What we’re about
Our activities include dining out, cycling, bowling, concerts, theater, movies, potlucks, parties and other fun activities. We also enjoy social events, networking, sports and recreation, travel, day trips and out of town trips and weekend adventures. Whether your from southern California or you're new in town please join us.
Singles and couples, gay or lesbian, and straight allies - all are welcome.
Please upload your photo and answer your profile questions at https://www.meetup.com/GayandLesbian/profile/
If you RSVP, please show up or cancel your RSVP if you can't come. After 3 no-shows, you'll be removed from the group.
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To join our group or participate in our events you and your guests must be at least 18 years old. You must use your name and photo in your member profile and answer your profile questions. Also, you must accept the membership disclaimer at https://www.meetup.com/GayandLesbian/pages/3451412/Membership_Disclaimer/
See you soon!
Upcoming events (2)See all
- THANKSGIVING 2023. Fri to Mon. Ensenada Weekend Cruise. Best Thanksgiving EVER!!Carnival Cruise Lines, Long Beach, CA
ENSENADA THANKSGIVING CRUISE 2023: Fri Nov 24 to Mon Nov 27
Every year after Thanksgiving Dinner you realize from after Thurs Dinner till Sunday is total free time! This event makes the most of that!
This is the perfect Thanksgiving Solution!!! Use this to get away from the family. OR if you want to take the family and get away. Also a great alternative for those who do not have family locally!! This will be the way to solve it all!
As a group, we have negotiated a special price!
The cost is $426.27 Per Person TOTAL (all in) including taxes and port charges. (many places give you a false price not including taxes, and port fees). Rate is guaranteed only if you make a deposit by July 25, 2023. After that is subject to availability.
That gets you an interior cabin, double occupancy (share).
Get a friend to come with OR we will do roommate matching.
Space is limited and only an RSVP ACCOMPANIED WITH A DEPOSIT will guarantee your spot.
The deposit is only $130 and it is refundable (less PayPal fees) until Sep 01, 2023
CLICK HERE to make a Deposit using this link: https://www.paypal.com/instantcommerce/checkout/V2VGXQSRGAR96
After Paying the deposit be sure to CLICK HERE and fill out our ATTENDEES INFO FORM
There are PLENTY of cruises on Meetup. Ours will be decidedly different and not like the others.
The boat (ship) has all the things that make a cruise ship fun
- 9-hole mini golf course
- WaterWorks (waterslide park)
- Tropical resort-style pool
- Serenity Retreat area.
- Comedy shows
- Stage shows
- Live music
- Spa type services
- . . . and more.
BUT...as a Meetup we get special treatment. We will get reserved seating together for the formal dining room.
We will be doing our own activities on the boat, such as a scavenger hunt.
Best of all a great group of like-minded people from our Meetup, ready for play and fun!
Fri 24th Depart Los Angeles (Long Beach) . . . . . . . . . 5:00 PM
Sat 25th Fun Day At Sea, Cocktail Party, & Formal Dinner
Sun 26th Ensenada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Mon 27th Arrive back to Los Angeles (Long Beach) 7:00 AM
On the 2nd night we get a Cocktail Mixer with an OPEN BAR (unlimited drinks). We will also have a formal dinner and dress in our fineries.
The BEST part are OUR shore excursions in Mexico. And this is what will make our Meetup and this cruise different from others.
Totally optional if you want: We will have our own vans and drivers exclusive and private for us for our shore excursion.
Zip Line Canopy Tour or ATV or Horseback Riding
Pick and choose and only pay for what you do.
But wait!!! How about a wine tasting visiting historic Winery with tour and tasting? An olive oil tasting too? Sure!! CLICK HERE to see about Santo Tomas Winery we can visit to.
Since we are organizing our own excursions we will be able to save from the ones offered by the boat.
This is an all-around great way to spend the Thanksgiving weekend.
And...this is NOT like the other meetup cruises you see. Care to join?
