Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit."
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life."-Smiley Blanton
"The best proof of love is trust."
Perfect love is rare indeed - for to be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the...
Do we serve breakfast? Can you recall when sitting down to a meal was a wonderful experience? People who cared prepared enticing food from fresh ingredients. Food was placed on fine china with gold rims and trimmed with edible flowers to create a masterpiece. One ate with exquisitely polished silver implements and had a warm spoon served for the coffee or tea to help retain the heat. Even the granola was home-made and the kitchen didn't have a microwave. The orange juice was not reconstituted from a frozen can and there were fresh flowers on each table. Color...
Join us as we celebrate 30 years of Thanksgiving at the Martine Inn overlooking the Monterey Bay! Join other in-house guests as we gather in good cheer and gratitude on November 28th! Chef Ismael will, once again, show off his down-home culinary skills. The fire will be roaring, the conversation stimulating, and the food incredibly delicious! Please call us at 831.373.3388 to reserve you place at the table!
Incredulous, but true tale! For the past two weeks whales have been spotted by our guests, during breakfast! They are mostly Humpbacks feeding on the anchovies in the Monterey Bay. It is quite a site to witness the spouts and flukes! View some great photos shared on our facebook page!