Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas ranked among the best new hotels in the world

SAN DIEGO — A North County resort town recently caught the attention of Travel + Leisure magazine editors, landing on their coveted list of the world’s best new hotels.

The 130-room Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas was credited by the publication for taking “surfing as seriously as sustainability.” Seriousness aside, there’s also plenty of room to indulge with a spa featuring five treatment rooms and a sauna, dining options by local chef Claudette Zepeda, and a number of other guest amenities. guests such as a swimming pool, fitness area and electric bicycles available for guests. .

“The place is perfect for a laid-back getaway, with waves crashing on the beach, bikes available to ride into town for tacos, and a solar-heated pool.” Tanvi Chheda from the magazine wrote.

Developers for the resort hotel include JMI Realty and Fenway Capital Advisors of San Diego, according to a property fact sheet. Its architecture, praised by Travel + Leisure, was carried out by Joseph Wong Design Associates.

It opened to the public in March 2021 at 2100 N. Coast Hwy 101.

Thinking of staying at the hotel? Bring your checkbook. Rates start at $639 a night with some — like rooms with two queen beds and coastal views — can be had for an average of over $1,000 a night with others priced in that range. and more.

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California was well represented in the magazine’s list this year with a total of five hotels mentioned. Besides Alila Marea, others include:

Learn more about Hotel Encinitas and see the rest of the list here.