Northern California is home to two of my favorite destinations, Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley. Each are unique in their landscape, their wines, and experiences, with the best part being that the two iconic wine regions are only 40 minutes apart.
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When Farmhouse Inn and Meadowood Napa Valley partnered together to do the “Best of Both Valleys” package, I was incredibly excited to experience two destinations I adore. The “Best of Both Valleys” package this year has a brand new “Relax. Detox. Energize.” program for four nights that includes an array of activities at each hotel. After testing it out this past month, it was an incredible journey in the wellness program at both Farmhouse Inn and Meadowood Napa Valley.
I decided to do detox as the focus of my Wellness in Wine Country program, checkout what I got up to during the four nights:
Picking up our car at Enterprise, we took the short drive to Sonoma Valley. We kicked off the stay at Farmhouse Inn, somewhere that has become very dear to my heart over the past few years (see this post and this post). The Farmhouse Inn feels like you’ve stepped into a modern farm, where redwoods line the views and vineyards sprawl over rolling hills. Tucked back off the road, the Farmhouse Inn has 25 rooms, each designed beautifully with bright whites and rustic decor.
We checked into the King Deluxe room as part of the “Relax. Detox. Energize.” package, a beautiful room with a seating area, walk-in closet, spa bathroom, and deck! The room was all set with the amenities that are part of the package: a healthy snack, a park map, in-room yoga equipment, and a body scrub. With everything needed to begin detoxing, the rest of the day was spent unwinding, taking a soak in the tub, and enjoying time by the fireplace. It’s the kind of place that instantly puts you at ease, making it the ultimate retreat.
The next morning, we headed to breakfast (one of my favorite parts of staying at Farmhouse!) and enjoyed a delightful start to the day. The wellness package at Farmhouse Inn includes a 90 minute detoxifying wrap and massage in their incredible spa. I headed there to indulge in the treatment, where my therapist helped me decide the best essential oil for my spa experience. After 90 minutes of bliss, the rest of the afternoon was spent playing with the resident cats and card games at night.
After two nights at Farmhouse Inn, we hopped in our rental car and made the journey to Napa Valley. The picturesque drive through the mountains wound through towering trees and opened up to expansive views over the valley. In a short 40 minutes, we pulled into the driveway of Meadowood Napa Valley.
The second part of the “Relax. Detox. Energize.” program began at the Meadowood Napa Valley with a warm welcome at reception. The beautiful 250 acre property is filled with oak trees and pines, with the rooms spread across. Staying in a Treeline Suite as part of the package, we settled into the spacious room. With a separate living room with a fireplace, a large bedroom with window seat, and a spa tub, the room felt ever so cozy and comfortable. The welcome amenities included a dry scrub brush, a Well & Away Guide, and a Aromatherapy Associates Breath Support Bath & Shower Oil — all the essentials needed to continue detoxing.
My activity at Meadowood Napa Valley was a private spin class, so I headed straight there after getting settled. An hour class, I experienced a tailor-made experience and was taught how to cycle properly, did floor activities, and spun my rear off to fun music! Afterwards, a ginger elixir capped off the session, and I received a fitness tube (part of the package) to take home so I could do some of the floor activities on my own. With a property so large, there were many opportunities to be active, like hiking trails, lap pool, tennis, and even a professional croquet court!
The final part of my detox program was a 90 minute Essential Journey treatment inside the new spa at Meadowood Napa Valley. The expansive spa is stunning with earthy tones, all-suite treatment rooms, and a garden relaxation area that has a mineral bath, sauna, and steam. I arrived early to my treatment to enjoy some down time in the garden area before getting escorted to the room. After a consultation with my therapist before hand, I was prepared for the steam with essential oils and the massage. The spa was the perfect way to cap off the stay.
After four nights of wellness in Wine Country, I was quite surprised with how I was able to relax and truly just enjoy being where I was. With little wine actually consumed, I saw another side to what can be experienced in Sonoma and Napa Valley. If you’re looking to have a wellness escape for an extended weekend, the “Best of Both Valleys” package is the way to do it.
Details: “Relax. Detox. Energize.” is part of the “Best of Both Valleys” package. It includes 2 nights at Farmhouse Inn in a King Deluxe room and 2 nights at Meadowood in either a Oakview room, Hillside Terrace or Treeline Suite. At both hotels, it includes: daily breakfast, two spa treatments, wellness activity with pre-arrival consult, and welcome amenities.
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*Bon Traveler was welcomed as a guest of Farmhouse Inn and Meadowood Napa Valley. As always, all opinions are own.
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