The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

San Francisco's Only Ocean Front Golf and Spa Resort.

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is San Francisco's only oceanfront golf and spa resort. Perched atop a rugged bluff overlooking 50 miles of California coastline, it is also the most romantic setting in Northern California. The resort offers an array of recreational activities that blend the elements of a seaside resort with lavish five-star accommodations, including making s'mores on your guestroom's terrace fire pit, exploring miles of oceanside trails, golfing on two neighboring world-class courses, indulging in luxurious spa treatments and dining on innovative cuisine in ocean-view restaurants.

Hotel Tip

Be sure to grab a seat around the wood-burning fire pits at sunset to watch the lone bagpiper stroll down the bluff — you will feel as though you are in Scotland!

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Virtuoso Amenities   

    For 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Spa Services credit, to be utilized during stay (valid for treatments and/or spa retail products, not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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By: bdhender

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2015

Beautiful place great recommendation
Travel Advisor:  Holly NeSmith


By: Lulu

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2017

Amazing property made for a great staycation. Views of the sunset are spectacular and we loved the bagpipes!! We had a firepit room and it was so much fun making s'mores and drinking wine. Beautiful property with first class service.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Bassett

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By: George A.

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2018

This is one fantastic hotel. From the moment we stepped into the lobby, everything was first class. The quality of service was impeccable. The room was excellent with a wonderful view out to the 18th green of the Old Course and the Pacific Ocean. The patio had a gas fire pit that we used in the evening. Every morsel of food we had at the Ritz was outstanding. We will travel to this hotel again.
Travel Advisor:  Patrick Millard

Wonderful Experience

By: Really, Really, Really Pleased

Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2019

This property has it all! The location is spectacular, the grounds are beautifully maintained, the food is delicious, the facilities are well planned....but the outstanding staff is what makes this destination such a jewel. From the welcoming front desk to the accommodating housekeepers, guests are made to feel at home. Special mention must be made of Sandra Potter who provided us with concierge service that is beyond compare.
Travel Advisor:  Lindsey Epperly

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