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21 Stunning Corporate Retreat Locations in California

California is the ultimate work-play haven!

Imagine the swaying palm trees in Laguna Beach, Big Sur’s majestic peaks, and Napa Valley’s vineyards and wineries - this could be your team’s playground on your next corporate retreat!

Dive into our TeamOut treasure trove and find out 21 stunning locations in California designed to ease your search and guarantee you much-needed peace of mind.

In California, it’s not just about business: It’s about adventure, quality time, and skyrocketing success!

Are you ready for the ultimate corporate retreat? Explore with us!

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The Best Corporate Retreat Locations in Northern California

Northern California offers a mixture of seclusion, privacy, and accessibility, all within driving distance from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and Reno, Nevada.

The proximity to major cities, lush vineyards of Napa Valley, and towering Redwoods make this region an ideal choice for promoting creativity and strengthening your team’s bonds.

1. Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection: Where Ranch Life Meets Napa Luxury

Located amidst nature and wildlife, Stanly Ranch is a corporate retreat haven on the  Southern edge of Napa Valley.

Surrounded by a stunning vineyard blanket, Stanly Ranch has sustainably sourced and seasonally driven menus at the Bear, curated by chef Anthony Stagnaro. Unwind by the pool at Basin Bar after a long day of hiking at Hudson Ranch or fishing on the Napa River. The place offers hot-air balloon rides, birdwatching, and a campfire. 

Gather your team for a strategy-setting session in one of the eight event venues while tasting wine and exploring nature! This is the perfect opportunity to escape city life and embrace nature at its finest!

Room with a view at Stanly Ranch

📍Location:

  • Napa, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 12 minutes from Napa County Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 78 standalone guestrooms, villas, and suites
  • 8 event venues for up to 450 guests
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • On-site Fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Hot air balloon ride over Napa
  • Fishing on the Napa River
  • Hudson Ranch Hike
  • Cycling at Stanly Ranch
  • Olive Oil, Wine & Tea Tasting at McEvoy Ranch

2. Mendocino Grove: A Modern Twist to the Traditional Camping Experience

Mendocino Grove is the top-class camping location in coastal California, featuring six neighborhoods of up to 10 Safari-style tents each. Challenge your team to daily yoga sessions, try the bocce court, enjoy evenings with live music around the campfire, and use the fire ring to cook your own BBQs.

Savor your morning coffee at The Meadow Commons, where you can gather with friends for a board game under the heated porch or relax in a hammock. Local chef Chantelle Sookram prepares delicious meals rooted in the farm-to-table movement.

Being just steps away from the Big River and Mendocino Village, this spot provides your team with a privileged location and range of activities!

A glamping experience with all the amenities and activities you cherish

📍 Location: 

  • Mendocino, California

🛫 Logistics:

  • 7 minutes from Little River Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 6 neighborhoods of 8-10 tents 
  • 60 Safari-style tents
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • Resources available for events requiring 6 tents or more (20-160 people)

🔎 What to explore:

  • Mendocino Village
  • Big River Beach
  • 30-minute waterfall hike at Russian Gulch State Park 
  • 10-mile beach trail Fort Bragg
  • Van Damme State Park 

3. Timber Cove Resort: One Part Modern Hippie and Two Parts Rustic Modern

Timber Cove Resort, nestled in California’s Sonoma Coast, has a privileged location overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

In this resort, where redwoods meet the sea, meeting spaces vary, from lawns, to ballrooms, courtyards, or decks. The Coast Kitchen, with coastal wine country concept cuisine, connects to the Great Room, an outdoor living room with billiards, ping pong, and fire pits. 

Make the most of your time at Timber Cove Resort and visit Fort Ross Vineyard, explore Salt Point State Park, or admire the stunning views of Lake Sonoma.

This place is exactly what your team needs for their next corporate offsite!

