Nestled on nearly 500 acres, surrounded by the rolling foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains, Carmel Valley Ranch is an idyllic destination for group meetings and retreats. The resort features an impressive diversity of event space, including outdoor and nontraditional choices such as manicured lawns, sunny patios, intimate gardens and the 19th green for tented occasions. Within the Lodge, several ballrooms offer a relaxed elegance complimented by state-of-the-art technologies and high-speed Internet connectivity. The resort’s catering and event design experts offer assistance with all the elements of entertaining – from designing a theme and choosing a setting, to event execution. Located within the newly renovated Clubhouse, the restaurant features foods infused with locally grown ingredients and produce, creating a platform for a uniquely Californian twist. Whether attending a corporate retreat or celebrating a special occasion, guests will relish a truly exceptional culinary experience complemented by approachable service and comfortable surroundings.