Tenaya Lodge, California
Nestled in 75 forest-filled acres in the California High Sierra, Tenaya Lodge is an ideal base to explore Yosemite National Park and the Southern Sierra. Located just a couple of miles from the park's south entrance and about an hour's scenic drive from Yosemite Valley, home to masterpieces including El Capitan, Half Dome and Bridalveil Falls.
This spacious resort offers accommodation in the main lodge as well as delightful cottages in the grounds, and a selection of cabins a few minutes along the road. Lodge Rooms are comfortable and well-appointed, some offer great mountain views and private balconies, whilst Lodge Suites offer more space and a little more luxury. But our favourite place to rest your head has to be the charming cottages dotted amongst the pines just a short walk from the main lodge. Cosy fireplaces, outdoor sitting areas and the glorious forest scent makes for a memorable Yosemite experience! Those looking for a little more space and privacy will love the contemporary Explorer Cabins, located just along the road but within easy access of Tenaya Lodge's many amenities and activities. Each cabin features two bedrooms, a living room, simple kitchen facilities and a porch... the ideal place to relax and soak up the forest and mountain vistas! Explorer Cabin guests also have access to the central Explorer Lounge and communal firepits. Families are very welcome at Tenaya and there are a variety of rooms and suites to suit every family.
Dining at Tenaya is an impressive affair with an array of restaurant options... from intimate fine dining at Embers with its central limestone fireplace and log cabin style, to a more relaxed experience at Jackalopes Bar & Grill where hearty burgers, healthy salads and delicious grills are the specialities. The outdoor area overlooking the pool gives guests an al fresco option to enjoy their mountain fare. Open seasonally, Timberloft Pizzeria, just a short walk away near the cottages, is a firm favourite with adults and kids alike. Back in the main lodge, Harvest & Grounds Deli is the perfect place to grab a light snack and a coffee to go. Come evening, soak up the peaceful mountain air and the star-filled sky with a drink from Jackalopes Bar as you sit round the fire BBQ and toast your S'mores!
Anyone staying at Tenaya is surely here to enjoy the outdoor life and the majesty of nearby Yosemite. Mountain biking, hiking, waterfall walks, archery and horseback riding are all on the doorstep. Yosemite Valley is less than an hour away with a plethora of hiking, kayaking, biking, stargazing, photography classes and ranger talks waiting to be discovered. A hidden sanctuary below the main lodge, Ascent Spa is the perfect place to end your day and sooth tired muscles! As night falls, the lack of light pollution here makes this a great place to spot the milky way and shooting stars!
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