Timber Cove resort

📍 Location:

  • Jenner, California 

🛫 Logistics:

  • 73 minutes from Sonoma Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 46 guest rooms and suites
  • 6 meeting spaces up to 275 people
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site fitness center
  • On-site swimming pool

🔎 What to explore:

  • Fort Ross Vineyard
  • Salt Point State Park
  • Lake Sonoma
  • Goat Rock State Natural Reserve
  • Point Arena Lighthouse trail


4. Dawn Ranch
: A Forest Location that Elevates your Glamping Experience

Dawn Ranch, located at the foothills of redwood forest, in Guerneville, provides several accommodation options from cabins to chalets and tents. 

Indulge in chef Fernando Trocca’s gourmet food & beverage experiences, unwind at the on-site spa, challenge your team to classic sports like volleyball and soccer, or even scavenger hunts and relay races. Try group meditation and savor the traditional s'mores at dusk.

Dawn Ranch offers a range of meeting spaces, from lodges to boardrooms, boathouses, or the patio. Discover the Russian River area, or watch the whales on the Sonoma Coast. 

This is the perfect palace where work stress fades away and creativity blossoms.

Relax in cabins, chalets, or tents in the foothills of stunning Redwood forest

📍 Location: 

  • Guerneville, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 84 miles from San Francisco Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 109 Airstream, canvas tent, and suites
  • 3 large meeting spaces for up to 80 guests
  • Campfire Lounge
  • On-site grocery store

🔎 What to explore:

  • Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve
  • Guerneville town
  • On-site wine tasting 
  • Kayaking in the Jenner Estuary


5. AutoCamp Russian River: The Sonoma Redwoods Refuge for Camper Lovers

The AutoCamp Russian River is a popular refuge in the Redwoods and a paradise for outdoor lovers just one hour away from the bay area.

Relax in a 31-foot Airstream camper featuring a sitting room, full bathroom, queen-size bed, and kitchenette. Cabins, tents, and suites are also available, as well as outdoor fire pits and grill, and a grocery store. 

Host your meetings in venues like The Grove, The Canopy, or The Clubhouse. Savor a sip of coffee by the creek, unwind to live music in the Redwoods, and add a wine tasting tour to your ‘to do’ list.

You can also kayak in the Jenner Estuary or try hatha yoga with your teammates!

AutoCamp Russian River guarantees an adventurous refuge for every taste!

A comfortable camper in the heart of Redwoods. Can you think of a more magical retreat?

📍 Logistics: 

  • Guerneville (18 min)
  • Where: California


🏠 Property feature: 

  • 109 Airstream, canvas tent, and suites
  • 1 large outdoor meeting space
  • soaking tubs
  • Campfire Lounge
  • Farm-to-table food
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Large common spaces and fast Wi-fi


🔎 What to explore:

  • Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve
  • Guerneville town
  • Wine tasting
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Team Building Activities
  • Tennis
  • Parks
  • Castles

6. Harvest Inn: Wine Country Charm in the Epicenter of Napa Valley

Harvest Inn, situated in St. Helena, is a sanctuary of wine country charm.

Perfect for indoor bonding over a hot drink, or outdoor adventures, like hiking at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park or playing pickleball, Harvest Inn features vineyard view suites and redwood grove rooms.

From Wine Blending Activities at Raymond Vineyards to unwinding by the pool, this is the ultimate spot for your team’s retreat!

At Harvest Table, savor valley wines locally-sourced dishes. With eight versatile event venues, including terraces, patios, and scenic view rooms, the largest, Manor House Lawn, accommodates up to 200 guests.

Harvest Inn is in the epicenter of vibrant Napa Valley, a thrilling location for leisure and adventurous activities.

