Explore the vast experiences below and create your custom itinerary list. Once you have built and complete your itinerary your personal Experience planner will contact you within 24 hours to arrange all the details of your trip.
Capture and take home the inspiring natural fragrances of the Ojai Valley by crafting your own handmade soy wax candle. Each guest learns the creative and scientific techniques behind the candle making process.
Thursdays and Saturdays at 2PM - 45 minutes - $45 per person (additional candles can be made for an extra charge)
Join us at the Artist Cottage during our Open Studio hours to practice your creative wellness on your own. Sample classes include:
Open studio hours:
Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday | 10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday | 10 AM - 3PM
Explore a day in the life of an apiarist with our new beekeeping and honey tasting experience. LEARN MORE
$150 per person.
Available daily. Each session runs approximately 90-minutes. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026 to book.
The only treatment of this type in the United States, we encourage our guests to experience the Kuyam (Koo-Yahm). Kuyam is a Chumash Native American Indian word which means “a place to rest together.” This treatment combines the therapeutic effects of self-applied cleansing desert clays infused with essential oils, intense dry heat, inhalation therapy and accompanied by a traditional Chumash narrative. Diffused low lighting, rich colors and Moroccan-styled tile chaises enhance this unique offering. Each communal session can accommodate up to eight women or men and a private Kuyam requires a minimum of two people per session
Ojai Valley Inn is proud to partner with Linus Bikes. Pick up a complimentary Linus bicycle and visit Libbey’s Market to build your custom picnic basket. Picnic blankets and map will help you find the perfect place and comfort.
Join renowned local Macramé artist, Sally England, as she instructs you on how to make your own beautiful macramé wall hanging for your home. Enjoy the therapeutic knotting process in the Artist Cottage using natural 100% cotton rope. All levels.
90 minutes | $125 per person
Please contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026 to reserve.
Each Saturday night from 6pm - 9pm will feature live music from local favorite Kevin James O'Brien under our 200-year-old oak tree. Music will be performed outdoors weather permitting.
SATURDAYS : 4:30PM - 5:30PM
Stop by Camp Oak as we offer a variety of crafts that you and your family can do together; from Sand Art to Ceramic Piggy-Bank painting or a Cuddle Creation. Each week we will offer something fun for your families to do. Fees will vary.
Escape with local pro-surfer Mary Osborne to revel in the surf, relax in the sun, and rejuvenate yourself through a local adventure, just 30 minutes from the Inn. Whether you’re a first-time surfer or expert looking to sharpen your skills, Mary’s thirteen years of professional teaching skills will ensure you have the adventure of a lifetime.
Join us at Jimmy's Pub to build your own Bloody Mary! Begin with the award-winning Hangar One vodka and customize this popular morning beverage with ingredients you crave. Spice it up with our Signature Bloody Mix, jalapenos, and hot sauces then garnish with pickled veggies, bacon, olives and more! Visit Jimmy's Pub on Saturdays and Sunday from 11 AM to 2PM for bottomless "Bloodys," $20 per person.
Somadome is a fully immersive experience that combines ancient healing practices with modern technology to promote stress relief, vitality and mind/body alignment.
Spa Ojai is pleased to launch a one-of-a-kind, self-contained pod that allows guests to experience a personal retreat. Somadome is a fully immersive experience that combines ancient healing practices with modern technology to promote stress relief, vitality and mind/body alignment. Combining LED Color Therapy, Binaural Beat Meditation and Crystalline Tiles, each 20-minute session can be a verbal or nonverbal meditation session.
Taste and tour amidst a scenic backdrop at two distinguished olive oil ranches located in the Ojai Valley.
For kids of all ages, embark on a customized treasure hunt, hand- painted and designed just for your family! Explore the grounds and be led by one of our camp counselors on an interactive and fun experience for all. Reservations required with 72 hours notice, please contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026.
Descent of Sulphur Mountain
This groomed, fire road descent on the ridge between the coast and Ojai drops nearly 2000 ft over 10 miles. The views are spectacular, the terrain is manageable for almost any rider and the ride is downright fun! The Mob Shop will lead you to the top and gravity will do the work on the way down.
Contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve this ride or other tours from The Mob Shop.
Ojai has been a spiritual destination since the time of the Chumash. Immerse yourself in the vortex energy of Ojai through this integrative journey to deeper healing. Using a customized, energetic approach, your practitioner utilizes vibration and sound therapy along with an indigenous plant ritual and subtle energy modalities to facilitate a true Ojai experience for your mind, body, and spirit.
It’s no secret that Bart’s is a bookstore unlike any other, attracting people from all over the world and gaining recognition for being the largest independently owned and operated outdoor bookstore in the U.S.A.. For years, Bart’s has offered a wide variety of rare and captivating books, hosting nearly one million books ranging from the thirty-five cent specials which line the outside walls and are still for sale on the honor system, to rare, out of print first editions, and art books valued in the thousands of dollars.
Experience an up-close glimpse into the exciting culinary scene in Ojai. Held on selected weekends throughout the year, guests will meet chefs, restaurant owners, and sample the best of Ojai’s creative cuisine.
