Post Ranch Inn

PO Box 219
Highway 1
Big Sur, 93920
USA

High atop the cliffs of Big Sur, 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, sits Post Ranch Inn, an adults only,  sanctuary for the soul. Ideal for romance, relaxation or rejuvenation, Post Ranch is the ultimate destination for a luxurious escape. With natural organic architecture embracing the coast’s dramatic beauty.  The 39 rooms blend rustic elegance, comfort and privacy with panoramic ocean or mountain tree views. Each offers a king-size bed, wood-burning fireplace, mini-bar with complimentary snacks and beverages, and private deck – many with an outdoor deck basking tub. 

The Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning Sierra Mar restaurant offers exquisite dining with a menu that changes daily, complimentary full breakfast for two, and a spectacular setting with endless ocean views. Complementing the food is one of the largest wine lists, 14,000 bottles, in California. The award-winning spa offers an inviting array of services, including massages, facials, body treatments, rituals, shamanic sessions and more. 

Complimentary amenities and activities include full breakfast menu for two,  valet parking, swimming pool, two cliff-top basking pools, yoga, fitness room, guided nature walks, stargazing, edible Chef's Garden, and walking trails on the  100 acres. Not to be missed is the Post Art Gallery. Nearby, Big Sur offers state parks, art galleries, restaurants, and small shops.  Picturesque Monterey and Carmel are within an hour’s drive.

EXCLUSIVE AMENITIES

  • $100 Food and Beverage credit per room, per stay (Excludes alcohol, taxes and gratuities)

The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in:

  •  Upgrade to the Next room Category

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM

Number of Rooms: 39

Ocean House Southern room

These  Southern oceanfront rooms are unique in design and comfort. Located in a single structure they are recessed into the side of the mountain and feature sod roofs with a soft carpet of grass and wildflowers. They offer panoramic ocean views from the  king bed, soaking bathroom tub, window seat and terrace. Double sided fireplace,  

Accommodations include a full breakfast for two, at Sierra Mar, complimentary valet/self  parking, in-room mini-bar,with non-alcoholic beverages, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 basking pools, lap pool, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Coast Houses Upper - with ocean views

The circular design of the Coast House is inspired by nearby redwood trees.   Each guest room in the two-story duplexes has a separate entrance.  King bed, small soft leather couch and coffee table in front of a cozy fireplace, mini-bar.  bathroom soaking tub,  spacious deck. Partial or full views of the ocean and Big Sur coast can be savored from the bed, couch, tub and terrace.

Accommodations include a daily full breakfast  in Sierra Mar, complimentary valet/self, parking, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 basking pools, lap pool, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Tree Houses - with mountain and tree views

Some of the most popular rooms are the Tree Houses that are single structures, built on stilts nine feet off the forest floor, with a stairway to each entrance. Triangular in shape, each room has a king bed, sky light,  window seat, desk and wood-burning fireplace, walk-in shower.  Tree Houses have beautiful views of the trees and mountains to enjoy from the windows and terrace.

Accommodations include a daily full breakfast in Sierra Mar, Complimentary valet or self parking, mini-bar with non alcoholic  beverages, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 infinity basking pools, lap pool, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Mountain House - with mountain views

There are only two of these rooms at the resort and they are similar in design Coast House  interior circular design. They are inspired by the nearby redwood trees. These two-story duplexes have separate entrances, with king bed, mini-bar, small leather of and coffee table king bed, spacious deck views of the Ventana Peaks and Mountains. 

Accommodations include a daily full  breakfast in Sierra Mar, complimentary valet or self  parking, mini-bar, non alcoholic beverages, and daily scheduled guest activities such as yoga, swimming & basking pools, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Butterfly Rooms - with mountain views

The Butterfly building is three stores, with staircase.. The five-room building is shaped like a butterfly with outstretched wings. Under each wing are three floors, each with a private guest room and separate entrance.  All rooms feature king bed, fireplace, private deck with tree mountain views, walk-in bathroom shower.  

Accommodations include a daily full breakfast at Sierra Mar,  complimentary  valet or self parking, mini-bar, non alcoholic beverages, daily guest scheduled activities such as yoga, swimming & basking pools, fitness room, guided nature walks.

Cliff House/deck hot tub - Oceanfront

Cliff House - with ocean views Post Ranch’s ultimate privacy accommodations. With a deck suspended over the cliffs of Big Sur, this extraordinary structure seems to soar. Enter through an enclosed garden courtyard into 960 square feet of luxurious space. The secluded, glass-walled bedroom features custom-built furniture, a wood- burning fireplace and radiant-heat floors. Soak in magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean – indoors from the large bathtub and shower or from the outside deck basking hot tub.  

Accommodations include a  daily full breakfast in Sierra Mar, Complimentary valet/self parking, mini-bar with non alcoholic beverages, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 basking pools,  fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Pacific Suites Upper/deck soaking tub with Ocean Views

The curved interior opens onto panoramic ocean views to be enjoyed from four areas – the living room, the glass wall in the bedroom, the window by the oversized bathtub and shower, and expansive deck with private soaking hot tub. The circular two-story Pacific Suite building features two suites with an upper and lower room. Each offers 960 square feet, with private entrance, custom-built furniture, wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heat floors. 

