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Guests can indulge in getaway, dining, spa and wedding specials

DEL MAR, CALIF. – L’Auberge Del Mar is a San Diego retreat reminiscent of a private coastal escape with a star-studded past and reputation as one of the finest hotels in the region. This year, L’Auberge Del Mar is celebrating its 25th anniversary and marking the milestone with specials throughout the hotel. Everyone, from visitors seeking a seaside escape to locals stopping by for a sunset cocktail, can join in the celebration through room, spa, dining and wedding specials available now through December 25, 2014. The anniversary celebration will culminate on December 31, where the hotel will commemorate 25 years with a New Year’s Eve 25th Anniversary Bash.

Anniversary Getaway Package

In celebration of the hotel’s 25th anniversary, guests can book the Anniversary Package that includes overnight accommodations in one of the hotel’s elegantly appointed rooms and a $25 resort credit for use at Spa L’Auberge, KITCHEN 1540 or any other dining outlet. This package also includes a festive champagne and strawberry amenity and commemorative L’Auberge Del Mar keepsake silver anniversary photo frame. For more information and reservations, visit and enter booking code 25YEARS.

Anniversary Spa Package

Spa L’Auberge, which offers seaside pampering with a beach cottage ambience, is paying tribute to the 25th anniversary with special pricing of $125 for either the 50-minute Mint Julep Body Scrub or two 25-minute express treatments. The Mint Julep Body Scrub, which was inspired by racing season at the nearby Del Mar Race Track, includes a Bourbon Bubbler full-body scrub made of Kentucky Whiskey and brown sugar, followed by a Shea butter, mint, lavender and vitamin E hydrating cream. The express spa services are a new offering and designed to provide instant revitalization without a huge time commitment. Included on the express spa menu are a custom full-body massage, seaweed scrub, sea breeze facial and a hand and foot indulgence. Anniversary pricing is available Monday through Wednesday.

Anniversary Cocktail Specials

The hotel’s elegant Living Room bar is featuring the festive Silver Anniversary Cocktail which fittingly includes Patron Silver, along with St. Germain, fresh rosemary, cucumber and lime. Guests can also opt for the bar’s anniversary special that includes two craft beers paired with a craft cheese and charcuterie board with two chef selections for $25.

KITCHEN 1540 Anniversary Special

KITCHEN 1540, L’Auberge Del Mar’s highly acclaimed restaurant that blends energy and intrigue in a fresh, simple atmosphere, is offering a nightly anniversary menu special through the end of the year.

In honor of the anniversary, Executive Chef Brandon Fortune has created a dry-aged beef program featuring either New York or Ribeye. Each day, chef will prepare a dry-aged beef dish special with accompaniments offered verbally by the servers (market price). 

Anniversary Wedding Special

With its breathtaking ocean view setting, L’Auberge Del Mar has always held a special allure as a wedding destination. This year, couples tying the knot will get a little something extra simply by mentioning the 25th anniversary. Specials include 25 percent off the three and four hour silver bar package, complimentary silver shantung linen or ultra-platinum Lamoure linen, and sparkling wine for the bride and groom with custom silver label.

History of L’Auberge Del Mar

Located in the heart of the picturesque coastal village of Del Mar, L’Auberge Del Mar sits on a historic site that was originally home to the Stratford Inn. Opened in 1910, the hotel was a magnet for Hollywood stars during the silent film days. In 1927, the hotel changed its name to Hotel Del Mar and was again a gathering place for celebrities who came for sun, sand and Bing Crosby’s newly opened Del Mar Race Track. During WWII, the hotel closed and became home to soldiers and their families. After the war, it re-opened as a hotel, but never regained the popularity for which it was once known. In 1969, the hotel was torn down and the land stayed vacant until 1989 when it was rebuilt and opened as the Inn L’Auberge. In 2008, the property underwent an extensive renovation and emerged in its current form as the chic and sophisticated L’Auberge Del Mar.

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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