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  • Travel + Leisure

    8 Most Beautiful Lodges Just Outside of National Parks

    Published By: travelandleisure
    A taste of European sophistication alongside some of America’s most stunning views — that’s what’s on offer at Château du Sureau, a nine-acre “country house resort” resting in the Sierra Nevada foothills. With only 10 guest rooms and the exquisite Villa du Sureau, accommodations here can also be a task to come by.
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  • 8 Expert Hacks for Having the Perfect Yosemite Trip

    8 Expert Hacks for Having the Perfect Yosemite Trip

    Published By: Bestlifeonline
    “I recommend booking a private or group tour the first day and going on your own the second day to further explore a spot that captured your heart or piqued your interest,” Keri-Jo Miles, the concierge at the  Château du Sureau hotel, tells Best Life. “Another option is to plan your ‘big’ hike on the first day and then play ‘tourist’ on the second to visit ‘must-see’ highlights.”
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  • Caviar Affair Magazine

    Summer issue of Caviar Affair Magazine

    Published By: Caviar Affair
    Caviar Affair magazine is a print and digital magazine enjoyed by readers worldwide. Readers are affluent consumers who are well traveled foodies.  Written exclusively for proven, repeat spenders on luxury products, services and travel. Topics include luxury items, real estate, investments, private banking, wealth advice, private jets, yachts, wine and spirits, culinary, beauty, exclusive vacation destination, unique products, jewelry, timepieces, fine automobiles and restaurants (Circulation: 175,000).
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  • The Best Places to Travel in June, from Yosemite to Provence

    The Best Places to Travel in June, from Yosemite to Provence

    Published By: cntraveler
    When it comes to accommodations, you can’t do much better than Château du Sureau, a nine-acre castle resort about 16 miles from Yosemite National Park. The Provencal-inspired property features ten elegant rooms (and one private villa), a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and expansive gardens.
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  • The Grand Epicurean Experience at Chateau du Sureau with a Private Plane Tour of Yosemite

    The Grand Epicurean Experience at Château du Sureau with a Private Plane Tour of Yosemite

    Published By: Luxurytravelmagazine
    The Grand Epicurean Villa Experience offered at Château du Sureau, a luxurious nine-acre country house resort tucked away among the green foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is the ultimate way to enjoy the Relais and Châteaux property and its majestic neighbor, the majestic Yosemite National Park.
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  • Travel + Leisure

    The Best Places to Travel in May

    Published By: travelandleisure
    Warm, dry weather, flowing waterfalls, and spring flowers make May a beautiful time in Yosemite. Summer crowds are a month away, and you can enjoy the park’s natural beauty as well as the Yosemite History Center and Yosemite Climbing Museum & Gallery. 
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  • Cosmo Recpies that are Perfect to Sip When You're Watching Sex and the City (again)

    Cosmo Recipes that are Perfect to Sip When You're Watching Sex and the City (again)

    Published By: thezoereport
    I know I took a few liberties here and tweaked the drink but hope you agree it was worth it to be included in the roundup! TZR offers fashion, beauty and lifestyle finds from celebrity stylist, Rachel Zoe. Coverage includes shoes, accessories, handbags, apparel and more (UVM: 465,776).
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  • 5 unique adventure travel experiences to have this year

    Five Unique Adventure Travel Experiences to Have This Year

    Published By: 10best
    Best of both worlds at Yosemite: Château du Sureau, a nine-acre castle resort set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is offering a combined European escape in California with a Yosemite dream trip. It includes a two-day/one-night backpacking and hiking adventure with one’s own private naturalist guide and chef.
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  • Champagne Campaign

    Champagne Campaign

    Published By: cvlux
    Reminiscent of the French 75 and found in the Château du Sureau’s Cellar Bar, this classic cocktail nods at the local elderberries for which the hidden gem is named. Comprised of elderflower liqueur, gin, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and brut bubbles, it’s as crisp as the surrounding mountain air.
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  • Where to book for a romantic Valentine’s Day? 10 great California hotel and date ideas

    Where to book for a romantic Valentine’s Day? 10 great California hotel and date ideas

    Published By: Los Angeles Times
    Château du Sureau, 16 miles from the entrance to Yosemite National Park, is a 9-acre haven at the edge of the Sierra. Its 10 rooms are full of European flourishes, and there’s a two-bedroom villa if you’re looking to shoot the moon. (This is a popular site for weddings). There are spa services. Its restaurant, the Elderberry House, will offer a seven-course,
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  • 11 Romantic Hotels With Great Valentine's Day Packages

