Las Olas Pipeline Montly Newsletter
November issue

We Salute Our Moms :

•   We have a Winner!    •   WOWMOM    •   Chronicles of Mothers and Daughters    •   Win a Surf Safari from Athleta  
•   Paddle fast ~ New Baja Surfing Safari    •   A Tribute to my Sister


golf with momWOWMOM
Book before May 10 and enjoy our Mother's Day Las Verdes
Golf Safari Special for $1,995*

It's tee time for Las Verdes Golf Safaris and what better season for you and mom to visit the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. Fresh sea breezes, fabulous food and wine, and too many world renowned courses to list- it's no accident we call this golfer's paradise home. Our program is all about fun as LPGA Las Verdes instructor, Katherine Nino, pointed out in her recent interview. "Throughout the learning process at Las Verdes we keep things light and relaxed, especially when we go out on the golf course for our play lessons. We want you to have fun while you learn. She goes on to say, "You will laugh!"

For the full interview with Katherine Nino, click here.

But it's not just all golf, golf, golf! Staying in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the unique village seeped in beauty, heritage, and European flair, you'll stroll barefoot on the white sands of Carmel Beach, explore narrow streets shaded by sheltering cypress trees, or browse the art galleries hidden down quaint alleys.
For upcoming rates and dates, click here.

Look for us in the June/July issue of Golf for Women magazine.

* Las Verdes Mother's Day special must be booked by May 10, 2007 and include two reservations for special rate eligibility.


We have a winner!

Las Verdes and Athleta congratulates Kathryn from Everett, WA. She'll enjoy luxurious accommodations in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea and start each day with personalized practice sessions at Quail Lodge, one of America's most women-friendly premier golf courses.

For the latest in Athleta golf wear, click here.

Keep an eye on future newsletters and you may win your own Las Verdes Golf Safari.


las verdes golfChronicles of Mothers and Daughters

Deborah doesn't mind taking trips with her mom, Judi. "It's fun to travel with a friend, and I consider my mom a good friend," she explains. Artista Creative Safaris for Women was a great chance for them to do something creative together. Judi, in her sixties, recommends that women travel with their daughters. She even suggests, "If you have an interest in something, expose your daughter to it." Deborah added, "Being immersed in a new experience brings us closer and creates new memories. I'm reminded of our trip whenever I look at our paintings."

When Lisa and her teenage daughter, Alexis, went surfing at Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women, Alexis got to see her 46-year old mom in a new light. She recalls, "My mom was nervous about surfing, but so willing to try everything and she really stuck with it. I was really proud of her." Following their surf adventure, Lisa booked the two for an En Cera encaustic (hot wax) painting safari, knowing that Alexis, her youngest, would be heading off to college soon. Glass artist Lisa recalls, "I was worried she'd get bored, but she really got in to it and didn't want to leave the studio." And Alexis observed, "There are so many parallels between the two trips."

Get Creative with your Mom or Daughter
Book an Artista Creative abstract painting or En Cera encaustic painting safari with your mom or daughter by May10 and you'll each receive a complimentary massage during your safari. For Artista Creative safari details, click here.

Happy Mothers Day!


Win a Surf Safari from Athleta and Las Olas

A few summers ago, Athleta and Las Olas Surf Safaris found each other by a stroke of good fortune. This year we've teamed up again for the Athleta summer '07 Photo shoot. To Meet the Las Olas Surf Instructors, click here.

We've also teamed up with Athleta again to give away not one, but two full-week Las Olas Surf Safaris to a lucky winner! To enter, visit for all the details or click here.


bajaPaddle fast ~ Las Olas Baja Surf Safari is booking up!

In response to requests for summer surf dates, we launched Las Olas Baja and it's a wild success. We now have just a few spaces left for the June 2007 safari. If you had your heart set on surfing this summer, call 831-625-5748 or email to make your reservation today.
For special Dawn Patrol rates, book by May 1.

For Las Olas Baja details, click here.

After June and July Las Olas Baja safaris, the next available Las Olas safari date is November 29, 2007.


bev's sisterTo Our Strong Moms - My Sister Ends Her Battle With Cancer

After a three year battle with cancer, Jen, my little sister, died on March 2, 2007. She's pictured on the right with our mom, her daughter, Meghan, and my dog, Annie, on their final walk on the beach together.

Jen was a devoted wife and the mother of three young children. Her love for her family fueled her struggle while her compassion for others enabled her to face her challenge with grace and dignity- never complaining, always seeing the sunny side. Our mother, Ann, and her mother-in-law, Carol, supported her for three long years helping run the household while Jen fought a vicious illness.

Ironically, Jen's mission long before she became ill was raising money to fight the disease that would ultimately take her life. A tireless athlete, she participated in events as a runner, swimmer, bike rider, and volunteer, especially in the Pan Massachusetts Challenge for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This August, Jen's husband, Mike, and her many friends will ride in that event, carrying the torch and raising money to fight cancer in Jen's memory.

To find out more or donate to the Pan Mass Challenge in Jen's name, click here.
Sponsor Jen's husband, rider Mike Maher.

To all of you who supported Jen and I through her battle, I sincerely appreciate all you did. Thank you.



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Carmel-by-the-Sea, California 93921
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