When is a private golf club not private? When overnighting lends temporary insider status. Only club members and lodge guests gain access to the exclusive Cordevalle, the new resort/club 20 miles south of San Jose, California. Silicon Valley golfers join for the 270-acre Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course, but travelers can play it, too, by staying in one of CordeValle’s 45 bungalows, villas, or homes — each with fireplace, 24-hour room service, and fairway vistas — managed by the Tony Auberge Resorts. Beyond golf, CordeValle offers hiking, an on-site winery (an outpost of Clos LaChance), and full-service spa featuring four-handed massages. From $330 nightly. (877) 255-2626,