La Vista, active trips for women, biking, kayaking and shopping in Carmel-by-the-Sea california
home about us safaris rates and dates contact us

Share |

Rates & Dates

Safari Inclusions    |    Rates & Dates    |    Reservations    |    Accommodations    |    FAQs


To maintain the highest level of service, we limit the number of guests for each safari so we recommend booking at least 90 days in advance for the best accommodation options.

Your La Vista safari includes:
• Airport shuttle for scheduled arrival and departure days
• Welcome reception, orientation, and appetizers
• Three nights accommodations in Carmel-by-the-Sea
• Daily breakfast
• Daily Yoga
• Guided bike tour/bike rental - complimentary lunch follows bike tour
• Guided kayak tour/kayak rental - complimentary wine tasting follows kayak tour
• Guided hiking tour Point Lobos
• Shuttle for all scheduled activities
• Martini Party

Spend some time extra time in Carmel-by-the-Sea
Many La Vista guests continue their stay to see all the peninsula has to offer. Visitors from all over the world come to see the Seven Wonders of Monterey County, including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the historic Carmel Mission, Carmel's white sand beach, scenic 17 Mile Drive, and Point Lobos State Park. Also, consider Carmel's 100+ galleries, endless boutiques, and world class restaurants. Your concierge can assist with arrangements and directions to the best of the region.

If you're considering adding days onto your safari, we recommend planning ahead, as rooms are not always available last-minute. Just let us know if you'd like to book an extra night at your hotel.

Treat yourself to a massage or body treatment
We can arrange a variety of body treatments with our favorite therapists. Located steps from your hotel, ask us for options and rates. We recommend booking at least three weeks in advance to guarantee the best scheduling options.

All dates are travel dates. The first date is the day you arrive. The second date is the day you depart.
Availability changes daily, please contact us for current availability.

2008 La Vista Dates
September 15 - 18

La Vista Active Three Day/Three Night Safari Safari Rates Special Visionary Rate ~ Offered up to 90 days prior to safari date, pending availability
Shared Bedroom ~ for pairs of friends booking together. Rates are per person. Shared Bedroom, two twin beds, Casual Hotel
$1,475 per person
Shared Bedroom, two twin beds, Casual Hotel
$1,375 per person
  Shared Bedroom, two twin beds, Premium Hotel
$1,695 per person
Shared Bedroom, two twin beds, Premium Hotel
$1,595 per person
Private Bedroom ~ for a solo guest Private room, queen bed, Casual Hotel
$1,950 per person
Private room, queen bed, Casual Hotel
$1,850 per person
Private room, queen bed, Premium Hotel
$2,295 per person
Private room, queen bed, Premium Hotel
$2,195 per person


Accommodations ~ The Cypress Inn

Cypress In, Carmel-by-the-Sea

"Carmel's Landmark Hotel since 1929," complete with courtyard, tapas restaurant, and full-service bar serving afternoon tea daily. Owned by Doris Day and Dennis LeVett, the Cypress Inn is also famous among pet owners ~ dogs are welcome in many areas of the hotel.

Built in 1929, the Cypress Inn’s Mediterranean facade hints Old World charm while making you feel right at home in the intimate lounge or garden courtyard. Just a short walk to Ocean Avenue’s boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, the 44-room inn is central to Carmel-by-the-Sea. Down the lane lies Carmel's famous white-sand beach. Within easy walking distance you'll find galleries, shopping, cafes and restaurants.

cypress innRooms have village or courtyard views and are appointed with either a queen size bed for a single or two twin beds for a pair of friends. Feel free to inquire about upgrades to ocean views or king size beds. All rooms feature marble tile bathrooms, snuggly bathrobes, complimentary sherry, fruit baskets, and nightly turndown service. Additionally, each room has an am/fm/cd player, hair dryer, iron and board, cable TV, and a telephone with data port and voice mail.

Terry’s Bar, located just past the reception desk, offers a variety of beverages including excellent local whites and reds, making it the perfect spot for meeting new friends. Don't miss classic Doris Day movie posters recalling a time gone by.

Breakfast al fresco each morning will make you feel as if you’ve awoken in a village on the Côte d’Azur. The courtyard’s brilliant white walls and red roof tiles coax climbing vines and lush flora, creating a perfect spot for conversation, a soothing cup of tea, or an evening glass of wine.

Other hotel features include concierge service, fax, computer, complimentary coffee, and wheelchair accessibility. Incidentals available at your own expense include phone calls, room service, laundry and dry cleaning.

Casual Accommodation ~ Casa de Carmel:
A charming country-style bed and breakfast, Casa de Carmel is located around the corner from its sister-Inn, the Cypress Inn. Accommodations are distinctively appointed and comfortable and include a light breakfast in your room. Guests are also welcome to enjoy amenities at the Cypress Inn such as the courtyard breakfast, the cozy fireplace living room, and Terry’s Lounge restaurant and bar.

All accommodations are within walking distance to Ocean Avenue’s boutiques, galleries, restaurants, the Artista studio, the Lauryn Taylor Gallery, the yoga studio, and the beach.

back to top


To Make Your Safari Reservation

1. Check current availability and request a 24-hour courtesy hold by calling 831-625-5748 or emailing to Availability is not guaranteed without a courtesy hold confirmation.

2. Download a Reservation Form:   Click here to download the registration form >>

A PDF version of our registration form will download to your computer for printing. The downloaded versions of the form requires Acrobat Reader or similar reader usually available standard on your computer. If it's not, click here. If you cannot open and print out our forms, feel free to call for a mailed or faxed version at 831-625-5748 or email at

3. Fill out both forms completely and fax back to 831-625-4267. Reservations require payment at the time the reservation is made. Visa, Mastercard, Amex and checks are accepted. Reservations may be made over the phone, followed by the faxing or mailing of your reservation forms.

4. A Reservation Confirmation will be emailed to you.

Rates and Dates are subject to change and safaris are subject to cancellation if minimum guest registrations are not met, which rarely happens.

Guest Cancellation Policy
Manifesta does not offer cash/check or credit card refunds for any reason. A portion of your payment may be used as credit for another safari within two years of your original safari date. We will gladly transfer your credit to antoher guest and/or Manifesta Safari. Depending on when you cancel, cancellation fees may apply. Fees are determined by the following schedule:

• If you cancel more than 90 days beforte your safari start date, 100% of your payment may be applied to another Manifesta safari.
• If you cancel 60-89 days before your safari start date, 70% of your payment may be applied to another Manifesta safari. YOu will forfeit 30% of the price of your safari.
• If you cancel 15 - 59 days before your safari start date, 40% of your payment may be applied to another Manifesta safari. YOu will forfeit 60% of the price of your safari.
• If you cancel 14 days or less before your safari start date, you will forfeit your entire payment.

Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury, or personal emergencies. We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early. YOu must submit your signed REservation Form and Participating Agreement, Release of Assumption of All Risks Form within one week of booking or 90 days prior to safari start date, whichever comes first. Guests who fail to do so, may be subject to an automatic cancellation and the above policy will apply

To Join a Safari
• All safaris are open to solo guests and small groups of all experience levels.
• Unless a safari date is listed as Co-ed, guests must be female.
• Guests must be at least 14 to join and accompanied by an adult if under 18. There is no maximum age limit. Mothers, daughters, and families are welcome.


back to top


womens vacations, learn to paint, learn to surf, visit carmel california

site design by: EFFLORESCENCE