“Looking for a warm and sunny holiday experience? These top ten Southern California hotels offer the magic of the holidays.

Dreaming of a warm and sunny Christmas? Then head to Southern California, where the clear blue skies and relaxed vibe can be a lovely backdrop for Santa and his sleigh bells. Although there won’t be snow on the ground, there are plenty of magical moments to be had here, especially for travelers who stay at these festive hotels that go all out for the holidays. Waking up Christmas morning in a hotel suite is a one-of-a-kind experience. Several of these hotels offer cookies for Santa and delightful decorations–each, in its own way, is sure to excite the entire family.

Adventurers will hardly miss the snow when they stay at one of these dreamy Southern California hotels, where the standard is luxury, and the holidays bring on the magical wonders of the season.

3/10 The Westgate Hotel

They call it The Westgate Hotel, but they may as well have called it the Palace of Versailles because this stunning hotel is built as an homage to the famed palace. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, this is a wonderful option for families looking to experience the city attractions while reveling in the wonder of the holidays. Guests can enjoy story time with Santa, or a Winter Wonderland tea time, along with a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner. With magical decor and that little bit of wonder, this hotel will transport guests to a holiday fantasy.


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