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We've Got Summer's Best Burger!

We've Got Summer's Best Burger!

Executive Chef Nikki Newman brings the Blended Burger Project to the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort's Coastal Grill

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Tips for an Eco-Friendly Beach Wedding

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Beach Wedding

Say your vows incorporating an ocean as big as your love for each other AND a sustainable environment that belongs to future generations. We've gathered a few tips to help plan the eco-friendly beach wedding of your dreams!

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7 Inspired Valentine's Day Ideas

We’ve curated a list of seven inspiring things to do around Ventura County this Valentine’s Day weekend. These ideas are simple, authentic and fun, so you can create awe-inspiring memories on this romantic holiday!

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort Tackles Hunger & Wins!

Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort Tackles Hunger & Wins!

Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard made a pledge last year to help end hunger, and our mission is paying off!

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The Ultimate

The Ultimate "I Do"

Almost every ceremony at Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach takes place on the oceanfront Presidential Lawn. As the bride walks down the aisle, be uplifted by the setting: a sunlit shoreline dotted with palms, the Channel Islands in the distance, sailboats gliding by and maybe even some dolphins playing in the surf. Presidential Lawn ceremonies also include two nights in a Presidential Suite, a marvelous hideaway with two bedrooms, three baths including a whirlpool, a fireplace and a view of the Pacific.

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Vitamin Sea

Vitamin Sea

Sunshine and sea breezes is what Oxnard is all about! The Pacific Ocean offers up fun and adventure to those seeking an oceanic experience. From kayaking, stand-up-paddle boarding, whale watching, sport fishing, and much more, there is no shortage of excitement to be had. Our year-round coastal climate allows for these activities to take place at all times, so get out there and see what amazing things our beautiful planet has to offer.

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An Executive Chef Interview

An Executive Chef Interview

Chef Nikki Newman has been with us for about 6 months now, and it's about time we sat down and found out a little bit more about her! Have any questions for her? Please leave us a comment and we'll be sure to edit the post and answer your question.

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Night Moves

Night Moves

Everyone loves a little rest and relaxation, but sometimes a little nightlife excitement can make a whole vacation come together! Ventura County has some of the best nightlife for those who know where to look. Whether you choose to venture to Old Towne Camarillo or go out in Downtown Ventura, there's so much fun to be had. Here are our recommendations for the perfect night out…

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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

As 'winter' turns into spring, outside activities become more plentiful here in Ventura County. Festivals, outdoor adventures and relaxing activities become the norm as we move into our spring season. Whale watching and kayaking are available just minutes from the resort; we recommend Island Packers and Channel Islands Kayak Center if you choose either of these adventures. Ventura County also has some of the best hiking, fishing, golfing, and bike riding available to visitors in all of Southern California!

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Spring Break Getaway

Spring Break Getaway

Spring break is right around the corner and instead of finding a sitter or camp for the kids, take the whole family on a trip to the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort! The beach, pool, and SPLASH room will keep the kids busy all day, leaving time for you to enjoy a couple’s massage and a romantic bike ride on our beach bike path before a family dinner at Coastal Grill. Don’t forget, we have you covered on breakfast and evening drinks to make this Spring Break that much more memorable. We were featured as a top Spring Break destination for Southern California in a CBS Los Angeles article this year. Check us out!

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Love is in the air here at the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort and we're busy preparing for all the love birds to arrive for Valentine’s Day weekend! What better way to surprise your special someone than with a romantic beach front getaway? Experience a true Southern Californian beach, exotic winter sunsets and a five-course wine paired dinner with your loved one for the most romantic Valentine’s Day ever.

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Welcome to 2015!

Welcome to 2015!

Welcome to 2015! Only two weeks into the New Year and we’ve already started making improvements around the resort. Our first project of the New Year is to renovate our pool which will make it cleaner and safer for many years to come. The next change coming in 2015 is our dining menus in Coastal Grill; We have new menus rolling out in the coming days and following those will be new banquet menus. Word around the resort is that a new pizza company could be opening up on-property in 2015…so be on the lookout!

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A New Year's Resolution Guide

A New Year's Resolution Guide

It’s that time of year again; gym memberships are bought, diets are initiated, and of course, savings accounts are opened…New Year’s Resolution’s have been started. We all know that changing certain aspects of our lifestyle can leave a positive and healthy impact on our everyday lives, but sticking to these changes is what gets the best of most people. Here are a few tips and suggestions on how to come up and stick to lifestyle changes and avoiding that cliché New Year’s Resolution trap.

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The Annual Holiday Party!

The Annual Holiday Party!

What’s a Holiday Season without being able to celebrate with the people you work alongside year-round? The Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort throws an annual Holiday Party for all of the property’s team members. We tend to spend more time with our co-workers than our own families and so it only seems fitting that we celebrate the end of the year and Holiday Season with our “home away from home family” for a night.

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Holidays on the Beach

Holidays on the Beach

Being a Southern California Resort, our seasonal changes are very minute, allowing us to enjoy sunshine year-round. The fabulous weather continues to show itself here on the beaches of Oxnard, California. What better way to escape the cold than to sit poolside, soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the amenities of our on-the-beach resort?

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49th Annual Parade of Lights

49th Annual Parade of Lights

The holiday season is upon us. Start it off than by attending the 49th annual Parade of Lights in the Channel Islands Harbor, located just a block away from the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel and Resort. This holiday tradition is a treat for the whole family to enjoy!

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Lets Get Cookin'!

Lets Get Cookin'!

We are excited to announce that Coastal Grill officially has a new team member! Please join us in welcoming Chef Nikki Newman to our team as the Executive Chef. Be on the lookout for new menus, drink creations, banqueting and event updates. To find out more about Chef Newman and her background, read more…

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Endless Summer

Endless Summer

Although the fall season has officially arrived…summer continues here at the resort. We've been blessed with incredible weather for the month of September and it looks as though we'll continue to see hot, sunny days well through October. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is the time to book with us so you and your family can enjoy the holidays on the beach in sunny Southern California!

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New Website Launch!

New Website Launch!

Welcome to our brand new website! Our new website will allow us to communicate with past, current and future guests online. Be on the lookout for our future blog posts to keep updated on events at the hotel, in the community and within the Hilton Company.

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