The Post Ranch Inn, perched on the cliffs of Big Sur, boasts astonishing beauty and romance – a place that will stir your soul and awaken your senses. Stretch your muscles and your gaze, and take in yoga with the most amazing view. Understated, serene, and exclusive, Post Ranch Inn is the ultimate romantic getaway. Clinging to the cliffs of Big Sur, the inn’s architecture is in perfect harmony with the stunning location.
Post Ranch is a modern, streamlined haven of natural stone and wood, with glass everywhere so nothing impedes the magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. From treehouses perched in the redwoods, to cottages with earth roofs dotted with wildflowers, each of the 40 unique guestrooms and three private houses shows an extraordinary attention to detail and sensitivity to its surroundings.
The hospitality and amenities at Post Ranch Inn are equally remarkable, with gracious service that ensures your stay will be unforgettable. Yoga in the brilliant morning sun, lost afternoons in the infinity edge Meditation Pool, four-course dinners at Sierra Mar made from produce from the inn’s own organic garden, and evenings stargazing with the resident astronomer – each day is more extraordinary than the last.
The 40 guest rooms at Post Ranch Inn offer a luxurious, romantic experience. Similar in size and appointments, each room has a unique design with either an ocean or mountain view. 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 and mini-bar with snacks, juices, and a half bottle of red and white wine Amenities include terry cloth robes, slippers, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and walking sticks. There are no televisions or alarm clocks in the guestrooms. All rooms are non-smoking.
High atop the cliffs, offering breathtaking views is Sierra Mar, winner of Wine Spectator’s prestigious Grand Award. Offering an unconventional fine dining experience, Executive Chef John Cox presents inquisitive food creations featuring ingredients highlighted by a sense of place and culture. Selections from the award-winning wine cellar enhance the innovative, inspired cuisine
While relaxing at Post Ranch Inn, we offer 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 our Yurt perched beneath the Ventana Mountains.
Or, warm up while in the sun at our basking pool. Our spa treatments are designed to relax and revitalize using the healing properties of nature. Begin your journey with a soothing spa treatment, an invigorating private guided hike, or an energizing yoga class. Breathe deeply, walk softly, let go – harmonize your body and soul. Begin the day with a deep breath and a good stretch during morning yoga.
Our guides on the nature walks lead guests through the redwood and oak forest. Once a week a local artist introduces the many sculptures dotting the landscape, and an enthusiastic gardener reveals culinary, medicinal and beauty secrets of the plants in the herb garden growing on the roof of the restaurant. In the evening, weather permitting, join our astronomer in gazing into infinity through an electronic telescope. Far from any city, Big Sur’s night sky is a pristine marvel of starry clarity.
High on the hillside of Big Sur, near Monterey and Carmel, Post Ranch Inn offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The inn is conveniently located just off of California’s Highway 1, a scenic route that boasts some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, and can be reached by car in less than an hour from Monterey Peninsula Airport, two hours from San Jose Airport, and three hours from San Francisco Airport.
Post Ranch Inn
Address: 47900 California 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Hotel class: 5 stars