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Immerse Yourself in Nature

Walk amidst a grove of giant oaks, 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.

Experience Magic at Every Turn

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.

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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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Kid's Camps at The Grand

Elevate your child’s spring break and summer experience with our exciting full-day and half-day camps. Choose from three incredible options that promise a blend of fun, learning, and adventure. Enroll now and make this spring break and summer a time of growth, friendship, and endless fun.

Easter at Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Easter at The Grand

Celebrate Spring and experience a festive Easter Bunny Tea with family and friends, a lavish Easter brunch buffet in the Grand Ballroom and a delectable three-course menu with unlimited mimosas at Amaya. The Easter celebration will be complemented with an Easter Egg Hunt, live entertainment and a visit from Easter Bunny.

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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.

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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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Accor Live Limitless

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.

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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
Bikes

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
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Archery

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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Addison

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
Amaya

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
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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

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.