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The Ritz-Carlton Coastal Suite, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019, USA

Hotel Name
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

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With a windswept cliffside setting overlooking crashing waves, it's often said that The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay looks like it's straight from the Scottish coast. It is, however, just 45 minutes south of San Francisco, perched on a secluded stretch of the Pacific. 

The Caledonian comparisons don’t stop there. As dusk descends on the 14-acre resort, every evening a solitary tartan-clad bagpiper plays a salute to the sun as it fades. An incredibly atmospheric experience, guests will almost feel like they’ve been transported to the Highlands, but there is no mistaking that Californian sunset.

The ideal destination for a spa or golfing getaway, the hotel attracts a well-heeled crowd from the city as well as tourists eager to experience the natural beauty of Northern California. 

Two outstanding golf courses await: the Scottish links-style Ocean Course and The Old Course, designed by Francis Duane and Arnold Palmer respectively. 

The spa makes the most of the area’s natural larder with unique treatments such as the Redwood Forest Ritual, which utilizes an array of indigenous herbs and woods for a restorative cleanse and massage.

The resort’s most luxurious accommodation is The Ritz-Carlton Coastal Suite, which occupies a prime position on the resort’s coveted fifth floor. Sleeping up to 10, this 2,450-sq-ft residence has three bedrooms. The master is particularly impressive with a four-poster bed and dramatic multi-aspect ocean views. 

High ceilings, a wealth of natural light and chic neutral decor with splashes of blue make for a tranquil ambiance. Ensuite bathrooms feature Carrera marble and the view from the balcony is, put simply, breathtaking.

Guests staying in the suite are granted access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge and an abundance of luxury food and drink options all day long. However, do not miss the resort’s acclaimed restaurant Navio. Serving innovative seasonal dishes showcasing local produce from land and sea, the restaurant is especially lauded for its weekend brunch.

CompanyThe Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Price per night ($)6,400
Profile typeEnhanced
Number of bedroomsThree bedrooms
Features - in suiteBar
Dining room
Floor-to-ceiling windows
Welcome gifts
Business facilities
Walk in wardrobes
Leisure facilities - HotelLibrary
Pilates studio
Fire pit
Family/Child friendly
Basketball court
Golf course
Hot tub
Tennis courts
Indoor pool
Games room
Pet friendly
Yoga studio
Wine cellar
Size of master bedKing (152 × 198cm)
Number of bathroomsFour bathrooms
Number of floorsOne floor
Disability aidsEmergency cord in bathroom
Step free access throughout suite
Accessible parking
Hotel facilities for disabled guests
Entire unit wheelchair accessible
Adapted bathroom features
Auditory guidance
Upper floors accessible by elevator
Food and drink facilities - HotelPrivate Dining
Number of restaurantsFive restaurants
Business facilities - HotelBoard room
Conference room
Lecture theater
Event space
Number of dedicated staffOne member of staff
Exclusive guest servicesDedicated concierge/guest relations manager
ViewsSea views
Outside spaceBalcony
Transport optionsCourtesy cars
Courtesy carsLincoln
Luxury brandsDiptyque
Sustainability initiativesFood parcels
Recycling systems - Plastic
26-50% (Energy - Renewable sources)
Treatment of waste material
Recycling systems - Glass
Food packaging
Reduced waste
Renewable energy
Low-flow fixtures
Recycling systems - Food
Recycling systems - Metals
Plastic management
Local charity support
Linen and towel reuse programs
Community initiatives
LED lighting
Recycling systems - Paper/card
Bed linen brandFrette
TV size60"
Suite typeGolf
Gold 2024, Access
Gold 2024, Luxury
Gold 2024, Sustainability
Gold 2024, Technology
Silver 2024, In-Suite Facilities
Bronze 2024, Food & Drinks

Meet Your Host


Mathieu Riviere

General manager

What separates this suite from anything else in the area?

"The Ritz-Carlton Coastal Suite offers seaside opulence, a wealth of natural light and chic neutral décor. Unrivaled in the Half Moon Bay area, this 2,450-sq-ft residence has three bedrooms and can accommodate up to ten guests. The primary suite is particularly impressive with a four-poster bed and dramatic multi-aspect ocean views. Ensuite bathrooms feature Carrara marble and splashes of blue, creating a tranquil ambiance."

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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019, USA

With prime golfing, the bright lights of San Francisco and the delights of Napa wine country all on your doorstep, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is pure California. The 261-room hotel sits high on a rugged yet perfectly landscaped bluff overlooking the wild Pacific Ocean. Guests are spoiled for choice in all regards surfing, tennis and golf all beckon outdoor enthusiasts, while a sumptuous spa is available for the more relaxation inclined. After a long day, indulge at one of the hotel’s five dining and drinking destinations.

As well as its selection of coastal-inspired rooms and suites (try to snag one with an outdoor firepit for evening s’mores sessions), The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay also has Guest Houses. Located a short walk from the main resort, these residential-style abodes offer added privacy for longer stays or larger groups.



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