United States·May 30 - June 2 2024

Nature's Oasis: Luxurious Glamping Retreat

Immerse Yourself in Nature's Splendor, Elevated with Luxury

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Overview

Experience the ultimate luxury camping retreat at our exquisite glamping resort. Our safari-style canvas tents offer custom-designed mattresses and premium linens, ensuring a restful night's sleep. Immerse yourself in nature's beauty while indulging in gourmet meals, luxurious spa facilities, and curated outdoor activities. The best time to camp and enjoy the perfect weather would be in April, May, September, and October. Whether at our resort or various campgrounds, let us create a tailored glamping experience during these months, combining luxury and nature for unforgettable memories.

Highlights

Discover Blissful Well-being

Discover Blissful Well-being

At Spa Alila, prepare to embark on a journey of profound well-being that will leave a lasting imprint on your soul. Immerse yourself in our oasis of serenity, where a range of rejuvenating treatments await. Our new outdoor cabanas offer an intimate sanctuary for couples, providing an exceptionally private setting for pampering. Engage your senses as the gentle ocean breezes caress your skin, the scent of Redwoods fills the air, and the soothing sounds of the forest envelop you.

A Place for Exploration

A Place for Exploration

Nestled at the meeting point of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Lucia Mountains, Big Sur is a captivating blend of American legend and natural wonder, making it one of the most enchanting destinations on our planet. As you drive along the breathtaking highway that clings to the continent's edge, you'll quickly understand the irresistible allure of this iconic location.

Fitness Center: Stay Active and Energized

Fitness Center: Stay Active and Energized

Maintain your fitness routine at our well-equipped fitness center, open daily from 7 am to 7 pm. To comply with Monterey County guidelines, we can accommodate up to two people at a time, ensuring a safe and comfortable workout environment. For those who prefer outdoor exercise, we have two stationary bikes available on the outdoor deck, allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Elevate Your Event in a Breathtaking Setting

Elevate Your Event in a Breathtaking Setting

Create an unforgettable experience by hosting your event in the stunning Glass House, offering mesmerizing ocean views over the mountains. This exquisite venue provides a private and intimate atmosphere for a truly unique dinner. Perched on the edge of the continent, your party will indulge in a prix-fixe menu (with modifications available upon request) and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Ultimate Relaxation at Pools and Japanese Hot Baths

Ultimate Relaxation at Pools and Japanese Hot Baths

Luxuriate in pure bliss at our Meadow Pool, where you can unwind in private cabanas or the expansive infinity-edge hot tub while enjoying breathtaking views of the ocean and redwood forest. Our attentive pool attendant will surprise you with delightful treats like frozen fruit and cooling aromatherapy towels, enhancing your poolside experience with moments of unexpected delight.

Wildcrafting: Rediscover Ancient Ways

Wildcrafting: Rediscover Ancient Ways

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Big Sur as you explore the ancient practice of wildcrafting, available on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 12:00 PM. For millennia, the people of Big Sur thrived by harnessing the bountiful resources of the land that still envelop us today. Journey back in time and reconnect with these age-old traditions by crafting seasonal creations under the guidance of our skilled team of wilderness artisans.

Elevate Your Ventana Experience: Fly in Style with Opulent Lifestyle

Elevate Your Ventana Experience: Fly in Style with Opulent Lifestyle

Book a private charter flight with Opulent Lifestyle to enhance your Ventana experience from the moment you leave your doorstep. As a Ventana Big Sur guest, you have exclusive access to discounted pricing for private charter flights through our esteemed partners, providing direct travel to Monterey Peninsula Airport. Indulge in the comfort, convenience, and luxury of private air travel, setting the tone for an extraordinary stay amidst the redwoods.

Connect, Explore, and Find Serenity

Connect, Explore, and Find Serenity

At Alila Ventana Big Sur, we invite you to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and meaningful experiences. With our thoughtfully crafted Signature Experiences and Alila Experiences, you can cultivate mindfulness and intention throughout your stay. Whether it's through morning Tai Chi, Yoga, and Meditation, invigorating hikes, or moments of stillness and contemplation, immerse yourself in mindful actions and connect with the present moment. Discover the beauty of Big Sur as you listen to your soul and find serenity amidst nature's embrace. Embrace mindful travel and awaken your senses at Alila Ventana Big Sur.

