Carmel Valley Ranch Review – A Relaxing Respite That Gives You A Slice Of Heaven On Earth

September 24, 2014 by

Praised for its idyllic ambiance, reliable service and deluxe amenities, the Carmel Valley Ranch is truly a paradise that will give you a memorable countryside getaway in Northern California.

Surrounded by the breathtaking forests and the lush vegetation of the famous Santa Lucia Mountains, this tranquil resort offers all the comforts that your heart desires. Whether you’re enjoying a romantic honeymoon, or taking a peaceful retreat away from the city life, a layover at the Carmel Valley Ranch will give you the laid back ambiance that you need to experience the ultimate relaxation that you’ve been craving for.

Ideal location

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With its incredible location and striking scenery, it’s no surprise that this peaceful enclave has been a mainstay in Carmel’s hotel industry for decades. After all, it is one of the very few places in this seaside community where you can enjoy an endless array of cultural and recreational activities. Nestled right in the heart of an American wine country, this opulent haven allows you to take a leisurely stroll along a lovely organic garden, delve into a vineyard terroir, visit an apiary as well as take in a dip in a crystal clear pool. What’s more, it provides easy access to miles of trekking trails, as well as to a handful of attractions and parks.

Cushy suites loaded with amenities

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As one of the most sought-after hotels in Carmel, this stunning resort has a range of accommodations to offer to its guests, such as the Carmel Suite, Oak Grove Studio, Ranch Suite and a whole lot more. Scattered across the hotel’s 500-acre land and separated by three neighborhoods, these suites rest peacefully on the rolling hills and ridges of the oak-studded mountain range of Santa Lucia in California, providing you a deep connection to the area. Furthermore, each suite in this hotel offers a spacious room with a cozy bed, and a relaxing privacy.

Of course, these suites are packed with amazing amenities that will come in handy during your blissful escapade. As you make yourself at home in any of their 139 well-furnished and air-conditioned rooms, you will have access to a private patio, where you can get great views of the valley and its surrounding areas. Plus, it features a flat-screen TV, fireplace, coffee-making machine, cable programming, phone, complimentary toiletries and an iPhone docking station. On top of it all, it has complimentary Wi-Fi access to keep you connected with your loved ones back home.

Luxurious facilities

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From avid golfers to city dwellers looking for a relaxing respite, the hotel has a dazzling collection of facilities to suit all kinds of guests. For those that need a soothing break, the hotel has a full-service spa that offers facials, body treatments and massages. Furthermore, you may take a dip into any of its spa tubs and two outdoor swimming pools. Golfers, meanwhile, can practice their swing at the hotel’s trendy world-class 18-hole golf course.

A galore of delicious, hearty and nutritious meals

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Savor the healthiest and most delectable dishes in the area by dining at Carmel Valley Ranch’s Lodge Restaurant. Spearheaded by the highly acclimated chef Tim Wood, this restaurant gives you a chance to gormandize on the culinary exploits of an award-winning chef, including dishes that came from fresh hand-picked vegetables and fruits from the hotel’s organic garden. Apart from Lodge Restaurant, the hotel has a couple of other dining options as well, namely the Clubhouse and River Ranch Café.


Address: One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923

Price per night: $300 to $655

Book your reservation here: Carmel Valley Ranch