1 . Meadowood Napa Valley

St. Helena, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 701 - 3679

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Opening in 1979, Meadowood Napa Valley has aged beautifully, now offering the region’s most complete collection of amenities, activities and services. Part of the appeal is Meadowood’s style of lodging, which features 85 cottages, suites and lodges – all spread out to give your vacation a private, countryside feel. A peaceful spa, swimming pool, nine-hole golf course, croquet, tennis and hiking trails are also on the property, so you can pick and choose whichever activities sound most appealing to you. And of course, what’s Napa Valley without a little wining-and-dining? Meadowood Napa Valley has an incredible restaurant that features the freshest local ingredients – honey straight from the onsite hives, olives from their orchard, heirloom tomatoes picked that day – and wine tastings and excursions by the onsite Master Sommelier. You can either take the Meadowood wine excursion, or explore the wonderful vineyards of Napa and Sonoma Valleys yourself – it’s all just minutes away!

Highlights

Find your own special spot for a picnic, then let the renowned chefs customize a picnic basket for you!

Related activities

Make sure to explore the Meadowood Loop, which offers charming hiking paths, plus a calming meditative spiral.

Related Onsite Offerings

Your Napa Valley wedding will be even more magical at Meadowood Napa Valley – a 250-acre wonderland, filled with forested hills and California countryside.

2 . Solage Calistoga

Calistoga, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 681 - 3921

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Relax, refresh, and spend time together at Solage Calistoga. With private accommodations at Solage Calistoga, you can enjoy a relaxing getaway for two. Choose any one of a number of couples' treatments at Spa Solage to indulge in the ultimate relaxation together. From couples' massages to a glass of wine under the stars while you soak in the mineral waters of the bathhouse, there are a variety of spa experiences you can enjoy. Spa treatments aren't the only luxuries you can experience together at Solage Calistoga. Stop by the Michelin Star Rated SolBar restaurant for a romantic dinner and sample fare from curried potato and spinach samosa to pan-seared diver scallops escarole. Then, retreat to your private studio or suite for the evening and bask in the unique touches like an in-room Jacuzzi.

Highlights

If you're looking for a truly relaxing romantic getaway, indulge in a Romantic Interlude spa treatment from Solage Calistoga, which includes a soothing mineral bath for two and a couples' massage.

Related activities

Want to do some exploring together? Take a complimentary cruiser bike just a short distance to downtown Calistoga and visit art galleries, the Napa Valley Museum, and more!

Fun facts

Solage Calistoga is the only Napa hotel to offer a world-class collection of artwork on the property. From modern sculptures to nature-inspired paintings, you'll find a wide variety of works on site.

3 . Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, California, United States

Rutherford, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 348 - 5406

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Auberge du Soleil Resort and Restaurant combines the wealth and beauty of the Napa Valley to create the couple’s experience of a lifetime. Beginning as a fine dining establishment in 1981, French born Claude Rovas created a restaurant cuisine matching the beauty of the land. Soon after, the inn was added for the ideal romantic getaway. The 120 seat Michelin rated restaurant still thrives with prestige as its Mediterranean inspired cuisine caters to the flourishing ingredients of the valley. Its rich flavors match the decadence of the décor. Like the dining, your stay is sure to be just as delicious. The ambiance of each room and suite mimics the sun and earth toned beauty of the surrounding landscape including private terraces with garden, hillside, or valley views, fireplaces, and soaking tubs for two. The spa includes a rejuvenating water ritual where you will soak in three temperate springs overlooking the vineyards and olive grove. The combination of fine dining and warm relaxation are the perfect equation for a romantic retreat found at Auberge du Soleil.

Related activities

During your stay, check out any of Napa Valley's 450 wineries, a hot air balloon ride, a musical performance at Lincoln Theatre, or visit Old Faithful Geyser and the Safari West Wildlife Preserve.

Fun facts

Auberge du Soleil has gone green! They are Bay Area Business Certified, a Green Spa Network Partner, a member of the Whole World Water Fund, and a member and supporter of the Napa Valley Vine Trail.

