Carmel Valley Ranch is located 1.5 miles from the Chateau Julien Winery in Carmel, Calif. Laguna Seca Raceway is five miles from the ranch.
Carmel Valley Ranch is surrounded by the forests of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Dining options include modern California cuisine sourced with local ingredients at The Lodge Restaurant at Carmel Valley Ranch, coastal ranch cuisine at Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar, and deli-style lunches at the Ranch House Cafe. The ranch features an adults only infinity pool, spa tub (ages 16+), and a family friendly junior Olympic sized swimming pool and spa tub, an outdoor shower, and splash zone. The golf course, designed by Pete Dye, is a 6,234-yard championship course and driving range. An onsite fitness center includes private yoga, meditation and Pilates instruction. Relax at the Spa Aiyana, which offers massages and various body treatments. The tennis club includes 6 hard and 2 clay courts, locker rooms, a sports court, and a pro shop. Hiking, biking and running trails wind through the ranch's 400-acre grounds. Guests appreciate the Ranch Hands Kids Camps for the little ones, designed by certified school teachers. The Adventure Kitchen, features home to hands-on cooking demonstrations and ongoing "Ranch Chef" competitions. Another unique amenity to the property is a sustainable four-acre pinot noir vineyard, year-round organic garden and chicken coop, and a world class bee apiary where guests can grab a protective suit and engage with the hives. Carmel Valley Ranch is a smoke-free property.
The property offers suites with balconies or patios, fireplaces, sofa beds and separate dining areas. All suites include bathrooms with slippers, as well as coffeemakers and mini fridges. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. The resort can provide rollaway beds (surcharge). Room service is available (limited hours).