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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Big Sur awaits you at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2012. You'll be within a 15-minute walk of Big Sur Spirit Garden and 3.2 km (2 mi) from Big Sur Station. Highlights at this romantic resort include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and all 60 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and patios. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium bedding and bathrobes are nice touches to enhance your stay. Room service, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers are also available.

A relaxing day at The Spa at Ventana can include deep-tissue massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. The restaurant, The Restaurant at Ventana, serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. At the resort's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the fitness center and spa tub as well as access to ecotours and hiking/biking trails. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a 24-hour business center. Full breakfast is available. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 4.5-star Big Sur resort, attractions include Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Bixby Bridge.

Ventana Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$650 per night

Big Sur Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Big Sur Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Pacific House Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Suite, Hot Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

Location 48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920

Property Features

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - 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 Big Sur, an Alila Resort - 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 Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) (56.4 km / 35.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 5.00 mi
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - 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 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 Activities

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.

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

Spa Services

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

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is
  • Caters to adults only

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)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

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