Discover the Intimate Connection

Discover the Intimate Connection

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of bees and their profound relationship with the environment—an analogy that beautifully reflects our own connections. Join us for this educational experience, available on Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:00 PM, as we delve into the intricate bond between flowers and bees. Gain insights into their interdependence and the marvels of nature's harmony.

S'mores Delight: Nightly Indulgence at 8:00 PM

S'mores Delight: Nightly Indulgence at 8:00 PM

Experience the joy of s'mores in two delectable ways every evening at Social House. Indulge in the gourmet packaged version, a delightful twist on this classic treat, or opt for the nostalgic version, perfect for roasting over an open fire. Alternatively, unleash your creativity at our curated S'mores Bar, where you can craft your own personalized S'mores creation, tailored to your unique taste preferences.

Under the Stars: Journey into the Universe

Under the Stars: Journey into the Universe

Escape into the captivating realm of the night sky with our seasonal stargazing experiences, available on Mondays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM. Perfect for astronomy enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, these enchanting sessions offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of the cosmos while embracing the great outdoors.

Classic Cars, Classic Highway: Unleash the Spirit of Adventure

Classic Cars, Classic Highway: Unleash the Spirit of Adventure

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Big Sur as you traverse the iconic Highway 1 in a vehicle steeped in history. Partnering with Monterey Touring Vehicles, Alila Ventana Big Sur grants you access to an exclusive fleet of meticulously chosen classics. From vintage Porsche Spyders to timeless Volkswagen vans, each car carries its own storied past, inviting you to embark on a sensory and soul-stirring journey. Prices start at $400, excluding tax and delivery charges.

Axe Throwing: Unleash Your Inner Lumberjack

Axe Throwing: Unleash Your Inner Lumberjack

Discover the simple yet exhilarating thrill of axe throwing at Alila Ventana Big Sur. Our skilled axe throwing coaches will kick off your experience with a brief orientation, ensuring you feel confident and ready to unleash your inner lumberjack. Throughout your session, our coaches will provide guidance and support, helping you fine-tune your technique and achieve expert-level axe throwing skills. Join us daily from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM and unleash your competitive spirit. The price for this thrilling activity is $35 per person, offering an affordable opportunity to embrace your inner axe-throwing champion.

Exquisite Dining Experiences

Exquisite Dining Experiences

Indulge in the breathtaking beauty of Big Sur while savoring exquisite cuisine at Ventana. Choose from four remarkable restaurant options on the premises. The Sur House, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, offers a more spacious seating plan and inclusive dining options. Enjoy the mesmerizing ocean views from the terrace as you relish Big Sur-inspired dishes made with fresh ingredients from our organic garden. The elegant, rustic setting complements the awe-inspiring cuisine, while the expanded patio and windows provide stunning vistas of the coast, mountains, redwoods, and wildlife. With 160 acres of pristine wilderness, Ventana offers an inviting outdoor dining experience. Discover hidden locations or embark on your own culinary adventure in this remarkable setting. Learn more about our dining options here.

Cycling: Conquer the Legends of Big Sur

Cycling: Conquer the Legends of Big Sur

For a mountain biking challenge, test your skills on the Rocky Ridge Trail in Garrapata State Park, featuring steep grades ranging from 10% to 20%. Alternatively, opt for a more moderate ride along Old Coast Road, stretching between Bixby Bridge and Andrew Molera State Park. These trails offer a diverse range of terrains and unforgettable experiences.

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding: Harness the Power of the Wind

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding: Harness the Power of the Wind

Big Sur's coastline is known for its rough breaks and cold waters, making it less than ideal for most surfers. However, seasoned wave riders can find enjoyment near Ghost Tree on the Monterey Peninsula, Willow Creek, and the north end of Molera Beach in Andrew Molera State Park. These breaks offer thrilling surf conditions for experienced surfers to tackle.

