Ojai’s ‘Pink Moment’ Sunset. Photo courtesy of Ojai Valley Inn & Spa.
“Ojai was the pot of gold at the end of a long, obstacle -strewn rainbow. From the moment I arrived… time ceased… Now, here I am, situated high atop a hill facing majestic Topa Topa, whose pink glow reigns over the valley.” – Beatrice Wood
OJAI – AN OVERVIEW
Known for its legendary “pink moment” sunsets, Ojai is an artists’ enclave that feels like a million miles from city life – yet is only 90 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 minutes from Santa Barbara.
A village “as we locals call it” of about 8,000, Ojai is a vibrant place with so much natural beauty that it gained fame decades ago when the area was photographed to represent Shangri-La in the 1939 movie, The Lost Horizon.
For “official” information on Ojai, click here and here.
To hear what locals and visitors have to say, visit the the Facebook page, I Love Ojai. People have numerous and passionate reasons why they love Ojai: artists’ enclave, spiritual vortex, quaint small town, world-class hotels, spas and cuisine, the Ojai Trolley, roadside fruit and vegetable stands, Norman Rockwell-esque community festivals, commitment to green living, slower pace of life, etc. Ojai’s charms are many.
PLACES TO STAY
Casa Ojai Inn – “The Best Green Hotel in Ojai”
Conveniently located in the heart of Ojai, California with magnificent Topa Topa mountain views and across from the newly renovated Soule Golf course (rated 4 stars from Golf Digest), Libbey Park (host to numerous festivals, concerts and events throughout the year) and numerous art galleries and spas… Learn more
1302 East Ojai Ave.
Ojai, CA 93023
The Ojai Retreat, A hilltop getaway
160 Besant Road
Phone: 805.646.2536 • Fax: 805.646.0075
Su Nido Inn – “Your Nest in Ojai”
Leave the ordinary behind…your artful Mission Revival suite awaits you with fireplace, kitchen, patio and the finest linens and amenities. Relax and refresh. The unique flavor of the Ojai village is just steps away… Learn more
301 N. Montgomery St.
Ojai, CA 93023
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