A Summer of Sea: Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village Teams Up with Surf Icon Mary Osborne
Surf’s up at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, as the AAA Five-Diamond property launches offshore excursions for those seeking activities synonymous with a SoCal summer.
Beginning June 2021, the newly transformed urban retreat Hotel launches its partnership with legend Mary Osborne, bringing guests immersive experiences showcasing the Golden State’s rich surf culture. From one-on-one surf lessons and access to private waves, to stand-up paddle board excursions through sun-kissed harbours, to lesser known, locals only hangouts in the region’s laid back beach towns, summer awaits!
Break for the Beach – Private Surf Package
Travellers of all ages and levels can dive into the adventure of learning to ride a wave. For beginners, this half-day experience takes place on Solimar Beach, offering a picturesque backdrop mixed with the approachability and relaxed environment of this quiet beach community. Intermediate surfers can discover the understated enclaves of Malibu, where some of the most coveted beachfront neighbourhoods are also home to the most ultra-exclusive waves. Price per person USD 250.
The Break for the Beach Package includes:
- Curated surf inspired play-list to enjoy on the cruise the coast for a lesson
- 90-minute surf instruction with Mary Osborne (includes board, wetsuit and area to change)
- Day pass to The Traveller Surf Outpost and 25 percent savings to all retail items
- “Live like a local” curated guide for post-surf excursion
Cruise the Harbour – Private Stand-Up Paddle Package
For guests who prefer to glide atop the scenic working harbours of Ventura, a 90 minute stand-up paddle board experience with a guide is available. This relaxing yet core-engaging workout offers views of the famed Pacific Coast Highway as guests paddle on a one way adventure from the sandy shores of Solimar beach to the Channel Islands Harbor. Along the way, guests can often encounter magical sightings with local marine life such as Pacific dolphins and harbour seals. Price per person USD 250.
Sun’s Out and So is School – Kids Summer Surf Camp
Week-long camps launch for another season at the Mary Osborne Surf Academy. Voted multiple years in a row by Sunset Magazine as the “Best Surf Camp,” Mary and her team have taught thousands of kids to surf from ages 2.5 years young. The boutique nature of these week-long surf camps provides hands-on supervision and expertise for all levels and ages. Included in the camp are soft surf boards, wetsuits, and life vests for mini-campers.
“I am thrilled to partner with Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village this season,” explains resident surf icon Mary Osborne. “The ocean has truly inspired me in more ways than one. There is an unexplainable feeling only a surfer knows, and I cannot wait to share that feeling with the guests of Four Seasons.”
About Mary Osborne
Powerhouse professional surfer and champion long boarder Mary Osborne shares her experienced wave knowledge and passion to guests of Four Seasons. She has travelled the world, inspiring and motivating thousands of individuals of all ages and backgrounds to become the best they can be. Over the past 20 years she has been involved in many philanthropic, environmental and good will endeavours in more than 18 countries. She is a self-made businesswoman who has started a non-profit, several small businesses, graced the cover of several magazines, a published book author and has served as an ambassador for many well-known organisations across the globe.
Mary has touched so many lives and changed them for the better. Whether it is working with a small child at a local surf camp, taking teens or middle-aged women on an international surf retreat, or just introducing a busy executive to the therapeutic effects of catching a wave for the first time, she is making a big difference in this world, one person, one wave at a time.
Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California