Alisal Fitness Center & Spa

Since 1946, Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort has been a welcoming retreat for those seeking adventure and rejuvenation. Guests have found themselves both calmed and invigorated california resort spaby the fresh air, open spaces and stunning natural beauty of the Santa Ynez Valley.

The Alisal offers another way to renew body and spirit: our state-of-the-art 6,000 square-foot Fitness Center & Spa. This building features an impressive Ranch-style exterior that gives way to an exceptionally inviting interior.  High beamed ceilings, hardwood floors and light buckwheat colored walls offer a soothing backdrop for both fitness and relaxation.

Whether your goal is toning up in the well-equipped cardio-weight room, an active workout in a private or group fitness class, or pampering yourself with one of our signature spa treatments, our new Fitness Center & Spa is guaranteed to enhance your Ranch experience.

* Fitness Center & Spa may only be used by guests 16 years and older.

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

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

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Santa Barbara Ranch Fitness Center spa

If you are travel weary or trail sore, nothing restores the mind and spirit like one of our signature spa treatments. From soothing Swedish and deep tissue massages, and gentle cleansing facials, to our exclusive therapeutic mud and herb wraps, our licensed and certified specialists will gladly remove the weight of the world from your shoulders. For those who would like to share the massage experience, we offer couples massage rooms that allow you to relax together with side-by-side massages in a peaceful and private sanctuary.

Spa Treatments

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Cardio-Weight Equipment

Santa Barbara Ranch Fitness Center Cardio

To unwind after a productive meeting or loosen-up before hitting the trails or the links, visit our fully equipped cardio-weight room.
For weight training we offer:

  • light free weights
  • a seven-piece machine circuit
  • additional resistance training equipment
  • plus a full complement of the latest cardio exercise equipment

Three 42-inch flat screen televisions and a top-of-the-line sound system help you pass the time as you are working out. There is no charge for the use of equipment in this room.

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Fitness Classes

Santa Barbara Ranch Fitness Center Group Classes

Put some giddy-up in your get-along or balance your Chi with one of our many fitness classes. Check with the Guest Services desk for the latest schedule of classes. Sign-up ahead of your stay to ensure your place in the class or drop in “spur” of the moment to see if there is an opening. Group classes include Yoga, Pilates, Zumba and Ab Sculpting.

Group classes are $15 per person and include all equipment.
(Please note there are maximum numbers allowed per class.)
Contact Guest Services for more information.

* For private Yoga or Pilate instruction, please make reservations 48 hours in advance.

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Hours & Location

Hours of Operation ~

Fitness Center
Daily 6:00am – 6:00pm

Daily 9:00am – 6:00pm

Guest Services Desk

Daily 7:00am – 6:00pm

Location ~

Situated in one of the most picturesque corners of the Ranch, the Fitness Center & Spa is located adjacent to the tennis courts, just a short stroll from the guest cottages.

Contact ~

For more information, contact the Fitness Center & Spa:
Spa Direct Line: (805) 686-7701  |  Contact Form - Fitness Center & Spa