Dubbed as the "City of the Arts" by its local council, Costa Mesa applauds all things theatrical with several performance venues. It's also the shopping mecca for Orange County, California because of its sprawling consumer centers, each which requires a day or more to explore. The county's major air travel facility lies nearby, so if flight convenience is a concern, you can book accommodations at one of the hotels near John Wayne Airport. Sort by price on Travelocity to find the best deals on hotels in Costa Mesa.
If you have time for just one shopping experience in Costa Mesa, head for South Coast Plaza, home to at least 250 luxury boutiques in an upscale indoor environment. If you need more retail therapy, take the gleaming and flower-filled Unity Bridge to the adjacent Crystal Court, which is anchored by furniture stores and decorating centers. When you catch a show in the evening, leave your car in the parking lot and take the pedestrian bridge from the Plaza across Bristol Street. Among the grassy lawns and tall trees, you'll easily spot the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, with its four performance halls for concerts and musicals, and three-stage theater for plays. You'll find numerous Costa Mesa hotels near this great shopping and performance locale.
Costa Mesa indulges your foodie desires with cuisines from around the world. Near South Coast Plaza, you'll find restaurants that delight with Cuban food, Italian fare, and contemporary Japanese selections. Many Costa Mesa hotels contain wine and dine establishments of their own, and are great places to try bottomless Bloody Mary brunches, craft beers, and signature cocktails right outside your hotel room door.
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