Situated in the historic Mendocino Village, Alegria Oceanfront Inn and Cottages is a charming bed and breakfast-style inn that offers a range of comfortable accommodations with spectacular ocean views. Nestled on a bluff overlooking Big River Beach, the Inn has an expansive ocean deck which is ideal for watching the sun rise and set, beautiful perennial gardens in which to relax and unwind, and direct access to the Big River State Beach. The Inn is situated a short walk from the center of the village which is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries and is ideally located for exploring the area and all its attractions.

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Guest Accommodations

Alegria Oceanfront Inn and Cottages offers a range of accommodations located in the Inn’s main house, cozy cottages, and private rental homes. Guest rooms in the Main House are individually designed and decorated in warm, country-style décor and antique furnishings. Rooms have double, queen or king-size beds in deluxe linens, en-suite bathrooms with shower-over-tub combinations, plush bath towels and branded toiletries, and sunny living spaces have fireplaces or woodstoves, and ample seating. Private decks or porches offer relaxing places to sit and soak up the views, and modern amenities include flat panel televisions with cable channels, DVD players, kitchens with breakfast counters and wet bars, microwaves, fridges, and coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The Pacific Suite is one of two guest rooms in the Main House and is located on the second floor with a separate private entrance. This luxurious suite features elegant custom woodworking throughout, a king-size bed in quality linens, an en-suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower, and a walk-in closet and a spacious living area with a cozy fireplace, sleeper sofa, and a wet bar sink enclosed in a beautiful built-in armoire. A private, south-facing deck boasts stunning views.

Sea Breeze is the other room in the Main House and is also located on the second floor with a separate private entrance. This elegant suite features a queen-size bed with custom woodwork, an en-suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower, and a living area with a loveseat and a traditional gas stove. A west-facing deck offers lovely views of the ocean and beach below.

Quaint, clapboard cottages include Cove Cottage, Garden Cottage, and Driftwood Cottage and feature wooden detailing, carpeted floors, comfy beds and private bathrooms, and front porches with enchanting views.

Located across the street from the oceanside Main House and Cottages, The Raku House has five beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with original fir flooring, queen or king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms with showers and bathtubs, and fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. Guest rooms and suites in the Raku House include the Porch Suite, West Room, Aloft, East Suite, and Two Bedroom Suite and all enjoy private entrances and inspiring ocean views.

The Tree House is a secluded retreat on the upper floor of our Carriage House and features a California king bed with luxury linens, a private bathroom with a separate bath and shower, a cozy wood burning fireplace, a wet bar and a sunny deck with glorious vistas.

The Village Farm Retreat and the Dolphin House offer alternative accommodations for families and groups of friends traveling together.


Guests staying at the Alegria Main House and Cottages enjoy a complimentary full breakfast in the sunny ocean view dining room or out on the deck in warm weather. Breakfast is made fresh daily and features locally sourced, organic ingredients and produce, including baked egg dishes, frittatas, pancakes, waffles, sausages and more, along with natural juices, tea, and coffee. Special dietary requirements are gladly accommodated. Breakfast is not included for those guests staying at the Village Farm Retreat or the Dolphin House vacation rentals.

Amenities & Recreation

Alegria Main House and Cottages offers a variety of comfortable, home-away-from-home accommodations with private porches and decks and modern amenities, a delicious complimentary breakfast served on the deck or in the dining room every morning and direct access to the Big River State Beach.

Activities in the nearby area include biking, canoeing, and kayaking, golf and tennis at the Little River Inn, North Coast fishing adventures from Noyo Harbor, horseback riding on the beach and white water kayaking adventures.

For culture buffs and historians, Mendocino is home to an array of museums and galleries to explore and enjoy, including the Kelley House Museum, the Ford House Museum, the Point Cabrillo Light Station, the Point Arena Light House, Temple Kwan Tai, and the Guest House Museum

44781 Main Street, Mendocino, CA 95460, Phone: 707-937-5150

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