Related Onsite Offerings

Looking for an intimate wedding experience, Auberge du Soleil's wedding venue caters up to 120 guests! They also attend to details such as technological needs, decor, accommodations, and activities.

4 . The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Sonoma, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 540 - 4499

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Get lost in the wealth of natural mineral hot springs, invigorating spa services, a championship golf course, and much more at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa. This resort is also home to Sante, a AAA Four Diamond award winning restaurant where local produce, meat, poultry, and seafood highlight the menu. The grounds are also home to many other dining options including, but not limited to, The Big 3, where American cuisine couples live local music on Fridays and Saturdays. 38º North lounge provides guests with a sleek destination for a glass of vino. Or, grab a bite poolside at The Water Tower. Venture out to the Sonoma Golf Club championship course where 177 acres of varying long and short holes provide challenge to any novice or veteran golfer. Spend an afternoon in the Willow Stream Spa where varying packages, including fitness and wellness packages, will leave you feeling healthful and energized. Escape the grounds of Fairmont and take a cruise on the backroads – Bennett Valley Road, Cavedale Road, Adobe Creek Road – and meander past sites of ancient vineyards and Redwood forests.

Address

P.O. Box 1447, 100 Boyes Blvd. Sonoma California, United States 95476

Number of resorts

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has 19 locations across the United States and many more worldwide.

Fun facts

Need to bring the kids along, "Nanny On Call" and "All About Kids" credit Fairmont Sonoma as loyal clients.

5 . Villagio Inn and Spa

Yountville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 2131

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If you have a craving for a getaway where fine dining and the “small-town” lifestyle flourish, visit the Villagio Inn and Spa in Yountville. Just a step or two from your guestroom you’ll find yourself indulging in the culinary excellence of Yountville. Featured on the grounds, Chef Michael Chiarello’s own fresh Italian style cuisine will leave your palate satisfied at Bottega Napa Valley. Of course a visit to the V Wine Cellar is a must in the Napa Valley. The Cellar offers over 4,000 bottlings from around the world! Another added comfort may be found at Spa Villagio where you’ll enjoy private, Mediterranean influenced treatments. The Villagio’s convenient location in Yountville puts the town’s treasures at your fingertips. Check out boutiques and galleries at Edward James Courtyard, Washington Square, and Whistlestop Center. Test out a wide array of wine tasting such as Bell Wine or Cornerstone Cellars. Or, simply stroll along the cobblestone paths for an afternoon. Get lost in the serenity of wine country at Villagio Inn and Spa!

Address

6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599 |

Highlights

Villiage offers many different special packages to enjoy all the Napa Valley has to offer! Some specials include Balloons Over Wine Country, Cycling in Napa Valley, and Toast to Napa Valley, amongst many others.

Related Onsite Offerings

Villagio offers numerous wedding packages! With a 23-acre garden including a pavillion and indoor historic Barrel Room, Villagio caters to a small affair or a large celebration.

6 . Wine Country Inn

St. Helena, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 963 - 7077

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Family built and operated since 1975, Wine Country Inn strives to create the ultimate romantic, country experience. Surrounded by Duckhorn vineyards, Freemark Abby Winery, St. Clement, and many others, this remote inn is engulfed in beauty as far as the eyes can see. Each room, suite, and cottage has an awe-inspiring view of the local vineyards, old farmsteads, and vast skies. The gardens of Wine Country Inn will overwhelm your senses as you grace the cobblestone pathways. An old olive garden here, aging oaks there, and hillsides flowing with lavender, rosemary, and thyme are some of the highlights as you discover a private spot for sipping wine. Here you will also encounter a self-sustaining menu at the complimentary breakfast and afternoon wine and appetizer snack, as the garden is filled with many eatable treats. A unique feature of Wine Country Inn is their dedication to creating the most romantic couple’s retreat, so that means no TV! But, from the spa treatment in your room or outdoors in the garden, weather permitting, to wine tasting and day trips to the coast or Redwood forests, you’ll be more than content with the one you love.

