Local Light Displays to Set the Holiday Mood

Enjoy the local festivities this season by experiencing holiday light displays around San Diego. Bring the entire family to enjoy the lights and set the holiday mood this December. Lights on Crystal Pier Get into the holiday mood just steps from the hotel. Crystal Pier, located in Pacific Beach, shines bright every year as the…

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Reservations Accepted: A Guide to San Diego Fine Dining

Everyone loves tacos and relaxing by the beach, but San Diego also boasts a world-class fine dining scene. The concierge at Pacific Terrace hotel recommends these three restaurants where reservations are accepted and you’re sure to enjoy a meal you won’t soon forget. George’s at the Cove At this high-end spot—rated one of the World’s…

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5 Reasons to Hit the Beach This Holiday Season

San Diego has warm weather all year long, and the holiday season is no exception. While a beach getaway is great during any month, the holiday season offers more reasons than ever to get your toes in the sand. Christmas on Crystal Pier Forget the typical photo with Santa in the mall and head to…

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Where to Shop in Pacific Beach & La Jolla

There’s something about the fall that makes us want to upend our wardrobe and start fresh with a brand new style. Even though the seasons don’t change as drastically in San Diego (it’s still beach weather here!) we love the way the new season makes us want to seek out new and unique stores to…

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How to Plan a Family Reunion in San Diego

As your family gathers for the holidays,  it’s the perfect time to plan your next get together.  Whether it is a small family celebration or a large family reunion, here are some the top reasons to consider host your next event or family gathering at the Pacific Terrace Hotel. Our beautiful location along the coast…

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3 Holiday Recipes From Our Staff

https://www.consolidatedfoodservice.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/holiday-baking.jpg Thankful for Family Recipes Whether you’re continuing some longstanding family favorites or starting your own, family traditions, are what the holidays are all about. Here at Pacific Terrace, we love expressing our gratitude and excitement for the holidays through food! Here are some of our staff’s favorite holiday recipes, we hope they bring you…

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San Diego Vineyards

http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc32443.php Just 45 minutes away from downtown San Diego, Ramona Valley is home to beautiful wineries and vineyards. An up and coming wine region, it’s known for producing some of San Diego’s best wines. So, pack a picnic lunch and hit the road to spend a day at these San Diego vineyards. Chuparosa Vineyards 100%…

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What to Do on a Mountain Getaway in San Diego

https://www.tripsavvy.com/thmb/iYChNbXsvyWt2dGODSJwBfDt6GY=/960×0/filters:no_upscale():max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/3817391479_feb343a259_o-596161583df78cdc68ba3870.jpg There aren’t too many places in the world where you can sunbathe at the beach and go hiking in the mountains all in the same day. We’re lucky to live close to both, so here’s our favorite mountain getaway in San Diego.   Julian County Just an hour outside of San Diego is beautiful…

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4 Most Romantic Places in Pacific Beach

It’s hard not to be swept in by the romantic pull of San Diego’s sunsets, its pristine beaches and breathtaking vistas. There’s something about the warmth of the sun and breeze on your skin that is almost irresistible. For your next date, or just for when you want to feel charmed by the beauty around…

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Del Mar Racetrack Opening Day

Where the Turf Meets the Surf   Image via Unsplash Just a short drive away from The Pacific Terrace Hotel, the Del Mar racetrack is full of action, excitement, and some pretty amazing hats. Opening day at Del Mar Races is upon us, and we’ve got the scoop on making your experience a great one!…

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