The Lost Whale
Welcome!... to our warm, spacious, Cape Cod style inn with wood planked flooring and elegant country decor enhanced by the fine art of local artisans.
a cliff above perhaps the most stunning stretch of coastline in
California, the Lost Whale Inn is a spectacular retreat."
(Bed & Breakfast Guide, Prentice-Hall)
Situated on 5 wooded acres, the inn has 7 rooms, all with private bath and most with spectacular ocean views. Guests can enjoy the decks, gardens and hot tub which all view the ocean. Included are a huge, gourmet breakfast and afternoon tea. Located 4 miles north of the village of Trinidad and 20 minutes' drive north of Eureka, the Lost Whale Inn is secluded and quiet, and only fifteen minutes from Redwood National Park, home of the largest trees in the world. There are over 100, 000 acres of hiking trails nearby, and miles of unspoiled beaches. Walk to Patrick's Point State Park, or bicycle, fish, boat, golf, horseback ride or beachcomb within minutes from the inn.
All of our rooms include breakfast, afternoon wine reception and homemade snacks. We have high speed wireless internet available throughout the Inn. Three suites are available, each combining two of our beautiful rooms.
Sunset Magazine named the Lost Whale Inn the best place to stay in Trinidad and noted: "the breakfasts are fabulous." Built in 1989, the inn is quiet, soundproofed and romantic. American Historic Inns chose the Lost Whale as "one of the ten most romantic inns in the entire US."
We are one of the only inns on the west coast that can boast of a scenic, wooded trail leading to our secluded private beach and cove complete with jutting rocks, tide pools that are brimming with abundant marine life.
You will wake up to the waves crashing over Abalone Cove's breath-taking sea stacks, while hearing and later seeing the barking sea lions that colonize the turtle sea stack just below the Inn.
Near the end of the day, partake of an afternoon tea of wine, sherry and pastries. Soak in our hot tub overlooking the ocean and watch the glorious sunset. Afterward, indulge in the culinary expertise of our nearby award-winning restaurants.
In the quiet of the night, lounge in the living room and listen to music or engage in
conversation with other guests. Curl up with a good book from our library in front of a
If you're bringing the kids, be assured there are endless ways to channel their boundless energies. While you're
relaxing on the deck, they'll have the run of the enclosed grounds as they pick berries near the greenhouse. Also, they'll have fun in our elaborate playground and playhouse. At day's end, they'll delight in sleeping in their very own loft.
Tired from a wonderful day's hike in the redwoods? Want to arrange for a romantic afternoon with a side-by-side massage for two? Or just want to be pampered because you're on vacation .our spa services will treat you from head to toe with relaxation, therapeutic massage, and personal care.
Whether you are planning for a family
reunion holiday or anniversary celebration, a wedding, graduation party, or special
adventure on the North Coast with your friends, hosting your event at the Lost Whale Inn
bed and breakfast will be a memorable experience! We have a Boutique Wedding package
available for your wedding, for more information please
We have catering menues or we can create special menus tailored to your wedding or event theme, just let us know what you are looking for!
Our decks are perfect for easy, elegant outdoor gatherings or relaxed barbeques for your group or family event. The Pacific Coast is a spectacular backdrop for any occassion.
For those of you who come in the winter months, the excitement of ocean storms is an added attraction. The peace and solitude can be a refreshing and welcome break from your fast-paced life.
Rates and Policies
welcome, and there is a safely-enclosed
playground for children.
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