Sometimes a girl’s staycation is just what the doctor ordered! Why not skip the stress of the airport, save money on the flight and splurge on a fun hotel in the area with some of your friends? To me, the secret is to find the right spot that makes you feel like you’ve escaped to your own little paradise. To me, in Los Angeles that is Hotel Bel-Air! From the moment you walk across the bridge that overlooks the beautiful swan filled pond, you know you’ve arrived somewhere special.
The hotel sits on 12 acres of lush gardens that make you feel like you’re in The Secret Garden. The walls of the hotel are painted a pretty pink color that gives it so much warmth and love. There’s 103 rooms and suites, some of which have their own patio, outdoor furniture and some with private plunge pools. If you don’t have your own, do not worry because the pool on property is so chic and private that you will want to sit out there anyways!
Now, on to the food! The Wolfgang Puck restaurant is to die for! I have had breakfast, lunch and dinner there and I can’t decide what is my favorite. You truly need to experience them all. My favorite spot of the hotel though is their piano bar. It’s dark, sexy, old-school/new-school, rock-n-roll and everything in between. The walls are decorated with edgy photos of musicians throughout time and the well-lit fireplace adds a bit of warmth and calm to the place. I love sitting there with a nice glass of wine or dirty martini, some caviar and listening to the incredibly talented pianist. I could literally sit there all night long!
My girlfriends and I had such a great night there! We not only experienced everything above but we also got in some time at our pool suite to catch up and have some much needed girl talk and laughs. My favorite thing to do on a trip like this is to get in our robes, order room service with a bottle of wine, get in bed and just catch up! I can’t recommend it enough!
I love organizing trips like this for my clients and would love to help you out as well. No matter what city you are in, SS Gold Travel has connections worldwide and we would be happy to help organize a similar trip in your city. Contact me to help you get your staycation setup today!