Villa Santa Rosa – Gay Friendly Santa Rosa Vacation Rental

Villa Santa Rosa

Bring your friends or family (children very welcome!) to our luxury five bedroom (2 King master suites, one queen suite, two queens with shared bath), 4.5 bath villa with 3 jetted tubs and 3 gas fireplaces, a flat-screen t.v. in every bedroom, and gorgeous views from every window, looking out over a long wooded open space valley.

Watch for deer, quail, and hundreds of wild birds. Have a glass of wine at sunset on your own private balcony, or sit out on one of two larger balconies with seating for everyone, looking out over the gardens, pool, and valley.

Sit with your morning coffee under a secret rose arbor and watch the hummingbirds and families of quail in the garden. Enjoy being all together, or go off and find that private space with a good book; our gardens are full of secret or group sitting areas.

Lounge in the sun by our tropical jungle pool with it’s splashing waterfall, or share lunch in the big gazebo. Discover the secret hammock garden under the cooling shade of the palms. This is a serene and peaceful property (no parties with outside guests allowed), a great place to reconnect with friends and family.

Owners on-site nights only, in owner’s studio with no shared walls, separate entrance.

Inside, everything is high-end, with luxury cotton linens, and wood, marble, granite and glass touches throughout. Stainless steel gourmet kitchen, sunny breakfast nook, large great room with Netflix and Pandora, and a formal red dining room. Hire a private gourmet chef for a special dinner, hire a masseuse to come to the house, or arrange for a wine country driver to take you on a Napa or Sonoma tasting tour, from our own Referrals List (you can even arrange a private wine tasting right at the house!)

Central to all major wine roads, with Sonoma Valley ten minutes to the south, Napa Valley 20 minutes north-east, the quaint town of Healdsburg and the lush Dry Creek Valley ten minutes north, the Russian River Valley, Redwoods, and our gorgeous wild beaches a short drive west, and the exciting city of San Francisco only an hour to the south. Do Napa one day, Sonoma the next. Or rent a kayak or canoes and paddle down the Russian River through the Redwoods, in the gay-friendly town of Guerneville!

Float in our pool (heated April-Oct.), lay in a hammock, or soothe tired muscles in our in-ground, year-round spa. Get our our Karaoke set for group fun at night, or play one of our many fun board games. Grill up a feast on our covered upper balcony with two kinds of gourmet grills, a gas fireplace, and seating for all. Be sure and leave time to relax in our gorgeous rose and perennial gardens, with birds and flowers everywhere you look, and soak in the beauty. Welcome gift of roses, wine and chocolates!

See the Villa Santa Rosa Expanded Listing on Purple Roofs Here

Sonoma County Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Santa Rosa and Sonoma Wine Country – Globetrotter Girls

Sonoma - Dani Sonoma Wine Country is a popular couples’ weekend getaway, but what about LGBT couples? The LGBT hot spot of the West Coast, San Francisco, is only 55 miles (just over an hour) away, which makes Sonoma, and its largest city, Santa Rosa, perfect for a romantic weekend break. In fact, Sonoma County was named as one of the top 20 tourist destinations for LGBT travelers in the entire U.S., and Huffington Post included it in its Top 10 LGBT Honeymoon Destinations. I went to Santa Rosa and Guerneville to find out what Sonoma Wine Country has in store for queer travelers, from LGBT-friendly places to stay, things to do and which events are worth a trip. This region of Northern California is primarily known for its many vineyards and wine tastings, but there’s a lot more to Sonoma County than just that: the Pacific Coast Highway, Redwood forests, river adventures, quaint little towns and beautiful beaches.

By Dani – Full Story at Globetrotter Girls

Sonoma Gay Travel Resources

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Olallieberry Inn B&B – Gay friendly Cambria, California Bed and Breakfast

Olallieberry Inn B&B Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay: “This 1873 Greek Revival house is my favorite B&B in the area. The grounds are perfectly manicured but bloom whimsically. In the afternoon the aroma of baked brie and homemade bread (served during wine hour) waft through the main house and the staff does everything imaginable to make your stay special. The delicious full breakfast – accompanied by Olallieberry jam, of course – is gourmet all the way.” – FROMMER’S Olallieberry Inn … a romantic bed and breakfast located in the seaside village of Cambria on California’s central coast. This 1865 built home is one of the oldest buildings in town and sets on the banks of the Santa Rosa Creek. A 130 year old Redwood tree greets guests from the inn’s front entry. Lush and colorful gardens can be enjoyed from the back deck. Olallieberry Inn offers a peaceful, serene and private oasis, yet you’re just a short walk to the finest restaurants, shops and galleries and is less than 10 miles from Hearst Castle. Breakfast is essential to the Olallieberry Inn experience. The morning meal is prepared from the finest ingredients … and a dash of loving care. The Central Coast is blessed with abundant varieties of fruits and vegetables and we buy fresh local produce at our Farmer’s Market. Breakfast includes: Fresh orange juice; gourmet coffee and teas; fresh baked muffins or coffee cake; homemade granola, olallieberry yogurt and seasonal fresh fruit; the hot entree varies from day to day. Evening Hors D’oeuvres are served from 5-6 PM we serve complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Our wines are local and our hors d’oeuvres sumptuous. Cambria and the surrounding hamlets of San Simeon, Harmony, Cayucos, Morro Bay and the inland wine regions offer a wealth of fun activities that can be enjoyed for a two day or weeklong stay! Two very popular attractions are Hearst Castle and Moonstone Beach. History of the Olallieberry Inn – This Magnificent House at 2476 Main Street was built by the Manderscheid brothers, Otto and Carl, who were born in Prussia and arrived in Cambria in 1872. Both of them were Pharmacists and operated the town’s local Drug Store on Main Street. In 1874 they bought a lot from A. M. Hardie and the following year built the house out of Cambria pine. The Redwood siding came from trees in Big Sur with the milling being accomplished at the local Leffingwell Saw Mill. The house has been a family home, boarding house and finally a bed and breakfast beginning in 1976. As a bed and breakfast, the inn has had 4 sets of owners. Recently purchased by California natives, Nelson and Maureen Hubbell, who are currently renovating and restoring the property to its original vintage. “We’re very proud to be part of such an “old world” historic home and charming community. We’re committed to excellence and maintaining the Inn’s outstanding reputation as the Best B & B in the county!”

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Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals on California’s Central Coast

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