You don’t have to be an A-lister to receive VIP treatment here. Opulent resorts throughout the state—on the beach, overlooking vineyards, in the desert—are known for pampering guests and guiding them to once-in-a-lifetime experiences. That could mean a tasting menu at a three-star Michelin restaurant, a helicopter tour through wine country, or a round of golf where the pros play. Rent appropriate wheels so you can navigate in style and fill up the trunk with your only-in-California purchases.
The Costa Mesa shopping center is a treasure trove of luxury brands, only-in-California stores, and high-profile dining