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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

San Diego, United States of America


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Luxury Holidays At Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Located in the affluent neighbourhood of Rancho Santa Fe, known for its equestrian heritage, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is perfectly placed for an exclusive escape. This delightful Mediterranean-style estate – Southern California's only Relais & Châteaux resort – promises a luxurious stay. Nestled amongst forty-five acres of lush gardens and olive groves, each guest suite features an indoor fireplace and a private patio garden, as well as television, iPod station and wi-fi internet access. Some also feature a jetted spa and, fireplace. Relax at the resort or explore on a complimentary bike, horse-ride at Rancho El Camino Equestrian Center four miles away and make the short drive to Del Mar for beaches, and retail and dining opportunities at Flower Hill Promenade, Camino Del Mar and Del Mar Plaza.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Southern California's only Relais & Châteaux resort
  • Feature: Huge, private suites with fireplaces and patios
  • Rooms: 49 suites, 1 Presidential Hacienda & 12 villas
  • Star rating: AAA Five Diamond
  • Nearest airport: San Diego Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 30 minutes from San Diego Airport by car transfer.

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Never too far away, you'll find a lush fairway awaiting you. Private and public world-class golf courses are local to Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa and offer resort guests access. Adjacent to the resort, newly renovated The Farms Golf Club hosts a championship course with tranquil water features and beautiful landscapes. Only twenty-minutes away, Torrey Pines Golf Course - home to the 2008 US Open - provides pristine views of the Pacific Ocean and dramatic scenery surrounding it's two, par-72, courses.

Spa Breaks

At this organic spa the soothing sounds of waterfalls encourage stillness and peace. Set in two and a half acres, spa facilities include ten treatment rooms, two couple's rooms, and private gardens. Rejuvenating treatments feature products from the plant-powered luxury skin care collection by Amala.

Dining & Gourmet

Crafted from seasonal produce, home-grown herbs and locally sourced condiments, cuisine here delivers an exceptional overall experience. Amid a hacienda-style atmosphere with vibrant colours meeting earth tones in an elegantly traditional room, Veladora serves simply delicious cuisine with inspiration from Mediterranean styles, including unique pairings of seafood and poultry, whilst the more casual setting of The Pony Room, with it's incredible panoramic views is ideal for a tipple, serving locally brewed craft beers and over 100 variations of tequila.


Tucked away amongst 45 acres of lush gardens and olive groves, Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa offers a serene and scenic setting for couples to take a break from the everyday rush. With a focus on wellness, the resort offers guests the chance to indulge in several sports or spa activities to improve their everyday wellbeing, perfect for couples looking to reconnect and rejuvenate together. Enjoy your food in privacy, too, with the resort's option for private dining, with an expansive menu covering breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sports Academies

The tennis facility, featuring 18 plexi-paved championship courts, offers something for players of every skill level. A staff of experienced USPTA and USPTR certified tennis professionals offer lessons and programmes tailored to the individual.


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