Discover Ojai, Press Release
February 1st, 2017
OJAI VALLEY INN & SPA DEBUTS DISCOVER OJAI, AN ELEVATED CONCIERGE CENTER
OJAI, CALIF. (February 1, 2017) – Today, iconic Southern California resort Ojai Valley Inn & Spa opens Discover Ojai, offering rich insight into the activities that comprise the legendary “Ojai” experience. With unparalleled access and abundant knowledge of the region’s renowned and hidden treasures, the Inn’s Discover Ojai Experience Planners are uniquely equipped to design and execute tailored itineraries for a “concierge 2.0” service that extends beyond the resort to bring the destination to life for its guests.
“Discover Ojai blends the concept of a destination visitors center with the traditional role of a resort concierge, ultimately providing the personal approach of creating custom itineraries for every guest stay,” said Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Chris Kandziora. “Our Experience Planners can arrange everything from your on-property spa and dining activities to private yacht excursions to wine and olive oil tasting – all curated personally under one roof for their ultimate convenience.”
Located adjacent to the resort aviary, the Discover Ojai space and its Experience Planners serve as a centralized hub to assist guests from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily in creating the one-of-a-kind experiences for which Ojai has become known, spanning adventure, body and soul, entertainment, art, food and drink, fitness and family.
Activity highlights include:
- Beekeeping and honey tasting
- Olive oil tasting, orchard and wine tours
- Sea cave kayaking at Channel Islands National Park
- Plein air watercolor painting and aroma custom blending at the Artist Cottage/Apothecary
- Hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing and golfing
- Spiritual counseling at Spa Ojai
Discover Ojai’s unique programming is designed to give guests an insight into the various cultures, arts, lifestyles, and cuisines of Ojai. Local wine tasting from various vintners will also be available. Guests may also build a complete itinerary online, here. An Experience Planner will contact guests within 24 hours to arrange all the details prior to arrival, or they may visit Discover Ojai throughout the day at their leisure.
To learn more, please visit https://www.ojairesort.com/recreation/ojai-california-activities.
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About Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Nestled in the bohemian enclave of Ojai is the historic Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a luxurious retreat that has been one of California’s most revered destinations since opening in 1923. Located just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, the resort overlooks the unspoiled natural beauty of its mountain surroundings and celebrates the relaxed glamour of California’s past to create an unparalleled resort experience that is quintessentially Ojai. The resort recently turned the page to a new chapter with the unveiling of enhancements that further elevate the resort experience while remaining true to its authentic spirit and include: the chic outdoor oasis, Indigo Pool; new signature restaurant Olivella and Vine; and the thoughtfully refreshed, historic Wallace Neff Heritage Bar.
Set on 220-oak studded acres, resort guests can indulge in an abundance of active and peaceful pleasures with a George C. Thomas designed golf course; soul soothing spa therapies at the 31,000 square foot Spa Ojai; instruction that encourages creative consciousness in the Artist Cottage; essential oil blending in the Apothecary; multiple pools and more than five dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual to fine dining, recognized by Wine Spectator with the 2016 Best of Award of Excellence. In 2015, the Inn was honored among the Condé Nast Traveler “Top 100 Hotels in the World” editor-selected “Gold List” and was selected by the Travel + Leisure readers as one of the “500 Best Hotels in the World,” affirming the Inn as a treasured destination that authentically combines the regions unspoiled spirituality with 21st century luxury. For additional information and guest bookings, please visit www.ojairesort.com or call 1-800-422-6524.
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Jennifer Evans Gardner | Melissa Ward |Christena Bruchey
Murphy O’Brien Public Relations