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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

4.5-star4.5 stars
48123 Highway OneBig SurCA93920United States of America

Adults-only resort in Big Sur with 2 outdoor pools and spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Superb9.0
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Comfort
Rather comfortable
Amenities
Great amenities
Food
Delicious food
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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

from £637
  • Big Sur Suite
  • Big Sur Spa Suite
  • Pacific House Room
  • Superior Suite, Hot Tub
  • Superior Room, Fireplace
  • Ventana Room, Fireplace
  • Ventana Room
  • Ventana Room, Accessible
  • Ventana Room, Accessible, Fireplace

About Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

Secluded Big Sur resort with ocean views and a spa

Tucked along the hills

This rustic luxury resort puts you in the middle of Big Sur among the dramatic hillsides that line up against State Highway 1. It's surrounded by thick forestry and affords a full view of the Pacific Ocean surf as it pounds into rocky outcroppings.

A drive along the coast

The white sands of Carmel River State Beach are 27 miles away, and the coastal-hugging scenery along the way is worth the drive. If you want to get even closer to nature, a 5-mile hike along North Coast Ridge Road starts at the resort and winds through the local wilderness.

Indulgent spa treatments

A seaweed body wrap or hot stone message at The Spa at Ventana are just 2 more ways to get in touch with nature. Big Sur’s earthy vibe also shines at The Restaurant at Ventana, where seasonal American cuisine and Central Coast wines are served in a lodge-style setting.

Surrounded by ocean

The 60 cabin-like guestrooms at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only feature terraces with panoramic views of the ocean or the woods. All rooms feature amenities like high-speed Internet, deep soaking tubs, and Egyptian cotton bedding.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets allowed *

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle within 5.00 mi

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8403
  • Conference space size (meters) - 756
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

The Spa at Ventana has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

The Restaurant at Ventana – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

  • Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only’s small print

Also known as

  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults
  • Ventana JdV Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana JdV Adults
  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults
  • Ventana JdV Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana JdV Adults

Policies

Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, and USD 0 and USD 0 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

Landmarks

  • Big Sur Spirit Garden (14-minute walk)
  • Big Sur Station (34-minute walk)
  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - 3.2 mi / 5.1 km
  • Pfeiffer Beach - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • Andrew Molera State Park - 6.9 mi / 11 km
  • Partington Cove - 7 mi / 11.2 km
  • McWay Falls - 9 mi / 14.5 km

Getting around

  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 53-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free area shuttle

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 86 reviews

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Exceptional10.0
Big Sur
It was a wonderful hotel and gorgeous part of the world
Clover, as2 night trip
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Exceptional10.0
Unmatched Tranquility
From the drive up the mountain to the moment you leave, you will find yourself in a state of tranquility and relaxation that is unmatched. The views. The service. The wine and cheese happy hour. The spa. The guided trail walks through red woods. Yoga. We can't wait to come back.
Matt, as1 night trip
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Exceptional10.0
Great Experience
The experience was exquisite. The service was impeccable. There was a hefty amount of disinformation that circulated when it came to the area surrounding in regards to road closures and general state of the highway. This was simply the time of year and there were storms but we would have been unable to see any of the sites or go hiking if we hadn't ventured out on our own in contradiction to what most people were telling us, in order to see for ourselves if HWY 1 was indeed closed. The hotel was wonderful though and the trip was a success.
Andrew, us2 night romance trip
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Exceptional10.0
This Hotel was great! I have never stayed in a hotel where I have never wanted to leave my hotel room. From the fireplace to the view, to the service and staff and the environment surrounding this hotel I was in awe. They treated us so special. Big Sur is truly a beautiful place but Ventanas made our first trip to Big Sur magical.
Michelle, us1 night romance trip
Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only
Exceptional10.0
Quintessential Big Sur experience
Beautifully equipped room. Views, service all A plus.
Richard, us3 night romance trip

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