Kayaking: Navigate the Coastal Beauty with Expertise

Kayaking: Navigate the Coastal Beauty with Expertise

If you are an experienced kayaker, there are several launch sites to choose from. Explore the picturesque Carmel Bay, venture to Molera Beach, or reserve a spot at Whalers Cove in Point Lobos State Reserve through pt-lobos.parks.state.ca.us. These locations provide opportunities to embrace the coastal wonders of Big Sur.

What's Included

What's Included

Camp Sites

Tent Cabins

Hike-in Sites

Restrooms

Bath Houses

Sur Stream (Seasonal Mobile Snack Bar)

Trash & Recycling

Water

Big Sur Smokehouse

Wood-burning Fire Pit + Propane Fire Pit on the Deck

Instant Hot and Cold Potable Water w/sink

Electric Lamps and Power Outlets w/USB ports

Two Adirondack Chairs w/pads

Hand Towels & Bath Towels (2 per tent)

Handheld lanterns

Picnic Table

Zingle, a convenient communication system for guests

Resort; Daily Morning Movement Classes and Guided Hikes

Resort: Daily Snacks

Resort: Complimentary Reusable Water Bottles

Resort: Self-Guided Garden Tours

Resort: Dining in-room, Poolside, or Perched above the Ocean at the Restaurant

Resort: Welcome Amenity

Resort: Two Heated Outdoor Swimming Pools

Resort: Japanese Baths (two persons per bath)

Resort: Fitness Facilities

Enhancement: Firewood Bundle

Enhancement: Bag of Ice

Glamping

Outdoor Splendor, with a Luxury Twist

Experience the long-awaited reopening of our tent cabins, offering a refined and luxurious glamping retreat amidst the captivating landscape of Big Sur. Amidst the majestic redwoods, our enhanced safari-style accommodations prioritize your well-being, delivering an exceptional glamping experience.


Distinct areas have been allocated for Ventana Big Sur and Ventana Glamping guests to ensure social distancing and create an exclusive atmosphere. Resort amenities, including swimming pools, fitness studios, and dining facilities, are exclusively reserved for hotel guests. Glamping guests can revel in their private enclave, free from a resort fee, crafting a personalized and tailored glamping adventure.


Indulge in the convenience and luxury of our enhancement packages, featuring curated coolers with refreshing beverages and delectable s'mores ingredients. These thoughtful additions enhance your glamping experience, ensuring every moment is comfortable and delightful. Surrender to the serenity of Big Sur in our tent cabins, with custom-designed mattresses, premium linens, and breathtaking views of the surrounding 20-acre canyon. Immerse yourself in Big Sur's tranquility and natural splendor, rediscovering your connection with the great outdoors in an unforgettable glamping retreat.

Glamping

Trip Tips

Plan Ahead

Plan Ahead

Big Sur is a popular destination, so it's advisable to make your reservations well in advance to secure your spot at Ventana Campground. This will ensure a smooth and hassle-free camping experience.

Pack Essentials

Pack Essentials

As you prepare for your trip, don't forget to pack camping essentials such as a tent, sleeping bags, camping stove, cooking utensils, and proper clothing for varying weather conditions. It's also recommended to bring insect repellent, sunscreen, and a first aid kit.

Campsite Selection

Campsite Selection

When you arrive at Ventana Campground, take some time to explore the available campsites and choose one that suits your preferences. Consider factors such as proximity to amenities, privacy, and scenic views to make the most of your camping experience.

Respect Nature

Respect Nature

As you enjoy the natural beauty of Big Sur, please remember to practice Leave No Trace principles. Pack out all your trash, be mindful of noise levels to preserve the tranquility, and respect wildlife and vegetation by observing from a distance.

Campfire Safety

Campfire Safety

Campfires are a quintessential part of camping. Follow local regulations and guidelines for campfire usage. Ensure that fires are fully extinguished before leaving your campsite or going to sleep, and never leave fires unattended.

Explore Big Sur

Explore Big Sur

While at Ventana Campground, take the opportunity to explore the stunning surroundings. Go for scenic hikes along the nearby trails, visit iconic spots like McWay Falls or Pfeiffer Beach, and savor the breathtaking coastal views that Big Sur has to offer.

