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Chaminade Resort & Spa 2013 Summer Packages



Carol Baetzel - CBPR



Resort celebrates the birthplace of surfing, central coast cuisine and your pooch's palate

Santa Cruz, California, {June 2013} … Chaminade Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort® , nestled on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz mountains and overlooking sparkling Monterey Bay, is serving up a palette of sunsational summer packages.

Attention All Surfer Wanna-Be's

Celebrate the mainland's birthplace of surfing and test your talent in Santa Cruz with Chaminade Resort & Spa's Surf's Up package. "Drop in" to a well appointed guest room for two, venture to the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific with a two hour surfing lesson for two, and take home Chasing Mavericks on DVD - filmed in Santa Cruz and based on the true story of local surfer, Jay Moriarity. Package rates begin at $379*. Five day advance purchase required. Rate does not include tax or resort fee. Available now through November 30, 2013.

Chaminade Has Gone to the Dogs!

Chaminade has unleashed a summer, tail wagging pet program with its Dog Days of Summer package. Pups will delight in their overnight guest room accommodations with a new blanket, gourmet doggie treats upon check-in, their own water and food bowls, choice of a Yappetizer from the resort's new Pooch Menu, and of course a dispenser of disposable waste bags! Rates begin at $284.*

Chaminade's four legged guests will gobble up Linwood's new Pooch Patio Menu featuring yappetizers, entrees and desserts every Monday during Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Your pup receives a complimentary "yappetizer" with the purchase of a guest appetizer! Linwood's Pooch Patio Menu is available 7 days a week during lunch and dinner service and is served exclusively on the patio.

*Chaminade welcomes pooches 40 pounds or less. Certain restrictions apply. Valid now through September 9, 2013.

Savor Farm to Table Summer Dinner Series

Chaminade Resort & Spa's celebrated Farm to Table dinner series is now coupled with an overnight stay guaranteed to please the palate and tempt the senses! Guests will spend the day visiting local wineries, imbibing in a five-course wine dinner on the outdoor patio overlooking Monterey Bay and savoring a menu steeped in rich ingredients from local farms and vitners. Join Executive Chef Beverlie Terra for a culinary journey through the central California coast. Package price starts at $339 and includes:

  • Luxurious accommodations for two

  • Self-guided wine tours of local wineries

  • Farm to Table wine dinner for two

  • Farm to Table amenity

*Farm to Table culinary package is based on availability and valid on Friday nights only on the following dates: July 12th, August 9th, August 30th, September 20th and October 11th, 2013. Advance guest room and and dinner reservations required. Package price does not include rate or resort fee. Self-guided wine tours are available on select days.

For further information or reservations, visit or call 800-283-6569.

About Chaminade Resort & Spa

Nestled on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains and overlooking Monterey Bay, the AAA Four Diamond Chaminade Resort & Spa features 156 luxurious accommodations including 44 suites. Managed by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®, the historic Mission-style resort is an IACC approved meeting destination and features 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, two restaurants, sparkling pool, four tennis courts, executive fitness center, an array of recreational activities and scenic hiking trails surrounding the resort. The Spa at Chaminade is a full-service spa and considered one of the top destination spas in the area. Chaminade Resort & Spa is also pet friendly. For reservations and information call 800-283-6569 or visit To become a fan, visit us on FaceBook at or to follow us on Twitter @ChaminadeResort.

About Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® represents the finest in lodging, dining, recreational and meeting accommodations. Many are certified by the International Association of Conference Centers, the leading professional organization governing the multi-billion dollar conference center industry on five continents, and many have also been recognized with the coveted Benchmark Conference Centers® certification of meeting excellence. Benchmark Resorts & Hotels deliver highly specialized service that anticipates guests’ needs and ensures a hospitality experience unsurpassed and long remembered. To become a fan on n Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at


Ken Ellens
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