California Dream


It’s time to start making those summer vacay plans, and Cotton Candy is encouraging you to head out west.  California provides an irresistible combination of romance, adventure, indulgence and delight, but you have to know where to go.  So dolls, we’ve found some of the most serene, upscale hotels and resorts in the Golden State for a unique, more sophisticated experience.  Read on to find your California dream vacation.  And, trust us.  You’ll be thanking us later.

San Martin, California

The CordeValle is a luxury resort nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California.  With its country club charm, luxury spa and more than 7,000-yard championship golf course, guests of CordeValle  enjoy the Clos La Chance winery and vineyard in California’s famed wine country.

CordeValle Bath and Patio

Rosewood Sand Hill
Menlo Park, California

Although Silicon Valley is home to some of the world’s largest technology companies, it’s also home to one of the most pristine hotels in the San Francisco Bay area.  Rosewood Sand Hill hotel boasts of incomparable views of not only the Bay area but the Santa Cruz Mountains.  The fragrant gardens are only the beginning of the charm of this regal hotel.  The largest guestrooms sit on the peninsula for breathtaking views.

Rosewood Sand Hill Junior Suite

Rosewood Sand Hill Junior Suite

San Ysirdo Ranch
Santa Barbara, California

Stunning vineyards share their graces with San Ysidro Ranch, perfectly placed within the Montecito foothills of Southern California’s wine country. This California resort is justly a serene vacation spot for the upscale traveler. Big draws to the heavenly property include its blend of natural beauty, romantic heritage and classic luxury. History and nostalgia intertwine as this mystical destination was the setting of JFK and Jackie’s honeymoon retreat.

San Ysidro Ranch Cottage Pool

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