Bernardus Lodge & Spa
Scale of 90-100
Distinctive resort in the peaceful Carmel Valley amid 28 acres of oak-covered hills with a backdrop of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Several adobe-style buildings house 73 rooms, suites and villas featuring sitting areas, limestone fireplaces, lavish baths, beamed ceilings, wrought-iron mirrors and French doors that open to private patios or balconies. A rustic main building contains an inviting lounge (live music Friday through Tuesday), a cozy library and Lucia restaurant serving “California country cuisine” in a stylish dining room or on a heated terrace. Outdoor lap pool, tennis courts, gym, spa, adults-only hilltop infinity Jacuzzi and estate vineyard; golf privileges at 19 nearby courses. Monthly culinary events; whale watching, horseback riding and fishing charters can be arranged.
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Bernardus Lodge & Spa Features:
- Big game fishing
- Children welcome
- Fitness center
- Horseback riding
- Hot tub
- Room service
Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):
Lowest Rate: Premium Garden Room, $400; Editor’s Choice: Luxury Santa Lucia Room, $720.
In-room wine grotto and refreshment center; Access to spa and fitness facilities; Bocce, croquet and tennis equipment; Complimentary wine tasting at the Bernardus tasting room; Daily newspaper; 24-hour concierge; Valet parking; Wi-Fi
Learn more about Bernardus Lodge & Spa:
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.