Start your Californian adventures at the sumptuous Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. Hire a private cabana by the waterfront pool, taking in the spectacular views across Mission Bay. Lounge with a cocktail in hand (poolside cocktail and food service available seasonally) and soak up the San Diego sunshine in this tropical paradise. Enjoy the resort’s state-of-the-art fitness suite, tennis and basketball courts and miles of sandy boardwalks if you’re feeling active or enjoy some retail therapy at the on-site Bayside Boutique & Market. Head to the spa when it’s time to pamper and be transported to a heavenly bliss, choosing from the vast range of treatments which will certainly induce a sense of calm. For the kids, there is a seasonal Kids Kamp, swimming, bike rental and beach games, as well as the pool to keep them occupied. On-site, there are four restaurants, including the Acqua California Bistro, with panoramic views of Mission Bay, and room service is also available.
A complimentary shuttle service to SeaWorld® San Diego (booking required) departs the hotel each day at 10am, returning at 5pm, a family-friendly park packed with activities and things to see, including the thrilling rides (including the Tidal Twister rollercoaster ride, new for 2019) popular Shamu® show and animal experiences including interacting with dolphins and beluga whales.
With bright, open floor plans, the rooms at the hotel are exquisite. Boasting either one King size bed or two Queen size beds (ideal for families or small groups), each room has its own private balcony or patio, and room upgrades are available for either stunning views of Mission Bay or the tropical gardens. Fabulous suites are also available, such as the Junior Suite, Waterfront, which offers a cosy seating area, views of Mission Bay, private oversized patio, a superb location (just steps away from the sand), wet bar, mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee-maker. Villa suites are available with either one King size bed or two Queen size beds, perfectly suited to families wanting some extra space and privacy or small groups seeking a luxurious escape. Beautifully-decorated, modern rooms reflect the magnificent oasis-feel of the whole resort, with luxury bedding and linens and everything you need for a sumptuous stay.
The next stop on your adventure is Newport Beach. The stunning Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is a fabulous resort-style hotel, complete with a $15 million renovation, with genuine hospitality and outstanding service to make sure guests experience the fabulous Newport Beach area in style and comfort. New rooms and suites include all the home-from-home comforts and with three distinctive swimming pools, exciting lounge and restaurant and a host of on-site amenities this is the perfect choice for special occasions.
Close proximity to Newport Beach’s 10 miles of scenic coastline puts a range of water activities within easy reach including stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and boat rentals. An easy drive will bring you to Disneyland® Resort and Knott’s Berry Farm with shopping and the Newport Bay Ecological Reserve on your doorstep. Walk over the bridge to picturesque Balboa Island and enjoy a stroll through unique boutiques and relaxing cafes. With a par-3 golf course on site this is a popular choice with golfers, enjoy nine holes on the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Back Bay Golf Course, recently named “Best Pitch and Putt”.
There’s plenty to keep everyone busy whether it’s lounging at one of the brilliant three swimming pools or challenging friends or family to a game of tennis, volleyball or table tennis. Children’s activities keep the little ones busy and hiring a bicycle is a great way to explore the area. The 24-hour fitness centre is an energetic way to start the day with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure a complete workout.
The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach lobby lounge offers a chic and casual environment with hot coffee in the mornings and cool cocktails to kick off your evening in style. Two large TV screens show the latest games or simply relax with a book in the library for a peaceful hour or two. Enjoy a delicious feast at SHOR American Seafood Grill, newly opened, serving fresh seafood and more in a casually elegant setting with indoor and alfresco dining.
Next stop is the Gateway Hotel, a popular choice with families and couples looking for value for money with all the home comforts and convenient location. Enjoy the best attractions, activities and events of Santa Monica at the Gateway Hotel less than two miles from the Pacific Park Pier, Santa Monica State Beach and more. With miles of soft sandy beaches, exhilarating attractions, shopping, and restaurants there’s plenty to see and do to provide a memorable holiday for all.
Take an early morning stroll along the beautiful beach and enjoy a swim in the Pacific Ocean on your doorstep. It’s not hard to see why Santa Monica’s pristine 3.5 mile long beach is the perfect place to enjoy some family time together. From surfing to soaking up the sunshine, there’s something for everyone to discover. The family fun continues on the beachfront promenade and Marvin Braude Bike Trail, boasting 22 miles of paved trails ending at Torrance County Beach. Hire some bikes and head out on the ride of a lifetime, with unparalleled ocean views. No trip to Santa Monica is complete without a trip to its iconic pier, with everything from a historic carousel, famous Ferris wheel and an array of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and a huge arcade to keep everyone occupied.
