With 270 guest rooms, The Inn at Spanish Bay is a great enclave for visiting golf enthusiasts. The picturesque hotel is situated between the Del Monte Forest and the Pacific shore, and many guest rooms feature private balconies with magnificent views of the local scenery. Rated “World’s Best Hotels” by Travel & Leisure in 2010, the property was also awarded the Forbes Four-Star Award by the Forbes Travel Guide, and Conde Nast Traveler rated it on its “Gold List – 681 World’s Best Places to Stay” this year.
The Lodge at Pebble Beach offers relaxed accommodations with superior hospitality and stately architecture against a beautiful oceanside backdrop. The space includes 161 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants, and 8,000 square feet of conference facilities. Within walking distance is a promenade of shops and restaurants, as well as exciting activities such as hiking and tennis. In 2010, Travel & Leisure rated it amongst the “World’s Best Hotels,” and the Forbes Travel Guide awarded it the Forbes Four-Star Award.
If you are looking for a more sequestered stay, look no further than Casa Palmero. This Mediterranean-style respite has 24 spacious rooms and suites, and is located along the first and second fairways of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. The authentic main house offers guests a luxurious living room, library, billiard room, heated outdoor pool, and complimentary evening refreshments in the bar and lounge. What’s more, Forbes Travel Guide awarded it the Forbes Four-Star Award, and Condé Nast Traveler placed it on the “Gold List – 681 World’s Best Places to Stay,” both in 2010.
If golf isn’t your thing, Pebble Beach has many outstanding amenities and attractions to keep you and your family entertained.
The Spa at Pebble Beach
With more than 22,000 square feet of space, this Mediterranean-style spa boasts 25 massage rooms (two with fireplaces), and one massage suite with a fireplace. There are three wet rooms, complete with two Vichy shower rooms for exfoliation treatments and body wraps, and one Flotation Wrap Suite for two guests looking to indulge in side-by-side wraps. Pamper yourself with a choice of specialized massages, facials, and unique body wraps, or partake in the natural healing treatments that use kelp, seaweed, and other products indigenous to the area. 831.649.7615
Pebble Beach may be a swanky resort community, but the popular destination is also known for its coastal ambiance and unparalleled scenery along steep cliffs and forested areas. The best way to see your surroundings? An escorted trail ride from the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. With more than 34 miles of forest and beach trails, the center also offers expert instruction in dressage and jumping. 831.624.2756
Horseback riding is not for everyone, so with that in mind there is also the 17-Mile Drive, which is a privately maintained scenic route that traverses the Monterey Peninsula. Noted as one of the greatest tourist attractions in the western U.S., this highway is the place to see the Lone Cypress, Seal Rock, and Pescadero Point. Along the way you may spot native wildlife, including deer, sea otters, harbor seals, and sea lions.