The Resort at Pelican Hill
Newport Coast, Calif.
The News: Associated Luxury Hotels International is developing a new resort.
Specs: The resort, which sits on 504 acres along the Pacific Ocean, will have 332 rooms, suites, and bungalows; 20,000 square feet of meeting space; a 20,000-square-foot spa; and a Tom Fazio-designed golf course.
Time Frame: Resort to open in fall 2008; golf course opened in November.
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