1 . Milliken Creek Inn & Spa

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 255 - 1197

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Whether you're planning your dream wedding, arranging your honeymoon, or looking to take your significant other on a romantic getaway, Milliken Creek Inn and Spa is the ideal destination for lovers. Discover a unique, tranquil ambience that gives you and your loved one the most intimate of experiences.

Almost every hotel, resort, and spa has some sort of "honeymoon" package – all of which pale in comparison to the romanticism, seduction, and luxury you'll experience at Milliken Creek Inn and Spa. This elegant, five-star hotel is nestled on the banks overlooking the beautiful and tranquil Napa River. You will not find a more intimate and serene location anywhere in wine country. There's no feeling more powerful than being in love, but planning a wedding can be stressful and draining for any couple. Milliken Creek Inn and Spa offers three different wedding packages, along with a wedding coordinator to help you plan your dream wedding. If the wedding is over and you and your partner are looking for a romantic and relaxing honeymoon experience, the Milliken Creek Inn and Spa is your destination. Each room is exceptionally elegant and beyond comfortable. If the handsome king-size beds and spa therapy tubs aren't relaxing enough, you can find yourself completely renewed after a soothing, nourishing, and therapeutic treatment at their tranquil spa sanctuary. They offer a full menu of treatments, along with a Couples Aromatherapy Massage for the ultimate romantic spa experience. If you’re looking to completely indulge during this romantic escape, be sure to check out Milliken Creek Inn’s vacation packages, which include trips to nearby wineries and complimentary cordial bars.

Highlights

Milliken Creek Inn and Spa only has 12 rooms on 3 acres of land, making it the ultimate getaway for couples looking for relaxation and tranquility. Each room is prepared for you with the highest attention to detail, making you feel like an A-list celebrity.

Getting there

Milliken Creek Inn and Spa is the hidden gem of wine country, so it can be hard to find your first time there. The hotel encourages guests to visit their website, where you can find detailed directions from major airports and cities, along with directions from specific starting points. The hotel’s address is 1815 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558

Related Onsite Offerings

The Milliken Creek Inn and Spa also offers packages for corporate retreats, team getaways, and small meetings.

2 . Vintners Inn

Santa Rosa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 421 - 2584

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Surrounded by 92 acres of vineyards, Vintners Inn is the quintessential wine country experience. This four-diamond, luxury hotel fully embodies the wine country lifestyle. Relax and take it all in as you sit on the terrace overlooking the vineyards and sip on an award winning wine. You'll get lost in the beauty of this California oasis.

When you're planning a trip to wine country and want it all – lush vineyards, award winning wines, gourmet cuisine, beautiful courtyards, relaxing spa treatments, and elegant guest rooms – Vintners Inn is the destination for you. The beauty of the scenery and elegance of the establishment are second to none. Each of the 44 guest rooms at Vintners Inn are elegant, charming, and have views of the beautiful vineyards, courtyards or flower gardens. Three two-story buildings surround a courtyard and fountain. Guests staying in ground floor rooms enjoy their own patio and balconies are featured in each upper-level room. You can find everything you need to have the ultimate wine country vacation at Vintners Inn. However, if you wish to explore outside the property, you'll find amazing coastal and mountainous adventures nearby. After a long day of exploring, enjoy a rejuvenating spa treatment in the Courtyard Spa Room, or choose to receive a relaxing message in the comforts of your own hotel room.

Related Onsite Offerings

Indulge in the best cuisine wine country has to offer at the world class John Ash & Co. restaurant located steps away from Vintners Inn. Celebrate any occasion at this iconic establishment known for its gourmet dining and high standards of excellence. Or simply enjoy an award winning wine or signature cocktail at their Front Room bar.

Fun facts

Vintners Inn has been a leader of the California Green Lodging Program. Owners Don and Rhonda Carono are passionate about doing their part to protect the environment and the Vintners Inn has an extensive written environmental policy. Additionally, the John Ash & Co. restaurant uses vegetables and herbs grown sustainably in gardens on the property!

Getting there

If you're getting there from Napa, take Highway 29 to Highway 12 West to 101 North. Take the River Road exit and go left at the light. Over the freeway pass head west and take the first left onto Barnes Road. Take a left at the sign, the second driveway to enter the property. For directions from other areas or for custom directions from your specific location, visit Vintners Inn's website.

