OJAI, CALIF. (June 23, 2015) – This summer, the storied Southern California resort, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa unveils a luxury outdoor adult oasis with the opening of Indigo Pool & Bar, a chic yet tranquil area that will serve as a popular gathering spot for guests seeking relaxation beneath the famous California sun. The Indigo Pool will also host the first-ever, poolside sunglass concierge and pop up retailer of luxury eyewear brand Oliver Peoples, through an exclusive partnership that can only be found at the Inn. The introduction of the distinctive new pool and sunglass partnership are the latest enhancements designed to bridge the Inn’s famed historic legacy while continuing to meet the desires of the discerning modern traveler.
Together, Oliver Peoples and Ojai Valley Inn & Spa – two brands with Southern California roots and a focus on luxury and exceptional service standards – have created this premiere poolside program, found only at the Indigo Pool, where discerning guests will be attended to by a sunglass concierge, dedicated to cleaning, tightening and caring for guests most popular summertime accessory, on a complimentary basis. All resort visitors will be able to shop at a poolside pop-up, showcasing a curated selection of men’s and women’s Oliver Peoples and Oliver Peoples WEST frames. The service will launch July 2015.
“At the heart of our vision for the ‘new Ojai’ is our desire to elevate the guest experience, adding contemporary touches while remembering the historic character and integrity of this treasured destination,” said Ojai Valley Inn & Spa’s Marketing Director, Chris Kandziora. “Oliver Peoples shares our passion for distinctive products, the highest of standards, and the inspirational Southern California lifestyle.”
Indigo Pool & Bar brings together contemporary sophistication with the scenic beauty of the Ojai Valley. In a gentle nod to the name Indigo, the outdoor oasis is rich with azure hues found in the striped pillows, large umbrellas, the sparkling pool and Jacuzzi and the clear, cloudless sky. Timelessly elegant furnishing by Janus et Cie, the celebrated leader in luxury outdoor design, outfit the pool environment including 10 stylish cabanas featuring custom-designed canopy beds and double chaise lounges with crisp white fabric panels that can be fully opened or drawn for privacy. A spacious VIP cabana can accommodate larger groups in style with a retractable roof, custom lighting and luxurious furnishings. Guests who reserve the VIP cabana for full-day use on Saturdays will receive two pairs of Oliver Peoples sunglasses from the Indigo Pool collection, in addition to cool beverages, fresh fruit and a rotating variety of thoughtful amenities.
About Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Nestled in the bohemian enclave of Ojai is the historic Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a luxurious retreat that has been one of California’s most revered destinations since opening in 1923. Located just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, the resort overlooks the unspoiled natural beauty of its mountain surroundings and celebrates the relaxed glamour of California’s past to create an unparalleled resort experience that is quintessentially Ojai. The resort turns the page to a new chapter this summer with the unveiling of a series of enhancements that further elevate the resort experience while remaining true to its authentic spirit.
Set on 220-oak studded acres, resort guests can indulge in an abundance of active and peaceful pleasures with a George C. Thomas designed golf course; soul soothing spa therapies at the 31,000 square foot Spa Ojai; instruction that encourages creative consciousness in the Artist Cottage; essential oil blending in the Apothecary; multiple pools and more than five dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual to fine dining. In 2015, the Inn was honored among the Condé Nast Traveler “Top 100 Hotels in the World” editor-selected “Gold List” and was selected by the Travel + Leisure readers as one of the “500 Best Hotels in the World,” affirming the Inn as a treasured destination that authentically combines the regions unspoiled spirituality with 21st century luxury.
For additional information and guest bookings, please visit www.ojairesort.com or call 1-800-422-6524.
About Oliver Peoples, INC.
Oliver Peoples was founded in 1987 with the opening of its first boutique in the heart of West Hollywood, California and subsequent launch of the original designs. The frames were inspired by an estate collection of vintage American made eyewear purchased by the Founders of the brand in the late 1980s. This vintage aesthetic, along with the unique culture of Los Angeles - elements of fashion, film, art, music, and the Southern California lifestyle - remain at the core of the brand’s DNA and serves as inspiration for designs with global appeal. Oliver Peoples eyewear is hand-crafted of the finest quality materials, with a focus on exclusive product details and superior lens technology. Exclusively available at the finest optical retailers, department stores, and specialty boutiques around the world, Oliver Peoples has built a loyal following of culturally distinctive, progressive and influential tastemakers. The company currently has distribution in more than 60 countries worldwide and operates retail stores located in New York, Los Angeles, Malibu, Costa Mesa, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago and Tokyo. To view select Oliver Peoples styles online, please visit www.oliverpeoples.com.