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Rancho La Puerta Spa

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Oakland, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A quick trip over the border into Mexico from San Diego and you arrive at the gates of Rancho La Puerta! The destination spa supreme for those wishing to get away from it all and work on themselves. Don't hesitate to visit!

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Thank beccatwinmom
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear beccatwinmon, Thank for your great review. With over 50 fitness and wellness classes a day, we offer a relaxing environment for guest to digital detox and invest in yourself. We can greet you at the airport in San Diego or the border in Tecate, Mexcio and offer over 3000 acres to relax, explore and restore. We look forward to... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my third visit to the ranch and it is every bit as relaxing as my first! The food is excellent! The employees are friendly and most helpful. Cannot wait to come back next year! The classes offered can be challenging or something easy depending on what you are looking for that day. Morning hikes are not to be... More 

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Thank FVaughanTN
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear FVaughanTN, Thank you for the great review. Our fitness programs are designed to accommodate different levels of fitness and endurance. As you know, starting with our refreshing morning hikes and onto cardio, strength building, yoga or stretch classes, you can participate in a level of class that will be beneficial to you and your wellness goals. Our fitness concierge... More 

trenton,nj
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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently returned to the Ranch not in very healthy shape,needed a jump start into later years,I didn't know I was going to make it to my 70's. This place is still spectacular,gorgeous landscaping,5star service and accommodations. My wife and I decided at the last minute to go the reservation people were great I said I need d a place close... More 

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Thank abigjudge
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear abigjudge, Great to hear you had an amazing week at The Ranch! From feldenkrais to hydro-fit and meditation, we have classes and world-class instructors to enrich your experience and practice wellness. We're proud of all the staff, crews and guests that contribute to making Rancho La Puerta "Paradise." Siempre Mejor! More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled solo to Rancho la Puerta the last week of June/first week of July. Within days of arriving, I extended my stay. The Ranch is really a special place - it has a warm, down-to-earth family feel, extraordinary natural beauty, and an endless list of activities. I'm nearing 30 and I was a little worried about whether the Ranch... More 

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lauren B., Thank you for your great review and sharing your experience of The Ranch. With morning hikes and fitness classes to afternoon relaxation and seminars, there's truly something for everyone who is dedicated to investing in their wellness. Siempre Mejor! More 

San Antonio, TX
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After returning from Rancho La Puerta I must tell you all to go there, if you can!! It is the best place ever for rejuvenation, rest, relaxation, the "menu" of classes, treatments, teachings, food, and evening entertainment plus the most interesting and friendly guests. This is an all-inclusive spa with the exception of the treatments which are your choice to... More 

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Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear TxRose75, Thank you for your great review! With over 75 years as one of the premier wellness destinations, we pride ourselves on our attention to guests and offering 3000 acres for relaxation and rejuvenation. Siempre Mejor! More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I first went to the Ranch in August 2014 after reading several reviews here on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much to this community for inspiring me to take my first ever solo vacation! I was looking for a place where I would be comfortable going alone, have lots of opportunities for wellness activities and meet new and interesting people. I... More 

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Thank VickyLearnToday
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear VickyLearToday, Great to hear you've had good trips! We offer guided walks through The Ranch and longer, more physical hikes into the boulder-garden foothills of Mt. Kuchumaa. There's plenty of opportunities for socialising at meals, in fitness classes or at our cooking school, La Cocina Que Canta. Travelling solo doesn't always mean travelling alone. We look forward to your... More 

Portland, Maine
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have been going to Rancho l Puerta for 22 years and never been disappointed. It is a camp for adults. From the mi ute you arrive on the luxurious grounds, you feel your body relax as you smell the fragrant flowers and healing herbs that abound the landscape. There is something here for everyone as you can exercise every... More 

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Thank shewhoshopswell
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear shewhoshopswell, Thank you for the great overview of The Ranch in your review! As you know, with over 50 fitness and wellness classes a day, over 50 miles of hiking trails and a staff that strive to be their best every single day, there's plenty of room and activities for everyone. Siempre Mejor​! More 

Memphis TN
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65 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Rancho la Puerta is the oldest all-inclusive health spa in N. America, but that doesn't mean it hasn't kept up with the latest trends. "The Ranch" makes it easy and fun to spend a week trying out new (and tried-and-tested) approaches to health and fitness in a casual, communal environment. Unlike many other spas, the Ranch promotes mingling of guests... More 

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2 Thank jg1053
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear jg2053, Thanks for this great and thorough review! From the gardens and fitness to our culinary treats and accommodations, you've really laid out a fantastic week. Siempre Mejor! More 

Glenview, Illinois, United States
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Had a fabulous week at Rancho La Puerta. Everything is first class. The grounds are gorgeous. Every turn in the numerous paths features flowers, trees, views, and glorious scents. The fitness classes are top notch, The instructors masterfully work with all guests and all levels of fitness. The yoga and meditation classes foster introspection and relaxation. The hikes are fabulous.... More 

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1 Thank Cathy377
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cathy377, Thank you for the wonderful review! From the morning hikes to over 50 fitness classes a day, our culinary experience and community spirit, you've really captured a lot of The Ranch. Siempre Mejor! More 

Surrey, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This unique and beautiful location is hard to rate, given the huge selection of activities available to enjoy. My list is just a small sample - many people do a whole lot more....daily morning hike, three 45 min. muscle strengthening circuits, three acquasize classes, two stretch classes, five "learn about joy" sessions, four photography classes....that's the list of someone who... More 

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Thank LindsayRider
Roberto A, General Manager at Rancho La Puerta Spa, responded to this review

Dear LindsayRider, Thank you for your great review and highlighting your amazing activities for the week! With over 50 fitness and wellness classes a day, we're here for you. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

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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