    11 Romantic Hotels With Great Valentine's Day Packages

    Published By: townandcountrymag
    Located in Oakhurst, California, Château du Sureau sits on nine acres outside Yosemite National Park. With only 10 exclusive rooms, each one is elegant, luxurious, and French-inspired, making it the perfect romantic hideaway this February. The Treasured Romance package includes breakfast, champagne and chocolate strawberries, a couples’s massage or facial, and a Valentine’s Day tasting menu for two.
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  • Starting The New Year In Style At The Elderberry House

    Starting The New Year In Style At The Elderberry House

    Published By: mercedcountytimes
    Let’s assume you’ve been faithfully following your New Year’s resolutions to get in shape. Maybe you’ve been attending your new gym or trying some of the myriad of outdoor activities. It’s time for a reward, in this case a decadent reward.
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  • A Month of Christmas with a Bit of New Year’s Eve

    A Month of Christmas with a Bit of New Year’s Eve

    Published By: sierranewsonline
    OAKHURST–***UPDATED 12/15/2021*** Holiday festivities abound all over the mountain area. Below is a sampling of what’s available. If you don’t see something that grabs your fancy, keep checking back. This article will be updated as new information comes across the desk.
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  • The 7 Best Places to Go This January

    The 7 Best Places to Go This January

    Published By: townandcountrymag
    January is often considered one of the bleakest months of the year. The excitement of the holidays has worn off, it’s unbearably cold (for most of us), restrictive New Year resolution diets have begun, and there’s nothing ahead but a long, interminable winter.
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  • Wine & Champagne Tastings Kick off the Holidays at Château du Sureau’s The Elderberry House in Oakhurst

    Wine & Champagne Tastings Kick off the Holidays at Château du Sureau’s The Elderberry House in Oakhurst

    Published By: yourcentralvalley
    This Fall and Winter, Château du Sureau’s award-winning The Elderberry House has created two tastings to experience the best of world-class wines and champagne. It’s Perfect for date-night, pre-holiday get-together, or an opportunity to reconnect with a friend, these events pair perfectly with a night at the Château, or one of their other holiday dining events.
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  • Facial Massage Is Really Good for Your Skin: Here's the Right Way to Do It

    Facial Massage Is Really Good for Your Skin: Here's the Right Way to Do It

    Published By: byrdie
    When we encounter someone with luminous, youthful skin, our first instinct is to interrogate them about what products they use. But what few pursuers of perfect complexions think to consider is that how one applies a serum or moisturizer is just as important as the formula itself.
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  • This Under-the-radar Château Is the Most Luxurious Place to Stay Near Yosemite National Park MSN

    This Under-the-Radar Château Is the Most Luxurious Place to Stay Near Yosemite National Park

    Published By: msn
    Château du Sureau provides a European escape at the gateway to a beloved national park.
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  • This Under-the-radar Château Is the Most Luxurious Place to Stay Near Yosemite National Park Yahoo News

    This Under-the-radar Château Is the Most Luxurious Place to Stay Near Yosemite National Park

    Published By: yahoo
    For travelers to Yosemite National Park in search of the perfect combination of comfort and adventure, an under-the-radar château combines the ambiance of European luxury with quick access to the spectacular views of one of California’s most beloved landscapes.
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  • Travel + Leisure

    This Under-the-radar Château Is the Most Luxurious Place to Stay Near Yosemite National Park

    Published By: travelandleisure
    For travelers to Yosemite National Park in search of the perfect combination of comfort and adventure, an under-the-radar château combines the ambiance of European luxury with quick access to the spectacular views of one of California’s most beloved landscapes.
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  • Sound Bath Of Luxurious Silence At Château Du Sureau

    Sound Bath Of Luxurious Silence At Château Du Sureau

    Published By: forbes
    California’s “Gold Country” towns are known for mid-19th century architecture, historic parks (many of which are former mines), and proximity to Yosemite National Park. But luxury hotels are not exactly on every corner in this neck of the woods.
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  • 11 romantic small towns and resorts for fall across the United States

    11 Romantic small towns and resorts for fall across the United States

    Published By: 10best
    While California might not have an abundance of flaming red maple trees, it does feature scenic Highway 49, better known as the Gold Rush Trail. You can head out of historic Oakhurst to check out its mining past and drive up into the Sierra Nevada foothills where you’ll find aspens and dogwoods in full color.
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  • The 8 best destinations to visit in November

    The 8 best destinations to visit in November

    Published By: thepointsguy
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. Whether you are back commuting to the office, still stuck at home, or dealing with the craziness of having your kids back in school, you’ll probably need a break by November.
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  • Chateau du Sureau

    Château du Sureau

    Published By: essentialist
    “ Traditional European service and the allure of fine dining. Your fairy tale getaway awaits at Château du Sureau. “ The Estate by the Elderberries is comprised of the luxurious Relais & Châteaux, Château du Sureau; the award-winning The Elderberry House Restaurant; the relaxing Spa du Sureau; and the private Villa Sureau.
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  • 17 Fall Foliage Getaways

