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Room type

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Bungalow)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Oceanfront (Casita)

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelRancho Palos Verdes resort with oceanfront golf course

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Palos Verdes

Located on California's secluded Palos Verdes peninsula, this Mediterranean-style resort, next to the Pacific Ocean and whale watching, is just 20-miles south of Los Angeles International Airport.

The Links at Terranea

Resort amenities include an oceanfront golf course, 4 pools, 8 unique dining experiences, nature trails, and a 50,000-square-foot spa, salon, and fitness center.

Guestrooms feature down bedding, deep soaking tubs and high-definition LCD TVs, with garden, ocean or partial ocean views.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spanning 102 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Terranea Resort features a 9-hole golf course, 8 dining venues, and a full-service spa. A children's club, 4 swimming pools, and walking trails are recreational amenities available, while 33 meeting/conference rooms provide flexible options for event planning. Additional resort amenities include a concierge desk, gift shops, and laundry facilities.

Pets and service animals are welcome (certain restrictions and fees apply).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 18 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 25 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 582 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Waterslide 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2009 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Waterslide  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Nelson’s – With a view of the Point Vicente Lighthouse and Catalina Island, this Southern California restaurant is one of the most scenic locations in Palos Verdes. Chef Andrew Vaughan offers California comfort cuisine paired with an extensive microbrew beer list, signature cocktails and spectacular sunsets. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

mar’sel – Enjoy inventive twists on California farm-to-table cuisine from Chef Rebecca Merhej. With a focus on local and seasonal ingredients, elegant dinners, relaxed late-night bites or chic weekend brunches are made to perfection. Sip an artisan cocktail, distinctive wine or local microbrew while overlooking stunning views. Open for daily dinners and weekend brunches.

bashi – Celebrate different cultures in a lively setting with a lunch or dinner menu filled with contemporary blends of Asian flavors from acclaimed Chef Bruce Nguyen. Sit back and sip artisanal concoctions, sample from an extensive sake list, and enjoy soju and an unrivaled selection of Asian beers. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Catalina Kitchen – There’s a culinary adventure waiting for you at Catalina Kitchen. Explore southern California cuisine with Chef David Tarrin as he puts his own spin on California market/Mediterranean cuisine with elements of Spanish, French Riviera, Greek and Southern Italian flavors. Grab a table with your family, friends or colleagues and indulge in a must-have breakfast, market-style lunch or exquisite dinner. Don’t forget to try the specialty pizzas, the Friday Seafood Buffet or the extraordinary Sunday Brunch. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

sea beans – Settle under the shade of a coral tree with a caramel latte or a freshly baked chocolate croissant at Terranea's gourmet café. Superb quality coffee, espresso drinks, organic teas, smoothies, pressed sandwiches, wraps, ice cream and specialty desserts by Master Pastry Chef Perry are available throughout the day. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Lobby Bar – The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to enjoy hand-crafted, classic cocktails with a modern twist, unique spirits, and California wines by the glass, microbrews and international beer varieties. A bar bites menu is offered nightly, and musical performances are featured every Friday and Saturday evening. Open afternoon weekends and evenings daily.

Spa Café – This tranquil and serene restaurant setting invites you to relax and enjoy our spa-inspired cuisine featuring salads, sandwiches, fresh juices and smoothies. Stop and relax at the Spa Café after your treatment or workout and enjoy Spa Café service by the pool, by the fire pit or in a cabana. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Cielo Point – This full-service bar with quintessential poolside fare serves guests at the Cielo Point adult pool in style. Take in the views of the Palos Verdes resort and Catalina Island while you enjoy your meal or drink in a relaxing Cielo Point beach chair or cabana. Open seasonally for lunch and afternoon cocktails.

Nearby Things to Do

The Terranea Resort offers guests a host of recreational activities for an enjoyable stay in Palos Verdes. Golf on-site at The Links at Terranea, a dramatic 9-hole, par 3 oceanfront golf course, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. A choice of 4 outdoor swimming pools includes a waterslide and children’s pool. Boat cruises and whale-watching tours are also available nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

The Spa at Terranea overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Palos Verdes coastline. This 50,000-square-foot (15,240-square-meter) oceanfront spa, fitness and wellness center and salon was designed by the foremost experts in wellness and restorative therapy. Indulge in an array of spa treatments for body and face, both traditional and some inspired by the Terranea Resort’s unique coastal locale. The spa includes a café, boutique and also offers yoga classes.

  • Number of treatment rooms 25 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

This property requires payment of the first night's rate and tax 7 days prior to check-in for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • .075 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 150 per stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Terranea - L.A.'s Oceanfront Resort is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
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