WHALE WATCHING PACKAGE
Book your stay of 3 or more nights at the Inn at Newport Ranch this spring with our Whale Watching Package, and let us coordinate the whale watching adventure of a lifetime!
With 2100 pristine acres to explore and more than a mile and a half of private bluff front, there’s no better place to spot the annual migrating gray whales this spring than the Inn at Newport Ranch on the rugged Mendocino coast!
Let us whisk you away to a private fireside picnic at our signature coastal site, Council Bluff, complete with lunch for 2 and a thermos of Chef Alena’s house-made hot-chocolate and marshmallows. Bring your binoculars and blanket (or borrow ours) and snuggle up for an afternoon of watching the water and waiting to wave at the passing whales with their offspring!
This package also includes a private 2-hour Whale Watching tour with Telstar Charters, launching from Noyo harbor in Fort Bragg, CA, along with a handy snack-pack of house-made ginger treats to enjoy along your ocean voyage.
Upon returning to the Inn, unwind from the afternoon outing with a 60-minute spa appointment for each of you in our Fireside Spa, and then cheers the day’s adventures with house-signature Gray Whale cocktails fireside at the Main Inn.
Forage for Incredible Edibles
Break out your wellies and prepare to learn about the joys of Fall Food Foraging with a guided mushroom tour on our stunning 2000 acre private ranch. Package includes a four hour educational UTV excursion of the ranch, while scavenging for delicious edible mushrooms. Following the scavenger hunt, a mushroom themed picnic lunch will be served fireside with wine and tea, as well as the option to create and inoculate your own “mushroom log” to take home with you. Follow up with a mushroom infused dinner. Package is subject to service charge and taxes.
The Perfect Proposal
You’ve found the perfect person; now you just need the perfect location to pop the question! Book a romantic getaway at the Inn at Newport Ranch and let us coordinate the afternoon of a lifetime for you and your significant other! Included in this package is a seasonal arrangement from our garden florist, along with rose petals, house-made bonbons and local sparkling cuvee to be enjoyed ensuite on arrival or staged at a location and time of your choosing. During your stay enjoy a 2-hour guided UTV tour of the property stopping along the way for a private fireside picnic lunch at our coastal-view Council Bluff or the meadow at Camp David. We also arrange a private 1-hour photoshoot with our trusted local photographers to capture the proposal and couple’s photos around the property (includes post-edit and access to high-resolution downloads). After all the excitement, relax and unwind over a seasonal prix fixe dinner for 2. The details and locations can be customized based on your preferences and desires. Our talented staff cannot wait to help coordinate your perfect proposal.
Looking for a quiet couple’s getaway before welcoming a new little one to the family? Plan your 2 night or more stay at the Inn at Newport Ranch, and add our Babymoon package for the ultimate unwind! Included with this package – A special welcome treat in your room or suite on arrival, including hand-made bonbons, an arrangement of seasonal flowers, non-alcoholic sparkling and other surprises! Dinner for 2 one evening of your stay. A picnic lunch enjoyed on our ocean view lawn or at one of our stunning picnic benches. An afternoon couple’s massage in our Redwood Spa – a 60 minute prenatal and a 60 minute Swedish. 1-hour photoshoot with one of our talented and trusted local photographers to capture couple’s portraits at any location around our property. (Includes post-edit and access to high-resolution downloads).
REDWOOD RAILBIKE ADVENTURE
All aboard for a railbike adventure through the redwoods! Book your 2-night stay at The Inn at Newport Ranch and add our Railbike Adventure for a truly magical experience. We’ll reserve your railbike at the Skunk Train Depot and pack your picnic for two. Mosey down the rails along the world-famous Redwood Route; you’ll make your way along scenic Pudding Creek and cross over majestic wooden trestle bridges, as you journey into the heart of the ancient redwoods of Mendocino County. When you reach the stop at Glen Blair Junction, disembark for a leisurely stroll and enjoy your picnic in the redwoods.
From your pad to our pad (helipad that is). The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Eliminate hours of driving on curvy roads and arrive at the ranch in style and in record time. We are proud to announce our partnership with the world-class team at Butterfly Aviation offering convenient and safe helicopter taxi services from major Northern California airports. Skip the winding roads and opt for an aerial tour of vistas and vineyards as you make your way in luxury to the Mendocino Coast. While you can easily spend your entire stay at the inn without venturing off-property, we are happy to arrange a rental vehicle upon request.
RESTORATIVE WELLNESS RETREAT
Plan your escape to restore the soul at the Inn at Newport Ranch this season and add our Wellness Retreat for an unforgettable healing experience. Immerse yourself in the powerful and restorative beauty of nature and deepen your connection with yourself and your environment. Book a stay in one of our unique guest accommodations, each an architectural wonder designed to complement the natural beauty of the rugged Mendocino Coast. Begin the day with a private 75-minute yoga practice surrounded by coastal wonders. Escape into the redwood forest for a 2-hour guided walk using visual and breath meditation to activate your senses and re-establish your connection to nature. The benefits are calming, restoring, immunity boosting and stress reducing. Includes fireside tea ceremony. Afterward, return to the Inn and unwind with a 60-minute Swedish massage for each of you in our Redwood Spa. Minimum 2 night stay.
WINTER STORM WATCH
Enjoy the dramatic skies and soaring seas of the rugged Northern California Coast during our winter storm season. Colder weather creates some of the most memorable skies and ocean vistas on the Mendocino Coast, so you are easily torn between exploring and staying warm in luxurious comfort at the Inn at Newport Ranch. Walk-in fireplaces, locally sourced cuisine, cozy living spaces all create an environment for you to unwind while taking in the dramatic magic of storm season. Socially distance while on a hike in the great outdoors along our 1.5 miles of coastline and 2000 acres of timber preserve. Then relax with a hot rock massage and finish your day by curling up with a pile of books for an afternoon of pure relaxation.
- Hot rock massage (60 minutes)
- Custom created hot chocolate with home-made marshmallows (Epic. Truly)
- Dinner utilizing foraged and winter garden bounty
- Happy Hour with “Dark and Stormys”, Mendocino Wine and bites
- 10% off on room rates