Exclusive Resorts & Cakebread Cellars

A safe sanctuary is the ultimate luxury. Exclusive Resorts is a members-only vacation club designed for families who put a premium on privacy and seek an escape to a sanctuary with luxurious accommodations, five-star amenities, predictable pricing, and unparalleled, personalized service. Dream vacations give you peace of mind, even in cautious times. Exclusively yours at Exclusive Resorts.

Select a five-night stay at one of these exceptional resorts, each including one in-residence chef dinner during your stay:

Papagayo Costa Rica
From our hillside perch overlooking the Pacific Ocean, our expansive Costa Rican resort offers privacy while being your launching pad into boundless adventures. After a day of zip lining, surfing or hiking a volcano, return to our tropical retreat for farm-and-sea-to-table dining, refreshing swims in our four swimming pools or relaxing spa treatments. With customized itineraries for families and couples alike, we can’t wait for you to experience “pura vida” at Peninsula Papagayo.

Esperanza Cabo
Waves crash along the rocks, sending salty spray into air warmed by brilliant sunshine. This centuries-old rhythm helped shape Cabo’s Punta Ballena coastline, named for its resemblance to a whale’s tail. You’ll feel at harmony with the vivid sensations of Baja California—and with the Esperanza family.

Real Del Mar
A 45-minute drive from Puerto Vallarta, Real del Mar is a gated community adjacent to the town of La Cruz Huanacaxtle. Adventure seekers can catch waves in the nearby surf towns of Sayulita and Punta Mita or take an ATV tour with Vista Paraiso.

Then come to Napa Valley for a five-course Cakebread Cellars vintner dinner paired with a five-year vertical, 2013-2017, of Dancing Bear Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon held at the Cakebread family’s private cabin at Dancing Bear Ranch on Howell Mountain.

Perhaps the most prestigious parcel in the 1,600-acre Cakebread Cellars portfolio, Dancing Bear Ranch sits high on the slopes of Howell Mountain in northern Napa Valley. Bears have been known to steal away the prized grapes from vineyards surrounding the private Cakebread family cabin here—and with a 99-point rating for the 2012 vintage, we don’t blame them! This big, dramatic wine has become a cult classic among lovers of Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon.

From its expansive stone terrace nearly 1,500 feet above sea level, you’ll enjoy endless views of the patchwork Napa Valley floor and surrounding mountain ranges, framed by towering pines. The Cakebread Cellars resident winery chefs will prepare a seasonally driven menu paired to highlight the unique nuances of each of five vintages of Dancing Bear Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon.

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  • 5-Night Stay at Your Choice of Exclusive Resorts Properties: Papagayo Costa Rica, Esperanza Cabo, or Real Del Mar
  • 5-Course Vintner Dinner at Cakebread Cellars Dancing Bear Ranch on Howell Mountain
  • 1 In-Residence Chef Dinner During Your Stay at Exclusive Resorts


Exclusive Resorts, Cakebread Cellars


Airfare and ground transportation not included. Excludes holidays. Dinner based on mutual availability. Expires August 1, 2022. Your event includes private transportation to and from Dancing Bear Ranch from Cakebread Cellars in Rutherford, California.