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The Emerald Iguana Inn
A Bohemian Boutique Inn, Ojai, California

The Emerald Iguana is open to host all your Leisure and Essential Travel needs.
Please follow the link to learn more about our Proactive Response to COVID-19.

Ojai's Most Tranquil Retreat

In response  to the Covid-19 Pandemic and to insure our Guests, Staff and Iguana Family stay safe, for the foreseeable future, the Emerald Iguana will be operating with modified amenities and reduced staff services. 
However, above usual housekeeping staff time will be allotted to cleaning each room and tending the grounds to insure our property is safe and enjoyable for you our valued guest.

Please inquire for more information.

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2019 Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor

Exceptional by nature ... the Emerald Iguana Inn is an international destination inspiring spiritual rejuvenation amid modern luxury and comfort.


Ojai, California

The Ojai Valley is home to world-class golf courses, wineries, art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and seasonal festivals. Explore downtown Ojai, an easy walk from the Emerald Iguana Inn.

Approximately 45 minutes from Santa Barbara, the lush Ojai Valley is bordered by the Los Padres National Forest, where some of California's best hiking, biking and horseback riding is found.


The Emerald Iguana Inn's vision of luxury includes spacious rooms, beautiful decor, fine linens and original works of art by local artist and architect Marc Whitman. Cottages surround a sanctuary pool and whirlpool spa.

Outdoor pool & Jacuzzi
- Private Patios & Courtyards
- Suites & Cottages appointed w/ living rooms and full kitchens
- Complimentary wi-fi
- Fireplaces, soaking & whirlpool tubs.
- Candle lanterns & Romantic tea lights
- Good morning Breakfast Basket available upon request.

Our hideaway cottages are ideal for the extended stay traveler. The Emerald Iguana Inn models hospitality with a mindful approach to luxury and privacy 

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Bikes at the front gate
Glass of orange juice with bagle and other snacks by the pool
Colorful patio with chairs and table