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Northern California Travel Tips & FAQs | CordeValle

  • Is there parking at CordeValle?
    Yes. Guests enjoy convenient valet or self-parking included with the daily resort fee. Valet parking gives you unlimited in and out access so you can drive out and explore surrounding attractions and activities in San Martin, CA.
  • Is CordeValle a pet-friendly resort?
    Yes. Pets are allowed at CordeValle. They are welcome in our guest rooms, outdoor dining areas and we also have a dog park. There is a $175 fee for each pet per stay, and pets must be on a leash in public area.
  • What does a CordeValle Membership cost?
    CordeValle Membership cost varies for different memberships purchased by the customers. We offer a Lifestyle Membership that provides full use of the resort's facilities and amenities, except the golf course, and we offer Executive, Corporate, and Young Professionals Golf Memberships, as well as a National Golf Membership for golfers that live 150 miles outside of CordeValle.
  • Do any guestrooms at CordeValle have two beds?
    All rooms and suites are outfitted with one California King-sized bed. For additional bedding, we can place one rollaway bed in our Fairway Rooms and Bungalows, and two rollaway beds in our Villa Suites. Rollaway beds are available for a $85 fee per night.
  • What time is check-in/check-out in CordeValle?
    Check-in time at CordeValle is at 4:00 pm, and check-out is at 12:00 pm (noon). We, unfortunately, cannot guarantee early check-ins or late check-outs, but we will try to accommodate these requests as business allows.
  • Can you access resort activities if not a hotel guest?
    No, you cannot use CordeValle resort activities if you are not a guest. CordeValle is known for its charm and intimacy. Only hotel guests and CordeValle membership holders can use the resort experiences and amenities, including our CordeValle golf course, restaurants, and spa.
  • What does CordeValle mean?
    CordeValle is derived from the Spanish phrase “El Corazón del Valle” (“the heart of the valley”). Located on1,700 acres of picturesque countryside in the heart of the Santa Clara Valley, south of San Jose, CordeValle is world-class golf, spa, and winery resort in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California.
  • Is CordeValle Golf Club good for playing golf?
    CordeValle Golf Club is one of the most popular golf clubs near the Santa Cruz Mountain range. Not only does it provide a scenic view while you play, but it also provides equipment rental and resourceful amenities and activities that will enhance your golfing experience.
  • Do guests have any privilege if they are not liable for any CordeValle membership?
    CordeValle members, as well as non-members, enjoy full access to complimentary activities, including bocce ball, hiking trails, and kid's programs, as well as golf and tennis, for a fee. Our concierge can assist with reservations, activities, and questions.
  • Are racquets and ball machines available at the CordeValle tennis center?
    CordeValle provides premium-quality racquets and modern ball machines for tennis activities. We aim to serve you with the best tennis equipment and a smartly designed pavilion to ensure you have a great time playing tennis at CordeValle tennis center.
  • How much is the CordeValle Youth Golf Tournament fee?
    The entry fee for each player in the CordeValle Golf tournament is $175. This amount includes a green fee, cart fee, base caddy fee (gratuity not included), and awards for the top teams following the tournament.
  • Does CordeValle resort have accessible accommodation?
    CordeValle resort offers comfort and luxury to all guests. People with accessibility needs are equally welcomed and can choose between our accessible fairway room, accessible bungalows or a accessible villa suite.
  • Is CordeValle Spa open throughout the day?
    No, CordeValle Spa is open from 9 am – 5 pm. You can also make a reservation before paying a visit to CordeValle spa. The spa is, however, open to CordeValle members and our guests. Rejuvenate in the tranquility of our spa from Wednesday to Sunday.
  • What is the CordeValle Ultimate Golf Package?
    Play a championship 18-hole course at CordeValle golf club in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains and relish in luxury accommodations. This package is highly anticipated and is an excellent opportunity to book a luxurious stay at CordeValle resort.
  • How much does a CordeValle wedding cost?
    CordeValle is a romantic wedding destination with beautiful indoor and outdoor venues, including the Ballroom, Rose Garden and Oak Terrace. The resort also offers exquisite catering, wedding planners, and custom packages for different budgets. For wedding costs at CordeValle and entire planning, contact Wedding Specialist Kristina Robeson at (408) 695-4565 or inquire.
  • Does CordeValle offer private dining space?
    CordeValle offers private dining spaces and intimate venues for dinner parties, wedding rehearsal dinners, holiday banquets, and company and team lunches. The One iron Bar Terrace is a lovely alfresco setting for dinner parties and small cocktail parties with beautiful golf course views.
  • What are the closest airports to the resort?
    CordeValle is located 35 minutes from Mineta San Jose International Airport. San Francisco International Airport is 60 minutes away, and Monterey Regional Airport is only 50 minutes away by car. Transfer car services may be arranged through the CordeValle concierge desk.
  • What is there to do in San Martin, CA?
    Located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in south Santa Clara County, San Martin is a beautiful city with charming estate wineries, ranches, farms, golf courses, parks, biking, and equestrian trails, and attractions, including the Wings of History Aircraft Museum. San Martin is close to Gilroy Premium Outlets and Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park.
  • How far is CordeValle from San Jose?
    Located in the southern part of Santa Clara County, CordeValle resort and golf club is 30 minutes south of San Jose and Silicon Valley.
  • What is there to do in Northern California?
    Northern California offers a diverse landscape with mountains, beaches, forests, lakes, rivers, and endless outdoor activities. From wine tasting in Napa Valley to golf in the Santa Cruz Mountains, to Lake Tahoe skiing, to the beaches of Santa Cruz to the sights of San Francisco, to the coastal redwood forests, Northern California is a vacation playground.
  • What is the weather in Northern California?
    Northern California has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild, rainy winters. Summer and early fall are hot, with cooler nights. The spring and autumn months are mild with cool evenings. Winters are gentle with cool days and cold nights and are considered the rainy season between January and March. The high mountains get winter snow, and the deserts experience hot summers and cool winters.