Guest Services

With so much to do at the Alisal, Guest Services is available to help you plan your activities and answer your questions. While on property, our Guest Services Associates will be happy to assist you with sign-ups for a variety of activities the Alisal offers, with the exception of horseback riding, which must be arranged at the barn with a Wrangler. From fitness to fly fishing, Guest Services Associates will provide you with all the need-to-know information about what is happening on the ranch, as well as provide you with information about local, off property points of interest, sightseeing and shopping. In the event you need a babysitter, licensed and insured babysitting services are available to our guests through The Little Guest. For more information please contact Debbie Donley at (805) 688-1812 or visit www.thelittleguest.com.  

For more information about arranging your activities, contact Guest Services:
Hours:
Daily from 7am-6pm  |  Phone: 805-686-7700  |  Contact Form - Guest Services

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Alisal Activity List

Blessed with an abundance of wildlife, it is no wonder the Alisal is the preferred choice for leisure travel. Hiking trails meander around the resort's rich flora and fauna. Nature lovers can take a self-guided hike through Deer Canyon where some 64 different animals including deer, possums, bobcats, mountain lions, wild boar and black bears reside. One hundred species of birds, including the bald eagle and rare California condor, can be heard from a distance.
Use the links below to explore what Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort has to offer... and don't forget to read about guest experiences on our Guest Stories page.

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Golf

Santa Ynez Golf CourseFor those seeking more civilized pursuits, two 18-hole championship golf courses - the par 72, 6,500-yard Ranch Course and the par 72, 6,800-yard River Course with four lakes - provide impeccably manicured fairways and greens with spectacular panoramic views of the Santa Ynez River and nearby Santa Ynez Mountains.

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Horseback Riding

California Horseback RidingVisitors rarely leave the Alisal during their stay and for good reason. Leaving at dawn, guests enjoy more than 50 miles of equestrian trails on horseback circling the magnificent hills and sycamore groves. Twice-daily group rides, private rides and breakfast rides to the historic Adobe Camp round out a stay.

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Lake Activities

California Lake ActivitiesA recreation center unto itself, the 100-acre, spring-fed Alisal Lake (filled with bass, trout, and bluegill) offers "catch-and-release" fishing.

This remote paradise attracts, bird watchers, anglers, boaters and guests who have a passion for the outdoors.


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California Tennis ResortTennis

A full-service Tennis Center with a well-equipped pro tennis shop is situated on a scenic area of the Ranch. Tennis buffs can choose from six hard courts. Tennis professionals offer both clinics and private lessons by appointment.

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Fitness Center & Spa

Alisal SpaThe Alisal Fitness Center & Spa offers the same California Ranch-style charm and decor found throughout Alisal. The 5,500-square-foot, newly constructed space features a wrap around porch, 1,500-square-foot workout room with state-of-the-art cardio and weight training equipment; a 1,000-square-foot group fitness room; four single and one couples massage therapy rooms; men's and women's locker rooms including steam saunas, and a spacious lobby with a comfortable sitting area accented by a roaring fireplace and business center.

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Alisal Barn Yard

Alisal Barn YardBack at the ranch, children as well as adults can participate in the caring of the ponies, bottle-feeding the goats, calves, exotic miniature horses and sheep seven days a week at Alisal Barn Yard. Animal lovers can also participate in egg gathering, grooming and exercising the animals in the corral. Cart rides with miniature horses are a favorite of younger Alisal guests.

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Alisal Summer Activities

 

Alisal PoolAfter a lengthy day of horseback riding, the Alisal's outdoor heated swimming pool and adjacent eight-seat spa are the perfect way to unwind.

Alisal also offers a wide range of additional outdoor activities during the summer including: bike riding, hiking, nature walks, horseshoes, croquet, bocci ball, shuffleboard, volleyball and more!                                                          
                                                                                                  See Our Summer Activity Guide

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Group Activities

 

Alisal Group ActivitiesAll across the ranch, you’ll find unique venues for group gatherings. Taking your taste, budget and the season in which you will be visiting into consideration, we can create one or many of the following for your group.

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Team Building

 

Alisal Team BuildingExecutives and families can enjoy team building at the state-of-the-art Challenge Course designed into the terrain flanking Alisal Creek near the historic Old Adobe Camp. Located in one of the most beautiful and remote parts of the Ranch, the Course is available for a half-day or full-day program with lunch and refreshment breaks.

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