Highlights

Open year round, the pool and jacuzzi are secluded with views of the garden for ultimate relaxation.

Fun facts

Wine Country Inn is centrally located with more than 50 wineries within a 5 mile radius. Some wineries include fees for tastings, fortunately, many of them provide Wine Country Inn guests with passes for free wine tasting.

Related Onsite Offerings

Complimentary buffet breakfast and afternoon wine and appetizers are offered daily at Wine Country Inn. Many of the ingredients used on their menu are grown in the garden, including their off-site chickens. Fresh eggs for your omelet! They also offer complimentary shuttles to local restaurants on weekend November thru March.

7 . Churchill Manor Bed & Breakfast

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 253 - 7733

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Churchill Manor Bed & Breakfast, a historic mansion built in 1889, is the ideal enchantment for couples, whether you are looking for a wedding venue or simply a quiet escape. The expansive lawns, acre rose garden, and fountains lead up to the mansion’s redwood craftsmanship, large, wrap-around veranda, and ornamented parlor. Each of the ten guest rooms is unique in its own way. The Stag’s Leap houses a handsome walnut French bedroom set and a decoratively carved mantel fireplace with gold-leaf tiles. Each room contains a king-sized bed, soaking tub, and a fireplace catering to an intimate and comfortable stay. Churchill Manor is only minutes from downtown Napa where you will wine, dine, and take in the art and culture of Napa Valley. Stroll through Quent Cordair Fine Art filled with Romantic Realist creations. Or, check out Cake Plate and Betty’s Girl Boutique. Of course, you must stay for the many wine bars and wineries. Churchill Manor Bed & Breakfast is the unique wine country taste of elegance and charm.

Address

485 Brown Street Napa, California 94559

Fun facts

Edward and Mary Churchill were the first owners of Churchill Mannor having moved to Napa from Rochester, NY in 1878. At around 10,000 square feet, the Manor was the largest mansion in the Napa Valley at the time.

Related Onsite Offerings

Owners Brian Jensen and Joanna Guidotti have hosted over 1,000 weddings at Churchill Manor, providing experienced and elegant weddings. Elopements cater to 25 guests. Weddings including dinner will cater up to 60 guests, and buffets with dancing will provide for up to 150 guests.

8 . The Carneros Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 9645

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The Carneros Inn is an obvious choice for a romantic Napa Valley getaway. From gourmet dining on a patio directly overlooking vineyards to property accented by barns, silos and rancher’s cottages, The Carneros Inn is California countryside as its best. You’ll be among 27 acres, landscaped with grape vines and apple orchards. This idyllic area is complemented by the luxury and comfort of The Carneros Inn. Choose from 86 individual cottages, each spread out to offer an extra ounce of privacy. Each cottage features wood-burning fireplaces, entertainment systems, and spacious bathrooms with indoor and alfresco showers. The Carneros Inn also features three distinct and delicious full-service restaurants, the signature Hilltop Pool and hot tub (adults only), a second pool area, one of the greatest spas in the US, a 3,000-sq.-ft. fitness barn and much more! If you have any additional needs when you stay at The Carneros Inn, all you have to do is talk to the Concierge!

Address

4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559

Highlights

The onsite restaurants at The Carneros Inn feature handcrafted breads, pastries and Artesian Charcuteries products!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Carneros Inn offers complimentary bicycles on a first-come, first-serve basis – a relaxing way to explore beautiful wine country.

9 . Cottage Grove Inn

Calistoga, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 328 - 0596

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On the northern boarder of the Napa Valley, in the village of Calistoga, Cottage Grove Inn privately snuggles as a sanctuary for couples to enjoy the wine, culture, and each other’s company. Each cottage at Cottage Grove Inn is uniquely its own and safely tucked within a grove of Elm trees. As you step inside, the beauty of the hardwood, fir floor made from the barrels of an old whiskey distillery and the wood-burning fireplace will melt all our discomforts away. For an afternoon in Calistoga, grab a complimentary bike, and ride to the local wineries on the surrounding scenic roads. Each cottage has a Jacuzzi for two; the perfect treat after a bike ride. End your evening with a glass of wine rocking into the night on your private porch. For that simple, private, peaceful Napa Valley experience, Cottage Grove Inn is the perfect fit.

