By Jon Bogart
“Come on… let’s go… let’s get away!” These words are often spoken, nowadays, while people are craving to go out, to travel, to explore the natural wonders that nourish and renew life’s inspirations. The ability to capture Old World style with today’s modern conveniences provides a treat for the senses. So, escape to Ojai – a coastal valley with arts, education, agriculture, and the human spirit. It’s just 82 miles northwest of Los Angeles and it exudes the warmth and grace of Tuscany and the South of France.
Chantico Inn & Suites reflects the character of the area with its mission-style stained glass windows, antique furnishings, fireplaces, private patios, and mountain views. Experience the nestling embrace of the east-to-west-laying, 10-mile-long Ojai Valley as you settle into your accommodations away from the big city.
Check off all of the amenities you look for in your lodging of choice. The Chantico & Suites is at the top of your list for the best location: close to top-notch restaurants, art galleries, wine tastings, and the exclusive Ojai Shopping Arcade – all nearby, a day or evening stroll away.
Start each day with a lovely continental breakfast with an array of treats, fruit drinks and bottled water to stay hydrated. Bring on the evening with a wine happy hour.
Note how you step out the door of your room to your gated, private patio, where you may choose to unwind as you wine, dine and catch the views. Venture up to the second level to check out even more views and relax, comfortably, on couches and wicker chairs. While inside your room, enjoy the cable TV with premium channels and WiFi internet. Keep good eats cool in the fridge, perk up with the coffee maker, relax in a Jacuzzi tub, or curl up in front of the fireplace.
Reap the benefits of the best of the best options that your stay at Chantico Inn & Suites provides. Spend some time taking a swim and relaxing at the pool, or exercise your options to explore hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, paragliding, or rock climbing.
Delight in the area’s natural hot springs, wineries, fishing, or a water park with a lazy river at the beautiful Lake Casitas. Check the Ojai events calendar for special getaway dates, including the Ojai Music Festival, Pixie Month, and more. Ojai promises a wealth of fun and social opportunities to delight your senses for all seasons.
Year-round, Ojai, California is a top travel destination, and Chantico Inn & Suites is your home away from home lodging destination for so many reasons and so many benefits. It’s pet friendly, too, and offers easy free parking.
Breathe in the pleasure of the anticipation of your Ojai getaway and the many benefits that await you at the inn. Return home with a refreshed and renewed outlook and a plan, once again, to get away to the Chantico Inn & Suites in Ojai, California.
406 W Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA 93023
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