The Napa Valley area in California is infamous for its wineries and first-class hotels. Weekend getaways are very popular, and there are hundreds of wineries available to choose from, not to mention top-of-the-line hotels and fine dining establishments. The Auberge de Soleil is a wonderful option for those looking to experience beautiful views of the Napa Valley, but is also in search of luxury and comfort. Just conveniently up the road is the Rutherford Hill Winery, a wine-lovers delight. Treat yourself to a Napa Valley getaway and gorgeous scenery.
The Auberge du Soleil
The Auberge du Soleil which translates to “Inn of the Sun” in French, is a highly acclaimed luxury resort located in the prime Napa Valley location. Opening in 1981, Auberge du Soleil was the first fine-dining establishment in the Napa Valley, with the resort part to open a few years later. It offers fine dining, excellent champagne and wine, and a host of items to choose from to make your stay memorable. Packages are available such as “Wellness and Wine,” “A Taste of Napa,” or “A Culinary Escape” are just a few of the tailored packages offered to enhance your stay.
Amenities of the Auberge de Soleil
Amenities are a specialty of the Inn of the Sun, and have received rave reviews. The Auberge Spa offers lovely views awhile you are pampered. The La Plage Pool and Cabana offers a relaxing atmosphere under the California sun. Sip cocktails or try the local wines as you lounge about. The Shop Auberge offers items, apparel and sweet treats for purchase, and can ship your items home to you for the easiest shopping experience ever. The Auberge du Soleil Sculpture Garden and Gallery are open to the guests of the resort or by appointment. It is one of the most impressive displays of outdoor sculptures for your viewing pleasure and are also for sale. Located on the grounds of the Auberge du Soleil are sundecks, picnic areas, soaking pools, whirlpool, fitness center, and steam rooms for your enjoyment.
Accommodations for Your Stay
Rooms and suites are available for your stay at the Auberge du Soleil. Special items allow you to completely relax in the Mediterranean-style decorated rooms. Flat screen T.Vs, wine refrigerators, fireplaces, bath oils, candles, DVD players, and soaking tubs are just a few of the options you can find, depending on what luxury room you choose. Some have private terraces to gaze out on the lovely scenery of the Napa Valley. Italian linens, down bedding and duvets are provided in all the rooms for their treasured guests. Slip into a plush robe and slippers as you relax in comfort at a top-rated resort in the Napa Valley.
Fine Dining Experiences
The Auberge du Soleil originated as the first fine-dining establishment in the Napa Valley, and much still associate fine cuisine with the name today. House-made ingredients as well as local produce and ingredients pepper the menu, to the delight of your taste buds. The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil is a favorite among diners as the taste and wines reflect the elegance of the Napa Valley. The Bistro and Bar offers a more contemporary and relaxed atmosphere, where you can enjoy one of the 40 different wines offered by the glass. Sip your fine wine by the fireplace, or take in the amazing views of the surrounding area.
The Auberge Spa Experience
The Auberge Spa offers the ultimate relaxation services for your stay. Massages, signature treatments, facials, and body treatments sooth your skin and muscles while allowing an enjoyable experience. Try a signature treatment such as Auberge Attunement, which incorporates warm, herbal compress along with oils, are applied. Once the body is warm, stretches and deep tissue massaging assisted by warm and cool stones improve flexibility and ease your tensions away. The Auberge Head to Toe is a popular treatment involving a scalp massage, replenishing hair mask, and warm towel compresses prior to your exfoliating foot scrub. Custom bath amenities and spa products are available for you to purchase to continue the relaxation at home.
The Rutherford Hill Winery
Located just up the hill a short distance away from the Auberge du Soleil, is the well-known Rutherford Hill Winery. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the winery offers a variety of tours including a private tour and a cave tour. Tastings of the Rutherford wines are available, and are incorporated in many of the tours. Learn the distinct history of the winery beginning in 1972. Sample and learn about their famous Merlot, as well as their Cabernet Sauvignon, chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and several others. The house wine offered at the Auberge du Soleil is the Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay and Cabernet. Don’t forget to shop and purchase some of your favorite wines to take a sample of Napa Valley home with you.
Award winning Menu and Perfect Accommodations
Come experience the intimate hillside resort with award winning food and wine. The Napa Valley views greet you as soon as you step onto the property, making for an incredible and luxurious experience. Auberge has been treating its guests to a first class experience for 30 years, and is still highly recommended and reviewed. Lay by the attractive outdoor pool known as La Plage and its outdoor living room, offering large loungers and fresh cocktails and tasty wine to sip from. Don’t forget your visit to the famous Rutherford Winery just up the road to try some of the best Californian wine made. Indulge in spa treatments and try the best cuisine in the Napa Valley region, all with gorgeous views of the valley and surrounding areas.