Address

1711 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515

Dates and Prices

Seasonal Cottage Rates are $250 - $425 per night - double occupancy. Two of our cottages will accommodate a third person on a twin-size sleeper sofa for an extra charge of $50 + tax per night. There is a two night minimum on weekends April through October.

Highlights

Cottage Grove Inn has a number of special packages including Lazy Crazy Days of Summer, Proposal and Honeymoon, Berry Sweet and Bubbly Package, plus more!

10 . Blackbird Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 567 - 9811

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With the wining and dining of downtown Napa just a few steps out the door, Blackbird Inn is an intimate setting in the middle of the hustle and bustle. Although it is located downtown, once you’ve reached the front steps, you are swallowed up into the natural encasement of river rock and foliage; an immediate escape. The interior of Blackbird Inn is warm and enticing with a stone fireplace and fine, dark wood. The richness spreads to your guestroom where you find, in many of the eight rooms, a private deck and a jetted spa for two. Each morning indulge at the buffet breakfast where you will find hot entrees and fresh baked goods, and every afternoon you’re invited for hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine, on the house. Take a stroll and grab a bite at one of the 70 plus restaurants downtown; you’ll find a whole wealth of flavors at each door. Or, pamper yourself at Lotus Salon & Spa or La Pelle Skin Spa & Boutique with a hot stone massage and facial. After a day of discovering the area’s wineries or sipping wine on your private porch, Blackbird Inn’s warmth and convenience provides the ideal Napa vacation.

Address

1755 1st St., Napa, CA 94559

Number of resorts

Four Sisters Inn has 13 locations in California.

Getting there

FROM SAN FRANCISCO, VIA HIGHWAY 101 (APPROX. 1 HOUR) Take Highway 101 North. Merge onto I-80 East towards Sacramento. In Vallejo, take the Napa/Hwy 37 exit. Turn right on Sonoma Blvd/Hwy 29. Take the First Street/Downtown Napa exit. Turn right at the stop sign and immediately right through the light. Turn left at the next block, Second Street. Turn left at the first traffic light, Jefferson Street. Please park in our parking lot which is immediately on the right hand side. The Blackbird Inn is located on the corner of Jefferson and First Street. FROM THE EAST BAY (BERKELEY, OAKLAND) APPROX. 1 HOUR Take I-880 North towards San Francisco. Merge onto I-80 East Towards Sacramento. In Vallejo, take the Napa/Hwy 37 exit. Turn right on Sonoma Blvd/Hwy 29. Take the First Street/Downtown Napa exit. Turn right at the stop sign and immediately right through the light. Turn left at the next block, Second Street. Turn left at the first traffic light, Jefferson Street. Please park in our parking lot which is immediately on the right hand side. The Blackbird Inn is located on the corner of Jefferson and First Street. FROM SACRAMENTO (APPROX. 45 MINUTES) Take I-80 West towards San Francisco. In Fairfield, take the Napa/Hwy 12 exit. Turn right on Hwy 29. Take the First Street/Downtown Napa exit. Turn right at the stop sign and immediately right through the light. Turn left at the next block, Second Street. Turn left at the first traffic light, Jefferson Street. Please park in our parking lot which is immediately on the right hand side. The Blackbird Inn is located on the corner of Jefferson and First Street.

11 . Napa Valley Lodge

Yountville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 455 - 2468

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Spacious rooms with vaulted ceilings and elegant appointments. A heated swimming pool, surrounded by California countryside. A poolside spa treatment room. Napa Valley Lodge gives you wine country style with the amenities of a luxury resort.

