- By Kevin
- On May 10, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
Whether you are looking to relax on the beach,spend a day at a spa,go biking,kayaking,whale watching or wine tasting,there is plenty to choose from near San Francisco.And there're some best travel spots and local cities for your travel around San Francisco,CA you should to konw.Check into a family-friendly resort that offers activities for all ages,escape to a quiet inn that caters to adults,find places to visit in the Bay Area,get pampered in a luxury suite,or plan an affordable vacation.
Quiet Weekend in Yountville-1 hour from the city
Yountville is a quiet country spot where you can rest your body and mind surrounded by natural sights and sounds of geese,pheasants and coyotes in the hills.You will be surrounded by home to world-class wineries,so wine tasting is a must on this romantic getaway in Northern California.Bardessono is an eco-friendly romantic getaway where you will find organic linens,organic food and luxury suites with massage tables.The more affordable Oleander House offers guest rooms with a fireplace,private balcony and a skylight above the tub in the bathroom.Watch the sun set behind the Mayacamus Mountain range in the evening while sipping a glass of your favorite wine.Just south of Yountville lies Senza Hotel,a quiet retreat on two acres of oaks,redwoods and fragrant gardens.The inn offers a selection of 26 rooms and suites,in-room spa treatments,complimentary wine country breakfast and evening wine and cheese reception.
Weekend in Napa-1 hour
The picturesque Napa Valley is home to world-famous wineries,hotels and restaurants.Stay at the stylish Auberge du Soleil which offers amazing views and luxury accommodations.Get your bearings from the air by going on a morning hot air balloon ride.Most tour operators offer a Champagne breakfast after the flight which lasts about an hour.Prices start around$200 per person.
If you want to be close to the shops,restaurants and attractions of Downtown Napa,check into the Blackbird Inn(from$225 per night)which offers 8 plush rooms,many with a fireplace,jetted spa tub and a private deck.Complimentary amenities include buffet breakfast,afternoon wine,tea,cookies,toiletry items and a knowledgeable concierge concierge to help you plan your trip.
Milliken Creek Inn offers stylish rooms with fireplaces and outdoor patios.A visit to the inn spa is a must at this scenic inn.The spa offers services that range from relaxing massages to rejuvenating facials.
Napa River Inn(from$210 per night)is another good option in Downtown Napa.The inn is located in the Historic Napa Mill,a National Registered Landmark built in 1884.Guests get a personalized California breakfast delivered to their room each morning and the inn welcomes small size pets.Napa River Inn provides a complimentary town car available for complimentary transportation within the city of Napa.The inn concierge is expert at assisting vacationers with their Wine Country tours and exploration.
Chateau du Sureau-3 hours 30 minutes
Chateau du Sureau is a romantic hotel built in a converted home spanning 9,000 square feet,complete with wrought iron gates,fountains,and walking paths.The Chateau features ten rooms total,five on each floor,as well as the Villa Sureau,which is 2,000 square feet with 14-foot ceilings and a private butler.The suites feature period furniture,tapestries,19th century art,and antiques to add to the aesthetic appeal.Guests have access to the Grand Salon with a fireplace spanning from the floor to the ceiling,the Breakfast Room,and the Music Room with frescoes.There is also a life-size chess set,bocce court,and swimming pool.The Spa du Sureau offers massages,European Kurs,signature Elderberry Footbath,and other spa services.The on-site restaurant,Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant showcases Chef de Cuisine Jonathon Perkin’s culinary talents in the atmosphere of a European country estate with a terrace for outdoor dining.
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