The Inn, one of Travel + Leisure's and Conde Nast Traveler's top hotels in the world, is currently offering a once-in-a lifetime ‘Romance on the North Coast Package.' This popular package was introduced last year and has been upgraded this year to include some additional bells and whistles, such as the use of a Porsche Carrera 911 Cabriolet.
This four-day, three-night experience begins with pickup in the Bay area by a personal driver who will transport you up to the Brewery Gulch Inn and the coastal town of Mendocino. After check-in at the main lodge, your driver will take you across Smuggler's Cove to the gated community of Chapman's Point.
There, on an ocean-front, 5-acre parcel, rests the Cottage at Serenity Point, a 700 square foot retreat from the world. And in the driveway, a 1999 Porsche 911 Cabriolet stands ready for your use while in Mendocino. Inside your cottage, a gift basket from the Inn, a bottle of Roederer's L'Ermitage sparkling wine accompanied by two custom-crafted commemorative flutes, and a large arrangement of local flowers will confirm that this will be anything but an ordinary vacation. The included dinner that night will be at Mendocino's noteworthy Cafe Beaujolais.
Each morning, pop up to the Inn for breakfast before beginning your day of adventure. Your first full day will feature a visit to the nearby Anderson Valley, which will include behind-the-scenes tastings at several wineries and a private lunch at one of the vineyards. Dinner that evening will be at the Ledford House, where French country cuisine, live coastal jazz and a heart-stopping view of the Pacific will set the tone for romance.
The next day will feature a private, guided horseback ride through a spectacular old-growth redwood forest, followed by time on your own to explore the picturesque village of Mendocino. Later that afternoon, in the privacy of your cottage, you will be visited by two masseuses who will provide you with an ensuite couples massage overlooking the Pacific. Following your massage, you will enjoy a private, 5-course dinner with local wine pairings prepared and presented in your cottage by Brewery Gulch Inn's celebrated chef, Scott Allen.
On the last day of your stay, following breakfast, your driver will pick you up at the Inn and transport you back to the Bay area.
The cost of this all-inclusive package is $10,000 per couple.
If you happen to have fallen in love with the provided transportation and you'd like to take the 1999 Porsche Carrera 911 Cabriolet home with you (with less than 26,000 miles on it), you can drive it away for an additional $25,000.
For more information on the package, which is sure to please even the most discriminating of travelers, please visit http://www.brewerygulchinn.com/once-in-a-lifetime/romance-on-the-north-coast.htm.