Napa Valley is known around the world for many reasons – world-class wine, gorgeous vineyards, amazing farm to table food, and all within an hour or two’s drive from San Francisco. In addition to the wine culture, there’s events to keep everyone in the group happy – from bike trails, golf courses, and spa treatments to horseback riding, hot air balloon rides and the always fun wine trains. If you visit Napa, Sonoma or the nearby areas, you won’t regret it. Here’s 5 awesome resorts and spas just a car-ride away from the Bay Area.
Located in Napa conveniently across the street from Napa Village, the Meritage Resort & Spa is a playground for adults, couples and children alike. The resort boasts 9 acres of vineyards with walking trails,outdoor fireplaces, Mediterranean courtyards, separate adult-only and family-friendly pools, a lounge and restaurants and much more.
Why go: To enjoy all the activities on hand! Bocce ball court, bicycle rentals, hiking trails, bowling lanes, underground Estate Cave spa treatments, and much more. The concierge can also organize hot air balloon adventures and tee times for you outside the resort grounds.Search rooms at the Meritage Resort
Napa River Inn is so charming it’s been designate a Historic Hotel of America. A converted Flour Mill, the Inn is nestled along a river, with a spa, sunny courtyard, and balconied views from your room.
Why go: Napa River Inn is Napa’s highest rated hotel and it shows in the details – fresh pastries to your room every morning, rental bicycles, and an amazing location right in the middle of downtown Napa are just a couple of the highlights.Search rooms at Napa River Inn
A favorite for weddings, the Silverado Resort & Spa has an expansive property with tons of outdoor amenities, restaurants, outdoor fire pits and more. It’s a paradise property for getting outside and enjoying the weather.
Why go: 2 PGA championships golf courses, 10 swimming pools, 10 tennis courts, 30+ weekly fitness classes and a 16,000 square feet spa to startSearch rooms at the Silverado Resort & Spa
4. Andaz Napa
Andaz Napa is a Hyatt property located right in the middle of downtown Napa, so you can stroll right into downtown for great dining and shopping. There’s a great selection of amenities, including wine tasting, pool, spa treatments, and so much more.
Why go: For the regular live music or walking distance to the famous wine train tour!Search rooms at the Andaz Napa
5. Gaige House + Ryokan, Sonoma
Looking for a minimalist or more relaxing weekend? Gaige House & Ryokan in nearby Sonoma has meditation areas, fountains, zen gardens and a spa.
Why go: Shinrin-yuoku (forest bathing) which is a great way to get outdoors and connect with nature, in addition to private yoga sessions and private meditations. Bonus points for their pet pampering packages.Search rooms at Gaige House + Ryokan