Many a family reunion have been held here with plenty of space for a scavenger hunt, or bocci ball, or just relaxing at the poolside bar with your margarita. Business meeting space is available for that corporate retreat. And of course, weddings are a special part of the Lodge. With every wedding being a custom event, each couple leaves with a special memory embedded in their heart.Experience the warm Carmel Valley offers award winning wine tasting, horseback riding on the trails of the countryside, drives through open ranchland, and of course, shopping. The Valley boasts a wide variety of boutique shops, galleries and studios. Come relax at a day spa, or browse through a garden shop.