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Dude Ranch Packages & Signature Experiences


Alisal Ranch’s unique packages and specials unlock the full ranch experience. Each of our luxury dude ranch packages build upon our basic Nightly Rate Plan, inviting you to create your own Old West adventure. Step into the cowboy way of life as you learn how to barbecue, horseback ride, play a round of golf, or simply disconnect from the day-to-day.

Not familiar with luxury dude ranches? Learn about The Alisal’s history and traditions.

Alisal Ranch’s Inclusive Nightly Rate Plan

The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort operates on a Modified American Plan – breakfast and dinner are included in your nightly room rate. Delight in a suite or studio outfitted with authentic Western charm and two delicious meals daily. Choose from a vast menu of recreational activities that are included in our rates. Additional activities as well as Spa services are available a la carte and can be arranged through our Ranch Concierge to personalize your stay.


BBQ Bootcamp at Alisal Ranch: World BBQ
October 9th-11th, 2021

There is nothing more enticing than the aroma of food cooking on the grill. If you want to enjoy some amazing barbecue and learn how to take your grilling game to the next level, our upcoming fall BBQ Bootcamp is just for you. Starting October 9th through the 11th we will be bringing some of the nation’s top chefs and grill masters to Alisal Ranch where they will prepare lavish grilled feasts and share their secrets for great grilling.

Devon Combs from Unbridled Retreats - Equine Gestalt Coach
May 1-4, 2022

The Unbridled Retreat™ is a profound, life-changing experience that leads you to immediate and positive change. Share moments – with horses and women – that will transform the way you see yourself, reveal pathways you didn’t know existed, and help you become your most courageous, authentic self. No horse experience is necessary.

Chef Neal Fraser
March 23-25, 2022

Los Angeles Chef and Restaurateur, Neal Fraser of Redbird, brings his BEEFSTEAK event to Alisal Ranch as its first stop on the BEEFSTEAK road tour. This event, which supports children’s nonprofit organization, Share Our Strength, will be a night-to-remember with decadent food and drinks all night long.

California Ranch Cookouts

California Ranch Cookouts are back! The Alisal is excited to welcome Brooke Williamson, Bravo’s “Top Chef” Season 14 winner and Chef Govind Armstrong, television personality, cookbook author, and restaurateur.  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!


Service Charges

The Alisal's 20% service charge is intended to eliminate the need for our guests to tip individual employees, as well as cover the cost of a variety of amenities provided to our guests. These include two water canteens and a bottle of Alisal wine at check-in, daily newspapers, complimentary WiFi internet access, fitness center, complimentary shuttles to and from Solvang village center, nightly hors d'oeuvres in the Oak Room bar, complimentary bicycles, wine tasting with Alisal wine partners, scheduled and seasonal entertainment and a variety of children's activities including barnyard and Kid's arts and crafts room.