Today’s hip hotel postcard is the Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California. This beautiful Northern California luxury hotel and resort has been on our bucket list for some time after discovering the property in Wine Spectator magazine. We were having dinner with friends one night and they asked me where they should stay on their upcoming trip to Monterey and Carmel. I immediately grabbed the magazine tear out I had saved and we grabbed my iPad to book it. They went and had an absolute blast. I will have them share more info on this family-friendly resort soon – and we will most definitely be making a trip there soon.
Why we like this luxury hotel in Carmel, California (near Pebble Beach/Monterey/Big Sur): Just a visit to the website tells you that you can expect to got to the Carmel Valley Ranch to relax and play (the mantra of the Ranch). Their site speaks directly to our family travel mantra; “getting away is also about having new experiences and trying new things. It’s about getting out of our comfort zones, or indulging in them completely.” Hard to know where to start on perks – the infinity pool, endless family activities, close access to wine country, spa or The Ranch’s 139 guest suites average more than 800 sq. ft. A luxury family getaway paradise.
Photo credit: Carmel Valley Ranch
Rates start at $350 mid-week and vary depending on suite size. To book visit Carmel Valley Ranch Reservations. Make it a last-minute summer escape to learn something and try something new. I recently included Carmel Valley Ranch in a post on 3 Fun and Educational Last-Minute Summer Getaways for Families for the Bing Travel blog.
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