Pelican Hill Receives andrew Harper’s Prestigious Recommendation


The Resort at Pelican Hill has earned the notable recommendation of Andrew Harper, one of the most distinct voices in luxury travel. Published in the April 2011 issue of the highly respected luxury travel publication Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, the favorable review, entitled “The Resort at Pelican Hill: An Opulent Seaside Retreat,” features a 95 rating for “an exceptional hotel/resort of great individuality and distinction” among Andrew Harper’s 500 Favorite Hotels in the Worldâ’ž¢.

“We are honored to be among the best of the best’ properties worldwide to receive Mr. Harper’s prestigious recommendation,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “Since opening less than two-and-a-half years ago, the tireless passion, professionalism and integrity of Pelican Hill’s dedicated hospitality team have driven our singular, steadfast goal of delivering the possibility of perfection to guests time and time again.”

In addition to Mr. Harper’s current recommendation, Andrew Harper’s 2009 Readers Choice Awards recognized Pelican Hill as one of its “Top Golf Resorts.” Recently, the Resort also earned acclaim as Conde Nast Traveler’s #1 California Golf Resort, #22 Top 100 Best in the World and the Gold List 2011, all based upon ratings in the magazine’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards. Travel + Leisure also ranked Pelican Hill among its500 World’s Best Hotels” 2011.

Andrew Harper’s recommended properties are noted for possessing exceptional character, a commitment to classic hospitality and a profound sense of place. Mr. Harper does not evaluate hotels by means of a checklist, but uses his three decades of experience to distinguish the truly enchanting from the merely excellent. As editor-in-chief of his monthly members-only Hideaway Report newsletter, Mr. Harper publishes recommendations based upon a 100-point rating scale.

Posted on 04/11/11 by Allison

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