Half Moon Bay, California (PRWEB) April 24, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers an endless array of family-friendly activities, perfect for summer vacation travel. The seaside escape is a unique destination that offers something for kids of all ages, including mom and dad.
The idyllic property provides a magnificent backdrop for a family vacation along the Northern California coast. Diverse, vibrant surroundings of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay include world-class beaches where families can enjoy spending the day relaxing on the sand and in the surf or partaking in other ocean activities including surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding and tide pool viewing.
The resort’s Ritz Kids program, a partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, offers fascinating experiences that are based on four key pillars including water, land, environmental responsibility and culture. The program includes an array of enriching programs designed where kids can explore and discover the Northern California coast. Additionally, kids collect colored bracelets throughout their stay by participating in various programs and activities around the resort. Upon check out, they receive a prize and earn the designation of VIK (Very Important Kid).
Families can also participate in stunning coastline diversions like a Segway® tour where they can view an assortment of wildlife, native plants and shore birds along the beautiful Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. Guests can also enjoy the Signature Drive, Half Moon Bay’s official mapped scenic automobile route that navigates five distinctly different micro-regions including Historic Main Street, the Pumpkin Region, California’s Redwood Forest, the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Pacific Coast. The property’s recreation team can arrange a Coastal Tour that takes families to Pigeon Point Light House, the Redwood Forests or Harley Farms.
For the adventurers, Half Moon Bay offers tours and excursions such as whale watching excursion, horseback riding on the beach, bird watching and deep sea fishing. Golfers can experience the enchantment of Northern California’s Scottish links on two championship courses that stretch from pines to cliff at The Golf Links. For total relaxation, The Ritz-Carlton Spa features 16 treatment rooms, co-ed Roman mineral bath and steam room, group exercise classes and gym access. Highlighting the Spa’s menu is the famed Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Facial, a luxurious 90-minute that utilizes a pumpkin enzyme mask.
In the evening, families will enjoy roasting s’mores by the resort’s fire pits. Upon retiring to the room, the kids will enjoy winding down with a Bubbly Bath, a fun bath that features mounds of bubbles in a milk and honey bath salt soak, accompanied by delicious homemade cookies and hot chocolate or chocolate milk.
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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 family destination 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. For additional information or reservations at the resort call 800-241-3333, the hotel directly at 650-712-7000, a travel professional or visit the web site at ritzcarlton.com/HMB.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 85 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.