Most notably, where this resort goes above and beyond the other Napa Valley resorts is in their incredible accommodations. Each guestroom, whether you stay in the Parkview Terrace or the Luxury King Suite, will feel expensive and luxurious. Each accommodation features a large terrace and bathrooms adorned with stone and marble. Many units have wood-burning fireplaces and the Luxury King Suite even has a private two-person soaking tub. But beyond the rooms, Napa Valley Lodge offers much more easy luxury – spend an afternoon at the full-service onsite spa, with treatments like the Yountville Soother or the Table Thai Massage. And the best part – you’ll receive delicious breakfast buffets, parking, WiFi and wine tastings from local vineyards every Friday evening – all for free! Napa Valley Lodge makes it simple to visit the local vineyards (and drink as much wine as you like) with the V.I.P. Winery Tour Package, which includes a privately chauffeured four-hour tour in a luxury vehicle.

Address

2230 Madison Street, Yountville, CA 94599

Highlights

Yountville offers spectacular hot air balloon rides, perfect for seeing all the vineyards from the sky!

Related Onsite Offerings

With three exquisite venues, able to seat from 5 to 50 people, Napa Valley Lodge is perfect for a Napa Valley meeting.

12 . River Pointe Napa Valley

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 252 - 7777

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A romantic getaway to Napa Valley should be personalized and ultra private, which is why River Pointe Napa Valley claims our No. 4 spot. This is a quiet collection of standalone cottages with elegant interiors and close to all the attractions of both Napa Valley and San Francisco.

Stay at River Pointe Napa Valley and enjoy your own private country cottage with a deck that overlooks Napa Valley wine country. These charming cottages feature king or queen size beds, living rooms with sleeper sofas, full kitchens and cable TV. You can also book in-room massages and spa services, plus custom winery tours, river cruises and tours to San Francisco from River Pointe Napa Valley – let the resort staff arrange it all! Onsite, this Napa Valley resort features an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, volleyball, croquet and bocce ball. Its location grants you easy access to a plethora of Napa Valley excitement, including exquisite restaurants, famous vineyards, outlet stores, Napa River watercraft excursions, day spas and much, much more. Spend your Napa Valley getaway at River Pointe and enjoy the onsite serenity, paired with offsite activities!

Address

500 Lincoln Avenue, Napa, CA 94558

Related activities

For a scenic hike, explore the nearby Skyline Wilderness Park, an 850-acre wilderness area with spectacular views of Napa Valley.

Getting there

From Sacramento – Take I-80 W to Hwy 12 W toward Napa. Take Hwy 12 W to Hwy 29 N to Napa. Take Lincoln Avenue exit East, and stay to the right. Follow Lincoln Avenue through four stoplights. RiverPointe is on the left 0.5 miles past the fourth stoplight.

13 . Dawn Ranch Lodge

Guerneville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 869 - 0656

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The century-old cabins at Dawn Ranch Lodge let you get away from it all, and do it together.

Get back to what's important: spending time together. It's easy at Dawn Ridge Lodge, with cozy cabins in the midst of a stunning landscape of apple orchards, bamboo groves, and beautifully landscaped gardens. These comfortable and private cabins are furnished with simple decor, luxury beds, and fluffy comforters. Outside your door, you will find a wealth of activity. Take a swim together in the pool or walk among the manicured gardens down to the river. And, at the end of the day, stop by Agriculture Bar and Grill for hoisin honey glazed ribs or eggplant roulade stuffed with spinach and shitake. All this and more awaits you at Dawn Ranch Lodge.

Address

16467 River Road (Hwy 116) Russian River Appellation Guerneville, CA 95446

Related activities

Why not tour a winery together? There are over fifty wineries located within minutes of Dawn Ranch, and the world-famous wine-growing region of Napa Valley is just 30 minutes away.

Fun facts

Many of the tall Dawn Redwood trees on the property have stood for more than 70 years! They were planted in the 1940s.

14 . Hawthorn Inn & Suites

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 226 - 1878

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Just minutes from historic downtown Napa, the Hawthorn Inn and Suites is an incredible Napa Valley boutique hotel, offering comfortable accommodations, resort amenities and a wonderful centralized location – a perfect resting place for your Napa Valley vacation.

