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.
Experience the Ultimate After Party
Limited Spots Available for this Vacation Package
This amazing 3-day vacation package for two, includes:
- Wine tasting seminar with Central Coast winemakers exploring the renowned Sta. Rita Hills appellation
- Culinary Workshops and Cooking Demos
- “Chef’s Potluck” & Social with over ten pro chefs
The highlight of this vacation package is a gourmet dinner and social, featuring Alisal’s Executive Chef, Anthony Endy, and Los Angeles celebrity chef, Ludo Lefebvre. Chef Lefebvre has been named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Chefs” by Relais & Chateaux and was a James Beard Award finalist for a “Rising Star Chef, ” “Best Chef West” and “Best Culinary Program” for his hosting of “The Mind of the Chef”.
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.
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.
Black & Blue Bread Pudding
Chef Gordon was recently at The Alisal and demonstrated how outdoor Big Green Egg cookers can be used to make mouthwatering baked goods. Her recipe blends plump blackberries and blueberries into a scrumptious jam, then combines freshly made custard with bits of torn brioche bread to create her Black & Blue Bread Pudding.
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