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Services and Amenities


Rustic. Refined. ReImagined.

Ventana Big Sur’s distinctive services, facilities, and amenities create an atmosphere ideal for romance and self-discovery—even as they have been thoughtfully refined to reflect our new reality. Your safety and comfort are always our top priorities. 

Amenities and Services: 

  • Self-guided garden tours 
  • Welcome amenity
  • Two heated outdoor swimming pools—one with an infinity-edge hot tub
  • Japanese baths
  • Reserved pool chaises and day beds
  • Private indoor and outdoor fitness facilities—by reservation due to capacity limits
  • Spa Alila—reopening date to be determined
  • High-speed wireless internet access property-wide
  • Dining in-room, poolside, or perched above the ocean at The
    Sur House
  • Customized minibar offerings, personalized and stocked prior to each guest arrival 
  • Daily snacksranging from healthy to indulgent
  • The Ventana Big Sur signature picnic program (included once
    per stay)
  • Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi and morning hikes
  • Complimentary reusable water bottles

The Excursion Outpost

From hiking in the redwoods to lounging by the sea, Big Sur is a natural wonderland ripe for exploration. Ventana Big Sur guests enjoy access to the new Excursion Outpost—which features a wide selection of complimentary equipment and amenities to help you make the most of your adventures.

Whether you’re heading into the forest or down to the beach, simply call the front desk to reserve your gear! (All equipment is first come, first served. We ask that guests return all Excursion Outpost items within 24 hours.)

  • Yeti coolers
  • Yeti wine glasses and beer cozies
  • Beach blankets
  • Camp chairs
  • Card games
  • First aid kits
  • Tripods (Gorilla Pods and full tripods)
  • Hiking Poles (adjustable men's and women's)
  • Patagonia day packs (men's and women's)
  • Blankets
  • Swiss Army knives
  • Compasses
  • Flashlights

Ventana Big Sur and Volvo: Partners in Refined Luxury

Volvo XC90

Big Sur is a place for exploration, both on our expansive property and beyond—our exclusive partnership with Volvo designed to help you make the most of your time in this iconic region.

The Ventana fleet now features the new XC90, a luxury SUV shaped by Volvo’s renowned Swedish craftsmanship and innovation. Whether you utilize our shuttle service throughout Big Sur or reserve complimentary use one of these powerful, spacious vehicles to explore on your own, you’ll ride in style and comfort. Even better, our shuttles and guest driving experiences are completely complimentary within a local radius. 

Pack up your outdoor gear and chart a course for adventure. Take the whole family for the perfect picnic. Or simply enjoy the drive and marvel at the beauty of the landscape, along with the sublime experience of the XC90. With intuitive controls and integrated navigation, you’ll never get lost, even in the expanse of Big Sur—unless you want to, that is. 

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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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