A brilliantly located haven, perfect for indoor and outdoor activities

📍 Location:

  • St. Helena, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 30 miles from Sonoma County Airport
  • 70 miles from Sacramento International Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 8 flexible indoor/outdoor event spaces 
  • On-site Restaurant & Bar
  • Two on-site swimming pools
  • On-site outdoor sports facilities such as tennis courts, golf course
  • On-site Fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Group Pickleball or Tennis courts at Crane Park
  • Hiking at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
  • Wine blending activities at Raymond Vineyards or Merryvale
  • Yoga and or mediation class (on-site)
  • Hot Air Ballooning

7. Vintners Resort: Sonoma’s Gateway to River Valley, Wineries and Culinary Destinations

Nestled in the heart of Sonoma, this prime location offers diverse outdoor activities, events, and amenities to elevate your corporate retreat.

Immerse your team in a culinary experience at John Ash & Co., Sonoma's pioneering farm-to-table restaurant curated by Chef Tom Schmidt.

Vintners Resort features 92-acres of redwood trees, gardens, and fountain courtyards. Socialize at The Front Room Bar or gather at River Vine for a farm-fresh meal. 

The Event Center features two ballroom-scale venues, accommodating up to 200 meeting guests. Relax in the spa, take a dip in the outdoor heated plunge pool, or play a bocce ball game to cap off a day of work and activities. Your team's perfect retreat awaits.

92-acres of a secluded resort with all the luxury and team activities you can think of!

📍 Location: 

  • Santa Rosa, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 10 minutes from Schulz-Sonoma County Airport 
  • 71 miles from San Francisco International Airport

🏠 Property feature:

  • 78 guest rooms and suites
  • Flexible meeting spaces
  • On-site restaurant & bar
  • Heated plunge pool
  • On-site spa/ fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

8. Hotel Yountville: Sophisticated Cottages and a Rustic Vibe

Located in Napa Valley, Hotel Yountville is a vineyard estate retreat with a rustic ambiance and picturesque views. From cottages to wide outdoor areas, the hotel is the perfect combination of nature and comfort.

Discover 4,400 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor venues, accommodating up to 80 guests, ideal for any event.

The spirited pool courtyard adds a touch of relaxation to your team’s days, while nearby attractions like Paraduxx winery and Napa Valley Hot Air Ballooning provide enriching experiences.

Savor the culinary delights of the on-site restaurant, Heritage Oak, for a 10/10 Napa Valley getaway!

Cozy cottages and picturesque vineyard views make this a special, yet rustic retreat!

📍 Location: 

  • Yountville, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 57 minutes from Sonoma County Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 6 meeting spaces for up to 80 guests
  • On-site restaurant & bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna

🔎 What to explore:

  • Paraduxx Winery
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride above Napa Valley
  • Andrea Schwartz Gallery
  • Cycle the Napa Valley Vine Trail 

9. Carneros Resort and Spa: Your Next Pampered Countryside Getaway

Located in the countryside amidst rolling vineyards, Carneros Resort and Spa offers a collection of rustic cottages, suites, and luxury homes.

The on-site Culinary Garden provides fresh, organic herbs, vegetables, and eggs from the chicken coop. FARM restaurant, helmed by Chef Chris Bianco, creates a warm and inviting dining experience. 

With 28 acres of vineyards, pickleball clinics,and 35,000 square feet of meeting space across 9 venues, including the Napa Ballroom and Vineyard Lawn, the resort is an ideal setting for events of up to 500 guests. 

Carneros Resort and Spa is the perfect place for teams to unwind, creating lasting memories after a year of hard work!

Have some quality time as you relax by the heated outdoor pool!

📍 Location:

  • Sacramento, California 

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 13 minutes from Napa County Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 94 cozy cottages and suites
  • 35,000 sq.ft of event space (up to 500 guests)
  • Three on-site restaurants
  • Two on-site swimming pools
  • On-site spa & fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Explore Carneros wineries
  • Bike through the vineyards
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Downtown Napa and Sonoma Square
  • On-site wine blending

10. The Estate Yountville: The Boutique, Exclusive Experience in the Wine Region

In the essence of Napa Valley’s wine region, The Estate Yountville sprawls across 22 acres, providing a boutique village experience with stunning views of the Mayacamas mountains.

