SOURCE: Cavallo Point - the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Cavallo Point - the Lodge at the Golden Gate

April 16, 2013 12:27 ET

Cavallo Point Lodge Introduces New Family Discovery Package

Kids and Parents Enjoy a Base Camp for Nature, Nurture, Culture and Adventure

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2013) - Cavallo Point Lodge introduces its new Family Discovery Package, a base package plus nine optional adventure add-ons for kids and parents to enjoy all the Bay Area has to offer. Surrounded by 75,000 acres of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and minutes away from the city, Cavallo Point Lodge is a destination where all generations can experience nature, nurture, culture and adventure while enjoying upscale amenities. Whether celebrating a family birthday, grandparents' anniversary or relaxing vacation, families can choose from a variety of experiences at the lodge, restaurant, cooking school and spa.

The Family Package includes:

  • Accommodations in a choice of Contemporary or Historic rooms designed for families, including spacious two-bedroom suites
  • Kids Eat Free! Complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner for kids up to age 12
  • A whole fruit welcome basket in room at check-in
  • $100 resort credit per room per night
  • One in-room movie per room per night
  • A half-day bike rental for each person
  • A keepsake copy of Fort Baker Through the Years: the Post, the Park, the Lodge by Kristin L. Baron and John A. Martini
  • A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Map & Guide

Customized adventure add-ons include:

  • Choice of scheduled hands-on classes or a custom private class at the lodge's award-winning Cooking School. The chefs can even help families recreate one of their favorite family recipes.
  • One day's admission at the popular Bay Area Discovery Museum next door
  • One hour of trampoline jumping at San Francisco's House of Air trampoline park
  • One day's admission to the California Academy of Sciences, either general admission or behind-the scenes tickets
  • A Golden Gate Bridge Experience tour and souvenir virtual photo "on" one of the bridge towers or cables
  • An introduction to sailing course with OCSC Sailing at the Berkeley Marina
  • San Francisco Bay water taxi or private cruise with Tideline Marine Group
  • Sunset yacht cruise with SF Bay Adventures
  • Admission to the Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio, San Francisco

The Family Discovery Package is available now and ongoing. Rates start at $499 per night for a Historic Queen or King room with sofa bed. Two-bedroom suites are also available. Nanny services at an additional fee are available on request through the concierge. To book the Family Discovery Package or for more information, call (888) 651-2003 or email

The lodge's weekend guided walking tours under the Golden Gate Bridge and hikes are popular for kids (and parents) to learn about local habitats, environmental efforts and history of the park and Fort Baker. The parade ground in front of the lodge offers a grassy open space for playing catch or flying a kite. The Cavallo Point Reception has a Toy Box with a variety of toys, including kites, for families to use during their stay. Parents can relax at the Healing Arts Center and Spa while their kids enjoy a day with grandparents or a nanny. The lodge and the Golden Gate region provide options that are suitable for any family.

About Cavallo Point Lodge
Cavallo Point Lodge is San Francisco's national park lodge, set within Golden Gate National Parks at the foot of the famed Golden Gate Bridge. Once the Fort Baker military base, today meticulously restored turn‐of‐the‐century and sensitively designed new buildings reflect the site's stalwart history and majestic natural setting.

Opened in the summer of 2008, Cavallo Point Lodge is an enchanting and environmentally sustainable "base camp" where the city's urban edge meets the rugged Marin coast. Since opening, it has earned much recognition, including LEED Gold certification, and was named one of America's top new national landmarks by Travel + Leisure Magazine.

A member of Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, Cavallo Point Lodge was developed by the Fort Baker Retreat Group LLC. Passport Resorts or its affiliated companies manage Cavallo Point Lodge and the award-winning Post Ranch Inn. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Emily Allen or Adrianne Psarras
    Graham & Associates, Inc.
    (415) 986-7212
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