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Rancho La Puerta Spa

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Carretera A Tijuana Km 5, Tecate 92046-3057, Mexico
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Rancho La Puerta Spa
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Tecate
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alamo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a returning guest, I consider Rancho La Puerta to be absolutely unique and wonderful. It's such a special place, a treat for mind, body, and spirit. Non stop classes, early morning hiking, fantastic fitness staff, friendly and thoughtful staff. Evening programs, guest presenters, lectures, etc. Beautiful gardens, it smells great with aromatherapy herbs and flowers everywhere you walk. The... More

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Roberto A, Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful words. We are thrilled to hear that you have had amazing Ranch experiences with both family and friends. It is wonderful to hear that you are loyal to The Ranch – we love seeing our guests return year after year. Thank you again! More

Highland Park, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ranch is a home away from home for us returnees. Always consistent in activities, service and accommodations. . A wonderful blend for the mind, heart, and body. I've found the guest presenters always interesting, but even more interesting are the guests the Ranch attracts. I love the variety and quantity of activities, spa treatments, or just time in a... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this wonderful review of The Ranch. We’re so honored that you have chosen to come back year after year to rejuvenate. We look forward to your next visit! More

Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no place like The Ranch. This place is magical...from the aromatic plantings EVERYWHERE to the natural beauty of Mount Kuchama, to the friendliest staff you'll find anywhere, a week at The Ranch is the ultimate dose of wellness medicine. You can do nothing but rest or do every fitness activity under the sun. This place is all about... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review! We are so happy that you experienced the magic of the Ranch during your trip - and that you took it home with you as well. We look forward to having you back at the Ranch! More

Philadelphia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 19 year old daughter and I spent a week here in July and it was truly magical. I was concerned that she might not like it, being one of the youngest people there, but she had as good if not better a time than I did. We had wonderful dinners meeting interesting and fun people, loved the classes, meditations... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you had an incredible vacation with your daughter! It’s great that you had such an amazing time overall, and that Chef Denise’s dinner was a highlight. We are grateful for your feedback about the dining hall, as our motto is “Siempre Mejor” (Always Better). While overall we receive positive reviews on our cuisine, we... More

Locust Valley, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't begin to explain what a wonderful week we had at the Ranch! This was relaxing but energizing at the same time. Up at 6am to hike, then exercise, meditate, swim, listen to amazing speakers, cook and talk to interesting people over the best meals that are healthy and vegetarian. The spa was very nice with great massages and... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

It’s wonderful to hear that you had such an amazing experience at The Ranch! We are glad that you took advantage of all of the activities – from relaxing at the spa and hiking in the morning to taking the cooking class. Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Rogersville, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I booked a two week solo trip to the Ranch hoping to brush up on a healthier lifestyle. My trip turned out to be exactly what I needed. My time was spent hiking, practicing Pilates, taking Hydro Fit classes, nutrition lectures, and dance. For fun I spent time in the art studio making jewelry and caught a game of Barry... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your beautiful review! We are thrilled to hear that your Ranch experience boosted your energy and provided relaxation. It’s wonderful that you enjoyed the culinary elements of the Ranch as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Rancho la Puerta is the place to have fun; relax; become healthier; and meet interesting people. It all happens in a pristine, beautiful location where every turn reveals magnificent landscaping and sweeping mountain views. Just one hour from San Diego, you could be a million miles away. Excellent, well prepared food and a seemingly endless list of hikes, activities and... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for sharing your experience with future guests. We are glad to hear that you had a relaxing and fulfilling time, and felt the magic of the lovely environment The Ranch is nestled in. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

seattle
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a place to renew and recharge your batteries. Hiking, meditation, yoga, sculpture class, gardening, sunshine, swimming pools, spa treatments and great times with friends... It was a life changing week for me and I am still maintaining my daily meditation practice. Will go back again next year!

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

It warms our hearts to know that your week at The Ranch gave you the rejuvenation you needed and that you are continuing your practice at home. Thank you for sharing your experiences, and we look forward to seeing you next year! More

Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had the time of my life. I can't say enough about the lodging, food, instructors, beautiful grounds, amazing hikes, variety of sports activities, seminars and the amazing people who work there! It was life changing. Truly magical!

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a wonderful time, and are incredibly moved to hear that your experience was life changing. Thank you for this review and we hope to see you again! More

Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We first travelled here in 2000 for a special birthday celebration. If you are into health, lifestyle & the arts, this spa has only gotten better. Only an hour from San Diego Airport, the beauty of the physical surroundings coupled with an exceptionally well trained staff, and management that has kept up with the times & needs of today's guests,... More

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Roberto A, Chief Executive at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

We are deeply grateful for your kind words. Our motto is “Siempre Mejor” (Always Better), so we are especially thrilled that your Ranch experiences have gotten better over the years! Thank you and we hope to see you back again soon. More

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Additional Information about Rancho La Puerta Spa

Address: Carretera A Tijuana Km 5, Tecate 92046-3057, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Tecate
Also Known As:
Rancho La Puerta Hotel Tecate
Rancho La Puerta Tecate

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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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 
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