3 . Harvest Inn

St. Helena, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 963 - 9463

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The beauty of the world-renowned, four-diamond Harvest Inn will leave you breathless. This country estate-style hotel located in St. Helena offers visitors the best of both worlds – the peace and serenity of a secluded wine country resort and the convenience of being close to premium wineries, gourmet dining, and Napa Valley attractions. It's the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon or relaxing vacation.

The Harvest Inn is characterized by charming brick and wood lodgings, stunning 20-foot ceilings, intricate wood carvings, and immaculate award-winning gardens. Accommodations are spread across eight acres and feature an event space that's perfect for weddings, meetings, reunions, and social events. The Harvest Inn features 72 guest rooms, suites, and cottages located in four different neighborhoods. Each room has a unique personality, yet every room has the distinct charm that can only be found at the Harvest Inn. Relax and unwind in front of a wood or gas-burning fireplace. Decompress after traveling in the oversized walk-in showers and soaking tubs. Drift into dreamland on luxurious bedding and down pillows. Then wake up to a gorgeous view of lush vineyards, the immaculate gardens, or the serene Mayacamas Mountains. You'll feel your spirits lift as you discover all of Harvest Inn's luxury amenities – spa services, a complimentary wine country breakfast, weekend wine tastings, and two heated outdoor pools and hot tubs. On weekdays, take a leisurely bike ride through St. Helena or the Napa Valley Vineyards. If there is a specific activity you had in mind, speak with the Harvest Inn concierge who can arrange a round of golf, balloon ride, or a custom wine tasting.

Getting there

If you're driving from the San Francisco International Airport to Harvest Inn, take Highway 101 North through San Francisco, following directions for the Golden Gate Bridge. Then cross the Golden Gate Bridge, driving north on Highway 101. Follow 101 for approximately 25 miles to the Highway 37 Napa/Vallejo exit. Exit on Highway 37 and continue east for 10 miles until you reach Highway 29. Turn left onto Highway 29 North towards Napa and Sonoma. Remain on Highway 29 for 30 miles (go past the cities of Napa, Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford). Harvest Inn is on your left just past Sutter Home Winery (Highway 29 becomes Main Street, St. Helena at Sutter Home Winery). The address for the Harvest Inn is: One Main Street St. Helena, CA 94574

Population

The population of nearby St. Helena is 5,916.

Highlights

The Harvest Inn is the most pet friendly hotel in Napa Valley. Upon arrival, your pet will get the same four-diamond service you do.

4 . The Carneros Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 9645

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Voted "One of the top 25 Romantic Getaways in the World" by Travel+Leisure Magazine, the Carneros Inn provides guests with an intimate vacation atmosphere. This stylish resort offers guests 86 individual cottages, ensuring that you will have the secluded wine country vacation of your dreams.

The Carneros Inn is unlike any other wine country resort. The exterior designs were inspired by the beautiful Napa Valley countryside, while the interiors are modern and sophisticated. The property utilizes a village-style design, which is almost exclusively reserved for guests, ensuring peace and tranquility. As you explore Carneros, you'll discover a wide variety of luxury amenities including three full-service restaurants, separate adult-only and family pools, a post office, a market, an outdoor lounge, and the award-winning Spa at Carneros Inn. A cottage at The Carneros Inn is 450 square feet and feature private patios. The interiors are stylish and contemporary, yet cozy. Wood-burning fireplaces provide guests with a comfortable place to relax and unwind. The bathrooms have heated slate floors and soaking tubs, along with having the option of showering indoors or outside under the stars. If you feel you need more space, The Carneros Inn also offers suite options – two cottages joined by a deck and garden. If that is still not enough space, you will want to reserve a private villa at The Homes at The Carneros Inn. The Carneros Inn also has amazing, world-class venues on the property including two ballrooms, a courtyard, and the Hilltop Dining Room, which are perfect for weddings and other high-scale events.

Related Onsite Offerings

Adjacent to The Spa and The Hilltop pool, shoppers will find PlumpJackSport, a high-end boutique featuring men and women's merchandise.

