THE ART COLLECTION AT CORDEVALLE
Celebrating the splendors of life and of artistic freedom, the private collection at CordeValle is a gateway to spiritual pleasures.
CARMEL AND MONTEREY
The neighboring towns of Carmel and Monterey are creative hubs full of bohemian spirit - galleries, artists and performers abound.
START A TREASURE HUNT AT CARMEL BY THE SEAExplore the stone-paved alleyways and curlicue-roofed shops lined with exquisite designer brands.
A HISTORIC WATERFRONT DISTRICTAnchored by the ocean, Cannery Row offers a shopping paradise with an unbeatable view.
Rosewood CordeValle offers guests an artistic experience unlike any other. From regional cultural treasures and neighboring hubs of creativity to an open-air shopping paradise, the resort invites guests on a journey that combines artistic inspiration with an exquisite shopping experience.
A mere hour south of CordeValle, Carmel by the Sea offers a host of exquisite shopping opportunities amongst its stone-paved alleyways and curlicue-roofed shops. The discerning shopper is sure to find something of great appeal amongst its outdoor malls and its family-owned boutiques. Friendly, small-scale and charming to its core, Carmel presents the best way to spend a leisurely afternoon – indulging in some designer shopping, and soaking in some old-world charm.
Cannery Row offers more than 85 shops, including independent, family-owned stores and top-selling national name brands. Made famous by writer John Steinbeck, who brought Cannery Row life vividly to life in his stories, this historic waterfront district on Monterey Bay offers picturesque opportunities for a shop and a stroll.
Guests can discover Santana Row –Silicon Valley’s premiere destination for shopping, dining, lifestyle and more, at their leisure. With over 70 shops, 20 restaurants, 9 spas and salons, Santana Row offers an alluring mix of high-end and mid-tier retail opportunities, including Gucci, Kate Spade, Salvatore Ferragamo and Tourneau, amongst others.
At Gilroy Premium Outlets, guests can take advantage of impressive savings at over 145 factory outlet stories, from the unabashedly high-end to the mid-tier. Brands include Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Lululemon, Calvin Klein, Lacoste and more. Here, there is indeed something for everyone –whether your style be sporty or chic.
ARTThe Art Collection at CordeValle is a focal point of the property, giving it a distinctive sense of place and a stellar artistic pedigree. With the common theme of “Celebration of Life“, the collection ranges from the spiritual depictions of the Tewa-Hopi tribe in Dan Namingha’s work to the profound joys of love in John Kenney bronze sculptures. Oil paintings and Mexican moradas also abound, adding depth and elegance to the CordeValle experience.
Performing ArtsDating back to 1931, the historic Sunset Cultural Center is a neighborhood landmark. Since its inception, it has evolved from Carmel-by-the-Sea’s first schoolhouse auditorium to the cultural heart of the Central Coast, where the celebrated Monterey Symphony performs regularly.
GalleriesCarmel is a treasury of artistic gems. Art galleries are scattered throughout the main streets and shops , with additional independent galleries tucked behind hidden courtyards and side streets. Also located downtown is the Monterey Museum of Art, which is home to stunning works by famed artists such as Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and feted photographer Ansel Adams, whose artwork defined the medium for decades.
Home to museums, galleries and performing arts venues, neighboring Monterey is as much a hub for artistic expression as it is a bohemian connecting point to the creative fraternity at large. Here, a diverse and renowned community of artists, performers and curators regularly share their works and findings for the art-loving public to enjoy. The area is also especially famed for its many museums, which celebrate every aspects of the land’s rich history – from art to natural history to maritime, agriculture, and native heritage.