Our Venues - Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Among the Oaks, Lakeside, and Everywhere In Between

We offer a wide selection of both indoor and outdoor settings for your special event or meeting. Please see below for descriptions of the one-of-a-kind spaces that make Alisal so memorable.

Outdoor Venues:

Alisal River Terrace

Striking panoramic views of the Santa Ynez Mountains set the scene for a beautiful wedding reception, company event, bar or bat mitzvah, or any social event. Accommodates up to 250 guests.


Our picturesque Lakeside Deck is the perfect site for a fabulous barbecue.

Rodeo Arena

The Rodeo Arena is a great spot to host an authentic western barbecue following your group’s private rodeo event.

Poolside and Creekside

For a more elegant affair, our Poolside Pavilion or Creekside Garden provide an enchanting setting.


Venturing beyond the Ranch, we can also create a special winemaker dinner at many of the area’s outstanding wineries. To see some of our favorites, please view our Wine Country page.

Indoor Venues:

Sycamore Room

The elegant Sycamore Room can seat 200 and is fashioned with high-beamed ceilings, majestic stone hearth and wood mantle, and expansive windows that allows for plenty of natural light, making it a popular choice.

Cottonwood Room

Our 1,200-square-foot Cottonwood Room is appointed with hardwood floors, Navajo-style painted ceiling, living room-style seating (or tables and chairs, if requested), a wood-burning fireplace, private bar, and an abundance of natural light.

Old Adobe

The 750-square-foot Adobe Room is ideal for smaller gatherings and includes many touches of the old West, including a timber mantle, fireplace, and aged, hewn-wood furnishings.

The Library

For smaller events, our intimate Library features a fireplace with a large stone hearth and wood mantle, living-room style seating, and private bar.

Alisal River Terrace

Stunning views over the River Golf Course and the Santa Ynez Mountains beyond provide a gorgeous backdrop to this amazing space. High-beamed ceiling, wall-to-wall windows, and a beautiful stone fireplace create a warm and inviting setting for groups up to 80 guests.

Please contact the Sales Department for more information at (805) 686-7613.