Pelican Hill

Newport Beach, California

The Resort at Pelican Hill® – (888) 507-6427


Set by the Pacific Ocean in Southern California’s chic Newport Coast®, The Resort at Pelican Hill is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury. Embodying the vision and principles of Italy’s most renowned Renaissance architect, Andrea Palladio, Pelican Hill is a sanctuary of beauty and sophistication that sets new standards for a resort experience. Inspiring architecture and ambiance, a magnificent natural setting, exquisite accommodations, spectacular facilities including 36 holes of championship golf and a world-class spa, unsurpassed pampering, comforts and service – all blend to create a destination unlike any other. Pelican Hill is…the Possibility of Perfection™.

Along one of the most pristine and protected coastal enclaves remaining in Southern California, The Resort at Pelican Hill is set on 504 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the chic town of Newport Beach.  The Resort resides in close proximity to some of the most luxurious real estate with some of the world’s most scenic ocean and golf course views.  Adjacent to the Resort, neighboring Crystal Cove stretches along 3.5 miles of exquisite coastline framed by sandy coves, tide pools and a marine park. The Resort is also adjacent to more than 50,000 acres of permanently protected, natural open space, parks and trails.


Pelican Hill Real Estate

Pelican Hill has some of the most exclusive and distinctive neighborhoods – Pelican Hill, Pelican Crest, Pelican Ridge, Pelican Point and Pelican Ridge Estates – offering some of the finest most sought after luxury real estate found anywhere. Located adjacent to the Resort, Pelican Hill, like all the Pelican neighborhoods is a 24 hour luxury guard gated community.  There are approximately 140 custom estate homes in the Pelican Hill neighborhood offering a Mediterranean style architecture with prices ranging from $5 million to $15 million plus.

The Resort at Pelican Hill® offers some of the finest accommodation including 204 Bungalow Guest Rooms & Suites, and 128 Villas.

• Bungalow Guest Rooms & Suites: Ranging in size from 847 to 2,486 square feet, the Bungalows are lavished with luxurious appointments and offer an intimate, residential ambiance. Not one detail is overlooked to provide the most luxurious, relaxing and comfortable accommodations, including hand-crafted wood-beam ceilings, fireplaces framed by Italian limestone, deep soaking marble tubs, 40-inch flat screen televisions, wet bar, Bose sound systems, MP3 ports, wireless Internet, 500-thread-count sheets, and private terraces with unobstructed ocean panoramas

Villas: As the largest inventory of luxury, ocean-view home accommodations, the Resort’s two-, three- and four-bedroom Villas are available for daily rental. Villa guests enjoy every imaginable ultra-luxury appointment and the most thoughtful, comprehensive and personalized service program of amenities, pampering and individual attention of any resort in the world. Ranging from 2,200 square feet to 3,581 square feet, the exceptionally spacious Villas offer expansive terraces with dramatic ocean views, gourmet kitchens, dining areas, personal butlers and staff available around the clock to fulfill each guest’s every need and desire. The appointments immerse guests in the finest of everything

An exclusive privilege, enjoyed by Villa guests only, is the 10,000-square-foot Villa Clubhouse, a genteel and serene escape from the everyday world. With its understated, relaxed elegance and light-bathed living room, the Villa Clubhouse provides personally tailored service, private gourmet dining, a radiant blue pool created by hand-setting 300,000 hand-cut glass mosaic tiles, luxurious cabanas and stunning vistas of the Pacific.

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• Pelican Hill Golf Club:

Pelican Hill Golf Club: One of the nation’s premier golf clubs, Pelican Hill Golf Club® boasts 36 holes designed by Tom Fazio with stunning ocean panoramas from every hole, a luxurious 44,000-square-foot clubhouse with separate men’s and women’s locker rooms and lounges with a full array of appointments and amenities, the acclaimed Pelican Grill and lounge, Caffé II Italian coffee bar, a golf shop offering the latest golf fashions and accessories, professional forecaddie services, custom Nike practice balls and an intelligently designed, full-service practice facility conveniently located right outside the clubhouse door. The two 18-hole courses, Ocean North and Ocean South, consistently rank among the best in prestigious annual lists published by Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Golfweek and LINKS Magazine, among others.