Discover the iconic V Marketplace, famous for its Kollar chocolates, and V Wine cellar. Explore Yountville’s small town charm or relax in the on-site spa. 

Stop by Bottega, where the culinary talents of Chef Michael Chiarello merge Italian flavors with Napa Valley delights. 

The Estate Yountville caters to corporate events, accommodating up to 400 guests, and offers an array of activities - from cooking classes to bocce ball - creating a thrilling Natpa Valley experience. 

The boutique experience that will make your team feel right at home!

📍 Location:

  • Yountville, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 24 minutes from Napa County Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • Flexible meeting spaces for up to 400 guests
  • On-site restaurant & bar
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • On-site fitness center
  • Bocce ball court and tennis court
  • Vintage House and Hotel Villagio nearby can accommodate large groups


🔎 What to explore:

  • Downtown Yountville
  • On-site wine tasting
  • Hot air balloon ride

Best Corporate Retreat Locations in Southern California

Just as intriguing as Northern California with its natural charm and rustic vibes , Southern California too has a wide arena of venues to choose from for your upcoming executive retreat. 

Whether you’re a team of camping lovers or luxury resort fans, we’ve picked the top-notch destinations in La Jolla, Ramona, Palm Springs, San Diego, and Del Mar.

Check out our TeamOut prime-selected locations in Southern California and prepare your team for some awe-inspiring places!

11. The Ranch at Laguna Beach: Where Land and Sea Converge for a Magical Stay

The Ranch at Laguna Beach, with 500 feet of pristine beachfront, is an idyllic setting for your next corporate retreat

Ranked among Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards' Top 15 Resorts in California, it caters to teams of 10 to 250 individuals, offering various meeting spaces - lawn, ballroom, and patio.

Between bonding over rounds of golf, surfing in Laguna Beach, relaxing at Sycamore Spa, or lounging poolside, The Ranch has it all!

Enjoy Harvest, the farm-to-table restaurant, and stop by Lost Pier, where you can indulge in California's organic farming, brewing, and oenology.

The resort's proximity to Los Angeles facilitates planning and minimizes travel stress for your team!

Between the rolling hills and the oceanfront, this retreat offers the serenity and energy your team needs!

📍Location:

  • Laguna beach, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 29 minutes from John Wayne Airport 

🏠 Property feature:

  • 87 acres of land
  • 9-hole golf course
  • Multiple indoor and outdoor meeting spaces (up to 250 guests)
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool
  • On-site spa

🔎 What to explore:

  • Visiting famous Laguna Beach
  • Surfing at Laguna Beach
  • Day trip to Catalina Backcountry
  • On-site Golfing

12. AutoCamp Joshua Tree: The Desert Camping Experience You Won’t Want to Leave!

Experience the tranquility of AutoCamp Joshua Tree, where your team can relax in Airstream campers and enjoy evenings under the stars.

Nestled near Joshua Tree National Park, this resort offers desert views, hiking trails, and prime stargazing spots. 

The Airstream suites and cabins feature sitting areas, kitchenettes, spacious beds, and wide windows. Explore the iconic Skull Rock and mingle in Mojave Dome and Quonset hut-style room - ideal meeting spaces for up to 50 guests.

Try the delicious meals from the Kitchen, with diverse options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

AutoCamp Joshua Tree provides an exciting desert experience with all the commodities you need!

Spacious, comfortable meeting spaces complete your desert experience at AutoCamp Joshua Tree

📍 Location:

  • Joshua Tree, California

🛫  Logistics: 

  • 50 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • Airstream suites and cabins
  • 768 sq.ft. outdoor Quonset hut-style meeting space
  • Mojave Dome meeting space (up to 50 guests)
  • On-site restaurant, grocery store & bar
  • On-site yoga sessions

🔎 What to explore:

  • Desert nature walk + Meditation + Cacao ceremony
  • Adventure hike in Joshua Tree National Park
  • New Moon Sound Bath
  • Stargazing tours
  • Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

13. The Lodge at Torrey Pines: A Top-Notch Haven for Golf Lovers

Perched above the Pacific Ocean and famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, The Lodge at Torrey Pines stands out as a fantastic choice for offsite gatherings. 

