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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
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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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Seattle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Climate... Best in world... Marine cool with heat like San Diego Activites galore that entertain & enlighten from hiking, exercises, speakers, cooking, meditation, swimming and labryths massage spas on 300+ acres of secluded heaven Separate villa accommodations with superb services Cafe/wine bazar Special family week first of Aug--took 16 yr old granddaughter who loved it... Lots of choices Food is... More

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

Thank you for your kind words! So happy to hear that you enjoyed Family Week. It’s a very special week for us. We hope to have you back in 2015 as well! More

Scotts Valley, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ranch is an amazing place to be your best self. It has everything I love........healthy& delicious food, fun exercise classes, challenging hikes, a wine bar, fabulous people, luxurious spa treatments, intellectual speakers, and beautiful grounds. My week at the ranch with my mom was almost perfect......the only downside was that my mom got sick while we were there :(... More

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

Thank you so much for your kind review! We’re so sorry to hear that your mother fell ill during her time at The Ranch. We hope we made her feel as comfortable as possible while she was under the weather and we are glad to hear that she is better now. We hope to have both you and your mom... More

Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Its hard to put into words why RLP is so special or how exactly it seems to truly rejuvenate the soul and body/ But I leave RLP with a very recharged battery. I didnt realize how tired I was in both mind and body until about day 5 of my retreat at RLP when I noticed how wonderful I felt.... More

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

We’re so glad you enjoyed your time at The Ranch and were able to rest, rejuvenate and cater your experience to your personal needs. We hope to see you back soon! More

New York
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You'll find a consistency as you read the many RLP reviews. This is a special place and RLP is different from most destination spas. The committed week approach -- everyone arrives on Saturday and leaves on Saturday --- enables an ability to meet and really get to know people. To get beyond the superficial. It also allows classes to build... More

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

Thank you so much for your gracious and kind review. We appreciate that you enjoy all we have to offer as well understanding our Ranch philosophy so completely. And lastly, thank you for your loyalty to The Ranch! More

Santa Barbara, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

my daughter and I spent 3 days at RLP, generally people go for a week, but we could not. 3 days was fine, we had time to enjoy the classes , get some lovely treatments and at the end of the stay we felt very relaxed. The hotel itself is nice, there are quite a few small haciendas where all... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your thorough review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to experience the magic of The Ranch. Yes, Rancho La Puerta is very close to town which is great for guests that would like to experience the culture of Tecate while still being able to escape to nature and... More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What I loved: the food was wonderful. Mostly vegetarian, with fish and shrimp a few times during the week. Self-serve buffets for breakfast and lunch, with a served multi course dinner (soup, salad, entree, dessert). I was concerned all week that I had to be taking in too many calories, but I definitely lost some weight. The menu is lowish... More

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

Thank you for your thoughtful review. You cover a great many things about The Ranch that would be valuable for anyone who hasn’t been here before. We’re so glad the food was a highlight for you! We take great pride in our cuisine and sustainability efforts with our organic farm and cooking school, La Cocina Que Canta. We will definitely... More

Carlsbad, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wonderful place for exercise, relaxation and exquisite food. I would recommend this place if your interested in vegetating and enjoying nature. The best part of going there is that Rancho La Puerta will arrange to pick you up in Mission Bay so you don't have to drive into Mexico. This way you can enjoy the scenic drive along I94.

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

Thank you for your review! We’re glad you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you at The Ranch again soon. And we couldn’t agree more about the drive along I94, absolutely gorgeous. More

Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I just finished my ninth visit to Rancho La Puerta (RLP) and it won't be my last. I am already planning my next visit. Each visit is better than the last. This is not the Mexican vacation for someone who want to lie at the pool and drink the margaritas. First, there are no margaritas. This is an active healthy... More

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

Thank you for your thorough review! We can’t thank you enough for choosing to come back to The Ranch time and time again. Your passion for The Ranch warms our hearts! And we’re so glad to hear that you are taking The Ranch home! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! More

Alamo, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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

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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
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Rancho La Puerta Hotel Tecate
Rancho La Puerta Tecate

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