This picturesque luxury resort on a coastal bluff north of La Jolla is a monument to the California Craftsman architectural tradition. Kilted doormen usher you through stained-glass doors into a magnificent lobby with vaulted ceilings, a grand fireplace, and rich wood accents. Warm, spacious rooms feature Stickley-style furniture, Bose sound systems, and elegant marble and granite bathrooms; most have balconies or patios that look out over the manicured courtyard or the lush golf course with the Pacific Ocean shimmering in the distance. The resort sits along the edge of the 18th hole of the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course, and guests score top priority on the hard-to-get tee times. Twice daily, the Lodge offers guided tours of its other neighbor, the beautifully rugged Torrey Pines State Reserve. To unwind, there's a heated swimming pool with cabanas and a hot tub under a gazebo; a serene 9,500-square-foot spa provides a range of treatments using natural, marine-based products. The Lodge’s signature restaurant A.R. Valentien is a destination for fresh regional cuisine served in an elegant setting overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course.  For a more casual vibe, The Grill at The Lodge offers a full menu of favorites whether dining indoors or on the patio, while its bar is an ideal gathering place after a day on the golf course.