• Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort, San Diego
Resort Pool at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Experience Magic at Every Turn

Walk amidst a grove of eucalyptus trees and marvel over a waterfall cascading through ancient volcanic rock. At Fairmont Grand Del Mar, located on 400 acres alongside Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve near Carmel Valley and Torrey Pines, you will be swept away by nature’s majestic beauty. Breathe deeply, dream wildly, and discover a soulful sanctuary just five miles from the beach where finding yourself comes naturally.

Immerse Yourself in NATURE

At Fairmont Grand Del Mar, a San Diego luxury hotel and spa, magic surrounds us. And it’s in our people. It’s around every corner and every conversation. It enchants through the charm of Los Peñasquitos Canyon and the sunshine of San Diego. It’s where classic meets cool, the fine unwinds into the fun and inspiration leads to immersion.

Commune with nature on a trail ride surrounded by stunning bluffs, challenge yourself on the diverse bunkers of our 18-hole private Tom Fazio-designed golf course, and find true balance at our state-of-the-art spa. Lounge with a cool drink in hand along one of our secluded palm-lined pools and dine on the freshest of what’s in season at six different venues, led by San Diego’s only Michelin-three-star restaurant, Addison.


the Fairmont Spa & Wellness

Take wellbeing to a higher art form at our Forbes five-star spa. Awaken your best self with multi-disciplinary experiences rooted in the healing traditions of the past and the regenerative science of the present.

Upcoming Events

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Oscar de la Renta Afternoon Tea

Discover the allure of internationally acclaimed fashion designer Oscar de La Renta 2024 Pre-Fall Collection and signature ‘must-have’ pieces at Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s newly renovated Lobby Lounge during a fashion presentation afternoon tea on Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 pm.

Grand Social at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

A Grand Fourth of July Weekend Celebration

Celebrate red, white, and blue against a backdrop of awe-inspiring canyon views. Relax with family and loved ones under the San Diego sunshine and celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with live music and poolside fun. Spend the long weekend immersed in the great outdoors in classic cowboy style horseback riding along our scenic trails, or hit our 18-hole golf course, professional-style tennis courts, archery range, and much more. A grand eco-friendly drone display add an extra celebration to the magic-filled weekend on July 5. The Grand Fourth of July weekend will be filled with fun, adventure, and unforgettable memories.

Fercho at Grand Del Mar

Summer Concerts at Grand Social

Discover unforgettable live concerts in a relaxed atmosphere at Grand Social. Indulge in our delicious food and expertly crafted cocktails while enjoying the talents of local musicians. Whether you’re looking for a laid-back evening with friends or a lively night out, Grand Social is the perfect destination. 

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Equestrian Activities

Grand Del Mar’s Equestrian Center is Southern California’s most exquisite stable and riding center. Featuring scenic trails, a state of the art arena, and overall premium horse care, the Equestrian Center offers riding and non-riding activities for all ages and levels of experience.

Resort Pool at Grand Del Mar

Summer at the Grand

Experience the essence of summer at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, where sun-kissed mornings, leisurely afternoons, and enchanting evenings await. Nestled within our sprawling 400-acre estate alongside Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, discover a plethora of activities suitable for all ages.

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Taste Farm-Fresh Seasonal Cuisine

Savor a carefree lunch in your swimsuit after a dip in the pool, vibrant Parisian brasserie cuisine on the lush terrace, or Chef William Bradley’s meticulously seasonal tasting menu at Addison, San Diego’s only Michelin-three-star restaurant.

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Explore the Outdoors - Family Style

Stay in spacious suites and villas steeped in nature, and plunge into our breezy coastal canyon lifestyle. Enjoy private riding lessons at our equestrian center or elevate your tennis game on our professional-style courts.

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As a member of ALL – Accor Live Limitless, you’ll earn points on dining, spa, experiences and hotel reservations at more than 5,000 hotels worldwide. Plus, ALL members take an additional 5-10% off each reservation and receive upgraded internet access.


Weddings at Grand Del Mar

Plan a storybook wedding at the breathtaking Fairmont Grand del Mar.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

This luxury Southern California resort is just a short drive from top attractions, such as renowned beaches, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and much more.

