6 Days Sample Itinerary

Santa Monica, Newport Beach and Palm Springs Multi Centre

From coast to desert

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Combine laid-back California beaches with the not-so-secret hideaway of the rich and famous. All within an easy drive of each other, these three relaxation destinations fit together easily creating the perfect Californian getaway. Find your zen in Santa Monica, enjoy the luxury shopping and gourmet dining in Newport Beach and take a healing dip in the hot springs of Palm Springs.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Ride the huge ferris wheel on Santa Monica's brightly coloured pier
  • Take a guided Segway Tour around Newport Beach
  • Enjoy the stunning views from The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • See Hollywood's iconic landmarks

Sample Itinerary Summary

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6 days
Guide Price
£1,599 per person
Price based on
Based on 20 September 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with United Airlines, staying for 2 nights room only in a City King Room (Santa Monica), 2 nights room only in a Standard Room (Newport Beach) and 1 night room only in a Regency King Room (Palm Springs) including car hire.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis, Self-Guided
  • Santa Monica

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Vibrant galleries, museums and theatres
    • Take a cycling tour from the pier to Venice Beach
    • Ride the ferris wheel on the pier
    • Visit the local farmer's market
  • Newport Beach

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Home to some of California's best beaches
    • Try a Frozen Banana on Balboa Island
    • Head to Fashion Island for designer shopping
    • Take a segway tour of Newport Beach
  • Palm Springs

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Wind your way through San Andreas Vault on a jeep tour
    • Ride the world's largest rotating aerial tramway
    • Play a round on one of the 100+ golf courses
    • Explore downtown's shops and restaurants
Santa Monica

Santa Monica is all about being healthy - whether you want to ride the waves, take a morning yoga class, or just indulge in some delicious food from the local farmer's market; you'll leave feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Newport Beach

Newport Beach boasts the largest recreational harbour on the west coast offering an array of watersports; from fishing and swimming to sailing.  Whatever draws you to the water, you'll be able to do it here.  If watersports aren't your thing, visit Fashion Island for the ultimate in retail therapy, or one of the many restaurants for the gourmet cuisine.

Palm Springs

Located only two hours from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is the ideal end to any Californian escape.  Offering 350 days of sunshine a year, you'll want to get outside and enjoy the beauty the deserts have to offer.  Soar through the skies in a hot air balloon ride, play one of the 100+ golf courses, and explore the downtown area filled with shops and restaurants.  Whatever you choose to do, make sure you spend at least one day in a spa to leave your troubles behind you.