Ventana Big Sur Gets a Makeover

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Glamping anyone? Ventana Big Sur, set in California overlooking the Pacific coastline, announced a multi-million dollar redesign that coincides with a fall 2017 reopening. The 59-room resort is the first North American Property from Alila Hotels and Resorts, the luxury hotel brand that is now recognized as one of the top hospitality brands in the world. 

“We are so excited to once again welcome guests to Ventana Big Sur," says Kristina Jetton, general manager of Venata Big Sur. "For over 40 years, Ventana has inspired and enchanted travelers the world over. Our new outdoor spaces including the spectacular Ocean Meadow event lawn, transformative guest programming and the debut of a glamping program in our redwood-canopied forest will celebrate the uplifting spirit and mesmerizing energy that have inspired travelers to explore Big Sur for decades.”

Some of the new amenities and enhancements of the resort include:


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  • The Social house, a space for guests to connect and socialize, where an experienced coordinator will be available to help arrange activities.  
  • The Sur House Restaurant, created by Executive Chef Paul Corsentino, where guests can choose from a variety of options including free-range meats and Pacific-sourced seafood, all inspired by sustainable ingredients of California’s central coast. 
  • The Spa Alila and pools, embody the “essence of Big Sur” through nature’s local healing elements, aromatherapy steam showers, relaxation decks, outdoor cabanas, soaking tubs, and massage tables. 
  • The Glass House Gallery, a new addition to the hotel that showcases works of art including paintings, sculptures, jewelry, ceramic, and photography from well-known artists along the California Central Coast.

Also new at the Alila property is The Redwood Canyon Glampsites, which offer a luxury twist on traditional camping. Glampers will be able to have a traditional camping experience, while also enjoy the amenities of the resort. Room rates for the Ventana Big Sur start at $675 per night, while Redwood Canyon Glampsites will start at $325 per night. For an extra $100, glampers can have access to Spa Alila and The Social House, as well as the resort’s two pool and fitness center. 

More information can be found of The Ventana Big Sur website.


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