Santa Monica Makeover

Coronado Beach, San Diego, California
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Oceana Beach Club Hotel


Santa Monica is revving up for the return of the beachfront Oceana Beach Club Hotel following a multimillion dollar renovation.

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The beachside property, which features 70 suite-style accommodations overlooking the Pacific Ocean, now has a new lobby, reception area, pool deck, restaurant, as well as a new general manager, Christoph Moje.

We hear that American designer Anthony Baratta has created a 1960s’ beach club vibe throughout the property, said to “capture a modern-day interpretation of Santa Monica sensibility.” The hotel is now sporting a “clean, sleek design and a playfully refined ambiance.” Santa Monica’s sun, sea and sky are “reflected with a soothing color palette of sea foam greens, pale blues and bright whites, accentuating ocean views.” The hotel’s dining area mixes natural materials and earthy tones, with retro elements.

In addition to the renovations, Oceana Beach Club Hotel will debut Tower 8. As a Santa Monica native, we hear that Two-Star Michelin Chef Josiah Citrin adds a local touch to the menu. At Tower 8, guests can also enjoy signature cocktails created by renowned mixologist, Pablo Moix, and wine pairings by Melisse’s resident sommelier, Brian Kalliel.

Luxury travel advisors should reach out to Director of Sales & Marketing Stephanie Conchuratt with questions ([email protected]; 310-656-6038). 

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