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Guests Can Also Enjoy Hotel’s Eco-Friendly Dining, Drink and Spa Specials

Del Mar, Calif. - L’Auberge Del Mar is celebrating Earth Day with a So Cal-style paddle out, as well as eco-friendly dining, cocktail and spa specials. 

“At L’Auberge Del Mar, we strive to incorporate earth-friendly practices into our daily business wherever possible,” said Vice President and Managing Director Michael Slosser. “Celebrating Earth Day helps to remind us of the importance of our recycling, energy saving and other on-going green initiatives. It also allows our guests to share in our mission and be a part of these efforts too.”

Ocean Preservation Paddle Out

L’Auberge Del Mar’s 2nd Annual Earth Day Paddle Out in honor of ocean preservation will take place on Friday, April 18. Guests, locals and employees are invited to participate in the event and can bring their own boards or have the hotel concierge arrange for a board rental. Del Mar’s Fulcrum Surf ( will be joining the hotel at the event. Participants meet at Powerhouse Park at 9:00 a.m.

Ocean Body Indulgence Spa Special

Throughout the month of April, Spa L’Auberge is offering a special price on the earth- and ocean-friendly Ocean Body Indulgence, which includes a full body exfoliation, followed by a detoxifying body wrap and a hydrating body massage. The treatment utilizes the spa’s new Ocean Rescue product line that was developed exclusively for the spa and incorporates the most advanced research in marine-based skincare. All of the marine flora and plants used in the Ocean Rescue line are all-natural featuring sustainable, wild-crafted seaweed and organic essential oils that contain no artificial fragrances, colors, parabens, formalins, sulfates or sulfides. Osea Malibu, another organic seaweed based line, is also used in the treatment. 110 minutes, $230.00 


New Executive Chef Brandon Fortune is already making his mark with organic and sustainable selections in KITCHEN 1540 that celebrate the natural habitats of Mother Earth. Spotlight menu selections for Earth Day include:

  • Sustainable Sablefish Entrée with basil risotto, roasted baby turnips, seasonal bean succotash, saffron-tomato broth. ($27)
  • Organic Baby Beets & Their Greens Salad with black walnuts, Hass avocado, caper berry powder, parsley leave puree and horseradish-lemon vinaigrette. ($18)

Lovely Lavender Lemonade Cocktail

In the Living Room Bar, guests can savor ocean views while sipping the hotel’s eco-friendly Lovely Lavender Lemonade cocktail. This refreshing “green” concoction is made entirely from organic ingredients including lavender vodka, strawberries, mint and lemonade. 

Lights Out for Earth Day

On Earth Day, April 22, hotel guests will be provided with souvenir LED flashlights to encourage guests to minimalize use of lights in their guest rooms. Lights will also be dimmed throughout the property to support Earth-Day energy savings.

On-Going Green Initiatives

A sampling of the eco-friendly practices at L’Auberge Del Mar includes energy efficient lighting, organic spa products, recycling, earth friendly kitchen equipment, recycled kitchen flooring, biodegradable “to go” boxes and donation of used oil for Biodiesel fuel conversion. The property features charging stations for electric vehicles and also participates in the Clean the World program which sterilizes and recycles soap and shampoo for underprivileged countries.

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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