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Curio Collection by Hilton Debuts Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach After Multi-Million Dollar Restoration

OXNARD, CaliforniaZachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach in Oxnard, California, will make its debut this fall following a multi-million-dollar renovation. The renovated, rebranded 250-suite resort will feature updated accommodations, refreshed meeting space and new culinary options, including poolside breakfast and beachside brews.

Zachari Dunes offers over 23,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space for events with 15 to 400 attendees. The resort provides ballrooms, boardrooms and conference rooms for team meetings, corporate retreats or large conferences. Outdoor spaces include The Plaza for up to 100 guests and the 3,000-square-foot Playa Vista Lawn – just steps above the beach – for beachside receptions, networking gatherings and more.

Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach is located north of Los Angeles, between Malibu and Santa Barbara. The Curio Collection by Hilton property is set to open in October as Southern the Golden state’s only all-suite oceanfront resort. The Spanish Hacienda-style beachfront resort, formerly the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort, will be newly named Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach and is accepting reservations for stays starting Oct. 1.

“Our hotel’s transformation embraces comfort, ignites senses and harmonizes with nature, offering a welcoming oasis of unexpected experiences,” said general manager Ben Ly. “Zachari Dunes truly reflects SoCal effortless sophistication with Spanish-inspired architecture, sugary dunes and the glow of the California sun.”

The new fine-dining restaurant, Ox & Ocean, will offer refined cuisine and craft cocktails inspired by the coast. Sugar Beats, which is housed in a converted Airstream trailer, serves locally roasted coffee and on-the-go offerings to start the day, as well as craft beers and canned cocktails each afternoon to accompany fresh-caught seafood and Cali-inspired handhelds.

Henry’s Sundries and Gear Rental is the resort’s one-stop activity shop so guests can leave their beach gear at home. From bicycles and boogie boards to GoPros, longboards, hoverboards, gaming systems and more, Henry’s allows guests to pack light, borrow equipment and enjoy all experiences the resort has to offer.

Zachari Dunes on Mandalay Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton is also part of the Hilton Honors guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 brands.

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