We’ve rounded up an ever-growing selection of boutique hotel stays, luxury hotel hideaways and romantic retreats in California. Pick a destination below to see our selection of the best boutique hotels to book, as well as an insider guide to everything from restaurants and bars to picnics and hire cars…
Boutique & luxury hotels
This rugged edge of California’s coast is a preserved piece of pioneer fantasy, where nature rules over man…
LA – a city of silver-screen dreams, where movie moguls, stars and starlets party in the California sunshine.
Producing some of the best food and wine in the United States, the rolling hills of the Napa Valley and nearby Sonoma are a magnet for gourmands and wine lovers.
Surrounded by the stark beauty of the desert and the snow-capped peak of San Jacinto, the lush green golf courses and tree-lined boulevards of Palm Springs make it the perfect urban oasis.
A major California city that's really a sleepy beach town at heart, San Diego is best around sunrise, when the locals grab their boards and head to the coast. As the day progresses, the city comes to life with laidback style and a buoyant youthful edge...
That bridge, the scenic Bay, those cable cars… San Francisco is a dream location for film-makers – and tourists. Its compact districts, worldly outlook and cultured population give it a cosmopolitan vibe.
Long known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is more than simply soul-stirring beaches. The city is also home to Spanish mission architecture and top-flight museums that keep it a top stop-off en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco...