The Golden State sure does sparkle in the springtime. From beachy escapes to animal adventures to sailing Jack Sparrow-approved tall ships, here are 10-plus getaways for your California spring break and beyond.
Fabulous People: Mon Castro
Mon Castro is a Los Angeles-based producer who has worked on multiple short films (which have been screened at festivals around the world), music videos and advertisements.
Winery of the Week: Schramsberg Vineyards
Schramsberg Vineyards in Napa Valley is a preeminent sparkling wine house in the United States. The brand is so beloved that is has been served at the White House under every administration – no matter the political affiliation – since 1972 with Nixon.
The Steward Opens in Santa Barbara Spring 2023
Found on five acres of stunning gardens along California’s Central Coast, The Steward, a Tribute Portfolio Marriott Hotel, is set to make its debut this spring. The Santa Barbara boutique hotel will serve as a natural retreat for guests with many eco-friendly initiatives.
Easter Events in San Diego
From an underwater egg hunt (really!) to a giant egg-painting competition, the lineup of Easter events in San Diego is not to be missed. Hop to it!
Fabulous People: Karina Castillo
Karina Castillo is the founder of Los Angeles-based Bawsy Blends. The Latina-founded tea company is a purveyor of premium Japanese matcha sourced from organic single-estate tea farms and a curator of tea and botanical blends.
Restaurant of the Week: The Rooftop Lounge
Located atop the historic La Casa Del Camino Hotel in Laguna Beach, The Rooftop Lounge offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean with a coastal-inspired menu that features locally-sourced ingredients and freshly-caught fish.
Rancho Bernardo Inn’s New Guest Spaces
While staying true to its Spanish Revival aesthetic, the new designs at the recently refreshed Rancho Bernardo Inn integrate seamlessly into the resort’s new luxury guest experience.
March Madness Events & Watch Parties in San Diego
March Madness is back in full swing, and what better way to celebrate than with dining specials and watch parties? The following are five spots to get the most out of March Madness in San Diego.
Fab People: Amy & Trevor Johnston
Amy and Trevor Johnston are the owners of Wine Girl, which just opened a second location in Napa Valley. (The grand opening celebration takes place April 1!) “Wine Girl aims to be one of the most open and accessible wine bars around.”