Stanly Ranch is the season’s most exciting opening in Napa Valley

From vineyard tours to mountain lion tracking, the newly opened Stanly Ranch is here to redefine your Napa Valley experience.
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Auberge Resorts Collection has opened Stanly Ranch, a new luxury resort destination in Napa Valley. Image: Courtesy Auberge Resorts.

Tucked away on the southern edge of Napa Valley, Stanly Ranch sits amid lush vineyards and rolling hills under the open California sky. Standing right in the heart of wine country, this new generation, heritage resort by Auberge Resorts Collection is driven by active and bold experiences on a historic working ranch.

Stanly Ranch is set on 712 sprawling acres of vineyards and ranch land, contoured by the banks of the pristine Napa River and adjacent to the San Pablo Bay Estuary. Think a luxury resort destination steeped in winery estate traditions and infused with a fresh, convivial spirit that lets you explore the adventures of Napa Valley.

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Stanly ranch
From vinevard tours, wine and cheese sampling, to floating in a hot air balloon over Napa Valley, the resort offers a myriad experiences. Image: Courtesy Auberge Resorts.

The rooms at Stanly Ranch are casual and welcoming, featuring natural finishes that warm you up and invite you in instantly. Designed with the comforts of home in mind, details such as lounge seating areas, fire pits, and outdoor showers make the 78 standalone cottages and suites here offer an intimate feel. Base yourself here to be wake up to vineyards vistas that bring outside in and agrarian life home.

The culinary program at Stanly Ranch utilises its unique position as one of a kind, working ranch to create sustainably sourced and seasonally driven menus and dining experiences. Bear is the keystone of Stanly Ranch’s culinary offerings, with each meal spotlighting a menu of inspired, elemental cooking. Then, there’s Gavel for coffee and some fresh bakes; Basin, the Province-style pool bar; and The Grange located in the chef’s garden ideal for intimate events.

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Stanly ranch
Experience forest to fork dining at the resort’s various dining outlets. Image: Courtesy Auberge Resorts.

Bold and heartfelt experiences at the resort are rooted in discovery, thrilling the senses, feeding curiosity, and deepening the connection between land and community. From adrenaline pumping runs with Olympic athletes, jaunting to the top of Infinity Hill for a complimentary yoga class, to trekking to Tomales Bay for a live open fire culinary experience, the unique pleasures of Napa Valley await. Pick from a myriad experiences, including mountain lion tracking, hot air ballooning, sports car ride along the legendary Silverado Trail, vineyard tour and vintage wine tasting, crafting botanical libations, forest bathing, and more.

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Experience an adventure of a lifetime as you go on a lookout for mountain lions! Image: Courtesy Auberge Resorts.

Flanked by a spectacular pool, Halehouse Spa help you find restoration, mindfulness, and recovery through holistic, targeted, and bespoke treatments. The Springhouse Circuit Program integrates contrast techniques, using heat, cold, steam, and micro salts to optimise physical performance and improve health. Fieldhouse is the center’s movement studio and peak performance fitness club, offering state-of-the-art technology and amenities. 

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