Beyond Golf

12 07, 2019

8 Tips to Hiking Trails in Borrego Springs

2019-07-15T18:01:01+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Whether it's your first time or one hundredth going on a hike, there are certain things you should always consider before starting your adventure. If you are lucky enough to visit Borrego Springs, hiking is definitely one of your go-to's during your trip. However, you need to adequately prepare for the hot weather and tricky maps to be sure you thoroughly enjoy your experience. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you are planning a hike in Borrego: 1. Familiarize yourself with the trail After you have selected your trail, get to know it before you start walking it. Try to collect as much information as possible about the trail to make sure you get the most out of your adventure. Learn if there are any intersections, which will help you avoid getting lost. If you are going to Borrego Palm Canyon [...]

1 07, 2019

The Super Bloom Explained: Our Sea in the Desert

2019-07-01T15:52:39+00:00July 1st, 2019|

Everyone likes the beach. Gazing at the vast stretch of endless blue never gets old. For some reason, it seems the entire world shares a fondness of peacefully watching the waves roll into a naked shore.However, instead of gazing at a vast stretch of blue, imagine it was purple. And yellow. And orange and pink. Here in the Anza-Borrego Desert, we may not have oceans, but we have Super Blooms.What is a Super Bloom?Think wildflowers, but think of a lot of them. We're talking field after field of lavender, poppies, primroses, and lilies. A Super Bloom is a flare-up of desert wildflowers due to abnormally wet winter seasons. A once normally barren California desert transforms into a lively sea of color.Super blooms are not necessarily considered rare, but depending on the type of Super Bloom, they can be. In the spring of 2017, Anza-Borrego experienced one. However, the Super Bloom [...]

20 06, 2019

5 Places to Stay in Borrego Springs

2019-06-20T14:44:53+00:00June 20th, 2019|

Whether it is for its scenic desert views, or the world-class golf course, Borrego Springs attracts tourists from all over the world. That is precisely why a wide variety of great places to stay, can be found at Borrego in order to meet all of the tourists' expectations and to ensure that people will come back! Here is a list of the best places to stay in Borrego Springs, all of which are a perfect combination of luxury, comfort, serenity and of course, magnificent views. 1. House on the Hill The House on the Hill is a perfect spot for family or friends to spend time with one another in this luxury 3 bedroom, 3 bath house built for entertaining. Located on the 15th hole of Rams Hill Golf Course, the home includes an incredible living area with a 30’ retractable screen and window [...]

19 06, 2019

The 7 Best Things to Do in Borrego Springs

2019-06-20T14:35:11+00:00June 19th, 2019|

Whenever you visit a place for the first time, choosing what to do can seem a little overwhelming. It is always a good idea to do some research before you travel to get to know your destination better. You want to make sure that you make the most out of the days you have without forgetting any of the most popular attractions. Here is a popular list of options you and your family or friends can enjoy while visiting Borrego Springs. 1. See the Sky Sculptures in Galleta Meadows All it took was a local landowner to team up with a sculpture artist. The result? Exactly 130 breath-taking full-sized metal sculptures, representing the creatures that once roamed desert millenniums ago. The site attracts tourists from around the world, who live to drive around the area as the sculptures seem to appear out of nowhere. [...]

4 05, 2019

Ways to Beat the Summer Heat with Nutrition

2019-06-20T14:36:01+00:00May 4th, 2019|

Jeremy Manley, Executive Chef 1. We all know this one but a friendly reminder is add a lemon or lime to your glass of ice water to refresh your taste buds. 2. When you eat coconut, you are not only getting the benefits from the coconut water but also from the actual coconut fruit as well. They are naturally filled with electrolytes which help keep you hydrated and cool. 3. Put down the ice cream and pick up a bowl of yogurt this summer. No, don’t do this just because yogurt is healthier, but because of yogurt’s high water content. It will cool you down even more than ice cream can. 4. This suggestion may take you by surprise…soup! Usually, after being outside in the scorching heat all day, the last thing you want for dinner is soup. However, it actually cools your body down from the inside [...]

17 02, 2019

How Chicken Noodle Soup Helps Your Body During Winter

2019-06-20T14:41:15+00:00February 17th, 2019|

By Jeremy Manley, Executive Chef Do you ever realize soup is a prevalent meal during winter? Specifically, chicken noodle soup seems to be even more prevalent. Do you ever wonder why exactly? Dry cured bones have been used for decades in chicken noodle soups and other home remedies to fight the flu. Why do you ask? Simmering animal bones in water release collagen and other proteins into the broth that have health benefits such as fighting inflammation, ease joint pain, promote gut health and cardioprotective effects. Chicken broth contains vitamins, minerals, and some fat. The warm liquid can help your upper respiratory tract by providing hydration and nasal clearance. Carrots, onion, and celery contain vitamins A, C, and antioxidants that help build a strong immune system. Chicken is packed with proteins that help support the immune system as well. Noodles are carbohydrates that contribute to keeping you [...]