Is this for Singles? Or Couples? This is for everybody. Kids are welcome. It's about people, not your relationship status, sexual preference or age. All welcome on this. We will be a good size bunch so you will find folks you would hang with.
CLICK HERE for Main link for this event. RSVP there to get any conversations and discussions.
Have questions? Click here to Message Anna direct
We do a Zoom Q & A (every other) Wed 6:00-7:30 PM
Click Here to RSVP to our Zoom
Meet others attending, be social, or come and get any questions answered.
We believe in good decent social. We have a set of sister group we post our local free, local/reginal camping, and our overseas events too.
Live the adventure instead of only dreaming it!
- Ho Ho Holy Lands for the Holidays. The Essence of Israel and Jordan!Needs location
This is a 12-Day journey to experience the essence of Israel and Jordan.
We are doing a Meetup trip to epic lands of legends, relics and holy sites! And we are doing it at the ultimate and perfect time of year!
Regardless of religious preferences, we all have heard of these places and they are on the bucket list of many. This is the cradle of modern civilization! We will walk in the footsteps of holy men, visit the sites of Bible events and the source of ancient wisdom, reflect upon centuries of religious history.
In Israel visit:
· Tel Aviv · Nazareth · Tiberias · Sea of Galilee · Beit Shean · Qasar el Yahuda · Jericho · Jerusalem · Bethlehem · Jaffa · Masada
In Jordan visit:
· Jordan River · Madaba · Mount Nebo · Kerak · Petra · Wadi Rum
· Baptism Site · Dead Sea · Jerash · Amman
* Ride a horse in Petra, the “Rose Red City”.
* Admire the ethereal landscape of Wadi Rum, the “Valley of the Moon"
* 4X4 jeep ride into the Jordanian desert.
* Be a guest at a Bedouin Camp
* Reach lowest point on Earth (Dead Sea)
* And so much more!!
At the moment these are just names of far off and exotic places, iconic locations full of ancient history. We will get guided visits and will learn all about them!
What is included?
* Meet, assist and transfers upon arrival & departure.
* 10 Nights Hotel Accommodation
* 01 Night at Bedouin Camp
* 11 breakfasts and 10 dinners
* Transportation by modern AC vehicles throughout the itinerary.
* Entrance fees as per the program
* Professional Licensed English-Speaking Guide through all touring days
* Jericho and Bethlehem local Palestinian guides.
* Horse riding in Petra as part of Petra Entry Ticket.
* 2 hours tour in Wadi Rum by open Bedouin 4x4 trucks
* Portage at Airport & Hotels.
* All applicable tax
* Visa for Jordan
What is not included?
x International Airfare (see below for Los Angeles Departures)
x Meals other than specified
x Optional Tours
x All items of a personal nature (telephone calls, Laundry, room service, etc.)
x Tipping for tour guides and drivers
x Travel Insurance
Land Tour cost $3990 per person, double occupancy (we match roommates for those wishing to share)
Solo occupancy additional $995 or total $4985
The only way to secure your spot for this meetup is a $350 deposit.
CLICK HERE for our Secure Deposit Link
Deposit is refundable up to 90 days before the departure (less PayPal fees). Final payment due 60 days before departure
International Airfare from Los Angeles . . . we have negotiated group airfare with nonstop flights into and out of Tel Aviv for $1220 (tax and 1 checked bag included )
If you would like to book the airfare from LA an additional nonrefundable deposit of $200 is required.
CLICK HERE for secure deposit link for Los Angeles group flight
Limited size to 24 attendees total. This trip will fill up extremely quickly.
Click Here to fill out our google info request form. To receive detailed itinerary and inclusions.
Have questions? We do a monthly Q&A Travel Zoom on all our events every. CLICK HERE to RSVP to our Q & A Zoom
Still have questions? CLICK HERE to Send a Message to Anna
We believe in good decent social.
Live the adventure instead of only dreaming it!