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Luxury traveller Kim Kerr shares details of California’s newest 5-star luxury resort: The Luxurious Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley
One of the world’s leading luxury hotel brands, Four Seasons, have opened their first ever winery resort: the elegant Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley. Located in Calistoga adjacent the Elusa Winery and Vineyard, the resort offers guests a truly unique luxury winery experience.
Already ranking as one of the best luxury hotels in Napa,Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley boasts a variety of accommodation options among its 85 units. Popular choices include the spacious suites and standalone villas. Standard features include custom furnishings, bright décor, fitness equipment, fireplaces, private terraces, and great views over the winery and surrounding hills.
For those travelling as part of a larger group, consider booking the huge Estate Villa. Consisting of 3,400 sq ft of living space, this exquisite luxury villa is situated overlooking the vineyard and comes with indoor / outdoor living and dining areas, its own swimming pool, as well as garden.
Food & Drink Experiences at Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley
The resort’s amenities are also well-above the norm. Highlights include two outdoor swimming pools, fully equipped work out center, kids’ programs, and even a bocce ball court.
The resort’s culinary experiences are also above par. In addition to its immersive food and wine experiences, including ‘grape-to-glass’ tastings, and Michelin-starred dining courtesy of Executive Chef Erik Anderson in the resort’s TRUSS Restaurant + Bar. This contemporary fine dining experience features a French-inspired menu using local produce wherever possible – all with stunning views.
Other experiences include immersing yourself in a variety of tastings and tours of the resort’s wine-producing partner, Elusa Winery. This nearly 5-acre organic vineyard produces a number of wines that can be enjoyed in the resort’s restaurants, in your room, or through private tasting experiences that allow a behind-the-scenes look at the process from harvesting to bottling. Demonstrations of the vintners craft as well as fun question and answer sessions with the winemakers are also worth checking out.
World-class Spa Treatments and Unique Experiences
In need of a little pampering? Be sure to book a session at Spa Talisa. This high-end spa features numerous treatment rooms and offers a variety of therapeutic experiences. For a memorable spa experience, book an outdoors treatment on one of the spa’s private patios. Be sure to also indulge yourself in one of the must-do steam experiences.
Staff are on-hand to assist with a variety of other fun things to do, too. Bespoke family itineraries can even be created that take in the region’s fun Safari West attraction, while picnics and guided bike tours can also be arranged. Shopping experiences can also be arranged.
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Contributor Kim Kerr is a travel writer with an interest in luxury lifestyles, great food and wine, and fabulous spa experiences.