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Rancho La Puerta

Tecate Road, Tecate, Mexico
(858) 764-5500
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The price is right

I have been to the ranch probably 14 or more times..obviously, I love the place..but what I really... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
San Francisco, California
Wow, just wow

First off, it's expensive and it's the only spa I've visited. Luckily for me, I didn't have to pay... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Diane W
Port Townsend, Washington
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“wine bar” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“no meat” (3 reviews)
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Tecate Road, Tecate, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I have been to the ranch probably 14 or more times..obviously, I love the place..but what I really want to reply too is "everyone who feels this place is expensive". There isn't a "fitness, wellness spa" in the United States that is within the price...More

1  Thank Diane2445
Reviewed 24 May 2017

First off, it's expensive and it's the only spa I've visited. Luckily for me, I didn't have to pay to go! It's just beautiful, clean, friendly and very well kept. Love the food choices - yes, it's all healthy, so no meat unless you ask...More

2  Thank Diane W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Beautiful place with more hikes, exercise class and lecture options than you could ask for - only problem was fitting them all in. The cooking class was super fun and was given in a lovely spot (which you can also hike to for breakfast). The...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This place is mostly women. The week I was there, i was with female family members and there were just 33 men out of 180 guests. Given that it was couple's weekend, that is a pretty good percentage, You will not find a lot of...More

1  Thank Nardiesally
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Rancho is simultaneously elegant and down home. Beautiful grounds, excellent food, great classes, great practices and values embedded in how operation runs. Not the commonly disaffected staff at spas who might be underpaid and feel unacknowledged. I've been three times and I leave restored.

2  Thank maryflew
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have just completed our 5th visit to the Ranch and the Rancho continues to delight the senses! The landscape is breathtaking and the management continues to add new things to Rancho La Puerta to fill the senses. There are 3 resident artists willing to...More

3  Thank welltraveled97
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was coaxed down to the Ranch by my significant other. I can tell you that my view of RLP is somewhat positively enhanced by the fact that she simply loved the place. If I had been there alone, I would have likely given it...More

7  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Rancho La Puerta is such a magical place. I have never returned from a vacation feeling so relaxed and full of life. In addition to the many activities to choose from you will also meet a lot of wonderful people. Then there's the food! I...More

Thank ClarenceMP
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I have been returning almost annually over the past 12 years with friends. It is a perfect escape for everyone-singles to couples.The majority are single women or groups of female friends coming for a relaxing escape. I have met many single women who are there...More

Thank ctk714
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I absolutely loved my week at Rancho La Puerta! It was the perfect vacation to relax and recharge... a true nourishment for body, mind and soul. This was my first time here so I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but I walked away from...More

5  Thank Stephanie S
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15 August 2017|
Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
You have your choice of pools - I think there are 4 throughout the property - all very lovely and inviting for a good swim!
Patricia M
2 April 2015|
Response from FussyGrl | Reviewed this property |
Patricia--I visited with my mom last month. She is an active 75, and had a great time. You can do as much or as little as you want to do each day, without any pressure or guilt. The age range is typically mid-20s to 80s... More