THE RESORT AT PELICAN HILL RANKS AMONG WORLD’S BEST FOR GOLF, SPA AND FAMILIES IN ANDREW HARPER 2015 READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – September 10, 2015 – Ranking second among the world’s top 20 golf resorts, second among the world’s top 20 family resorts and fifth among the world’s top 20 spa resorts, The Resort at Pelican Hill® earned top global recognition in the 2015 Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report Readers’ Choice Awards, published in the digital newsletter’s September 2015 issue.

“We sincerely appreciate this marvelous feedback that our loyal Andrew Harper guests hold Pelican Hill in such high regard in so many areas, from the oceanview golf club and the luxurious spa experience to spacious accommodations and epicurean experiences designed for the comfort and enjoyment of families traveling together,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama.

In celebration of the golf, spa and family awards, Pelican Hill announces the following new package, available immediately for bookings:

Golf & Spa Family Hideaway
Book a one-night Bungalow or Villa stay with one golf round and one spa treatment, and get complimentary full-day access to Camp Pelican for one child or Latitude for one teen. All stays at Pelican Hill include complimentary parking, Internet access and use of pools, fitness centers and spa amenities.
Starting from $795* per night, based on double occupancy

Andrew Harper is a full-service luxury travel company that produces the most respected publication in the business, The Hideaway Report, and provides personalized travel-planning assistance, bespoke tours and valuable travel privileges to its subscribers. Since 1979, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report has cultivated a core readership of discerning luxury travelers. To select the Readers’ Choice Awards, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report readers vote annually for their favorite hotel and resort experiences across the categories of U.S. and International Hideaways, Beach, Spa, Golf, Family, City, Food & Wine, Cruise Lines and Safari Lodges.

*Rates exclude tax and service charges. Offer valid on select dates for stays between September 13, 2015 – January 31, 2016. Not valid on existing bookings. Not applicable toward group rates. May not be combined with any other offers or promotions. Reference code AHARP15 when booking.

About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill® features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2013 & 2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2015).

The Irvine Company Resort Properties® owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property; Hotel Irvine, a lifestyle hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and California Recreation Company®, which operates the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.

About the Irvine Company
The Irvine Company® is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management. The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California. As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch® from Mexican and Spanish land grants.

Press Contact

KATE STARR
kstarr@pelicanhill.com
949.467.6833