Condé Nast Traveler readers have spoken! Two of the remarkable hotels and resorts within the Meritage Collection portfolio of properties have been selected as 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award winnersCondé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award winners. As the longest-running and most esteemed travel award, the Readers’ Choice Awards rank the best of the best and are chosen by those in the know – passionate globe trotters from around the world.
Travelers to Kauai have long known that Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort is where you want to be; it’s the only resort with direct access to sunny Po’ipu Beach and is located near many of the south shore’s natural wonders. The authentic essence of Hawaiian culture and warm hospitality imbue every aspect of this intimate boutique resort – from the rejuvenating spa, to the lovely and luxurious guestrooms (many with picturesque ocean views), to the award-winning Red Salt restaurant.
La Jolla’s hidden gem, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, is a favorite amongst travelers for a variety of reasons. Nestled between San Diego’s seaside villages of La Jolla and Del Mar, this tranquil resort sits on 10 acres of lush gardens, quiet courtyards, and adobe fireplaces. Casually elegant guestrooms, a heated saltwater pool, a serene spa, and delicious dining options barely scratch the surface of what this charming hacienda-style hotel has to offer.
Plan your next California or Hawaii getaway today, and see for yourself why these exceptional hotels and resorts were named to the 32nd annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards list.