In November of 2022, Tilman acquired one of the most sought-after properties in the world. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean along the California coastline and often touted as an irreplaceable landmark hotel property, Montage Laguna Beach Resort Hotel is an award-winning Forbes Triple Five-Star hotel (one of only 6 hotel properties to receive such a designation in the US) and has been included among Travel + Leisure’s Top Hotels in the World.
“I am truly thrilled to acquire this world-renowned property and add one of America’s most iconic trophy resorts to our luxury hotel portfolio,” stated Fertitta. “I have been traveling to Laguna Beach for over 30 years. It is one of my favorite places to visit and one of the most beautiful areas in the world. The Montage is a stunning oceanfront property and one of the premier hotel brands in the world.”
Situated on a coastal bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Montage Laguna Beach offers 30 acres of oceanfront luxury in the heart of the vibrant community of Laguna Beach, California. The craftsman-style resort features beachfront accommodations that provide guests with an elevated spirit of comfort epitomizing today’s sense of luxury. The expansive resort includes the 20,000-sq. ft. Forbes Five-Star Spa Montage; a wealth of outdoor recreation including two pools and direct beach access; a museum-quality fine art collection; and more than 20,000-sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space. Montage Laguna Beach is proud to be designated and included in the distinctive Legend Collection of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
Echoing the exceptional setting, Montage Laguna Beach’s elevated amenities make each getaway truly extraordinary. All 260 guestrooms, including 60 suites, beach bungalow-style rooms, and multi-bedroom villas, feature stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Dining destinations offer unique, chef-driven interpretations of coastal California flavors equally matched by the shimmering Pacific. Not to be outdone, the elegant comfort of the Spa Montage features eucalyptus steam rooms, dry redwood saunas, ocean air whirlpools, fireplace lounges, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a movement studio, and a picturesque lap pool.