Chillin’ Out in Monterey


Cherrie enjoying the view of the Del Monte Golf Course from the Hyatt Regency Monterey.

With valley temperatures on the rise, it was fun to take a short weekend getaway over to Monterey. And Cherrie had a great time. Not only did she get to visit the very accessible Monterey Bay Aquarium and explore Cannery Row, but she also got to relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the oldest golf course west of the Mississippi at the Hyatt Regency Monterey.

Not only is  it the largest property on the Monterey Peninsula, but the Hyatt Regency Monterey is also one of the oldest ones. Not to worry though as access modifications have been made over the years. Cherrie had no problems with the wheelchair-accessible guest room, and she was able to roll around to just about every place on the 22 acre property.

Cherrie’s favorite spot was the fire pit that overlooks the Del Monte Golf Course though. They even had s’more kits for sale in the gift shop, so she was able to enjoy a tasty after dinner treat.

And with all the talk about pool access these days, I was thrilled to see that they are taking a very proactive stance about it at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. In fact the pool was closed for our visit, so that a pool lift could be installed. So I guess we’ll just have to go back after July 1, so Cherrie can take it for a test drive.

All in all it was a fun tip – with temperatures in the 70s — and we were totally spoiled by the attentive staff during our visit. And at the risk of sounding like our former governor, I will be back!