Sample 2-Day Itineraries:
Monterey's newest luxury waterfront hotel is the ideal location for two-day business meetings, incentive trips, or social groups seeking a unique experience in a distinctive setting. InterContinental The Clement Monterey is situated in the heart of historic Cannery Row, next door to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. A true sense of arrival awaits your guests, as they check in to the first new hotel to open on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in more than two decades. On arrival day, prior to a hosted banquet, some of your participants may choose to experience the C Restaurant + bar, and try one of the imaginative Flights of Sparkles–sparkling wines and Champagnes served in flights of four, with fresh strawberry garnish, served from a wrought-iron rack in a stylish setting. A business center and wireless or hard-wired internet access available for purchase in each room ensures that everyone will stay connected during their event.
Meeting space for the Day One business session features ocean views, or natural light from windows overlooking the vibrant street scene of Cannery Row. An elegant Continental Breakfast served on the adjacent patio allows each participant to enjoy the coastal vantage point of the hotel. Electronic Reader Boards ensure that locations are updated as needed for break-out sessions or refreshment breaks. Lunch is served outdoors, featuring regional, seasonal cuisine from our outstanding culinary team. When time permits after sessions end, a twenty-four hour workout room awaits, as well as The Spa. Five intimate treatment rooms make a blissful retreat for massage, facials and a variety of specialty treatments. A gala farewell reception takes place in the elegant Pacific Ballroom, with the beautiful backdrop of the Monterey Bay providing a memorable goodbye. When Day Two scheduled activities conclude, participants will love to gather around the two fire-pits on the protected courtyard overlooking the Monterey Bay. At InterContinental The Clement Monterey, only time will limit the array of activities and pleasures that await your guests in this stunning hotel. The next morning, when each guest departs with a breakfast from C to go, the take-away window for lattes and more, they will also take away a most memorable experience of their event.
Reward your best and brightest sales stars with an unforgettable trip to Monterey. Enjoy a royal welcome by the bellman and valet upon arrival to the Spindrift Inn. Sample local Ventana Vineyard’s wine and cheese in the lobby during check in. This group deserves the best so everyone will be booked in Ocean View rooms. Allow time for settling in to your room. Lounge with a book beside the fire or grab the binoculars to spot sea otters and kayakers right outside your window. That evening, enjoy dinner at the Sardine Factory in the world famous Wine Cellar. Return to find your feather bed turned down and decorated with a gift basket full of locally made treats. On day two, wake up to breakfast delivered to your room on an elegant silver tray. Walk down the street to Adventures by the Sea for a group kayaking tour on the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. Spot sea birds, otters and playful harbor seals. Grab a hearty lunch at the Fish Hopper before boarding the bus to sample wine from a variety of tasting rooms in Carmel Valley. Return to Cannery Row where everyone can get together for dinner at the Whaling Station, just a few blocks from the Spindrift Inn. For dessert, indulge in old-fashioned ice cream sundaes at Ghirardelli's Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop.
For the most convenient arrival, pull your tour bus right up in front of the hotel to unload at 4pm. Our able bellmen will take your luggage to your room while your group samples local Ventana Vineyards wine and a variety of cheeses in our historic parlor. Guests can leisurely stroll to their rooms and get ready for a delicious Italian dinner at Paradiso's, just a few short blocks from the Victorian Inn. The next day, meet in the parlor for a complimentary breakfast filled with freshly baked breads, fruit, juice and hot coffee. After checking out, walk to the Monterey Bay Aquarium (just four blocks from the Victorian Inn) and spend some time souvenir shopping on Cannery Row. Meet the bus in front of the Aquarium and then on to the next stop on the tour via the scenic 17 Mile Drive.
Sample 3-Day Itineraries:
Your guests will enjoy the luxury and relaxation of the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa. Explore old and new Monterey from the convenience of the beautiful Upper Plaza with the signature Farmer's Market Welcome Reception. Your guests will enjoy tastes from all over the world, live jazz and a historic Cannery Row slideshow all while the moon rises over Monterey Bay. Wake up to otters playing in the Bay while you enjoy breakfast in a fabulous ocean view restaurant, Schooners. Here, crab cakes benedict and freshly brewed Peets Coffee will start your day of coastal touring and wine tasting in Steinbeck Country. Let the comfort of Monterey Movie tours escort you along 17-mile drive and into the Salinas Valley and see all of our famous places. Enjoy the afternoon wine tasting in the Santa Lucia Highlands ending with a vineyard BBQ overlooking the beautiful Salinas Valley. Come back to sweet dreams and cool off on the Lower Terrace with a cordial and dessert reception. On your final day explore Cannery Row. Enjoy a continental breakfast in one of our ocean view ballrooms before renting tandem bicycles for a ride along our 28-mile bicycle trail with a stop at the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. The penthouse spa is perfect for that much deserved R&R; relax with a massage, facial and a long soak in an outdoor ocean view hot tub. Leave your guests with lasting memories with a Farewell Gala. Enjoy a night on the Almalfi Coast with genuine Italian chef stations, friendly Bocce Ball and an Italian Quartet to serenade you.
Ah, the Quarterly board meeting...an enjoyable experience for both you and your spouse at the Monterey Bay Inn. Bring your spouse to savor the ocean front views while the board gets down to business. Arrive in Monterey at 1pm to begin your meeting. Your spouse can stroll along the Coastal Recreation Trail or schedule a soothing massage in the sanctuary relaxation room. That evening, enjoy an elegant group dinner at The Chart House. On day two, attend a board meeting while your spouse enjoys a behind-the-scenes tour at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Enjoy lunch catered while your spouse shops at the many unique retail stores on Cannery Row. Stay an extra day to squeeze in a round of golf at Poppy Hills and end your trip with a relaxing soak in the roof top ocean view hot tub.