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Celebrate the Magic of the Holiday Season at Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The best months of the year has finally come! From November until the New Year’s Day, the magnificent beauty of Ritz- Carlton, Laguna Niguel features holiday activities for everyone. Don’t you dare miss out on the magic of this heart-warming celebrations.

Check out the following holiday delights you can enjoy with your family and friends:

Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting

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Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting

Be ready to be captivated by the lovely holiday decorations brought to you by this coastal-inspired hotel in Southern California. On November 18, 2018, the house and tree lighting activity in the resort will kick off the annual holiday. From 4 pm onwards, the festivities will start. Music performances from The Jeeps and the special appearance of Santa Claus will entertain you all.

Guests are all welcome to bring a new and unwrapped toy for donation to Miracles for Kids. Non-perishable food items and canned goods are also welcome for the benefit of the Orange County Rescue Mission. This event is complimentary.

Holiday-Inspired Gingerbread Extravaganza

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Holiday-Inspired Gingerbread Extravaganza

For many years, Ritz- Carlton’s expert pastry team have been crafting a spectacular gingerbread extravaganza. These creations are available on public display until the New Year. Executive Pastry Chef Sylvain Haage will create this year’s holiday-inspired gingerbread extravaganza theme.

Chef Haage and his talented team will spend more than 500 hours creating an incredible display that will be made out of an array of homemade gingerbread, colorful candy, baked goods, sweet treats, and other delectable pastries.

Gingerbread House and Holiday Cookie Decorating

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Gingerbread House and Holiday Cookie Decorating

Gather your friends and family on December 16, 2018. You can all decorate your very own large-scale gingerbread house. Chef Haage and his pastry team will give tips and tricks to create a gingerbread showpiece. For only $175 per Gingerbread house, you can enjoy 2 hours of fun and creative bonding with your loved ones starting 2 pm. For bookings and reservations, feel free to call Resort Services at 949-240-2000.

Holiday Tea

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Holiday Tea

Tag along with your tea time mates and enjoy the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea. A wide selection of tram sweet bites and savory canapes is available at Bar Raya. Holiday Tea will be served from November 26 through December 13, 2018. Teas are served every Monday through Thursday of the week. For only $75 per person, all the guests can enjoy the lovely ocean view as you sip your kind of tea here from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Interested? Reserve a slot by calling Resort Services at 949-240-2000.

Yappy Howl-iday Celebration

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Yappy Howl-iday Celebration

On December 2, a festive gathering of canines and their companions will happen at The Dana Lawn. From 11 am-2 pm, Santa Paws will be there along with the furry participants. If you want to join with your pets, you’re encouraged to bring an unopened canned or dry dog foods and treats to support animals in need. Dog toys are also highly appreciated. This event is complimentary. Food and a wide selection of beverages will be available in the event. All the proceeds of this activity will benefit Canine Companions for Independence.

Holiday Storytelling

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Holiday Storytelling

Let your kids enjoy listening to the tales of the holidays by joining this event on December 7, 8, 14, and 15. This event will be held at the Eco-Adventure Center from 5 to 6 p.m. This activity is complimentary. Do you think your kids will enjoy this holiday experience? Then come here and don’t forget to bring a new children’s book to be donated to Miracles for Kids.

Two overnight packages

Are you in for luxurious accommodations and unique experiences in Laguna Niguel this holiday season, Ritz- Carlton offers two overnight packages as follows:

Inspirations of the Season Package is perfect for those hosting out-of-town guests or a personal holiday getaway. This packaged will allow you to enjoy the relaxing Pacific view as you celebrate the holiday. Inclusions are overnight accommodations, full American breakfast for two, resort fee and overnight valet parking. It’s available until January 31, 2019. Rates will start at $499 per night

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Ritz- Carlton in Laguna Niguel

The Luxury Shopping Experience, brought to you by Ritz- Carlton in partnership with South Coast Plaza, showcases an extraordinary selection of upscale shopping experience. This event includes the following advantages:

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The Luxury Shopping Experience in Laguna Niguel

  • overnight accommodations
  • complimentary valet parking at South Coast Plaza
  • admittance to ACCESS, South Coast Plaza’s VIP Hospitality Suite
  • South Coast Plaza VIP Passport featuring exclusive offers from more than 100 stores and restaurants
  • $100 South Coast Plaza Gift Card Voucher

This activity is available through January 31, 2019. Rates will start at $699 per night.

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