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Fitness and Wellness


Stay in Tune With your Body

We have carefully evaluated all of our fitness and wellness activities to provide the safest possible environment for Ventana guests. Yoga, meditation, Tai Chi, and daily guided hikes are included with your stay, and in-room fitness kits are available by request. To reserve space for a fitness or wellness activity, please contact your Leisure Concierge.  

Ventana Big Sur Hiking
In Big Sur, you can follow the path or chart your own course. 


Whether you’re a hardcore hiker looking for a day of rugged adventure, or a nature lover just out for a stroll, Big Sur will feed your wandering spirit's soul.

  • Daily Ventana Big Sur property walk: The best way to start any day at Ventana! Every morning at 10 a.m., a trained guide leads an easy one-hour walk around the property, providing historical context, interesting tidbits about the area and information on native flora and fauna. Along the way, you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the ocean, pass under towering redwoods and take in the scents and sounds of a classic Big Sur morning. You might even see a California condor or a migrating whale in the distance. Meet at Social House at 10 a.m. Comfortable hiking or running shoes with good tread recommended.
  • Coast Ridge Road: This intermediate self-guided hike departs from the path leading to the Upper Pool and ascends up the historic dirt road along the ridgeline above the resort, providing epic views of the Pacific Coastline. Hiking boots with good tread recommended.
  • Big Sur Hikes with Stephen Copeland: Reserve a hike with the region’s premier local guide, Stephen Copeland, a natural storyteller with an encyclopedic knowledge of the area who has led hikes around Big Sur. Additional fees apply.  

Big Sur Hiking Trails

Hiking Maps


For your safety and convenience, our fitness center and cabanas are now available exclusively by appointment. Included in your room rate, these offer a selection of state-of-the-art Technogym cardio equipment, Peloton spin bikes, free weights, TRX and stretching mats. All facilities are thoroughly cleaned in between each guest reservation. Please note that available equipment varies by studio; your Leisure Concierge will assist you in booking the studio that best fits your needs.


All yoga classes, whether private or small group, will have additional spacing. Each morning, we offer a complimentary yoga class to help you greet the new day and awaken fully in mind, body and spirit. Please reserve your space with your Leisure Concierge. Yoga mats are also available for in-suite practice.

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To make your stay as carefree as possible, Ventana bookings include all meals and a host of other amenities. Your Leisure Concierge will help plan every aspect of your stay.

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