In the News

  • Luxury Magazine, September 2016

    This Tuscan-style villa is tucked away amid the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa's 220 acres. The five-bedroom house was built in 2006 for guests of the resort's owners, and it recently became available for rent. 

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  • C Wedding, September 2016

    The Estate-cation Getaway allows guests to rent the resort owner's secluded estate. 

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  • Long Weekend in Ojai, August 2016

    Big Sur meets Santa Barbara in this laid-back Central California town 80 miles north of downtown Los Angeles and bordering Los Padres National Forest. Ojai’s population may be only around 7,500, but it’s bursting at the seams with lots of Zen—think farm-to-table menus, yoga, spas, hikes, and even local wines. 

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  • In Style Magazine, August 2016

    This quaint town of 8,000 people, just a 90-minute drive north of Los Angeles, has long been a laid-back refuge for artists, health gurus, and bohemians—a sunny getaway with avocado groves and yoga retreats, organic gardens, and ceramic studios...

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  • Could I Have That?, August 2016

    When compiling a list of my favorite California Summer destinations, Ojai was one of the first I added to the list...

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  • Glitter Guide, August 2016

    I can’t rave about this resort enough. Prior to staying there, I heard countless great reviews and it really lived up to the hype. It’s a beautiful resort that has a lot of fun activities and things to do with the kids...

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  • Bloomberg Pursuits, July 2016

    Hotels are racing to help you unwind. At least, that’s what you’d be led to believe if you’ve been following the flurry of wellness news that is suddenly dominating the high-end travel industry... 

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  • Departures Magazine, July 2016

    Meditation is the new “it” activity, with events like the Big Quiet’s “massive meditations for Modern People” in large...

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  • Passport To Friday, June 2016

    Is there anything bad you could possibly say about Ojai? This heaven in the hills an hour outside of Los Angeles feels like a whole other world and is truly a hidden oasis...

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  • Westways, June 2016

    Send a message in a bottle with a personalized fragrance from The Apothecary at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa…

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  • Los Angeles Times, May 2016

    This small town is brimming with big possibilities for activities...

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  • Architectural Digest, May 2016

    It’s one thing to pick a hotel for a vacation, but entirely different to choose one for an event, where you have to please a variety of guests, ensure great service, and find the right space to host the party...

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  • San Diego Magazine, May 2016

    The friendly, bucolic town 30 miles east of Santa Barbara checks the boxes for scenic landscapes, great food, and indulgent spa treatments...

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  • Travel + Leisure, May 2016

    A guide to cutting-edge treatments and where to book them...

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  • Town & Country, May 2016

    Spring marks the beginning of wedding season, and warmer temperatures produce incredible landscapes and farm fresh cuisine. Here are 7 properties that provide the ultimate backdrop for a stunning Spring celebration...

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  • Rally, April 2016

    Once upon a time, Palm Springs was the hottest destination in Southern California—and not just in terms of temperature...

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  • Forbes, April 2016

    Ah, the petite, sweet Ojai Pixie. What started out with Jim Churchill, known as a founding father for the easy-to-peel, seedless tangerine, encouraging a few of his farmer friends to grow Pixies in the late 1970s...

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  • Gentry Destinations, April 2016

    The famed Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has hosted countless celebrities, musicians, dignitaries, and politicians over the course of its storied history...

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  • Vogue, March 2016

    With longer days signaling the arrival of spring and the promise of exposed shoulders, arms, and legs on the horizon, you may suddenly find yourself taking stock of your post-winter body. Or, to put it another way, you’re only two short months from swimsuit season...

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  • Zagat, March 2016

    There's something special about Ojai. The beautiful valley enclave tucked in along the Topa Topa mountains in Ventura County is a haven for artists, spiritualists, spa-goers, golfers, hikers, nature lovers and anyone who loves a fantastic Ojai Pixie tangerine...

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  • SoCal Pulse, March 2016

    It’s always tempting to escape to Ojai. The relaxed community is less than two hours from L.A., but its blissful culture and poignant pink sunsets make you feel oceans away. This year, the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa gives you a few more reasons to make the trek up the 101...

