Welcome to the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, the best luxury San Diego resort.
Bringing together the elegance and charm of an old-world Mediterranean estate, San Diego’s luxury Fairmont Grand Del Mar welcomes guests with beautiful architecture, fantastic dining, and great service. Perfectly situated on 400 acres of pristine seaside canyons five miles from the Pacific Ocean, the resort shines as the number one place as voted by TripAdvisor travelers.
Come indulge yourself and celebrate at this Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond resort. The grounds are graced by a private Tom Fazio-designed golf course, a five-star spa, four shimmering pools, tennis courts, and more. Until now, you've never experienced this level of luxury.
Why You Should Visit San Diego
First things first - San Diego is a vacationer’s paradise boasting year-round sunshine, miles of pristine beaches, and plenty of local attractions to explore. From the cozy little towns of La Jolla and Oceanside to the natural wonders of Torrey Pines State Reserve, PCH, and the internationally-lauded San Diego Zoo, this city has it all. Make sure to check out Sea World this summer, where Veterans are offered free admission for the season.
Let’s Talk Accommodations
Experience thoughtful accommodations at the San Diego Fairmont Grand Del Mar golf resort and spa. The hotel is home to 249 elegant guest rooms and suites, featuring spacious marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, expansive balconies and terraces, and amazing views of both resort gardens, golf course, and Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve.
The hotel offers three different types of guest rooms to choose from. They include the Fairmont Room, Deluxe Veranda Room, and Signature Terrace Room. Let’s take a look at each and see what they have to offer.
Stunning views of the golf course and Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve can be seen from your balcony. Measuring 500 to 550 square feet, the Fairmont Room is much larger than most standard guest rooms. Guests can choose from first-floor or third-floor views and opt for either one plush king-sized bed or two queen beds.
Furthermore, guests have easy access to a gorgeous marble bathroom featuring a deep-European style soaking tub, dual sinks, and a separate shower. The Fairmont Grand Del Mar makes sure to add all the comforts of home too - plush linens and flat-screen LCD TVs are available at your disposal.
Deluxe Veranda Room
Treat yourself to an upscale Deluxe Veranda room with an expansive private balcony on the second or third floor. Here, guests can enjoy an array of gracious appointments, including a large marble bathroom complete with a European soaking tub. In a moment of walking in, you'll realize you never want to leave.
Signature Terrace Room
You can find the adults-only Signature Terrace Rooms located on the first floor of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. An expanded terrace offers a beautiful view of the hotel grounds above an adults-only relaxation pool.
Like the Fairmont and Deluxe Veranda Rooms, it also offers a marble bathroom complete with a deep European soaking tub. Sit out on your balcony drinking champagne as long as you'd like. After all, you have all the time in the world.
Common Guest Room Amenities Include the Following:
Amenities on Request:
The following may be available in selected rooms. Please inquire at time of hotel reservation.
The hotel offers four different types of guest rooms to choose from. They include the Prado Suite, Toscana Suite, Palazzo Suite, and Manchester Presidential Suite. Let’s take a look at each and see what they have to offer.
Where should we start? To begin with, this isn't your ordinary hotel room. Over 1,000 square feet of living space opens up to unique suites with separate sleeping and living spaces, flat-screen LCD TVs, and dual master bathrooms. The bathroom details include marble finishes, deep European-style soaking tub, dual sinks, separate shower, and 13-inch LCD TV.
The spacious and comfortable Toscana Suites feature a cozy fireplace, flat-screen TVs, and a dining table for six with an adjacent kitchenette and expanded terrace or balcony. The parlor sofa also converts into an additional sleeping space. Every Toscana Suite offers prime golf views. Bathroom details include marble finishes, a deep European-style soaking tub, dual sinks, separate shower, and 13-inch LCD TV. Attentive staff meet your every need without day.
Spanning 1,500 square feet, the Palazzo is available with one, two, or three bedrooms. This is a great option for a family vacation. Each suite features a cozy fireplace, a dining table for eight with an adjacent kitchenette, and two expanded balconies or terraces. The parlor sofa also converts into an additional sleeping space. All Palazzo Suites offer prime views of the resort grounds. Guests can enjoy large marble bathrooms complete with a deep European style soaking tub, dual sinks, a separate shower, and 13-inch LCD TV.
Manchester Presidential Suite
You'll immediately fall in love with this suite. Spanning 2,840 square feet, the resort’s two Manchester Presidential Suites offer a living room with a fireplace, study, four 40-inch LCD TVs, a spacious balcony with a stone fireplace and plenty of seating, and an eight-person entertainment dining table.
Furthermore, adjacent to the dining space, you will find a butler’s pantry, powder room, and dual master bedrooms. The bathrooms offer marble finishes, a European-style soaking tub, dual sinks, a separate shower, and 13-inch LCD TV.