An AAA Five Diamond-rated resort, it boasts world-class dining and a full-service spa. A.R. Valentien, the signature restaurant, showcases regional cuisine by executive Chef Kelli Crosson, while The Grill offers wood-fired dishes and local craft beers. 

With 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the resort combines work and leisure seamlessly. Whether exploring La Jolla or hiking in Torrey Pines State Reserve, The Lodge offers tranquility and inspiration for a top-notch retreat!

Transcendent views, famous golf courses, and top-notch amenities make The Lodge ‘the one’!

📍 Location:

  • La Jolla, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 23 minutes from San Diego International Airport 

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 170 guest rooms and suites
  • 13,000 sq.ft. of flexible meeting space
  • On-site swimming pool & sauna
  • On-site fitness center
  • Championship Golf-course

🔎 What to explore:

  • La Jolla
  • Balboa Park
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve
  • The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
  • On-site croquet game on the Arroyo Terrace

14. Fairmont Grand Del Mar: Charm and Elegance of a Mediterranean Estate

The Fairmont Grand del Mar, nestled in Carmel Valley, is a Mediterranean-style estate boasting a premier private golf course.

With four heated pools, a 5-star spa, and exceptional dining options, including  Michelin-starred Addison, the resort stands as an icon for corporate retreats.

Explore local nature with an equestrian trail ride or hike the Grand View Trail. Tom Fazio’s golf course awaits both amateurs and professionals, complemented by tennis courts and yoga sessions.

Fairmont Grand del Mar ensures a fantastic retreat, merging upscale amenities with natural beauty!

A Mediterranean-style estate full of personality, stunning views, and spacious areas

📍 Location: 

  • San Diego, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 28 minutes from San Diego International Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 249 guest rooms and suites
  • Flexible meeting spaces
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & fitness center
  • Tennis courts and Golf course

🔎 What to explore:

  • Tom Fazio golf course
  • Horseback riding at Fairmont Grand del Mar
  • Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve hiking trail
  • La Jolla Cove
  • Ellen Browning Scripps Park


15. Rancho Bernardo Inn: A Ranch Experience with Scenic Views and Stunning Event Spaces

Rancho Bernardo Inn is another gem in Southern California's corporate retreat scene. With a famous 18-hole championship golf course, it’s an oasis for sport-loving teams!

This 265-acre property, a ‘Recommended Resort’ by Forbes Travel Guide 2024, features flexible indoor and outdoor venues, perfect for hosting all-sized groups. The Ballroom can host up to 1,100 guests, whereas The Lawn caters 450 guests. There are also courtyards, patios, and conference rooms available.

At Avant, try the selected seasonally-driven menu, always fresh from sea, farm, or garden. Reserve a poolside private cabana after a long day exploring the ranch with your team, or indulge in the award-winning spa!

A championship 18-hole golf course, a stunning pool, and lush gardens for an unforgettable stay

📍 Location: 

  • San Diego, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 36 minutes from San Diego International Airport (36 minutes)

🏠 Property feature: 

  • Flexible meeting spaces (patios, ballrooms, courtyards) for up to 1,100 guests
  • On-site restaurant & bar
  • Three on-site swimming pools
  • 18-hole championship golf course

🔎 What to explore:

  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Bernardo Winery
  • San Rafael Catholic Church
  • Heritage County Park
  • Explore Rancho Bernardo’s hiking trails

16. L'Auberge Del Mar: Travelers Favorite Coastal and Seaside Retreat

L'Auberge Del Mar, located in the heart of Del Mar, is your team’s home by the sea.

