Hotel California by the Sea

By The Fix staff 08/03/17

Hotel California by the Sea is a men’s only residential facility that offers dual diagnosis support and addiction treatment services in Orange County, California. 

Hotel California by the Sea
Location : 2811 Villa Way Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone : (800) 762-6717
Price : $36,500 (30 days)
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Insurance : No
Detox : Yes

Introduction and Basic Services

Hotel California by the Sea is a men’s only residential facility that offers dual diagnosis support and addiction treatment services in Orange County, California. Thie detox and inpatient program provide luxury accommodations and comprehensive, individualized care that utilizes evidence-based approaches, 12-step recovery principles and holistic methods. There are alos specialized tracks for executives.

Facility and Meals

The Newport Beach men's facility provides the utmost in comfort and luxury There are private and semi-private suites with separate entrances, providing comfort and privacy. Each room has a TV with cable and Internet access, along with comfortable couches and ample work space. There are queen sized beds provided for each client and private bathrooms.

Executive clientele who might be unable to completely put their lives on hold while in treatment have no restriction on computer or phone access during their stay.

All meals are prepared on site by an executive chef who is able to accommodate specific requests made by clients, with menus designed by the staff nutritionist.

Treatment Protocol and Team

The initial step in receiving treatment at Hotel California by the Sea is an intensive intake process wherein a treatment plan with achievable goals is developed by the client and a therapist. If detox is a necessary step, typically this lasts anywhere from three to seven days in a medically monitored setting. Depending on what the clients is detoxing from, there is the option for administering for Vivitrol, a medication that aids in the withdrawal and reduction of cravings due to opiates.

Treatment can vary greatly between clients as there is no one size fits all method. The Gestalt method is utilized along with DBT and CBT. There are also regular AA meetings on site that are not required, but encouraged by staff, with two days of those meetings being held on the company’s 65-foot yacht. Clients also have access to a psychiatric evaluation and medication management.

The treatment team at Hotel California by the Sea includes psychiatrists, Master's-level addiction therapists, LCSWs, CADCs and psychiatric nurses.

There is family program twice monthly at the facility for psychoeducation and therapy, and sober companionship services.

Bonus Amenities

In addition to the traditional therapeutic methods, there are experiential and holistic approaches offered including equine therapy, psychodrama and adventure therapy. Clients receive a gym membership and participate in two weekly 12-step meetings on the facility’s 65-foot yacht. There are also daily morning walks and meditations on the beach, and weekly instructor-led yoga classes.

There are also several opportunities each week for clients to go to the local beach, which is in walking distance. They go on sailing trips as well as deep sea fishing and surfing excursions, just to name a few of the many recreational outings.

Weekly massages are offered to all clients.


Hotel California by the Sea combines luxury and a variety of treatment approaches for an exceptionally comfortable experience for men to begin recovery. From the living quarters to the beautiful surroundings that Newport Beach provides, to the experienced and caring staff, California by the Sea is an invaluable resource within the Southern California recovery community.

Hotel California by the Sea

2811 Villa Way
Newport Beach, CA 92663

(800) 762-6717

Hotel California by the Sea Cost: $36,500 (30 days). Find Hotel California by the Sea on Facebook and Twitter

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