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The cachet of Carmel Valley. The comfort of a stylish vineyard escape.

When you’re surrounded by lush lavender, sun-drenched grapevines and sublime mountain views, the stage is set for love. Everything is inspiring at Bernardus Lodge & Spa, where culinary experiences, spa treatments and resort programs create unforgettable moments of escape. Savor the intimacy of a vineyard resort designed to soothe all the senses. Retreat to the warmth of an old friend’s sophisticated ranch estate, where high-touch service welcomes you home. Whether it’s an estate wine or a renewed sense of well-being, true love or team spirit, natural beauty or culinary bounty, we promise the most richly-designed escape of all Carmel resorts, perfecting the art of basking in the warm Carmel Valley sun.


  • Warm, Relaxed Elegance. Free from false airs and trends, this timeless resort redefines luxury with a warm sophisticated style, ranch-chic accommodations and a relaxed mindset that put guests at ease.
  • Authentic Carmel Valley. Thanks to its near-perfect climate, tranquil setting and rich sense of place, this rustic Wine Country retreat captures the charms of the real Carmel Valley.
  • Romantic, Intimate Escape. From special offerings just for twosomes to sensual suites, Bernardus is all about romance, reconnection and creating and celebrating lifelong memories with the one you love.
  • High-Touch Service. Experience the personalized touch of a flawless team of Carmel and Monterey Peninsula experts who perfect the fine art of residential-style hospitality, setting the new benchmark for intuitive service.
  • Wine, Food & Wellness. With artisanal cuisine, award-winning wines, and holistic wellness treatments, Bernardus caters to oenophiles, culinary and spa aficionados in search of a sensual, restorative sanctuary.
  • Eclectic Palette. From the charm, grace and pace of a traditional small town to the contemporary art, architecture and service of a luxurious ranch estate, old world meets new world in Bernardus style.

“The Top 50 California Spas of 2014"

~ Spas of America

“Bernardus Lodge & Spa received the Best Hotels in the USA award, which represents the top 10 percent of hotels in the United States."

~ U.S. News & World Report

“Four-Diamond Hotel Award"

~ AAA Travel Services

“Four-Star Hotel & Four-Star Spa"

~ Forbes Travel Guide

“2014 Silver Magellan Award Winner"

~ Travel Weekly