The Carneros Inn: Ditching the S.F. fog for a quick summer getaway just an hour away

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While the Bay Area shines warmly and brightly for some locals, the rest of us are left to cool our heels in the San Francisco fog, dreaming of Indian summer months away. A top trick to dodge the San Francisco fog is to make a fun and sunny getaway to The Carneros Inn, the ideal luxury wine country destination with breathtaking vineyard views and five-star amenities. Just an hour from San Francisco yet worlds away from the city’s summer blues, The Carneros Inn offers its guests everything they need to enjoy a warm-weather vacation right in their own backyard, including:

PAMPER: The SPA at The Carneros Inn gets its guests ready for the pool with manicures, pedicures and exfoliations.

SHOP: Left a summer essential at home? MARKET has fabulous TOM’s sandals, bathing suits and hats for the perfect summer look, as well as bag lunches for an impromptu picnic.

LOUNGE: The Carneros Inn has its guests covered with free sunscreen at the palm-lined pool area, which includes an infinity edged lap pool, hot tub, cabanas and children’s pool.

EAT: Poolside noshing, courtesy of The Snack Shack at Otto’s Pool, includes a selection of snacks including Mediterranean Olives, Marcona Almonds, Hummus with Pita and Vegetables; sandwiches and salads including Eggplant Panini, Fish Tacos, Chicken Paillard Salad, Kobe Burger and more; as well as ice cream, thirst quenchers, fresh fruit smoothies, cocktails, bubbles and wine.

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MOVE: Guests who like to round out their lounging with a bit of exercise are welcome to ride the community bikes at The Carneros Inn or take off on a scenic vineyard walk or run.

LISTEN: As afternoon turns to evening, guests can bask in Napa Valley’s golden sunsets to the sounds of local artists performing at the outdoor Pavilion at FARM, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

WATCH: Staying over the weekend? Guests can enjoy a special summertime movie experience at Moonlight Movies, featuring a great selection of films beginning at 8:45 p.m. at The Carneros Inn.

STAY IN: Of course, all guests of The Carneros Inn can relax in the serenity of their private deck and garden. What’s more, guests of The Carneros Inn Harvest Cottages have the added bonus of enjoying their own outdoor shower.

GO OUT: Should guests care to step out and experience the greater Napa Valley, The Carneros Inn’s fabulous concierge staff is standing by to create a personalized itinerary for guests.

Starting rates at The Carneros Inn are $475/night; starting rates at The Harvest Cottages at The Carneros Inn are $585/night.

Read more about The Carneros Inn on pages 105-109 of our current issue (click here)