Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

A Secluded Jewel Tucked into the Santa Ynez Valley

A secluded jewel tucked into California’s famed Santa Ynez Valley, our 10,000-acre ranch melds the spirit of the Old West with the seductive charms of today’s most relaxing resorts. Drive 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara and you’ll find Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort’s 50 miles of riding trails, 100-acre spring-fed lake, two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, pool, spa, western-themed accommodations, fine dining, and endless ways to unplug and unwind. Just minutes away from our premier guest ranch are more than 75 renowned vineyards and wineries and the charming Danish village of Solvang. Whether it’s a romantic weekend getaway for two, a family reunion, or a corporate retreat, come discover the magic of Alisal. With a temperate climate year-round and ever-changing seasonal activities, any time of year is the perfect time to visit us.

We are excited to welcome you to Alisal and let you experience firsthand what makes us such a special place. Please let us know the specifics of your upcoming event so we can create the perfect experience for you and your group. Our team is able to create unforgettable moments that have groups returning year after year!

Accommodations + Meetings

Inspiring group retreats, picture-perfect weddings, and unforgettable events are our specialty. From the majesty of our setting to the impeccable service from our events staff, we ensure you will have an extraordinary experience during your stay with us. Our secluded locale, unique selection of excellent indoor and outdoor venues, fine dining, and recreational options make meetings here both a relaxing and productive experience.

Whether you are planning an intimate gathering of 10 or you’d like to reserve the entire property for a company retreat, we can accommodate nearly any size group. We can cater dinners at the shores of Alisal Lake or in our Rodeo Arena. Or you can enjoy an ideal spread set up in our beautifully appointed meeting rooms featuring large fireplaces, high-beamed ceilings, and expansive windows offering beautiful views. If you’re interested in venturing beyond the boundaries of the Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, we can organize a special winemaker dinner at one of the many award-winning wineries in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Meeting Specs

  • Meeting Room Space
    7,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Number of Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Meeting Room
    2,800 Sq. Ft.
  • Second Largest Meeting Room
    1,200 Sq. Ft.
  • Outdoor Meeting Space
    10,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Full Capacity Chart & Floor Plans

Lodging Options

  • Number of Sleeping Rooms
  • Number of Suites

Year Property Built


Year of Last Renovation


Nearest Major Airport:  Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)

Distance from Airport:  36 miles  /  36 minutes

Area Member DMC:  Bixel & Company