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Coastal-Inspired Afternoon Tea Is A Delightful Holiday Treat

Del Mar, Calif. - L’Auberge Del Mar continues its new tradition of L’Tea by the Sea this holiday season. This popular, coastal-inspired afternoon tea, which made its debut last year, offers an enchanting way to celebrate the season with friends and loved ones while enjoying picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean.

“L’Tea by the Sea allows our guests to revel in the holiday spirit and take advantage of our unrivaled coastal setting in Del Mar,” said Bob Harter, director of sales and marketing. “We look forward to making it a holiday tradition for years to come.”

The stylish L’Tea by the Sea will be served Saturday and Sunday afternoons in November and December. Guests gather in the ocean view Lobby Living Room near a cozy fireplace and enjoy champagne, loose leaf teas, miniature sandwiches, scones with fresh made Devonshire cream and an array of bite-sized desserts. For reservations, call 858-793-6460.


L’Tea by the Sea Menu


Holiday Tea Selections

Blood Orange: An all fruit tisane. Deep citrus flavor of orange peels, apple pieces rose hips and hibiscus. Naturally caffeine-free.

Garden Treat: An all herb tisane made of alfalfa, spearmint, peppermint, chamomile verbena and lemon grass. Soothing and caffeine-free.

Green Pomegranate: Green tea with a delicate floral, dry honey and mild cherry essence.

Moto Chai: A black tea from India. Spiced with pepper, vanilla, ginger, cardamom sun dried orange peel and cinnamon. Ideal for lots of milk and honey.

Organic Radiant Swathe: A black tea from India. Bright, crisp with a clean finish. Great with cream and sugar.

Organic Vanilla Peach Rooibos: A red tea from South Africa. Sweet peach and light creamy oat flavor.

Organic Pineapple Papaya White Tea: White tea with a delicate strawberry and mildly sweet pineapple flavor. 

Coastal Finger Sandwiches

Roasted Apple & Celery: Thyme Aioli, Wheat Bread Butternut Squash, Sage, Nutmeg Aioli, Parmesan, Sourdough

Smoked Ocean Trout: Horseradish Cream Cheese, Caramelized Beets, Potato Bread Duck Confit, Roasted Parsnip, Date: Tarragon Aioli, Rye Prosciutto, Smoked Goat Cheese, Honey Mustard, Rosemary 

Seaside Sweets

Fresh Baked Seasonal Scones: Fruit Preserves, Whipped Orange Honey Butter, Devonshire Cream

Assorted Petite Fours


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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