2101 Mandalay Beach Road
Ventura, CA 93035
The gorgeous Spanish colonial architecture of the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel and Resort blends into the coast. Unwind with a beachfront sunset from your balcony before cozying up in a lush suite, complete with two full marble baths (from $180 a night).Daytime, guests can lounge poolside or take a stroll along the beach. Another perk: the hotel is a short drive from Channel Islands Harbor.
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It’s easiest to drive to Ventura, but once there things are walkable, and you can take the ferry to the Channel Islands.