Where to Stay: Tiburon

Tiburon hotel

Tiburon is a charming town that offers breathtaking views of the bay and the city skyline. With a population of just over 9,000 people, Tiburon is a small and tight-knit community that offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the nearby San Francisco Bay Area. Tiburon is known for its beautiful natural surroundings and outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, sailing, and kayaking. The town has several parks and open spaces, including the Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve and the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary. In addition to its natural beauty, Tiburon boasts a charming downtown area. The town’s main street, Ark Row, is a pedestrian-friendly corridor that features restaurants, shops, and galleries. Tiburon is also home to several historic landmarks, such as the Tiburon Railroad and Ferry Depot Museum, which celebrates the town’s transportation history, and the Old St. Hilary’s Church, a beautiful Gothic-style church that dates back to the late 19th century.

The Lodge at Tiburon

outside patio at the lodge
Photo by The Lodge at Tiburon

Set on three acres of landscaped gardens in a town set on a peninsula overlooking the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon is designed in a circle. Guest rooms are set towards the back of the property for quiet nights while a restaurant with terrace, indoor lobby and meeting rooms are on the street side. Suites include a full living room and deck and most rooms have a terrace. There are over 11,000 square feet of multi-use conference space, including the SkyDeck Open Air Lounge with a grand fireplace. A gated pool and hot tub with shaded cabanas and service from the onsite restaurant are popular with families and couples.

1651 Tiburon Blvd, 800.762.7770

Waters Edge Hotel

waters edge hotel entrance
Photo by Waters Edge Hotel

The Waters Edge Hotel is a boutique hotel that sits on the edge of the Tiburon waterfront, with panoramic views of San Francisco Bay and the city skyline. This stylishly appointed hotel is an ideal location for guests looking for a peaceful getaway with all the amenities of a luxury hotel. The rooms and suites are designed with a coastal aesthetic in mind, featuring high-end linens, soft lighting, and a calming color palette. The hotel also features a variety of on-site amenities, including a fitness center, complimentary continental breakfast, and a nightly wine and cheese reception. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary bike rentals to explore the surrounding area. One of the best aspects of the Waters Edge Hotel is its location, which provides guests with easy access to a variety of water activities.

25 Main Street, 415.789.5999