The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is always a top priority. In light of COVID-19 and for precautionary measures, the following services and facilities will be impacted. For inquiries, please contact the hotel directly.

 

  • Unavailable until further notice - Fitness Center, Hot Tub, Spa, Japanese Baths
  • Limited service available - Food Service (available outdoor only until further notice)
  • Face coverings – Required in hotel indoor public areas and when moving around in outdoor areas

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Ventana Big Sur

an Alila Resort


Overlooking one of the most treasured landscapes in California, Ventana Big Sur, an adults-only Alila Resort, sits amid unspoiled coastline and dense forest. Hike within Pfeiffer State Beach, see the famed Bixby Bridge, and visit historic Point Sur Light Station, all within an easy drive of the resort.

Big Sur
Safety First, Wellbeing Always

Guided by our purpose of care, we’re committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness in an effort to ensure your safety and wellbeing.
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Resort Bookings

Each Ventana booking now features the following inclusive offerings:

  • Dining in-room (all meals), poolside on your dedicated chaise lounge (lunch), or at The Sur House (breakfast and dinner)—which has a spacious new seating plan and is now reserved exclusively for resort guests. 
  • Convenient, healthy, and inspiring snacks to take on the day’s adventures, along with complimentary keepsake reusable water bottles.
  • Access to the resort’s Signature Experiences such as Yoga, meditation, Tai Chi, and daily hikes.
  • The Ventana Big Sur picnic program.
  • Access to fitness center.
  • Volvo chauffeur service within a three-mile radius
  • The Excursion Outpost, featuring complimentary items for your use on picnics, hikes, and more.
  • New outdoor lounging nooks across the grounds, perfect for couples.

 

Restrictions:

Please note that spa services, retail, Alila Experiences, upgraded food offerings and alcoholic beverages—including our award-winning cocktails and wines from our 10,000-bottle cellar—are available for a supplementary charge.

To maximize guest and team member safety, and to minimize the impact of capacity restraints on our ability to accommodate requests, we kindly request that you work with your Leisure Concierge to schedule meal, fitness, and activity reservations in advance of your stay. Additional private experiences are available for an additional fee.

Ventana Big Sur is an adult-only experience reserved for those 18 years of age and over. Your visit to Ventana Big Sur should be worry-free.  For your convenience, a daily gratuity for our service team members will be added to your guest folio.   Additional a la carte beverages and services will be assessed a 22% gratuity that will be added to your guest folio. Offer based on double occupancy. For single occupancy rates, please call reservations. Rate subject to all applicable taxes.

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The Alila Experience

For centuries, the stunning beauty and powerful geography of Big Sur have beckoned artists, authors, musicians, thinkers and spiritual leaders seeking creative inspiration, personal transformation and inner well-being. Now, the Alila Experience Program extends a similar invitation to you, with workshops and activities designed to help you develop a deeper connection to yourself, your partner and the natural world.

We invite you to explore the following menu of workshops and discover which experiences most resonate with you. All workshops are focused on couples, but can be adapted to group and/or single participants. For reservations or more information, please contact The Glass House Gallery at Ventana at 800.628.6500 or email activities@ventanabigsur.com. 

 

For centuries, the stunning beauty and powerful geography of Big Sur have beckoned artists, authors, musicians, thinkers and spiritual leaders seeking creative inspiration, personal transformation and inner well-being. Now, the Alila Experience Program extends a similar invitation to you, with workshops and activities designed to help you develop a deeper connection to yourself, your partner and the natural world.

We invite you to explore the following menu of workshops and discover which experiences most resonate with you. All workshops are focused on couples, but can be adapted to group and/or single participants. For reservations or more information, please contact The Glass House Gallery at Ventana at 800.628.6500 or email activities@ventanabigsur.com. 

 

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Sustainable Tourism

Ventana Big Sur is proactive in preserving the iconic Big Sur landscape and committed to being the epitome of an eco-friendly California resort. Our green initiatives include an extensive property-wide recycling program, the use of native landscaping, recycling of waste water, electric-vehicle charging stations, and on-property housing for more than 40 employees, helping to reduce traffic and vehicle emissions.

As a member of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, we adhere to guidelines on buying and serving seafood from sustainable sources. We also harvest ingredients and eggs from our organic garden, which is sustainably maintained through composting.

 

Ventana Big Sur is proactive in preserving the iconic Big Sur landscape and committed to being the epitome of an eco-friendly California resort. Our green initiatives include an extensive property-wide recycling program, the use of native landscaping, recycling of waste water, electric-vehicle charging stations, and on-property housing for more than 40 employees, helping to reduce traffic and vehicle emissions.

As a member of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, we adhere to guidelines on buying and serving seafood from sustainable sources. We also harvest ingredients and eggs from our organic garden, which is sustainably maintained through composting.