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House, 1 King Bed (Pacific)
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite, 1 King Bed, Bathtub (Hot Tub)
Room with view
499 square feet
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Room sleeps 2 guests
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Room, 1 King Bed (Big Sur Forest Shower)
619 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Big Sur)
Room with view
619 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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4.5-star adults-only resort near Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
24-hour business center

Located in Big Sur, Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only is within a 15-minute drive of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. This 4.5-star resort is 9 mi (14.5 km) from McWay Falls and 29.7 mi (47.8 km) from Carmel Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 60 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature hair dryers and bathrobes.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 5.00 mi.

Enjoy regional cuisine at The Restaurant at Ventana, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Big Sur? This resort features 8403 square feet (756 square meters) of event facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 4.5-star property. Event facilities measure 8403 square feet (756 square meters). This luxury resort also offers a library, a terrace, and gift shops/newsstands. A complimentary area shuttle within 5.00 mi is available for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site, along with a car charging station.

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Electric car charging station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 756
  • Free area shuttle
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8403
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 60
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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 showers, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the 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.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Room service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • DVD player
  • Desk
  • Patio
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower only

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

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 Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

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

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Spa Alila. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • 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 have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 66.42 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
  • Ventana Big Sur Alila Resort Adults
  • Ventana Alila Resort Adults
  • Ventana Big Sur Alila Adults
  • Ventana Alila Adults
  • Ventana Inn Spa a JdV Hotel – Adults Only
  • Ventana Big Sur an Alila Resort Adults Only
  • Ventana Big Sur Adults Only
  • Ventana Inn Spa Adults Only
  • Ventana Inn Spa a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Ventana Big Sur, An Alila
  • Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only Resort
  • Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only Big Sur
  • Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only Resort Big Sur

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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