It’s virtually impossible to feel anything but serenity at Ventana Inn & Spa in Big Sur, California. The Central Coast retreat has top notch amenities that will melt stress away, and is adults only, so no need to worry about kids screaming at the two heated swimming pools. Choose to stay in a guest room, suite, village or cottage depending on your wants and needs.
Each morning, staff at the Ventana take guests on a Discovery Walk around the large property to start the day off right. After the walk, visitors can either stay at the resort for poolside lounging or a day at the spa, or venture into Big Sur to explore with the town has to offer. Hiking trails and other nature excursions are also just minutes away from the inn’s front door.
In addition to the two pools, Ventana Inn & Spa features two Japanese style bathhouses, sun decks and a dry sauna. Inside the spa, a full line of treatments is offered including the speciality Essence of Big Sur Herbal Massage and Ventana’s Customized Body Polish that will leave you glowing from head to toe.
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