The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Rolls Out Segway® Tours

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Guests and visitors at the resort are invited to enjoy exhilarating Segway Tours around the oceanfront resort, golf course, and coastal trails around the property.

Segway Adventures

Guests and visitors of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay are invited to enjoy exhilarating Segway® Tours around the oceanfront resort, golf course, and coastal trails around the property.

Offered Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 90-minute Segway Tours are $75 per person and include equipment and helmet use, 30 minutes of instruction, and one hour of riding. The one-on-one instructional session, which precedes the ride, includes practice in an enclosed training area followed by instruction on gentle inclines – a stunning highlight of the coastal trail used for the guided tours.

The self-balancing, motorized Segway Personal Transporters are ridden standing up, with only a slight movement forward or backward needed for propulsion. Navigating and steering is accomplished via a simple twist of the turning grip, allowing riders to scoot along the resort’s network of paved pathways while enjoying the spectacular sights and sounds that envelop the coastal setting. Start times for the tours are 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Times adjust at the close of the summer season, and separate arrangements can be made for groups. Participants must be 16 years of age or older, and equipment speeds will be limited to 12.5 miles per hour. Tour reservations may be made at 650-712-7040

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay’s Segway Tours complement a full roster of activities offered at the resort. Additional choices include world-class tennis workshops for adults and children, Ritz Kids® programs featuring Science, Naturalist and Fitness Camps, and self-guided Signature Drives through the five spectacularly distinct scenic regions surrounding Half Moon Bay. Guests also have access to acclaimed wine instruction and tastings via the property’s popular Vintner Series, golf at the adjoining Half Moon Bay Golf Links, horseback riding, bird-watching, surfing, outdoor s’mores experiences, and a variety of spa and fitness center options at the resort’s award-wining 16,000-square-foot spa.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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 resort 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. For more information on fall activities, please contact The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay at 650-712-7000. For room reservations, contact your travel professional, visit http://www.ritzcarlton.com/hmb or call Ritz-Carlton worldwide reservations at (800) 241-3333. Visit http://www.experiencehalfmoonbay.com to learn more about the destination.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at http://www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.

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