Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar Celebrate Spring with Sunny May Happenings in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, CA (STL.News) – May 2019 programming highlights include:

Shutters on the Beach:

Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 12 – Prix Fixe Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner at 1 Pico featuring standout entrees such as Maine lobster benedict, wagyu beef filet with crispy fingerling potatoes and pan roasted day boat scallops: Brunch, 11 am – 4 pm and Dinner, 4 pm – 10 pm; $110 per person.

Botanical Beach Bar: This new seasonal pop-up with primo Pacific views open now through June 20 offers enchanting color-changing cocktails and refreshing ocean-inspired libations such as the “Citrus Whale Tail Spritzer” and “Cucumber Blue” served daily from 1 pm to sunset at Shutters’ ocean-facing al fresco patio.

Double Magnum Brunch: Enjoy rosé, champagne and red varietals by the glass poured from an array of oversized, Instagram-worthy double magnum bottles.

Prix-Fixe Power Lunch: Enjoy a springtime $35 prix-fixe menu from Chef David Almany. Highlights include burrata bruschetta with English peas and mint and lobster salad with avocado, grapefruit and arugula.  Monday – Friday from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm at 1 Pico.

The Cottage: Shutters’ trendy luxury shop curated by Los Angeles style icon Lisa Kline has introduced all-new pieces for summer including swimwear from Frankies, L*Space, Vitamin A and Eberjey; hats to block the rays from Tracy Watts, Wyeth and Ale by Alessandra; sunglasses from Raen and Oliver Peoples; and cover-ups from 9 Seed and Felicite.

Weekly Highlights at Beachside All-Day Dining Mainstay, Coast – Happy Hour: Specialty Happy Hour pricing on food, cocktails, beer and wine at Coast.  Sunday through Thursday from 4 pm – 6 pm at the bar; Mondays: Burgers & Beers from 5 pm – 9 pm; Tuesdays: Taco Tuesday from 5 pm – 9 pm; Wednesdays: Ceviche on the Coast from 5 pm – 9 pm; Thursdays: Pasta on the Patio from 5 pm – 9 pm.

Weekly Living Room Events: Wednesdays: MIXX Wednesday is a fun evening of cocktails prepared table side by Shutters’ master mixologist from 6 pm – 9 pm; Thursdays: Giovedi Aperitivo from 6pm – 9 pm.
ONE Spa:

Mother’s Day spa packages – ONE Special Mom: Choice of a 60-minute massage or 60-minute European facial; tranquility manicure and pedicure; and complimentary valet parking ($375); ONE Day with Mom: Two 60-minute massages; two glasses of sparkling wine; complimentary valet parking; $30 credit toward a 60-minute massage on a future date ($400).

Locals package: ONE Spa invites its neighbors to enjoy 20% off any 60-minute or greater spa service along with pool usage and complimentary valet.  Valid Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

The spa welcomes cult-favorite Parisian skincare line Biologique Recherche with new treatments that incorporate the luxury brand’s methodology for a clinical approach to ageless beauty.  New treatments include: The Triple Life Facial, VIP O2 Oxygenating Treatment and Soin Restructuran Et Lissant, which employs a hydrating formula with sculpting movements to renew and restructure skin.

Hotel Casa del Mar:

Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 12 – Prix Fixe Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner at Catch featuring signature dishes such as Shrimp Shakshouka, Homemade Spinach Pappardelle and Grilled Whole Pink Snapper: Brunch, 11am – 4pm and Dinner, 4 pm – 10pm. $110 per person or $45 for children’s menu. Mother’s Day entertainment: Jazz Guitar Duo, 12 – 4pm and Dos Caipirinha Duo, 4 – 8pm

Nightly Live Music: Enjoy a range of live musical performances from jazz to flamenco every night of the week in Hotel Casa del Mar’s Lobby. This May, the Lobby welcomes performances from local talents Inbar Starr, Adam Michaelson Band, Emma-Jane Thommen, Melissa Morgan and more. Monday – Thursday: 6 pm – 9 pm; Friday – Saturday: 6 pm – 9 pm, 9 pm – 12 am; Sunday: 5 pm – 8 pm.

