The Art of Doing “Nothing”: 4 Benefits Found at Alisal

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While technology helps us and can bring critical information for progress, health and innovation at lightning speed, it also has another side.  Reports all over the media show how society is attached to their mobile devices and technology more than ever. And more than ever there appears to be a growing correlation between this technological attachment and stress, disease and ironically “detachment” from core values, which are what sustain us as a species to not just survive, but thrive.

Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort has provided an environment that allows guests to unplug and thrive for generations.  While this was not its original intent, the gift is that what started off as a natural way of life at Alisal, has evolved into Continue reading The Art of Doing “Nothing”: 4 Benefits Found at Alisal

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The Alisal Guest Experience: Guests Respond On Their Favorite Alisal Memory

We asked and you responded.  What we loved most is every response was varied, but they all pointed to the same “feel”.  Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort is a place where memories are made.   Here are some of the highlights of responses on social media to the question we posed, “What is your favorite memory about Alisal?

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“On a Saturday breakfast ride a few years back, we veered off the trail and loped through this beautiful green meadow.  There was still dew on everything so it all sparkled, and being on a horse made it all the more perfect.  It’s my favorite trail ride on a horse to date.” – Meredith Lehman Continue reading The Alisal Guest Experience: Guests Respond On Their Favorite Alisal Memory

Alisal Partners with Foxen and Firestone for a Sumptuous Dining Adventure

alisal january dinnerOn Saturday,  January 16th, something very exciting is happening at the ranch.  Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort will partner with Foxen Winery and Firestone Walker Brewing Company for a culinary experience and adventure that is not soon to be forgotten.

Chef Pascal has been working very hard collaborating with Continue reading Alisal Partners with Foxen and Firestone for a Sumptuous Dining Adventure

Caitlin & Tyler Get Married at Alisal River Terrace

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Photo Credit: Melanie Duerkopp

The following is an excerpt from wedding planner Santa Barbara Wine Country Weddings & Events‘ official “Real Weddings” BLOG.  Continue reading Caitlin & Tyler Get Married at Alisal River Terrace