Ojai Valley Inn & Spa Enchants With Serenity Season Events and Amenities
November 9th, 2015
OJAI, Calif. (November 10, 2015) – Serenity Season begins on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015, as Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, the ultra-luxe Five-Diamond luxury resort just 75 miles from downtown Los Angeles, unveils a collection of magical holiday experiences for couples, families, and spa and wellness enthusiasts. Festive offerings range from decorated in-room Christmas trees and personalized stockings, a Festival of Lights Hanukkah Celebration with nightly menorah lighting, candle light yoga, horse-drawn carriage rides, New Year’s Eve gala, and special seasonal spa treatments at the Spa Ojai. For kids of all ages, nightly cookie and milk will be delivered by Santa’s Elves, Mrs. Claus will hold special storytelling sessions, and The Artist’s Cottage will hold craft-making classes where you can create your own ornaments, wreaths and artisan holiday stationery to take home.
The most wonderful time of the year at Ojai begins with a sumptuous Thanksgiving Dinner in Olivella & Vine, and continues throughout December with:
- Turkey Trot 5K fun run
- Horse-drawn carriage rides
- Personalized and curated Christmas stockings and decorated in-room Christmas Trees (pre-order necessary)
- Elf cookie deliveries with warm cookies, cold milk and a special note from Santa
- Evening s’mores roasting
- Storytelling, hot cocoa and cookies with Mrs. Claus, and letters to Santa
- In-Room Gingerbread house decorating
- Holiday family movie and game nights
- Festival of Lights Hanukkah celebration with latkes and menorah lighting
- Candle Light Yoga
- Holiday ornament painting, wreath making and Japanese paper-making Orizomegami workshops
- Holiday cocktails such as Hot Buttered Rum, Pumpkin Pie Martini and Candy Apple Martini
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner at Olivella and Vine
- Ballroom Christmas Grand Buffet
- New Year’s Eve Dinner and Gala, and Mini-Gala for Children
Known for its effortless luxury, beautiful oak-studded grounds and soothing tranquility, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is an ideal setting for a holiday getaway. Guests booking the Winter Midweek Escape overnight package can enjoy Serenity Season activities in one of our graciously–appointed guest rooms with a complimentary room upgrade, in addition to a $50 daily resort credit, Spa Ojai day passes for up to two guests (treatments not included). The Winter Midweek Escape package starts at $329 and is available November 26, 2015 through February 28, 2016, based on availability. Reservations are required.
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Even before arrival, Serenity Season guests can go holiday shopping at Shop Ojai for everything from logoed golf shirts and house-made jams to plush robes and a stuffed toy version of the Inn’s Cockatoo mascot “Casper.”
About Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Nestled in the bohemian enclave of Ojai is the historic Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a luxurious retreat that has been one of California’s most revered destinations since opening in 1923. Located just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, the resort overlooks the unspoiled natural beauty of its mountain surroundings and celebrates the relaxed glamour of California’s past to create an unparalleled resort experience that is quintessentially Ojai. The resort turns the page to a new chapter this summer with the unveiling of a series of enhancements that further elevate the resort experience while remaining true to its authentic spirit.
Set on 220-oak studded acres, resort guests can indulge in an abundance of active and peaceful pleasures with a George C. Thomas designed golf course; soul soothing spa therapies at the 31,000 square foot Spa Ojai; instruction that encourages creative consciousness in the Artist Cottage; essential oil blending in the Apothecary; multiple pools and more than five dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual to fine dining. In 2015, the Inn was honored among the Condé Nast Traveler “Top 100 Hotels in the World” editor-selected “Gold List” and was selected by the Travel + Leisure readers as one of the “500 Best Hotels in the World,” affirming the Inn as a treasured destination that authentically combines the regions unspoiled spirituality with 21st century luxury.
For additional information and guest bookings, please visit www.ojairesort.com or call 1-800-422-6524.
Wendi Shapiro | Jennifer Evans Gardner | Melissa Ward
Murphy O’Brien Public Relations