4.5 out of 5

Located in Big Sur, Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only is convenient to Big Sur Spirit Garden and Big Sur Station.

This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of McWay Falls and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 60 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and premium TV channels are also offered to provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have hair dryers and bathrobes.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 5.00 mi.

Grab a bite to eat at the resort's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Big Sur? This resort has facilities measuring 8403 square feet (756 square meters), including meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Property Features

Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event space at this resort measures 8403 square feet (756 square meters). Spa services, a library, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only. A free area shuttle within 5.00 mi is available. Self parking is free.

This 4.5-star Big Sur resort is smoke free.

  • 60 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 8 buildings
  • 8403 sq ft of conference space
  • 756 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ventana Inn and Spa - Adults Only offers 60 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes and hair dryers.

This Big Sur resort provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy full breakfast for a fee.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, USD 0 and USD 0 for children (approximately)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Ventana Inn Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Ventana Inn Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel Big Sur
  • Ventana Joie de Vivre Boutique
  • Ventana Joie de Vivre Boutique Big Sur
  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana Inn JdV Hotel Adults
  • Ventana JdV Adults Big Sur
  • Ventana JdV Adults

You should know

This is an adults-only property and children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed. Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms. Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation. Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This resort is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.