Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur
The oceanview cottages and cliff-edge infinity pools here are the stuff of dream honeymoons. At the Sierra Mar restaurant, chef John Cox recently debuted a Taste of Big Sur menu that celebrates the coast with dishes such as red abalone marinated in kelp. From $675. (831) 667-2200. Photo courtesy of Kodiak Greenwood. This appeared in the June/July 2013 issue.