Nestled amidst cliffs and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the resort’s hospitality and service earned a Four-Diamond rating. 

Featuring nine flexible meeting and event spaces, L’Auberge Del Mar can host up to 300 guests. Savor Adelaide’s coastal California dining with ocean views, sip a drink at the pool bar, or stop by the on-site café.

Dive in the on-site pool with ocean views, challenge your team to a tennis game, and unwind at the spa. Stop by Encinitas Tide Pools and San Diego Botanical Gardens, nearby.

L'Auberge Del Mar provides everything you need for an excellent seaside retreat experience!

Your home by the sea, with scenic landscapes and top-notch amenities!

📍 Location:

  • Del Mar, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 28 minutes from San Diego International Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 121 guest rooms and suites
  • 9 flexible meeting spaces (up to 300 guests)
  • Tennis court
  • On-site swimming pool & spa
  • On-site fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Private surf lessons at 15th Street
  • Cycle the Coast to Crest trail
  • Encinitas Tide Pools
  • San Diego Botanical Gardens
  • Kayaking in La Jolla’s marine ecological reserve

17. Temecula Creek Inn: A Picturesque Oasis for Wine Lovers

Located at the foot of Temecula Valley’s vineyards, Temecula Creek Inn is the ideal retreat for wine enthusiasts.

With over 300 acres of natural beauty, this resort stands out due to its privileged location, scenic views, and the award-winning 27-hole Temecula Creek Golf Club. 

Indulge in Temecula Valley’s specialties at Corkfire Kitchen, where meals are prepared using locally sourced produce, meat, and fish. 

Unwind by the pool with ocean views or get a facial at the spa. From wine tasting, s’mores by the firepit, to sommelier tasting experience, Temecula Creek Inn offers a range of activities for a memorable stay!

Relax by the fireplace after a day of golfing, wine tasting, and swimming in the pool.

📍 Location:

  • Temecula, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 93 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport 

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 123 guest rooms and suites
  • 26,000 sq.ft. of flexible meeting spaces up to 400 guests
  • On-site swimming pool, hot tub
  • On-site fitness center
  • 27-hole golf course

🔎 What to explore:

  • On-site 27-hole golf course
  • Cielo hot air balloons
  • Grapeline wine tours
  • Temecula Olive oil Company
  • Old town Temecula

18. Ace Hotel and Swim Club Palm Springs: A Desert Haven Close to the Art Scene

Poolside tranquility, mountain views and desert magic: The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, in Palm Springs, is the ultimate location for your corporate retreat!

Featuring over 6,000 sq.ft. event space, you can book the Commune for your next meeting, with a private pool and fire pit, or the two floors of the Clubhouse, hosting up to 100 guests.

King’s Highway is a desert diner, where the spirit of the wide-west is very much alive! Stop by The Amigo Room for a sip of local wines and craft beer.

Explore art and adventure in the neighborhood: Palm Springs’ uptown design district, Mount San Jacinto State Park, and Desert Hot Springs.

The Commune can be rented by big groups and features a private pool and fire pits!

📍 Location:

  •  Palm Springs

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 9 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 6,000 sq.ft. of indoor/outdoor event spaces
  • Poolside paradise
  • On-site Fitness center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Explore the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs
  • Hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park
  • Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace
  • Desert Hot Springs

19. Cielos | Crazy Diamond:  A Secluded Campground in the Desert

As quirky as the name sounds, Cielos: Crazy Diamond is a 30-acre private campground in the desert, where your team will find harmony with nature.

Between fire pits, glamping-style tents, and culinary journeys that will ignite your senses, Cielos is an event canvas.

The Communal Tipi is the ideal place for meeting sessions, catering up to 300 people. All meals are prepared organically to your preferences.

Unwind by the pool, sunbathe in the sundeck, and explore the sandy beach for a real desert experience.

Much to everyone's surprise, the location of this venue is kept private to preserve the immersive experience. Doesn't it already spike your excitement?