    17 Fall Foliage Getaways

    Published By: forbestravelguide
    Fall paints leafy landscapes with rich red, gold and orange shades that are so picture-perfect, you will want to pack your bags and hit the road to see them in person. Of course, many of these destinations are parks and mountains.
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  • 11 Weekend Getaways Within 5 Hours of LA That Are Perfect for Fall

    11 Weekend Getaways Within 5 Hours of LA That Are Perfect for Fall

    Published By: thrillist
    Summer has finally given way to fall, which honestly doesn’t mean much to those of us who call Los Angeles home. Aside from vaguely cooler temperatures and shorter days, our city remains as green and temperate as ever.
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  • The Best Hotels for Leaf-Peeping Season

    The Best Hotels for Leaf-Peeping Season

    Published By: hotelsabovepar
    You may not consider the west coast a prime spot for foliage viewing, but California’s Madeira County will surprise and delight you. Here, you’ll find Château du Sureau. The palatial-inspired hotel is tucked away in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Throughout the month of October, Château du Sureau will offer private tours of the park — complete with a lovely picnic spread.
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  • Oakhurst, California's chateau du sureau welcomes Yosemite-bound travelers

    Oakhurst, California's Château du Sureau welcomes Yosemite-bound travelers

    Published By: coolhunting
    From nature-covered campgrounds to historic lodges in tiny towns, various styles of accommodation populate the wondrous wooded areas in and around Yosemite National Park. None are quite like Oakhurst, California’s Château du Sureau, an elegant retreat etched into nine hillside acres with views of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
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  • The Best National Park in Every State

    The Best National Park in Every State

    Published By: shermanstravel
    Everyone should visit Yosemite National Park at least once. The bucket-list destination comprises more than 1,000 square miles, with natural wonders like Half Dome and Glacier Point, and tons of waterfalls. You can see the more calm side of the park at Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.
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  • 8 incredible hotels at Yosemite National Park, including a retro Airstream and a majestic mountain lodge

    8 Incredible hotels at Yosemite National Park, including a retro Airstream and a majestic mountain lodge

    Published By: insider
    Château du Sureau, a Relais & Châteaux property, is a 5-star luxury hotel possessing a European fairy tale feel with a majestic stone turret, manicured gardens, and cozy interiors. Located in the foothills of the Sierras near Yosemite, the Château du Sureau is about a 20-minute drive to the South Gate.
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  • AARP's Guide to Yosemite National Park

    AARP's Guide to Yosemite National Park

    Published By: aarp
    Fifteen miles from Yosemite’s South Entrance, in Oakhurst, you’ll find mountain curio gift shops and a strip of chain motels, plus boating and fishing in nearby Bass Lake. Spoil yourself at the ultraluxurious Château du Sureau, with villas and suites fit for French royalty on a mountain estate southwest of town. 
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  • Americans are spending more money than ever on super luxe vacations

    Americans are spending more money than ever on super luxe vacations

    Published By: nypost
    Château du Sureau, a Relais & Châteaux hotel near Yosemite National Park, in Oakhurst, Calif., where rooms average close to $1,000 a night, is so busy with bookings that owner Jonathan Rosenson said that he needed to add a second reservationist.
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  • National Treasures: 4 Luxury Hotels Near to U.S. National Parks

    National Treasures: 4 Luxury Hotels Near to U.S. National Parks

    Published By: christiesrealestate
    Just 16 miles (25 km) from Yosemite National Park, the five-diamond Château du Sureau offers a luxurious base from which to explore, with 10 graciously appointed rooms. But for true seclusion, opt for its exclusive-use Villa du Sureau—a 2,000 square-foot (185 sq m) Parisian-style retreat, hidden behind a private-gated entrance within the hotel’s grounds.
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  • 8 Romantic Fall Getaways In The United States

    8 Romantic Fall Getaways In The United States

    Published By: travelawaits
    You think of epic outdoor adventures when it comes to Yosemite. But with the vistas and secluded forests, it’s also romantic. Fall is perfect for a backcountry day hike. Many couples choose Cathedral Peak for the perfect spot to pop the question.
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  • The Yosemite Excursion at Chateau du Sureau, a Relais and Chateaux

    The Yosemite Excursion at Château du Sureau, a Relais and Châteaux

    Published By: luxurytravelmagazine
    The Yosemite Excursion at Château du Sureau combines Five Diamond luxury with breathing natural beauty amidst the green foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The inspired nature outing experience includes a private Yosemite trip for two with gourmet picnic lunch, two-night stay, seasonal welcome beverage upon arrival, and breakfast for two each morning.
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  • Where to stay in Yosemite Park? At the Château du Sureau hotel