All suites at Fairmont Grand Del Mar offer the following luxurious appointments:
Amenities on Request:
The following may be available in selected rooms. Please inquire at time of hotel reservation.
The hotel offers two different types of villas to choose from. They include the Villa Brisa and Villa Loggia. Let’s take a look at each and see what they have to offer.
Every square inch of this 4,500 square-foot villa speaks of unparalleled beauty and craftsmanship. The Villa Brisa features not one but three master bedrooms, four and a half marble bathrooms, living and entertainment areas, a full kitchen and a media room with a 60-inch plasma TV. Furthermore, this spacious residence perfectly combines all the luxuries of a vacation away with all the comforts you’d want from home.
Finally, take a step outside onto your private balcony and enjoy sunny San Diego skies while soaking in a jacuzzi tub. Want to know our favorite part? You can enjoy 2- hour in-villa dining, courtesy of Amaya’s acclaimed kitchen. For a full complement of services, feel free to consult the extensive concierge and personal butler menu.
Luxurious space meets thoughtful design in these luxurious villas spanning 4,900 - 5,000 square feet. Villa Loggia features three master bedrooms, including a master suite with a home office, exercise room, four and a half bathrooms, living and entertainment areas, and a full kitchen and media room with a 60-inch plasma TV. Soak in an outdoor jacuzzi tub on your private patio or order 24-hour in-villa dining. By the time you're stay is up, you'll already be planning your next.
All villas offer the following amenities in addition to Fairmont Grand Del Mar's luxurious appointments:
Amenities on Request:
The following amenities may be available in selected rooms. Please inquire at time of reservation.
Let’s Talk Dining
To say nothing of the dining would be a shame. The Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers six options for an exquisite dining experience. Enjoy elegant fare and contemporary cuisine in a refined setting, or sip gourmet espressos and cocktails poolside. With an extensive wine list, seasonal menus, afternoon tea, cooking classes with the team, and more - there is no shortage of exciting culinary offerings at this world-class San Diego resort.
Explorer’s Club Dining Programs
If you’re traveling with the kids, you’ll be happy to know the Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers a kid-friendly cuisine at Amaya restaurant. Thanks to the Explorer In-Training Dining Program, children five years and younger eat free when ordering from the Amaya children’s menu or when dining at the buffet and accompanied by a registered adult.
The Explorer-In-Training program is only available at the Amaya restaurant. With the Grand Explorer Dining Program, children 6-12 years of age can order from the Amaya or the Clubhouse Grill Menu and receive a 50% discount when accompanied by a registered adult guest.
Come and indulge your taste buds at the Fairmont’s signature restaurant, Addison. Here, a seasonal menu of culinary expertise paired with a grand-award winning list of 3,000 types of wine makes for an excellent evening. Hours of operation and reservation information can be found on the Fairmont Grand Del Mar website.
Enjoy stunning views of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s Mediterranean architecture and lovely golf course. Let Amaya whisk you away to the flavors of Italy as you enjoy fine California cuisine with hints of Italian influence for all three meals of the day. Amaya’s menus constantly change to reflect nothing but the finest seasonal ingredients.
From two separate dining areas to an authentic wine cellar, Amaya’s private dining atmospheres provide the perfect intimate setting for any occasion. In order to secure a table, we highly recommend making a reservation.
Cozy fireplaces and rustic furnishings lend a unique charm to the Lobby Lounge. On one side, you have the intimate, antique library and to the other, a chic marble bar with rich mood-setting tones. Sip hand-crafted cocktails whipped up by expert mixologists. We highly recommend the Margarita Blossom or a Chaturanga featuring fresh basil and coconut water.
The Clubhouse Grill
From midday pick-me-ups to midnight cravings, the Clubhouse Grill has it all. In-house chef Jason Winton satisfied hungry guests with a delightful and approachable cuisine. All we’ve got to say is it’ll keep you coming back for more.
Start the day off with refreshing smoothies and other signature breakfast classics. In the afternoon, treat yourself to grill fare including sandwiches, burgers, and more. When the sun goes down, spice things up with a SoCal-inspired tapas menu. For information on brunch at the Clubhouse Grill, 19th Hole Happy Hour, daily themed specials, and private events, feel free to check out the hotel website.
Come and get your coffee and tea fix at Cent’ Anni Cafe. This little eatery gets its name from a traditional Italian toast meaning “one hundred years.” It’s also a great spot for a midday snack or breakfast on the go.
Live music and great drinks are offered at Club M, Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s on-site nightclub. You can find a host of DJs playing sets here every weekend.
