Sweet Seaside Memories
From dining to weddings, we are sharing all of the latest and greatest happenings at L'Auberge Del Mar on L'Blog, and we want your input too! Share anything you like, from your favorite L'Auberge experience to a fun Del Mar happening. We'd love to hear from you.
February 28, 2011
Love from Guests
"I just wanted to drop you a quick email and inform you of our recent visit to your hotel in Del Mar. We have stayed with you before and really loved the hotel so decided to once again take the two hour drive from LA for a little break.
I have to say working in the film industry I have had the pleasure of visiting many many amazing hotels all over the world and I have to say I found staying with you among the best. From the moment my fiance and I arrived we felt so welcomed. We sat in the bar area and ordered a glass of Champagne. Before we arrived at the hotel we had taken our dog for a walk on the beach. As it was pretty cold day, the dog was shivering. The bar tender on duty took it upon himself to kindly bring us over some towels to dry him off.That was such a kind gesture.The room was very comfortable and a lovely balcony. My fiance then checked herself into the Spa for a few hours and said the service she received from the receptionist was warm and friendly, her therapist, Brittan, was first class. She proceeded to tell me it is the best treatment she has had in many years, and Brittan made the experience so much more than many other Spas, and it was worth the two hour drive just for the treatment alone.
We then joined you for dinner at Kitchen 1540. Once again, Flawless. The service was amazing, friendly, and the food exquisite.
I look forward to staying with you in the very near future. Once again thank you for such a amazing experience."
-George Cottle, Los Angeles, CA.
February 25, 2011
Surf's Up At L'Auberge
Quoted "The Starbucks of surf schools" by Newsweek Magazine, Surf Diva Surf School is considered the pillar of instructional surfing in the action sports industry and offers SURFING and STANDUP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP) lessons year-round for women and men. Surf Diva introduces a new spin on the board meeting: The Ultimate Ride corporate team-building clinics.
Surf Diva is located in the jewel of Southern California, La Jolla, where the pristine beaches are a perfect setting for learning to surf. This idyllic coastal gem is a mere 12 minutes from downtown San Diego, yet features the reputation of a high-end seaside resort.
February 23, 2011
What have we been up to on the 1540 patio? Take a peek below and give us your best guess. Here's a hint: it's the largest of it's kind in any restaurant in San Diego.
February 16, 2011
Freshest Addition to KITCHEN 1540
Sous Chef Steve Molina brings a fresh twist to the table at KITCHEN 1540. A Los Angeles native, he studied classic French cuisine and techniques at the San Diego Culinary Institute. Molina got his first true taste of the kitchen under Chef Pascal at Savory in Encinitas. After 3 years at KITCHEN 1540, Executive Chef Paul McCabe has been an inspiration and mentor, helping him grow into the chef that he is today. Molina explains that his passion for cooking happened organically...must be why he's perfect for KITCHEN 1540.
February 15, 2011
Bliss: Your Way at L'Auberge Del Mar
Indulge in your very own wellness experience at your home by the sea. Whether you’re jonesing for tandem shiatsus or prefer to spend the day with a Balinese Breeze in our couple's garden suite at Spa L'Auberge, Bliss: Your Way is the perfect fit.
Stay one, two or three days at 20% off our best available room rate and spend $240 in spa credit as you see fit.*
It's simply bliss. So have it your way.
*Based on availibility. Restrictions apply
February 10, 2011
Yours & Mine - Valentine's Day at L'Auberge Del Mar
Prepare to swoon. L'Auberge is the perfect place for hearts aflutter this Valentine's Day and the Yours & Mine package is no exception.
Decadent dinner for two? Check. KITCHEN 1540 has you covered with a duo of four-course menus perfect to share...or not. Romance? Check. While you indulge at 1540, our Romance Director will be spreading the love with our signature rose petal turndown in your guest room. Now that's sweet.
We hope you'll join us to celebrate love by the sea. It will be sure to win your honey over.
February 10, 2011
Love at KITCHEN 1540
Still on the search for the perfect Valentine’s Day idea for your honey? Look no further than Yours & Mine, our dinner for two at KITCHEN 1540.
With four courses for each of you, this is one seriously fun duo of menus. Now, if you could only decide how to divvy up those dishes...we're pretty sure you're the sharing type, but who's judging?
So join us because what’s Ours, is Yours. It’ll be one sweet evening and reservations are going fast 858.793.6460.
February 09, 2011
Love is in the Sea Air...Spring Wedding Special
Spring is one seriously sweet season at L'Auberge Del Mar. The roses are blooming, sea breezes are blowing and everything feels just right. What better time for love by the sea?
We're dipping this special season in a little sugar to make Spring weddings at L'Auberge even sweeter. Book your Spring 2011 or 2012 wedding with us and we've got some treats*, just for you.