GayTravel.com offers inside scoop on the latest and greatest LGBT-friendly accommodations in the hottest destinations around the world! Check out this GayTravel.com exclusive interview with Teri McIver about the beautiful Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa.
GT: What makes Lake Arrowhead such a great LGBT destination?
TM: We are located only 1.5 hours from Palm Springs and LA or 2 hours from San Diego; but nothing like our surrounding desert cities. Lake Arrowhead Resort is a perfect romantic mountain retreat nestled on the shores of a beautiful lake. Right now, the Palm Springs area is enduring tempuratures well into the 100's and we are enjoying temps in the 80s during the day and a cool 65 at night. Many of the gay residents of Palm Springs would enjoy escaping the heat to come play in the lake, enjoy our fabulous spa and shop at the outlets in the Lake Arrowhead Village next door. Lake Arrowhead is the playground for many celebrities who own 2nd or 3rd homes on the lake.
GT: What are some hotspots gay and lesbian travelers should check out when they are in Lake Arrowhead?
TM: This destination is not for the gay and lesbian traveler who is into a hot party nightlife; frankly it is more for those who want a get away. Days filled with outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating on our privated pontoon boat, endulging themselves in the spa and dining in our 4 star restaurant. "Roughing the wilderness in luxury".
GT: What are the top five reasons for gay travelers to visit?
TM: Reason One: Mountain Setting but only a short drive away from all the major cities of So Cal
Reason Two: Fantastic Spa with couples treatments available
Reason Three: Plenty of activities to enjoy the outdoors including a fireside chat making smores by the lake.
Reason Four: Outlet shopping only steps away from the resort
Reason Five: Romantic suites overlooking the lake
GT: Tell our readers why they should the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa.
TM: For many generations celebrities have made this their playground.Come find out why so many movies have been filmed in this picturesque location and so many celebrities make this their 2nd home.
GT: Why should gay travelers book at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa instead of other properties in the area?
TM: There are no other properties located nearby except some smaller Inns without the views and amenities.
GT: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
TM: Once you visit once, you'll return again and again. Lake Arrowhead is addicting!