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Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, is an iconic resort ensconced in the heart of the California Central Coast’s rugged landscape, perched at the edge of the continent overlooking the majestic Pacific coastline.

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Ventana Big Sur Announces Multimillion Dollar Resort
Reimagination with Fall 2017 Opening
July 27, 2017

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Recent Media

This Landmark Hotel Was Reborn After a Natural Disaster in Big Sur
AFAR
This Landmark Hotel Was Reborn After a Natural Disaster in Big Sur
November 17, 2017

Earlier this year, a series of landslides in Big Sur forced the closure of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge and made that famously scenic section of California’s Central Coast nearly inaccessible. But John Pritzker, founding partner and director of Geolo Capital and cochairman of the board of Two Roads Hospitality, didn’t despair—despite having good reason to.

When The Coast Is Clear
Sunset Magazine
When The Coast Is Clear
November 17, 2017

After a series of landslides and storms, Big Sur found itself blocked off from the rest of the world. And those who call it home suddenly had one of California's most scenic destinations all to themselves. 

Big Sur Rebounds After Fire and Flood
Carmel Magazine
Big Sur Rebounds After Fire and Flood
November 13, 2017

Where there blessings - disguised or otherwise - following the wrath that nature unleashed on Big Bur last Winter? Could someone really find silver linings in those dark clouds that dumped torents of rain and misery on a close-knit community?

What's Hot
C Magazine
What's Hot
November 01, 2017

Big Sur’s majestic coastline, with its con- fluence of sea, sky and mountainous redwood forest, has long lured the curious and creative, beckoning travelers from around the world. But that all came to a standstill last winter when mudslides transformed the rugged paradise into an inaccessible island of sorts.

2017 Readers Choice Awards
Conde Nast Traveler
2017 Readers Choice Awards
November 01, 2017

And the beloved Ventana Big Sur reopened last month as America's first reosrt by Alila, the high-end brand known for its dreamy retreats in Bali. 

A Hotel Veteran Lands in Big Sur and Rattles a Local Legend
Elle Decor
A Hotel Veteran Lands in Big Sur and Rattles a Local Legend
November 01, 2017

"There is still, in the streets." So wrote Jack Kerouac in Big Sur, his oft-cited though perhaps least famous tome...

The Top 20 Places to Travel in 2018
Architectural Digest
The Top 20 Places to Travel in 2018
October 31, 2017

Where should you be traveling in 2018? We consulted travel experts, got the inside scoop on the hottest new cultural institutions and hotels opening, and scoured the globe for the most exciting emerging destinations. From idyllic islands and remote mountainous regions to bustling metropolises, these 20 destinations are at the top of our list for 2018.

The Essential Road Trip Itinerary for California's Highway 1
Vogue
The Essential Road Trip Itinerary for California's Highway 1
October 22, 2017

When Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge collapsed earlier this year, Big Sur came to a bit of a halt, California's crown jewel was now divided into what the locals referred to as the north and south, indicating which side fo the overpass you were on.

Top Resorts in Northern California
Conde Nast Traveler
Top Resorts in Northern California
October 15, 2017
Next Great Stop: California
Martha Stewart Weddings
Next Great Stop: California
October 15, 2017

Now's the time to head due west for your honeymoon. The perfect mix of laid-back and luxe, big Sur...