A Tropical Paradise at Terranea Resort

This California resort favored by movie stars and movie studios is also a naturalist's Eden.

Orange Crush

The landscape of the Terranea Resort is rich with exotic flora and fauna. Movie studios often gravitate to Terranea for its dramatic seaside setting. And celebrities from Mariah Carey to Goran Visnjic can be found dining or vacationing at the resort.

Coastline

The Terranea resort outside Los Angeles.

Prickly Pear Blossom

The grounds of the Terranea Resort burst with native plant life.

The Bee Stays in the Picture

Lavatera is a drought-resistant shrub native to the Mediterranean.

Echeveria

Echeveria is often referred to as the green onion.

Goldenbush

Goldenbush is a fast-growing, tough as nails native plant found on the grounds of California's Terranea Resort.

Agave

Agava are plentiful and here grow poolside at Terranea Resort.

Seagull Stalker

Owlbert the owl is part of the bird abatement program at Terranea Resort outside L.A. and keeps pesky seagulls from bothering resort guests.

Wayfarers Chapel

Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's son Lloyd Wright's spectacular treehouse-evocative Wayfarers Chapel is a short walk or drive to Terranea Resort.

Divine View

The view from Wayfarers Chapel.

Wedding Arrangements

Weddings are a huge part of Terranea Resort and a number of local florists provide arrangements for events.

Wedding-Ready

A pavilion by the sea makes an atmospheric location for a wedding or a rehearsal dinner at Terranea.

Succulent Container

A striking array of succulents provide dramatic decor at Terranea.

Answer Is Blowing in the Wind

Palm trees define the beautiful, exotic surroundings of California's Terranea Resort.

Grove of Succulents

Agave plants are plentiful on the grounds of Terranea Resort.

Succulent Decor

Potted succulents make simple, no-fuss tabletop arrangements.

Tabletop Prop

A basic terra cotta pot and a beautiful pink-tipped echeveria are all you need for a striking centerpiece.

Red Planet

This striking red succulent is a great contrast with its terra cotta container.