Swellegant Stays: Little River Inn – Little River, California


In the heart of the picturesque Mendocino coast, the Little River Inn stands as a beacon of swellegant charm, offering an enchanting retreat for those seeking a taste of coastal elegance. My recent stay at this timeless inn was a journey back in time.

The inn’s exterior exuded classic coastal charm, with its white clapboard facade framed by colorful gardens. As I approached, the scent of saltwater mingled with the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers, setting the stage for the refined atmosphere and sense of place that is the Little River Inn.

Upon entering the lobby, I was immediately struck by the inn’s timeless charm. The warm tones of wood and the subtle coastal hues created an inviting ambiance. Antique furnishings and tasteful artwork adorned the common spaces, hinting at the inn’s rich history and commitment to timeless elegance.

My accommodations were a sanctuary of comfort and style. The room, with its plush linens and thoughtfully chosen decor, offered a perfect blend of modern amenities and classic charm. A private balcony provided panoramic views of the rugged coastline, inviting moments of quiet contemplation as the waves crashed against the cliffs below.

Dining at the Little River Inn was a culinary journey that celebrated the bounty of the region. The inn’s restaurant offered exquisite meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Each dish was a testament to the chef’s dedication to showcasing the flavors of Mendocino, from succulent seafood to fresh produce harvested from nearby farms.

One of the highlights of my stay was the inn’s commitment to recreation. The on-site golf course, with its breathtaking views of the Pacific, offered a leisurely way to spend an afternoon.

Exploring the surroundings of Mendocino was a delight, with the inn’s convenient location allowing for easy access to trails and charming boutiques. The nearby Russian Gulch State Park provided an opportunity to immerse myself in the natural beauty of the area, with towering redwoods and cascading waterfalls creating a serene backdrop for exploration.

I carry with me the memories of a swellegant stay that transcended the ordinary. The inn’s timeless charm, coupled with its commitment to warm hospitality, created an experience that will linger in my heart.



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