In the sun-drenched Carmel valley lays a luxurious ranch estate, boasting one of the best hotel retreats in the region. Holding a warm and relaxed atmosphere, Bernardus Lodge and Spa creates a heavenly experience for travelers wanting to discover one of the country’s most loved wine regions. With Big Sur, Carmel Beach and Garland Ranch Regional Park all nearby, this luxury resort is the perfect place for California dreaming.
Ideally situated on the famed Monterey Peninsula and surrounded by the Santa Lucia Mountains, the hotel is just 1.5 hours from San Jose International Airport. It is also near the San Francisco Bay Area, for those looking to travel around the Golden State. Bernardus’ tranquil setting within one of California’s most artistic towns makes for an idyllic escape to the lush valley of Carmel.
Bernardus Lodge and Spa have combined an aura of European elegance and ranch-chic to create intimate guestrooms that have all hold the comforts of a residence. Each room features large open fireplaces, plush bathrobes and lavish California King Beds. The walls are enveloped with seagrass and the ash wood flooring contributes to the room’s natural charm.
Why we like it
The resorts close proximity to California’s most alluring spots is without a doubt it’s great highlight. On request, the concierge can create wonderful itineraries for day trips to John Steinbeck’s muse: Monterey Bay, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve (a magnet for nature lovers) or horseback riding through the Santa Lucia mountains. Discover California’s Carmel valley in the way you wish and come back to glowing hospitality and luxurious comfort at the Bernardus Lodge.