Dine 1
Cent'Anni Cafe

Honoring a traditional Italian toast meaning “one hundred years”. This gourmet café offers organic iced teas, steaming espresso, breakfast on-the-go, pressed sandwiches, seasonal soups, fresh salads, gelato and daily special offerings.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Relaxation Pool

Bask in the warm San Diego sunshine by Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s Relaxation Pool, a tranquil oasis for adults only.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes

Discover Del Mar on a RAD Power Bike, a moped-style electric bike with a 45 range. Complimentary BMW bicycles are also available, an exhilarating activity for adults and children, alike.

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Preserve & Grand Gifts

Walking Distance: 1 minute
Explorers Club
Kid's Explorers Club

Discover a place that naturally engages the curiosity of children. From a Canyon Exploration Hike to the pursuit of hidden treasure, kids will venture out to find the magic of the outdoors.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
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Hiking Trails

Located adjacent to the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, explore more than 37 miles of hiking trails beginning on the property grounds.

Walking Distance: 3 minutes

Put your skills to the test at The Grand’s Archery Range.  With complimentary bows & arrows, you’ll learn the basics as you take aim.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
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Lobby Lounge

Relax and enjoy in The Grand’s Lobby Lounge with breathtaking views of the costal canyon.

Fitness Center

The expansive indoor and outdoor Fitness Centers offer the latest in exercise technology.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Del Mar Social Club
Del Mar Social Club

Enjoy the Grand version of an outdoor lounge where fine unwinds into fun with luxury lawn games.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
Sweet Shop
Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Equestrian Center

Grand Del Mar’s Equestrian Center is Southern California’s most exquisite stable and riding center. Featuring scenic trails, and a state-of-the-art arena, the Equestrian Center offers riding and non-riding activities for all ages and levels of experience.

Walking Distance: 5 minutes
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Tennis & Pickleball Courts

Enhance your backswing at The Grand’s two professional-style tennis courts, a lush lawn and shaded viewing terrace set the scene for phenomenal play.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Family Pools

The Resort pool area includes three individual family-friendly pools, and the Relaxation Pool is a tranquil oasis for adults only.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
Spa relaxation area
Fairmont Spa & Wellness

Immerse yourself in the art of well-being. The Fairmont Spa & Wellness at Fairmont Grand Del Mar welcomes you to a relaxing, restorative experience for your essential self.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
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Savor California Gastronomy at Chef William Bradley’s Addison, San Diego’s first two-star Michelin restaurant, and Southern California’s only Forbes Five-Star restaurant.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
Dine 2

You’ll think you’re dining in Tuscany or on the Amalfi Coast at this wonderfully carefree indoor-outdoor restaurant serving pristine California-bistro cuisine inspired by local ingredients.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
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Clubhouse Grill

Come for classic grill fare and gorgeous fairway views. Golfer or no, The Clubhouse Grill is your place for a pre-round pick-me-up or laid back lunch.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
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Elizabeth Ballroom

This venue offers automobile access, a built-in stage, and spacious wrap-around foyers, with warm woods, imported stone and rich color accents.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
Del Mar Reflection Courtyard
Reflection Courtyard

Host your group outside surrounded by green hills, manicured gardens, and our serene reflection pool animated with arcing fountains.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
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Manchester Salon & Terrace

Elevate your large-group event in the high style of the Manchester Salon.

Walking Distance: 6 minutes
Aria Lawn
Aria Lawn

Your event will be accentuated by a dramatic pavilion and views of the resort’s golf course and canyon preserve beneath the warm Southern California sun.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
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Capella is a true original and very distinctive. With the antique timbered ceiling and leaded windows, this one-of-a-kind space spells sanctuary.

Walking Distance: 2 minutes
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The Grand Golf Club

With the stunning Los Peñasquitos Canyon as his canvas, Tom Fazio created a masterpiece of dramatic elevations, diverse bunkering and lush fairways.

Walking Distance: 8 minutes
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Sustainability Efforts

For more than 25 years, Fairmont has been an environmental leader among eco-friendly hotels. As one of the first luxury hotel brands to achieve emission reduction targets, we embrace the sustainability initiatives developed by Accor. We believe it is our privilege to enhance genuine experiences and promote a rich cultural exchange within our community by ensuring long-term stewardship of our planet.