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May 2023

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@ranchandcoast RANCH & COAST MAGAZINE MAY 2023 55 view of the Pacific. Spa treatments are geared to guests' circadian rhythms — for example, a "Sound Sleep" experience in the late afternoon for a jet-lagged guest, or an invigorating ocean sea salt exfoliation for an early riser. e spa uses many marine-based products in its treatments including seaweed for a replenishing wrap. e spa also has a full-service salon, boutique, and fitness center offering classes indoors and out that include "Sunrise Stretch & Flex," "Seaside Yoga," and "Terranea Total Body." e resort has a range of dining options including the casual, seaside Nelson's, an indoor-outdoor bar and grill where our family gathered around a fire pit and picnic tables overlooking the coast to feast on clam chowder, lobster rolls, seafood salad, burgers, and fish tacos with spicy margaritas. e restaurant is named after the fictional character Mike Nelson, a former Navy diver played by Lloyd Bridges in the television series Sea Hunt which aired from 1958-1961 and was partly filmed along this stretch of California coastline. Since then, many movies and TV shows have been filmed on the coast and in the coves that border Terranea, including Pirates of the Caribbean, e Aviator, Charlie's Angels, and GI Jane. 1970s. We met Tomahawk, a Harris's hawk, Owlbert, a Eurasian eagle owl, and Samy, a Gyr-Saker falcon hybrid. e birds shoo away seagulls, pigeons, and crows that would otherwise overrun the property. "Seagulls used to eat hot dogs off the tables," Roy remembers. "It was 'Gulls Central.'" Roy also talked about falconry's fascinating history which, to his knowledge, dates back about 5,000 years in what is now modern-day Syria. Several family members played a round of golf on e Links at Terranea, a top-rated par-3 and nine-hole ocean view course. Director of Golf Mike Hill notes the course is rated the second- best short course in the country by NBC Sports Next's GolfPass in 2022. Golfers like the course's perfect condition, difficult greens, lots of banks and traps, and of course, you can't beat the view. Test your putting skills on the resort's six-hole mini course. Or, play some of the most famous courses in the world — at least virtually. Groups of up to six can book the premium golf studio and simulator experience. On a previous visit, I headed to the 50,000-square-foot Spa at Terranea for a relaxing facial and a healthy spa lunch, and then stretched out on a chaise by the adults-only pool with a dazzling Nelson's, on a bluff looking out toward Catalina Island, is a favorite spot for casual family meals, with entertainment on weekends The resort has four swimming pools including the adults- only pool at the Spa at Terranea. After a fitness class or spa treatment, relax on a chaise overlooking the sea >>

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