Post Ranch Inn by Modernist architect Mickey Muennig which i had the incredible chance to visit and shoot for over a week is blessed with one of the most extraordinary locations on earth, a place of such breathtaking beauty it’s hard to believe it’s even existing. Big Sur is the most scenic destination along California’s most scenic drive, Highway 1, which links Los Angeles with San Francisco and this is where the hotel is situated right on the coast.
The numerous house designs are each unique. The Tree Houses, for example, are almost exactly as advertised, built on nine-foot stilts and camouflaged amongst the redwood trees. Ocean rooms, on the other hand, are close to the cliff’s edge, nearly all glass to take in the view, and blend into the hillside, with grasses and wildflowers covering the sloping roofs.
I saw deers walking on the grass at sunrise early morning, took long walks and sat on my balcony overlooking the most incredible coast and my dog Emma couldn’t be happier amidst this incredible nature. There are no televisions and no cell phone service here—peace and quiet carry the day. This place is built for relaxation and possibly the best place in California to leave it all behind.
47900 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA, USA
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