A preeminent institution of golf instruction in California, Pelican Hill Golf Academy offers dedicated teaching facilities, including two greens, bunkers and driving tees. The Director of Instruction, Glenn Deck, is one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America and one of Golf Tips magazine’s Top 25 U.S. Instructors. He offers monthly golf schools, special guest instructor programs, private lessons and a seasonal Junior Golfers’ Academy.


• The Coliseum Pool:
Inspired by Rome’s famed landmark, the Coliseum Pool is among the most striking swimming pools at any resort. At the heart of Pelican Hill, guests gather here to see and be seen, while relaxing, pampered by pool attendants, and taking in the magnificent backdrop of endless sea and coast. Perfectly circular and 136 feet in diameter, the Coliseum Pool – one of the world’s largest circular pools – dazzles with its radiant blue bottom created by 1.1 million hand-cut glass mosaic tiles and amphitheater of terraced decks, offering private cabanas, sunbathing areas, dining and fabulous ocean views.
The furnished cabanas at the Coliseum Pool are suite-like with every amenity, from private servers, wet bars, Bose audio systems and flat-screen HDTVs to 12-foot ceilings, dining tables, chaise lounges and draping curtains for privacy. The saltwater pool features soft water that feels good on the skin. For vacationing families, a separate children’s area features its own circular pool, mini chaise lounges, sand play area and circular interactive bubble-jet fountain.


• The Spa:
Awarded the Forbes Five-Star consistently each year since opening, The Spa at Pelican Hill® invites guests to indulge their personal intentions of relaxing, renewing and invigorating. Evoking a “21st century balanced wellness philosophy,” The Spa recaptures the original philosophy, purity and effectiveness of the world’s most celebrated traditional treatments and therapies. The 23,000-square-foot Spa, with its dramatic 28-foot-high Palladian rotunda, wall of flowing water, 22 private treatment rooms, steam rooms, saunas and saltwater Roman soaking tubs, offers an unmatched experience – in a cocooned, sophisticated ambiance where every sense is awakened, and where every moment is one of extraordinary pampering and rejuvenation.
So much more than a place to enjoy a good massage, the Spa helps restore health and balance through the ultimate personalized care. Spa guests can participate in daily beach walks, wellness retreats and more than 25 complimentary fitness classes weekly. The Spa also features a full-service salon, fitness center, boutique and a mindful spa cuisine menu.


• Dining:
A cornucopia of mouth-watering and singular dining experiences for every mood and occasion await at Pelican Hill, make dining one of the Resort’s unforgettable pleasures.

Andrea Ristorante: The unprecedented attention to detail in Andrea, to recreate storied culinary traditions and classic dishes bursting with the true flavors of Italy, has resulted in remarkable Northern Italian cuisine, with Tuscan influences in particular, that rivals the nation’s top Italian restaurants.

The Coliseum Pool & Grill: An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the “scene” at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.

Pelican Grill: Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9’ x 6’ HD TVs for viewing sports events.

Villa Clubhouse: Breakfast and lunch are served daily in the Villa Clubhouse dining room and terrace. On weekend evenings, the Villa Clubhouse offers Piccolo, a globally inspired small plates epicurean experience available exclusively to Resort guests.

The Caffé: Guests are immersed in one of Italy’s most enduring national pleasures – the café life that is an indispensable part of la dolce vita – at this true Italian coffee bar serving Italian coffees, light breakfast fare, smoothies, homemade breads and pastries, traditional gelatos and more, further sweetened by panoramic ocean views.

The Great Room: In Pelican Hill’s sophisticated yet unpretentious “living room,” guests indulge in the finer things in life. The Great Room offers a champagne cart, interesting and original Italian cocktails, and organic coffees, teas and infusions.


• Children/Camp Pelican:
The Resort at Pelican Hill’s ocean-view children’s retreat features a clubhouse, terrace, children’s pool and bubble jet fountain, all designed for Resort guests ages 4-12. Led by energetic and experienced activities specialists, themed half-day and full-day sessions offer stimulating activities that entertain children, while nurturing their inquisitive young minds.


• Weddings, Meetings & Events

• Weddings: Pelican Hill is Southern California’s premier wedding destination offering a sought-after seaside location and exquisite ambiance, paired with unprecedented service standards and ultra-luxurious amenities.

