Emerald Iguana Inn, Ojai

By Laura van Hoff


Owners of the popular Blue Iguana Inn in Ojai have a secret...their second property in town, The Emerald Iguana. It's a lush little oasis tucked into a residential neighborhood just a few blocks from the main part of downtown. With its age 14 and over policy it's an initmate, romantic spot for two, a perfect getaway destination for lovers. It would also be a great place to settle in and work remotely from, especially the unit called Acorn with a private patio, kitchen, living room and WiFi. With just 14 individually designed suites filled with an eclectic mix of items collected by the owners in their world travels, it feels like staying at someone's comfortable home.

The property offers a small pool and jacuzzi which is a lovely little quiet spot to relax.  Lush landscaping completes the oasis vibe with flowers and greenery in abundance. It's just a 4 block walk to cute little downtown Ojai with plenty of restaurants to choose from. Suzanne's and Azu are my Juicy top restaurant picks.