Hold your pinky out properly. It’s time for afternoon tea. Fairmont Grand Del Mar welcomes guests to enjoy an elegant afternoon of tea and conversation in the charming Library and Lobby. Enjoy beautiful music, a glass of wine on the side, and dainty finger sandwiches, scones, and other pastries.
If you can’t pull yourself away from the pool and palms, we can’t blame you. Lucky for you, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers a great poolside dining option. After you work up an appetite swimming, choose from snacks, fresh fruits, ice cream, salads, sandwiches, grilled favorites, and specialty drinks.
Are you an early riser, a late riser, somewhere in-between? Whatever time you wake, you can enjoy in-room dining. Relax in the privacy and comfort of your suite and choose from an extensive selection of hearty comfort foods, light taste meals, and signature gourmet dishes. In-room dining is available 24-hours per day, seven days a week.
Let’s Talk Amenities and Activities
Nestled in the heart of Southern California, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar is drenched in year-round sunlight and surrounded by a wonderland of flora and fauna. Sooner or later, you'll have to pull yourself away from the pool. There are plenty of things to do in San Diego, too. Go on a scenic hike. Lounge poolside. Dive into the ocean. Pick up surfing.
From professional-style tennis courts to a world-class eighteen-hole golf course, seasonal food and wine events, and a myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities, SD is the place to be for sun and excitement. If you venture beyond your oasis of accommodation, you’ll suddenly find some of the city’s top attractions nearby including art galleries, theme parks, museums, lively shopping districts, and miles of picturesque coastline.
Are you traveling with kids? Well, you’re in luck! Check out the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Explorer’s Club. Here, children up to twelve years of age can enjoy the great outdoors - and indoors with a whole slew of fun games, activities, movies, sports, arts, and crafts.
In addition to playing games like ping pong, foosball, and air hockey, your kids will also get to enjoy the latest and greatest of video games from systems including Nintendo Wii, Kinect for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Younger kids will especially love the floor to ceiling Seewall, an interactive plasma mural that mimics life under the sea.
Finally, artistic youngsters will have fun at craft stations with themed projects from designing a reusable bag to alfresco water painting. For a full list of upcoming spring and summer events, please visit the Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s family travel section on their website under the category activities & services.
Ride off into the San Diego sunset from the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Equestrian Center. That’s right, this luxury resort really does have it all. From trail rides through the canyon and day camps to professional riding lessons, the Equestrian Center has a whole heap of adventures for riders of any level. Whenever guests come to the Fairmont, the Equestrian Center is always one of their favorite parts.
We all say we'll work on our tennis skills in due time - but we don't. Now, it's time. Brush up on your backhand and get that cardio in. The Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers an array of instructional tennis clinics, professional lessons, and fun day camps on the hotel’s two pro-style tennis courts.
The Spa at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Now is the time to pamper yourself. Discover a world of beauty and wellness at the Spa at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. San Diego’s premier spa resort is one of the only Forbes’ five-star spas in the world. We see why. They offer up a comprehensive list of treatments such as cleansing facials, therapeutic massages, and a custom organic product line.
Furthermore, the spa also proudly boasts the second Haim salon location and its beloved array of beauty services, ranging from manicures and pedicures to special occasion hair and makeup styling.
Available exclusively with a scheduled spa treatment, spa guests receive the following complimentary amenities:
Meetings & Weddings
The Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers beautiful spacious spaces for both meetings and weddings. After all, San Diego is the perfect background for it all. Meeting locations are situated on a canyon preserve amidst the striking fairways of the Grand Golf Club. Here, you’ll find 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, accommodating up to 600 guests.
San Diego’s premier wedding venue offers unparalleled romance. Reminiscent of a Mediterranean estate and nestled away in a fairytale setting of the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers the perfect venue to make your dream day a reality. If you have a wedding coming up, now is the time to book your venue.
What Travelers Are Saying About the Fairmont Grand Del Mar
With a five-star rating, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar speaks for itself. There’s only one way to describe the beauty of this resort - jaw-dropping. Modeled after a Spanish villa, the exterior is comprised of pink stone underneath contrasting red terracotta roofs. No expense has been spared on the interior either. A lavish oasis of marble and Spanish tile, crystal chandeliers, and elegant furniture await in 249 guestrooms.
However, the true gem of the Fairmont is its tranquility. Nestled away on the grounds of the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve five miles inland from the sea, this resort offers a spacious escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy southern California. When you’ve caught up on your R&R, make sure to take advantage of the myriad of activities the resort offers. Travelers absolutely love the peaceful atmosphere, welcoming staff, and luxurious amenities.
Book Your Stay At the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Today
If you’re looking to be pampered and escape from the cares of the world, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers the perfect place. We cannot recommend this five-star resort more highly. Now is the time to book your stay.
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