Carmel Valley Ranch, California

Carmel Valley Ranch is an oasis in Central California’s wine country, just a short drive from Monterey and an hour from Silicon Valley. Here, families, couples, and groups can focus on fun and the finer things—exciting activities, intensely local cuisine, championship golf, a spa, and even an on-site creamery. 

Located in Carmel, Carmel Valley Ranch is in the mountains and close to Chateau Julien and Garland Ranch Regional Park. This 4-star resort is within the vicinity of Laguna Seca Golf Club Ranch and Ventana Vineyards Tasting Room.

Make yourself at home in one of the 139 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private patios. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

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Carmel Valley Ranch is a 500-acre resort located in the heart of California’s wine country. Here are some of the things you can do at Carmel Valley Ranch:

  • Try outdoor activities at the Garland Ranch Regional Park.
  • Try a tasting flight at Boekenoogen Winery.
  • Make a stay at the Los Laureles Lodge.
  • Get wine and beer at The Wine House.
  • Indulge yourself at the Bernadus Lodge and Spa.
  • Learn about glass at Leonoff Art Glass.
  • Sample the wines at the Joullian Vineyards.
  • Visit the Hastings Natural History Reservation.

The nearest airports are:

  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 9 km / 5.6 mi
  • Marina, CA (OAR-Marina Municipal) - 18 km / 11.2 mi
  • Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 23.5 km / 14.6 mi

The preferred airport for Carmel Valley Ranch is Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula).

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools or 2 spa tubs. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free valet parking is available onsite.

  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) - cooked-to-order
  • Children's club
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Golf course on site
  • In-room accessibility
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms - 8
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 8
  • Pets allowed
  • Picnic area
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Television in common areas
  • Total number of rooms - 139
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

Not what was promised

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Reviewed 19 Mar 2020

I dont usually write reviews but this one deserves to be told. Went with great expectations as it was recommended by a family friend who has been there twice. Nothing was as it seems. Room not ready...

Beautiful gateway

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Reviewed 18 Mar 2020

Beautiful place with so many activities! We loved the service, food , activity, location, and all. Our room had a gorgeous view of the valley and a very nice fire place. We would go again any time...

Member and resident on the property

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Reviewed 15 Mar 2020

We have been members at Carmel Valley Ranch for about 10 years and watched it evolve. We love dinners at Valley Kitchen where all the wait staff is friendly and attentive and the food fresh and yummy...