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Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate

At the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cavallo Point is close to everything but away from it all. The lodge, located in national parklands near San Francisco’s urban center, offers 68 historic and 74 contemporary guest rooms and suites. Many have iconic Golden Gate Bridge or San Francisco Bay views. Cavallo Point also offers exquisite dining at Murray Circle, the world-class Healing Arts Center & Spa, the Cooking School and diverse meeting spaces.

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Twin Farms | Vermont

There is no finer destination on the east coast than Twin Farms.  Located in the picturesque town of Barnard in central Vermont, Twin Farms is an intimate, all-inclusive country hideaway set amidst 300 acres of meadows and woodlands. Twenty distinctive lodgings feature sitting areas with wood-burning fireplaces that open onto screened porches while the exceptional cuisine is backed by a 15,000-bottle wine cellar. On-site activities include hiking, biking, tennis, fly fishing and canoeing during the warmer months. In winter, guests enjoy private downhill ski slopes, trails for cross-country skiing as well as ice skating and sledding with all equipment provided. 

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The Alpina Gstaad | Switzerland

Post Ranch guests visiting Switzerland should look no further than The Alpina Gstaad. Set on five acres in Oberbort, in the heart of the Bernese Alps, The Alpina Gstaad is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Swiss architecture incorporating local materials and authentic Alpine style. The Alpina Gstaad has three restaurants: MEGU, a traditional Swiss stübli, and Restaurant Sommet, a Michelin-starred restaurant serving contemporary cuisine. The luxury hotel has a bar and lounge, wine-tasting room, private cinema, cigar lounge, a ballroom and several boardrooms. The 56 spacious rooms and suites – all with balconies, blend authenticity with the finest in Swiss luxury.

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Big Sur Woodworks

Big Sur Woodworks is a custom woodworking shop located in Big Sur at Post Ranch Inn. We build the highest quality furniture, paying special attention to design, wood selection, joinery and finish. We work with clients, such as Post Ranch, to meet their exacting requirements.

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Big Sur Chamber of Commerce

This is the official, complete and definitive travel guide to all lodging, camping, restaurants, gift shops and art galleries in Big Sur.

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Esalen Institute

Established in 1960, the Esalen Institute is a school for self-improvement in a variety of areas. Built atop hot springs that seep out of the cliffs above the ocean, Esalen has long been a home to those seeking enlightenment.

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Hawthorne Gallery

The Hawthorne Gallery represents the artwork of the multi-talented Hawthorne family, as well as the work of selected outstanding artists across the country.

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Henry Miller Library

The Henry Miller Library in Big Sur houses notable writers’ works. The library is open to the public every day.

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Lexus

We’re delighted with our new Lexus SUVs, which shuttle guests to their rooms in style. They are more comfortable than any vehicle in their class we could find. Like Post Ranch, Lexus provides quality amenities, attention to detail and luxurious comfort. It’s a good fit, and we are pleased to have Lexus as our preferred vehicle. The next time you visit the ranch, we’d be happy to drive you to local restaurants and on your off-property guided hikes.

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse and its supporting lightstation buildings, now a California State Historic Park, stand atop a dramatic volcanic rock just off-shore in Big Sur, California.

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Preferred Legend Collection

Post Ranch Inn is proud to be a member of this prestigious group of international hotels.

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Ventana Wildlife Society Research and Education Center

Ventana Wildlife Society Research and Education Center was established in Big Sur’s Andrew Molera State Park in January 1992. Inspired by the desire to reach out to the public, and with support from the California Department of Parks and Recreation, VWS expanded its programs to include bird research at the Big Sur Ornithology Lab, environmental education and habitat restoration. Today, our current program areas include Species Recovery focusing on California Condor reintroduction, Conservation Ecology, Conservation Education and Habitat Restoration. The mission of Ventana Wildlife Society is to conserve native wildlife and their habitats.

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