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Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch is nestled high above the cliffs of Big Sur. The acclaimed inn perches 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, encircled by towering redwoods, majestic mountains, and panoramic ocean vistas. Post Ranch Inn is recognized throughout the world for offering a perfect palette that balances a stunning natural setting with uniquely designed rooms, award-winning dining, and a signature spa experience. Here guests find the ultimate romantic escape for couples - be it romance, relaxation, or rejuvenation. The resort’s organic architecture embraces the dramatic beauty of the Big Sur coastline. From here, you can explore all that nature has to offer or take a short drive to the picturesque towns of Monterey and Carmel. Here, romance & connection thrive.

Accommodations - Each of the 39 guest rooms at Post Ranch Inn offers a luxurious, romantic experience. Like size and appointments, each room has a unique design with either an ocean or mountain view. Many have a private deck soaking tub. Each room has a king-size bed, wood-burning fireplace, indoor spa tub, private deck, stereo, digital music system with forty-five channels, coffee & tea set-up. Guests enjoy the complimentary wet bar & fully stocked mini-bar with snacks, juices, non-alcoholic beverages, and fresh fruit. All replenished daily. There are no televisions or alarm clocks in the guestrooms. All rooms are non-smoking.

''Sierra Mar Restaurant'' - Renowned for the best food with an ocean view. Sierra Mar features floor to ceiling windows with breathtaking views of the Pacific Coast. Chef Craig von Foerster's innovative cuisine offers a four-course, prix fixe dinner menu, which showcases local, organic seasonal fare - including many ingredients fresh from the Chef's on-site garden. The restaurant serves world-class cuisine in an awe-inspiring setting. Sierra Mar has an exceptional wine list and is considered one of California's largest. Guests enjoy nightly stargazing with an amateur astronomer and one of the most powerful telescopes available. Reservations are required for dinner.

Spa Wellness Programs - While relaxing at Post Ranch Inn, offering the most luxurious spa treatments to help ease away tension, relax muscles, and pamper you in every way possible. Indulge yourself with a massage on your private deck or in your room... by yourself or with your partner. Relax with a facial using the finest aromatherapy and natural botanicals. Enjoy an early-morning yoga class with a private instructor in the Yurt perched beneath the Ventana Mountains.

Amenities & Activities - Take your pick and relax in any of the three pools at the Post Ranch Inn. If you're interested in a workout, the fitness room has aerobic and weight training equipment and has various weight and stair-climbing machines. Everyday Post Ranch Inn offers complimentary activities for guests, including yoga and guided hikes. The activities program is less about being busy and more about sharing Post Ranch and Big Sur's treasures.

Highlights - High above the cliffs of Big Sur, you’ll find a luxurious, romantic escape: Post Ranch Inn, known for its award-winning organic architecture. Choose 1 of the 40 secluded guest rooms, suites, and private houses that blend rustic elegance and comfort with ocean and mountain views. Each room features a wood-burning fireplace, private deck, and complimentary minibar. Enjoy activities like morning yoga, rejuvenating spa treatments, swimming in the heated pool and ocean-view basking pools, hiking, and nightly stargazing. The celebrated Sierra Mar restaurant, recipient of Wine Spectator’s Grand Award, serves organic seasonal fare.

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Rooms and Suites at Post Ranch Inn

From 2,184 USD

Peak House ( 960ft2 )

With a deck suspended over the top of the ridge, this room showcases an unsurpassed, private mountain view. Enter through an enclosed garden courtyard...

From 1,936 USD

Coast House - Ocean View

The circular design of the Coast House is inspired by the nearby surrounding redwood trees. Each guestroom in these two-story structures has a private...

From 1,798 USD

Tree House ( 960ft2 )

Tree Houses are free standing structures built on stilts nine feet off the forest floor with a stairway to each entrance. Triangular in shape, each ro...

From 2,930 USD

Pacific Suite ( 960ft2 )

The circular two story building features two suites. Each features private entrance, custom built furniture, Wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heated...

From 2,599 USD

Ocean House ( 960ft2 )

Become on with nature with these free standing structures, offering curved, beamed roofs covered with a soft carpet of grass and wildflowers. There ar...

From 1,411 USD

Butterfly Room

The extraordinary building is architecturally unique, shaped like a butterfly with outstretched wings. Under each wing are three floors, each with a p...

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