An integral element of American literary lore and one of the world’s most beautiful American locales, Big Sur is a beloved destination filled with opportunities for outdoor adventures, spiritual discoveries and relaxation.
The Epitome of Californian Design
Rustic charm meets contemporary sensibilities.
With 59 secluded suites featuring expansive balconies, 160 magnificent acres of natural splendor on the rugged Pacific coast, and thoughtful amenities and activities, Alila Ventana is a standout way to experience Big Sur.
An Iconic Destination
A rich and storied region where discovery begins.
There is a special feeling that arises within you at Alila Ventana Big Sur—one that sparks peace alongside discovery. Explore the towering redwood forests, the high peaks of Santa Lucia mountain range, or Point Lobos State Reserve with its beautiful hiking trails for time well spent in nature.
Immersive Local Culture
A place for seekers, visionaries and romantics.
Big Sur has a history that’s as remarkable as its setting, a rich and storied heritage of diverse civilizations, cultural influencers, forward thinkers and artists of every kind. A haven for discovery where everyone can find what they seek, from romance and emotional connection to perspective and solitary reflection.
A Culinary Experience
Inspired by the sustainable ingredients of California’s central coast.
Taking inspiration from this rich and fertile region, Alila Ventana’s culinary team showcases Big Sur’s seasonal bounty through the lens of modern American cuisine. Recipes are deeply rooted in the unique styles and flavors of the region with the perfect blend of classic preparations and contemporary flair.
Preserving an iconic American landscape.
Our sustainability efforts are 360 with initiatives to improve our water, energy and food consumption. From small efforts like stocking rooms with reusable water bottles to tech-forward water waste recycling programs, we’re committed to being one of the most eco-friendly properties in California.