A Romantic Coastal Retreat Awaits at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

A Romantic Coastal Retreat Awaits at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Set atop a dramatic ocean bluff and overlooking 50 miles of sweeping California coastline, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay exudes romance at every turn. This Valentine’s Day, the San Francisco Bay Area’s iconic cliffside resort invites couples to embrace the elements of the coast together with elevated offerings and culinary delights. From indulging in a specially crafted brunch or dinner in Navio, to cozying up by a private fire pit with bespoke wine from the acclaimed Beauregard Vineyard, to being one of the first to experience the newly transformed Conservatory restaurant, and much more, couples can create unforgettable memories along the coast.

Valentine’s Day Themed Brunch and Dinner in Navio

With stunning views of the Pacific Ocean framing the restaurant, Navio combines subtle coastal flavors with fresh textures and savory accompaniments to offer refined ocean-to-table fare. On Sunday, February 11, 2018, Navio’s award-winning brunch will include a one-of-a-kind chocolate decadence room along with a rosé and bubbles bar to kick off the romantic festivities. The Valentine’s Day celebration continues Wednesday, February 14, 2018 with a five-course menu created by Chef Jason Pringle, featuring decadent dishes such as Davenport Abalone with cauliflower, almond, and chanterelle; Chestnut Tortellini with black truffle, parsnip, and chives; and Butter Poached Lobster with celery root, hazelnut, and sauce meurette.

  • Valentine’s Day Themed Brunch on Sunday, February 11 is $165 per guest; $99 per child ages five to 12. Seatings from 12:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner on Wednesday, February 14 is $175 per guest; $105 per child ages five to 12. Seatings from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

“Lost Weekend” Package

Drawing inspiration from the vibrant local bounty, this romantic retreat features a bottle of “The Lost Weekend” wine from the renowned Beauregard Vineyard – located in the nearby Santa Cruz Mountain region, California’s original wine country – for couples to sip together while cozied up in front of their personal fire pit overlooking the ocean. Complete with a gourmet s’mores kit for two, rose petal turndown service, and breathtaking ocean views, the “Lost Weekend” Package offers the ultimate romantic getaway to “get lost” in the beauty of the Northern California Coast.

The “Lost Weekend” Package includes:

  • Terrace Fire Pit Room accommodations

  • A bottle of Beauregard Vineyard’s signature “Lost Weekend” red wine from the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains

  • S'mores kit for two

  • Rose petal turndown service

  • Overnight valet parking

  • Resort fee, including guestroom internet access

The “Lost Weekend” Package starts at $870 per night, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Romancing the Stone Spa Treatment

Perfect for two, the “Romancing the Stone” treatment pairs The Ritz-Carlton Spa’s signature Couples Massage with relaxing hot stones to rejuvenate the skin and melt away unwanted tension. A therapeutic massage incorporates warm basalt stones and moderate to deep pressure to restore energy and recharge the body in an intimate setting at one of the spa’s private couples room. To complete the experience, guests can wind down with a glass of champagne or sparkling cider along with a delicious chocolate treat. After luxuriating together, couples can browse a special selection of bath bombs, candles, soaps, salts, and other items at the spa boutique to continue the pampering at home. $580, 80 minutes.

The Conservatory

Debuting a fresh, modern beach house aesthetic in early February 2018, The Conservatory offers the perfect setting for couples to enjoy a peaceful meal or handcrafted cocktail while reveling in each other’s company. Featuring homegrown cuisine – and boasting picturesque ocean views – guests will taste the flavors of land and sea combined with the rich local bounty for a delightful dining experience.

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