40501 N CA-1 | Westport, CA 95488 | 707-964-6725
Howard Creek Ranch is a Designated Historic Site, a 60-acre oceanfront farm bordered by miles of beach and mountains near a 60-mile long wilderness. Cabins, suites, views, fireplaces, skylights, antiques, flower gardens, handmade quilts, a 75-foot swinging foot bridge over Howard Creek, with cows, horses, and llama, a hot tub, sauna, massage, a piano and parlour games are combined with nearby redwoods, excellent local restaurants, horseback riding on the beach, and generous, friendly hospitality.
Number of Rooms: 12 | Rates: $90 - $198 Reservations
38921 Highway 1 | Westport, CA 95488 | 707-964-3688
Just south of the Lost Coast on a little-traveled section of the Coast Highwa, the tiny, forgotten village of Westport perches on a bluff between wooded hills and a hidden beach. The restored 1890 Westport Hotel features six upstairs rooms finished in a Victorian yet airy style, all with ocean views and private baths. Rates from $150 to $225 include sauna use and breakfast: early coffee, scones and fruit in your room, plus full breakfast in the parlor. The Old Abalone Pub is open for dinner Thursday through Saturday and for afternoon tea on Saturdays.
Number of Rooms: 6 | Rates: $150 - $225 Reservations