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"I come from a family that settled long ago in Virginia, in 1621. But my first childhood and seaside memories are actually tied to Southern California, where my parents had bought a holiday home. I lived in sixteen different cities throughout the U.S. before finally settling in Carmel, in 1984. In this corner of California, there’s the Mediterranean feeling that I love so much. The climate is gentle all year round. Just two hours south of San Francisco and a day’s drive to Los Angeles, Carmel is at once a remote location and the epicentre of a certain California. You can mingle with artists, celebrated chefs, and wine growers at the edge of the Pacific. A unique place on land and on water… Isn’t it in Monterey where you find one of the largest marine sanctuaries in America?"

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Château du Sureau

Oakhurst, Yosemite Nat. Park - California, United States 12 rooms - 1 villa

Property reopened on 12/06/2020 (dd/mm/yy)

Hotel and restaurant in the mountains. The Château du Sureau is the ideal place from which to explore the waterfalls and granite domes of Yosemite National Park, one of America’s most spectacular natural sites. This majestic hotel is reminiscent of the finest European châteaux. Its elegant interior, with guest rooms named after herbs and flowers, is resplendent with antiques, tapestries and artworks. The restaurant showcases the freshest Californian produce in sophisticated dishes packed with flavor and accompanied by the region’s best wines. If you are lucky enough to visit on July, you will be treated to the Elderberry Harvest Dinner, a fabulous five-course feast in honor of the château’s namesake. ... Learn moreless

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Walking in Yosemite National Park

Walking in Yosemite National Park

Classified as a national park in 1890, and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is California’s third largest park. Its over three thousand km2 of protected nature make it a real paradise for hiking fans. The paths encircle the granite domes and waterfalls, delving deep into the forest...

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Giant Sequoia Forest

Giant Sequoia Forest

Imagine 1,000-year-old coniferous trees piercing the sky. In the shade of their foliage, you feel absolutely tiny, doll-like. Within Yosemite, you’ll find three forests of giant sequoias. Some of these giant trees can reach a circumference of almost 30 m and almost 80 m in height! It’s in the Mariposa...

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Mission San Juan Bautista

Mission San Juan Bautista

Located between the Château du Sureau and Carmel, the 15th among California’s 21 missions was established in 1797. You might recognize the bell tower that Hitchcock filmed in 1957 in his stunning Vertigo. The vaults inside, covered in frescoes, evoke a part of the country’s history. San Juan Bautista...

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Manresa Restaurant, Relais & Châteaux

Manresa Restaurant, Relais & Châteaux

Located at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains in the heart of the oldest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in California, Manresa is the showcase for the inventive cuisine of David Kinch. Influenced by European traditions and refinement, American ingenuity, and the vast bounty California has to offer,...

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L’Auberge Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea - California, United States 20 rooms

Property reopened on 10/06/2020 (dd/mm/yy)

Restaurant and hotel in town. Henry Miller said that he learned to pray in front of the stunning scenery of Big Sur. Carmel-by-the-Sea is the ideal base for marveling at these immense cliffs plunging down into the ocean. Halfway between San Francisco and the Santa Barbara coast, inhabited by seals and whales, Carmel – where Clint Eastwood was once mayor – will charm you with its art galleries and pebble beaches. This romantic hotel, decorated with lovely European fabrics and antiques, is ideally located in the heart of the village, a pleasant short walk away from the famous Carmel Beach. The delicious cuisine, a well-stocked wine cellar and superb massages will give it a special place in your heart. ... Learn moreless

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Robert Talbott's Ties, Carmel

Robert Talbott's Ties, Carmel

Just a few metres away from L’Auberge, you’ll find the tie store designed by Robert Talbott. Founded in 1958, the small family business has now become one of the symbols of American chic, a brand recognized continent-wide offering unique designs.

Acme Coffee, Seaside

Acme Coffee, Seaside

Just fifteen minutes from Carmel, this spot brings together true coffee lovers, who do not hesitate to line up for their ristretto, caffè latte, or frothy espresso. Roasted on-site, the coffee is divine. Acme isn’t a café, it’s a meeting hub. You’ll run into businessmen, stay-at-home moms, trendy kids,...

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Big Sur

Big Sur

It’s one of the most beautiful roads in the world. It’s like you’re driving along a movie set. With its cliffs, forests, and coves lapped by emerald water, Big Sur offers a stunning array of scenery. Re-read Jack Kerouac, who drew an amazing novel from it. In winter, whales come to spawn along the coast....

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Getty Center, Los Angeles

Getty Center, Los Angeles

On a hill overlooking the city, the J. Paul Getty Museum has already established itself as one of L.A.’s most beautiful museums. On my first visit, I was very impressed by its richness and diversity – Titian’s blues, Rembrandt’s light, Monet’s Sunrise (1873), and Van Gogh’s Irises. The history of art...

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Pink's Hot Dogs, Los Angeles

Pink's Hot Dogs, Los Angeles

The United States is a land of contrasts, and everyone (or almost everyone!) likes hot dogs. Just take a look at the line in front of Pink’s to be convinced. Bruce Willis, Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger have their picture mounted on the Wall of Fame. Because more than...

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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Rancho Santa Fe - California, United States 54 rooms - 2 villas

Property reopened on 01/07/2020 (dd/mm/yy)

Hotel and restaurant in town. Blending luxury with the authentic spirit of relaxed Southern Californian living, Rancho Valencia welcomes its guests with grace and gusto. Near the chic beaches of La Jolla and Del Mar, this is an exclusive and tranquil hideaway set among 18 hectares of rolling hills, orange groves and gardens full of hibiscus and cacti. Reminiscent of Spanish-colonial haciendas, the bungalow suites boast stunning craftsmanship, including hand-painted tiles and custom furnishings. With its world-renowned tennis program, innovative cuisine and rejuvenating spa, not to mention the year-round sunny climate, Rancho Valencia is the perfect place to discover this beautiful region. ... Learn moreless

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San Diego's Beaches

San Diego's Beaches

San Diego is a favourite destination for surfing and body surfing fans. A Californian experience that takes me back to my youth. In my younger years, I went regularly to Solana Beach. Today, amateurs and pros alike enjoy Cardiff by the Sea, Pipes Beach, and Encinitas for their pristine beaches and beautiful...

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Chino Farms, Rancho Santa Fe

Chino Farms, Rancho Santa Fe

In the heart of an exclusive and wealthy community is Chino Farms in Rancho Santa Fe. The iconic California Chef’s have been frivolously buying vegetables for decades with a modern goods stand that features daily picking of vegetables and produce that have rarely been seen by the outsiders of this community....

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Addison

Addison

Over the years, Addison has established itself as one of the finest culinary experiences in California. Chef William Bradley’s artisanal approach to cooking, based on an admiration for French cuisine, draws inspiration from the seasons. Ever attentive to the purity of the flavors, he enhances his ingredients...

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