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Rancho Naturalista

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if there is anything better than having hummingbirds the size of your palm whirr around your head, to grow used to that... to take it for granted. But that was just one small part of the wonderland that is Rancho Naturalista. Three...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

The hospitality at Rancho Naturalista cannot be beat! Lisa is the sweetest, most accommodating hostess you can imagine. It really felt like visiting with family or close friends. The food was amazing and looked gorgeous, healthy and local, just wonderful. Even though it was dry...More

2  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly a special place for birders with a variety of habitats to explore including trails thru dense forest and open pastures with optional side trips along a local stream or walking a country road at Silent Mountain. The hummingbird feeders were quite busy but not...More

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Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to make this wonderful and informative review! We were very happy to have you return after 8 yrs since your last visit. We are sorry you hadn't mentioned wanting a hairdryer as we have them always...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

Stayed at Rancho for 8 nights in the beginning of May. It was amazing. Heard about the place years ago and the "rumors" weren't wrong. It is a awesome place to bird and relaxe. What makes all the difference is the staff. Everybody is nice....More

1  Thank BirderQC
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Accommodations were good here. Large rooms. Good bathroom lighting. Pleasant grounds. Porches for gathering. It's a full-package location - room & meals. No choices offered for meals, but the quantities are generous. Coffee and cookies always available. A/C provided by fan. We had to do...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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$125 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Denise M
March 30, 2018|
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Response from RanchoNaturalista | Property representative |
Hello from all of us at Rancho Naturalista! Yes the first 2 weeks of August can be very nice weather. It may also be raining during the afternoons which is normal for this time of the year. Everything is lush and green and... More
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superlib
January 26, 2018|
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Sorry I didn’t see this sooner! We aren’t strict about checkout times. We allow guests to stay and have lunch -even if they arrived for lunch on the day they checked in. As long as it’s not a large group, we don’t charge... More
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mjs-fl
July 12, 2017|
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Hello and Saludos from all of us here at Rancho Naturalista! Although many of our guests do come with a tour group we also have guests that prefer to come on their own. We try to help our guests plan every detail, from... More
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"Ask to be in main building if wanting quick access to feeding statiosn"
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"All rooms are unique, but stay away from the rooms in front of the laundry."
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"stayed in the main lodge with a room adjoining the upstairs balcony..ideal for the hummingbird feeders"
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"Lodge rooms are great for access to seeing the hummingbirds, but the early morning birders might wake you."
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