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Learn how to fly a drone with our Drone Academy experience and capture impressive aerial images and video at our Pacific Coast resort.

Led by Lumoid, a San Francisco-based tech company, the Drone Academy begins at our oceanfront resort with an informational workshop followed by a hands-on drone flight and aerial photography session at nearby Pelican Point Beach (approximately 5-10 minute walk from resort). Pelican Point Beach is one of the few locations in the surrounding area where drone use is permitted. With top-of-the-line technology – including DJI Phantom 4, DJI Mavic Pro, and DJI Phantom 4 Pro drones – and expert guidance from Lumoid, guests will learn how to photograph the best angles of the resort and California coast.

The Drone Academy at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay includes:

  • 90-minute guided class including drones and supplementary equipment. Please allow approximately two hours for the entire experience.
  • Complimentary online delivery of photos and videos within 10 business days after the class
  • Memory card and card reader to take home

The Drone Academy experience is available starting at $300 per guest. To arrange a booking, please contact The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Concierge at (650) 712-7601 or