Average temperature

Average temperature: Low 57°F, High 83°F

Getting there

If you're traveling from San Francisco, take Highway 101 North across the Golden Gate Bridge and go 19.2 miles to the Sonoma/Vallejo Highway 37 exit. Bear right at this exit and proceed 7.7 miles to the Highway 121 Sonoma/Napa exit. Go left, passing the Infineon Raceway and travel 6.6 miles to Junction 121 Sonoma/Napa and bear right to stay on Highway 121. Highway 12 then joins Highway 121 (also known as the Carneros Highway), travel for 7.6 miles. Turn left at the stoplight onto Old Sonoma Road. Make an immediate right on Old Sonoma Highway just after crossing over the small stone bridge. Follow Old Sonoma Highway and go straight through the stop sign and continue into the main entrance of The Carneros Inn. Follow the signage toward Registration, located at the Hilltop.

5 . Gaige House

Glen Ellen, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 935 - 0237

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The Gaige House is truly the zen sanctuary in the heart of the Sonoma/Napa Valley area. Here, you'll find lush, sprawling gardens, peaceful winding roads, and idyllic views of the surrounding countryside. The Gaige House is the ultimate escape from the world – offering 23 Asian-inspired guest rooms and suites. Designed for comfort and serenity, the Gaige House is not well suited for children under 18 and pets are not allowed.

Located near all the best Sonoma/Napa Valley destinations, the Gaige House offers guests a calm and luxurious place to escape from it all. You'll get lost in the serenity of the sprawling gardens and lush pathways along the Calabazas Creek. Relax and rejuvenate your spirit as you enjoy a spa treatment creek side, in the Zen Garden, or in your modern sophisticated room. The Gaige house offers 10 luxurious guest rooms and 13 stand-alone spa suites, including the Japanese inspired Zen Suites, which feature large granite soaking tubs, atrium gardens, fireplaces, and private gardens and patios. Each room has a private bath along with an abundance of amenities. You're guaranteed to find tranquility in this peaceful, three-acre oasis, making it the perfect destination for a honeymoon or romantic getaway.

Fun facts

The renowned New York designer, Paul Davis, designed each suite at the Gaige House.

Getting there

It's an easy 1 1/2 hour drive to the Gaige House from San Francisco. If you're coming from the airport, exit the airport onto Hwy 101 north to Hwy 380 west to Hwy 280 north. Follow Hwy 280 (stay to your left) and take the 19th Ave. exit lane. Follow 19th Avenue, which flows into Park Presidio Blvd. and onto the Golden Gate Bridge. Cross the Bridge and continue north on Hwy 101. Take the exit for Hwy 37 east to the second signal light. Turn left onto Hwy 121 and follow to the stop sign at the Hwy 121/116 split. Cross through the intersection onto Hwy 116 and follow to the Arnold Drive fork to your right. (Hwy 116 bears to Petaluma) Continue north on Arnold Drive about 10 miles to the Gaige House Inn, located on the left side of the street - 13540 Arnold Drive

Related Onsite Offerings

Plan a luxurious dream wedding at the Gaige House or host a meeting in their bright, comfortable Terrace Room.

6 . Villagio Inn and Spa

Yountville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 2131

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If you're dreaming of a Tuscan-inspired escape to wine country, the Villagio Inn and Spa is your dream come true. Located on the Vintage Estate in the legendary Epicurean walking town of Yountville, the Villagio Inn and Spa offers guests a luxurious escape at an affordable price. You'll find yourself steps away from fine dining, premium wine tasting, lifestyle shopping, and relaxing spa experiences.

The Villagio Inn and Spa is on Travel+Leisure Magazine's list of the Top 50 Resorts in the US and Canada – and for good reason. Here you will find flowing water fountain pathways and exquisite Mediterranean-style gardens. With 14 restaurants nearby, your taste buds will take a tour as you indulge in cuisine from all over the world in this culinary mecca of Northern California. Relax and unwind at the gorgeous, 13,000 square foot Spa Villagio. Discover the Villagio Inn and Spa's massive and elegant guest rooms. Each room features an oversized sunken bathtub, wood burning fireplace, private balcony or patio, and a complimentary bottle of wine. The list of hotel amenities is second to none. The Villagio Inn and Spa has it all – from tennis and bocce courts, to a secluded pool area, to their signature, complimentary Champagne Breakfast Buffet. The Villagio Inn and Spa has everything you need for your Tuscan escape.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Vintage Estate features their signature restaurant the Bottega Napa Valley, headed by Chef Michael Chiarello. The Bottega serves farm-to-table cuisine, showcasing the bounty of Napa Valley and Chef Chiarell's unique style.

