Unwind amid the vineyard-covered hills of gourmet heaven Napa Valley and let the rural charm of the Carneros Inn’s cottages and restaurants lull you into luxurious nostalgia for pastoral California’s olden days.
Style Modernist home on the range
Setting California’s bucolic pastures new
Why this week? Scratch that same-old, same-old beachfront holiday and escape to Northern California’s wine country during its picturesque harvest season. Experience the outdoors with a day of wine-tasting at a nearby winery, bicycling through the countryside, swimming in the adults-only pool and dining al fresco at the Farm or the Hilltop for sweeping views of the valley. And there’s no better time to enrich your palate and become the ultimate wine connoisseur: with our exclusive offer for stays before September 1, book a week-long getaway to the Carneros Inn and get a $60 daily breakfast credit, along with two VIP tasting passes to the Vintner’s Collective in downtown Napa.
Our favourite bits… The quaint, farm-inspired cottages nestled in gardens of wildflowers are perfect for a romantic stays. Filled with décor paying homage to the early California pioneers, each cottage has a fireplace, heated stone floors in the ensuite and al fresco showers. If you can stand to leave the comforts of your room, your gastronomic sensibilities will be rewarded by the tasting menu at the Farm and the gourmet picnic treats at the market. But, we promise there is more to do than eat and drink. Spend a day getting pampered at the spa, shopping at the boutique on the hilltop for designer duds and partaking in complimentary fitness classes on the weekends.
Mr & Mrs Smith say… ‘If the early settlers ate and drank from the fruits of the land as well as we did at the Carneros Inn then their existence was not as impoverished as I had thought. We were very much taken by life on the range and were delighted to discover that rural dwelling no longer means abandoning modern urban standards. Some might call it California dreamin’.’ Read the full anonymous Mr & Mrs Smith review…
*Copy by Jennifer Trattler