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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
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4.5/5 Wonderful
325 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPfeiffer Big Sur State Park5 min drive
Popular LocationJulia Pfeiffer Burns State Park17 min drive
Popular LocationMcWay Falls17 min drive
AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)51 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed (Ventana)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 414 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Ventana)

    Room amenities

    • 414 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace (Ventana)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 414 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Fireplace (Ventana)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Fireplace, Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 414 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Fireplace, Shower)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Big Sur)

    Room amenities

    • 619 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed (Big Sur Forest Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 619 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed (Big Sur Forest Shower)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Bathtub (Hot Tub)

    Room amenities

    • 499 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed, Bathtub (Hot Tub)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Spa, Big Sur)

    Room amenities

    • 619 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 King Bed (Spa, Big Sur)
  • House, 1 King Bed (Pacific)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsHouse, 1 King Bed (Pacific)
  • Villa, 1 King Bed (Big Sur)

    Room amenities

    • 930 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsVilla, 1 King Bed (Big Sur)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Coast House)

    Room amenities

    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 722 sq ft
    • Valley view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, Bathtub (vista Hot Tub)

    Room amenities

    • 773 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Fireplace)

    Room amenities

    • 480 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Fireplace)

About this area

Big Sur

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only is located in Big Sur. McWay Falls is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Kayaking, parasailing, and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking nearby.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - 5 min drive
  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park - 17 min drive
  • McWay Falls - 17 min drive
  • Bixby Bridge - 22 min drive
  • Point Lobos State Reserve - 42 min drive

Getting around

  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 51 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Restaurant at Ventana — 1 min walk
  • Nepenthe - 19 min walk
  • The Maiden Publick House - 8 min drive

About this property

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

Adults-only resort with 2 outdoor pools and full-service spa
This smoke-free resort features 2 outdoor pools, 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. 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.
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.

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.

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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Electric car charging station
Free area shuttle up to 5.00 mi

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee: USD 10-30 per person
1 restaurant
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Aerobics classes
Ecotours
Fitness center
Full-service spa
Hiking/biking trails
Shopping
Spa tub
Yoga classes

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Dry cleaning service
DVD player
Free area shuttle

Conveniences

Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Library
No elevators

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
French
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center
Meeting rooms
Conference space (8403 square feet)

Outdoors

Garden
Terrace

Spa

Aromatherapy
Ayurvedic treatments
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Detox wraps
Facials
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Thai
Reflexology
Spa open daily

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.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

Fireplace in lobby
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Hair dryer
Shower

Entertainment

DVD player
Flat-screen TV
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar

Outdoor space

Patio

More

Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
It is Hyatt's practice to enter any occupied guestroom at a minimum of once within a 24-hour period, even if a guest has requested privacy; appropriate efforts are made to provide advance notice to the registered guest before entering an occupied guestroom
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

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

Property payment types

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Important information

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.

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.

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

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is this resort pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only located?
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).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort - Adults Only

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
237
4 - Good
45
3 - Okay
21
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
14
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

2/5

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    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Everything was perfect! The only thing my wife and I can think of is: For the cost of staying at Ventana, plus the Entertainment fee, the food should have been free! No joke!

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    This resort is fantastic. The accommodations are top notch and the property is absolutely gorgeous. It’s the perfect couples retreat getaway

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020