Joie de Vivre

Explore all of Joie de Vivre's unique hotels, restaurants and spas.

In between the California coast and its rugged wilderness lies a resort ready to weave its own spiritual magic over its guests.

Ventana Inn & Spa brings luxury to nature, while embodying the peaceful essence that is Big Sur.

Whether you come to explore, to romance or to relax, you may very well leave a changed person.

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Surrounded by redwood, oak and bay laurel trees, 60 spacious guestrooms, suites and villas all offer rustic sophistication and romantic allure.

All accommodations feature a deck or patio with forest, mountain, canyon or ocean views. Some decks offer personal outdoor spas. Most rooms have a wood-burning fireplace, separate living area and custom bath amenities.