• Meetings & Events: Unsurpassed standards of service and luxury, state-of-the-art facilities, an inspiring and easily accessible seaside setting, plush indoor meeting rooms and gorgeous outdoor venues make Pelican Hill the venue of choice for the most exclusive and demanding group functions, from top-tier board meetings and high-level corporate retreats to private banquets and elite conferences.


• Shopping:
The Shops at Pelican Hill: Four boutiques and an online store offer endless possibilities for shopping enthusiasts.

Allegra®: The chic style of coastal California inspires the men’s and women’s apparel and accessories.

The Newsstand & Gifts: Shop a selection of everyday necessities and exclusive Pelican Hill mementos, conveniently located near the Resort lobby.

Spa Boutique: Take the spa experience home with a collection of renowned skin-care products, cosmetics, gifts, books and apparel, as well as The Spa at Pelican Hill’s private label products.

Golf Shop: Located at the Pelican Hill Golf Clubhouse, this pro shop carries preferred name brand golf apparel, headwear, accessories, equipment and gifts. Take the Pelican Hill experience home with everything from complete Pelican Hill bedding sets and in-room products to logo apparel and signature Italian ceramics.


• Area Attractions:
Nearby Recreation & Leisure: Guests enjoy a variety of nearby activities, especially outdoor recreation, such as Crystal Cove beach outings, hiking and mountain biking through neighboring Irvine Ranch® open space, parks and trails. Ocean activities include surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding along the coast, as well as yachting, sailing, sunset cruises and whale-watching excursions from Newport Harbor. Fashionable Newport Beach features upscale shopping at Southern California’s premiere outdoor shopping destination, Fashion Island®, as well as Crystal Cove Promenade™ and Corona del Mar Plaza. Art galleries and performing arts also abound in the upscale beach towns surrounding The Resort at Pelican Hill.


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Best Known For:
One of the finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond Destinations in the World
One of the Nations Premier Golf Clubs & Resorts
Unparallelled Service & Luxury
 Spectacular Facilities and Amenities
Inspiring Architecture, Magnificent Natural Setting & Ambiance
Exquisite Accommodations
Extraordinary World Class Award Winning Spa
Unforgettable Dining Pleasures
The Coliseum Pool – One of the Worlds Largest Circular Pools
One of the Most Picturesque Golf Courses
Some of the Most Exclusive & Distinctive Neighborhoods
Some of the Most Sought After Luxury Real Estate


Awards & Accolades:
World’s Top-Rated Golf Resort & #1 Resort in the US
Ranked by leading luxury magazines including Condé Nast Traveler
America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses
2015-2016 Golf Digest 2015/16
World’s Top 100 Resorts – 2012 Robb Report
Top Resorts in the Continental U.S.
World’s Best Awards 2013, 2012 & 2011 Travel & Leisure
Top 10 Relaxation/Spa Hotels in the United States – TripAdvisor
AAA Five Diamond Award
Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Rating

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44,000 Sq/Ft Clubhouse with Varied Amenities
2 Championship 18 hole Tom Fazio Designed Golf Courses
Pelican Hill Golf Academy
3 Restaurants & 2 Cafes
Coliseum Pool
23,000 Sq/Ft World Class Spa
Fitness Center
Full Service Salon
22 Private Treatment Rooms, Steam Rooms & Saunas
Lounges, Meeting & Banquet Facilities
20,000 Sq/Ft of Function Space
“Mar Vista” Event Center & Outdoor Renaissance Rotunda
Resort Shops & Boutiques
Children’s “Camp Pelican”
Bungalow Guest Rooms & Villas



The Resort at Pelican Hill®
22701 Pelican Hill Road South
Newport Coast, CA 92657


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Phone: (855) 467-6800

5 Star Luxury Public Golf Club & Resort in Newport Beach, California
Managed by the Irvine Company Resort Properties

5 Distinct Guard Gated Luxury Residential Neighborhoods
Pelican Hill, Pelican Crest, Pelican Ridge, Pelican Point & Pelican Ridge Estates

Home Facts:
204 Bungalow Guest Rooms & Suites and 128 Villas at the Resort at Pelican Hill®
140 Luxury Estate Homes in Pelican Hill Neighborhood
Homes from $5-$15 Million+