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Condé Nast Traveler- October 2014
Readers’ Choice Awards
Top 10 Best Resort in Northern California...
Travel + Leisure- October 2014
Top resort for families in the US...
California Home + Design- October 2014
Three Things to Do in Wine Country in October
Outdoor fireplace and soaking tubs...
Parade.com -October 2014
Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere!
Spa Aiyana offers Pumpkin Pandemonium massage...
TravelChannel.com- September 2014
Hotels With the Coziest Fire Pits
Nothing says cozy more than sitting by a fire...
California Wedding Day- September 2014
Location, Location, Location!
No shortage of picturesque settings...
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons- September 2014
Eat, Drink & Be Married
Couples can plant their own "love tree"...
Luxury Travel Advisor- September 2014
Bridal Spa Takeovers
(Bee)autiful Bachelorette package readies brides for the big day..
Shermans Travel Blog- August 2014
4 Hotels with Amazing Farms You Can Visit
Garden parties feature chickens, beer tasting and more...
Yahoo! Travel.com- September 2014
Yummy: 8 of the Most Delicious Farm-to-Table Hotels in the World
A foodie's dream of just-plucked-off-the-vine heirloom tomatoes…
The New York Times- August 2014
At California Resort, Bees Are a Plus
National Honey Month spotlights tiny buzzing residents…
The Wall Street Journal-August 2014
Subliming Al Fresco
Bee Beautiful body treatments conducted under the night sky…
Ellie Sojourn- July/August 2014
A truly unique Ranch in Carmel…
About.com - August 2014
Yum! 20 Places to Celebrate National S'mores Day
S'mores taste sweeter after a full day's play…
OC Family Register - July 2014
A world away: Carmel Valley Ranch
A sophisticated retreat rooted in nature…
Santa Barbara Independent - July 2014
Comfortable and Warm with Homegrown Everything
Attention to procurement with every menu item…
California Meetings + Events- Summer 2014
A dream destination for groups looking to golf…
TheKnot.com - June 2014
A Carmel Valley Ranch Wedding in Carmel, CA
Vineyard setting creates a perfect rustic wedding...
NYMag.com - June 2014
Chill Out and Drink Up in Carmel Valley
Bypass Carmel-by-the-Sea and venture inland...
Wine Spectator - June 2014
Discovering the Monterey Coast
Monterey becomes a must-visit destination on the West Coast...
Celebrated Living - Summer 2014
Wild turkeys and deer greet guests...
Southland Golf - June 2014
Pete Dye course touches nearly all 500 acres...
Sunset Magazine - June 2014
A Perfect Day in Carmel Valley, CA
Summer camp as you've never known it...
Monterey County Herald - May 2014
A Smarter Way to Eat
Chef Wood featured as sustainable thought leader...
Sacramento Magazine - May 2014
Ten Top Stops for Golf
11th tee offers breathtaking views of vineyards and valley...
USA Today - April 2014
Hip hotels harvest honey with on-site apiaries
Hip hotels went local long ago with chef-tended herb gardens...
The Wall Street Journal - February 2014
Snow Day Superfood
Turmeric recipes to warm up a cold winter day...
Monterey County Herald- April 2014
Lodge at Carmel Valley Ranch Almost Has It
Restaurant entertains with people watching paradise...
California Wedding Day -April 2014
From Engagement Packages to Bridal Pampering
Photo shoot, two-night stay and a romance concierge to tend to your every wish...
Today.com Food- April 2014
Rallying for Ranch
Haute Living- March/April 2014
Par for the Course
Picturesque views, friendly wildlife, tactical challenges and playability...
Monterey County Herald- February 2014
Pairing Food and Fitness on the Monterey Peninsula
Whisper the magic words “locals menu” to your server...
Successful Meetings- February 2014
Carmel Valley Ranch expands its farmsteading activities with a Hen House and Salt House in the organic garden...
HGTV Gardens- February 2014
3 Hotels That Farm
Sample honey straight from the hive, enjoy salads fresh from the organic garden, and stroll through a pinot noir vineyard...
GQ- January 2014
The guys recharge overnight at Carmel Valley Ranch, and in the morning the BMW i3 does too-at the ChargePoint® station on property at this breathtaking and sprawling resort...
San Francisco Chronicle- January 2014
Relax, Renew, Recharge
Spa Aiyana's Fresh Start treatment promises a rejuvenating way to beat the winter blues...
Carmel Pine Cone- January 2014
Granada meets C.V.
Carmel Valley Ranch hosts international culinary exchange with Granada, Spain...
