Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California, United States

Post Ranch Inn

Highway 1,
Big Sur, California, United States

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Spa, Gym, Fine Dining, Swimming, Horseback Riding

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Post Ranch Inn

Nestled on the cliffs of Big Sur, California, Post Ranch Inn, is recognized throughout the world for offering a perfect palette that balances a stunning natural setting with uniquely designed rooms, award-winning dining, and a signature spa experience Here guests find the ultimate romantic getaway for those seeking a honeymoon, anniversary, or a relaxing vacation. The luxury resort’s organic architecture embraces the dramatic beauty of the Big Sur coastline. From here you can explore all that nature has to offer, or take a short drive to the picturesque towns of Monterey and Carmel.

The 40 guest rooms at Post Ranch Inn offer a luxurious, romantic experience. Similar in size and appointments, each room has a unique design with either an ocean or Mountain View. Each room has a king-size bed, wood-burning fireplace, indoor or outdoor spa tub, private deck, stereo, digital music system with forty-five channels, coffee & tea set-up. Guests enjoy the complimentary wet bar and mini-bar with snacks, juices, and a half bottle of red and white wine. Amenities include terry cloth robes, slippers, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and walking sticks. There are no televisions or alarm clocks in the guestrooms. All rooms are non-smoking. Included in all room rates is a bountiful complimentary breakfast buffet in the award-winning Sierra Mar Restaurant. Arrangements may be for in-room delivery.

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean with a spectacular view of the California coast, the award winning Sierra Mar Restaurant serves world-class cuisine in an awe-inspiring setting. This Big Sur restaurant features an innovative, four-course, prix fixe menu, which changes daily and utilizes organic, seasonal fare. Sierra Mar offers wine selections from one of the most extensive collections in North America.

While relaxing at Post Ranch Inn, hotel offer the most luxurious spa treatments to help ease away tension, relax muscles, and pamper you in every way possible. Indulge yourself with a massage on your private deck or in your room by yourself or with your partner. Relax with a facial using the finest aromatherapy and natural botanicals. Enjoy an early-morning yoga class with a private instructor in Yurt perched beneath the Ventana Mountains. The treatment rooms are centrally located, nestled on the ridge top with Redwood trees framing inviting views of the Ventana granite peaks. This comforting setting offers relaxation in the heart of nature. Spa treatments can be enjoyed both in your room and the treatment rooms.

Take your pick and relax in any of the three pools at the Post Ranch Inn. The infinity jade pool is located next to the Sierra Mar restaurant overlooking the ocean. Kept at a constant 104 degrees, which offers a spectacular place to soak and take in the view. The infinity meditation pool is located at the north end of the main path overlooking the ocean; also kept at a constant 104 degrees, this stainless steel infinity pool offers breath-taking views. Located on the sunny knoll below the reception office, the heated lap pool is perfect for a refreshing swim or a relaxing poolside sunbath. If you're interested in a workout, aerobic and weight training equipment is located in the fitness room just behind the mercantile showroom and has a variety of weight and stair-climbing machines.

Everyday Post Ranch Inn offers complimentary activities for guests. Occasionally hotel present seasonal and annual events for which guests plan their reservations, including whale watching, cooking classes and community events held in Big Sur. Hotel’s guides on the nature walks lead guests through the redwood and oak forest. In the evening, weather permitting, join astronomer in gazing into infinity through an electronic telescope. Far from any city, Big Sur's night sky is a pristine marvel of starry clarity.

Post Ranch Inn is a member of exclusive Virtuoso travel network. Book online or contact our Virtuoso Travel Advisor [email protected] for more details.

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Tesla Charging
3 Tesla Connectors, up to 13kW.
Available for customers. Please see front desk.

  • Bar/Lounge
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free Newspaper
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Mini Bar
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities

Virtuoso Rate Includes:

•Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
•Daily breakfast, for up to two in room guests
•$100 USD Equivalent Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
•Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
•Complimentary Wi-Fi

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