Being near all the world-renowned vineyards is something that all Napa Valley resorts and hotels boast – but being close the charming downtown of the city of Napa is an extra bonus. Hawthorn Inn and Suites lets you easily explore this area – marvel at the historic buildings surrounded by rolling green hills, unique shops, restaurants, art galleries, live theater and more. Enjoy the comfort of Hawthorn Inn and Suites in any of their accommodation types, from double queen studios to king Jacuzzi suites. Hawthorn Inn and Suites gives you affordability, convenience and the rustic elegance that California’s wine country is famous for. Stay here and you’ll also have access to a beautiful atrium with an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, complimentary hot breakfasts, free parking and more! When you want to get away from it all, think Napa Valley. And when you want to save some money doing it, think Hawthorn Inn and Suites!

Address

314 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

Napa was founded in 1847 as a popular starting point for 49ers bound for the gold rush.

Related Onsite Offerings

Ask about the Romantic Napa Getaway Special at Hawthorn Inn, which features overnight accommodations and complimentary hot breakfast buffets.

15 . Cottages of Napa Valley

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 252 - 7810

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A romantic Napa Valley getaway, undisturbed and uninterrupted. The peaceful set-up of Cottages of Napa Valley lets vacationers relax among the splendid beauty of this California region. They’ve even been lauded in Wine Spectator magazine!

Cottages of Napa Valley features eight master-suite cottages, each with 450 sq. ft. or more and with luxurious amenities like heated bathroom floors, kitchenettes, large soaking tubs, WiFi, indoor gas fireplaces and outdoor wood fireplaces. The deluxe king cottage is 600 sq. ft. and has a full kitchen! Enjoy the extra touches of a breakfast basket delivered to your front porch each morning with pastries from renowned Bouchon Bakery, in-room tea and French press coffee, a bottle of wine and snacks – all included in your rate. The concierge can help you arrange vineyard tours, in-room massages and bicycle rentals. All these little touches make Cottages of Napa Valley a premier spot for honeymoons and weddings. These private and cozy cottages are the perfect way to experience Napa Valley – a glass of wine by your outdoor fireplace, breakfast delivered to your door and vineyards all around you.

Address

1012 Darms Lane, Napa, CA 94558

Highlights

Cottages of Napa Valley is happy to customize wine tours for you and your special someone!

Getting there

From San Francisco – Go north on 101 over the golden gate bridge. Take CA-37 E towards Vallejo/Napa. Turn left on CA-121 N towards Sonoma/Napa. Turn left at Hwy 29 N and follow Napa/Calistoga signs. Take the Darms Lane exit on your left. Make an immediate left onto Solano, go to the corner and enter the driveway from Darms Lane.

16 . Silverado Resort

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 532 - 0500

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The largest resort spa in Napa Valley. Two 18-hole, par-72 championship golf courses. And 17 tennis courts. Add fine accommodations and incredible cuisine and you have our No. 10 Napa Valley getaway: Silverado Resort.

But that’s just the beginning – Silverado Resort also offers 10 swimming pools and close proximity to over 200 Napa Valley wineries. For Napa conference getaways, enjoy the 15,000-sq.-ft., multi-million dollar Silverado Mansion Conference Center, featuring an elegant ballroom, 13 beautiful meeting rooms and many outdoor venues. Accommodations range from cozy guestrooms to three-bedroom fireplace suites – but no matter which you choose, you feel the simple elegance and comfort that shouts “Napa Valley.” The three onsite restaurants – The Royal Oak, The Grill at Silverado and the Main Lounge – offer incredibly fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, herbs and more, thanks to the diverse agriculture of this region. And just minutes away – if you can even pull yourself away from this resort – you’ll find hot air balloon rides over the Valley, vineyard tours and much, much more!

Address

1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa, CA 94558

Highlights

The three-bedroom fireplaces suites at Silverado Resort feature a spacious living room with a wood-burning fireplace, 340-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, full kitchen and more!

Fun facts

The Silverado Resort received both the Best Wedding Site award in the “Best of Napa and Sonoma Valleys” publication and the 2010 WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award!

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