Monterey County Weekly-January 2014
Renowned tapas chef Jorge Matas visits The Ranch for a gala reception, organic garden walk and lunch demo...
Wall Street Journal, Market Watch | November 2013
Trendy hotels add beehives and chicken coops
Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel Valley installed a chicken coop on its land last month “as a natural evolution of its growing farmstead experience that already includes Italian honeybees.”
Latitudes Magazine | September 2013
Relax in Monterey
A bee apiary, a sea-salt production facility and an organic garden, Spa Aiyana's identity as a "farm to spa" institution is bona fide.
Santa Barbara Magazine | Fall 2013
A taste of the Central Coast
The arrival of autumn brings with it an array of new ways to savor changes...
Monterey County Weekly
25 for the next 25
Because the food of the future demands the right mix of good ingredients, independence and irreverence...
Gentry Home | SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2013
Fresh organic produce and homemade sea salt offers al fresco farm-to-table dining experiences...
Marina Times | August 2013
A Different Side of Monterey County
Exploring the Santa Lucia Highlands offers a unique and sunnier view of Monterey County...
NOB HILL GAZETTE | AUGUST 2013
Paradise is just a short jaunt down the coast from San Francisco...
USA TODAY TRAVEL 10 BEST | August 2013
SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL HONEY MONTH
60,000 resident bees busy at work creating honey and ready to meet visitors...
SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS | AUGUST 2013
HOTELS THAT HARVEST
Visitors may be surprised to find hearing thousands of bees buzzing can actually be a soothing...
RUDOWNSF.COM | AUGUST 2013
LABOR DAY RUNAWAY: CARMEL VALLEY
An under-the-radar destination where cowboy culture meets cosmopolitan cool...
NBC BAY AREA | JULY 2013
WORTH THE TRIP
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER | JULY 2013
FIVE GREAT NEW GETAWAYS FOR KIDS
Honey and Lavender weekends...
MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY | JUNE 2013
Chef Tim Wood of Carmel Valley Ranch delivered a tour de force Friday, dropping so many exquisite morsels on our private party I lost count...
LINKS MAGAZINE | SUMMER 2013
In the warm weather, it's easy to think your muscles are loose but that isn't necessarily the case, according to Brant Wilson, head pro at Carmel Valley Ranch in California...
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES | JULY 2013
BOW & WOW
At five lodges that with reps for giving mans best friend the royal treatment...
SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE | JULY 2013
A HONEY-SWEET VACAY
SFGATE | JUNE 2013
HONEYBEES AND LAVENDER FIELDS: CARMEL VALLEY A HIVE OF ACTIVITY
Standing close to the hives of some 150,000 bees at Carmel Valley Ranch...
7X7 MAGAZINE | JUNE 2013
OM THE GO: YOGA TRENDING IN WEST COAST HOTELS
There’s no excuse to fall behind in your yoga practice at Carmel Valley Ranch...
AMERICAN SPA | JUNE 2013
AMERICAN SPA BRIDAL BLISS
DAILY CANDY | MAY 2013
COAST TO COAST: WEDDING VENUES
Have an outdoor ceremony surrounded by ancient oaks...
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | MAY 2013
STYLE AND TRAVEL SECTION
Receive a classic barbers shave accompanied by Bloody Marys...
THE CARMEL PINE CONE | APRIL 2013
BEE RELEASE BASH CELEBRATES POLLEN SEASON
Sold in the ranch's retail shop, the honey the bees produce is also used in its culinary creations and spa products...
TAKEPART.COM | APRIL 2013
CHEAP, SUSTAINABLE, DELICIOUS: FAVA FRIES
I met Mark Marino, an organic-gardening consultant at Carmel Valley Ranch, where they grow a large percentage of the produce for their restaurant...
SUNSET MAGAZINE | MARCH 2013
HIVE AND SEEK
Two new classes this Spring teach what to plant to attract bees to your garden...
THE CARMEL PINE CONE | FEBRUARY 2013
BEE MY VALENTINE
Russo, The Ranch's apiarist and lavender expert, will share his insight into the lives of the 60,000 plus Italian honeybees...
PLANET GOLF REVIEW | FEBRUARY 2013
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
Now everyone will talk about the view from the 11th tee, and make sure you go to the very back tee even if you're not playing from them and take a look – the view is breathtaking...
GRANITE BAY VIEW MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2013
ECLETIC, PICTURESQUE CARMEL IS A ‘MUST VISIT'
It's one of those places where you can park the car upon entering and never drive it again until check-out day...
FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2013
BEST CHICKEN WINGS IN THE U.S.
From a cult Korean wings spot featuring exquisitely crispy fried chicken to elegant confit deboned wings...
SAN JOAQUIN KIDS & PARENTS MAGAZINE | DECEMBER 2012
CARMEL VALLEY: MONTEREY PENINSULA'S WARMEST ESCAPE
Our perfect pick for a family getaway with kids and dogs in tow is the spectacular Carmel Valley Ranch...
MENS FITNESS | NOVEMBER 2012
HEALTHY BREAKFAST RECIPE: FITTER FRENCH TOAST
In search of a better recipe, we went to Chef Tim Wood, who is a pro at putting healthful spins on comfort foods...
UT SAN DIEGO | SEPTEMBER 2012
BACK AT THE RANCH
Luxurious and Earth-friendly, Carmel Valley resort offers beekeeping, yoga and golf in verdant foothills
NEW BEAUTY | SEPTEMBER 2012
FARM TO TREATMENT SPAS
Named for the Native American word for eternal flower, Spa Aiyana is nestled...
805 LIVING | SEPTEMBER 2012
FRESH FOOD, BUSY BEES
The words "summer camp" and "haute cuisine" don't usually go together, but...
AMERICAN SPA | AUGUST 2012
HIDDEN VALLEY HEALING
Some say the beguiling region is giving Napa a run for its money...
CONDE NAST TRAVELER | JULY 2012
EVEN MORE PHOTOS OF RIDICULOUSLY CUTE HOTEL LOBBY PETS
Presiding over the activities for the canine crowd is Roxy.
ORGANIC SPA | JULY 2012
HONEY BEE BUZZ
"Honey is a great natural moisturizer," says Carmel Valley Ranch spa manager Clint Wall.
"It's known as liquid gold."
ALISTER & PAINE | JUNE 2012
CALIFORNIA'S LUXURY RANCH RESORT
One of the best reasons to get away to Carmel is Tim Wood.
COAST MAGAZINE | JUNE 2012
UP ON A SWING
When was the last time you sat on an old-fashioned rope swing hanging from the branch of a big shady tree?
THE HUFFINGTON POST | MAY 2012
LOS ANGELES TO SAN FRANCISCO: FROM GOAT CHEESE TO GAULTIER
Dazzled by the array of activities, we hardly took advantage of our spacious and sophisticated suite.
LOS ANGELES TIMES | MAY 2012
GETAWAYS FOR BUSY MOMS
Although it is an ideal retreat for families, it is also one of the most serene places to go with friends or partners.
SUNSET MAGAZINE | MAY 2012
HOTEL U, TRENDS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU TRAVEL
Cooking lessons. Cocktail seminars. Free morning Yoga.
INSIDE TENNIS | MAY 2012
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH: REFRESH THE PSYCHE, RENEW THE SPIRIT
The Ranch combines inspired beauty, understated luxury, family friendly details and, lest we forget, fabulous tennis.
ORGANIC SPA | APRIL 2012
TOP 10 GREEN SPA AWARDS: SPA AIYANA AT CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
The lavender harvest is distilled into fine essential oils used in organic products
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER | APRIL 2012
TOP GOLF RESORTS: CARMEL VALLEY RANCH RANKS 14TH IN CALIFORNIA
The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top of it. Pete Dye – Carmel Valley Ranch golf course architect.
RANCH & COAST | FEBRUARY 2012
A GREAT GETAWAY: CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
We put a high value on good food, good service, and comfortable surrounds. The Ranch, it appeared, would be able to deliver all we needed.
EAT PLAY STAY MAGAZINE | WINTER 2011
AN ADULT LUXURY PLAYGROUND
A jewel that could be described as an adult playground but with luxury amenities and design...
LOS ANGELES TIMES | NOVEMBER 2011
THE BEEKEEPING BUSINESS
On-site beehives bring locally sourced honey to guests and help save the dwindling colonies of honeybees.
DIABLO MAGAZINE | OCTOBER 2011
PLAY (AND LEARN) AT CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
Perhaps the best example of the valley's present incarnation is the newly renovated Carmel Valley Ranch...
7X7 | SEPTEMBER 2011
GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS AT CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
The green hills of Carmel Valley tend to attract the outdoorsy type who like to follow up a long hike or a round of golf with a massage, a glass of pinot and a dinner that was just picked from the kitchen's garden.
NBC BAY AREA | SEPTEMBER 2011
WORTH THE DRIVE
Bee Good: Can we all agree bees are a very positive symbol?
