This is where we put the 'important' stuff for you to know (be sure to see our new 'smoking' policy).
Cabins and Suites with 2 beds can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons. We do NOT have roll-away beds or cribs. (Yes, really and truly, we don't have them. Even if we did there would not be floor space for one in most of our units.)
Guests are welcome to arrive between 3pm and 10pm when the office closes. Please call ahead to arrange for a late arrival. Guests arriving between noon and 3pm may use the pool while waiting to check-in. Guests wishing to check-in to their accommodations prior to 3pm may, depending upon availability, do so for an additional charge - see Half Day Rates below. [Note: if you will be arriving prior to 3pm please do not plan to have access to a refrigerator prior to 3pm. We do not have room in the resort's kitchen fridge for your groceries.]
Half Day Rates: Occasionally we can acommodate arrivals prior to noon, or extremely late check-out. Check with us directly for more details as this is only arranged within 24 hours of the date desired and is at management's discretion and only in conjunction with overnight reservations. If you ask about hourly rates, we promise to be rude and indiscreet.
Check out is at noon. For a later check-out please contact the office prior to noon. Half-day rates (use of the unit until 6pm) can occasionally be arranged when available. Guest are welcome to use the resort until 6pm on their day of departure at no additional charge.
Rates include our version of a Continental Breakfast: Coffee, orange juice, tea, hot chocolate, our home made granola, and fresh fruit. On weekends and holidays we also make muffins (we're famous for them)!
We require a 2 night minimum stay on weekends (all year). Special Event and Holiday weekends often have 3-5 night minimum stays. Holiday and event weekends are listed by month on our "Policies" page.
We are an adult resort. Persons under age 18 must be under adult supervision (yes, that means you are right there with them) all the time. Persons under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
We are a SMOKE-FREE resort. Translated that means you can only smoke in the beautiful circle of redwood trees in the center of our front parking area. This area is furnished with tables, chairs, ashtrays and ambiance for your smoking pleasure. Smoking in any other part of the resort violates several Sonoma County (where we are) laws. Don't make us go all Mommie Dearest on you about this. Oh, and before you ask... this applies to ANYTHING smoked. Medicinal or not. It's all about second hand smoke, not the substance smoked. (Perhaps you'll want to look at the baked goods for your next trip.)
Quiet (as in peace and): Quiet hours are 10pm until 9am. We don't allow disruptive partying. We don't allow radios, CD players, ipods, etc. anywhere at the resort unless you are using earbuds. Basically, our returning guests come back because it's quiet and relaxing. We protect their interests. If you are looking for the disco ball party place, we are happy to make referrals.
Pool: Our pool is open and heated to 80o F from 8:30am to 10pm during the Summer Season (that's May 1 through September 30). The rest of the year the pool is available as a refreshing cold plunge. Many of our guests enjoy sunbathing around the pool and lawn area at all times of the year as our temperate climate produces balmy days in the low 70's even during January!
Forest creatures: We are in a heavily wooded area. There will be critters. Generally they mind their own business, stick to the outdoors and it all works out well. Occasionally we'll have visitors. Generally nobody likes sharing their room with a bug or spider and it doesn't happen often, but when it does the office will be happy to evict the offending party. We don't use pesticides as we want to encourage beneficial insects (butterflys and honeybees) and spiders are the good guys (unless they are hiding in my shower at which point all bets are off). Mosquitos: Not a huge problem, but we usually see them around cocktail time. We have spray at the office for those tasty folk in need. Final word: If you have a serious phobia about bugs you may wish to re-think your desire to come and stay in the countryside.