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  • Our Ventura Blvd Magazine, March 2016

    If daylight saving time and warm temperatures have you thinking spring/summer, how about a trip to posh Ojai Valley Inn & Spa for the resort’s ongoing Wine Dinner Series? Most menus remain TBA, but Thursday's March Scribe menu includes seared red prawns, hand cut tagliatelle with duck sauce and roasted spring lamb chop with Scribe Cabernet Sauvignon (2013)...

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  • Afar Magazine, March 2016

    Ojai, pronounced oh-hi, is often touted as a bohemian corner of California. Tucked away only an hour-and-a-half from Los Angeles, Ojai is known for its unique “pink moment” sunsets, inventive farm-to-fork cuisine, and California’s favorite sport of wine tasting...

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  • Wall Street Journal, February 2016

    MUCH OF THE APPEAL of the best historic hotels—apart from having walls so thick you rarely hear the highly expressive snorer in the next room—is that they manage to preserve the elegance of a more gracious era while wooing you with modern comforts...

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  • Forbes, February 2016

    Olivella, the signature restaurant at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, is a destination within a destination. The Southern California resort popular with Hollywood celebrities, politicians and well-heeled families and couples, debuted its new eatery in 2015...

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  • VC Star, February 2016

    One of Ventura County's newest restaurants is the only one in the region to receive a AAA Four Diamond Awardrating this year from the Automobile Club of Southern California...

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  • Brides, February 2016

    Take a well-deserved break and escape to a romantic getaway, just the two of you, that will leave you feeling connected, calm, and ready for the (wedding!) fun that is to come...

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  • World Golf, February 2016

    The top-50 golf courses in the United States -- as determined by more than 121,000 reviews from avid golfers in 2015...

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  • Forbes, January 2016

    It is called Somadome and I guaranteed it will be your most unusual spa experience of 2016. With an illuminated dome that lowers over a reclining chair, it looks like a personal space capsule, and that’s essentially what it is: a private escape pod that lets you drift away using a combination of color therapy and binaural beat meditation...

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  • LA Times, January 2016

    If you want to stay in the best luxury hotels in Southern California, count the diamonds. AAA recently announced that 14 local hotels meet criteria for its top 2016 Five-Diamond Award...

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  • Vogue, January 2016

    When it comes to glamorous, indulgent hotels and spas, Hollywood’s golden era did it best. Whether to recharge between roles, evade the adoring throngs, or recover sleep lost to late-night escapades, the stars of yesteryear didn’t have to go far for a chic escape: They turned to the great purveyors of pampering in their own backyard...

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  • American Spa, January 2016

    Once best known in sprouted form thanks to a nationwide bout of ‘80s-era Chia Pet fever, ch-ch-ch-chia seed is currently enjoying a resurgence as a dietary darling and skincare superfood...

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  • World Golf, January 2016

    Unlike rankings published by various golf publications, which normally are geared toward architecture or history and conducted by a panel of industry insiders, the Golf Advisor top 50 is totally consumer driven...

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  • NBC Bay Area News, January 2016

    Sometimes a time-honored nursery rhyme deserves something of a topical twist or modern interpretation. In that spirit, many Californians are imploring wet weather to make itself comfortable 'round the state this winter, the better to build up that snowpack and bust some drought...

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  • Yahoo Travel, January 2016

    My friend Trisha lives in Los Angeles, Jackie lives in Dallas, and I am in New York City — basically, it’s hard to get together. So when Trisha suggested a girls getaway in Ojai, Calif., just 75 miles north of Los Angeles, Jackie and I jumped...

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  • Shape Magazine, January 2016

    Just outside the bright lights of Los Angeles, the Ojai Valley is home to its own special glow. It’s one of the only places in the world where you can experience the Pink Moment...

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  • 805 Living Magazine, January 2016

    What better way to ride out rainy weather than a stay at the fabulous Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. Two packages take advantage of the best of all the resort has to offer indoors, and both include a large signature Ojai Valley Inn & Spa umbrella to take home...

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  • Orange Coast Magazine, January 2016

    Whether you’re trying to keep a New Year’s resolution or need a healthy getaway, aim for Ojai, a community devoted to fresh food, fitness, and improving the mind-body connection...

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