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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Ventana)
Room with view
414 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Other room types
Cottage
722 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Room, 1 King Bed (Ventana)
Room with view
414 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Coast House)
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Villa, 1 King Bed (Big Sur)
Room with view
930 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
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House, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Spa, Big Sur)
Room with view
619 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, 1 King Bed, Bathtub (Hot Tub)
Room with view
499 square feet
1 King Bed
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
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Fireplace, Ventana)
Room with view
414 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace (Ventana)
Room with view
414 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Suite, Bathtub (vista Hot Tub)
Room with view
773 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Fireplace)
Room with view
480 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 centre

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 miles (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 centre, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site.

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 the outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub and a fitness centre. 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 centre is on-site at this 4.5-star property. Event facilities measure 8403 square feet (756 square metres). This luxury resort also offers a library, a terrace and gift shops/news stands. A complimentary area shuttle within 5.00 mi is available for guests. On-site 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
  • Porter
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free area shuttle
  • Conference space size (meters) - 756
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business centre
  • 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 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, a complimentary bathrobe and a hairdryer. This Big Sur resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a safe and complimentary bottles of water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • 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 specialises 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 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

Guests aged 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 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

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.

Pets

  • Pets are 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

Debit cards not accepted

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

No lifts

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 centre 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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, and 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
  • 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 aged 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

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 neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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