Are you looking for a spot that renders you a great aura for relaxation and escape the cobwebs of monotony in this busy world? Well, Auberge Du Soleil is a resort and restaurant in the heart of Napa Valley, California famous for its serenity and tranquility. It’s all about wine, peace and beauty, situated in the Wine Country, it is a resort carved with deep admiration for nature. In 2013, it was ranked 5th among the top 10 resorts in the U.S by Condé Nast Traveler. Auberge Du Soleil offers the best accommodations and other amenities with high class spa and the award winning restaurant. Bonus, get to taste the best wine and also visit the best vineries in the Valley. There is also a wine club, a wine enthusiast can enroll for a membership and enjoy various benefits depending on the offers!
It is a spot to share your precious time with your loved ones in harmony and peace with nature. It has the award-winning restaurant influenced by French Mediterranean cuisine and one of the most rejuvenating spas that make use of high quality herbs and natural oils. Couples can enjoy a very warm and unforgettable honeymoon experience with the honeymoon package offered by the resort along with some special fragrant couple treatment from the spa! Couples can also take a class on Couple Loving Massage! It is a private class for the couple from the specially trained massage therapists where they can learn the art of giving and receiving the most nurturing massage with each other. The resort has the most beautiful sculpture garden with outdoor sculptures made of stone, bronze, steel, ceramic and wood carved by over 65 sculptors of California for both viewing as well as for sale alongside the meandering pathways amidst the olive trees in the 33 acre outdoor space.
To chill out and relax, La Plage pool and Cabana! Overlooking the Napa Valley, this sun- drenched pool offers sound relaxation for both your mind and body with the sip of classy and fine wines from the near-by winery or signature cocktails of the resort. The visitors are provided on initial arrival with spa water, umbrellas and eucalyptus infused towels. There are many poolside amenities available such as Wi-Fi, poolside soundtracks mixed by the DJ and poolside dining from the resort’s award winning restaurant!
All the accommodations have a touch of fine contemporary arts décor complemented with French doors and cozy furniture adding to the elegance of the place. They are categorized into Maison rooms, Maison Suites, Maison Calais, Maison Saint-Tropez and Private Maisons, starting from 500 plus square feet area rooms to 1800 square feet suites with different views such as garden view, valley view, hillside view etc with each of its own touch of comfort and luxury. You can reach the Auberge Du Soleil by road from the San Francisco international airport via the Golden Gate Bridge or the Bay Bridge as well as from the Oakland Airport, Sacramento Airport and Napa Valley Airport. It takes a maximum of 1 1/2 hours to reach the resort from the San Francisco International Airport.
You can also celebrate events and arrange for meetings in this lovely place with a wide range of menus offered by the catering service and choose the best option from a variety of choices. The event spaces are categorized mainly into seven: Cedar Room, Vista I, Vista II, Vista I & II, Maison d’Arbre, Terrace and La Pagode. The ceremony deck offers you the space and ambiance for a perfect wedding with a magnificent view of the vineyard. From a minimum of 10 to 120 guests can be accommodated in these spaces. The Cedar room is a 435 square feet, round hall draped with sepia stones and original artwork. It got its name as it is centered on a 100 year old Cedar trunk which gives it an elegant-royal yet rustic look. Vista I and Vista II can be combined to accommodate 120 guests. The stone fountain and the walls, with cedar columns and beams with the provision of adjustable lighting and French doors offer a great setting and decor for this venue. For a secluded and serene location, especially for a marriage proposal or private elopements, one can choose the La Pagode, which is tucked away deep into the olive trees that are centuries old and renders the most romantic aura to celebrate the special occasion. Maison d’Arbre is an exquisitely private dining space with a private stairway located above the main level of the hotel with French doors and windows opening up to a private deck. There are also private meeting rooms that can hold up to 50 executives.
Moving to the Dining section, the resort has three options – Restaurant, Bistro & Bar and private dining. This restaurant has the award winning menu and wine list and a cuisine influenced by the Mediterranean flavors and Napa valley’s rich ingredients – regional produce which adds to the aroma for all the delicious dishes served. If you like a fire-place dining ambiance, the Bistro & Bar is a good choice. You get to taste some of the finest wines with 40 wines by the glass right here. It also has a wrap-around deck area giving a panoramic view of the vineyards of Napa Valley. The sunset cocktail is something that no visitor should miss in this marvelous backdrop.