Whether you like it or not, the holiday madness is going to take a toll on your body and psyche. That's when you're going to be in dire need of a getaway that offers rest and relaxation, minus the long annoying flight. But really, I don't care what month you plan your staycation at Terranea Resort (6610 Palos Verdes Dr. South, Rancho Palos Verdes, 310-265-2800), all I care is that you do it. It's the perfect paradise for a quick, one-to-three-day escape that makes you feel like you're in a tropical destination far from home. The resort is right at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, so it's naturally stunning, and it has all the amenities you need to go on hikes, eat amazing food, get a good rub-down, take in stunning nature, and head back to your life a calmer, more fulfilled person. Step inside for the full staycation report; I have no doubt that you will want to book your stay very soon after seeing all 70 photos!