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Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only resort with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa

Popular highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

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 15.2 mi (24.4 km) from Bixby Bridge.

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

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 5.00 mi.

Enjoy regional cuisine at The Restaurant at Ventana, a restaurant which features a bar and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite 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.

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

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. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

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 spa services, a library, and gift shops/newsstands. A complimentary area shuttle within 5.00 mi is available for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 756 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • 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

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The Spa at Ventana has massage/treatment rooms. 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 at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Only service animals are allowed

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 56.34 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room bottled water
  • 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 for adults, USD 0 and USD 0 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

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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