The 258-acre retreat to welcome guests beginning late-fall 2020
Montage Healdsburg Now Accepting Reservations, Inviting Travelers to Experience the Charm of Sonoma Wine Country
HEALDSBURG, CALIF. (August 2020) – Nestled among 258 acres of rolling vineyards and oak tree groves, the long-awaited Montage Healdsburg resort is now accepting reservations, highlighting its Spirit of Now offering. With Spirit of Now, guests enjoy a complimentary upgrade at the time of check-in, no deposit required at booking and waived cancellation fees up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Additionally, depending on the room category booked, guests will receive up to a $200 daily resort credit for use toward terroir-to-table dining, nature-inspired treatments at Spa Montage, recreational experiences throughout the property and more.
“Montage Healdsburg will truly be a special place in Sonoma County, bringing a long-awaited ultra-luxury wine country resort to the region,” said Allen Highfield, general manager of Montage Healdsburg. “Situated on 258 acres, the resort is naturally designed for social distancing. We look forward to introducing our guests to the charm and history of Healdsburg while offering the renowned hospitality and state-of-the-art amenities for which the Montage brand is so well known.”
As Montage’s first Northern California resort, the ultra-luxury retreat features world-class amenities including an 11,500-square-foot spa, a zero-edge resort pool, three signature dining options inspired by the region’s culinary heritage and a wealth of experiences in addition to seamless access to Sonoma wine country’s renowned wineries and outdoor pursuits.
With every guestroom featuring an outdoor experience on a balcony or deck, 130 bungalow-style guestrooms and suites built with organic materials including stone, wood and copper blend contemporary influence with environmentally conscious design. Key features of the guestrooms and suites include floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the surrounding heritage oak forest; marble bathrooms appointed with a bathtub and separate walk-in shower; custom-made honor bars made to house prized wines; and while many patios include a fire pit, all include a small dining table, day beds, lounges and chairs.
The crown jewel of Montage Healdsburg is The Guest House, the resort’s top suite. The modern retreat offers three bedrooms and more than 4,600 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor space to rest, relax and entertain. Elevated high on a knoll, The Guest House features breathtaking views of Mount Saint Helena and rolling vineyards of the Alexander Valley, including vines from Silver Oak and Jordan wineries. Lush gardens connect one room to another, while a large outdoor hot tub invites guests to soak and luxuriate under the oaks.
True to the region’s tradition of culinary excellence, Montage Healdsburg offers a variety of refined dining experiences that celebrate the bounty of the surrounding land. Signature restaurant Hazel Hill invites guests to savor creative California cuisine with French influence, highlighting locally sourced ingredients with seasonal flavors in a warm, welcoming setting complete with an interactive expo kitchen, exhibit pantry, alfresco dining area and wine bar.
As the lobby centerpiece, Scout Field Bar welcomes guests with creative cocktails, local craft beers and comforting French-infused bites to share. Live music and a glowing fireplace set the mood for pre-dinner cocktails or evening nightcaps.
For those lounging poolside, the warm-weather seasonal Hudson Springs Bar and Grill features a menu of fresh seafood ranging from the catch of the day to a selection of raw and barbecued oysters, as well as other classic poolside fare and a selection of colorful cocktails.
The resort also offers the Healdsburg Country Store, a gourmet grab-and-go market where guests can find an abundance of locally made goods and specialty foods such as barista-crafted coffees, pastries, salads, sandwiches, fresh-pressed juices, regional wines and artisan gifts.
Montage Healdsburg provides a perfectly situated launching pad to discover iconic wineries in the Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Russian River Valley appellations. Through a handful of close partnerships with elite local vineyards, guests can discover the craft of winemaking through exclusive, private tastings and tours, which are personalized to allow for a truly immersive understanding of the essence of each vintage, the nuances of the grapes and the art and science behind each winemaker’s philosophy.
The resort itself features 15.5 acres of rolling vineyards, all overseen by internationally renowned partner and winemaker Jesse Katz. Malbec, Merlot, Petite Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sauvignon Blanc grapes are grown on-property and bottled at Katz’s Aperture Cellars Winery Production Building, located just six miles from the property. Exclusive to guests of Montage Healdsburg is the opportunity to join Katz for tastings at Aperture Cellars winery.
Elevated 20 feet above the grapevines, Spa Montage Healdsburg is a secluded sanctuary that reflects the natural serenity of the region through treatments and wellness experiences inspired by the land. The 11,500-square-foot retreat features an array of services and amenities including 11 treatment rooms, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a zero-edge pool, the full-service Salon Montage and the sunlit Yoga Garden situated within the vineyards. Guests can enjoy a fully immersive wine country workout via the resort’s partnership with Corc Yoga, offering 100% sustainably sourced cork yoga mats.
Spa Montage’s expert providers use a variety of relaxing, effective techniques during massage, facial and body services and botanical blends crafted from plants around the property to enhance treatments with the soothing, abundant energy of the land in wine country. A variety of advanced facial therapies by Valmont are also available.
Brimming with natural beauty and a wealth of outdoor pursuits, Montage Healdsburg offers endless on- and off-property activities. Celebrating the agricultural destination of Healdsburg, the resort offers a bee apiary, featuring an up-close view into the working world of bees. For those with a taste for friendly competition, Montage Healdsburg features on-property bocce ball, pickleball courts, and archery. Compass Sports offers road bike rentals, in partnership with SCOTT, as well as E-bikes. Additional off-property recreation includes watersports along the Russian River, hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, zip lining, rock climbing, helicopter tours and hot air balloon rides over rolling vineyards.
Montage’s signature Paintbox program serves as a source of entertainment for younger guests, ages five to 12 years old, to discover thematically planned activities including arts and crafts, games and creative activities, offered in half-day and full-day sessions.
About Montage Hotels & Resorts
Montage Hotels & Resorts is the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman. Designed to serve the affluent and discerning traveler and homeowner, the company features an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences. Each Montage property offers comfortable elegance, a unique sense of place and spirit, impeccable hospitality and memorable culinary, spa and lifestyle experiences. The portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences includes: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, and Montage Los Cabos. Opening in 2020 is Montage Healdsburg, opening in 2021 is Montage Big Sky, opening in 2022 is Montage La Quinta, and opening in 2023 is Montage Cay. Montage Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information, follow @montagehotels or visit www.montage.com.
About Montage International
Montage International, the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman, features a distinctive collection of hospitality brands. Montage International encompasses the ultra-luxury brand Montage Hotels & Resorts, the new luxury hospitality brand Pendry Hotels & Resorts, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences and the management of some of the country’s premiere golf courses and clubs. Founded in 2002, Montage Hotels & Resorts is an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences including: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, and Montage Los Cabos. Opening in 2020 is Montage Healdsburg, opening in 2021 is Montage Big Sky, opening in 2022 is Montage La Quinta, and opening in 2023 is Montage Cay. Pendry Hotels & Resorts, founded in 2014, is a collection of new luxury hotels for today’s cultured world traveler located in taste making destinations including Pendry San Diego and Sagamore Pendry Baltimore. Opening in 2020 is Pendry West Hollywood, opening in 2021 is Pendry Manhattan West and Pendry Park City, opening in 2022 is Pendry La Quinta, Pendry Natirar, and Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. Montage International also manages and operates Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana and The May River Golf Club in Bluffton, South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.montage.com.