NEWPORT BEACH, Ca. (Dec. 3, 2008) – The Resort at Pelican Hill, a new ultra luxury resort, has officially opened on the coast of Newport Beach in southern California. The highly anticipated resort blends the principles of classical Italian architecture with casual California elegance to take its place among the world’s finest destinations.
“With unbelievable attention to detail a stay at The Resort at Pelican Hill is an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind immersive experience,” said Gary C. Sherwin, President and CEO of Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau, following the official debut of the resort on Nov.26, 2008. “Pelican Hill is destined to become iconic around the world for the California good life – it is indeed the new global benchmark in resort luxury.”
The Resort at Pelican Hill is perched on 504-acres of sun-trenched, terraced hillside. Inspired by the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, the resort village features expansive hotel Bungalow Suites and Villa accommodations that dot the hillsides and provide magnificent unobstructed views of the blue Pacific Ocean.
Situated on Newport Coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Resort at Pelican Hill is located adjacent to renowned Crystal Cove State Park and is in close proximity to other popular destinations such as Corona Del Mar, Balboa Island and Fashion Island. Convenient John Wayne/Orange County Airport is within a ten-minute drive of the resort and all Newport Beach area hotels.