Welcome to Rancho Santa Fe
Peak luxury living in a dazzling, historical town
An exclusive, rural enclave beloved by residents for its immaculate landscaping, robust sense of community, and outstanding schools, Rancho Santa Fe stands out as one of the most enviable and prestigious locales in South California. Luxury and privacy are the hallmarks of the town’s unique character. It is an oasis of sophisticated resorts, high-end dining, and glamorous shopping.
Beaches might not be a staple within Rancho’s boundaries, but just down the road in neighboring towns lie some of California’s greatest sandy shorelines. Far removed, yet close to everything, the locals of Rancho Santa Fe delight in this unique feature of their neighborhood. Homeowners will be spoiled for choice at the varieties presented by its housing opportunities, where sprawling Mediterranean estates lie back on tranquil streets.
What to Love
- Warm and friendly neighbors
- A great sense of community
- Home to the best public schools in San Diego
- Award-winning restaurants
- Close to exciting venues
Rancho Santa is outstandingly beautiful, with magnificent estates that point to the community’s unmatched luxury. Residents of Rancho Santa Fe are lauded for being warm and friendly. A great sense of community keeps members of the neighborhood coming together often to celebrate fun traditions and activities. At the heart of Rancho lies the prestigious Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course, where members can be found spending most of their day.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
In the heart of the most exclusive enclave of San Diego County, lies the upscale Rancho Santa Fe Plaza, resplendent with gushing fountains, French Cafe Tables, and palm tree-lined courtyards reminiscent of a quaint European village. This dazzling plaza intermixes old-world charm with cosmopolitan necessities, luring foodies and shoppers to explore a selection of specialty stores like Sacred Sound of the Soul and restaurants like Original Pancake House.
Eat like a Parisian at the upscale Mille Fleurs, serving classic French delights in a country-hone space with gardens and patio seating, a piano bar, and private rooms for guests who desire not to be seen. This restaurant is recognized among the “Best of the Best” in San Diego Magazine. Thyme in the Ranch brings customers traditional cafe fare with hearty pastries and soups. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is a luxe cottage retreat offering a spa, restaurant, and bar, so you’ve got all the boxes checked for a perfect luxury staycation perched atop the hills overlooking San Diego. Don’t miss the taste of Italian-American eats served in a stylish environment in North Italia, with dishes like herb marinated rack of lamb, seared scallops, and yummy desserts.
Things to Do
125 acres of lush grounds, beautiful trees, and scenery mark San Dieguito County Park as a coveted venue for classy events, be it weddings, get-togethers, social functions, or barbecues. Kids can have fun on its playground, while those hungry for the views just have to get on the suspension bridges.
Slip in for a restorative getaway at the five-star Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa featuring posh casitas and villas with private patios and fireplaces, guaranteed to let you enjoy your rejuvenating sessions in peace and quiet. Embark on a mid-morning hiking adventure along the San Dieguito Trail. You’ll come upon a scenic river, lush greenery, and fellow adventurers on horseback or bikes. And if you’re seeking the perfect countryside escape, there’s nowhere like The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. draped in a serene atmosphere, this rustic boutique resort housed in a deluxe cottage retreat integrates relaxation with space for fun events and a holistic wellness spa.
Rancho Santa Fe offers San Diego’s best schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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