Half Moon Bay, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2014
Guests and visitors of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay are invited to grab a blanket and cozy up under the stars for the fall movie series. Held at the resort’s Ocean Terrace, movies begin 30 minutes after sunset. Guests can purchase hot chocolate, popcorn, and assorted candies, as well as other beverages and cocktails to enjoy during the movie. Movie nights are complimentary for registered guests and $10 for day visitors.
Sunday, September 28: Bottle Shock
Bottle Shock is a comedy-drama based on the 1976 wine competition termed the Judgment of Paris. A British sommelier and wine shop owner living in Paris concocts a plan to hold a blind taste-test intended to introduce Parisians to the quality wines coming from elsewhere in the world. He travels to the not-yet-famous Napa Valley in search of contestants. By chance he meets the floundering vintner of Chateau Montelena. The vintner wants no part of the competition, but his son secretly provides the sommelier a few of bottles of chardonnay to be entered into the contest. After tallying the scores from the Parisian judges, everyone is shocked to find that the chardonnay from Chateau Montelena has won. This announcement forever changes the mindset about Napa Valley wineries.
Sunday, October 26: Hotel Transylvania
Hotel Transylvania is a story of Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, a place where the monsters can take a break from humans. In celebration of his daughter Mavis’ 118th birthday, Dracula invites his best monster friends over the hotel for a party. The party has an unexpected visit by a 21-year-old human traveler. In order to protect his daughter from falling in love with the human, Dracula tries to keep the boys presence a secret.
Sunday, November 23: Free Birds
Free Birds is a family comedy where two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.
Movie Nights complements a full roster of activities offered at the coastal resort including 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. 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.
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 ritzcarlton.com/HMB or call Ritz-Carlton worldwide reservations at 800-241-3333. Visit 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 86 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, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.