Accommodations include a daily Breakfast menu in Sierra Mar, Complimentary valet/self  parking, mini-bar with non-alcoholic beverages, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 infinity basking pools,lap pool,  fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Pacific Suites Lower - with ocean views

The spacious ground-level guestroom with curved interior opens onto expansive ocean views to be enjoyed from four areas – the living room, the glass wall in the bedroom, the window by the oversized bathtub and shower, and spacious terrace. The circular two-story building features two suites with a king-size bed facing the ocean. Each offers 960 square feet, with private entrance, custom-built furniture, wood-burning fireplace and radiant-heat floors, and a private stainless steel outdoor soaking tub.

Accommodations include a gourmet breakfast buffet in Sierra Mar, valet parking, and daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & basking pools, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Peak House/deck basking tub.Spectacular mountain views.

This Peak House  is the same floor plan as the Cliff House rooms but with incredible views of the San Lucia mountain range. The deck is suspended over the top of the ridge, This 960-square-foot room showcases an unsurpassed and private mountain view. Enter through an enclosed garden courtyard into the secluded, glass-walled bedroom, featuring custom-built furniture, wood-burning fireplace and radiant- heat floors. Soak in the views – indoors from the large bathtub and shower, outdoors in the  hot tub overlooking the mountains. Within a short stroll to the hotels main Jade basking pool with ocean and coastal views. King bed, fireplace, 


Accommodations include a daily full breakfast in Sierra Mar, complimentary valet/self parking, mini-bar with non-alcoholic beverages, and scheduled daily guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 basking pools, lap pool, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Coast Houses Lower - with ocean views

The circular design of the Coast House is inspired by nearby redwood trees. Each guest room in the two-story duplexes has a separate entrance. Rooms feature king bed, small soft leather couch and coffee table in front of a cozy fireplace. bathroom soaking tub, spacious deck.  Partial or full views of the ocean and Big Sur coast can be savored from the bed, couch, tub and terrace.

Accommodations include a daily full breakfast in Sierra Mar, Complimentary valet/self  parking, mini-bar with non-alcoholic beverages, and daily scheduled guest activities/amenities such as yoga, swimming & 2 basking pools, lap pool, fitness room, hiking and guided nature walks.

Facilities

  • Fitness Center
  • Hiking Trails
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gift Shop
  • Infinity Pool
  • Massage Treatments
  • Non-Smoking Rooms and Suites
  • Small Wedding Facilities
  • Special Access Rooms
  • Sun Deck
  • Wedding Facilities
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Massage Rooms
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Picnic Area
  • Reading Room
  • Bar
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Computer Station
  • Parking Facilities
  • Star Observation Site
  • Wine Cellar
  • Yoga
  • Green Areas
  • Ironing Room
  • Smoke Free Policy
  • Spa
  • Spa Treatment In Room
  • Valet Parking
  • Disabled Person Parking
  • Pool

Guest Services

  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Bell Staff
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Complimentary Wireless (WiFi) Internet
  • Doctor On Call
  • Early Morning Coffee
  • Escort to Room
  • Full Menu of In Room Spa Services
  • Heated Pool
  • Hotel and Restaurant Reservations
  • In-room Massage
  • In-room Spa Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Loyalty Program
  • Self-parking
  • Shipping Services
  • Turndown Service
  • Twice-Daily Housekeeping
  • Valet Parking
  • VIP Assistance
  • Wake Up Service
  • Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremonies
  • Welcome Amenities
  • Welcome Drink
  • Yoga
  • Courier Service
  • Newspaper
  • Coffee Service
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access
  • Complimentary Incoming Faxes
  • Luggage Assistance
  • Morning Lobby Coffee Service
  • Pet Policy
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Health Club Access
  • Complimentary Local Phone Calls
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Flower Service
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room Safe Deposit Box
  • iPod Docking Stations
  • Registration Desk
  • Secure Complimentary Parking
  • Transportation Arrangement
  • Customized Adventures
  • Front Desk
  • Guest Relation Manager
  • Guest Relations Services
  • Guest Services Team
  • In-room Fireplace
  • In-room minibar
  • Massage Service
  • Private Dining
  • Spa
  • Stargazing
  • Wedding Arrangement
  • WIFI

Sierra Mar

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean with a 180-degree view of the California coast, the award-winning Sierra Mar restaurant pairs world-class cuisine with an awe-inspiring setting. Led by Executive Chef Craig von Foerster, the Big Sur restaurant features innovative cuisine created from organic, seasonal ingredients. The four-course, prix-fixe menu changes daily. To complement the dining experience, Sierra Mar offers wine selections from one of North America’s most extensive cellars, which has garnered the Grand Award from Wine Spectator since the restaurant's inception.

Restaurant Hours:

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Complimentary gourmet buffet breakfast, for inn guests only.

10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Picnic luncheon baskets available for inn guests only. Special take-out lunches may be purchased by the general public.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch and light appetizers are open to the public as well as our extensive wine cellar and bar. Reservations requested.

3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Snack menu available to the public, including caviar and oysters, soup of the day, various salads with grilled chicken breasts, and a selection of artisan cheeses.

5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Dinner open to the public for the following reserved times: 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 8:45 p.m., based on availability and subject to change. All other reservations are for inn guests only. Please note reservations are required. The four-course, prix fixe menu changes daily (à la carte option is available).

 

Map / Location

Nearby airports:

  • Monterey, CA (MRY) (30 Miles )
  • San Jose, CA (SJC) (104 Miles )
  • Los Angeles (LAX) (311 Miles )
  • San Francisco (SFO) (152 Miles)

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