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Southern California Hotel Is Home Base For Turkey Day Paddle Out, Santa Run and New Year’s Hike

Del Mar, Calif.- Located in Southern California’s picturesque coastal village of Del Mar overlooking the Pacific Ocean, L’Auberge Del Mar also sits in the heart of one of the most actively oriented destinations along the coast. This holiday season L’Auberge Del Mar shows guests they can have their cake and eat it, too, with holiday themed outdoor adventures just steps from the hotel guest rooms. 

Turkey Day Paddle Out

Feel good about a second trip to the buffet with an early morning Turkey Day Paddle Out with local surf company Fulcrum Surf School ( Join the tradition of heading into the water for a morning surf session off the coast of Del Mar. Bring your own board and join the locals, or arrange a private lesson with Fulcrum Surf in advance. Surfing provides a unique perspective and vantage point to enjoy North County's beautiful coastline and marine life, as well as a great workout.

Christmas Eve Santa Run

Watch for Santa on a three-mile Christmas Eve Santa Run along the beach. Enjoy a run on your own, or join a group run at 9 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The beach in Del Mar is one of the most beautiful and enjoyable in San Diego.  The two-plus miles of sandy beach offers a great, convenient place to run and you may even spot some reindeer tracks. Guests can see the concierge desk for details and to sign up for the group run.

New Year’s Day Sunrise Hike

Get a healthy start to the New Year with the New Year’s Day Sunrise Hike at Torrey Pines Preserve. Just three miles away is the spectacular Torrey Pines State Reserve, one of the wildest stretches of land on the Southern California coast with eight miles of stunning overlooks, peaceful trails and a beautiful clean environment ( Hike on your own (park opens at 7 a.m.), or join a group hike at 9 a.m. departing from the lobby. Guests should visit the hotel concierge for details and to sign up for the group hike.

Fitness and Strength

Also available to guest on property are the newly renovated fitness center, an ocean view pool and two championship tennis courts. At the fitness center guests can work out on treadmills, elliptical machines, and a stationary bike or with weight machines. The ocean view pool is a serene place to swim laps while enjoying the tranquil coastal setting. On the courts, Tennis Pro Jason Miller offers lessons and friendly competitions for all levels.

Bed and Breakfast Package

Keeping fit by the sea, starts with L’Auberge Del Mar’s Bed & Breakfast Package. The package includes plush accommodations and breakfast for two at KITCHEN 1540 or Waterfall Terrace. The all-new breakfast menu includes healthy options such as Acai Bowl, House-Made Granola and Egg White Frittata- ideal for fueling up before heading out on an active adventure. Reservations and more information are available at

About L’Auberge Del Mar

Located in the heart of the coastal Southern California village Del Mar, L'Auberge Del Mar overlooks the Pacific Ocean offering a resort experience reminiscent of a private seaside estate. This intimate hotel, presents 121 guest rooms and suites, refreshing dining options, a full service beach house-style 5,000-square-foot spa, a private path for easy beach access, tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center and a peaceful pool area with leisure and whirl pools. An array of dining and drink selections includes the award-winning KITCHEN 1540, Coastline for waterfront al fresco dining, the lively poolside Bleu Bar for libations and nibbles and The Living Room Bar, a hub for socializing and people watching, serving handcrafted cocktails and tasty appetizers. For more information, please visit



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