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Telluride, Colorado
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The early morning hike to the garden of organic veggies can only be topped by the chance to meet the head gardener. If you can try to listen one evening to the founder and hear her speak with such zeal for life. She is in her 90s and you will not forget her. The family who owns the ranch has...

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I was pleasantly surprised at this facility. The activities, the buildings, the overall upkeep was fantastic. This is basically a health oriented facility. Many choices of exercise classes, gourmet food, no meat is served, mostly vegetables, a little fish, whole grains. No hard alchohol, wine is available in a cute little building with wi fi access. Friday nite meal they...

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Seattle
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Climate... Best in world... Marine cool with heat like San Diego Activites galore that entertain & enlighten from hiking, exercises, speakers, cooking, meditation, swimming and labryths massage spas on 300+ acres of secluded heaven Separate villa accommodations with superb services Cafe/wine bazar Special family week first of Aug--took 16 yr old granddaughter who loved it... Lots of choices Food is...

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! So happy to hear that you enjoyed Family Week. It’s a very special week for us. We hope to have you back in 2015 as well!

Scotts Valley, California
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The ranch is an amazing place to be your best self. It has everything I love........healthy& delicious food, fun exercise classes, challenging hikes, a wine bar, fabulous people, luxurious spa treatments, intellectual speakers, and beautiful grounds. My week at the ranch with my mom was almost perfect......the only downside was that my mom got sick while we were there :(...

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2Thank Mindi B
Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We’re so sorry to hear that your mother fell ill during her time at The Ranch. We hope we made her feel as comfortable as possible while she was under the weather and we are glad to hear that she is better now. We hope to have both you and your mom...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Its hard to put into words why RLP is so special or how exactly it seems to truly rejuvenate the soul and body/ But I leave RLP with a very recharged battery. I didnt realize how tired I was in both mind and body until about day 5 of my retreat at RLP when I noticed how wonderful I felt....

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

We’re so glad you enjoyed your time at The Ranch and were able to rest, rejuvenate and cater your experience to your personal needs. We hope to see you back soon!

New York
Reviewed 1 October 2014

You'll find a consistency as you read the many RLP reviews. This is a special place and RLP is different from most destination spas. The committed week approach -- everyone arrives on Saturday and leaves on Saturday --- enables an ability to meet and really get to know people. To get beyond the superficial. It also allows classes to build...

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your gracious and kind review. We appreciate that you enjoy all we have to offer as well understanding our Ranch philosophy so completely. And lastly, thank you for your loyalty to The Ranch!

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 18 September 2014

my daughter and I spent 3 days at RLP, generally people go for a week, but we could not. 3 days was fine, we had time to enjoy the classes , get some lovely treatments and at the end of the stay we felt very relaxed. The hotel itself is nice, there are quite a few small haciendas where all...

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your thorough review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to experience the magic of The Ranch. Yes, Rancho La Puerta is very close to town which is great for guests that would like to experience the culture of Tecate while still being able to escape to nature and...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 September 2014

What I loved: the food was wonderful. Mostly vegetarian, with fish and shrimp a few times during the week. Self-serve buffets for breakfast and lunch, with a served multi course dinner (soup, salad, entree, dessert). I was concerned all week that I had to be taking in too many calories, but I definitely lost some weight. The menu is lowish...

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. You cover a great many things about The Ranch that would be valuable for anyone who hasn’t been here before. We’re so glad the food was a highlight for you! We take great pride in our cuisine and sustainability efforts with our organic farm and cooking school, La Cocina Que Canta. We will definitely...

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place for exercise, relaxation and exquisite food. I would recommend this place if your interested in vegetating and enjoying nature. The best part of going there is that Rancho La Puerta will arrange to pick you up in Mission Bay so you don't have to drive into Mexico. This way you can enjoy the scenic drive along I94.

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We’re glad you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you at The Ranch again soon. And we couldn’t agree more about the drive along I94, absolutely gorgeous.

Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I just finished my ninth visit to Rancho La Puerta (RLP) and it won't be my last. I am already planning my next visit. Each visit is better than the last. This is not the Mexican vacation for someone who want to lie at the pool and drink the margaritas. First, there are no margaritas. This is an active healthy...

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review! We can’t thank you enough for choosing to come back to The Ranch time and time again. Your passion for The Ranch warms our hearts! And we’re so glad to hear that you are taking The Ranch home! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The world's first fitness resort established in 1940, this spa is located right across the border in Mexico and is nestled on 3,000 private acres of rolling terrain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho La Puerta Spa

Address: Carretera A Tijuana Km 5, Tecate 92046-3057, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Tecate
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Rancho La Puerta Hotel Tecate
Rancho La Puerta Tecate
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