In celebration of its second annual olive harvest, Pelican Hill® presents Festa Dell’Autunno, a one-day “autumn festival” for Resort guests, featuring traditional Italian foods, wine tasting, live music, street painting artists, Motori Italiani automobile exhibitions, an espresso lounge and an olive oil pressing demonstration.
Resort guests are invited to experience an Italian-style street festa outdoors along charming olive tree-lined lanes by booking one of Pelican Hill’s three Festa Weekend Packages, which include:
Festa Weekend Bungalow & Breakfast Package
Stay one night in a Bungalow guest room and enjoy complimentary access for two guests to the October 29 Festa Dell’Autunno event and a limited edition signature olive oil memento! Included in your stay is a complimentary breakfast for two guests at Coliseum Pool & Grill.
Starting from $525 per night for stays on October 28 or 29, based on double occupancy and availability (excludes applicable taxes and gratuities).
Festa Weekend Golf & Spa Package
Stay one night in a Bungalow or Villa over Festa Dell’Autunno Weekend, with complimentary access for two guests to the October 29 Festa Dell’Autunno event and a limited edition signature olive oil memento! This package includes your choice of one Grape Seed & Olive Oil Scrub treatment or Olive Oil Body Polish treatment at The Spa, as well as one round of golf for one player. Enjoy access to preferred dining reservations at Andrea and Pelican Grill, where seasonal Olive Oil Savor Menus are offered.
Starting from $795 per night for stays on October 28 or 29, based on double occupancy and availability (excludes applicable taxes and gratuities).
This package includes a complimentary room category upgrade for bookings made by October 1, 2011.
Ranch-to-Kitchen “Hands On” Harvest Package
Enliven your senses and indulge your culinary passion with an exclusive Epicurean Experience at Pelican Hill. Begin by joining Executive Chef Jean-Pierre on his weekly pilgrimage to the nearby Irvine Ranch, where the freshest fall fruits, vegetables and herbs are hand-picked from the farm. Participate in chef-led cooking workshops in the temperature-controlled Cucina della Pasta (pasta room) and Laboratorio del Gelato (gelato laboratory). Work alongside a certified Olive Master to create hand-pressed rustic olive oil. Finally, savor your own culinary creations during an intimate dinner where dining without utensils is encouraged for a truly hands-on Epicurean Experience from beginning to end!
Starting from $2,290 for a three-night stay on October 27-30, based on double occupancy and availability (excludes applicable taxes and gratuities).
When: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Where: Pelican Hill Resort, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, CA
How: Festa Weekend packages may be reserved by calling 800.820.6800. Additional information is available at www.pelicanhill.com.
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, Pelican Hill features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report “500 Favorite Hotels in the World™” (2011), as Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 California Golf Resort (2011) and #22 among the “Top 100 Best in the World” (2010 Readers’ Choice Awards). Travel + Leisure also ranked Pelican Hill among its “500 World’s Best Hotels” (2011).