A World Away in the Heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country

A secluded jewel tucked into California’s famed Santa Ynez Valley, our 10,000-acre 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, western-themed accommodations, fine dining, and endless ways to unplug and unwind. Just minutes away from our premier guest ranch are more than 75 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.

Alisal Tradition Runs Strong

Class is in Session

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, 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. If you’re interested in participating, we suggest you sign up soon, spots are filling quickly.

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Giddy Up & Grill Video Recipe Series

Enjoy the recipes in our Giddy Up & Grill video series featuring Alisal’s Executive Chef Anthony Endy, and friend of the Alisal, Chef Valerie Gordon.

Chef Anthony Endy’s Cast Iron New Potatoes

Chef Endy uses his Big Green Egg outdoor cooker and an old-fashioned cast iron skillet to create side dish magic. Served up with a juicy steak, or fresh seafood, you have all the makings of a memorable Alisal feast. 

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