    Where to stay in Yosemite Park? At the Château du Sureau hotel

    Published By: conocedores
    Yosemite National Park is one of the great attractions of the state of California, which captivates with its more than 3,000 square kilometers of waterfalls, valleys, giant redwoods and incredible granite peaks. In this wonderful setting, located at the gateway to this natural paradise, stands the luxurious Château du Sureau hotel.
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  • Incredible Inns: These characteristic havens elevate the road trip

    Incredible Inns: These characteristic havens elevate the road trip

    Published By: hautelivingsf
    For those missing Europe, this European-intoned retreat, located at the gateway to Yosemite National Park, eases that pain and longing for far-flung travel. Founded by an Austrian intent on bringing part of her Old World élan to northern California, this castle-like hotel and its compound reference the French countryside. 
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  • 12 Boutique Hotels Outside Major U.S. Cities That Make the Case for a Road Trip

    12 Boutique Hotels Outside Major U.S. Cities That Make the Case for a Road Trip

    Published By: architecturaldigest
    This modern-day stately château may be in Oakhurst, California, but it’s reminiscent of a centuries-old, storied castle in the French countryside. Settled within a nine-acre property in the rolling foothills just outside Yosemite National Park, the 10-room Château du Sureau is a beacon of Old World charm.
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  • 30 Best Hotels in America in 2021

    30 Best Hotels in America in 2021

    Published By: news.yahoo
    Château du Sureau is a 5-star luxury hotel in Oakhurst, California. The hotel has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 316 visitor reviews on TripAdvisor. Primary property amenities include yoga classes, free parking and breakfast, boating and babysitting.
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  • 30 Best Hotels in America in 2021

    30 Best Hotels in America in 2021

    Published By: insidermonkey
    Château du Sureau is a 5-star luxury hotel in Oakhurst, California. The hotel has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 316 visitor reviews on TripAdvisor. Primary property amenities include yoga classes, free parking and breakfast, boating and babysitting. Rooms are allergy free and soundproof with amenities that include features like flat screen TVs, master bed, luxury bathrooms etc.
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  • No Need To Rough It: Luxury Hotels Near 8 U.S. National Parks

    No Need To Rough It: Luxury Hotels Near 8 U.S. National Parks

    Published By: forbes
    Château du Sureau near Yosemite National Park. This Relais & Châteaux member is 16 miles from the entrance to the 1200 square mile park in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. Due to COVID regulations, visitors must have reservations to enter the park which the resort can arrange along with activities such as boat rentals for canoeing, fishing or just floating along on Bass Lake, fly fishing with a guide on the Merced River, trail rides on horseback and off road adventures.
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  • Outside Yosemite, fairytale Chateau du Sureau is a true hidden gem

    Outside Yosemite, fairytale Château du Sureau is a true hidden gem

    Published By: 7x7
    The next morning, a three-course breakfast of freshly baked croissants, custardy fruit tarts, yogurt parfaits, and herbaceous egg frittatas awaits on the patio. If I’ve ever had a more elaborate hotel breakfast in the U.S., I can’t recall it.
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  • 12 Boutique Hotels Outside Major U.S. Cities That Make the Case for a Road Trip

    6 Destination Hotels Near National Parks

    Published By: architecturaldigest
    Nestled in rolling foothills at the gateway to Yosemite, Château du Sureau is reminiscent of the French countryside. The property has 10 rooms, each inspired by the South of France and individually decorated—the 2,000-square-foot Villa du Sureau, with two bedrooms and a library, is the most impressive of them all.
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  • 5 Reasons To Book Chateau Du Sureau at Yosemite National Park

    5 Reasons To Book Château Du Sureau at Yosemite National Park

    Published By: travelbinger
    Château Du Sureau feels straight out of a European storybook, and the estate is reminiscent of the French countryside that’s compelled visitors for centuries. The resort’s elegant interior, with guest rooms named after herbs and flowers found in the Provence region, showcases European antiques, tapestries and artwork.
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  • Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report - 2020

    Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

    Published By: Hideaway Report
    Last year, before the world was upended by the coronavirus outbreak, I took a trip to Greece, specifically to the islands of the Cyclades. At the time of writing, travelers from the United States are still subject to quarantine requirements on arrival in Athens.
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  • The 40 best California experiences: Winter edition

    The 40 best California experiences: Winter edition

    Published By: latimes
    The rest of the world might not understand our winters, but Southern Californians know. We recognize that great things happen in these months ahead. It’s not just holiday lights and snow in the mountains but whale migrations, elephant seal love-ins, butterfly conventions and “Nutcracker” productions, pandemic permitting. Also excellent surf. Easier desert hikes.
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