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Alila Ventana
Big Sur

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 54 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.

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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. All meals at Alila Ventana are included with your stay, and upgraded options such as alcoholic beverages are available for separate purchase.


Discover, reflect, and dig deeper into the unedited nature of Big Sur.

Surrender to a sanctuary where every need is anticipated and crafted with care, nourishing body and soul. Engage in mindful movement classes, merging physical and spiritual disciplines. Embrace our abundance of daily programming and bespoke itineraries, offering adventure, wellness, hands-on creating, and cultural exploration.


Committed to a holistic and organic approach to wellness.

Big Sur has long been known as a sacred, curative site. Our spa honors this history with customized reflexology, body treatments, massages, and more. A visit to Spa Alila will leave you with a profound sense of wellbeing— one that takes hold deep in your soul.

couple doing the wine tasting experience


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.