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Ventana Room, Accessible, Fireplace
Room with view
420 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Superior Suite, Hot Tub
Room with view
495 square feet
1 King Bed
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Superior Room, Fireplace
Room with view
484 square feet
1 King Bed
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Ventana Room, Fireplace
Room with view
420 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Ventana Room
Room with view
420 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Big Sur Suite
Room with view
624 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Big Sur Spa Suite
Room with view
624 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Pacific House Room
Room with view
635 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Ventana Room, Accessible
Room with view
420 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Adults-only resort with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa

Popular property highlights

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

Location

Situated in Big Sur, this luxury resort is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Big Sur Spirit Garden and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Big Sur Station. Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Resort Features

Along with 2 outdoor pools, this smoke-free resort has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 60 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus patios and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and premium bedding.

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. 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

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. This Big Sur resort provides 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
  • 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
  • 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

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.

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

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 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

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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