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Ventana Inn & Spa

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48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Valley Ford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about this gorgeous place is amazing. The rooms, views, pools and especially the service! The restaurant is fantastic too. We didn't want to leave! A fantastic way to spend a big birthday and Christmas Eve. Keep us the incredible job.

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Scotts Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I now give my favorite resort 4 rather than 5 stars due to the restaurant, which I have already reviewed. There is new management. No change in the gorgeous location or the wonderful, mostly long-term employees, which is what makes this a great location. I hope they are not reducing staffing by attrition; we had to wait in the parking... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off, we scheduled a getaway in March 2015 and had to cancel. Ventana gave us a nine month window to rebook our stay and boy were we happy they did! We had a marvelous time. It rained a few days, so we hit the spa. When it cleared up, the beaches were extrodinary. The on site restaurant was much... More 

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Burlington, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Father-son cycling trip up California Coast. Treated the kid to high end Ventana, with the works: awesome dining, amazing Japanese baths, his first message (turned him to putty), craft beers (fine wine list for me), plush robes, delightful grounds, kind staff. Just a wonderful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This whole trip was just incredible, and though we debated between really splurging at the Post Ranch or moderately splurging at Ventana, we were immensely satisfied by our decision to stay at Ventana. Spectacular suite, great yoga class, complimentary wine and cheese happy hour, breathtaking nature walks, romantic skinny dipping, world-class food and yes, free barfet breakfast that definitely didn't... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful place - great staff and service, picture perfect setting, wonderful "add-ons" like the wine and cheese, and massages performed every evening for any guest. We also loved the "hot baths" to soak in early evening. Every morning, a guide is available to lead you on a walk, complete with wonderful insights into the nature and beauty of Big Sur.... More 

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wife and I came here for a weekend away. Staff was great. Rooms were nice. Lots of good hiking in the area. Would highly recommend booking Ventana next time you're passing through big sur. We also enjoyed some massages while we were there.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful property, I look forward to visiting again. The restaurant was mediocre at best so I would suggest exploring other dining options before you arrive. We enjoyed the spa very much, had a couple's massage. The valets and bellmen were very helpful and knowledgable about the property and surrounding area. Overall pretty great experience, I only wish we had made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hwy 1 from Carmel/Monterrey into the mountain of Big Sur may be the best drive in the world. It's certainly one of the best. There are a handful of accommodations on the mountain. A few roadside Inns and then there is Ventena and Post Ranch! I'll give both spots a thumbs up all the way. Ventena is not as expensive... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been going to Ventana Inn since 1987. It is our favourite place on Earth. We have traveled the world and there is just no other place that has the beauty, serenity, service and ambiance that Ventana has to offer.

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