Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

Experience refined luxury at Ojai Valley Inn and Spa: bespoke amenities, sustainable practices, and serene comfort in California’s enchanting valley.

Intro to The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

In the heart of California olive groves and orange orchards lie the enchanting Ojai Valley, where the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa stands as a beacon of refined luxury and serene escapism. Awarded a distinguished 27/30 LE Stars by Lusso Escapes, this gem encapsulates the essence of upscale comfort with its meticulously designed spaces, bespoke amenities, and a commitment to sustainability that resonates with the modern, discerning traveler. Here, history’s charm meets modern luxury, all wrapped up in an environment that speaks to those seeking both wellness and artisanship.

The Epitome of Luxury:

Perched amidst the rolling hills of Ojai, the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa is a sanctuary of luxury, offering a blend of historic elegance and contemporary comfort. With its lush, expansive grounds, this resort is a haven for those seeking privacy, exclusivity, and an array of world-class amenities, from the acclaimed spa to the gourmet dining experiences. Its dedication to sustainable practices and ethical luxury makes it not just a retreat, but a place where the discerning traveler can indulge responsibly.

What We Love:

  • The Ethos of Design and Comfort: Every space within the Ojai Valley Inn is a testament to luxury living, offering spacious, upscale accommodations where every detail has been thoughtfully curated to ensure your utmost comfort.
  • Unparalleled Amenities and Services: From the renowned spa with its wide range of treatments and serene atmosphere to the concierge services that cater to your every whim, the resort goes above and beyond to ensure your stay is nothing short of spectacular. Definitely a beautiful spot for a wedding!
  • Keeping up with Trends: Their new Farmhouse, a culinary event venue, offers guest chef highlight series, kitchen curators, and artists in residence, making it the ultimate artisan foodie paradise. 

What We Don’t Love:

While its secluded location is part of its charm, the remote setting might challenge those looking to explore beyond the valley, especially during the peak summer heat. However, this slight inconvenience is mitigated by the resort’s plethora of amenities and activities that ensure there’s always something enchanting to experience, right at your doorstep.

Wellness & Spa:

The Spa at Ojai Valley Inn is a haven within a haven. Here, wellness is not just a service but a journey. With an extensive menu that ranges from energy healing to traditional massages and innovative non-toxic nail services, the spa caters to every aspect of your well-being. The gym, equipped with the latest in fitness technology, offers a perfect balance for those looking to rejuvenate both mind and body. Combined with wellness and spiritual programs that engage and inspire, your journey to relaxation and renewal starts here.

LE Rating System Structure

1. Design and Comfort: 5 LE Stars

At the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, every corner, every space breathes luxury. With its spacious and high-end living spaces, the resort’s aesthetic appeal and architectural uniqueness stand unmatched. The attention to detail, quality of furnishings, and the sheer comfort of the accommodations make it a dreamlike experience for any guest. This impeccable design ethos reflects a commitment to not just luxury, but an immersive experience that captivates and pampers in equal measure. Talk about sleeping on milk and roses.

2. Amenities and Services: 5 LE Stars

Amenities at the Ojai Valley Inn are a testament to the resort’s philosophy of holistic luxury. From the expansive pools, state-of-the-art gym facilities, to the unparalleled spa services offering non-toxic nail services, energy, and spiritual healing, and renowned massages—the resort ensures a decadent array of options. The steam and sauna rooms, alongside the exclusive bathrobes and the spa’s calm atmosphere, contribute to an experience that’s deeply rejuvenating. We could drink their cucumber water for hours! It’s a sanctuary where every service is tailored to exceed expectations.

3. Dining and Cuisine: 4 LE Stars

Culinary experiences at the Ojai Valley Inn are a delightful journey through local flavors and gourmet excellence. While the resort shines with its support for local food and upscale dining options, it’s the desire for an even broader selection of pure, health-focused, and vegan options that leaves room for enhancement. Despite this, the dining ambiance, the Farmhouse and the quality of food remain impressive, reflecting the resort’s commitment to gastronomic excellence.

4. Location and Accessibility: 4 LE Stars

Nestled inland, 40 minutes from the coast of Santa Barbara, its a remote yet mesmerizing location in Ojai. The resort offers a unique blend of seclusion and accessibility. Its proximity to the town, walkable and bikeable routes, enhance the overall travel experience, especially in the temperate beauty of non-summer months. While summer’s heat may deter some outdoor activities, the resort’s location remains a gateway to both relaxation and adventure throughout the year. 

5. Exclusivity and Privacy: 5 LE Stars

Exclusivity is where Ojai Valley Inn truly excels, offering guests a private haven spread across a vast and meticulously maintained resort. With personalized services, private entrances, and adults-only areas, the resort embodies the essence of private, exclusive luxury, ensuring that every guest’s stay is both intimate and unforgettable. And, while we don’t particularly enjoy golf ourselves, the property is surrounded by a spacious beautiful course.

6. Sustainability and Ethical Practices: 4 LE Stars

Being a California establishment, it’s no surprise that Ojai Valley Inn has a commitment to sustainability and their ecological footprint. While the resort’s efforts in environmental conservation, community involvement and support of localization are commendable, there’s a shared aspiration for further initiatives, such as composting or other modern ideas, to bolster its sustainability credentials.


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