What better way to bond then setting off to sea and wrangling in sea bass or tuna with your family? The Ojai Valley Inn partners with the leading charter group in the county for deep sea fishing excursions.
Add excitement and magnificent scenery to your day with a thrilling private helicopter tour of Santa Barbara, California.
Spend a few hours or a whole day aboard the yachts of your choice from The Santa Barbara Sailing Center. A US Coast Guard Certified Captain will guide your private group (up to 6 passengers) along the pristine Santa Barbara coastline. Experience the fun and magic of sailing as you simply enjoy the views, or feel free to help sail!
Contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026 or email@example.com for detailed information.
The rolling hills, endless vines, and ancient oaks make the Santa Ynez Valley one of the most scenic and beautiful wine destinations in California.
Enjoy the culinary offerings of Olivella surrounded by a dramatic wine library with carefully curated collection of hundreds of bottles from boutique vineyards the world over. Featuring a communal dining table that seats 14, our private wine room is lit by a contemporary chandelier of steel and glass and features dramatic artwork and coffered ceilings.
The Ojai Valley is home to several tasting rooms and Ojai wines. Options for by-the-glass wines, tastings, or full bottles. Ojai wines are wonderful gifts to share with friends and family, or a memorable item to commemorate your Ojai Valley vacation.
Located only a few miles away is the Lake Casitas Water Adventure. This seasonal water attraction features a lazy river, lagoon, waterfalls, slides and splash pads. Ask your Experience Planner for seasonality information and tickets.
In a setting as natural as Ojai, it is only fitting that it is home to one of America's premier Southern California golf resorts and championship golf courses. This 18-hole golf course plays 6,292 yards with a par 70, rating of 71.0 and a slope of 132. Your experience planner can arrange your tee time for you.
Each of our luxurious pool environments offer private cabana rentals as follows:
INDIGO POOL (Adults Only)
Indigo Pool Standard Cabanas -feature teak wood floors, two lounge chairs, small table with two captain chairs. Full day rental of the Cabanas are from 10:00am – 6:00pm is $150.00 plus applicable taxes Monday - Thursday.Friday-Sunday is $200 plus applicable taxes.Holiday Weekends (Fri-Mon) is $300 plus applicable taxes.Included in the rental fees are the following amenities:
Indigo Pool VIP Cabana - features a couch, two chairs, two lounge chairs, coffee table in an ultra-private environment. The Indigo Pool Cabana full day rental is from 10:00am – 6:00pm is $400 plus applicable taxes Monday - Thursday.Friday - Sunday is $500 plus applicable taxes.Holiday Weekends (Fri-Mon) is $600 plus applicable taxes.Included in the rental fees are the following amenities:
Indigo VIP Veuve Cliquot Cabana Package – Experience the ultimate in luxury with our exclusive Clicquot at Indigo Cabana Package. The VIP Cabana at our new adults-only pool will be outfitted by Veuve Clicquot and includes unlimited Veuve Clicquot champagne for up to 6 guests, Veuve gifts ranging from branded shades to luxurious Turkish towels and personal poolside butler service. Soak up the sun and indulge in this ultimate summer getaway!
The cost of the Clicquot at Indigo VIP Cabana Day Package is $750 plus applicable taxes.
Pixie Pool Cabanas- feature an expansive space with two lounge chairs a daybed and a small table, ceiling fan and ice chest. Full day rental of the Cabanas are from 10:00am – 6:00pm is $150.00 plus applicable taxes Monday - Thursday.Friday-Sunday is $200 plus applicable taxes.Holiday Weekends (Fri-Mon) is $300 plus applicable taxes.Included in the rental fees are the following amenities:
SPA POOL (Adult Only)
The Spa Pool Cabanas- feature three cushioned lounge chairs, ceiling fan, two tables.Full day rental of the Cabanas are from 10:00am – 6:00pm is $150.00 plus applicable taxes Monday - Thursday.Friday-Sunday is $200 plus applicable taxes.Holiday Weekends (Fri-Mon) is $300 plus applicable taxes.Included in the rental fees are the following amenities:
Explore our valley mountains with an exciting open-air jeep tour! Tailor your adventure specifically for families, wine lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and corporate groups alike. Your Experience Planner can help you arrange your tour.
The Ojai Valley Inn offers several resort shops:
Make a splash or just relax as we watch one of our favorite family friendly movies. Offered throughout the warm summer months at the Pixie Pool. Complimentary popcorn is served.
Spa Ojai offers a variety of yoga experiences as part of our Mind & Body Class offerings:
Yoga Flow: A gentle Vinyasa-style class that flows from one pose to the next; all levels welcome.
Hatha Yoga: Concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. Hatha yoga uses bodily postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation (dyana), with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind Hatha yoga postures also stretch and align the body, promoting balance and flexibility.
Yoga & Spin Fusion: Get a full body workout with cardio and flexibility built in. Warm up with a 20-min spin on the bike. Then transition to the mat for an active yoga flow.Yoga for Life: Yoga for all levels that stimulates breath, strength, balance and relaxation.
