Welcome to Rancho Santa Fe
Exclusive community with incredible world-class amenities
Rancho Santa Fe is an exclusive community nestled in a peaceful rural area around a 30-minute drive north of San Diego. Rancho Santa Fe is comprised of a variety of gated communities with stunning homes and impeccable amenities. The Covenant is Rancho Santa Fe’s oldest community. Laid out as a masterplan in the 1920s, the Covenant features a beautiful Beaux-Arts village with sophisticated restaurants surrounded by lush landscaping. Rancho Santa Fe is also home to an outstanding golf course and many other recreational amenities.
Rancho Santa Fe offers grand homes in a variety of styles. The community is located in the heart of San Diego horse country, and many properties boast private equestrian facilities. Rancho Santa Fe’s sprawling ranches and lavish estates have made this exquisite community an enduringly popular destination for affluent residents in the San Diego area.
What to Love
Stunning luxury homes
Famous golf course
World-class tennis facilities
Rancho Santa Fe is one of the most unique communities in California. The community’s incredible landscaping and gorgeous century-old architecture create a captivating setting in a beautiful area of North County countryside. Rancho Santa Fe’s spectacular homes and impeccable amenities have made the community a beacon for some of California’s most prominent residents.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Rancho Santa Fe is home to several delightful restaurants serving elegant meals in chic settings. Elegant French restaurant Mille Fleurs
serves traditional country cooking in a homey space with gardens, patios, and a piano bar. The menu includes perfectly executed classic entrees such as lobster bisque alongside five and seven-course tasting menus with wine pairings. Rancho Santa Fe Bistro
offers Mediterranean lunch and dinner dishes, including kabobs, pasta entrees, and gourmet salads and sandwiches. Thyme in the Ranch
is a bakery, café, and restaurant featuring a charming interior decorated with flowers. The scrumptious cakes and pastries on sale here include signature fruit muffins, scones, cinnamon rolls, bread, and Bundt cakes. The lunch menu includes seasonal salads, soups, and gourmet sandwiches made with sourdough, rye, wholegrain, or focaccias. Dolce
is a sophisticated Italian dining destination for farm-to-table wood-fired cuisine. Dolce’s delicious meals are paired with happy hour cocktails and an extensive wine list.
Things to Do
Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club
is the centerpiece of the community’s historic Covenant. Designed by Max Behr in 1929, this beautiful course became famous nationally during the 1930s when Rancho Santa Fe resident Bing Crosby began organizing the annual Clambake pro-am tournament here. The golf course continues to attract attention, being featured on lists such as the top 100 walking courses in America. An elegant Spanish-style Ranch Clubhouse overlooks the golf course. The Spa at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
provides a range of world-class spa and wellness treatments in a serene hilltop setting. Treatments emphasize the use of natural local ingredients. The Spa also features a state-of-the-art fitness center with Star Trac equipment and a range of special programs and classes. Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club
at Rancho Valencia has been named the best tennis resort in Southern California by Tennis Magazine since 2008. The tennis club’s outstanding facilities include 14 plexipave championship tennis courts, two European red clays tennis courts, and four pickleball courts. Experienced pros are on hand to provide expert tuition to tennis players of all ability levels. Rancho Santa Fe Art Gallery
displays unique works from a range of talented emerging and established artists with an emphasis on local artists.
Rancho Santa Fe is served by the Rancho Santa Fe Elementary school district.
- R. Roger Rowe Elementary School, Public, K-5
- R. Roger Middle School, Public, 6-8