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Holiday Rest and Recharge Package, Holiday Classes and Events, Family Activities, Delightful Holiday Dinners and Southern California Pleasures of the Resort and Del Mar Village

SAN DIEGO – L’Auberge Del Mar in San Diego’s coastal North County region, has exactly what holiday destination travelers are looking for. It’s located in the charming quaint town Del Mar Village, a world-class travel mecca with spectacular ocean views, great boutiques and shopping and miles of surf and sand under the sun. The resort guestrooms are luxuriously “coastal chic,” the dining is memorable, the highly acclaimed Spa focuses on the healing elements of the ocean and there are countless choices for outdoor enthusiasts. Families, friends and couples will appreciate all the happenings at the resort this holiday season from its Rest and Recharge holiday package to holiday classes like Gingerbread House Building, Creating Wreaths, Holiday Cooking, the Del Mar Christmas Tree Lighting event to Movie Night in the Amphitheater, exquisite holiday dining, seasonal spa treatments and more.




Rest and Recharge

November 24 through December 22

L’Auberge Del Mar is the ideal seaside haven escape for recharging during the hectic holiday season. Everyone deserves some quality quiet time to revitalize his or her spirits – relaxation at the Spa, luxuriating in a lovely stylish guestroom, delicious casual dining and unwinding by the surf.

When guests book a room, they receive overnight parking and $20 daily resort credit.

Package starts at $284 per night. Reservations are available by calling (800) 245-9757 or visiting




Holiday Cooking Demo Class

Saturday, November 3, 11 a.m.

Guests will eat, drink and be merry as Chef Nathan Lingle shows them how to throw an easy, kudos-worthy holiday party with great success. He will share various methods for cooking a turkey to perfection and help participants create both traditional and non-traditional sides. The resort’s resident mixologist will whip up the perfect holiday concoction to wow guests while the in-house wine guru will walk class attendees through choosing the perfect wines for their party. To help everyone continue their culinary journey, they’ll receive a special edition recipe book as well as a custom-designed apron.

$150 per person; limited seating.


Make Your Own Pumpkin Succulent Centerpiece

Sunday, November 11, 6 p.m.

Hosted by Mint Studios, participants will enjoy this hands-on workshop where they will create a personal succulent pumpkin centerpiece. They will select their favorite succulent, learn the basics of planting and design a custom home decor piece to last throughout the season. Terrariums can be customized with sand, pebbles, colored moss and other available decorative items.

$65 per guest.


Santa By The Sea and Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 2, Santa By The Sea Event from 3 to 5 p.m.; tree lighting at 5 p.m.

Santa by the Sea invites all to the heart of small town, quaint and fun Del Mar Village to see Santa, create holiday crafts including Rad Hatter Holiday Hats, write notes to be delivered to Santa’s workshop and enjoy cookies, hearty soups and appearances by Mr. Mint and the Grinch. Revelers are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit children in need given through the North County Health Services.

Complimentary to guests.


Holiday Wreath Making

Thursday, December 6, 6 p.m.

Experts at L’Auberge Del Mar will teach guests how to create their own beautiful holiday wreaths to use as a door decoration or a magnificent holiday table centerpiece. The team will help wreath makers fabricate a unique piece they’ll love to show off. This could be perfect for a holiday girls’ night out destination.

$85 per guest.


Gingerbread House Building

Saturday, December 8, 10 a.m.

Gingerbread House Building at L’Auberge Del Mar could be the start of a family tradition to carry on for generations. House builders decorate their special homes with colorful gumdrops, marshmallows and an array of festive candies.

$35 per guest.


Holiday Market

Sunday, December 9, from noon to 5 p.m.

Embracing European holiday culture, L’Auberge Del Mar will transform its amphitheater into a holiday market complete with local artisans, holiday treats and beverages. The resort’s creative team will help guests build a hand-crafted basket of local treats for gifting to friends and family.

Complimentary to guests.


Holiday Candle Making

Tuesday, December 11, 6 p.m.

Holiday Candle Making is where attendees handcraft their very own scented candle, which they’ll want to use to brighten up their holiday table or give as a lovely gift.

$75 per guest.


Breakfast and Story Time with Bergie the Elf

Saturday, December 22, 9:30 a.m. seating; 10:30 a.m. story telling begins

Santa is getting ready to make his yearly visit. Bergie, L’Auberge Del Mar’s famous Christmas Elf, will be at this breakfast to tell stories about Santa as well as other favorite Christmas tales. Guests enjoy a pre-Christmas breakfast and then snuggle down by the fireplace to listen to Bergie’s stories.

Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped new toy to share with children in need.

Reservations recommended.


Movie Night in the Amphitheater

Sunday, December 23, 5:30 p.m.

‘Twas the night before the night before Christmas and everyone is getting excited about the Big Man’s visit! They gather the kids both big and small, a blanket to sit on and their holiday cheer as L’Auberge Del Mar presents Movie Night in the Amphitheater. There will be special treats and beverages to purchase, or guests can enjoy dinner and snacks in the resort’s restaurants after the movie.

Complimentary to guests.


Holiday Concert with Peter Sprague

Monday, December 24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Amphitheater

A delightful way to relax on Christmas Eve, guests will be entertained as American jazz artist, Peter Sprague, performs a concert in the L’Auberge Amphitheater.

Complimentary to guests.



Chef Nathan Lingle of KITCHEN 1540 will create a three-course Thanksgiving dinner showcasing fall flavors and favorites prepared with his own special finesse. On Christmas Eve and Day, the chef and his talented team will serve celebratory gourmet meals to delight and surprise diners with cozy winter-inspired dishes and seasonal desserts. New Year’s Eve dining at the resort offers a three- or five-course elegant meal with wine pairing options, and then guests are invited to The Living Room for live entertainment.

All holiday dining reservations can be made by calling (858) 793-6460.



The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be best soothed by treatments meant to relax and beautify at the award-winning Spa L’Auberge. From a Mulled Wine Wrap to the Warming Cherries Jubilee Facial to a Re-boot Body Scrub, escapees from the year’s busiest season will emerge calm and ready again to tackle shopping, cooking and entertaining with a whole new glow.

Spa appointments are available by calling (858) 793-6493.


Where:           L’Auberge Del Mar

                        1540 Camino Del Mar

                        Del Mar, CA 92014






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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