Treebones Resort

Treebones Resort
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71895 Hwy. 1
Big Sur, California 93920
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Reviewed by Heather Hansen

From the relaxed-on-the-outside, elegant-on-the-inside yurts to the rugged beauty of its Big Sur locale, Treebones is California dreamin' at its best. Each of the 16 spacious über-tents boasts polished pine floors, over-stuffed comforters, and skylights perfect for star-gazing. Guests lounging in Adirondack chairs on redwood decks have breathtaking views of the sprawling resort grounds and dramatic coastline.

Nearby Julia Pfeiffer-Burns State Park offers endless hiking to

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Recreation & Amenities
Hiking,Kayaking,Wildlife/Nature Programs
Gateway Town
Closest Airport
An eco-friendly lodge, Treebones Resort uses clean-burning, energy-producing turbines to heat the pool, hot tub, and flooring in each room.

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Parks and Outdoors Review of Treebones Resort

By Away Travel Expert : Ann Marie Brown
Parks Expert Favorite
Parks Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5
Recommended for:
Birding,Camping,Saltwater Fishing,Scenic Drives,Whale Watching
Parks and Outdoors Expert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • If you have kids who just can't settle down before bedtime, reserve the family-style yurt that has a ping-pong table inside.
  • Come prepared with a cooler and plenty of snacks and drinks; the nearest grocery store is a long drive away. The resort serves a barbecue dinner every evening, but otherwise, food choices are limited. The only breakfast option is make-your-own waffles, and is included in your stay.
Compared to its neighbors to the north and south along the Big Sur coast, Treebones Resort is a completely unique lodging concept. It doesn't fit the Big Sur mold as it is neither a cluster of ancient redwood cabins nor a posh spa resort. Instead, Treebones consists of 16 yurts (roughly a cross between a tent and a cabin), a half-dozen campsites, a 3,500-foot main lodge building, and an outdoor pool and spa, all perched on a grassy bluff 500 feet above the Pacific Ocean. This is some piece of

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