Carmel, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013
The exclusive Bernardus Lodge, located in Carmel Valley, CA, is offering an opportunity to slip into comfort and experience nature with this new three night “Discover the Wild” package at Bernardus Lodge. This package includes deluxe accommodations in a premium garden or croquet room. Start an adventure exploring some of the world's most famous shoreline by driving along the coast to Big Sur. Lunch for two will be provided by a personal guide that will take guests on a hike through the stunning scenery and wildlife of Big Sur.
Next, come back for some pampering with two 50-minute Deep Tissue massages in The Spa at Bernardus Lodge. Experience the wonder of local wildlife at the Monterey Bay Aquarium with a two-day pass, a behind-the-scenes tour and animal feeding session for one day for two adults. A $150 dining credit can be enjoyed for any meal(s) during the stay. This package is available all week, and special pricing is available for children (under age 17). This package is based upon availability, and can be booked by calling 888-648-9463, or by clicking here.
The getaway starts with complimentary Bernardus estate wine served to each guest upon arrival at the inviting Lodge. Charming guest rooms will await - each with a cozy fireplace, sumptuous feather bed and oversized bathtubs for two. Fresh cut flowers and French doors opening onto a spacious balcony or patio with sweeping views of the Santa Lucia Mountains complete the ambiance. Guests may also opt to take part in a wealth of recreational activities and fine spa services available at the property.
Culinary temptations at Bernardus Lodge abound. At the newly re-tooled Marinus Restaurant, where Cal-Regional cuisine is created by celebrated chef Cal Stamenov, local organic seasonal produce as well as regional seafood and artisan farmed meats are featured. Menu selections can be complimented with wine selected from the Marinus cellar, offering over 1,575 wine selections and over 28,000 bottles of wine. Recently awarded the Grand Award from Wine Spectator, (only 74 nationwide and only 1 in Monterey County, US), (Strengths of the wine list is California, Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagnes.) Wickets Bistro is more informal and perfect for a light meal, outdoor beverage or a lingering lunch or dinner.
The Spa at Bernardus Lodge is a romantic retreat featuring steam and sauna rooms, a private outdoor tub and terra cotta walls reflecting the Warming Pool’s shimmering blue images that all lend to its award-winning, rustic charm. The Spa nurtures mind, body and spirit with luxurious treatments infused with pure and natural ingredients culled from the ocean, the vineyards and abundant on-site organic gardens. So whether seeking to relax, renew or reconnect, The Spa at Bernardus Lodge offers an array of distinctive services from vinotherapy to marine-inspired treatments to international traditions, elevating relaxation to an art form. Enjoy the ultimate sensory experience. Choose from a collection of world-class treatments designed with total relaxation and well-being in mind. Combining contemporary techniques of spa wellness with the purest botanical ingredients, Bernardus’ signature treatments are not to be missed.
About the company:
Set on 26 pristine Carmel Valley acres awash with vineyards and lavender, Bernardus Lodge boasts 57 luxurious guestrooms, award-winning dining, the signature Spa at Bernardus Lodge, two swimming pools, an alfresco bocce court and 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Created by Bernardus Pon, owner of Bernardus Winery and Vineyard, the Lodge offers a bespoke escape steeped in European graciousness. A member of Leading Hotels of the World and partner with American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts Program, Bernardus Lodge received the Conde Nast Traveler Johansens 2013 Awards for Excellent for “Most Excellent Lodge,” 2013 AAA Four Diamond Hotel rating and 2013 Forbes Four-Star award for the Lodge, The Spa at Bernardus Lodge and Marinus Restaurant. The Lodge is perennially recognized by discerning readers of Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top Hotels” and Travel and Leisure’s “Worlds Best Hotels” as well as being a Wine Spectator Grand Award recipient (2001-2012) and voted #1 in Andrew Harper’s 2012 Reader Survey of “Top Food & Wine Resorts” worldwide.
Bernardus Lodge is located on the Monterey Peninsula, 120 mi./193 km. south of San Francisco and 330 mi./531 km. north of Los Angeles. The Lodge is a 20-minute drive from the Pacific Ocean, Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea and Monterey and a 45-minute drive from scenic Big Sur. For information contact Bernardus Lodge at 1.888.648.9463 or visit http://www.bernardus.com.