WHEAT Boutique: The luxury lifestyle boutique, curated by fashion entrepreneur Molly Shaheen, recently extended its year-long residency in Hotel Casa del Mar’s Lobby through January 2020.  The bi-coastal boutique offers a selection of Summer staples just for Casa that includes coveted products from brands such as: celebrity favorite skincare line Augustinus Bader, ALC, Tori Praver Swimwear, Adina Reyter Fine Jewelry, Mother Denim, Le Superbe, Tom Ford sunglasses and many more. Open daily.

Weekly Terrazza Lounge Events – Mondays: Happy Hour all day after 3 pm; Sunday – Thursday: Happy Hour from 3 pm – 6 pm; Wednesdays & Sundays: Tapas de la Casa, complete with fine Iberian wine and Spanish guitars, from 6 pm – 9 pm; Saturdays & Sundays: Beach Brunch from 11 am – 3 pm; Daily Sushi Happy Hour at Catch: From 5 – 7 pm (peak sunset hour!), enjoy a premium selection of rolls, nigiri and sashimi paired with a variety of sakes in the backdrop of live local music and prime ocean views.

Sea Wellness Spa:

Mother’s Day spa packages – Sea You Mom: Choice of a 60-minute massage or 60-minute European facial; pool access; and complimentary valet parking ($375).

Locals package: Sea Wellness Spa invites its neighbors to enjoy 20% off any 60-minute or greater spa service along with pool usage and complimentary valet.  Valid Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Casa’s seaside eco spa now carries Malibu-based OSEA products, whose vegan, bioactive seaweed-based products give way to supple summer skin.  The spa’s new Deep Indulgence Massage and Ultimate Bliss Experience incorporate CBD-infused oils that ease muscular tension, reduce inflammation and relieve pain.

About Shutters on the Beach:

Both comfortable and luxurious, the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel recalls the quintessential cottages of Cape Cod, with shuttered doors opening onto breezy balconies and a sun-drenched pool deck replete with chaise lounges.  186 gracious guestrooms and 12 suites showcase the residential-style designs of Michael S. Smith.  On site, Shutters on the Beach offers market-fresh fare at 1 Pico restaurant and Coast Beach Café.  Indulge in organic wellness rituals at ONE Spa and breathtaking panoramas of the Pacific from every vantage.  For more information visit

About Hotel Casa del Mar:

Offering breathtaking views of the Pacific, Hotel Casa del Mar brings the luxury, romance and relaxing feel of a Mediterranean resort to the Southern California coast.  Once an exclusive beach club in the 1920s, the hotel’s timeless charm and elegance remain.  Designed by Michael Smith, the lobby’s original soaring ceiling and dramatic windows offer spectacular sunsets and a picturesque place to unwind.  The hotel features two restaurants, a lively lobby bar and lounge with nightly entertainment, luxurious indoor cabanas, an exclusive spa, fitness center and outdoor pool. With the most spectacular setting in Los Angeles and world-class amenities, Hotel Casa del Mar sets the standard for comfortable, relaxed luxury.  The iconic resort received recognition in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards in which it was named No. 4 Top Hotel in Los Angeles.  For more information visit

About Edward Thomas Collection:

The Edward Thomas Collection of Hotels was founded in 1982 by third-generation hotel and real estate investors Edward and Thomas Slatkin, whose family previously owned the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.  In 1994, Beverly Hills-based ETC opened the exclusive Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.  In 1999, after a $50+ million renovation, ETC opened a hotel with a history as Santa Monica’s “Grande Dame,” Hotel Casa Del Mar.  The sister luxury properties are the only hotels in the Los Angeles area located right on the sand. ETC’s management team includes Partners and Co-Founders Edward and Thomas Slatkin and Klaus Mennekes, ETC Collection of Hotels Vice President and Managing Director.  For more information visit

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