48123 Highway One , Big Sur, California, United States
Perched on a rugged hillside overlooking the pacific ocean and forested canyons Ventana Inn and Spa is a luxury resort amidst the California coast s most mythic backdrop - Big Sur. Here where the natural beauty and remoteness has long inspired writers artists and travelers Ventana occupies a special place. Designed by the noted mid-century modern architect kipp stewart in the 1970S the resort was the first in Big Sur to provide luxury accommodations while also remaining sensitive to its pristine surroundings. Today Ventana s low profile weathered cedar buildings blend easily into 243 acres of meadow trails gardens and native trees. Guests choose from suites to villas to cottages. All are finely furnished emphasize privacy feature a deck or patio - usually with a personal outdoor spa - and often a wood-burning fireplace. While still intentionally rustic Ventana maintains a level of comfort and elegance rarely found on this stretch of the central coast. The resort s two outdoor heated swimming pools - one is clothing-optional - are adjoined by bathhouses featuring Japanese hot baths sun decks and a sauna. For added relaxation the spa at Ventana embraces Big Sur s spiritual gifts in its approach to rejuvenation. Dining is provided by the restaurant at Ventana long considered one of the area s best and which serves a locally-driven menu of California cuisine for lunch and dinner. Special packages and activities including nature exploration hiking photography and yoga allow guests to experience firsthand the unique consciousness and setting that is Big Sur. . Top reasons to stay at Ventana Inn and Spa 1. Location - spectacular views of Big Surs dramatic coastline 2. Design - surrounded by redwood oak and bay laurel trees 60 spacious guestrooms suites and villas all offer rustic sophistication and romantic allure. 3. Relax - two Japanese hot baths one with a sauna and with clothing optional 4. Dine - the restaurant at Ventanas menu utilizes local sustainable ingreMore...
USD565 / room*
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