Take a cruise up the Southern California Coast or in the back roads of the Los Padres National Forest in style. Allow us to arrange your luxury car rental through Enterprise.
Climb aboard the Bella Luna Private Luxury 61 foot Yacht for an unforgettable adventure to the Channel Islands. Your Captain Paul Wolff and Crew will take you and your party of 6 or less on a private unforgettable voyage to the famous Anacapa Island, the closest Channel Island to the mainland of California. Don't forget your cameras! Dolphins, whales and sea life are everywhere!
Every Thursday night in the Wallace Neff Heritage Bar enjoy live music and garden driven, hand-crafted cocktail by our resident mixologist, Sam Gay. Each Friday & Saturday night under the Oak tree enjoy live music from local musicians. Sundays under the Oak tree enjoy some of the finest Bluegrass music.
Join us each Sunday morning at The Oak for Ojai’s best bluegrass while enjoying our famous champagne brunch. Selections include a raw bar, market-inspired salads, breakfast classics, carving station and dessert bar.
WhistlePig BBQ | VIEW MENU | July 1st
Stand up paddleboarding is the fastest growing ocean sport. It allows guests to enjoy incredible views of the city, mountains and ocean while enjoying a total body workout. Our experience planners can assist to reserve your ocean experience.
Experience the wonders of Southern California's most beautiful coastlines. Through habor or sea-cave kayaking tours available – tours depart daily at the Channel Islands Harbor and reservations can be arranged through our experience planners
Just off the Ventura coastlines are a chain of islands known as the Channel Islands. These beautiful, unspoiled islands offer unique opportunities to witness species of animal and plant life found nowhere else in the world. A visit to the islands allows a perfect day of hiking, bird watching, swimming, snorkeling and during some seasons, whale watching! Please call our Guest Concierge for more details.
From January 1st through April 30th whale watching takes place in the pristine water surrounding the Channel Islands National Park, just off the coast of Ventura and Santa Barbara. Gray Whales, Humpback Whales, Blue Whales, Orcas and about 25 other species of whales and dolphins have been identified within the waters of the Channel Islands National Marine sanctuary.
The Ojai Valley Inn partners with ‘Trails by Potter’ which can outfit you on a rock climbing experience along the Topa Topa mountain range.
Lake Casitas is widely recognized as one of the top bass fishing lakes in the country. The Ojai Angler is your guide to a fishing journey that is sure to be memorable.
The charming town of Ojai offers public transportation reminiscent of a bygone,relaxed era- guests may take a leisurely trip downtown to shop, explore galleries, eateries and wine tasting rooms. The trolley departs every hour on the 44th minute from the Bell stand from 6:44 am – 8:44 pm. On Saturdays and Sundays the trolley departs every EVEN hour on the 44th minute.
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The Ojai 118th Annual Tennis Tournament
April 25-29, 2018
Ojai Art in the Park
May 26 & 27, 2018
Ojai Music Festival
June 7-10, 2018
Ojai Wine Festival
June 10, 2018
June 30, 2018
August 5-12, 2018
35th Annual Ojai Studio Artists Tour
Topa Topa Folk Festival
October 20, 2018
18th Annual Taste of Ojai
October 21, 2018
Ojai Film Festival
November 1-11, 2018
22nd Annual Ojai Holiday Home Look-In
Explore four luxury pool experiences sure to please all of our resort guests, from our family-friendly Pixie Pool full of excitement and pool games, to our exclusive adult's only Indigo Pool & Bar offering a luxurious environment of pure relaxation. For a relaxing environment, visit our Serenity Pool & Fitness Pool located at Spa Ojai. Private Cabanas are available at each so add to your itinerary if you would like to request a private cabana arranged for you.
Voted as one of the ‘Top 50 Tennis Resorts’ by Tennis Magazine, Ojai Valley Inn is the ideal Southern California tennis resort for anyone that wants to improve their game or just have fun. Private, Semi-Private, Group lessons available as well as Court reservations all can be arranged by your experience planner.
Ojai is a mecca for creative artists with several galleries and private studios. Our expert Experience Planners at Discover Ojai are delighted to guide you to galleries based on your interests.
Every Sunday visit Ojai’s Certified Organic Farmer’s Market downtown Ojai. Walk or bike to the market and explore some of the finest valley grown fruits,vegetables, local honey and endless artisan offerings.
We invite you to awaken your senses to alternative spiritual explorations while traveling a path to find your true self. Our resident spiritual guides offer a variety of sessions and classes. Please visit Spiritual Wellness for more information. To reserve a session, please contact Discover Ojai at 805.640.2026.
Pick up your house made S’mores kit at Libbey’s Market and visit the fire pits outside of Libbey's or in the Wallace Neff Courtyard to roast marshmallows and make memories with the entire family.
Experience trail rides through the foothills of the Topa Topa mountains. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, our trail riding company can tailor the experience that best suits your skill level.
In addition, explore mindfulness, intuition and inner clarity with Equine Facilitated Learning teacher, Andrea Gaines.
The Ojai Valley is home to some of the most dramatic hiking trails in Southern California. Our team of experience planners is here to guide you on the journey that best fits your aerobic desire. Private guided hikes are also available.