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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll summarize my near perfect stay at the ranch by saying it is like summer camp for grownups...but even better! I went with two friends for a birthday celebration and we all agreed it was exceptional. Yes, it is pricey but it was worth every penny. From the hikes to the pools to the classes, everything was exceptional. Throw in... More 

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Madrid
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 2nd time at the Ranch, I love it. It's top notch. The staff, the food, the classes, the rooms. Everything is really amazing. I'm hooked. I met lovely people there that I will continue to be friends with in the future and I met folks two years ago that I still remain in contact with. It's a... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There are so many 5 star ratings for the Ranch for a reason: it's fantastic. I can see why people go back consistently for decades! Rancho La Puerta really is magical. It really is a place like no other, and I can probably safely say there is no other place that can offer you what RLP does. There is so... More 

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

Dear LOfam, Thank you for the lovely review. Congratulations on your 30th! We are happy that you were able to celebrate it with us and it warms our hearts to hear that you had such a special visit. We look forward to having you back again soon! More 

Clovis, California
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Although I was hoping for a more relaxing time, there were so many great activities to choose from, I came home rather tired after this week. It was hard to pass up training by professional tennis players, swimming coaches, seasoned writers, etc. The food was incredible, so healthy and satisfying. I came home with a plan for a more healthy... More 

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

Dear MsCathleen, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that The Ranch inspired you, and that you had such a fun and active time on your vacation. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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62 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After six months of stressful health-related issues, I decided to go solo to Rancho La Puerta for some dedicated rest, recuperation, healthy food, and mindful growth. The Ranch had been recommended highly to me for years by travel industry experts, friends and family members who had been there. I stayed for two weeks and never regretted it for one minute.... More 

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

Dear Banjoman2007, Thank you so much for your review - your story is inspirational! We are pleased to hear that you had such a tranformative and positive Ranch experience! We look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable and rejuvenating vacation. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Had a super week at the end of May. Fabulous weather and of course the food and the hikes are awesome. Have to do the morning walk to the mountain for breakfast at the kitchen cooking classes were a blast and the diverse lectures and classes were top notch. Come to the ranch, it will change your life, or at... More 

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

Dear Tomthetinker, Thank you for your incredible review and recent stay! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the hikes, fresh cuisine, farm-to-table cooking classes, and inspirational lectures. It is especially nice to see that your retreat was life changing. We look forward to welcoming you back again! More 

San Diego, California
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40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Little did I know that I would discover Shangri-La at the "Ranch" I encountered paradise in Tecate. An amazing experience designed to invigorate and calm the senses and deliver a return to the natural order of the body and mind while attending to the soul. Amazing lush garden scapes, morning hikes, exercise modalities for every whim and level, yoga and... More 

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

Dear Victoria M., It is wonderful to hear that you had such a great time at The Ranch. From the lush garden scapes, to the fascinating people you met, to the "Shangri-La" experience, we think you described The Ranch perfectly. Thank you for taking to review our resort - we look forward to your next visit! More 

San Antonio, TX
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Go to the "Ranch" as everyone calls it and your life will change...in some way...for sure. The community of people, the vast variety of plants in the sumptuous gardens, and of course the unlimited choices of spa treatments, classes, activities is like no other place in the world. Go for yourself...to know yourself better...to learn your body better...and to widen... More 

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

Dear TxRose75, Thank you for your thoughtful and glowing review! We appreciate your taking the time to write, and are thrilled to hear that you had such an incredible experience at The Ranch. We appreciate the recommendation, and look forward to having you back again soon! More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

who want to go to a spa, eat health food, have so many things to do? this is our 7th visit need I saw more. No joke it only gets better every time. Sorry to say the only think wrong is that we don't spend more than a week

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Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Just finished my 7th visit over 24 years. The Ranch is the perfect wellness getaway for me, with varied hikes, classes in yoga, Pilates, aerobics, weights, dance, meditation. The food has escalated from simple-healthy to gourmet-healthy, with fish and egg options for the non-veg folks. The organic fruits are bursting with flavor, a sharp contrast to most conventional fruits in... More 

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