North America’s only vegan resort, the exquisite Stanford Inn by the Sea sits atop a meadow overlooking organic gardens and Mendocino Bay. The full-service AAA Four Diamond eco-resort is dedicated to ensuring that its guests are not only pampered, but enriched and enlivened. Every detail is attended to, from wood-burning Read more [...]
Located on the grounds of The Stanford Inn by the Sea, Catch a Canoe provides rentals for adventure sports in the Big River watershed. Our eco-friendly and pet-enthusiastic store is located at the mouth of Mendocino’s majestic Big River. Big River is situated in a stunning basin, flanked by coastal redwoods and teaming with wildlife. We provide a variety of redwood-hewn canoes, ranging in size to accommodate anywhere from one to nine paddlers. In addition, our staff offers several unique guided tours of Big River. These informative and memorable excursions come in a variety of themes:
Our fleet of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards is also at your disposal, as well as our full-service bike rentals, giving you access to the plethora of bike trails on the Mendocino Coast, which range in difficulty from novice to radical. Call us ahead of your arrival, and we will help you plan your trip in accordance with the tidal currents, which change daily.