Luxury California Dude Ranch
A World Away in the Heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country
A secluded jewel tucked into California’s famed Santa Ynez Valley, our 10,500-acre luxury dude ranch melds the spirit of the Old West with the seductive charms of today’s most relaxing resorts.
Drive 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara and you’ll find Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort’s 50 miles of riding trails, 100-acre spring-fed lake, two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, pool, spa, authentic Western-style accommodations, fine dining, and endless ways to unplug and unwind.
Just minutes away from our dude ranch are more than 120 renowned vineyards and wineries and the charming Danish village of Solvang. Whether it’s a romantic weekend getaway for two, a family reunion, or a corporate retreat, come discover the magic of Alisal. This is far more than just a dude ranch. With a temperate climate year-round and ever-changing seasonal activities, any time of year is the perfect time to visit us.
Health and Safety is our Top Priority
Our highest priority is the health and wellbeing of our family including our guests, members, employees and community. Please visit our health and safety plan for updates on policies, as well as actions we are taking for your visit to The Alisal.
Check out our new wrangler on the Ranch, R Zero’s ARC UV System.
California Ranch Cookouts
CALIFORNIA’S CELEBRITY CHEFS ARE COMING TO THE ALISAL
California Ranch Cookouts are back! The Alisal is excited to welcome Chef Brooke Williamson, Bravo’s “Top Chef” Season 14 winner, Chef Govind Armstrong, television personality, cookbook author, and restaurateur, Chef David Lentz, owner of the critically acclaimed Hungry Cat restaurant in Los Angeles, and Chef Suzanne Goin, a four-time James Beard Foundation award-winner. Director of Culinary Operations, Anthony Endy, will cook up a feast with each guest chef creating a memorable outdoor dining experience that will leave you full, yet hungry for more! Keep checking back as more guest chefs will be added throughout the year. Don’t miss a chance for a delicious evening surrounded by the beauty and California ranch heritage of The Alisal.
A FEAST This Spring
In the grand tradition of the Wild West, The Alisal has for decades treated grilling as a fine art, and with the help of our guest grill masters including Andy Husbands, Burt Bakman, Paula Disbrowe and Valerie Gordon, we are mighty excited to help you take your grilling skills to the next level.
Add to all the grilling, and ranch activities, some complimentary wine tastings at nearby wineries and tasteful BBQ Bootcamp mementos, and you have all the fixin’s for an unforgettable getaway. Spring BBQ Bootcamp is sold out! Check back soon for juicy details on this Fall’s Bootcamp: Cowgirls Grill Edition.
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