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Elk Cove Inn is a short drive away from some of California’s most beautiful sights. Birdwatchers and lovers of nature will enjoy Jackson Demonstration State Forest, where redwoods tower, and black-tail deer and Roosevelt elk dwell. The area is populated with raptors and seabirds. The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens are a place where you can spy hummingbirds, cormorants, and osprey while enjoying the Mediterranean-style garden with camellias, rhododendrons, and magnolia blossoms.
Beaches dot the coastline, and the historic Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is open to visitors. Whether you wish to golf, cycle, hike, try your hand at ocean canoeing or kayaking, swim, or visit the local wineries, Elk Cove Inn is a great starting place for your Northern California adventure.
Elk Cove Inn is a wonderful place to enjoy Mendocino County’s wide variety of offerings, which include bird watching at local state parks, taking in the gigantic trees in the neighboring redwood forests, or visiting galleries, shops, lighthouses, and piers along the coastal road. Excellent restaurants are nearby, on the coastal highway, or in Mendocino which lies 15 miles north.
Breakfast includes egg dishes, pastries, fruits, quiche, biscuits and gravy, coffee, and juice. You can also choose to start your day with free mimosas.
Rooms start at $100 per night, suites from $345.
6300 S Hwy 1, Elk, CA 95432, Phone: 707-877-3321, website
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