San Francisco October 18, 2016
This Hidden Resort Near San Francisco Is The Perfect Place To Get Away From It All
All Californians should feel like lucky ducks to live in the Golden State. Natural beauty, dynamic cities, and gorgeous coasts are in abundance here. No matter where you call home here, you’re never far from spectacular beauty. So, where’s the perfect resort to get away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco? You’ll have to drive a few hours south (no worries, though, it’s a beautiful drive) to get to this hidden resort in Big Sur.
Esalen is located at 55000 Highway 1,
Big Sur, CA 93920 When you arrive you'll be enchanted by the scenic and remote stretch of California's central coast.
Esalen is a perfect place to relax and truly feel like you're away from it all. Take a walk along the coast or simply do nothing.
The main draw of Esalen is the hot springs. Three water sources converge here to inspire renewal and revitalization. The Esalen baths are perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, creating the sense of truly getting away from it all.
The baths at Esalen make for the ideal and classic Big Sur experience. Relaxing in the tub is probably the best way to follow up a walk on the beach or a strenuous hike.
You can also get a massage, outside or inside, with incredible views and fine service at your disposal.
There's a variety of rooms available at Esalen for almost all budgets. The best room option is the private suite, located behind the Esalen Garden and perched at the cliff's edge. This will grant you some amazing views of the Pacific Ocean.
Got kids? You can bring them along, too. Gazebo School Park is a one-acre outdoor area where children can be in nature.
If you aren't quite relaxed enough, why not enjoy a drink in style as well?
This is also the perfect place to get in your daily yoga. Esalen hosts several workshops throughout the year, as well as an annual yoga festival.
If you're lucky, you may even spot a whale from the pool area, which overlooks the Pacific!
Upon leaving Esalen, remember to take in and enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of all of Big Sur. It's truly spectacular at every twist and turn of the coastal road.
Do you know of any other hidden resorts around San Francisco? Let us know. We are always looking for cool places to visit and get away from it all. Also, check out this
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