There is a lot to love about Sonoma County. From wine tasting to hot air ballooning to extraordinary culinary adventures, Wine Country California has something for everyone. Read on to discover the best things to do in Sonoma and Glen Ellen.
Visit local wineries
There are more than 50 wineries in a 10 mile radius of Olea Hotel. Start your research by clicking below to see our list of personal favs. Also, you can contact our front desk staff to help with any further questions or reservations.
Dine at local restaurants
The town of Glen Ellen has an incredible variety of dining options. From Glen Ellen Star to The Fig Cafe, there is something for every palette. Click below to see our favorite options in the area and downtown Sonoma.
Ride a hot-air balloon
Start your day bright and early with panoramic views of Sonoma Valley from a hot-air balloon. Enjoy a magical trip through vineyards and the Sonoma mountainside. After the flight, enjoy a provided lunch and a toast of sparkling wine.
go for a hike
Hiking in Sonoma Valley is a must-do! Enjoy easy-medium trails through the mountainside, valleys, and vineyards. Some of the best hiking can be found in close proximity to the hotel at Jack London State Park, Sugarloaf State Park, and Sonoma Regional Park.
Experience a wine tour
Be spoiled by locals as they take you to their favorite wineries and curated tours. A wine tour is the best way to experience a fun-filled and educational wine tasting excursion. If you’re a novice or a wine connoisseur, our recommended wine tour operators can customize your itinerary to your liking.
Enjoy a panoramic view of sonoma valley
Kunde Family Winery’s mountaintop wine tasting is definitely something worth planning for during your trip to Sonoma Wine Country. Within minutes from the hotel, enjoy a 2-hour excursion around the property where wine tasting on a 1400ft elevation deck is definitely a highlight.
the best play to stay in glen ellen – sonoma valley is olea hotel
With all the conveniences of a bed and breakfast and the luxuries of a boutique inn, there is no better place to relax and unwind than Olea Hotel. Take advantage of the many restful spots located on our property, like our pool and hot tub area. Daily gourmet breakfast, complimentary wine in the lobby, and spa services are among the many amenities to enjoy during your stay.