Archive for February, 2017

Romantic Retreat Cottage #33

Feb 1, 2017

The blue cottage on the cliff has been nestled over the ocean for nearly eighty years, its lightly weathered wood siding blending with sea, land, and sky. Once called “Provence Cottage,” charming Cottage #33 has been restored and renamed as “Romantic Retreat,” and is now part of the year-round overnight lodging at Crystal Cove. From […]

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Nested Interest

Feb 1, 2017

While many are celebrating Valentine’s day this month, birds are looking for mates for the upcoming breeding season. In Southern California, the breeding season lasts from the end of February to the middle of July, and Crystal Cove is a place where these avian couples find sanctuary. Perhaps the most important of Crystal Cove’s breeders […]

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Treasured Memories

Feb 1, 2017

Jim and Mayu McKenzie fell in love with Crystal Cove years ago, and spent many nights in the historic beach cottages with their children. When Jim passed away unexpectedly last year, his family asked that donations be sent to Crystal Cove Alliance in lieu of flowers. Every time a donation came it, our team would […]

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