Resting peacefully on the Pacific Coast, between forested hills and dramatic ocean waves, the city of Half Moon Bay is located approximately 28 miles south of San Francisco, and lies within the westernmost portion of San Mateo County. Once known as Spanishtown, Half Moon Bay is the oldest settlement in San Mateo County, California. Incorporated in 1959, modern Half Moon Bay now offers visitors a nearly endless variety of shopping, cultural attractions, fine dining and recreational opportunities. Hundreds of thousands visit the region each year, taking in the beautiful Pacific vistas and enjoying the tranquil seaside atmosphere.Reconnect with the majesty of 19th century estate-style elegance in picturesque Northern California. The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is an inspiring recreation of a bygone era, characterized by grand seaside lodging. The hotel is overlooking 50 miles of crisp California coastline, and perfectly embodying the relaxed charm and beauty of the Pacific in every detail. DVD player. Plush terry bathrobes. Wireless, high-speed Internet access. In-room safes. Lodgenet pay-per-view movies. Fully stocked honor bar with refrigerator. Feather beds with duvets and 300-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Marble bathrooms with separate shower and bathtub. Full-sized desk. . Two exceptional restaurants. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, situated on an ocean bluff. Business center. Fitness center. Complete beauty salon. Outdoor whirlpool and fire pit overlooking the ocean. Coast side jogging and biking path. Six lighted tennis courts and basketball half-court. The Ritz-Kids program and babysitting services. 24-hour room service. .