Rancho Santa Fe

Architecturally inspired by neighboring residential districts, the community has lush landscaping.

Welcome to Rancho Santa Fe

A pristine city with private and inspired living.
Rancho Santa Fe is a sophisticated city in San Diego’s North County. Architecturally inspired by neighboring residential districts, the community has lush landscaping. Rancho Santa Fe can be categorized as its own mini-city with a close-knit community. Rancho Santa Fe has a small-town, suburban feel with a luxury design.
The beautiful residential area, The Covenant, covers open countryside about ten miles from the city center. The Village is Rancho Santa Fe’s business district, a stretch of commercial and local businesses and shops. Rancho Santa Fe is east of Solana Beach and Oceanside and just a  short drive from notable ranches and parks. Stunning trails and private country clubs invite outdoorsy residents to appreciate and enjoy the unique and large landscape. There is no need to travel hours away for high-quality outdoor entertainment or shopping.

What To Love

  • Exclusive gated communities and estates
  • Golf and country clubs
  • Seaside restaurants, local bistros, and grills
  • A small city with a downtempo pace
  • Easy access to nearby ranches

Local Lifestyle

Rancho Santa Fe provides residents with private living full of luxury. Just 20 miles from San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe is a quiet and secluded, suburban area. Most residents live in gated communities and can expect an incomparable sense of privacy and security. Restaurants, beaches, and recreational activities are within walking distance or short drives. The Village has high-end shopping, eateries, and galleries.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Residents of Rancho Santa Fe can enjoy a variety of dining options. Whether it is a coastal restaurant or a Mexican cantina, there are many culturally inspiring cuisines to choose from. Nearby, the Secret Gardens at Rancho Santa Fe is an assortment of restaurants. Inside The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, a warm and luxurious resort, you will find Morada and The Huntsman. Morada has coastal and seasonal dishes with a southwest, county vibe. With a take on Californian French cuisine, The Mile Fleurs is a local favorite. You can savor their Pistachio Crusted Lamb Rack or their Prime 96-Hour Short Rib on the gorgeous outdoor patio. Afterward, you can enjoy a cocktail in their piano bar. The village shopping center hosts a weekly farmers market, the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market, with unique vendors and fresh produce.
The Del Mar Racetrack is nearby for the ultimate horse racing entertainment. Also, nearby you will find LegoLand, the San Diego Zoo, and Balboa Park.

Things To Do

Rancho Santa Fe features several sights and activities. With the Santa Fe Golf Club and The Bridges, there is plenty of outdoor entertainment. For residents interested in Five-Star relaxation, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is the perfect getaway. With modern Spanish-inspired design, it features open landscapes and gardens similar to those found in the Rancho Santa Fe community. The remote spa prioritizes wellness, fitness, and farm-to-table dining. Attractions just a few miles away from Rancho Santa Fe include the San Diego Zoo, Mission Beach, and LegoLand California. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is a luxurious resort by Marriott. They provide a serene escape in nature with 21-acres of private luxury.
The Rancho Riding Club provides riding instruction for all ages and skill levels. It is a popular place for the equestrian community and hosts fun seasonal events throughout the year. Their Oktoberfest celebration has riding events, music, and dancing along with an Antique Beer Truck and a Bavarian lunch. At the Christmas Ride, everyone saddles up for a fun ride through town.


The Rancho Santa Fe School District serves the Rancho Sante Fe area. 

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