0161 492 1387

carrier /Search

San Francisco, Yosemite, Pebble Beach, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, San Diego / Coastal California

An iconic road trip through California’s highlights, including the dramatic cliffs of ‘Route 1’, the deep valleys and waterfalls of Yosemite and the bright lights of San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

from £5125pp

Make an Enquiry

Price based on two adults sharing.

Prices includes all Economy international flights, accommodation and meals as specified, arrival transfer in San Francisco and 13 days all-inclusive car hire. Meal basis: RO Room only.

Suggested activities are not included. This itinerary is only a suggestion, our experienced sales team will be happy to put together alternative, bespoke itineraries.

More about our prices
Nights 15

San Francisco, Yosemite, Pebble Beach, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, San Diego /Itinerary

Coastal California


Day /1-2

San Francisco

Fly to San Francisco, on arrival transfer to the Fairmont San Francisco for a 2 night stay. Dominated by the Golden Gate Bridge and views of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is a city full of surprises. Ride the historic cable cars chugging through the neighbourhoods; explore the waterfront marketplace of Fisherman’s Wharf – fishing boats, basking sea lions, clam chowder and sourdough French bread bakeries. Shoppers will be in their element at Union Square, where evenings are spent dining in trend setting Michelin starred restaurants and world renowned opera and ballets. (RO)

Fairmont San Francisco Hotel

Day /3-4

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Collect your hire car and drive to Yosemite National Park for a 2 night stay at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel. Explore over 1,000 square miles of outstanding natural beauty, encompassing Alpine meadows, sheer valleys, towering granite peaks and thundering waterfalls. Discover some of the Park’s huge diversity of species, from black bear and bobcats to the Sierra Nevada Red Fox. (RO)

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel

Day /5-6

Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach

Drive back to the coast for a 2 night stay at Casa Palmero at Pebble Beach Resorts®. Relish the spectacular vistas whilst teeing off on one of the five world class courses. Other recreations beyond the fairways include tennis, surfing, horse-riding and paddle-boarding. Cruise along the 17 Mile Drive – one of the most beautiful drives in the world. (BB)

Casa Palmero™ at Pebble Beach

Day /7

Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach

Continue along Highway One to San Luis Obispo for an overnight stay at Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa (RO)

Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

Day /8-9

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Drive to Santa Barbara where the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore awaits for a 2 night stay. Known as the American Riviera, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara’s Mediterranean style charm will tempt at every turn. Leafy lined streets with designer boutiques, a tantalising food and wine scene with an array of outdoor adventures from surfing, golf and vineyard tours. (RO)

Four Seasons The Biltmore

Day /10-11

Santa Monica

Santa Monica

Follow the coastline South to Santa Monica for a 2 night stay at Fairmont Miramar. Bounded by a three mile beach and covering eight walkable square miles, Santa Monica enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year and is LA’s beachside city. Ride the only solar powered Pacific Wheel on the lively Santa Monica Pier, beachside activities include surfing, beachfront yoga and cycling along the twenty two mile South Bay Bicycle Trail. Santa Monica has 120 museums and art galleries merging urban and beach culture in addition to over 400 restaurants, some with world renowned chefs and lively nightlife scene. (RO)

Fairmont Miramar

Day /12 -13

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach

Drive to Dana Point, stay at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel for 2 nights. Southern California’s premier seaside artist haven – quaint cottages, subtropical gardens and sandy coves, stretching along a seven-mile scenic coastline. Encounter a glorious array of marine life including blue whales and dolphins in their natural habitat at Dana Point, considered the whale capital of the world. (RO)

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Day /14-15

San Diego

San Diego

Continue along Highway 5 to San Diego for a 2 night stay at The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Rich in colourful Mexican influences, San Diego is famed not only for its zoo but also for the pristine sands of Coronad, La Jolla and innumerable attractions including the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, LEGOLAND California and the Del Mar race track where Seabiscuit claimed victory in the infamous race of 1938.(RO)

The US Grant, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Day /16

Return to London

Return your hire car to San Diego Airport for the return flight to the UK

Why Carrier / You've found The ONE


The ONE for Knowledge

Our team travel extensively, getting under the skin of every destination and hotel that we feature while building key connections and relationships along the way. In-depth knowledge of a destination is only part of what is required to curate a couture holiday experience; we also get to know you and what matters to you, meaning you receive genuine recommendations and a truly individual travel experience, and our Carrier Masterclasses ensure our travel experts are the best in the industry at tailoring bespoke and unique holidays.

The ONE to Trust

Carrier has been tailoring holidays worldwide for over 35 years and has firmly established its reputation as one of the leaders in the luxury holiday market. We have been voted ‘Favourite Tour Operator’ by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine more times than any other company in the past decade, and have been featured in The Sunday Times Travel Magazine’s Top 10 Tour Operators for 2016. Carrier has also won several national travel industry accolades, including ‘Luxury Tour Operator of the Year’ from TTG Luxury and Advantage Travel Centres.

The ONE of a Kind

Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? The best suites in some of the world’s plushest hotels, the first choice of flight seats, attention to detail, no restrictions or limitations - how luxury holidays should be. Your holiday desires are well taken care of, whether you wish to learn new life skills while training with a Bodyism expert, or uncovering centuries-old bushmen secrets in Botswana with expert safari guides. Children can follow the life of a panda keeper one day and cook dinner with a Beijing housewife the next. Carrier can make it happen.

What would you like to do next?

Live chat

Chat online with one of our Travel Experts now.

Start conversation

Make an enquiry

Complete our short online enquiry and one of our experts will be in touch.

Get in touch

Free download

Download our current brochure for all your travel inspiration needs.

Take me there

You may also like...