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Rancho La Puerta Spa

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had a fabulous week at Rancho La Puerta. Everything is first class. The grounds are gorgeous. Every turn in the numerous paths features flowers, trees, views, and glorious scents. The fitness classes are top notch, The instructors masterfully work with all guests and all levels of fitness. The yoga and meditation classes foster introspection and relaxation. The hikes are fabulous....

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cathy377, Thank you for the wonderful review! From the morning hikes to over 50 fitness classes a day, our culinary experience and community spirit, you've really captured a lot of The Ranch. Siempre Mejor!

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This unique and beautiful location is hard to rate, given the huge selection of activities available to enjoy. My list is just a small sample - many people do a whole lot more....daily morning hike, three 45 min. muscle strengthening circuits, three acquasize classes, two stretch classes, five "learn about joy" sessions, four photography classes....that's the list of someone who...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear LindsayRider, Thank you for your great review and highlighting your amazing activities for the week! With over 50 fitness and wellness classes a day, we're here for you.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We just returned from a week at Rancho La Puerta and it was wonderful. We went as a family (my husband and I, our 16 year old daughter and 14 year old son). We were all sad to leave! The weather was spectacular, the food healthy and delicious, the grounds beautiful, the villa not fancy, but comfortable and clean, the...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear jdnyc2016, Thank you for your wonderful review and recent stay! We are happy to hear that you and your family had a fun getaway and enjoyed Phyllis' yoga fundamentals, playing volleyball and visiting chef Joey Altman's cooking class. We look forward to your next visit. Siempre Mejor!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Like most people who visit Rancho once , I keep coming back. So far, I have been back six times and I hope to return on many more occasions. It is well known and proven over the span of many years that the offered programs, fitness instructors and lecturers are top notch and hard to beat! They are soul, mind...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear grenat7, Thank you for your great review! You've highlighted many of the reasons why The Ranch remains so special to our guests. We have over 50 fitness and wellness classes a day and an awesome staff dedicated to helping you achieve healthy goals or craft your experience. We look forward to your next visit. Siempre mejor!

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This was my 8th visit to The Ranch. My first 4 visits were over twenty-five years ago when I was single. I used to go with my older sister. It was "our sister thing". We always loved going to exercise and eat healthy vegetarian food. We enjoyed the spa treatments, the exercise classes and the people we'd meet from all...

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Palos Verdes Estates, California, United States
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Way more than expected retreat. Beautiful, clean, upgraded site. Two of us took a week and took advantage of classes almost each hour. Embraced the healthy food choices. Hiked, walked, meditated. Yoga, dance, swim, visit the gym, and tried new styles of exercise/movement. Want to return next year! Simply awesome!

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pat S., Thank you for your great review! Every day we strive to delight and surprise our guests and we're thrilled we exceeded your expectations. From our hiking trails and classes to healthy and delicious food choices, you really summarised a beautiful week at The Ranch! Siempre Mejor! #savortheranch.

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I have been going to "the Ranch" for 20 years. It is a spiritual site at the foot of Mount Kuchima. So the setting is serene and natural. The gardens and landscape provide a place for learning,reflection and rejuvenation. They have an organic garden that provides food for the spa and an opportunity to learn about organic gardening. Fun cooking...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kathy D., Thank you for your kind words and great review. Your review reflects the dedication and devotion we all feel about Rancho La Puerta and The Ranch experience. We look forward to future visits. Siempre Mejor!

San Diego
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I just went to Rancho La Puerta for a day! 2 of my friends and I took the day trip. They offer a day trip from San Diego to the ranch. You get picked up on a bus at 7:30 am and the bus brings you back at 8:30 pm. There were about 45 other people on the bus and...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear luau2010, Thank you for the great review! A Saturday At The Ranch is a great way to experience our organic farm, Rancho Tres Estrellas, and cooking school La Cocina Que Canta, along with our fitness and wellness programs. We look forward to your return. Siempre Mejor!

Marin County, CA
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Go and experience all that the Ranch has to offer, you will have a great time. When to Go? >> Pick a week where you like the theme or highlighted activities >> Check the monthly average weather - highs, lows and rainfall >> Check the hours of daylight We went during a very hot week at the end of September....

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear BabiBagus, Thank you for your great review and advice for picking a perfect time to visit The Ranch. Our reservations staff can help pick the perfect accommodations and plan your stay for a memorable experience. Siempre Mejor!

NYC
Reviewed 12 December 2015

As evidence ... we booked our stay for next year before we left. The property is so well maintained it is picturesque. The food is healthy and the staff goes above and beyond to accommodate vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, etc. The mind/body/spirit classes are taught by professional teachers and there are about 5 to choose from at each hour on...

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear maryp1972, Thank you for your great review! We're thrilled to hear that you had such an incredible experience and your best vacation ever at The Ranch. We look forward to your visit next year. Siempre Mejor!

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Tennis Court
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The world's first fitness resort established in 1940, this spa is located right across the border in Mexico and is nestled on 3,000 private acres of rolling terrain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho La Puerta Spa

Address: Carretera A Tijuana Km 5, Tecate 92046-3057, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Tecate
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Rancho La Puerta Hotel Tecate
Rancho La Puerta Tecate
Rancho La Puerta Spa Tecate, Mexico
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“All the rooms are good -- you can pick a room further out if you want even more exercise walking to and from the activities.”
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