Population

The population of Yountville is 2,933.

Getting there

If you're coming from San Francisco on Hwy 101, travel North on 101 to Novato. Take Hwy 37 exit to Hwy 121 to Napa/Sonoma. Continue on Hwy 121 to Hwy 29. Turn left onto Hwy 29 and follow signs north to Yountville. Take ramp toward Yountville. Turn right on California Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Villagio will be located on your left.

7 . Kenwood Inn and Spa

Kenwood, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 353 - 6966

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The Kenwood Inn and Spa is the Mediterranean villa in the heart of Sonoma. Here, In the Valley of the Moon, you will experience a combination of lush surroundings and luxurious accommodations. You'll find the Kenwood Inn and Spa is an intimate, peaceful hideaway nestled amidst walnut orchards, fruit trees, oak groves, and vineyards.

Whether you're planning your wedding, your honeymoon, a romantic getaway, or a weekend with the girls – the Kenwood Inn and Spa will provide you with everything you desire. Aside from standard reservations, they offer eight different packages including VIP food and wine tours, couple's experiences, and relaxation packages. The villa has three exquisite courtyards, each with a saline pool, fountain, and serene garden pond. Guests can choose from either a Fountain Room, Beautiful Room, or from one of the highly luxurious suites available. Each room or suite has a private balcony or patio, offering breathtaking views of the meticulously landscaped grounds. To ensure the highest level of relaxation, the guest rooms at the Kenwood Inn and Spa do not offer television and pets are not allowed. Voted one of the Top 25 Spas in the US by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Poll, the award-winning Spa at Kenwood is the best place to get pampered from head to toe. They offer a full menu of treatments ranging from therapeutic massage to Intraceuticals Oxygen Treatments. You'll leave feeling renewed and revived.

Highlights

The Kenwood Inn and Spa offers only 29 rooms and suites, guaranteeing guests privacy and relaxation during their stay.

Fun facts

Located in the nearby Carneros region, The Robledo Family Winery is the first winery to be established in America.

Getting there

If you're coming from the Golden Gate Bridge on Hwy 101, continue north on Highway 101, about 20 miles then take the Highway 37 exit to Sonoma/Napa. Turn left on Highway 121 at the Sears Point Infineon Raceway. At the intersection of 121 and Highway 116, continue straight towards the 3-way stop sign onto 116 going to Glen Ellen. Stay on 116 for several miles and take the right fork onto Arnold Drive (towards Glen Ellen). Stay on Arnold Drive until you reach Madrone Road. Turn right onto Madrone. Madrone Road ends at Highway 12. Turn left onto Highway 12. Kenwood Inn and Spa is approximately 4.5 miles north, on the left side of the road.

8 . Poetry Inn

Yountville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 944 - 0646

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Live the life of a Napa Valley vintner at the beautiful Poetry Inn. Here you will discover breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards from your private terrace. The Poetry Inn's obsessive attention to detail ensures that your stay will be nothing short of magnificent.

The Poetry Inn is the perfect place to rest among the vines, lounge by the pool, or enjoy an open-air massage. The beauty and serenity of this wine country sanctuary are of the highest degree. If you manage to pull yourself away from the impeccable views of the Mayacamas Mountains and surrounding valley, you'll discover large, elegantly decorated guest rooms featuring a fireplace, stocked mini-bar, and a marble bathroom with an indoor/outdoor shower. Rest assured that the gracious Innkeepers will cater to your every need, whether you're in need of car service or wish to book a tour or an outing to a nearby winery. If some major relaxation is on the agenda, visit the Poetry Inn's serene treatment room, where you'll find a wide array of treatments including massages and facials.

