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
Vineyard

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. 

 

Outdoor Rocking Chairs

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.

 

Resort Fee

To enhance your stay, a guest amenity fee of $55 (subject to change) will apply to each night of your stay at Ventana Big Sur to provide you with the following services:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Access to Private Spa Alila  
  • Sommelier Wine & Cheese Hour  
  • Flora and Fauna Daily Hike  
  • Use of Art Galleries
  • Relaxing Fire Pit
  • Daily Coffee & Tea in Lobby   
  • Bottled Water Daily    
  • Outdoor Heated Sauna   
  • Access to Hotels Redwood and Canyon Camping/Glamping Ground
  • Organic Garden Tour
  • Meditation and Tai Chi Class
  • Two Heated Outdoor Swimming Pools
  • Yoga Classes
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Hotel Shuttle
  • Game Room and Board Games
  • State of the Art Fitness Center
  • Japanese Bath House
  • Daily Newspaper