Nearby Amenities

Nearby Amenities

Remember that Ventana Campground is conveniently located near the Big Sur community, where you can find general stores, restaurants, cafes, and other amenities. Take advantage of these resources to stock up on supplies or enjoy a meal when needed.

Be Mindful of Quiet Hours

Be Mindful of Quiet Hours

Respect your fellow campers by adhering to the designated quiet hours. This allows everyone to enjoy a peaceful and restful experience during their stay.

Check the Weather

Check the Weather

Big Sur's weather can be unpredictable. Before your trip, check the forecast and pack accordingly. Be prepared for varying conditions, including fog, wind, and potential rain showers.

Enjoy and Connect with Nature

Enjoy and Connect with Nature

Finally, embrace the opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and truly connect with the beauty of nature. Take in the sights, breathe in the fresh air, and create lasting memories amidst the serenity of Ventana Campground and the stunning landscape of Big Sur.

Reviews

Our glamping experience with Opulent Lifestyle's trips was truly unforgettable. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with luxury and elegance. The safari-style tents were beautifully decorated and equipped with all the amenities we could ask for. The attention to detail, from the premium linens to the comfortable mattresses, made us feel like we were staying in a high-end hotel. The outdoor shower was a unique touch, allowing us to connect with nature while still enjoying luxury comforts. We highly recommend Opulent Lifestyle's glamping trips for a truly opulent and immersive experience in nature.

- Emily and James

Opulent Lifestyle's glamping trips exceeded our expectations in every way. The level of service and attention to detail was outstanding. The staff went above and beyond to ensure our comfort and satisfaction throughout our stay. The campsite was nestled in a picturesque location, surrounded by breathtaking views. The luxury tents were spacious and elegantly furnished, creating a perfect balance between luxury and nature. We appreciated the curated amenities and enhancement packages offered, which added an extra touch of indulgence to our glamping experience. It was a truly luxurious getaway that allowed us to unwind and reconnect with nature. We can't wait to book our next glamping adventure with Opulent Lifestyle's trips.

- Sarah and Michael

Glamping with Opulent Lifestyle's trips was a dream come true. The level of luxury and attention to detail was impeccable. The tent itself was a haven of comfort, with a plush bed, cozy fireplace, and even an outdoor hot tub. We enjoyed the tranquility and seclusion of the location, surrounded by nature's beauty. The enhancement packages offered added an extra layer of convenience and luxury to our stay. The team was friendly, attentive, and always ready to assist us. It was an extraordinary experience that combined the best of both worlds - the serenity of nature and the indulgence of luxury. We highly recommend Opulent Lifestyle's glamping trips to anyone seeking a truly opulent and unforgettable escape.

- Jennifer and Mark

Glamping with Opulent Lifestyle's trips was a magical experience. The moment we stepped into our luxury tent, we were blown away by the attention to detail and the exquisite furnishings. The comfortable bed, the elegant decor, and the cozy fireplace created a cozy and inviting atmosphere. We loved waking up to the sounds of nature and stepping outside to enjoy our morning coffee on the private deck with breathtaking views. The personalized service and the friendly staff made us feel like VIP guests throughout our stay. It was a perfect blend of luxury and nature, allowing us to unwind and reconnect with each other and the beautiful surroundings. We are already planning our next glamping adventure with Opulent Lifestyle's trips.

- David and Jessica

Add Ons

Firewood Bundle

Firewood Bundle

PRICE$14.00/pp

Bag of Ice

Bag of Ice

PRICE$4.00/pp

You'll Be Staying Here

 Bring Your Own Tent: Immerse Yourself in Nature's Embrace

Bring Your Own Tent: Immerse Yourself in Nature's Embrace

Experience the true essence of camping as you bring your own tent and essentials to create your personal retreat amidst nature's beauty. Set up camp in our picturesque surroundings and embrace the freedom to design your camping experience according to your preferences.


