (children 16 and under golf free with a paying adult)
  •     Complimentary parking

Thanksgiving weekend at La Costa will offer an array of activities guests can be thankful for. Families will enjoy turkey bowling, stuff n’ fluff teddy bear workshops, cookie decorating, family scavenger hunts and more. Children will delight in competing in a free throw challenge or slipping down water slides for the Turkey Cup at the kid-friendly Splash Landing. A special menu by Chef Marc Therrien will be available from 11am - 5pm Thanksgiving Day in the Poinsettia Ballroom, offering fresh seafood, steak, tapas, and the traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings.

From December 15 through January 6, guests of La Costa can enjoy a number of fun activities across the resort, many of which are complimentary and open to children of all ages. Activities include festive hayrides, storytelling with Mrs. Claus, elf stocking delivery, family scavenger hunts, s’mores roasts, holiday crafts, reptile shows and cookie decorating.

The “Holiday Experience” package starts at $360/night (not including taxes and $24 daily resort charge). The package is available October 12, 2012 through January 1, 2013. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 800-854-5000 or visit

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About La Costa Resort and Spa
Fresh from a $50 million renovation and nestled among the beautiful coastal foothills of Carlsbad, Calif., La Costa Resort and Spa boasts a new look with no part of the resort untouched. California’s original destination for Mind, Body + Sport, La Costa’s re-designed areas include 611 newly imagined guestrooms and suites, an adult-only pool venue, the Coastal Events Center featuring 110,000 square feet of meeting and event space, an expanded Athletic Club as well as two golf courses, including the all-new Champions Course, recognized by Golf magazine as “Southern California’s Only Gold Medal Golf Resort.” Honored as the #1 Wellness Spa in the Nation by Spa magazine, the 43,000-square-foot Spa at La Costa includes a private pool, café and therapeutic reflexology path. Acclaimed restaurants – Legends Bistro and BlueFire Grill – present an updated take on locally inspired cuisine and culinary delights prepared by Chef Gregory Frey, Jr. For more information on La Costa, call (800) 854-5000 or visit

About KSL Resorts
Founded in 1992, KSL Resorts manages nine time-honored resorts with outstanding recreational amenities including spa, golf, tennis and ski. Each is refined yet unpretentious, rich in legacy and genuine in service. The KSL Resorts portfolio of properties includes:

  •     Hotel del Coronado (San Diego, Calif.)
  •     Beach Village at The Del (San Diego, Calif.)
  •     La Costa Resort and Spa (Carlsbad, Calif.)
  •     Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa (Rancho Mirage, Calif.)
  •     Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa (Vail, Colo.)
  •     Barton Creek Resort & Spa (Austin, Texas)
  •     The Homestead (Hot Springs, Va.)
  •     Montelucia Resort & Spa (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
  •     Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa (Asheville, N.C.)

For more information, call (866) KSL-7727 or visit

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