Cambria California, located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is a beautiful seaside village to which many vacationers travel each year. The village offers a vast array of recreational activities, including hiking, bicycling, surfing, swimming, and kayak fishing tours. Those planning a vacation to this intriguing area should consider booking reservations at the beautiful Cambria Pines Lodge.
The Cambria Pines Lodge is a fully equipped establishment offering something for everyone. Located on a lush, green property featuring shrubs and flowering botanicals, one can enjoy a relaxing nature walk, swim in the Lodge's heated pool, or spend the afternoon in the Sojourn Day Spa.
Private hiking trails are also available to visitors, and the establishment features a sand volleyball court that is open year-round. Those who enjoy vigorous walking may wish to make their way to Cambria Village by descending the stone staircase that leads down the side of the mountain on which the Lodge is situated. Made up of 250 steps, trekking to the Village and back via this route is a great cardiovascular workout. Many visitors have stated in reviews that the hike is great therapy for those who need to counteract the effects of a stressful lifestyle.
Many vacationers also find the Fireside Lounge a great place in which to relax and unwind. Featuring nightly entertainment, a fun and friendly atmosphere, and delicious cocktails, the Fireside Lounge is a terrific area to socialize with other guests or enjoy an intimate conversation.
Cambria Pines Lodge also boasts extensive gardens featuring ancient pine trees, secluded pathways, and outdoor dining areas. Divided into sections such as herbal gardens, flower gardens, and areas featuring sculptured shrubs, virtually any guest will find something appealing on the generous grounds of the establishment. Visitors can also take a tour of the Lodge’s renowned organic kitchen gardens and the Cambria Nursery, the latter of which is also located on property. Visitors are welcome to take pictures of the gardens to get ideas for their homes' landscapes. Additionally, reviews written by artists indicate that a hike to the top of the pine forest to search for inspiration for new paintings or sketches is a popular activity among such individuals.
A Great Wedding Destination
Cambria Pines Lodge is also an outstanding location for a wedding. Beautifully landscaped areas are provided for such ceremonies, and couples have their choice of an outdoor or indoor reception. For groups of 50 to 200, the Gazebo Garden is perfect. It features a stepping stone aisle surrounded by colorful flowers.
Those who prefer a more intimate wedding may wish to exchange vows in the White Garden. The latter is a traditional Victorian garden featuring shrubs and pink and white flowers. The area seats approximately 40 people. Evening weddings can also be held at the Gazebo Garden amid twinkling lights which decorate the many trees on the surrounding property.
Rooms and Suites
Travelers are usually quite pleased to discover they have a broad range of choices regarding accommodations. One of the most popular is the Deluxe Two Room Suite that sleeps two people. Each unit features a king size bed, living room fireplace, and private patio or balcony. Larger suites are also available, which comfortably sleep six people and also feature private decks, fireplaces, and separate bedrooms.
The establishment's newest accommodations are called Superior Rooms, and comfortably sleep up to four adults. They feature two queen size beds, a living area with a mechanical fireplace, a desk, and an easy chair.
Fireplace Rooms have a forest view, which is quite popular with many patrons of the Lodge. These units are all equipped with the fireplaces after which they are named, and wood is supplied upon demand. These units are perfect for those who prefer a forest view, and the scenery is spectacular, regardless of the season in which one chooses to travel.
Those vacationing on a budget will be happy to discover that standard rooms are also available, which are every bit as comfortable as the larger units referred to above. Standard rooms feature two queen size beds and are conveniently situated directly across from the Main Lodge and Fireside Lounge.
In addition to comfortable and tasteful accommodations, travelers also have their choice of packages that include dinner and wine on each night of their stay, as well as breakfast for two every morning. Additional packages are also available, such as those that include tickets to local activities and attractions or spa services for each member of the party. Guests are encouraged to make reservations in advance in order to avoid being shutout, as the Lodge typically books to capacity very quickly. Ultimately, anyone who chooses to spend time at the Cambria Pines Lodge is sure to have an unforgettable vacation.