Marvel at the stunning views of the 20-acre canyon that unfolds before you, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your outdoor adventure. Light up the fire pit, gather around with loved ones, and savor the joy of making s'mores and sharing stories under the starlit sky. Alternatively, let the peaceful landscape do all the talking as you find solace in the tranquility of nature.

Wilderness Bliss: Serene Glamping Amidst Majestic Landscapes

Wilderness Bliss: Serene Glamping Amidst Majestic Landscapes

Sleep deeply on a plush custom-designed mattress adorned with premium linens in your safari-style canvas tent. Be captivated by the awe-inspiring views of the expansive 20-acre canyon that stretches before you. As the sun sets, ignite the fire pit, indulge in the timeless delight of making s'mores, and share stories under the starlit sky. Alternatively, simply immerse yourself in the serenity of the surroundings, allowing the majestic landscape to enchant you in its tranquil embrace. 

Experience Nature in Comfort at our Resort

Experience Nature in Comfort at our Resort

If the idea of venturing into the wild for glamping feels a bit too adventurous, fear not! You can still immerse yourself in nature while enjoying the comforts of our resort. Rest easy in our cozy 620-square-foot room, featuring a luxurious king bed, enchanting forest views, a wood-burning fireplace, and an invigorating outdoor shower. Let the soothing sounds of nature and the rustling trees lull you into a peaceful slumber. 

FAQs

Glamping, short for glamorous camping, is a luxurious and upscale camping experience that combines the comforts and amenities of a high-end hotel with the beauty and serenity of the great outdoors. It offers spacious and well-appointed tents or accommodations, premium bedding, and private bathrooms and often include additional amenities such as fire pits, outdoor seating areas, and personalized services. 

Opulent Lifestyle offers exceptional glamping experiences, luxurious accommodations, personalized service, and breathtaking locations. You can expect beautifully decorated tents or accommodations, comfortable beds with premium linens, private bathrooms or outdoor showers, and curated amenities to enhance your stay. Opulent Lifestyle's team is dedicated to ensuring your comfort and satisfaction throughout your glamping journey. 

Opulent Lifestyle offers a variety of stunning locations for glamping trips. Whether you prefer the tranquility of the mountains, the beach's serenity, or the forest's enchantment, you can select the destination that resonates with you. Opulent Lifestyle's team can provide recommendations based on your preferences and assist in finding the perfect location for your glamping adventure. 

Depending on the package or destination, opulent Lifestyle's glamping experiences may include meal options. Some trips offer gourmet meals prepared by skilled chefs, while others may provide opportunities for self-catering or local dining recommendations. The details of meals and dining options will be provided before your trip, ensuring a delightful culinary experience during your glamping getaway. 

While Opulent Lifestyle's glamping accommodations provide many amenities, it is recommended to pack essentials such as comfortable clothing, sturdy footwear for outdoor activities, sunscreen, insect repellent, toiletries, and any personal items you may need. Additionally, you may want to bring a reusable water bottle, a camera to capture the beautiful surroundings, and any specific items that will enhance your outdoor experience. 

Opulent Lifestyle's pet policies may vary depending on the specific location and accommodations. Some destinations may welcome well-behaved pets, while others may have restrictions. It is important to check with Opulent Lifestyle beforehand to inquire about pet-friendly options and any associated policies or fees. 

To book a glamping trip with Opulent Lifestyle, you can visit their website or contact their dedicated team directly. They will provide you with information on available destinations, package options, pricing, and assist you in customizing your glamping experience to suit your preferences and requirements. 

Opulent Lifestyle's payment and cancellation policies may vary depending on the specific trip and package. It is advisable to review the terms and conditions provided during the booking process or consult with the Opulent Lifestyle team for detailed information on payment methods, deadlines, and cancellation policies to ensure a seamless planning process. 

In a post-pandemic world where travel has become more uncertain, we highly recommend considering travel and event insurance for your incentive trip. Insurance can provide valuable coverage and peace of mind in case of unexpected events or disruptions. After your initial deposit, we will recommend insurance coverage options to help protect your investment and mitigate potential risks. 


Nature's Oasis: Luxurious Glamping Retreat

United States· May 30 - June 2 2024· 3 nights