Visit the local shops in Santa Monica’s shopping districts or head to Rodeo drive for your designer goods. Add Universal Studios Hollywood tickets to your trip for an action-packed day full of amazing rides and the opportunity to learn the glamorous history of some of your favourite movies. The J. Paul Getty Museum should definitely be on the list of things to see, with a vast range of artworks including works by Vincent Van Gogh. Venice Beach is also a fun and artistic place, perfect for playing a game of tennis or volleyball or simply wandering around the boardwalk and stopping for lunch.
The Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is a warm, friendly hotel with thoughtful amenities for a pleasant stay. Stay fit at the 24/7 fitness centre, lounge in the garden sun deck or catch up with friends from home with complimentary Wi-Fi. Comfort is a high priority: guest rooms are designed for relaxation, with a homely feel and bright colours bringing the spirit of Santa Monica indoors. Guestrooms feature King pillow top mattresses, a coffeemaker with complimentary coffee and tea, air conditioning, a 42” flat screen TV with cable channels, ironing facilities and a mini refrigerator.
If it’s location you’re looking for teamed with a personal service and modern amenities, then look no further than the Gateway Hotel.
Spread over 19 decks, the Majestic Princess boasts a unique design to intrigue guests and enhance views of the ocean from its outstanding piazza-style Atrium to the glass-floored SeaWalk®. Boasting excitement and fun this ship features a fabulous range of activities and entertainment to provide a truly memorable vacation for all.
Enjoy a soak in a world of relaxation with dazzling freshwater pools and whirlpool hot tubs perfect for kicking back and enjoying the sun. The Sports Court will encourage you to get in the game and compete with family with basketball and volleyball courts open till late. The SeaWalk® is the first of its kind providing unparalleled views of the sea with a unique over the ocean glass walkway 128 feet high above the waves. Take a stroll and discover a hub of activity inspired by Europe at The Piazza; featuring street performers, boutiques, stunning spiral staircase and international cafes this unique experience is unforgettable. Experience even more with the Discovery at Sea™ enrichment programme which offers some amazing experiences. Stargaze on the top deck and enjoy Discovery™ hit shows such as Shark Week and Finding Bigfoot.
The Majestic Princess has an outstanding selection of entertainment options providing perfect evening/nightly activity. The Watercolour Fantasy Show is a unique spectacle of water dances to music lighting up the sky and illuminating the water while at the exclusive poolside amphitheatre guests can see feature films by the poolside, watch thrilling concerts and even catch live football games and other sporting events. The Princess Theatre puts on an outstanding show with Broadway-style original productions in an ultramodern venue fitted with a state of the art lighting system and plush seating. Party through into the night with Club 6 – the place for lively nightlife; enjoy a full service bar and DJ and get ready to dance the night away to your favourite hits.
On-board the Majestic Princess nobody is left out of the action. Kids aged 3-7 can enjoy the Treehouse, packed with spaces to explore and activities including pyjama movie nights, arts and crafts and Lego® building contests; older kids aged 8-12 can explore the Lodge, featuring games, dancing and competitions, as well as programmes designed by the California Science Center to keep their minds active. Theme nights, treasure hunts and more are offered to keep everyone entertained. Teens will love the Beach House, designed for teens aged 13-17 to chill out and meet new friends with everything from hip hop dance classes to late-night movie viewings, video game tournaments, sports competitions and Rock the Boat teens-only parties, complete with mocktails and awards.
Tuck in to an interesting range of restaurants delivering an extraordinary dining experience suitable for all guests. Enjoy Italian classics and unique pasta courses at Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria or timeless steakhouse traditions at the Crown Grill™. The Crab Shack serves deliciously fresh seafood buffet while Vines boasts the best wines from around the world situated in a corner of the Atrium. A great selection of bars and lounges provide interesting areas to socialise with family and friends; the best way to end a great evening.
The staterooms and suites on the Majestic Princess provide a home away from home feel with friendly staff, comforting amenities and modern extras to make your stay the best it can be. Enjoy a luxurious selection of accommodations from balcony to interior and deluxe to family-suite perfect for every occasion. Make the most of the modern extras including flat screen TVs, private bathrooms and 24/7 complimentary room service as well as comfortable cotton linens to ensure a good night’s sleep.
With unique and amazing experiences, tasteful dining and comfortable staterooms, the Majestic Princess provides all the best amenities for a truly unforgettable cruise.
This multicentre holiday offers the opportunity to explore world-class destinations whilst staying in fabulous accommodations with prime locations along the way. For the ultimate California holiday with the added bonus of a stunning Mexico cruise, look no further than this breath-taking offer. Call one of our travel experts to book this California Dreaming & Majetic Princess Mexico Cruise offer today!