Comfortable rooms with an expansive view of the ocean.
The appropriately named Whale Watch Inn offers stirring views of a part of the Pacific Ocean that is a thoroughfare for migrating whales every year. The property is comprised of five buildings of varying styles, all situated among pine and cypress trees beside the cliff's edge. These buildings include eighteen rooms in all; each room boasts a fireplace and a sun deck, as well as an ocean view that is never disappointing. The aroma of pine combines with the sound of the crashing surf to make every stay a remarkable sensory experience. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast every morning and a complimentary wine hour on Saturday evenings. On-site activities revolve around the nearly always uninhabited beach, accessed by a long narrow stairway. In-room massages are available. Nearby, the quaint town of Gualala offers homey restaurants and a great farmer's market in the summer. Naturally, whale watching tours are available in season.