Why Meet in Monterey
HOST A MEMORABLE MEETING IN MONTEREY, CA
Known for being "the greatest meeting of land and sea," Monterey is a vibrant destination where its easy to connect with colleagues, collaborate on ideas, and celebrate with family and friends. Located steps from Monterey Bay, shopping, dining and iconic attractions, like Fisherman's Wharf, Portola Hotel & Spa puts you in the heart of it all.
Our hotel offers flexible meeting and event space with access to the best of Monterey County, from golf courses to wineries to beaches. Gather your group for a day on the fairways, cruise down 17-Mile Drive, or explore Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and Big Sur.
Plan your event at Portola Hotel & Spa and experience the culture, history and beauty of Monterey County.
THE BEAUTY OF MONTEREY BAY
Inspire your meeting groups and colleagues in a spectacular setting on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. We are within steps of charter cruises, whale watching trips, and kayaking and paddle boarding adventures on beautiful Monterey Bay. We are also just minutes from events and exhibits at the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium.
WINE COUNTRY EXPERIENCES
Monterey County is home to beautiful vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms offering award-winning Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, and many varietals. Plan a wine tasting adventure and tours of nearby wineries and vineyards with your group and team. Taste wine directly from a barrel and learn from the winemakers.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Inspiration and collaboration are inevitable when you can explore the outdoors of Monterey County. From championship golf courses to scenic hiking trails at Point Lobos to biking along the Monterey Bay coastline, this captivating coastal destination will energize you.
HISTORIC SITES & LANDMARKS
Host an evening with your group at a historic estate in a lavish rose garden at La Mirada. Tour the many historical sites outside the Portola Hotel & Spa, including the the Monterey Custom House.