SMARTMEETINGS | AUGUST 2011
THE BEES KNEES
Want to create a buzz at your next event? Make a beeline for one of the latest hospitality trends.
LOS ALTOS TOWN CRIER | JUNE 2011
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH UNDERGOES RENOVATION
The Ranch bills itself as a "sophisticated playground for adults and kids." With an adult and a children's saline junior Olympic pool, an upscale Lodge restaurant, a more casual River ranch cafe... There's something for everyone.
GREEN BUILDING & DESIGN | MAY/JUNE 2011
STAGING A COMEBACK
Carmel Valley Ranch has evolved far beyond the ‘80s-inspired golf club design that once defined it.
GENTRY WEALTH | SPRING 2011
AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN PRITZKER
Understanding service isn't something you can teach. It must be a gene. It's asking 'How can I make your stay better?' We want to maintain this ethos.
ASSOCIATION NEWS | MAY 2011
GOLDEN CALIFORNIA - WHERE BUSINESS MEETS PLEASURE
A $35 million renovation project at the Carmel Valley Ranch included a new 10,500 square-feet spa with two pool areas.
RIVERA | MAY 2011
A POSH OUTPOST NEAR COASTAL CALI
Winding up Robinson Canyon Road toward Carmel Valley Ranch, afternoon sunlight streams through oaks and the sweet, still air glistens...
SANTA BARBARA MAGAZINE | APRIL/MAY 2011
Whether you're in the mood to hit the tennis courts, indulge in an afternoon in the new 10,500 square-foot spa, explore thriving woodlands, or try your hand at beekeeping...
EXAMINER.COM | APRIL 2011
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH - A PERFECT WEEKEND ESCAPE
For those who crave relaxation that only comes from the Spa, you won't be disappointed. Choose from among spa services including massage, body treatments, skin care, waxing and nail services.
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER | APRIL 2011
CENTRAL COAST CHIC
Stargazing and guided nature walks are designed to bring out your inner child...
JETSET EXTRA | APRIL 2011
ENTRANCE TO PARADISE
Abundant windows provide outdoor views throughout, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor space. No matter where you are indoors, outdoor views surround you.
SMART MEETINGS | FEBRUARY 2011
BACK TO THE RANCH
The property now features the Adventure Kitchen, where guests can participate in interactive culinary classes that begin by picking produce in the resort's organic garden...
FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2011
At Carmel Valley Ranch in California, “Guests do everything from operating the smoker to doing hive checks”...
CARMEL MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2011
IN THE FOOTHILLS
The recent renovation of Carmel Valley Ranch included the addition of a 10,500 square-feet spa, the restoration of hiking trails, the expansion of fitness equipment...
HOTEL MANAGEMENT | JANUARY 2011
ONE ON ONE
Geolo Capital, the San francisco based private equity firm...
MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY | DECEMBER 2010
BIG BUSINESS MEETS SERIOUS FUN
Locals already know it, but Carmel Valley's charm makes travelers feel as if they've stumbled on a secret, despite ample evidence that others have arrived long before.
MONTEREY COUNTY THE HERALD | DECEMBER 2010
The chatter about a Hyatt family member's transformative plans for Carmel Valley Ranch sounded promising but ambitious.
DEPARTURES | NOV/DEC 2010
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
500 acres of fun and beauty...
SAN FRANCISCO | OCTOBER 2010
Spend a few easy days eating, sipping pinot, and bumping around this untrammeled wine country near the sea...
C MAGAZINE | OCTOBER 2010
For nearly 25 yers, Carmel Valley Ranch has been the go-to for leisure golfers, tennis buffs and the proverbial family reunion.
CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN | OCTOBER 2010
One of California's most popular vacation properties got a luxurious upgrade thanks to a dream design and hospitality team.
LOS ANGELES TIMES | OCTOBER 2010
CARMEL VALLEY RANCH
Carmel Valley Ranch, a golf and tennis resort tucked into the foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains, has received a $35 million facelift.
SUNSET | SEPTEMBER 2010
10 THINGS TO DO
You probably think of it as that golf-y, tennis-y, clubby spread trailing across the hillside on your right as you cruise up Carmel Valley Road...
GENTRY | SEPTEMBER 2010
A DAY AT THE RANCH
Gentry's Style Team headed to Carmel Valley Ranch to capture Autumn's most sophisticated looks.
W MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2010
HEAVY ON THE CAMP
What they did was install a 10,500 square-feet spa, a hilltop yoga platform, a two-acre organic garden, a five-acre lavender field and beehives.