COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan More Information  (hide notice)

Horseback Riding Two 18-Hole Championship Courses Fly Fishing, Paddle Boats & Scenic Trails Six Full-Size Tennis Courts Cycling Excursions in Biking Paradise Activities Just for Kids Special Summertime Activities Relax & Decompress

10,000 Acres and Hundreds of Ways to Enjoy Them

Experience the thrill of riding horses along 50 miles of trails, fishing in a spring-fed lake, or hiking through Deer Canyon, where you may sight deer, eagles, hawks, and even the occasional bobcat. Add access to two championship golf courses, cycling, tennis, as well as archery, boating, and wine tasting at world-class vineyards throughout the Santa Ynez Valley, and you will see that Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort truly offers something for everyone.

Our Activity Guides guides contain a daily activity schedule so you can be sure you experience all of your favorites activities, and explore some new ones too! Many of our programs quickly fill up so we always recommend reading through the guide and scheduling your favorite activities with our Ranch Concierge team.

View All Activity Guidebooks

Are you planning a stay for a different time of year? You can peruse past Ranch Activity Guides to get an idea of activities at the Alisal for your stay.

Discover your passion from our list of activities below. Our Ranch Concierge team is ready to answer any questions you may have about how to enjoy your time at the Alisal.

Browse through Activities at the Ranch

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.