Cielos: Crazy Diamond is perfect for interpersonal growth and boosting team connection.

A secret location that offers a real desert experience!

📍 Location: 

  • Ventucopa, California

🛫  Logistics: 

  • 2h30 from Oxnard Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • 20 glamping tents
  • 2,000 sq ft heated teepee for meetings
  • On-site restaurant

🔎 What to explore:

  • Hiking & Stargazing
  • Creative Workshops
  • ​​​​Sound Healing & Yoga

20. Calamigos Ranch: Escape to This Spacious Oasis in Santa Monica Mountains

Situated in the heart of Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu Wine Country, Calamigos Ranch is a prime destination, with over 5,500 acres of private land.

It ensures a tranquil setting for corporate retreats, offering yoga, meditation, team picnics, and activities like tug-of-war, cornhole, horseshoes, paddle boating, and swimming. Guests can gather in lush accommodations or sunbathe in private beaches.

Unwind at the local spa and indulge in delightful farm-to-table meals by chef Rosie Gyulasaryan.

A top pick for corporate retreats near Los Angeles, Calamigos Ranch offers versatile meeting spaces for up to 500 guests.

The ranch promises a remarkable, unique corporate experience along the Malibu coast.

Whether you prefer poolside afternoons or canyon hikes, there's no better Malibu base than Calamigos Ranch!

📍 Location:

  • Malibu, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 47 minutes from Oxnard Airport

🏠 Property feature: 

  • Multiple meeting spaces (for up to 500 guests)
  • On-site restaurant & Bar
  • On-site swimming pool & spa
  • On-site Fitness center
  • Equestrian center

🔎 What to explore:

  • Horseback riding
  • Archery 
  • Wine Tastings at Malibu Cafe
  • Hiking in Santa Monica Mountains
  • Waterfall hiking trail

21. The Oaks: Where Corporate Retreats Transcend the Ordinary

Located within 240 acres of Ballena Valley in San Diego county, The Oaks is a retreat that prioritizes memorable experiences.

Instead of conventional meetings, embrace nature’s landscapes in both indoor and outdoor gatherings, fostering team bonding and creativity.

With farm-to-table cuisine and inviting fireplaces, the Oaks creates a cozy, rustic atmosphere. Guests are welcome to explore Ballena Valley’s hiking trails, partake in yoga sessions, try massage therapy, or visit Balboa Park.

Whether your team is seeking adventure, connection, or personal growth, The Oaks has it all!

Located in the beautiful Ballena Valley, The Oak will add natural beauty to your corporate offsite!

📍 Location: 

  • Ramona, California

🛫 Logistics: 

  • 6 minutes from Yoakum Municipal Airport


🏠 Property feature: 

  • On-site restaurant & bar
  • On-site swimming pool & fitness center
  • Large common spaces and fast Wi-fi

🔎 What to explore:

  • On-site water slide, pickleball, sand volleyball, tennis, disk golf, basketball
  • On-site Yoga and meditation
  • Balboa Park
  • Old Town San Diego

Want to Plan Your Next Corporate Retreat in California? Ask Our experts

California is calling! This ever-sunny state is filled with thrilling locations that will ignite your team’s adventure spirit, bonds, and productivity!

Whether your team wants rustic, comfortable, or private retreats, TeamOut is your go-to partner for your next corporate retreat!

Imagine your team cycling along the breathtaking Coast to Crest trail, exploring the Encinitas Tide Pools, or hiking through Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve.

Let TeamOut transform these visions into reality with a seamless planning process!

Book a call today.

Leave every detail to us, and watch as your team's desires, needs, and budget align for the perfect retreat!

The Golden State is waiting for you! Let’s make it happen!

About the author
Thomas Mazimann
published on
July 11, 2024
Thomas Mazimann, a French entrepreneur and former international kayaking athlete, transitioned from sports to tech after moving to the U.S. He co-founded TeamOut, revolutionizing team gatherings.

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