Nestled in the heart of Malibu’s majestic coastline, Nobu Ryokan emerges as a sanctuary of unparalleled luxury, offering a unique blend of Japanese traditionalism and Californian flair. This exclusive haven captures the essence of a traditional Japanese inn, redefined with a modern touch to cater to the sophisticated tastes of its global clientele.
Upon arrival, guests are immediately immersed in an ambience of tranquillity and exclusivity. The architecture, a harmonious fusion of East and West, showcases minimalist design principles, emphasizing clean lines and natural materials. Elements such as rich teak, elegant ipe wood, and smooth limestone are integrated seamlessly, complementing the soothing backdrop of the Pacific Ocean’s rhythmic waves.
The property features 16 individually designed guest rooms, each a showcase of refined craftsmanship and artistic flair. The interiors are adorned with custom-made furnishings and unique art pieces, reflecting a commitment to quality and attention to detail. Notably, the teak wood bathtubs in each room, designed to overflow into the wooden floor, offer a unique experience, especially when paired with tea and the private ocean view. These spaces are thoughtfully arranged to highlight the breathtaking ocean vistas, with expansive glass doors leading to private terraces, offering guests a secluded retreat amidst the beauty of Malibu.
At Nobu Ryokan, personalized service is paramount. A dedicated team of professionals caters to every whim with discretion and attentiveness, ensuring a stay that is both seamless and memorable. This ethos extends to the culinary experience, where the legendary creations of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa are available for private dining. Each dish is a culinary masterpiece, crafted from locally sourced ingredients and served in the intimate setting of the guest’s room or against the backdrop of the ocean.
Wellness is a cornerstone of the Ryokan experience, with facilities including a state-of-the-art fitness room and bespoke spa treatments available in the comfort and privacy of the guest’s room. These offerings are designed to rejuvenate and revitalize, aligning perfectly with Ryokan’s ethos of holistic well-being. Beyond the confines of the property, guests are encouraged to explore Malibu’s renowned beaches, scenic trails, and rich cultural tapestry.
For those eager to embrace the outdoors during their stay, the concierge at Nobu Ryokan Malibu can easily arrange for lounge chairs and towels on Carbon Beach, coordinate a tailored hiking adventure with a local Malibu guide, or organize surf lessons with a welcoming instructor. The Ryokan’s prime location not only offers direct waterfront access but is also conveniently close to Malibu’s renowned wineries, the iconic Malibu Pier, and a variety of scenic hiking trails.
Positioned less than an hour from the vibrant attractions and gourmet dining of Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles, and a mere thirty minutes from the famous Santa Monica Pier, the journey along the Pacific Coast Highway itself is a breathtaking experience. Additionally, guests of Nobu Ryokan enjoy the privilege of easier access to reservations at the nearby Nobu Malibu, one of Los Angeles’ most sought-after dining spots, with the concierge often able to fulfil even last-minute requests.
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