Related Onsite Offerings

Be sure to visit the Poetry Inn's parent establishment, Cliff Lede Vineyards. Instead of naming the vineyard blocks according to a standard ABC and 123-grid system, the owners decided to name each block after a classic rock tune.

Highlights

To ensure privacy to their guests, the Poetry Inn requests that an appointment be made before coming to view the property. Those without appointments may not be granted access.

Address

The address for the Poetry Inn is: 6380 Silverado Trl Napa, CA 94558

9 . Wine Country Inn

St. Helena, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 963 - 7077

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Located in St. Helena, the Wine Country Inn is the classic Napa Valley destination. You will be completely surrounded by the peace and quiet of the vineyards. Choose to take a stroll or bike ride through the lush vines, or plan an adventure to one of the many nearby wineries. You'll find whatever your heart desires at the Wine Country Inn!

The Wine Country Inn embodies the true spirit of Napa Valley – "elegance and luxury mixed naturally with a comfortable and causal style." The property is exquisite and you'll find yourself wandering through the beautiful gardens and vineyards. Each room at the Wine Country Inn is unique and has its own distinct style. In one room you might find a tractor theme and in the next an elegant, hand-painted canopied bed. The Wine Country Inn offers guests a range of accommodations from guest rooms to suites to luxury cottages, ensuring you'll find a room that fits your needs and price range. Every morning, guests can indulge in the complimentary Full Buffet Breakfast served in the sunlit Common Room. After breakfast, enjoy a wine tasting or dip in the heated pool. If you simply wish to relax, the Wine Country Inn also offers a variety of spa treatments. If you're looking to get married or elope, the Wine Country Inn provides couples with an intimate, romantic setting. There is also a resident wedding coordinator to assist you in planning your magical day.

Fun facts

The Wine Country Inn was Napa Valley's very first Bed and Breakfast!

Highlights

A true wino's paradise, there are 50 wineries within five miles of the Wine Country Inn.

Getting there

If you are driving to the Wine Country Inn from San Francisco via US-101 S, take exit 433 on the left to merge onto I-80 E toward Bay Bridge/Oakland. Take exit 33 to merge onto CA-37 W toward Napa. Take exit 19 for CA-29/Sonoma Blvd toward Napa. Turn right onto CA-29 N/Sonoma Blvd and continue to follow CA-29 N. Turn right onto Lodi Ln and the Wine Country Inn will be on the left. 1152 Lodi Ln St Helena, CA 94574

10 . La Residence

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 253 - 9203

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At the gateway of Napa Valley you will find La Residence, a stunning wine country destination. Located near Yountville, this tranquil retreat showcases the magnificent beauty of wine country. You'll be just minutes from Napa's award-winning wineries and attractions, but will feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle.

Sitting on two acres of pristine land, the secluded La Residence is a charming country inn. You'll find yourself surrounded by oaks, redwoods, gardens, and vineyards – giving you the ultimate sense of seclusion. La Residence has 26 rooms and suites for guests to choose from – all outfitted with first class amenities including complimentary breakfast, wood burning fireplaces, and semi-private patio or veranda. La Residence has a full spa menu for guests wishing to indulge in an in-room spa treatment. If you're feeling extra luxurious or traveling with a family, book one of La Residence's three suite options. The hotel also has a variety of packages available to guests. Be adventurous and go on a hot air balloon ride, try something new and book the Wine Train Experience, or simply choose to relax by booking the La Residence R&R package. If you're looking for the ultimate wine country experience, the Worry-Free Wine Country Getaway is the package for you.

Related Onsite Offerings

La Residence also offers full service event facilities for those looking to host a wedding, elopement, meeting, or special celebration.

Getting there

For those traveling from San Francisco, head north on US-101 N and take exit 460A to merge onto CA-37 E toward Napa/Vallejo. Take a slight left at CA-121 N (signs for Sonoma/CA-121 N/Napa). Make a slight right toward CA-121 and another slight right at CA-121. Turn left at CA-121 N/CA-29 N and continue to follow CA-29 N. Turn RIGHT at HOWARD LN and turn RIGHT to stay on HOWARD LN. You will arrive at La Residence: 4066 Howard Ln, Napa, CA 94558

Average temperature

Average temperatures in Yountville: High 87°F, Low 42°F

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