Ojai Valley Inn and Spa is a sophisticated Spanish Colonial style 220-acre estate where guests come to relax and rejuvenate, enjoying spa treatments and the peace of the scenic Ojai Valley. Ojai has been a popular retreat for celebrities from nearby Hollywood since 1940s, including Clark Gable, Walt Disney and Judy Garland. The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa is a landmark spa resort of the California Central Coast and is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
Spa Ojai offers many treatments, therapies and programs, including face and body treatments, massage therapy, ritual baths and destinationshealth programs. Designed by Dr. Florence Comite of Yale University, destinationshealth programs engage teams of experts, from mainstream academic, complementary and alternative specialties to create customized health portfolios. A couples massage room features a fireplace, a private terrace and a whirlpool. The couples massage room provides the ultimate indulgence on a romantic California weekend trip.
The original golf course at Ojai Valley Inn and Spa was built in the early 1920s. The par-70 golf course has since then been enhanced and has hosted several Senior PGA TOUR events. Other recreational activities include horseback riding at the Inn's own Ranch & Stables, hiking, tennis (eight hard courts), birdwatching and biking. The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa features three heated swimming pools, steam and sauna rooms, and whirlpools. Guests can participate in complimentary fitness classes, including T'ai Chi, yoga, Ojai Boxercise, spinning, the daily morning walk, guided meditation, guided Labyrinth Walk, salsa dancing, tribal rhythms, and Qi Gong on their California weekend getaway.
Resort Rooms & Food
The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa resort has 210 guest rooms, including 15 suites. Many rooms feature fireplaces, private balconies or patios overlooking the golf course and the surrounding mountains, a great romantic weekend getaway idea. In the original 1923 Hacienda building, each room has been redecorated in the Spanish Colonial style with four-poster beds, carved furniture, and restored hardwood floors and decorative tile from the 1920s.
Cuisine at The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa emphasizes foods that are grown in the Ojai area and in the Inn's own gardens and orchards. Maravilla, the Inn's restaurant, specializes in California Regional Cuisine and fine local wines. Oak Cafe serves American grill-style food either fireside or on the terrace in the shade of 250 year old oak trees. Acorn, Spa Ojai's poolside cafe, serves fresh vegetables, local fruits, olives, cheeses and seafood seasoned with Mediterranean flavors.
Spa Ojai is a small town on its own with fountains, terraces and loggias. A bell tower rises 50 feet over the Courtyard. The Village Boutique, Art Studio, Acorn Cafe and Yamaguchi at Ojai, the full-service hair and nail salon, surround the Courtyard. Click here for more great weekend getaways in California.
Best Time to Go & Getting There
Spring and fall offer moderate temperatures and a range of outdoor activities. Summer days are warm with cool mornings. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa is approximately 90 minutes from Los Angeles, 50 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport and 40 minutes from Oxnard airport. Browse more weekend vacation ideas and unique honeymoon trips.
Room rates vary according to season, starting at $341 per night.