Each property offers a unique and unforgettable experience, whether you seek an adventurous escape, a tranquil wellness retreat, or a harmonious blend of both.
BETHESDA, MARYLAND – Curator Hotel & Resort Collection, a distinct collection of unique and experiential hotels and resorts, announced the addition of three new members: Bernardus Lodge & Spa nestled in the enchanting Carmel Valley, California, The Pierside Santa Monica centered in the heart of the vibrant culture of iconic Santa Monica, California, and Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP Hotels, located on the central Oregon Coast near beautiful Siletz Bay.
These three properties celebrate nature, adventure, health, wellness, and the finest local cuisine, making them the perfect choice for executive retreats or a luxurious getaway.
“We’re thrilled to welcome these exceptional properties to our growing collection,” said Jennifer Barnwell, President of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection. “Our member hotels and resorts are known for their commitment to providing travelers with truly distinctive and memorable experiences, and these three new additions are no exception.”
The newest members of the Curator Hotel & Resort Collection include:
Bernardus Lodge & Spa (Carmel Valley, California): Tucked among vineyards in the scenic Carmel Valley, Bernardus Lodge & Spa has long been considered one of the finest winemaking estates in California, and after a multimillion-dollar facelift in 2015, the lodge is brimming with 73 earth-toned rooms. The spa offers an indoor-outdoor experience with a body-temperature soaking pool and treatments infused with wine grapes and lavender grown on the property. The destination restaurant Lucia offers a full cocktail bar, a café overlooking the garden, and an intimate dining room where you can enjoy acclaimed chef Christian Ojeda’s seasonal California-Mediterranean fare paired with the finest wines. Guests can also borrow the house Mercedes-Benz to visit the Bernardus Winery tasting room.
The Pierside Santa Monica (Santa Monica, California): The 132-room hotel, located in downtown Santa Monica, launched in January 2023 following a multi-million-dollar renovation as a premium lifestyle hotel. As the closest hotel to the celebrated Santa Monica Pier, The Pierside Hotel is one of the latest hotels on the renowned Ocean Avenue in 11 years. A 24-hour fitness center and a one-stop rental shop, The Board Shop, are available to guests to rent items from surfboards to beach equipment and games. Property sustainability initiatives also extend to responsible Food and Beverage sourcing through local partners and convenient hydration stations throughout the hotel. Every guest has a reusable aluminum eco-bottle to utilize during their stay and beyond. Guests can enjoy complimentary yoga on Saturday mornings, followed by beer, sparkling wine, or Mimosa at the signature restaurant, The Surfing Fox.
Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP Hotels (Gleneden Beach, Oregon): Overlooking Siletz Bay National Wildlife Reserve on the spectacular central Oregon Coast, and less than a three-hour drive from Portland, this sustainability and wellness-focused 205-room lodge features an award-winning 18-hole golf course, world-class spa, and was recently named by Travel & Leisure as one of the top 15 resorts in the Western United States. The friendly staff at Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP are experts at crafting memorable outdoor experiences and exciting adventures, which may include exploring tide pools, golfing, fishing, crabbing, climbing obstacles at the aerial park, hiking to Cascade Head, experiencing the pump course for mountain biking, kayaking and zip-lining. Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP also offers guests an abundance of wellness experiences including daily complimentary yoga and private classes at the new Wellness Studio, and a range of innovative spa treatments. Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP offers plant-forward, farm-and-ocean-to-fork menus at its two restaurants as well as in-room dining. Creative dishes incorporate the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to provide healthy and mouthwatering meals embodying the cuisine of the Oregon Coast. Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP is also dog-friendly, with complimentary treats, pet beds, and bowls.
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