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Play At and Around The Alisal

Discover the allure of The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, The Alisal features 10,500 acres of adventure, from rugged riding trails to a spring-fed lake to tennis courts and two championship golf courses. Yet as encompassing as the ranch is, guests of The Alisal will also find themselves minutes away from more than 120 vineyards and the charming Danish village of Solvang within the Santa Ynez Valley.

Generations of families and couples alike have visited The Alisal for its experiences that meld the adventures of the Old West with the luxuries of a modern resort. Explore the Santa Ynez Valley by horseback then settle in for an old-fashioned cookout. Or head off the ranch to experience the most memorable things to do in Solvang, all within a quick drive of The Alisal’s rolling hills.

Horseback riders riding over the grassy hill above Alisal Lake



At The Alisal

Experience the thrill of riding horses along 50 miles of trails, fishing in a spring-fed lake, hiking through Deer Canyon, and more, all within The Alisal’s 10,500 acres.

Find Your Adventure at the Alisal


Los Olivos wine tasting



Around the Area

From wine country to the town of Solvang to The Alisal itself, discover the most enchanting things to do in and around Solvang.

Discover the Santa Ynez Valley

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.