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Renowned for its scenic splendor and bounty of outdoor activities, this predominately upscale area is home to several interesting and stylish communities nestled in the hills or along the shoreline.

Please consult with the concierge for directions to visit any of these or other locales worthy of exploration.

Marin Magazine Where the Chefs Eat 2014

Tiburon – Affluent ocean front community with walking /biking path along ocean from end to end – path may be picked up just north of Inn Above Tide for the hour scenic and mostly level ride into Tiburon – lovely shops and restaurants

Mill Valley – Stylish hillside town at the base of Mt. Tamalpais

Muir Beach – Home to historic Pelican Inn – Restaurant and Pub. Stroll to crescent shaped beach at base of Marin Headlands

Stinson Beach – A classic northern California beach hamlet with long beach walks, trails leading up into the Redwoods of Mt. Tam, cafes and shops along Scenic Coastal Hwy 1

Pt. Reyes and Inverness – Thoughts of Ireland and Wales come to mind when visiting these villages near the Pt. Reyes National Seashore amid rolling hills, rugged shoreline and marshes full of bird and sea life – Station House Café is a natural choice for lunch after visiting the historic Pt. Reyes Lighthouse


Buckeye Roadhouse – Located at the border of Sausalito and Mill Valley – Sophisticated and thoroughly updated roadhouse creations and lively atmosphere – full bar

El Paseo Chop House – Downtown Mill Valley – The historic El Paseo has been reinvented by local resident and celebrity chef Tyler Florence

Piazza d'Angelo – Downtown Mill Valley – Venerable and popular Italian – full bar – heated patio

Caprice – Tiburon Bay front dining – Continental cuisine

Guaymas – Waterfront Tiburon – California – Mexican cuisine with two large heated outdoor patios – full bar

Sam's Café – Waterfront Tiburon – Burgers and casual American fare in largely outdoor setting facing Tiburon's yacht harbor – full bar

Picco – Larkspur – California organic

Marché aux Fleurs – Ross – Modern twists on French Provencal cuisine in lovely hamlet of Ross